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Out for a ride

  • CA BWGPL GJ-Hap77-PH26817
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  • 1977-03-16

Description : Bill Atkins and his daughter, Beverley, of Concession 6, West Gwillimbury, hit the trail on Sunday to enjoy the spring-like day. Car-drivers on the same route faced washed-out sections of road and general bumpiness.

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Missionary will speak

  • CA BWGPL GJ-Hap77-PH26822
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  • 1977-03-30

Description : Reverend Roy Comrie of Umtalie, Rhodesia, will be guest speaker at St. John's West Gwillimbury churches in Bradford on Sunday, April 2. Mr. Comrie is a missionary who serves with the Africa Evangelical Fellowship and studies at Centr...

Bradford Witness

Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26978
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  • 1975-04-30

"Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital April 6 suffering from a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Tri...

George Jackson

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

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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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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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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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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Organizers expect 15,000 for Salad Festival

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26906
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  • 1976-06-01

"Bradford Salad Festival organizer Leo Kleiss said yesterday that pre-sale of tickets for the festival are going well and he expects that very few will be left by the time the festival gets underway. Advertising and community bulletins should brin...

George Jackson

Best Salad Festival yet

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26907
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  • 1976-07-21

"The town of Bradford bulged at the seams last week as an estimated 20,000 people jammed into the community to make an unprecedented success of the annual Bradford Salad Festival. From last Wednesday night, through Sunday, every event scheduled by...

Bradford Witness

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