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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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Teacher grew with school; he retires and it closes

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26912
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  • 1976-06-16

"As Bernard Horn retired after 30 years of teaching at Bradford District High School, the building ceased to be a high school. Mr. Horne saw each addition built on the old school built on the old school building but he will never teach in the new...

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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."

Bradford Witness

Thanks, Dr. Blackwell

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26852
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  • 1977-06-15

"Someone would like to thank you, Dr. Gilbert Blackwell of Bradford. Her name is Helen Michalowski, she lives in Toronto now, and she's almost 60. Twenty-two years ago, Helen was a recent immigrant from Poland and she brought her seven-month-old d...

George Jackson

The flower man

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26922
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  • 1976-08-11

"The bounciest petunias and the most colourful marigolds on Simcoe Rd. are in the Van Der Hulst family garden. They grow 150,000 boxes of bedding plants each spring in the greenhouses behind their home so they have an advantage over their neighbou...

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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."

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Town gathers for Joe Magani

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26805
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  • 1977-02-02

"More than 180 persons were on hand at the Bradford Community Centre Friday night to honor 'Uncle Joe' Magani on his retirement from 20 years in Bradford politics, the last 16 of those as mayor. Reeve Ken Wood was chairman for the evening, and he ...

George Jackson

Town may swap land

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26931
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  • 1976-09-15

"Council is very close to engineering a swap with local developer Michael Orsi which could save the town almost $20,000, The Witness learned this week. Mayor Joe Magani presented council with a draft agreement prepared by the developer and submitt...

Bradford Witness

Used car dealer wins 76 Cadillac Eldorado in Lions club car draw

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26932
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  • 1976-09-15

"Dunnville used car dealer Robert Rowe won the 1976 Cadillac Eldorado at the annual Lions Club car draw Monday night. A capacity crowd remained past midnight to watch as the tickets on the board dwindled, drawing ever closer to the big prize. The ...

Bradford Witness

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