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Earl Rowe is guest speaker

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26800
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  • 1977-02-02

"Honorable Earl Rowe, former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, was guest speaker at the Fisher's Corners Womens Institute Meeting January 20. A great supporter of women's institutes, Mr. Rowe spoke to the women and their husbands for about 45 minute...

Bradford Witness

Finally! Schomberg river dredge is launched

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26766
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"The Schomberg River dredge was finally launched last Tuesday after an abortive effort the day before. The ponderous machine, built by Louis Devald, slid slowly into the water near Wanda Street, and to the relief of everybody it not only floated, ...

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Flowers ruined

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26985
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  • 1975-05-28

"This was the scene in a greenhouse operated by Ferragine Brothers on Simcoe Road. They estimate their losses in flowers and stock at between $20-30,000. Mud and water, 10 inches deep, swept through the greenhouse."

C.E. Jackson

Food? Yes indeed with Davis, displays and dancing to boot

  • GJ-SB 75-PH27019
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  • 1975-07-16

"It's Bradford Salad Festival Time! Already, the rides for the kids have been set up on the parking lot in front of the community centre, and youngsters are lining up to get on them. The rides aren't going to be the only thing for the children, ho...

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Former teacher gets Queen's Jubilee Medal

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26777
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  • 1978-01-18

"Miss Barbara Stewart, former Bradford public school teacher, has been awarded the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal. Miss Stewart, who retired last year after 36 years of teaching, said from her Markham home Friday, "I don't know how I got it or who r...

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George Webb Obituary

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-2019-02-07-09
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  • 1926-05-16

An obituary for George Webb, previous owner of the Uneda Hotel. He passed away on May 16th, 1926 and this obituary appeared in the May 19th, 1926 issue of the Bradford Witness.

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Good-bye BPS say students

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26999
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  • 1975-06-25

"Thirty five students said good-bye to Bradford Public School last Thursday evening. The school also said farewell in a ceremony for the graduates. A large crowd of parents filled the auditorium for the hour long awards presentation followed by co...

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Graduate

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26770
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  • 1978-01-18

"Miss Linda Turner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Turner of Timmins, formerly of Bradford, received her Bachelor of Science degree at Western University of London. She is now majoring in Cytology at University of Toronto."

Bradford Witness

Harvest Queen contestants

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26741
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  • 1977-10-19

"Some of the queen contestants in the International Harvest Festival assembled on the weekend, representing many of the ethnic groups in the Bradford area. The festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and 6. Front row: Penny Acker...

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Harvest time

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26874
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  • 1977

"Mary Novosad uses an old wooden wheelbarrow to carry two bushels of potatoes from her garden in Bradford. This is a time of hard work as she and her husband, Steve, grow several types of vegetables behind their Morris Road home."

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