The area has served as the long-time federal agency headquarters for cyber defense, software engineering, robotics, energy research and the nuclear navy. "Be it enacted by the Pennsylvania State Senate and Pennsylvania House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania..the authority of the same, that the said town of Pittsburgh shall be...erected into a borough, which shall be called the borough of Pittsburgh for ever." The current pronunciation, which is extremely unusual in English speaking countries, is almost certainly a result of a printing error in some copies of the City Charter of March 18, 1816 (though not on the original document).The nation's fifth-largest bank, eight Fortune 500 companies, and six of the top 300 U. law firms make their global headquarters in the Pittsburgh area, while RAND, BNY Mellon, Nova, Fed Ex, Bayer and NIOSH have regional bases that helped Pittsburgh become the sixth-best area for U. The error was repeated commonly enough throughout the rest of the 19th century that the original pronunciation was lost and in 1890 the "h" was removed in order to make it easier to spell.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill KINDERDIJK - The foundation which operates the Kinderdijk windmills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, faces financial distress and may be fighting bankruptcy.According to Dutch broadcaster NOS, the famous windmills are trying to cope with a budget shortfall of 900,000.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill PETERBOROUGH, Ontario He received his masters of aeronautical engineering in Delft but many people will remember Jack van Winssen (1926-May 2012) as Jack the Klompenmaker, in his retirement years entertaining crowds at Ontario regional events, the Canadian Tulip Festival, and beyond in places from New York to Oregon and Washington State.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill BEDFORD HILLS, NY - A Dutch American who escaped the Japanese for Australia as they occupied Java, received further training in Jackson, MS before joining the the 18th Dutch Squadron in Australia to earn several decorations in the battle against the Japanese.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Immigration History AMSTERDAM - The wartime German occupation was very much on the mind of the printer Wil C. Keet (80) when his former employer Amsterdam commercial printer C. There are many aspects of Dutch history that have been obscured for one reason or other.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill LANGLEY, BC - Red ink is hastening the demise of Dutch community newspaper The Windmill Herald, news which still reverberates throughout Canada and the United States as readers react with shock and disbelief.
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