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Town honors nine fire fighters for 30 years' service

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  • Stuk
  • 1974-01-16

"Lavish was the praise Monday night as approximately 200 Bradford residents gathered at the community centre to pay tribute to nine firefighters who have each given more than 30 years of service to the town..."

Bradford Witness

Magani retires, election races shaping up

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  • Stuk
  • 1976-10-20

"BRADFORD - After 16 years in public office, Bradford Mayor Joe Magani is retiring from politics. He made his announcement Thursday night before fellow members of town council. "I think it's about time for Uncle Joe to quit," he said quietly. "I'v...

Bradford Witness

Town gathers for Joe Magani

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  • Stuk
  • 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

Honors for former mayor

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  • Stuk
  • 1977-04-20

"Joe Magani (second from left) was honored Saturday night for his work as Bradford's mayor for 16 years. With his wife, Doris, he heard tributes from long-time friends such as Brad Walker (left) and Charles Evans (right), and received gifts that i...

George Jackson

Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects

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  • Stuk
  • 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

Town may swap land

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26931
  • Stuk
  • 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

Community honors Citizen of the Year

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  • Stuk
  • 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

Retiring group

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  • Stuk
  • 1976-01-28

"Bradford Mayor Joe Magani, left, and Reeve Art Turner, right, honor the three men who recently retired. From left to right are: Ted Devlin, Ted Gapp and John Dudgeon. The men were given mementos of appreciation by the town."

Bradford Witness

Mayor Roy Gordon and new council sworn in at inauguration

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  • Stuk
  • 1977-01-17

"Bradford's 1977-78 council was sworn in at a ceremony at the community centre Monday evening. At left, new Mayor Roy Gordon accepts the gavel from retiring mayor Joe Magani. Mr. Magani said he thought the gavel was given to him personally, but fo...

Bradford Witness

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