Monthly Archives: April 1981

April 1981

City, firefighters appear to be close to a new contract

April 28th, 1981|

The city and the 300-member-plus fire department could soon be signing a new contract agreement if a proposal of terms is accepted by the Board of Control Wednesday.

Personnel director Gerald Hyde said Friday he planned to submit a settlement proposal to the board based on negotiations with the firefighters, but declined to disclose the […]

Mother’s best friend

April 1st, 1981|


London firefighter Gord Sturdy, shown here with his wife Jean, rescued a cocker spaniel named Patti from a burning house and gave her the kiss of life two months ago.  On Sunday, Patti reciprocated–through owners Norm and Deanne Scheiding–by offering Sturdy the pick of her purebred litter.