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Sheboygan man accused of stealing hand bells from church - fox6now.com

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 02:17 PM PST


Sheboygan man accused of stealing hand bells from church
fox6now.com
The hand bells were reportedly taken from the church between December of 2011 and April of 2013, according to a criminal complaint in the case. A criminal complaint says the bells stolen from the First Presbyterian Church on North 5th Street in ...

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Please can we have our bells back? Philippine quake town asks US - Reuters India

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 01:05 PM PST


Please can we have our bells back? Philippine quake town asks US
Reuters India
But the bells, he said, are "part of our historical heritage". Every September 28 the town re-enacts the 1901 Balangiga "incident" in which 48 occupying U.S. soldiers died in an ambush at the old church that triggered retaliation in which U.S. forces ...

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Religion news in brief - San Jose Mercury News

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 12:04 PM PST


Religion news in brief
San Jose Mercury News
Kurtz, who leads the Archdiocese of Louisville, won just over half the votes in a field of 10 candidates during a Baltimore meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. He succeeds New ... Maine church looks at ways to muffle loud bell. BATH ...

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Mexico town fights drug cartels with priests' blessing - The Coloradoan

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 10:20 AM PST


Mexico town fights drug cartels with priests' blessing
The Coloradoan
Taxi drivers refused to take fares on the Day of the Dead, leaving many people unable to attend annual graveyard vigils. Even gas stations regularly run out of gasoline because tanker trucks won't come in. Rival drug gangs have made life ... Father ...

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CS Lewis: An unseen essay on truth and fiction - The Guardian

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 08:53 AM PST


The Guardian

CS Lewis: An unseen essay on truth and fiction
The Guardian
As Roland approaches, let the bells within the tower begin to ring. ... Let these bell-born birds be no common birds but the souls of dead men whose blood was used to temper the bells: and let them fly out singing with human voice Justorum animae.

Floats taking shape for this year's Fantasy of Lights - Livingston Daily

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 04:53 AM PST


Floats taking shape for this year's Fantasy of Lights
Livingston Daily
Members of First Presbyterian Church of Howell this week put the finishing touches on their float, which celebrates the church's 175th anniversary. “We wanted to spotlight our bell tower, so our float is about 8 feet high,” church member Adam Fasick ...

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Recall Kennedy Assassination - Southwest News-Herald

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 03:30 AM PST


Southwest News-Herald

Recall Kennedy Assassination
Southwest News-Herald
And commemorations of the tragic event are being held around the country, including a ceremony in Chicago being held at the bell tower of St. Jane de Chantal Church, 5300 S. McVicker Ave., starting at 12:30 p.m.. Officials planning to ... Pat Quinn ...

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Guide To Florence's Duomo | Cathedral Of Santa Maria del Fiore - Venere Travel Blog (blog)

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 03:18 AM PST


Guide To Florence's Duomo | Cathedral Of Santa Maria del Fiore
Venere Travel Blog (blog)
Within the tower hang seven bells. The Campanone, which is the largest of the ringers, was commissioned in 1705 and cast by Antonio Petri. The tower's “mercy bell,” the La Misericorida was hung in 1830 after being cast by Carlo Moreni. The remaining ...

Excitement builds for Christmas lights switch-on - Hinckley Times

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 01:22 AM PST


Hinckley Times

Excitement builds for Christmas lights switch-on
Hinckley Times
At 5.45pm the bellringers of St Mary's Church will be ringing the church bells to announce the switch-on of the Lest We Forget light display, situated on the corner of Church Walk and Station Road. This will take place at 6pm and is in honour of all ...

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Nation's oldest practising solicitor remembered victory at Waterloo - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 12:39 AM PST


Leicester Mercury

Nation's oldest practising solicitor remembered victory at Waterloo
Leicester Mercury
"But for 42 years, Thomas was Registrar of the County Court, District Registrar and High Bailiff; for 55 years, he was Clerk and Superintendent Registrar to the Billesdon Union, created under the New Poor Law Commission of 1836. He was solicitor to the ...

The Magic of Christmas Music - Meridian Magazine

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 10:24 PM PST


The Magic of Christmas Music
Meridian Magazine
During my college days I love to hear the carillon bells at BYU during December. Later, as a member of the Tabernacle Choir, I loved it when the Bell Ringers joined us on our Christmas concert. There's just something magic about bells, and you'll hear ...

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Lake County Courthouse Clocktower to be renovated (with video) - News-Herald.com

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 09:20 PM PST


Lake County Courthouse Clocktower to be renovated (with video)
News-Herald.com
For years, the clock hasn't displayed the most accurate time and chimes that used to ring on the hour were no longer in use. That will all change as the county has begun a major renovation of ... Smith's Bell and Clock Service of Mooresville, Ind. is ...

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Concerts, plays, sales and Christmas-themed events in the Valley HOLIDAY ... - Youngstown Vindicator

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 09:12 PM PST


Concerts, plays, sales and Christmas-themed events in the Valley HOLIDAY ...
Youngstown Vindicator
Handbells will be featured. David Timlin, a senior at Boardman High School, will accompany on violin as well as Kiyan Taghaboni, a sophomore vocal music performance major at YSU, and Dominic DeLaurentis, a sophomore music education major at YSU ...

November Days of Drums - Consortium News

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 06:43 PM PST


Consortium News

November Days of Drums
Consortium News
For most Americans who lived through John F. Kennedy's assassination, the memories are indelible – where you were, what you felt, how you processed the news – a cascade of recollections continuing even a half century later, Michael Winship notes ...

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The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 04:12 PM PST


Stratford Observer

The bells are back in Henley
Stratford Observer
On Wednesday (October 2), three ancient church bells came back to St Nicholas Church in Beaudesert Lane after a spell at a bell foundry in Loughborough. They were originally removed from the tower for restoration 14 months ago as part of a jubilee project.

Get the folks out to the Brantford open stage - Brantford Expositor

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 03:40 PM PST


Get the folks out to the Brantford open stage
Brantford Expositor
The locals, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, live according to their own values and cultural traditions. The film follows one of the Siberian trappers through all four .... Greenbrier Presbyterian Church is the setting ...

Bell brings back a historical ring - Western Wheel

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 08:33 AM PST


Bell brings back a historical ring
Western Wheel
A local woman is contributing to an important piece of history as she helps bring back a century-old tradition. Marie Wedderburn fondly remembers the dinging of the 60-pound steel bell ... The sound of a bell will once again ring after the Okotoks and ...

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Bells have been ringing at St Mary's Church in Church Hill, Walthamstow, for ... - East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Posted: 20 Nov 2013 02:29 AM PST


East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Bells have been ringing at St Mary's Church in Church Hill, Walthamstow, for ...
East London and West Essex Guardian Series
A group of bell ringers have set themselves the task of raising £70,000 to keep a church's long history of campanology alive. Bells have been tolling from the tower of St Mary's Church in Walthamstow for over 200 years, but without extensive ...

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