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.In his retirement he became the driving force in chronicling the history of his adopted New York State hometown.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill LANGLEY, BC Passenger John Immerseel who as a young child came to Canada in April 1952 aboard the Sibajak wants to connect with his fellow travelers of 60 years ago.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill For a small country such as the Netherlands to be the worlds leading supplier of seed potatoes is, pardon the pun, no small potatoes.
The Dutch grow a high quality product, thanks to good climate conditions, suitable soil, strict and high quality inspection standards, backed cultivation expertise and university-level research as well as a comprehensive industry and export system.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill TORONTO, Ontario - The surprise resignation of long-serving Progressive Conservative MPP Elizabeth Witmer has shaken up the balance of power at Queens Park where Premier Dalton Mc Guinty governs with a Liberal Party minority.
Just minutes after the Dutch-born MPP announced her departure from the provinces parliament, the Mc Guinty cabinet issued a notice that Witmer had been nominated as Chair of Ontarios Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).
It is with much regret that we came to the conclusion that we were going to be unable to turn the bleeding around.
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.
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All these factors contribute to a success story which has its roots far back in history. Invited by his friend Gerard de Lugt, who had settled in Hamilton, Ontario, Asma went on his first North American tour in December 1959. He was impressed with the numerous organs he had discovered in North America, where he continued his breathtaking pace by giving several concerts a week, sometimes on nearly a daily schedule.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Tens of thousands of organ fans attended and enjoyed the concerts given by master organist Feike Asma on his (annual) tours through Canada and the U. Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill BEING - Chinese authorities want to set up an outlet in The Netherlands for the National Academy for Mayors of China.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill MADISON/STEENDEREN - The recent World Champion Cheese Contest produced a shock winner in its annual search for the best cheese in the world.