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Thanks, Dr. Blackwell

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26852
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  • 1977-06-15

"Someone would like to thank you, Dr. Gilbert Blackwell of Bradford. Her name is Helen Michalowski, she lives in Toronto now, and she's almost 60. Twenty-two years ago, Helen was a recent immigrant from Poland and she brought her seven-month-old d...

George Jackson

The Bond Head trail

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26967
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  • 1975-04-16

"On the way west! Well, maybe. Last Thursday, the great Canadian wagon train made its way through Bond Head. Here the group is making its way up the hill on Highway 27. The horses took a run to make it up the hill, then had to pull in so they woul...

Bradford Witness

The Chief will visit York-Simcoe

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26937
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  • 1976-10-06

"John Diefenbaker, Canada's 13th Prime Minister, will be making a sentimental journey on October 15 when he visits the York-Simcoe area. It was 18 years ago when The Chief last appeared in this area. The year was 1958, and his visit came on the ev...

Bradford Witness

The McCague family

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26830
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  • 1977

"The McCague family joined husband and father George on the podium after his nomination victory a week ago Tuesdday. The Conservative MPP will again represent Dufferin-Simcoe in the provincial election. From left to right are Barry, Heather, Ross,...

George Jackson

The flower man

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26922
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  • 1976-08-11

"The bounciest petunias and the most colourful marigolds on Simcoe Rd. are in the Van Der Hulst family garden. They grow 150,000 boxes of bedding plants each spring in the greenhouses behind their home so they have an advantage over their neighbou...

Bradford Witness

Toronto Maple Leafs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26889
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  • 1976

"Darryl Sittler, Captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, joins March of Dimes poster girl, Elaine Knox, in planning the 25th annual fundraising tactics. Darryl is Provincial Honorary Chairman for this year's March of Dimes Campaign."

Bradford Witness

Tournament consolation

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26836
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  • 1977-04

"The Lefroy Atoms were consolation champions at a winter break hockey tournament in Stroud. Front row, from left: Morgan Russel, Jim Inglis, Bill Morris and Stephen Gooch; second row; Jeffrey Hynd, David Stewart, Jason Corner, Dave Jack and Mark B...

George Jackson

Town gathers for Joe Magani

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26805
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  • 1977-02-02

"More than 180 persons were on hand at the Bradford Community Centre Friday night to honor 'Uncle Joe' Magani on his retirement from 20 years in Bradford politics, the last 16 of those as mayor. Reeve Ken Wood was chairman for the evening, and he ...

George Jackson

Town may swap land

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26931
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  • 1976-09-15

"Council is very close to engineering a swap with local developer Michael Orsi which could save the town almost $20,000, The Witness learned this week. Mayor Joe Magani presented council with a draft agreement prepared by the developer and submitt...

Bradford Witness

Trophy case presented

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26823
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  • 1977-04-13

"Blake Constable, right, Deputy-reeve of Innisfil Township, accepted ownership of the trophy case at the Stroud recreation complex at a recent dance. Jack Book, organizer of the Stroud-Innisfil Youth Group which made the trophy case, presented the...

George Jackson

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