Plans to reprint Governor Simcoe Slept Here
- CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26711
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...
Wanted: WEGWHIST researchers
- CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26684
Description : The West Gwillimbury History project (WEGWHIST for short) is gathering information and interest, pursuing the many aspects of Who, What, Where, When and How of the historic Township. The story begins about the time that the Township ...
Me and my Arrow
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26924
"Deputy Reeve Ken Wood is going places in his 1929 Peace Arrow. Mr. Wood has been invited to take his car along and participate in today's CNE opening."
Hughes elected warden, sixth from township
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26887
"West Gwillimbury Reeve Orville Hughes is the Warden of Simcoe County for 1976. Mr. Hughes, 55, defeated Tecumseth Deputy Reeve Allan Glassford for the post, in an election during county council's 1976 inaugural session Monday. County Clerk George...
A meeting of nations
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26802
"The Djurgarden Mini-Midgets of Stockholm, Sweden arrived in Canada on Boxing Day to begin a five-game tour against Ontario midget hockey teams from Barrie, Cobourg, Oshawa, Bay Ridges, and Newmarket. For the 20 young hockey players and 14 adults ...
Choir lacked sparkle in second of series
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26946
"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...
Children safe with this man
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26905
"Chris Van Alebeek has 25 grandchildren, had worked outdoors all his life, and was bored after four years' retirement. So he began a new career this year - as a crossing guard, shepherding school children across the busy stretch of Holland St. Eas...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26901
"MPP Art Evans presented Sid Gapp with a portrait of the queen to be hung in the Gay Sixties senior citizens' rooms at the old St. Mary's school. Municipal officials from West Gwillimbury and Bradford, and representatives of provincial and county ...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...
It's time for
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26915
"Arthur Evans, retiring Simcoe-Centre MPP said Thursday night he was leaving politics because "we should have new blood". He was speaking at an all-candidates meeting held in Sir William Osler School by the Bradford and West Gwillimbury Progressiv...