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Merseybells news feed as published


Bell quest takes Michigan artist around globe - Grand Haven Tribune

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 01:17 PM PST


Grand Haven Tribune

Bell quest takes Michigan artist around globe
Grand Haven Tribune
She has photographed cowbells, telephone bells, church bells, school bells, bells that hang around the necks of elephants and camels, bells on the lively legs of traditional British Morris dancers, bells made of splendid brass or carved crudely of wood ...

Shuttered church's bell will peal again - Rocky Mount Telegram

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 01:05 PM PST


Rocky Mount Telegram

Shuttered church's bell will peal again
Rocky Mount Telegram
HOUSTON – On a patch of grass near the entrance to the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum sits a 750-pound, cast-iron bell forged in the late 1890s in Philadelphia. From 1899 until a couple of months ago, the bell heralded significant events in the life ...

Trams are outdated - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 11:03 AM PST


Trams are outdated
Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra's beautiful natural environment is a major tourist attraction and I dread the prospect of this avenue becoming an ugly in-fill canyon to justify ineffective, prohibitively costly trams that only a few people will use outside of peak hours. The ...

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Our Town: The painted ladies of East Williston - The Island Now

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 09:50 AM PST


Our Town: The painted ladies of East Williston
The Island Now
The sight of that building alone was worth the trip and will go down as one of my life's peak moments. Upon my return I ... We do not have all the bells of Notre-Dame George Conable put a bell tower and a bell above the Community Church of East Williston.

Family voices and stories speed coma recovery - Medical Xpress

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 09:37 AM PST


Medical Xpress

Family voices and stories speed coma recovery
Medical Xpress
In another test, patients listened to a small bell ringing as before. But this time, patients' brains responded ... Their church raised funds to hire an air ambulance to transport the comatose Godfrey to the Chicago hospital. While there, the family ...

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Hillcrest keep hopes alive - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 08:09 AM PST


Taranaki Daily News

Hillcrest keep hopes alive
Taranaki Daily News
After losing their first two games on Monday, the Hamilton four won their next six games to join 43 other teams in the knockout phase of the annual TSB Bank-sponsored competition.. In the morning round yesterday at the Waimea greens in New Plymouth ...

Catholic Schools Week to be observed Jan. 25-31 - Arlington Catholic Herald

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 07:36 AM PST


Catholic Schools Week to be observed Jan. 25-31
Arlington Catholic Herald
“Catholic schools are a vital aspect of the church's mission to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and so an important aspect of our own teaching mission,” said Omaha Archbishop George Lucas, chairman of the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB ...

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Manchester United fans don't rate Radamel Falcao - they just feel the need to ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 07:20 AM PST


Manchester United fans don't rate Radamel Falcao - they just feel the need to ...
Daily Mail
Actually, with Van Nistelrooy, they won every domestic trophy in the English game. I'd say ..... I can remember one very respected correspondent telling us to light the lanterns and ring the church bells because Brazil's No 10 was coming to the Premier ...

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Historically Yours with Hans Jorgenson - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 06:13 AM PST


Historically Yours with Hans Jorgenson
La Crosse Tribune
The stone belfry acted as a chimney up which the flames roared as in a blast furnace. So intense was the heat that the huge bell was melted as though it had been cast from wax. Through a lock of adequate facilities, any effort to successfully combat ...

France: Mass struggle needed to resist terrorism and racism - China Worker

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 05:17 AM PST


China Worker

France: Mass struggle needed to resist terrorism and racism
China Worker
When Charlie Hebdo published the cartoons of Mohammed it was in response to the death threats against the Danish journalist, to say, in effect, that we do have the right not to believe in God and to criticise religions. The problem is that to approach ...

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Community Beat - The Visitor

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 02:17 AM PST


The Visitor

Community Beat
The Visitor
These movies were from the early 1960s, beginning with Dean Martin and Judy Holliday in Bells Are Ringing, Nancy Kwan in Flower Drum Song and scenes from West Side Story – including the amazing choreography to America. Robert Preston starred with ...

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Village news January 22 - Northamptonshire Telegraph

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 02:06 AM PST


Northamptonshire Telegraph

Village news January 22
Northamptonshire Telegraph
The meeting on Tuesday, February 7, is a members evening with a competition for a home-made toy. ... A group of a dozen friends made their annual tour singing carols around the village and have sent £80 to the air ambulance, £50 from the collection at ...

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock - Stratford Observer

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 12:59 AM PST


Stratford Observer

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock
Stratford Observer
He rang the bells at St Peter's Church in his home village, and more recently was one of the volunteer team staffing Bidford library. As a teenager, Felix had spent many happy hours with his brother 'messing about with boats' on the River Thames, and ...

Award-winning “Clybourne Park” comes to Greenbelt Arts Center - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 09:21 PM PST


Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Award-winning “Clybourne Park” comes to Greenbelt Arts Center
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
“There are the obvious ones, but then there are even simple ones like the church bell ringing at 4 o'clock in both acts to signify something happening at four.” Kleinberg compared the material of the play to real life situations, specifically to areas ...

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Running through the mountains - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 09:11 PM PST


Running through the mountains
Trinidad & Tobago Express
There is a continuous pealing of bells in the evening and again in the morning. It seems to be a Swiss tradition. Unverified reasons suggest the bells peal on Saturday evenings to remind those in the mountain meadows that the next morning is Sunday and ...

Letter: ​Universities must not bend to Islamophobia - The Daily Tar Heel

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 08:59 PM PST


Letter: ​Universities must not bend to Islamophobia
The Daily Tar Heel
From Buenos Aries to Beijing, the Muslim call to prayer is a normal occurrence, like the hourly ringing of the Bell Tower. For all listeners, regardless of faith, the call to prayer (or “adhan”) is a moment that serves as a reminder of God during our ...

Team struggles with losses - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 07:31 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

Team struggles with losses
The Bell Ringer
“We have practices the next couple of days, and we have to make sure we have our minds right, and focus on what we need to focus on,” she said. “We just need to get it together and play hard in practice, and it'll work out. But I feel like every game ...

The Rookie Report: PSU's different victory - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 07:16 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

The Rookie Report: PSU's different victory
The Bell Ringer
This football team dedicated its school time, social life and practice sessions to deliver Penn State's football record. The sanctions placed against Penn State were some of the most severe in NCAA history, but at what cost to the innocent players and ...

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Classical: Ayreheart to play from Renaissance to rock in Bethlehem - Allentown Morning Call

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 07:00 PM PST


Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Ayreheart to play from Renaissance to rock in Bethlehem
Allentown Morning Call
Ayreheart's original music reflects its members' eclectic tastes, melding traditional Renaissance material with folk, Celtic, bluegrass, classical and jazz. The band includes Brian ... Winter Vivaldi, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra's annual ...

Notice of CCCBR 2015 Meeting

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 05:25 PM PST

Notice of CCCBR 2015 Annual Meeting is now available online

Effort to save Grand Traverse County Courthouse Bells Needs $10000 Total - 9&10 News

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 04:17 PM PST


9&10 News

Effort to save Grand Traverse County Courthouse Bells Needs $10000 Total
9&10 News
Follow @adorakn. "Save the Bell Tower" is trying to bring back the chimes that used to sound hourly at the Grand Traverse County Courthouse. ... If the full amount needed is collected, there will be a historic bell ringing ceremony at the courthouse ...

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years - Leamington Observer

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 04:09 PM PST


Leamington Observer

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years
Leamington Observer
Buy photos» All Saints' Tower Captain Mark Sayers lends Mary Barrass a hand with the casting of the new treble bell. (s). Latest News. Buy photos» The bells were been removed from the belfry in January and lowered to the ringing chamber. (s). Latest News.

Benefield, Northants

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

PN removed: 'no longer an active ringing tower'

Kelham, Notts

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

Bells now removed from twr for restoration and augmentation

Oxford, Magdalen Coll, Oxon

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

All bells back ringing again

Where Is This? No.144 - The Guildford Dragon NEWS

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 03:58 PM PST


Where Is This? No.144
The Guildford Dragon NEWS
He liked to play jokes on his customers and had a strange habit of ringing the bell and calling time at any given time during an evening session. This was, of course, in the days when pubs shut at 10.30pm on weekdays. After calling 'time' he didn't ...

Monsters & Demons - Pacific Northwest Inlander

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 03:36 PM PST


Pacific Northwest Inlander

Monsters & Demons
Pacific Northwest Inlander
It was 1996 and the man on the other end of the line was from the Spokesman-Review, the same reporter who had waited outside her house and appeared at her high school track practice. She says he told her that because of her lies, she was going to go up ...

Purdue University takes moment to remember Andrew Boldt, killed in classroom - fox6now.com

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 01:41 PM PST


fox6now.com

Purdue University takes moment to remember Andrew Boldt, killed in classroom
fox6now.com
Wednesday's vigil honoring Andrew Boldt included a moment of silence and coincided with the Purdue Bell Tower ringing 12 times. Purdue also remembered Boldt by posting a photo of the candlelight vigil taken the evening of the shooting on its website ...

Bernie Sanders Files A New Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens ... - PoliticusUSA

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 09:41 AM PST


Bernie Sanders Files A New Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens ...
PoliticusUSA
Florida Bar, a case that could extend the Court's Citizen's United decision all the way into courtrooms around the country. The case is challenging Florida's Code of Judicial Conduct which prohibits judges and candidates for judgeships from personally ...

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Moment of silence planned for Purdue shooting anniversary - WTHI

Posted: 20 Jan 2015 06:38 AM PST


WTHI

Moment of silence planned for Purdue shooting anniversary
WTHI
21, 2014 — the day Boldt was killed. “I was walking down [by] my apartment, which is near the ... A moment of silence will coincide with the ringing from the Purdue Bell Tower at noon on Wednesday. Purdue Student Government is planning the campus-wide ...

Photos: City celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Charleston Daily Mail

Posted: 20 Jan 2015 04:49 AM PST


Photos: City celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Charleston Daily Mail
Surrounded by hundreds of children, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin rings the Liberty Bell at the state Capitol Complex Monday afternoon in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The bell ringing was a tribute to King's life and accomplishments and a symbol ...

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