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Tennis Anyone?

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27042
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  • 1974-10-23

"Three Lions guard the gate to Bradford's new tennis courts after the finishing tough to the court, a plaque, was put in place recently. President of the Bradford Lions, Jim Dodds, bears a racquet with past president, Waldie Crossland and Mayor Jo...

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Thanks from CNR

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27014
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  • 1975

"Bradford Police Constable Henry Bell, and sewage treatment plant employees Sandy Pearson and Lloyd Seed received marble desk sets from CNR Toronto Area Manager Bob Doty last week. The men were presented with gifts for their attempts to stop a CNR...

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The Chief will visit York-Simcoe

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26937
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  • 1976-10-06

"John Diefenbaker, Canada's 13th Prime Minister, will be making a sentimental journey on October 15 when he visits the York-Simcoe area. It was 18 years ago when The Chief last appeared in this area. The year was 1958, and his visit came on the ev...

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The band

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26753
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  • 1977-11-02

"This week's photo, submitted by Jim Catania of Church Street, shows the Bradford Brass Band in about 1928, on the Speziali Farm on Bathurst Street, now known as Jamaica Farm. Mr. Catania says the band broke up in the mid-1930s. Back row: Emerson ...

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The brass band

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26735
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  • 1977-09-28

"Kenneth Seim of Toronto, a former resident of Bradford, submitted this week's photograph. It shows the 35-piece Canadian Army Service Crops Brass Band performing in Bradford during "Three Gala Days" sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, Sunday,...

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They died for freedom

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27023
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  • 1975-11-12

"Rev. H. Heustin read the memorial preayer while flanked by the Bradford Legion's Color Guard during Sunday's Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Legion Hall. Representatives of most town and township organizations were on hand to lay wreaths in mem...

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Tribute to a special kind of man - Frederick Christopher Cook editorial

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26976
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  • 1975-04-30

"He was a special kind of man. A ready smile, a razor-sharp wit and a concern for his fellow man.... these were the engaging qualities of Frederick Christopher Cook, town councillor, churchman and fraternal brother. Fred Cook was an unassuming man...

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Trys to pass, lands in ditch

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26896
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  • 1976-04-21

"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...

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Up And Away

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-2016-08-17-02
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  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

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Up And Away

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27050
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  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

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