Mayor Gordon wants reduction of town planners' activities
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26806
"At the urging of Mayor Roy Gordon, the role of Bradford's planning consultant on the town planning committee is being reduced. 'I have had the opinion the board is being run by the planner, when he should be there just for advice,' Mayor Gordon t...
Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26978
"Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital April 6 suffering from a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Tri...
Retiring after 31 years brings her mixed emotions
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26816
"After 31 years of teaching about 1,000 pupils at Bradford public school, Barbara Stewart is retiring at the end of this school year. It's a thought that brings a mixture of emotions for her. On one hand is the anticipation of doing the things she...
Bradford United Church
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26825
"Churchgoers at Bradford United Church were treated last Sunday to the "gospel folk" music and words of inspirations from the group Tushisah. The group is comprised of local students who play area churches and convey religion through their music. ...
Bradford Public School Girls Baseball
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27011
"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...
History of WI activities recounted on anniversary
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27015
"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...
Kathryn Crossland Graduates
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26987
"Kathryn Louise Crossland, daughter of Waldie and Doris Crossland of Bradford, graduated from Toronto East General Hospital in conjunction with Centennial College, July 24. Kathy has accepted a position at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto."
Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26808
"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...
1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26793
"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...
Trys to pass, lands in ditch
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26896
"Following an accident on Wednesday, April 14, on Highway 88, west of Middletown Rd., a car driven by a Bradford man went into the ditch after police say he tried to pass a car which had stopped to make a left turn. A vehicle driven by Giovanni Ca...