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Townsend church to hold holiday fair, tour - Sentinel & Enterprise

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 03:33 AM PST


Townsend church to hold holiday fair, tour
Sentinel & Enterprise
Tour guides will tell of the 1770 building and will take visitors up into the bell tower to view the architecture and point out artifacts of early meetinghouse and church days. History buffs will see the chestnut beams, and "hear" the echo of men ...

It's All Good - Ukiah Daily Journal

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 12:16 AM PST


It's All Good
Ukiah Daily Journal
The 3 blades (they're at rest) look like a Mercedes star, minus the ring.--Wallace Stevens describes such a starkly ... I'm surprised by a brand new church, cut stone: three tall, pointed and constricted windows aiming upward at the cross on the apex ...

99 Years of ZiL: From Car Plant To Potential New Heart of Moscow? - The Moscow Times (registration)

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 12:16 AM PST


The Moscow Times (registration)

99 Years of ZiL: From Car Plant To Potential New Heart of Moscow?
The Moscow Times (registration)
Last month the LSR Group development company presented the Zilart district project, which will also include a unique museum complex, Hermitage Moscow, and a 150-meter tower, both designed by prominent New York-based architect Hani Rashid. At the same ...

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Perth blogger censored by Facebook over comments about a person who doesn't exists - WA today

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 12:09 AM PST


WA today

Perth blogger censored by Facebook over comments about a person who doesn't exists
WA today
A popular Perth blogger has had his post deleted by Facebook because it "violated their community standards" even though he's writing about a character that doesn't even exist. The creator of the Bell Tower Times Facebook page posts biting, satirical ...

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Chi Delta sorority takes to social media to fight victim blaming of sexual assault - The Doane Line

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 10:31 PM PST


The Doane Line

Chi Delta sorority takes to social media to fight victim blaming of sexual assault
The Doane Line
Fogerty wanted to do something to change that. At Fogerty's urging, Chi Delta sorority started the No ... The idea comes from the Westboro Baptist Church's visit to Doane last semester. Students came together to chalk words of ... Along with the ...

Every time America called, veterans answered, speaker says - Youngstown Vindicator

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 09:07 PM PST


Every time America called, veterans answered, speaker says
Youngstown Vindicator
The choir from St. Joseph the Provider School in Campbell sang “America the Beautiful,” accompanied by student bell-ringers as the sound echoed through the four-story marble rotunda of the 104-year-old courthouse. An empty chair in front of the podium, ...

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Perth blogger censored by Facebook over comments about a person that doesn't ... - WA today

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 08:52 PM PST


WA today

Perth blogger censored by Facebook over comments about a person that doesn't ...
WA today
A popular Perth blogger has had his post deleted by Facebook because it "violated their community standards" even though he's writing about a character that doesn't even exist. The creator of the Bell Tower Times Facebook page posts biting, satirical ...

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People Gather at Hall County Courthouse to Honor Vets, Churches Ring Bells - NBC Nebraska

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 04:28 PM PST


NBC Nebraska

People Gather at Hall County Courthouse to Honor Vets, Churches Ring Bells
NBC Nebraska
More than 20 churches throughout Hall County rang their church bells for five minutes to support veterans, and dozens of people gathered at the Hall County Courthouse to hear the bells as well as honor their veterans. Hall County Supervisors Pam ...

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Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep - gethampshire.co.uk

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 11:42 AM PST


gethampshire.co.uk

Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep
gethampshire.co.uk
enjoy complimentary mulled wine and a mince pie, food and wine tastings, live music from Britain's Got Talent's Bell Ringers, and watch a Christmas BBQ demonstration. Address: Badshot Lea Road, Farnham, GU9 9JX. December 1: Decorate a Woodland ...

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Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep - Get Surrey

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 11:35 AM PST


Get Surrey

Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep
Get Surrey
From winter markets and carol concerts to children's crafts and Santa's grottos, there are plenty of festive activities taking place in Surrey and north-east Hampshire this Christmas. We've put together a list of individual festive events happening in ...

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Community news for York, Chester and Lancaster counties, Nov. 12, 2015 - The Herald

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 11:03 AM PST


The Herald

Community news for York, Chester and Lancaster counties, Nov. 12, 2015
The Herald
The book club is free with general admission, $5, adults and children and free for Culture and Heritage Museum members and children age 1 and younger. ... The Arts Council of Chester County will host its Jingle Bell Bazaar Holiday Art Market, 10 a.m.-3 ...

Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local Marion

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 10:26 AM PST


Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local Marion
KINGSTON – First Parish Church in Kingston will hold its annual Silver Bells Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Beal House, at 222 Main St., featuring Crafts for Social Justice and Fun ...

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Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local Kingston

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 10:25 AM PST


Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local Kingston
KINGSTON – First Parish Church in Kingston will hold its annual Silver Bells Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Beal House, at 222 Main St., featuring Crafts for Social Justice and Fun ...

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Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local Wareham

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 10:18 AM PST


Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local Wareham
KINGSTON – First Parish Church in Kingston will hold its annual Silver Bells Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Beal House, at 222 Main St., featuring Crafts for Social Justice and Fun ...

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Disney World vs. Disneyland: Where You Should Go Right Now - Yahoo Travel

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 09:02 AM PST


Yahoo Travel

Disney World vs. Disneyland: Where You Should Go Right Now
Yahoo Travel
There's nothing Yahoo Travel loves more than to pit rival destinations against each other to determine once and for all which place is the best. This week, we're having a Disney winter standoff: Florida's Walt Disney World vs. California's Disneyland.

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Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse - Bemidji Pioneer

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 07:23 AM PST


Bemidji Pioneer

Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse
Bemidji Pioneer
SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE, Minn. -- Dressed in a 1920s lighthouse keeper's uniform, Winston Norby pulled the rope to hit the bell's clapper against its bronze side, each of the 30 bell tolls ringing out from the shadow of the Split Rock Lighthouse.

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Remembrance services held at St Keverne, Mawgan and Breage 2015 - West Briton

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 06:08 AM PST


Remembrance services held at St Keverne, Mawgan and Breage 2015
West Briton
... Friendship Club, by Hazel Kelly; St Mawgan in Meneage Church, by churchwarden Lindsay Hockley; Mawgan Church bell ringers, by Mandy Basher; St Martin Parish Council, by chairman Phillip Jenkin and Parc Vro Residential Home, by Peter Mcloughlin.

Christmas markets to fill Lancashire with festive cheer - The Visitor

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 06:06 AM PST


The Visitor

Christmas markets to fill Lancashire with festive cheer
The Visitor
Santa and his reindeers will also make an appearance, as well as carol singers and bell-ringers. In Chorley, Father Christmas will be at Astley Hall every weekend in December, and the town centre will come alive with festive music and entertainment ...

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The Sound of the Baskervilles - The Hindu

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 12:12 AM PST


The Hindu

The Sound of the Baskervilles
The Hindu
In “The Nine Tailors”, considered one of the classics of crime writing, he is also revealed to be adept in the English art of bell ringing. Like all things English, bell ringing would seem rather strange to an outsider. “From time to ... But when ...

Carillon plays again at Iwerne Minster - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 11:36 PM PST


Blackmore Vale Magazine

Carillon plays again at Iwerne Minster
Blackmore Vale Magazine
A carillon, a large musical box which plays tunes on church bells and which has sat silently in the corner of the tower clock room at St Mary's Church in Iwerne Minster for nearly 40 years, has now been restored. Following a gift from a generous ...

40 years later, Split Rock shines for Edmund Fitzgerald's dead - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 09:23 PM PST


40 years later, Split Rock shines for Edmund Fitzgerald's dead
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Dressed in a 1920s lighthouse keeper's uniform, Winston Norby pulled the rope to hit the bell's clapper against its bronze side, each of the 30 bell tolls ringing out from the shadow of Split Rock Lighthouse on Minnesota's North Shore. A crowd of 1,500 ...

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Veterans Day 2015: Christmas Eve on the night shift - The Bellingham Herald

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 05:05 PM PST


The Bellingham Herald

Veterans Day 2015: Christmas Eve on the night shift
The Bellingham Herald
One was a bell. If you were on a night shift and the guy at the other end might be napping, you'd hit this little bell key and it would ring in his office and wake him. This inspired my idea. I called up our Townsville Signal Center, then sent this ...

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Posted: 10 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

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Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: 'Victory Bell' ringing at Hoover High again - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:30 PM PST


Los Angeles Times

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: 'Victory Bell' ringing at Hoover High again
Los Angeles Times
“We were up, 21-0, and then down, 27-21,” said Crescenta Valley Coach Paul Schilling, whose team will meet third-seeded Cathedral (9-1) in a first-round road playoff game at 7 p.m. Friday. “It's down to about three minutes left and Cole made a great ...

Rutgers Begins Year-Long 250th Birthday Party Today - Patch.com

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:37 PM PST


Patch.com

Rutgers Begins Year-Long 250th Birthday Party Today
Patch.com
10, kicks off a year-long birthday celebration at Rutgers that will culminate in its 250-year celebration on Nov. 10, 2016. Festivities start at 4 p.m. on the Old Queens lawn. There will be colonial bell ringers, free food (always appreciated by ...

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Local Happenings: Danville's Village Theatre presenting "Leading Ladies ... - Contra Costa Times

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:25 PM PST


Local Happenings: Danville's Village Theatre presenting "Leading Ladies ...
Contra Costa Times
Richard Cionco Piano Concert -- 8 p.m. Pianist Richard Cionco performs a virtuosic and beautiful program and has performed in recital and as a concerto soloist in Europe, Canada and Asia. Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St. in Livermore. Tickets ...

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GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Columbia Daily Tribune

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 12:01 PM PST


GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Columbia Daily Tribune
The Salvation Army needs volunteers to ring bells at store locations. Bell-ringing .... 31 at the Missouri Theatre and Missouri United Methodist Church in downtown Columbia. ... Volunteers sought with skill in dance, jump rope, writing, poetry, sewing ...

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Poppy wreaths and flags drenched by rain during tributes to the fallen on ... - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 10:00 AM PST


The Westmorland Gazette

Poppy wreaths and flags drenched by rain during tributes to the fallen on ...
The Westmorland Gazette
Elsewhere, a half-muffled peal of bells rang out over Shap, where parishioners gathered for the act of remembrance at St Michael's Parish Church. Wreaths and standard bearers from village organisations processed into church and halted for the two ...

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10 spectacular - or downright strange - Bristol funerals - Bristol Post

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 04:29 AM PST


Bristol Post

10 spectacular - or downright strange - Bristol funerals
Bristol Post
The joke went round that the cat attended more services at the church than many members of its clergy. Tom made himself useful by catching rats, mice and pigeons and when he died in 1927 he was sent off in style. As the organ played, his coffin was ...

Bellringers joined by Ticknall parish councillors - Burton Mail

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:54 AM PST


Burton Mail

Bellringers joined by Ticknall parish councillors
Burton Mail
MEMBERS of Ticknall Parish Council visited the bell tower at St George's Church to be shown a demonstration of a new computer programme which allows the bell ringers to practice without the sound of the bells being heard outside. The parish council ...

Ringing a legacy: Bell tower tells history of Arkansas State - The Herald

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 03:48 PM PST


The Herald

Ringing a legacy: Bell tower tells history of Arkansas State
The Herald
The bell tower plays the soundtrack of Red Wolf nation through the chiming of its bells, reminding students, faculty and visitors to the A-State campus of the time. ... Bailey's task was to start the “Celebration Peal” at the end of the president's ...

Internationally-acclaimed handbell ensemble ringing in the holidays Saturday ... - RVANews

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 09:09 AM PST


RVANews

Internationally-acclaimed handbell ensemble ringing in the holidays Saturday ...
RVANews
Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, the group performs on one of the most extensive collections of bells and bell-like instruments owned by any handbell ensemble in the world. The Raleigh Ringers last performed at Reveille in 2009, playing to a packed house.

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The history of the canal in Banbury is focus of a study day this weekend - Banbury Guardian

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 07:46 AM PST


Banbury Guardian

The history of the canal in Banbury is focus of a study day this weekend
Banbury Guardian
The Oxfordshire Local History Association holds the event on Saturday in Banbury Town Hall between 9.30am - 3pm. “The Oxford Canal opened in Banbury to peals of bells in 1778 but took another 12 years to reach Oxford,” said event promoter Deborah ...

Guardian Mexico City week – live - The Guardian

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 04:24 AM PST


Guardian Mexico City week – live
The Guardian
We've covered many a mile, set a new record for markets visited in one day, flown in a hot air balloon, located a large, tame pig, and had a fascinating and fruitful discussion about the future of the city for women. Phew … Sincere thanks to all our ...

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Downton Abbey fans join #TeamEdith to demand Christmas happy ending - Daily Mail

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 02:54 AM PST


Daily Mail

Downton Abbey fans join #TeamEdith to demand Christmas happy ending
Daily Mail
It was a satisfying, if very abrupt, climax to the poshest soap opera in telly history. ... There will be one last Christmas special, and a cinema film is promised, but to all intents and purposes the show ended in a peal of church bells at 10.37pm ...

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A chunk of Rome lands in the Bible Belt - Catholic Herald Online (blog)

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 01:51 AM PST


A chunk of Rome lands in the Bible Belt
Catholic Herald Online (blog)
Now that we're on the way we're heading into the final phase of the fundraising in the hope that we will be able to complete the bell tower. This Anglophile would love to install a set of proper bells and teach my fellow Americans the delights of ...

The Queen leads Remembrance Day tributes - FinancialSpots.com

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 11:07 PM PST


The Queen leads Remembrance Day tributes
FinancialSpots.com
... bearded Prince Harry marked the opening of the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey, laying commemorative crosses that added to a field 100,000 cross. It is the second year that the tower - best known for its clock and Big Ben bell - has been ...

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From our archives: Words of hope for 'South Sterling' - SaukValley.com

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 10:22 PM PST

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