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River claims girl, 12

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Accid-2016-08-29-03
  • Stuk
  • 1974-08-07

"Life ended suddenly on Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Holland Marsh girl who went swimming in the Holland River. Betty Lowder, R.R.2, Newmarket, was swimming under the bridge at the intersection of No. 3 Concession and the Graham sideroad wit...

Bradford Witness

Victim's mother is charged

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  • Stuk
  • 1974-08-14

"Charges of neglect have been laid against the mother of the 12-year-old girl who drowned in the Holland River on Monday, August 5, according to the Executive Director of the York Region Children's Aid Society, Donald Van Camp. Eleanor Lowder, mot...

Bradford Witness

Office Window - Aurora Yacht Club/ Holland River/ Hurricane hazel

  • CA BWGPL LHC-OfficeWin-2016-09-21-16
  • Stuk
  • 1964-09-02

Article features news on the construction of Aurora's Yacht Club, an editorial on what Bradford can do with its river at the entrance to the town for publicity, and Holland River's history. It also mentions the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hurrica...

Ina McKenzie

Looking Back Over the Century - Bradford & Amsterdam

  • CA BWGPL LHC-CanCen-2017-03-22-18
  • Stuk
  • 1967-04-19

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Holland River is the topic.

Bradford Witness

Elusive bottom slows rail bridge

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-12-14-01
  • Stuk
  • 1974-01-23

"Since last July, a 10-man construction crew from the Canadian National Railways has been installing a new railway trestle across the Holland River, on the boundry [sic] of Simcoe county and the Region of York. The new steel trestle will extend 27...

Borys Lenko

Looking Back Over the Century - Holland Landing

  • CA BWGPL LHC-CanCen-2017-03-22-22
  • Stuk
  • 1967-05-24

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the history of Holland Landing is the topic.

Dorothy Cilipka

Out of Fuel Plane Crash Lands on Hochreiter Gardens

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Car-2016-09-19-05
  • Stuk
  • 1957-06-26

"A New York family of five escaped with minor injuries Sunday evening when their small amphibious plane ran out of fuel while returning from a flight to Muskoka and crash landed a few yards from the edge of the Holland river on Hochreiter's new ga...

Bradford Witness

Holland River or Schomberg River?

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  • Stuk
  • 1950-09-13

An editorial disputing the claim that the river flowing through Bradford is actually called the Schomberg River. The common name for the river in Bradford is the Holland River. Article appeared on page one and six of the newspaper.

Bradford Witness

Office Window - York County Hospital/ Holland River

  • CA BWGPL LHC-OfficeWin-2016-09-21-18
  • Stuk
  • 1964-09-16

Article features news on the fundraiser by the Bradford Lions Club for the York County Hospital, news on the recent break-ins and theft around town, and debate on the true name of the Holland River (vs. Schomberg River in the southwest)

Ina McKenzie

Newmarket-by-the-Sea

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Newsp-Arti-2016-12-22-06
  • Stuk
  • 1909-03-11

Article republished from the Toronto Evening Star on the canals and rivers surrounding Holland Landing, the Holland Marsh, and Newmarket. It was a general history article for the Toronto Evening Star recipients.

Toronto Evening Star