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Mayor Gordon will open store

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26827
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  • 1977-03-30

"Mayor Roy Gordon will be on hand tomorrow (Thursday) at 10 a.m. at Stedman's on Holland Street west to "re-open" that store in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. New owner Cliff King took over the Bradford commercial landmark February 7 from Ron Bannerma...

George Jackson

Bradford United Church

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26825
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  • 1977-04-20

"Churchgoers at Bradford United Church were treated last Sunday to the "gospel folk" music and words of inspirations from the group Tushisah. The group is comprised of local students who play area churches and convey religion through their music. ...

George Jackson

Art display opens today

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26824
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  • 1977-04-6

"Former Bradford artist Pauline Holancin Kulha opens an exhibition of her landscape paintings at the York Fine Art Gallery in Snowball Corners today. Mary Gilbert, also formerly of Bradford, operates the gallery."

George Jackson

Trophy case presented

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26823
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  • 1977-04-13

"Blake Constable, right, Deputy-reeve of Innisfil Township, accepted ownership of the trophy case at the Stroud recreation complex at a recent dance. Jack Book, organizer of the Stroud-Innisfil Youth Group which made the trophy case, presented the...

George Jackson

Church celebrates 90th

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26821
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  • 1977-03-30

"The congregation of Newton Robinson United Church is holding a three-fold celebration this year. The church, whose spire is a landmark for those travelling Highway 27 between Cookstown and Bond Head is marking its 90th anniversary. The celebratio...

George Jackson

Ontario's railway stations are a gateway to the past

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26820
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  • 1977-03-08

"Elizabeth Willmot is a lover of old railway stations. For the past 10 years she has been travelling around the province collecting historical information and taking photographs of railway stations for her recently published book "Meet Me At The S...

George Jackson

Retiring after 31 years brings her mixed emotions

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26816
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  • 1977

"After 31 years of teaching about 1,000 pupils at Bradford public school, Barbara Stewart is retiring at the end of this school year. It's a thought that brings a mixture of emotions for her. On one hand is the anticipation of doing the things she...

George Jackson

For any old phone just call Doug Bone

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26812
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  • 1977-02

"Doug Bone, who began collecting old telephones only three years ago, says he now has the largest private collection of antique and unusual phones in Canada. He stumbled into his hobby quiet by accident. Doug and his wife, Joan, who shares his int...

George Jackson

Lions raise $1,700

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26811
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  • 1977-02

"More than $1,700 in pledges was recorded at the ski and skate-a-thon Saturday, sponsored by the Gilford and District Lions Club at Ski Haven. It was estimated that Harv Speiran of Gilford was the oldest of the 100 participants. It was also he who...

George Jackson

Innisfil, Iggy, monster grand

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26804
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  • 1977-01

"Everyone knows Barrie has its Kempenfelt Kelly, reportedly seen from time to time in the bay. But did you know Innisfil Township has a monster, too? Grades 5 and 6 at Innisfil Central school built a 30-foot Innisfil Iggy as a snow sculpture exhib...

George Jackson

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