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New year or are we just continuing the old year? - Alpenhorn News

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 10:52 AM PST


Alpenhorn News

New year or are we just continuing the old year?
Alpenhorn News
Well, finally 2014 is here and all the bell ringing and fireworks have been loosened to bring luck or joy to this year, but what really is different? To numerologists this is the year that is ruled by the number seven…lets see…2 + 1 +4 ... As I ...

A View of Santa Barbara in January, 1835 - Santa Barbara View

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 09:07 AM PST


A View of Santa Barbara in January, 1835
Santa Barbara View
The mission stands a little back of the town, and is a large building, or rather collection of buildings, in the center of which is a high tower, with a belfry of five bells,” Richard Henry Dana, Jr. wrote is his classic, Two Years Before the Mast ...

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Van Dyck Portrait Purchased For £400 Discovered On Antiques Road Show - ArtLyst

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 03:47 AM PST


ArtLyst

Van Dyck Portrait Purchased For £400 Discovered On Antiques Road Show
ArtLyst
He will now sell the 17th Century Flemish masterpiece buy new church bells. The portrait was identified after Fiona Bruce, showed the work to expert Philip Mould, who thought it might be the genuine article. After restoration, the painting was verified ...

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Documentary film charts restoration of church bells - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 02:52 AM PST


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Documentary film charts restoration of church bells
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
The cracked bell was retained in the tower. The villagers raised a good deal of the money required for the whole works. The church's bell ringers spearheaded the appeal for the bells' refurbishment, which included the casting of the new Jubilee Bell.

Documentary film charts restoration of church bells - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 02:52 AM PST


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Documentary film charts restoration of church bells
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
The tower of St Giles in Chideock contains a belfry with a peal of six bells. The oldest, cast in 1602, ... One of the original bells was found to be cracked, so the villagers had a replacement cast to celebrate the Queen's diamond jubilee. The cracked ...

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A Wedding at Old St. Mary's - American Spectator

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 01:56 AM PST


American Spectator

A Wedding at Old St. Mary's
American Spectator
“Three Bronze Church Bells named, Mary, Mary Ann, and Magdalene, were cast in Munich and added in 1868,” states the wedding program. “The clock in the tower was installed in 1860… .The church organ, installed in 1871, was destroyed in 1893 by fire ...

Bedford rings in the New Year - Bedford Minuteman

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 07:14 PM PST


Bedford rings in the New Year
Bedford Minuteman
At the stroke of midnight, with one mighty tug of the braided and frayed five-story rope that ascends up into the ancient bell tower of the First Parish Church, Bedford both figuratively and literally rings in the New Year. "Celebrating the New Year at ...

Looking back at 2013 in travel - Washington Times

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 06:00 PM PST


Washington Times

Looking back at 2013 in travel
Washington Times
In June, the Atlantis space shuttle exhibit opened to great fanfare at Kennedy Space Center. The 90,000-square-foot, $100 million exhibit pays tribute to NASA's 30-year space shuttle program. Photo by: Todd DeFeo; Gruene Hall is the “oldest continually ...

Dunkeld Cath, PerthKross

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Owner/diocese: amended from (Not Anglican)

Jeanie Groh jgroh@salisburypost.com - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 11:52 PM PST


Jeanie Groh jgroh@salisburypost.com
Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — People flocked to the corner of West Innes and Jackson streets to ring in 2014, despite the possibility earlier this week that there would be no New Year's celebration at the old Presbyterian Bell Tower in downtown Salisbury this year. The ...

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The Little Brown Church - Miracle on Francisco Boulevard - Pacifica Tribune

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 05:09 PM PST


The Little Brown Church - Miracle on Francisco Boulevard
Pacifica Tribune
Then there was the repair and restoration of the bell tower, the replacement of the foundation, the repairs to siding and buttresses on the south side of the building, the removal of 14 bottlebrush trees holding moisture to the building, the north side ...

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New Year's Eve traditions around the world: From bear dances to possum drops - KMOV.com

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:04 AM PST


New Year's Eve traditions around the world: From bear dances to possum drops
KMOV.com
In Atlanta, an 800-pound fiberglass peach is dropped from the top of a 138-foot tower of lights in what has been billed as the Southeast's largest New Year's Eve celebration. The celebration, staged by ... Fireworks follow, courtesy of the Chamber of ...

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Revelers welcome 2014 Down Under - The Sun

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:45 AM PST


Revelers welcome 2014 Down Under
The Sun
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- New Zealand rang in the New Year with multicolored fireworks erupting from Auckland's Sky Tower at midnight Tuesday as thousands of cheering revelers danced in the streets of the South Pacific island nation's largest city ...

Steeple Ashton and Keevil bell ringers mark historic moment - Wiltshire Times

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:13 AM PST


Wiltshire Times

Steeple Ashton and Keevil bell ringers mark historic moment
Wiltshire Times
The bell ringers of Steeple Ashton and Keevil churches marked a brief moment in history by ringing rounds at precisely 9.10pm on the 11th day of the 12th month in the 13th year of this century. The ringers were divided into two teams and each rang ...

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Steeple Ashton and Keevil bell ringers mark historic moment - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:12 AM PST


This Is Wiltshire

Steeple Ashton and Keevil bell ringers mark historic moment
This Is Wiltshire
The bell ringers of Steeple Ashton and Keevil churches marked a brief moment in history by ringing rounds at precisely 9.10pm on the 11th day of the 12th month in the 13th year of this century. The ringers were divided into two teams and each rang ...

Revelers get ready to ring in 2014 with fireworks - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:03 AM PST


Revelers get ready to ring in 2014 with fireworks
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Dubai, home to world's tallest tower, is known for its glitz, glamor and over-the-top achievements, and this New Year's Eve the city is planning to break another record by creating the largest fireworks show ever. Organizers plan to light up the city's ...

Countries set for new year party - MSN UK

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 12:51 AM PST


Countries set for new year party
MSN UK
In Japan, thousands of visitors, some donning kimono, will pray, ring a bell and toss coins as offerings at shrines, wishing for health, wealth and happiness. Temple bells will ring the customary 108 times, for the 108 causes of suffering according to ...

City of Salisbury to host Bell Tower celebration - Salisbury Post

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 11:12 PM PST


City of Salisbury to host Bell Tower celebration
Salisbury Post
Geoffrey Hoy, was the first to ring the bell, during the annual ringing in of the new year at the old presbyterian belltower in Salisbury. Hoy just moved to Salisbury two months ago from Mayville, Wis. Photo by Jon C. lakey, Salisbury Post. SALISBURY ...

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