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Old time service

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27003
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  • 1975-06-18

"The Auld Kirk, a historical church located at the Scotch Settlement will be the scene of an old time church service Sunday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. The service is being jointly arranged by the Barrie Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church and the Sim...

George Jackson

Copeland, Elizabeth - Graduate

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27007
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  • 1975

"Elizabeth Margaret Copeland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Copeland of Newton Robinson, graduated from St. Joseph's Campus of George Brown College July 18th, 1975. Beth will be joining the staff of Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton."

Bradford Witness

Bradford Legion is 25 years old

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27032
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  • 1975-10-8

The Bradford Legion Branch 521 celebrated its 25th anniversary last Saturday night. About 75 people were on hand at the Legion building for the festivities. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of 25 year pins to original members of t...

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Getting present

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26883
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  • 1976-01-28

"Former Bradford Fire Chief Ted Gapp received a present from West Gwillimbury Reeve Orville Hughes at Saturday's party. Gapp also served the township."

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Thank you speech

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26884
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  • 1976-01-28

"Former Police Chief John Dudgeon made a short speech Saturday night, thanking those who were honoring him."

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Retiring group

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26885
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  • 1976-01-28

"Bradford Mayor Joe Magani, left, and Reeve Art Turner, right, honor the three men who recently retired. From left to right are: Ted Devlin, Ted Gapp and John Dudgeon. The men were given mementos of appreciation by the town."

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Studied mining, now running store

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26886
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  • 1976-01-28

"Gordon Compton, who owns the Bradford IGA, was born in London, Ontario, where his father ran the local A and P store. Gord's family moved around quite a bit from the time he was born in 1933, until they settled in Bradford. His father owned the o...

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Hughes elected warden, sixth from township

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26887
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  • 1976-01-21

"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...

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Canal crash

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
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  • 1976-01-07

"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...

George Jackson

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

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