Looking Back Over the Century - Auld Kirk
- CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-03-16-13
"On Sunday, July 23rd, 1967, the Auld Kirk in Scotch Settlement will hold a centennial service. This church, for many years has been closed but on that day memories will be revived by the old and the not-so-old as they greet one another and talk a...
Unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery Plaque invitation
- CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-05-11-01
Invitation published in the Bradford Witness on the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque unveiling. It would take place the following Sunday, August 24th, 1958 at 2:30pm. See Related Description links for a brief history of the Auld Kirk and the Scotch Settl...
A Successful Church Opening
- CA BWGPL LHC-Rura-2017-03-16-10
Article describing the opening Sabbath on November 10th, 1889 of St. John's Presbyterian Church at Coulson's Hill.
History of West Gwillimbury
- CA BWGPL LHC-Rura-2017-03-19-06
This edition of the Bradford Witness celebrated the Centennial Year of the town. Histories of the surrounding communities were added to the edition in honour of this event, and were contributions from the Women's Institutes. This article is a brie...
Jury Can't Say
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148-2016-07-29-03
"Return Open Verdict in Accident Which Caused Fireman's Death"
Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908
Fire Alarm Doesn't Alarm
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-11-02-06
"Bradford's fire siren apparently is not in working order, and the old bell, which used to cause a big alarm, now gives only a faint tinkle, and the few who do hear it, hear so little they are seldom sure just what they head. all in all, our fire ...
Mail burned in post office blaze
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-12-08-01
Article about the Post Office fire which occurred on April 29, 1981.
Photo at the bottom of the article was captioned: "Cleaning Up, I the aftermath of last week's post office fire, postal worker Bill Marks shows a gentleman all that's left of a l...
Mattress Thrown From Hotel Window Ends Fire
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-12-14-08
"Firemen were called to The Village Inn about 10 a.m. on Sunday when fire was discovered in one of the bedrooms about two hours after the occupant of the room on the previous night had left the building. The mattress on the bed and the bedding, we...
Attention / Tractor Rehabilitation
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-12
Two articles on health and safety of residents affected by the Hurricane Hazel flood. The crops are considered condemned because of their submersion, and advice on fixing your own submerged tractor.
Editorial: A Statement of Policy
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-14
Editorial based on "The heroism, the generosity, the untiring labor, the unselfishness, and the sympathy in this time of disaster have been overwhelming..." from the Hurricane Hazel edition of the Bradford Witness.