Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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A grateful town pays tribute to a great lady

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26975
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  • 1975-05-07

"Scores of friends, relatives and politicians, undaunted by Sunday's rainy weather, gathered to honor Gwen Kilkenny, Bradford's Citizen of the Year for 1975. During the afternoon, the Community Centre was filled with well wishers who have known Mr...

C.E. Jackson

Atom Champs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26968
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  • 1975-04-06

"Dodds Esso defeated Red & White 8-4 to win the Atom championship. Members of the team are Mark Bowles, Jim Madigan, Scott Shepard, Paul Taucar, Jeff Dodds, Mike Hemelaar, William Britnell, Don Harrison, Steve Heilemann, Tery Shiels, Gary Vanderpo...

C.E. Jackson

Canal crash

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
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  • 1976-01-07

"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...

George Jackson

Club welcomes new members

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26997
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  • 1975-06-25

"Rotary President Gary Vasey welcomed two new members to the Bradford Club recently. The new members are Ian Jones and Gordon Biddie. Rotary Director, George Hartman, was also on hand to make the two new members feel at home."

C.E. Jackson

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...

Bradford Witness

Flowers ruined

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26985
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  • 1975-05-28

"This was the scene in a greenhouse operated by Ferragine Brothers on Simcoe Road. They estimate their losses in flowers and stock at between $20-30,000. Mud and water, 10 inches deep, swept through the greenhouse."

C.E. Jackson

Me and my Arrow

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26924
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  • 1976

"Deputy Reeve Ken Wood is going places in his 1929 Peace Arrow. Mr. Wood has been invited to take his car along and participate in today's CNE opening."

C.E. Jackson

Officials discuss office future

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27004
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  • 1975-06-11

"A meeting was held Sunday evening to discuss the future of the Bond Head Post Office. Above, [left to right], A.R. Secor, area manager; Bradford postmaster, Keith Stevens and the organizer of the meeting, Mrs. Lynda Usher, consider the future. Al...

C.E. Jackson