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city (1991 pop. 37,243), SE Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario. Machinery, automotive accessories, optical lenses, and cheddar cheese are made there. Belleville is the seat of Albert College and the Ontario School for the Deaf.


1 City (1990 pop. 42,785), seat of St. Clair co., SW Ill.; inc. 1819. Located in a coal-mining area, Belleville also has farm-related industries and printing, food processing, and a large variety of manufactures, including mining equipment, shoes, iron products, and building materials. Scott Air Force Base (est. 1917 for flight instruction) lies to the northeast; near it is the large MidAmerica airport. 2 Town (1990 pop. 34,213), Essex co., NE N.J., on the Passaic River; settled c.1680, set off from Newark 1839, inc. 1910. Electrical and optical equipment, gloves, and precision instruments are among its manufactures. John StevensStevens,
family of U.S. inventors. John Stevens, 1749–1838, b. New York City, was graduated from King's College (now Columbia Univ.) in 1768. He studied law (1768–71) and soon joined his father, a wealthy landowner and merchant, in New Jersey politics.
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's boat, built there in 1798 for the run to New York, contained one of the country's first steam engines.
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His funeral was held at the Masonic Hall in Belleville and the room was filled with town criers in costume, all there to pay their respects to a true gentleman
Dixon began his career in public service in 1948 as police magistrate in Belleville.
Belleville Lodge manager Margaret Russell, who nominated her, said:"Barbara is Polish and her English is not perfect but she always manages to communicate with residents by being patient, listening to them and welcoming them with a smile.
Sergeant Kim Fulkerson of the Belleville Police Department confirmed that the program has helped to reduce the frequency of disturbance calls they receive from the apartments.
Les touristes sont de plus en plus nombreux a arpenter les rues de Belleville a Paris (XXe), appareils photo en bandouliere.
This is the conclusion reached by a team of researchers directed by Professor GeneviE ve Belleville of Universite Laval's School of Psychology after having examined the relationship between the moon's phases and the number of patients who show up at hospital emergency rooms experiencing psychological problems.
After the Illinois Supreme Court twice denied motions to hear its case, the Belleville diocese has finally dropped appeals to a clergy sex abuse lawsuit and paid the victim $6.
In this collection of narrative essays, nature writer Belleville explores the swamps, beaches, and jungles of Florida, investigates a shipwreck and a historical riverboat town, and searches for native wildlife such as the black bear and the cave-dwelling shrimp.
Belleville Mayor Neil Ellis and a city economic staffer conducted a three-day business trip at the invitation of the company which has a manufacturing plant in the UAE.
Capitol Bancorp Limited (NYSE: CBC) (OTCBB: CMKT) has said that it has entered into a stock redemption agreement with Bank of Belleville to sell its 51 percent interest in the bank.