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Tornado - Steve Rushton yard

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Torna-OS10351
  • Stuk
  • 1981

Steve Rushton of Bradford stands by the wreckage of his camper-trailer yesterday after it was picked up by a tornado and dumped 75 feet away in a neighbor's yard. Several homes were damaged by the twister but there were no injuries.

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Dogs killing sheep will cost $1,200

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26914
  • Stuk
  • 1976-06-30

"Sheep killed or mauled by dogs earlier this month in the Newton Robinson area are going to cost West Gwillimbury taxpayers more than $1,200. The attacks occurred on the farms of Donald Ramsay, William Row, Jr., and Alonzi Aurora, and left 21 shee...

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Misty marsh morning

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26927
  • Stuk
  • 1976-09-01

"Temperatures which dipped below freezing Monday night met resistance from warm water early yesterday, creating what appears to be a grass fire. Icy weather did some damage on the Marsh, but farmers were expecting it. Warmer temperatures are expec...

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It's time for

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26915
  • Stuk
  • 1976-06-23

"Arthur Evans, retiring Simcoe-Centre MPP said Thursday night he was leaving politics because "we should have new blood". He was speaking at an all-candidates meeting held in Sir William Osler School by the Bradford and West Gwillimbury Progressiv...

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Simcoe Centre MPP D. Arthur Evans

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26933
  • Stuk
  • 1976

"To save 32 million acres of food-growing land is to interfere with the delicate buyer and seller relationships of the marketplace. Massive state intervention in the marketplace does guarantee absolutely that the productive capacity of Ontario's f...

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Bertha Langford's Birthday

  • CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-OS8868
  • Stuk

Newspaper clipping from September 21, 1983 edition of the Bradford Witness. Bertha Langford celebrated her 93rd birthday on September 6, 1983, with a gathering of approximately fifty family members at her daughter-in-law Ella's farm.

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Teacher grew with school; he retires and it closes

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26912
  • Stuk
  • 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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Angele rides to Montreal, is first in her class

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26909
  • Stuk
  • 1976-06-30

"Angele Breland, the 13-year-old girl who set out on her bicycle for Montreal in The Great Canadian Race made it all the way and took a prize. Not only that, she'd like to do it again. She is not a bit tired. In fact, her mother said she can't sto...

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All they need is a pole

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26918
  • Stuk
  • 1976-07-28

"M.P. Martin Allan presented George Robson with a Canadian flag on behalf of the federal government. Mr. Robson accepted the flag on behalf of the residents."

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"The noise of the aircraft, the guns..." & "Street names"

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Newsp-Arti-PH26593-2016-08-31-03
  • Stuk
  • 1994-06-08

Contains biographies on Trooper Keith Noble & Trooper Art Turner, photograph of Bradford Legion veterans at D-Day 50th anniversary, and a photograph and account of Harold Metcalf of Cookstown in World War II

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