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Dead in his tracks

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26961
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  • 1975-04-09

"This car certainly stopped. And it was quite a while before it got started again. This was the scene at the corner of Highway 88 and 5 sideroad last Saturday morning. This was only one of the many cars buried in the snow. The cars had to be moved...

Art Chamberlain

In your Easter bonnet

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26958
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  • 1975

"The Easter Parade at Sunnybrae School in Stroud was a lively event. The children of the Junior Division marched around the gym with musical accompaniment of 'In Your Easter Bonnet' to proudly model their handmade bonnets and top hats."

Lynne Maynard

Stranded travellers swamp village

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26956
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  • 1975-04-09

"Snow brought weary travellers to Bond Head and the surrounding area, but it also brought precautions for the next weather emergency. An emergency fund has been set up between the Bond Head Snowmobile Association and the Bond Head Community Centre...

Bradford Witness

Winter damage

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26954
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  • 1975-04-09

"Miraculously, the driver of this truck survived. The flat bed tractor trailer had been carrying a load of steel south on Highway 400 when just south of the Highway 88 intersection it spun around and overturned in the west ditch facing northward. ...

Bradford Witness

Flying up

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26951
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  • 1975-03

"The Stroud Brownies who have earned the honor of flying up to Guides are front row L to R: Kirsten Sejrup, Tracey Reed, and Wendy Noble. Two of the girls are wearing costumes suitable for the Japanese theme of the evening. In the back row, Debra ...

Lyne Maynard

Model Homes

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26950
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  • 1975-04

"These model homes at Churchill Heights are nearing completion. They will be open for public inspection when they are finished. Salesman John Faye for A.B. Cairns, the builders, reports 33 homes will be built on one-half acre lots. The house conta...

Jean Saunter

Thanks, Dr. Blackwell

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26852
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  • 1977-06-15

"Someone would like to thank you, Dr. Gilbert Blackwell of Bradford. Her name is Helen Michalowski, she lives in Toronto now, and she's almost 60. Twenty-two years ago, Helen was a recent immigrant from Poland and she brought her seven-month-old d...

George Jackson

116 women at annual meeting

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26839
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  • 1977-05-25

"Alliston - South Simcoe District Women's Institute held its 75th annual meeting in Alliston last week, with 116 delegates attending from 11 branches. District president Mrs. Paul Tipping of Tottenham and secretary treasurer Mrs. Everett McVety of...

Bradford Witness

Snowarama organizers honored

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26837
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  • 1977-04-13

"Whipper Billy Watson (standing fifth from the left) attended a meeting of the Bradford Lions Club last week to thank some of the people who helped run the Snowarama which raised about $60,000 for crippled children in February. Five hundred and se...

George Jackson

Honors for former mayor

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26828
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  • 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

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