Matthews, Ralph death
- CA BWGPL VS-1900-17795
Event Date : Wednesday, June 27, 1956
Event Type : Death
Description : One of the most beloved, respected and best known gentleman of this community passed away suddenly this morning as the result of a heart attack in the person of Ralph Matthews...
Dudo, Emily Laurie Elizabeth birth
- CA BWGPL VS-1900-24626
Event Date : Friday, January 09, 1976
Event Type : Birth
Description : A daughter to Ladislav and Margaret (nee Gres) Dudo, a sister for Steven.
Misty marsh morning
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26927
"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...
New Canal Bridge Officially Opened by County Officials
- CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-Stre-2017-04-20-15
Article detailed the opening of the bridge near the Holland Marsh pumphouse which "serves a considerable portion of the Holland Marsh, [and] replaces the old wooden structure which was in a bad state of repair". Officials for Simcoe and York Count...
The Holland Marsh Story Part Four
- CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH25490-PH25493
Description : The Holland Marsh Story
(Continued from last week)
EXPERIENCE GAINED AT HIGH PRICE
Employed from 1932 to 1935 as broker and salesman for Emerson Faris, George Losak learned much about marsh gardening, especially the mar...
Dyke construction to cost $1.6-million
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-08-04-04
"Protecting the Holland Marsh from another Hurricane Hazel will cost at least $1.6-million, according to figures released by the South Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority...."
The Marsh fears its dykes will not hold off another flood if a big storm...
Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05
Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.
Ontario Premier Authorizes $100,000 Credit for Marsh
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-02
"Immediate credit, to the extent of $100,000 by the Provincial Government, was promised by Premier Leslie Frost within a matter of minutes after his arrival by car to attend a meeting with the Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee, held in the ...
Near Tragedy at West Gwillimbury Bridge
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-13
"The washed out bridge on Concession 14, West Gwillimbury, might have claimed the lives of two brothers, Eddie and Paul Renald. Going to the store at Fennells for groceries their car plunged into the swollen stream at the washout and was carried a...
Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-26-008
"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...