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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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Wist, Glen drowning

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  • 1957-07-17

Event Date : Wednesday, July 10, 1957 Event Type : Death Description : Little Glen Wist, 6, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wist of the Holland Marsh, was drowned in the canal beside his home at noon last Wednesday. Apparently he had fallen in...

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Wist, Glen Albert obituary

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  • 1957-07-17

Event Date : Wednesday, July 10, 1957 Event Type : Death Description : Died suddenly at his home, R.R. 1, Kettleby, at the age of 6. Darling son of Frank Wist and Marjory Pattendon, and dear brother of Gary and Paul. Rested at the Lathangue-Kilke...

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Wist, Frank J. obituary

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  • 1972-02-23

Event Date : Monday, February 21, 1972 Event Type : Death Description : Died suddenly. Of R.R. 1, Kettleby, beloved husband of Marjorie Wist and dear father of Gary of Bradford, Paul of Kettleby and the late Glen. Loving son of John Sr. and Eliza...

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Wist , John Sr. obituary

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  • 1979-09-05

Event Date : Tuesday, August 28, 1979 Event Type : Death Description : One of the Holland Marsh pioneers, John Wist Sr. died last Tuesday (August 28) at York County Hospital in Newmarket. He was 83. Born in Yugoslavia, Mr. Wist emigrated to Cana...

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Dyke construction to cost $1.6-million

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  • 1979-10-17

"Protecting the Holland Marsh from another Hurricane Hazel will cost at least $1.6-million, according to figures released by the South Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority...." The Marsh fears its dykes will not hold off another flood if a big storm...

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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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Victim's mother is charged

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  • 1974-08-14

"Charges of neglect have been laid against the mother of the 12-year-old girl who drowned in the Holland River on Monday, August 5, according to the Executive Director of the York Region Children's Aid Society, Donald Van Camp. Eleanor Lowder, mot...

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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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