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Bantam Champs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26964
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  • 1975-04-16

"Ward & Patch, coached by Ross Elliott and managed by Lou Cogo, won the Bantam championship with a 4-1 victory over Robinson's Gulf. Members of the team are Peter Prins, Danny Corners, Brett Thompson, Robert Delcourt, Ross Elliott, Wes Whitford, D...

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Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26808
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  • 1977-02-09

"Norm Barron, owner of Barron's Dominion Hardware, has retired after 32 years in the hardware business. The store was founded by Norm's father Harry Barron in 1932 in a location now occupied by John Gaus Interiors and N.S. Smith Real Estate. The e...

George Jackson

Best Salad Festival yet

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26907
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  • 1976-07-21

"The town of Bradford bulged at the seams last week as an estimated 20,000 people jammed into the community to make an unprecedented success of the annual Bradford Salad Festival. From last Wednesday night, through Sunday, every event scheduled by...

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Bradford Public School Girls Baseball

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27011
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  • 1975-06-11

"The Bradford Public School Girls Baseball team won the area five championship last Wednesday. The girls won four games on their way to the top. From [right to left] in the front row are: Laurie Alebeek, Michelle Woodcock, Kathy Kent, Annette Cumm...

Art Chamberlain

Bradford United Church

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26825
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  • 1977-04-20

"Churchgoers at Bradford United Church were treated last Sunday to the "gospel folk" music and words of inspirations from the group Tushisah. The group is comprised of local students who play area churches and convey religion through their music. ...

George Jackson

Bradford doctor was honored for service

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26890
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  • 1976

"Bradford doctor G.L. Blackwell was honored last Wednesday at the annual meeting of the York County Hospital for his years of service as chief of staff of the hospital and on the board of directors. Dr. Blackwell received a large painting as thank...

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Bradford's Salad Queen

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27017
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  • 1975-07-16

"Bradford's Salad Queen Irene Schreiber will be on hand for activities."

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Canal crash

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
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  • 1976-01-07

"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...

George Jackson

Chamber of Commerce picks Tom Gardner

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26899
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  • 1976-04-21

"Tom Gardner, longtime hardware store owner and active member of many community groups, has been named the Bradford and district citizen of the year by the Chamber of Commerce. ..."

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Children safe with this man

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26905
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  • 1976-05-26

"Chris Van Alebeek has 25 grandchildren, had worked outdoors all his life, and was bored after four years' retirement. So he began a new career this year - as a crossing guard, shepherding school children across the busy stretch of Holland St. Eas...

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