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Town may swap land

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26931
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  • 1976

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 submitte...

Used car dealer wins 76 Cadillac Eldorado in Lions club car draw

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26932
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  • 1976

Dunnville used car dealer Robert Rowe won the 1976 Cadillac Eldorado at the annual Lions Club car draw Monday night. A capacity crowd remained past midnight to watch as the tickets on the board dwindled, drawing ever closer to the big prize. The h...

Scotiabank Opening

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26928
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  • 1976

With the opening of the Scotiabank building on Holland St. West imminent, members of the new bank's staff are getting ready for the big day. Sheryl Lynn, Ingrid Szyiko, Carol Bell, Ruth Wiltshire and Manager Peter Monkhouse will all be on hand at ...

Singing God's glory

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26929
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  • 1976

Fifteen young people in the Bradford area have made a Hebrew word famous in Simcoe County.They are a singing group called Tushiyah. When the group formed four years ago, one of their members, Allan Faris, sat in the English classroom at Bradford H...

Sewage problems causing Bradford to slowly falter

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26920
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  • 1976

A meeting which has been scheduled to talk about what is going into Bradford's sewage system has been postponed now until September. It was supposed to be held in July. Principals at the discussion are to include Bradford Council, engineers Procto...

Angele rides to Montreal, is first in her class

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26909
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  • 1976

Angele Breland, the 13-year-old girl who set out on her bicycle for Montreal in The Great Canadian Race made it all the way and took a prize. Not only that, she'd like to do it again. She is not a bit tired. In fact, her mother said she can't stop...

It's time for

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26915
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  • 1976

Arthur Evans, retiring Simcoe-Centre MPP said Thursday night he was leaving politics because "we should have new blood". He was speaking at an all-candidates meeting held in Sir William Osler School by the Bradford and West Gwillimbury Progressive...

Teacher grew with school; he retires and it closes

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26912
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  • 1976

As Bernard Horn retired after 30 years of teaching at Bradford District High School, the building ceased to be a high school. Mr. Horne saw each addition built on the old school built on the old school building but he will never teach in the new ...

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Children safe with this man

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26905
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  • 1976

Chris Van Alebeek has 25 grandchildren, had worked outdoors all his life, and was bored after four years' retirement. So he began a new career this year - as a crossing guard, shepherding school children across the busy stretch of Holland St. East...

Senior citizens can be proud of their new home

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26903
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  • 1976

Bradford's senior citizens displayed their new quarters Sunday and more than 300 people attended the open house in the former St. Mary's Separate School building. The seniors have done a first rate job in refurbishing their area in the school and ...

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