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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

Scotiabank Opening

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26928
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  • 1976-08-25

"With the opening of the Scotiabank building on Holland St. West imminent, members of the new bank's staff are getting ready for the big day. Sheryl Lynn, Ingrid Szyiko, Carol Bell, Ruth Wiltshire and Manager Peter Monkhouse will all be on hand at...

Bradford Witness

1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26793
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  • 1959-02

"This week's photo, courtesy of the Bradford Fire Department, depicts the fire in February of 1959 which destroyed a large block of the downtown section, from Evans and Evans to the police department. The fire swept through several businesses, unp...

George Jackson

Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26808
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  • 1977-02-09

"Norm Barron, owner of Barron's Dominion Hardware, has retired after 32 years in the hardware business. The store was founded by Norm's father Harry Barron in 1932 in a location now occupied by John Gaus Interiors and N.S. Smith Real Estate. The e...

George Jackson

Earl Rowe is guest speaker

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26800
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  • 1977-02-02

"Honorable Earl Rowe, former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, was guest speaker at the Fisher's Corners Womens Institute Meeting January 20. A great supporter of women's institutes, Mr. Rowe spoke to the women and their husbands for about 45 minute...

Bradford Witness

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

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

History of WI activities recounted on anniversary

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27015
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  • 1975-07-09

"Mrs. Austin Zoeller, vice president of the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada, speaking last Wednesday night at the 50th anniversary of Bradford Women's Institute said, 'There is no other organization like the W.I. in the whole wide world.' S...

Jean Saunter

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 District High School Baseball Team

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27009
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  • 1975-06-11

"Bradford District High School won the York Simcoe High School Boys Softball Championships for the sixth year in a row. They defeated Dr. G.W. Williams High School in Aurora 4-2 with three innings overtime. [Back row], Jim Brown, Barry Neilly, Cli...

Bradford Witness

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