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A portrait of Joe

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26734
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  • 1977-09-14

"The mayor of all the people in Bradford for many years, Joe Magani (left) has received a great deal of well-deserved tribute for contributions. The latest is a photo portrait donated by the Chamber of Commerce, represented by president John Gaus ...

George Jackson

Town gathers for Joe Magani

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26805
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  • 1977-02-02

"More than 180 persons were on hand at the Bradford Community Centre Friday night to honor 'Uncle Joe' Magani on his retirement from 20 years in Bradford politics, the last 16 of those as mayor. Reeve Ken Wood was chairman for the evening, and he ...

George Jackson

Preview of Snowarama

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26801
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  • 1977-01-26

"Timmy and Tammy were in Bradford last week to generate support for the Snowarama to be held February 13 from Varley's Marina. From the left are Bradford Mayor Roy Gordon, former mayor Joe Magani, Timmy (Kevin Collins of Orillia), Tammy (Patty Doa...

Bradford Witness

Honors for former mayor

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26828
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  • 1977-04-20

"Joe Magani (second from left) was honored Saturday night for his work as Bradford's mayor for 16 years. With his wife, Doris, he heard tributes from long-time friends such as Brad Walker (left) and Charles Evans (right), and received gifts that i...

George Jackson

Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26978
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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

Town may swap land

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26931
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  • 1976-09-15

"Council is very close to engineering a swap with local developer Michael Orsi which could save the town almost $20,000, The Witness learned this week. Mayor Joe Magani presented council with a draft agreement prepared by the developer and submitt...

Bradford Witness

Community honors Citizen of the Year

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26900
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  • 1976-05-19

"More than 250 well-wishers and dignitaries filled the auditorium of the Bradford and District Community Centre Sunday to honor Tom Gardner, Bradford's Citizen of the Year for 1976. Mr. Gardner, who operated a hardware store in Bradford for 56 yea...

Bradford Witness

Retiring group

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26885
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  • 1976-01-28

"Bradford Mayor Joe Magani, left, and Reeve Art Turner, right, honor the three men who recently retired. From left to right are: Ted Devlin, Ted Gapp and John Dudgeon. The men were given mementos of appreciation by the town."

Bradford Witness

Hi-ho Silver away

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26904
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  • 1976

"Bradford Mayor Joe Magani makes a valiant effort to mount his donkey during one of the most hilarious events staged during the five-day Salad Festival. The donkey baseball game drew large crowds as the Lions battled the Bradford Rotary. The event...

Bradford Witness

44 Drury Street

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-20-07
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  • 1995

The one-storey house once located on the west side at 44 Drury St. had stucco cladding originally. Many years ago it was the home of Fred McKay, his wife, and son (Bruce). Fred was a retired farmer. He had noted gardens (asparagus, strawberries, r...

Janice Hopkins