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Snow Sculpture

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26959
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  • 1975

"For the fourth year in a row the students of Bell Ewart Public School won the Innisfil Winterama snow sculpture competition. This year the school's 90 students decided to immortalize Mother Goose and two of her nursery rhymes in snow. The student...

Innisfil Scope

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

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

Warning attempt failed

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26983
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  • 1975-05-28

"Somewhere in Bradford there is an unidentified man who may have saved the lives of a CNR railway crew on board a southbound freight train that plunged off the line and did over $1 million damage behind Hardee Farms during the storm last Wednesday...

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

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

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

They died for freedom

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27023
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  • 1975-11-12

"Rev. H. Heustin read the memorial preayer while flanked by the Bradford Legion's Color Guard during Sunday's Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Legion Hall. Representatives of most town and township organizations were on hand to lay wreaths in mem...

Bradford Witness

Stiff measures

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27029
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  • 1975-10-29

"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...

Bradford Witness

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