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Bradford doctor was honored for service

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26890
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  • 1976

"Bradford doctor G.L. Blackwell was honored last Wednesday at the annual meeting of the York County Hospital for his years of service as chief of staff of the hospital and on the board of directors. Dr. Blackwell received a large painting as thank...

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Heritage display

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26891
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  • 1976

"Marta Ozals, a student in John Gabel's class at Earl Rowe Public School, was hard at work last week on her poster for the Kinsmen's Heritage Day celebrations this weekend. The posters will be judged Saturday and will be on display Sunday at the h...

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Best speakers

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26892
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  • 1976-02-18

"Peter Dykie, 12, and Theresa Arrigo, 13, winners of the public speaking contest held last week at Marie of the Incarnation School, Bradford. Peter, a grade 7 student at Bradford public school and Theresa, a Marie of the Incarnation grade 7 studen...

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$19,000 bull

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26893
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  • 1976-01-21

"Agriculture Minister William Newman was on hand last Wednesday with cattle owner John Devins for a special service. The men were celebrating the first time an imported breed of cattle has been sent back to its country of origin. John Devins' Char...

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Hughes retires from roads

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26894
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  • 1976

"West Gwillimbury Road Superintendent, Grenville Hughes, 68, resigned last week, after 14 years of service with the council staff. Reeve Orville Hughes accepted the resignation, thanked the road superintendent on behalf of the council for all his ...

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Old-style horse racing tonight

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26895
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  • 1976-03-24

"Tonight at Barrie Raceway, old style horse racing will be featured, as six high-wheeled sulkies will take part in a special race. The sulkies, imported from the United States, will be used by horses and drivers usually competing at the raceway. ...

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Rotary club honors charter member

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26897
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  • 1976

"Bradford Rotarian Jim Simone was honored by his club last week when they announced that he had been made a Paul Harris Fellow by donating $1,000 on his behalf to the Rotary International Foundation. Mr. Simone, a past-president of the Bradford Cl...

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Chamber of Commerce picks Tom Gardner

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26899
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  • 1976-04-21

"Tom Gardner, longtime hardware store owner and active member of many community groups, has been named the Bradford and district citizen of the year by the Chamber of Commerce. ..."

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Community honors Citizen of the Year

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26900
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  • 1976-05-19

"More than 250 well-wishers and dignitaries filled the auditorium of the Bradford and District Community Centre Sunday to honor Tom Gardner, Bradford's Citizen of the Year for 1976. Mr. Gardner, who operated a hardware store in Bradford for 56 yea...

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Seniors' opening

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26901
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  • 1976-05-19

"MPP Art Evans presented Sid Gapp with a portrait of the queen to be hung in the Gay Sixties senior citizens' rooms at the old St. Mary's school. Municipal officials from West Gwillimbury and Bradford, and representatives of provincial and county ...

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