Miscellany‎ > ‎news feed 2‎ > ‎

Merseybells news feed as published

posted 8 Jan 2015, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 8 Jan 2015, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


The Birth of Civil War Reenacting - New York Times (blog)

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 03:24 PM PST


The Birth of Civil War Reenacting
New York Times (blog)
Known as “sham battles,” “mock battles” or “mimic battles,” these battles were enacted for a variety of reasons: entertainment, practice and to demonstrate to civilians back home what happened during the war. According to R. Lee Hadden, author of ...

Changes Made to Intersection Where Cam Newton was Injured - TWC News

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 01:15 PM PST


TWC News

Changes Made to Intersection Where Cam Newton was Injured
TWC News
According to the Charlotte Department of Transportation, the intersection of Church and Hill Streets is one of the worst in the city in terms of wrecks. To help prevent future accidents, CDOT added a "Stop Ahead" warning sign on Hill Street and an ...

and more »

Throwback Thursday: Mirrors, mirrors on our walls ... and on our offices and ... - OCRegister

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 01:13 PM PST


OCRegister

Throwback Thursday: Mirrors, mirrors on our walls ... and on our offices and ...
OCRegister
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. today at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2400 N. Canal St., Orange. COST: Free. Mirrorglass skin buildings like the Crystal Cathedral and the ... “These buildings were made when Orange County hit its peak.” There are likely dozens of these ...

Happy birthday, Foley! City kicks off centennial celebration; clock tower ... - AL.com

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 01:02 PM PST


Happy birthday, Foley! City kicks off centennial celebration; clock tower ...
AL.com
FOLEY, Alabama -- Hundreds of people gathered at the Foley Civic Center Thursday to celebrate the city's centennial. Fittingly, Mayor John Koniar led the standing-room-only crowd in a joyful rendition of "Happy Birthday." The city had been incorporated ...

and more »

Stephen Dudley's parents shocked by file - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 12:23 PM PST


Stuff.co.nz

Stephen Dudley's parents shocked by file
Stuff.co.nz
Stephen Dudley, 15, died shortly after being assaulted by two youths, then-aged 15 and 17, after rugby practice in July 2013. Both pleaded guilty to assault but they were discharged without conviction and their names permanently suppressed after ...

and more »

Dempsey: US eyes new ways to aid Iraq forces - Lynchburg News and Advance

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 10:57 AM PST


Dempsey: US eyes new ways to aid Iraq forces
Lynchburg News and Advance
(AP) — Nineteen solemn bells rang Thursday morning to honor the victims of a shooting in Tucson at a political event for then-Rep. Gabby Giffords four years ago. .... She was a member of Hurt Pentecostal Holiness Church, Valedictorian of her class at ...

and more »

Ceremony marks 4-year anniversary of Giffords shooting - Lynchburg News and Advance

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 10:46 AM PST


Lynchburg News and Advance

Ceremony marks 4-year anniversary of Giffords shooting
Lynchburg News and Advance
Gabby Giffords. The ceremony took place at 10:10 a.m. Thursday and included a bell-ringing for each of the 19 victims of the attack. .... A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Hurt Pentecostal Holiness Church by ...

and more »

Dad's test: Push on, honor son killed in Giffords shooting - USA TODAY

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 09:57 AM PST


USA TODAY

Dad's test: Push on, honor son killed in Giffords shooting
USA TODAY
... of Arizona Medical Center to mark the fourth anniversary of the shooting. A bell will ring shortly after 10 a.m. MT, the time of the attack, and those in attendance will observe a moment of silence. A church service will honor the survivors and the ...
Tucson shooting: Keeping Gabe's memory alive azcentral.com

all 334 news articles »

Local composer's 'Apollo' at Hill Presbyterian Church - Chestnut Hill Local

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 09:43 AM PST


Local composer's 'Apollo' at Hill Presbyterian Church
Chestnut Hill Local
Divided into seven movements with the choir accompanied by drum and bells, “Consolation” casts the traditional cantata form (of a choral piece in several sections) in a contemporary harmonic idiom that is nonetheless accessible on first hearing because ...

Village news January 8 - Northamptonshire Telegraph

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 09:09 AM PST


Northamptonshire Telegraph

Village news January 8
Northamptonshire Telegraph
Brigstock WEA has a new nine-week course entitled “Plant Hunters” starting in the village hall on Thursday 15th January from 2 till 3.30pm. You can learn of the intrepid adventurers who journeyed to the furthest corners of the earth to bring back ...

Destinations & Diversions: Gospel group returns to Bell Buckle - Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 08:34 AM PST


Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Destinations & Diversions: Gospel group returns to Bell Buckle
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
A benefit auction, chili supper and concert for Charlie Williams will be held Saturday at Farmington United Methodist Church in Marshall County. Williams has suffered from a variety of conditions, including heart problems, bulging discs and two kinds ...

Paris Pauses to Mourn After Charlie Hebdo Attack - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 07:04 AM PST


Wall Street Journal

Paris Pauses to Mourn After Charlie Hebdo Attack
Wall Street Journal
Parisian Marion Egel, 61 years old, stood with her copy of today's Libération newspaper through the slow bell ringing without an umbrella. “For my ... She also ordered the lights on the Eiffel Tower to be extinguished in homage to the victims. Security ...
Eiffel Tower's lights are turned off as vigils are held around globe for 12 ... Daily Mail
Police converge on area north-east of Paris in hunt for Charlie Hebdo gunmen The Guardian

all 14,866 news articles »

Shooting down the cannonball legend - By Geoff Browne - Leek Post & Times

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 06:37 AM PST


Leek Post & Times

Shooting down the cannonball legend - By Geoff Browne
Leek Post & Times
Most of what we see now dates from the early 1300s, when the church was rebuilt after the great fire which destroyed the whole town in 1297, but older sections of stonework can be found at the west, or tower, end. There was a church on the site long ...

Continuing the family legacy - Midland Daily News

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 05:37 AM PST


Midland Daily News

Continuing the family legacy
Midland Daily News
By 1950 the custom of placing bell ringers by graves had passed but Wilfred Cox told his son about them and why they were so important in Victorian times. ... The family history is preserved in the small church by carvings on the floor and on the wall.

La Zambomba! Olé! Bravo! Now go to bed - Niagarathisweek.com

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 04:29 AM PST


La Zambomba! Olé! Bravo! Now go to bed
Niagarathisweek.com
Exhausted, we packed it in at midnight as the church bells from the tower across the square tolled a dozen times in half a minute. Still wide ... La Zambomba had hit its peak - a crescendo of strings, a cacophony of songs and a frenzy of clacking flamingo.

Big Oil's Dilemma: Save or Borrow? - Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 01:33 AM PST


Big Oil's Dilemma: Save or Borrow?
Royal Dutch Shell plc .com
I revealed that ESDV leak-off tests were purposely falsified, not once but many times and that Brent Bravo platform management had admitted responsibility for the dangerous practices being followed. In response to my team ringing alarm bells ...

5 Mind-Blowing Bell Towers Around the World - TravelPulse

Posted: 08 Jan 2015 12:11 AM PST


TravelPulse

5 Mind-Blowing Bell Towers Around the World
TravelPulse
Before alarms or setting reminders on your cell phone for an important event, the bells of a bell tower would chime and the townsfolk would scurry off to worship, attend a wedding or even mourn the dead. Although many bell towers today appear as ...

King Settles Christian Flag Lawsuit - TWC News

Posted: 07 Jan 2015 10:36 PM PST


TWC News

King Settles Christian Flag Lawsuit
TWC News
... it like that and put a flag on it that's 10 times bigger than the one that's supposed to be here," he said. As part of the settlement, the City of King's insurance company will pay $501,000 to the Americans Untied for Separation of Church and State ...

Events across region to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 07 Jan 2015 10:10 PM PST


Events across region to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Montgomery Newspapers
First, Salem Baptist Church, along with Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro, will host its King luncheon at Presidential Caterers, 2910 DeKalb Pike in East Norriton, on Saturday, Jan. 1,7 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The keynote speaker is ...

and more »

Bells will ring out Allen Chapel's long history - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Posted: 07 Jan 2015 08:33 PM PST


Terre Haute Tribune Star

Bells will ring out Allen Chapel's long history
Terre Haute Tribune Star
A bell ringing at Allen Chapel on Sunday afternoon will be historic in more than one way. First, the bell ringing from 2 to 5 p.m. will celebrate the preservation project that is currently focused on restoration of a tin ceiling in the sanctuary. Allen ...

Bell Tower team close to funding dream - Evesham Observer

Posted: 07 Jan 2015 04:16 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Bell Tower team close to funding dream
Evesham Observer
A MAJOR fund-raising appeal which aims to secure the future of one of Evesham's biggest landmarks is significantly close to reaching its £500,000 target. The Bell Tower appeal, which was launched in the summer of last year, is just around £30,000 away ...

Greensboro First to Pass LGBT Housing Protections - TWC News

Posted: 07 Jan 2015 02:25 PM PST


TWC News

Greensboro First to Pass LGBT Housing Protections
TWC News
“The city is bound by them, so just like the city would not and could not discriminate based on race, gender, disability, or political affiliation, we have now codified our practice,” said Carruthers. Carruthers also said Housing and Urban Development ...

Panthers Equipment Staff Puts in Long Hours for West Coast Road Trip - TWC News

Posted: 07 Jan 2015 11:29 AM PST


TWC News

Panthers Equipment Staff Puts in Long Hours for West Coast Road Trip
TWC News
"We're actually going to have a walkthrough out there, so that's more stuff that we have to bring for practice. We've got to account for the possibility of rain, which Seattle is known for. It's a lot of work but we're happy to do it," said Miles ...

Roman Laker's voyage: From the front lines to the homefront - The Paulding County Progress

Posted: 07 Jan 2015 07:03 AM PST


Roman Laker's voyage: From the front lines to the homefront
The Paulding County Progress
Church bells were ringing. Tanks were firing their .50 calibers. GIs got food, eggs, milk, bread, chickens, German cheese, bologna, wine, etc. They found 21,000 bottles of German wine hidden in San Benedetto. It was a day our soldiers would never forget.

107 years of life and teaching in Elroy - Juneau County Star-Times

Posted: 06 Jan 2015 11:05 PM PST


107 years of life and teaching in Elroy
Juneau County Star-Times
The 10-year-old had never heard anything like the commotion of ringing church bells and blaring of train whistles, but there had never been a reason to celebrate like the end of the great war that saw many people from Elroy fighting in Europe. “For all ...

Why A BP Shell Merger Is Not A Sensible Option - Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Posted: 06 Jan 2015 09:49 AM PST


Why A BP Shell Merger Is Not A Sensible Option
Royal Dutch Shell plc .com
Crude oil prices have declined sharply this year. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) has already fallen below $50 per barrel for the first time in nearly five-and-half years, with Brent crude hovering around the same level. Several US oil companies are ...

and more »

On same-sex marriage, Jeb Bush picks the pope over the base - Washington Post (blog)

Posted: 06 Jan 2015 08:11 AM PST


On same-sex marriage, Jeb Bush picks the pope over the base
Washington Post (blog)
(In his 2003 State of the Union, Bush used the phrase "wonder-working power," which would ring a bell for church folks familiar with this refrain from a standard hymn.) "Sacrament is the code word for all the Catholics and Latinos; they understand that ...

Starting the new year on the run - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 06 Jan 2015 05:14 AM PST


Starting the new year on the run
Tewkesbury ADMAG
VOLUNTEERS working hard to raise half a million to save Evesham's Bell Tower are hoping this year will be the one they reach their target. To help them cross the finish line chairman of the appeal Sue Ablett has once again pledged to pull on her ...

and more »

Tully Smyth shows off toned tummy at the gym for first time this year - Daily Mail

Posted: 05 Jan 2015 07:45 PM PST


Daily Mail

Tully Smyth shows off toned tummy at the gym for first time this year
Daily Mail
'First Pilates session for 2015 at @kayahealthclubs with @jazzdbell in accidentally matching outfits' she captioned the shot. Ringing in the new year with friends at Pearl Beach, Tully celebrated by the water for the most part, again flaunting her ...

You are subscribed to email updates from Merseybells News Feed
To stop receiving these emails, you may unsubscribe now.
Email delivery powered by Google
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States
Comments