- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27020
"A happy Bathurst St. resident recently won $1,000 in the Wintario Lottery. Ladislaw [Walter] Dyrda, who has lived in Bradford 26 years, won the money with a ticket he purchased at Davis Pharmacy. Mr. Dyrda, an employee at Sterling Drugs in Aurora...
Art Evans is returned for PCs
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27028
"A different type of campaign relying on door-to-door canvassing paid off for D. Arthur Evans last Thursday when he was returned to the Ontario Legislature. Mr. Evans, the Conservative incumbent, led New Democratic candidate Paul Wessenger by 1,93...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27029
"Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau spoke to members of the Ontario Weekly Newspaper Association last Friday. He answered questions about the government's wage and price controls and threatened stiffer measures if the controls do not stop inflation. Th...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26739
"The Toronto Telegram, now defunct, ran this week's photographs in the 1950s, showing the Holland Marsh harvest. Even then the marsh was prized for its productivity and the great opportunities for employment it provided. The photos are included in...
Simcoe County Archives
The brass band
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26735
"Kenneth Seim of Toronto, a former resident of Bradford, submitted this week's photograph. It shows the 35-piece Canadian Army Service Crops Brass Band performing in Bradford during "Three Gala Days" sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, Sunday,...
Marsh seniors building opened in ribbon-cutting ceremony.
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26744
"After several years of hard work by many people in the Holland Marsh, the senior citizens building in Ansnorveldt was officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. King Township Mayor Margaret Britnell, after complimenting the peopl...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26753
"This week's photo, submitted by Jim Catania of Church Street, shows the Bradford Brass Band in about 1928, on the Speziali Farm on Bathurst Street, now known as Jamaica Farm. Mr. Catania says the band broke up in the mid-1930s. Back row: Emerson ...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26770
"Miss Linda Turner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Turner of Timmins, formerly of Bradford, received her Bachelor of Science degree at Western University of London. She is now majoring in Cytology at University of Toronto."
Art Evans cuts ribbon
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26761
"Arthur Evans of Bradford, former Simcoe Centre MPP, was among the dignitaries at the official opening of the new Simcoe County courthouse in Barrie last Friday. Mr. Evans who represented Simcoe Centre for 16 years, was joined in the plaque unveil...
Finally! Schomberg river dredge is launched
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26766
"The Schomberg River dredge was finally launched last Tuesday after an abortive effort the day before. The ponderous machine, built by Louis Devald, slid slowly into the water near Wanda Street, and to the relief of everybody it not only floated, ...