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Fire damages classroom at Phoenix church - KPHO Phoenix

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 02:21 PM PDT


Fire damages classroom at Phoenix church
KPHO Phoenix
"I was asleep in the parish house next door and was awakened by frantic door bell ringing," said Craig Bustrin, priest. "When I answered the door I was faced with lights from about 20 fire trucks and police cars." "They were saying, 'the church is on ...

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Recap: First World War services of remembrance - Manchester Evening News

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 10:25 AM PDT


Manchester Evening News

Recap: First World War services of remembrance
Manchester Evening News
The commemorative events will get underway at 11am in Bury as cadets and veterans march through the streets led by the band and drums of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, with a service starting at Bury Parish Church at11.30am. Civic dignitaries will ...

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Cape House Hunt: Former schoolhouse compact, convenient - Capecodonline

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 08:52 AM PDT


Cape House Hunt: Former schoolhouse compact, convenient
Capecodonline
Sitting atop the new roof, partly concealed in a small belfry, is a bell cast in 1855. It has the classic look of an old schoolhouse: white clapboards, shingle roof, and a bright red door. Inside is a living room connecting to a kitchen. A full bath ...

Devizes museum to put focus on coverage - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 07:13 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Devizes museum to put focus on coverage
This Is Wiltshire
In Seend, bell ringers at the Church of the Holy Cross plan to ring at each quarter year to commemorate those who fell during World War One from Seend, Bulkington and Poulshot. A display will show all 67 names, military service detail, cemetery and ...

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Devizes museum to put focus on coverage - The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 07:10 AM PDT


The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Devizes museum to put focus on coverage
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
In Seend, bell ringers at the Church of the Holy Cross plan to ring at each quarter year to commemorate those who fell during World War One from Seend, Bulkington and Poulshot. A display will show all 67 names, military service detail, cemetery and ...

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Church service to mark war's start - NEWS.com.au

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 07:05 AM PDT


Church service to mark war's start
NEWS.com.au
St David's Cathedral will host an ecumenical service at 10am to mark Britain's declaration of war on Germany at 11pm on August 4, 1914. The event is ... All Tasmanians are invited to attend the service, which will be followed by a special bell ringing ...

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Holbrook man rides the rail in his backyard - Wicked Local Belmont

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 06:52 AM PDT


Holbrook man rides the rail in his backyard
Wicked Local Belmont
John Smythe's passion for railroad led him to install 100 feet of ex-New Haven jointed railroad track in his Holbrook backyard, complete with working switch, switch stand, trackside signals and grade crossing signals – and a railcar which runs over the ...

A wonderful record of a city's past and present - Malta Independent Online

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 04:35 AM PDT


Malta Independent Online

A wonderful record of a city's past and present
Malta Independent Online
In May 1887, Mgr Pietro Pace, the bishop of Gozo, and Sir Adrian Dingli, the Chief Justice and President of the Court of Appeal together with 66 other signatures from the leading citizens of the island, wrote to Governor Sir John Lintorn-Simmons asking ...

Faith News (Including St Mary's part in Old Town Street Festival) - Hemel Gazette

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 12:24 AM PDT


Hemel Gazette

Faith News (Including St Mary's part in Old Town Street Festival)
Hemel Gazette
The stall had the theme of 'Hatched, Matched and Dispatched', representing the role of the church as a provider of baptisms, weddings and funerals for the community. The stall design was created by Revd. Jenny Hill, vicar of St. Mary's, and Sarah ...

Crawley History: Mr Parkhurst and a right old ding-dong over the bells - Crawley Observer

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 12:19 AM PDT


Crawley Observer

Crawley History: Mr Parkhurst and a right old ding-dong over the bells
Crawley Observer
First to respond to the letter was some one calling themselves 'Bell Rope' - and you got the feeling he or she was not entirely sympathetic of Mr Parkhurst's plight. They wrote: “Dear Mr Church Bell. Well, Sir! What have you to say for yourself? Don't ...

Chance to reflect and remember First World War - Harborough Mail

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 11:03 PM PDT


Harborough Mail

Chance to reflect and remember First World War
Harborough Mail
The church bells will then ring, included 254 tolls of the tenor bell, to mark the war deaths of local people. Anyone who would like to join in some, or all of the ... Fellow bell ringer Robert Sulley said: “It's very fitting that Ray will be tolling ...

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9 of the best writers who made sure we'll never forget - WalesOnline

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 11:03 PM PDT


WalesOnline

9 of the best writers who made sure we'll never forget
WalesOnline
His mother received the telegram informing her on Armistice Day as the church bells rang out in celebration. Yet inspired by a chance meeting ... Another friend and contemporary of Sassoon and Owen was Robert Graves, who served with Sasson in the Royal ...

Unexpected beauty lies below surface at Luray Caverns - Roanoke Times

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 10:16 PM PDT


Unexpected beauty lies below surface at Luray Caverns
Roanoke Times
Other formations have the kind of sentimental names common in other show caves — “Giant's Hall,” “Totem Pole Valley” and “Liberty Bell,” among them. A main feature in Luray Caverns is “The Great Stalacpipe Organ,” an actual musical instrument that ...

The International Caviar Underground Faces Off Against Game Wardens In The ... - St. Louis Public Radio

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 09:02 PM PDT


The International Caviar Underground Faces Off Against Game Wardens In The ...
St. Louis Public Radio
The best way to catch one is to drag a hefty hook along the bottom of a river, pulling it back and forth — sometimes for hours — until hook snags fish and a silvery monster can be hauled to the surface. It is not, to put it politely, a game of ...

Santa Barbara News, Views, & Hyperlocal Information - Santa Barbara View

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 02:15 PM PDT


Santa Barbara News, Views, & Hyperlocal Information
Santa Barbara View
With the Pilgrim coming to town, a replica of the ship made famous by Henry Dana in Two Years Before the Mast, here is his recount of Santa Barbara in 1835… “Lie the mission and town of Santa Barbara, on a low plain, but little above the level of the ...

9 To 5 Not For You? Try T. Rex Puppetry Or Aquatic Mail Delivery - KQED

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 01:20 PM PDT


9 To 5 Not For You? Try T. Rex Puppetry Or Aquatic Mail Delivery
KQED
Some 180 carillon bell towers dot the U.S., mostly at churches and college campuses. To make the bells chime ... Brigham Young University has carillon recitals every afternoon — often performed by students who have only recently discovered the instrument.

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Caring for Ebola Patients Deeply Scary - Daily Beast

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 08:42 AM PDT


Caring for Ebola Patients Deeply Scary
Daily Beast
Countless studies agree that integrating hobbies into our lives—be it gourmet cooking, gardening, vinyl-record collecting or volunteering for a political underdog—may not only be gratifying and exhilarating, but positively impact our overall well ...

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams - Stroud News and Journal

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 08:33 AM PDT


Stroud News and Journal

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams
Stroud News and Journal
The Bethel Church Stonehouse coffee morning is this Thursday, July 31 from 10am to 12noon, with tea, coffee and homemade cakes available. All are ... It is a musical instrument using at least 23 carillon bells often in a church tower. Come along and ...

Children learn art of playing hand bells at Highland Presbyterian Church - Fayetteville Observer

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 09:09 PM PDT


Children learn art of playing hand bells at Highland Presbyterian Church
Fayetteville Observer
Mervin, the director of music ministry at First Presbyterian Church, is guiding a handful of preteen ringers through basic technique. She smiles broadly when the notes fall as they should, and bravely shrugs off a few spots that could best be described ...

The Power of Queer Books - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 06:32 PM PDT


The Power of Queer Books
Daily Beast
Countless studies agree that integrating hobbies into our lives—be it gourmet cooking, gardening, vinyl-record collecting or volunteering for a political underdog—may not only be gratifying and exhilarating, but positively impact our overall well ...

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County braced to mark a truly historic moment - Bicester Advertiser

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 09:11 AM PDT


Bicester Advertiser

County braced to mark a truly historic moment
Bicester Advertiser
St James Church in West Hanney will hold a remembrance service from 10.45pm. A half-muffled peal of bells will be followed by meditations, prayer and quiet reflection until 11pm, the time that Britain's ultimatum to Germany expired. EXETER College will ...

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Wychavon Chair Cllr Lynne Duffy supports Evesham's local theatre - Evesham Journal

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 04:39 AM PDT


Wychavon Chair Cllr Lynne Duffy supports Evesham's local theatre
Evesham Journal
As well as providing a venue for performances by local groups such as Evesham Operatic and Dramatic Society's Sweeney Todd and fundraising events for local causes like the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal, it is now playing host to big-name acts like Lee ...

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