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Grosse Pointe Yacht Club celebrates historic designation status - Crain's Detroit Business

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 05:50 AM PDT


Crain's Detroit Business

Grosse Pointe Yacht Club celebrates historic designation status
Crain's Detroit Business
The clubhouse also has a 187-foot bell tower designed by the same company that built the Liberty Bell for Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Meneely Bell Foundry. The club's 5,000 pound bronze bell is 5 feet tall and 4 inches thick. The application for ...

Shimla Christ Church clock to chime once again - Hindustan Times

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 02:21 AM PDT


Hindustan Times

Shimla Christ Church clock to chime once again
Hindustan Times
He said, “Shimlaites still recall the jingles of the church bells that stopped ringing quite long ago.” He said, “I had heard that German volunteers had made an effort to repair the church clocks during the mid- nineties, but they worked only for a few ...

Castle Bromwich, W Mids

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Intention to augment to 8 (and instal new frame) noted

Wybunbury, Cheshire

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Wobbly pinnacle: ringing suspended UFN

Historic Cabot Schoolhouse gets original bell back - WCAX

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 02:35 PM PDT


Historic Cabot Schoolhouse gets original bell back
WCAX
Sharing with them the building's history, and a mystery. Shortly after the Lower Cabot Schoolhouse was built in the 1880s, bigger than most in the region, the bell from the tower went missing. "Upper Cabot was a little resentful ... Dana and Susan ...

Religion events from around the Washington area - Washington Post

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 02:16 PM PDT


Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Certified exercise instructor Judy Jurkowski teaches classes designed to relax and soothe, renew and restore. Focuses ... Tuesday and Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.: A docent-led tour of the highlights of the cathedral, its history, architecture and artwork ...

Louisville urges unity after Dallas shooting - The Courier-Journal

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 12:24 PM PDT


The Courier-Journal

Louisville urges unity after Dallas shooting
The Courier-Journal
Fischer spoke for about 10 minutes, and was followed by a minute-long moment of silence and the city hall's bells pealing 30 times. Fischer offered his condolences for both law enforcement, as well as the families of two men who were killed by police ...

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Thompson family celebrates Independence Day with bell-ringing - Morganton News Herald

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 12:21 PM PDT


Morganton News Herald

Thompson family celebrates Independence Day with bell-ringing
Morganton News Herald
He said the family has lunch together and then goes to the bell tower to take turns ringing the bell. Most of the family lives locally, but Thompson's sister, Kaye Taliano, came from Raleigh to participate in the bell-ringing. Thompson has another ...

Epiphanies: Remembering Summer - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 08:25 AM PDT


Epiphanies: Remembering Summer
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Among the festivities marking the United States Bicentennial was a request to ring church bells throughout the land at two o'clock. At that precise moment, all bells were supposed to chime in a liberating spirit to let freedom ring. The congregation I ...

'The Ireland I visit now is not the same place I left behind' - Irish Times

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 07:04 AM PDT


Irish Times

'The Ireland I visit now is not the same place I left behind'
Irish Times
As I write the chimes from the bell tower peal out across the town, and I can hear the street dogs barking. I was born by the sea, and as I grew up it was a constant presence, likely to spring into ... But the truth is that I think of all this as my ...

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Those lost in first two weeks on the Somme - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 05:46 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Those lost in first two weeks on the Somme
LoughboroughEcho.net
2nd Lieutenant Arnold Bradley Taylor was born in Loughborough on January 23, 1894, the fourth son of John William and Annie Mary Taylor of the Bell Foundry, Loughborough. Arnold's parents were married in Loughborough in 1884 and lived at 63 ...

Patriarch Kirill invited to consecrate Russian cathedral in London - Interfax-Religion

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 05:45 AM PDT


Patriarch Kirill invited to consecrate Russian cathedral in London
Interfax-Religion
"The parish meeting confirmed the wish of the parishioners and the children of the Russian Orthodox Church living in the British Isles for His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to head the anniversary celebrations. The relevant invitation was sent by ...

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Bobby Kennedy: the most trusted white man in black America - POLITICO.eu

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 03:58 AM PDT


POLITICO.eu

Bobby Kennedy: the most trusted white man in black America
POLITICO.eu
Bobby was in Indiana for the first of the big primary tests in his improbable campaign for president. He got word of the shooting as he was boarding a plane from Muncie to Indianapolis; by the time he landed, King was dead. An outdoor rally had been ...

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Helen of Troy's (HELE) CEO Julien Mininberg on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 01:04 AM PDT


Helen of Troy's (HELE) CEO Julien Mininberg on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Also, this coming Monday, July 11, is a very exciting day for us, as we will celebrate Helen of Troy's 40th anniversary of being a NASDAQ-listed company by ringing the opening bell to begin trading. Quite a milestone. We're very ... We believe the ...

Story of woman's revolutionary family history rings true - Omaha World-Herald

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 10:36 PM PDT


Omaha World-Herald

Story of woman's revolutionary family history rings true
Omaha World-Herald
The Liberty Bell was hanging from the tower of a Philadelphia building now known as Independence Hall. The bell and eight others like it would have been melted down into cannon balls if Blumer's compatriots hadn't removed them, stowed them away in a ...

Oscar Lake Lutheran Church marks 150th anniversary - Alexandria Echo Press

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 10:14 PM PDT


Alexandria Echo Press

Oscar Lake Lutheran Church marks 150th anniversary
Alexandria Echo Press
In 1884, H.L. Lewis donated a two-acre plot of land on which the present church, a 62' x 32' x 18' structure with an 80 foot tower, was built. ... The damage was repaired, but because the bell cradle had to be welded, only the clapper moves to ring the ...

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Around the area - Observer-Reporter

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 06:50 PM PDT


Observer-Reporter

Around the area
Observer-Reporter
Burgettstown Presbyterian Church, 1325 Main St., will hold a combined worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Bell Avenue Park, Burgettstown. Dr. Page ... 724-222-7488. At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, Sunday worship ...

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The hills are alive: Ambassador Lewis does O'Fallon proud - O'Fallon Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:22 PM PDT


O'Fallon Weekly (press release) (subscription)

The hills are alive: Ambassador Lewis does O'Fallon proud
O'Fallon Weekly (press release) (subscription)
... eat while watching the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace. Then, we traveled to the Tower of London, where we saw the tower, it's walls, and the Crown Jewel exhibit (which had hundreds of golden kitchen supplies, crowns, scepters, and rings).

Ashford, Kent

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

URL amended

Banbury, S Mary, Oxon

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

URL (and redirection) no longer productive: removed

Clodock, Herefs

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

No longer rung from GF

Edinburgh, Fettes, C Edin

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (from 2-0-13)

Northampton, Abington, Northants

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

(Tue) PN removed: practices discontinued for time being

Cleveland Arts listings for July 8-14: Carillon Concerts at the Alexander McGaffin Carillon & More - cleveland.com

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 02:40 PM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Arts listings for July 8-14: Carillon Concerts at the Alexander McGaffin Carillon & More
cleveland.com
The McGaffin Carillon bells in the tower of the Church of the Covenant which will be played every Friday at 12:15 p.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday during July. Tour of the tower ..... Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Heritage Series Concert. Happy Days Lodge, 500 W.

The making of Perth - Perth Now

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 09:06 AM PDT


Perth Now

The making of Perth
Perth Now
If you're a visitor to Perth and/or under the age of 30, then none of these references will be ringing any bells. If you're a visitor and actually looking to ring some bells, like, literally, then head on down to the river's edge and visit The Bell ...

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News of the Weird July - Arizona Daily Sun

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 08:45 AM PDT


News of the Weird July
Arizona Daily Sun
More and more churches (“hundreds,” according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a “money-back guarantee” if they tithe 10 percent or more of their income for 90 days—but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently in ...

Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville; Quarter Peal, Music Bash, Circular Walk - Cambridge News

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:46 AM PDT


Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville; Quarter Peal, Music Bash, Circular Walk
Cambridge News
The ringers were Lyn Clackson on the treble, Greg Shields on the second, Katherine Probert –third, Richard Holness – fourth, Peter Hinton conducting from the fifth and Vanessa Webster on the tenor bell. ... Newspaper delivery - this is working well ...

Battle of the Somme soldier's 'premonition' of his death two years earlier - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:41 AM PDT


Somerset County Gazette

Battle of the Somme soldier's 'premonition' of his death two years earlier
Somerset County Gazette
He was born in Canon Street in 1890, later living in St James Street, between the Ring of Bells and the church. Freddie attended St James School and then ... "He knew he had been badly hit, but no word of complaint touched his lips." A tablet ...

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Brave Oscar, 5, rings hospital bell marking end of cancer treatment - Melton Times

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:34 AM PDT


Melton Times

Brave Oscar, 5, rings hospital bell marking end of cancer treatment
Melton Times
Since 1990 the charity has proudly granted over 16,000 wishes across the UK, with people's donations and fundraising helping to make their dreams come true. Oscar's dad, Ryan, said: “We were all so happy to see Oscar ring the hospital's treatment bell ...

Week Ahead What's On Listings 07-07-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 12:07 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 07-07-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton. Tel: 01254 852986. Thu, Jul 7 only. David Gest Is Not Dead But Alive With Soul Tour!: featuring performances from music legends Russell Thompkins Jr, Deniece Williams, Peabo Bryson, The Tymes and Freda Payne. From £20.50. 8pm ...

Secret Venice: Things to see and do beyond St Mark's - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Secret Venice: Things to see and do beyond St Mark's
Telegraph.co.uk
The bell-tower affords the best bird's-eye view over Venice and, having a lift, this campanile can even be scaled by those with limited mobility. Less well-known, the cloisters and former monastic buildings can be visited on guided tours organised by ...

Je ne comprends pas - the curious case of the DS 4 - the Irish News

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 05:07 PM PDT


the Irish News

Je ne comprends pas - the curious case of the DS 4
the Irish News
A pincer movement of low roofline and high-mounted seat meant I had to sit hunched up, like Quasimodo without the campanology skills. The driving position is shocking, and not only because of the seat. The pedals are canted to the right to an ...

Hometown values part of Summitt - Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 03:40 PM PDT


Hometown values part of Summitt
Knoxville News Sentinel
... credo to live by the side of the road and be a friend of man, where their shadows cast so truthfully bare and memorable that the saying "What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say" rings as clear as any Sunday church bell peal or ...

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Restoration of SH Cemetery's Matchless Chimes Planned - The Hudson Independent

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 12:18 PM PDT


The Hudson Independent

Restoration of SH Cemetery's Matchless Chimes Planned
The Hudson Independent
Hidden away high up in the stone belfry of the Washington Irving Memorial Chapel just inside the north gate of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is a set of 10 tubular bell tower chimes installed in 1923. Known for their fine musical qualities with rich and ...

Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest This Week - Patch.com

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 11:07 AM PDT


Patch.com

Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest This Week
Patch.com
San Francisco, Ca - The 53rd annual San Francisco Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest will be held Thursday, according to San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials. The two-part competition begins at noon at Union Square Park and will feature ...

Great weather lends success to LFR festival - Ogle County News

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 09:55 AM PDT


Ogle County News

Great weather lends success to LFR festival
Ogle County News
In fact, the only apparent glitch came during the ringing of the Illinois Official State Freedom Bell on Kable Square Monday afternoon. As LFR Queen Sydne Robinson, her court, and the festival crowd were midway through the traditional 13 peals of the ...

Jones — Lewis - The Daily Iberian

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 09:30 AM PDT


The Daily Iberian

Jones — Lewis
The Daily Iberian
Lisa Marie Jones and Troy Lewis were married Saturday, June 18, 2016, at St. Paul United Methodist Church of Christ in New Iberia. The bride is the daughter of the late Wickless and Hazel Anthony Jones. The groom is the son of the late Truly Mae Lewis ...

Local teachers dig through biblical history - thejewishchronicle.net

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 08:18 AM PDT


thejewishchronicle.net

Local teachers dig through biblical history
thejewishchronicle.net
As they listened to the singing of the Jews at the wall, they heard the muezzin call Muslims to prayer and the church bells from the Christian quarter begin to peal. The “human intersection” of three major religions in one spot, said Horton, was beautiful.

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Time Travelers: A history of opportunity - Montgomery Advertiser

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 07:04 AM PDT


Montgomery Advertiser

Time Travelers: A history of opportunity
Montgomery Advertiser
Pealing church bells, firecrackers, and general commotion prevailed for the rest of the day and night" (p. 20). Surely Louisa and her young family had to be aware that history was being made just up the road. On the edge of town, the Chappell House ...

£200000 Lottery grant answers prayers of South Brent church and safeguards tower for future - Dartmouth Chronicle

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 07:03 AM PDT


Dartmouth Chronicle

£200000 Lottery grant answers prayers of South Brent church and safeguards tower for future
Dartmouth Chronicle
Greg, who is also chairman of South Brent Parish Council, added: 'The work will reduce the deterioration of the fixtures and fittings of the bells, enabling us to improve facilities for our bell ringers. It is our intention to establish a Bellringing ...

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Grant boosts steeple restoration effort - Wiscasset Newspaper

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 04:06 AM PDT


Wiscasset Newspaper

Grant boosts steeple restoration effort
Wiscasset Newspaper
The church replaced it and the bell's wheel, did some work on the stairs to the belfry and restored the spire atop the belfry, according to members. In spring 2015, members said the ... The belfry needs reroofing; the tower, scraping and painting. The ...

Villagers' £80000 new church bells get a ringing endorsement - Herald Series

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 01:15 AM PDT

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