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Lucky Winner

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  • 1974-10-30

Aida Lynn of Bradford won first prize at the Bradford Fire Hall Saturday night, October 26. The snowmobile is an Evinrude Norseman, valued at $699. "I never in all my life won anything like this before," said Aida Lynn. Proceeds from the draw will...

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If it fits...

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  • 1977-05-18

"Linda Hand of Newmarket helps Bud Parry try on a hat at a rummage sale last Saturday at the Bradford Legion Hall. The Ladies' Auxiliary held the sale to raise money for needy families."

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Lions' airplane arrives

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  • 1977-06-22

"The Bradford Lions club moved the top prize for their annual September 12 draw along Holland Street early Tuesday morning. The cessna airplane is now on view at the Red and White shopping plaza and tickets can be purchased from any Lions member. ...

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A happy Salad Queen

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  • 1977-06-15

Description : "Donna Ramsay (centre), this year's Salad Festival Queen, receives congratulations from the 1976 queen, Annette Grencer, as fellow contestant Nancy Bergeron (right) applauds. Donna, 18, was elected at the Salad Festival dance Saturda...

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Senior citizens apartment to be built in Bradford

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  • 1974-09-18

"A 50 suite senior citizens apartment building will be built in Bradford early next year. Last week, council and the town planning board met with officials of the Ontario Housing Corporation and the plans were revealed. OHC recently purchased five...

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  • 1974-09-25

"The building permit 74-104 was issued to John Zima on September 11. Township building inspector, Bert Magloughlen posted a stop work order on the Simcoe Rd. building site on September 16. Workmen continued blocklaying in the face of the stop work...

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Ready To Greet Patrons

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  • 1974-07-24

"Liquor store manager Clare Sullivan (left) stands with cashier Herb Taylor at the opening of the new Liquor Control Board outlet on Holland St. W. The store had six customers in the first 15 minutes of business, according to Sullivan, who also sa...

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IODE celebrates 25th anniversary

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  • 1974-11-20

"This year the West Gwillimbury chapter of the Imperial Order - Daughters of the Empire is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Last Saturday at the Bradford Community Centre several hundred people enjoyed the Red, White and Blue Ball. Several gradua...

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Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects

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  • 1975-04-30

"Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital April 6 suffering from a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Tri...

George Jackson

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