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Community honors Citizen of the Year

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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

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

Cpl. Reg. A.C. Wilson Assumes Duties At Stayner Next Week

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  • 1957-05-01

Article summarizing Cpl. Reg. A.C. Wilson of the Bradford OPP detachment duties in Bradford; also includes his farewell party and information on his wife's efforts in town.

Bradford Witness

Hi-ho Silver away

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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

Honors for former mayor

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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

Magani retires, election races shaping up

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  • 1976-10-20

"BRADFORD - After 16 years in public office, Bradford Mayor Joe Magani is retiring from politics. He made his announcement Thursday night before fellow members of town council. "I think it's about time for Uncle Joe to quit," he said quietly. "I'v...

Bradford Witness

Mayor Roy Gordon and new council sworn in at inauguration

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  • 1977-01-17

"Bradford's 1977-78 council was sworn in at a ceremony at the community centre Monday evening. At left, new Mayor Roy Gordon accepts the gavel from retiring mayor Joe Magani. Mr. Magani said he thought the gavel was given to him personally, but fo...

Bradford Witness

Residents oppose townhouse plan

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  • 1976-10-6

"BRADFORD - Residents in the area of Thornton Avenue and Frederick Street are concerned about a proposed 26-unit townhouse development on 1.9 acres of land at the northwest corner of Thornton Avenue. ..."

Bradford Witness

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