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Officials discuss office future

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27004
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  • 1975-06-11

"A meeting was held Sunday evening to discuss the future of the Bond Head Post Office. Above, [left to right], A.R. Secor, area manager; Bradford postmaster, Keith Stevens and the organizer of the meeting, Mrs. Lynda Usher, consider the future. Al...

C.E. Jackson

Old time service

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27003
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  • 1975-06-18

"The Auld Kirk, a historical church located at the Scotch Settlement will be the scene of an old time church service Sunday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. The service is being jointly arranged by the Barrie Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church and the Sim...

George Jackson

Old-style horse racing tonight

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26895
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  • 1976-03-24

"Tonight at Barrie Raceway, old style horse racing will be featured, as six high-wheeled sulkies will take part in a special race. The sulkies, imported from the United States, will be used by horses and drivers usually competing at the raceway. ...

Bradford Witness

Organizers expect 15,000 for Salad Festival

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26906
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  • 1976-06-01

"Bradford Salad Festival organizer Leo Kleiss said yesterday that pre-sale of tickets for the festival are going well and he expects that very few will be left by the time the festival gets underway. Advertising and community bulletins should brin...

George Jackson

People are her main concern

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26936
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  • 1976-10-13

"Mrs. Rose McEvoy, owner and manager of Bradford's Queen's Hotel, is generous - from her whole heart. She is an outgoing, amiable person with a great feel for the needs of people. Mrs. McEvoy has been in the hotel business since 1940s. Her late hu...

Bradford Witness

Peter John Winterkorn Graduate

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26911
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  • 1976-06-23

"Peter John Winterkorn, 227 Church St., Bradford, was admitted to the Bachelor of Arts degree by the University of Toronto and the University of St. Michael's College Friday, June 18. The degree was conferred for an English specialist program in c...

Bradford Witness

Peter Smith and Lesley Barker proudly display trophies

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26942
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  • 1976-11-10

"Peter Smith and Lesley Barker proudly display the trophies they won last Thursday at the Bradford District High School's Drama Night. Lesley and Peter won the best actress and best actor awards for the second year in a row, the first time that ha...

Bradford Witness

Plans to reprint Governor Simcoe Slept Here

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26711
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  • 2006-06-24

When the WEGWHIST Team launched Governor Simcoe Slept Here last December, we underestimated your response. Hindsight, which always has 20/20 vision, indicates that we should have printed more copies, but by the same token, we didn't anticipate tha...

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

Retiring after 31 years brings her mixed emotions

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26816
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  • 1977

"After 31 years of teaching about 1,000 pupils at Bradford public school, Barbara Stewart is retiring at the end of this school year. It's a thought that brings a mixture of emotions for her. On one hand is the anticipation of doing the things she...

George Jackson

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