Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Out of Fuel Plane Crash Lands on Hochreiter Gardens

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  • 1957-06-26

"A New York family of five escaped with minor injuries Sunday evening when their small amphibious plane ran out of fuel while returning from a flight to Muskoka and crash landed a few yards from the edge of the Holland river on Hochreiter's new ga...

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Prelude to a child;s tragic death

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  • 1974-08-07

" 'Could the life of one child have been saved and the lives of five others been improved if the Children's Aid Society had acted sooner?' This is the question that Mrs. Carol Simone keeps asking herself after the drowning on Monday of her neighbo...

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Rich Garden Lands Flooded When Water Overflows Dikes

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  • 1954-10-20

"Holland Marsh residents and everyone living in this district will always remember "Hurrican [sic] Hazel" and the worst storm in Ontario's history, a storm which inundated the rich Holland Marsh gardens, ruining all crops yet to be harvested, swe...

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River claims girl, 12

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  • 1974-08-07

"Life ended suddenly on Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Holland Marsh girl who went swimming in the Holland River. Betty Lowder, R.R.2, Newmarket, was swimming under the bridge at the intersection of No. 3 Concession and the Graham sideroad wit...

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Roads Closed As Result of Floods

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  • 1954-10-20

"A Department of Highways bulletin announced the following highways closed as a result of the flood in this area: ..."

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The Holland Marsh Story

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  • 1966

Description : The Holland Marsh Story Now almost twenty years ago, Mrs. S.S. McKenzie wrote a history of the Holland Marsh, from information assembled to that date. For Bradford's centennial history, the story was continued. This history has been...

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The Holland Marsh Story Part Five

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  • 1949

Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from August 31) Chapter XVII. Bradford Co-operative Storage Limited An ambition fostered from the time that the first big marsh harvests were put in storage in city storehouses - the determination...

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The Holland Marsh Story Part Four

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Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from last week) CHAPTER XII EXPERIENCE GAINED AT HIGH PRICE Employed from 1932 to 1935 as broker and salesman for Emerson Faris, George Losak learned much about marsh gardening, especially the mar...

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The Holland Marsh Story Part Three

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Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from Aug. 3) CHAPTER IX Canning Factories to Help "Some people say we can't bring all the marsh under cultivation for we'll glut the market. At every stage of this project, from its inception to t...

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The Holland Marsh Story Part Two

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Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from last week) Chapter VI. ACTION In 1924, West Gwillimbury residents elected a new council. Mr. J.F. Hambly became reeve, with L.A. Neilly (Gilford), Percy Selby, W.J. Dales and the late Herman ...

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