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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'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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Brown gets ten year goal

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27013
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  • 1975

"Robert Brown of West Gwillimbury Township, recently joined the ranks of relatively elite professionals. Earlier this year Mr. Brown was given accreditation as an appraiser by the Appraisal Institute of Canada. It took him 10 years and a lot of st...

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Buried for 28 years, watch keeps ticking

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26752
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  • 1977-11-16

"Twenty-eight years ago, Peter Bierling was helping farmer John Rupke build a new storage barn in the Holland Marsh. Before starting work, Peter carefully wrapped plastic around an old pocket watch his grandfather gave him and placed it in a shoe ...

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Bus driver honored

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26870
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  • 1977

"Marking Wilbert 'Wibb' Orr's 30 years of safe school bus driving, a celebration was held at Parkview Transit recently. In photo above, Mr. Orr (wearing the hat) stands in front of his first school bus in 1947. Sharp-eyed readers will also spot Ji...

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Centennial Parade flashback

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26755
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  • 1977-11-30

"Dorothy Cilipka of RR4, Bradford, submitted this week's photo showing the Bradford centennial parade in 1957. The event coincided with the annual Gala Days celebration. Dorothy said she obtained a copy of the photo after seeing it displayed in Ri...

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Charles Evans named for jubilee medal

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26872
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  • 1977

"Alex Haley in his recent novel, Roots, aptly illustrated the significance and importance of having a sense of where one has come from. A person who has such a sense of his genealogical history is Charles Evans, Bradford's nominee to receive the ...

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Choir lacked sparkle in second of series

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26946
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  • 1976

"A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten brought the spirit of Christmas a little closer to over 600 people at the December program of the Barrie Concert Association. The Canadian Children's Opera Chorus is the second of a four-concert series hel...

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Classy Winners

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27041
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  • 1974-09-18

"Two first place trophies were taken home by Ken Wood of Bradford from the Barrie antique car flea market held at Formosa Park recently. The cars that took the first prize award for the early class category are his 1929 Pierce Arrow and the first ...

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