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Yuletide compilations yield musical gems, novelty tunes - Inquirer.net

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 03:17 PM PST


Yuletide compilations yield musical gems, novelty tunes
Inquirer.net
There's exciting dramatic buildup in The Aaron Lindsey Orchestra's “Carol of the Bells” and “My Favorite Things” overture, Kem and Janice Gaines' reverential ballad, “Bethlehem,” and the fabulous vocal coupling of Toni Braxton and Babyface in “Have ...

Christmas in NYC: Tips on where to go, what to see - Asbury Park Press

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 03:15 PM PST


Asbury Park Press

Christmas in NYC: Tips on where to go, what to see
Asbury Park Press
And when you hear a newcomer's impressions of the city, you can't help but hear those silver bells. "I grew up in Minneapolis," said ... The rink offers 90-minute skating sessions daily from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $27, or $30 during peak ...

Flashes expose quake-building intruders - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 02:25 PM PST


Flashes expose quake-building intruders
Stuff.co.nz
Their actions have the hallmarks of controversial activity urban exploring, which has drawn criticism in recent weeks after photographs emerged online from inside various derelict Christchurch buildings, including the off-limits Christ Church Cathedral ...

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Ringing brings in funds for Coastal Opportunities - Republican Journal

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 12:59 PM PST


Republican Journal

Ringing brings in funds for Coastal Opportunities
Republican Journal
The concert has always been free of charge, with a free-will offering collected at the end of the performance to benefit a local charitable organization. ... This year's concert featured Choral Bells of the First Congregational Church of Camden; Joyful ...

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Justice Dept. Warns Of Phone Scammers Posing As Tax Collector - TWC News

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 11:05 AM PST


TWC News

Justice Dept. Warns Of Phone Scammers Posing As Tax Collector
TWC News
Al Cadenhead is pastor of Providence Baptist Church and got hit a few weeks ago. He says the scammers kept him on the phone for hours and threatened to try to ruin his reputation in the community if he didn't give them money. Cadenhead lost $16,000 and ...

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Holiday Concert and Sing-Along returning to Clark Center - Lompoc Record

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 10:36 AM PST


Lompoc Record

Holiday Concert and Sing-Along returning to Clark Center
Lompoc Record
The Grande Bell Ringers from the Arroyo Grande United Methodist Church, under the direction of Leonard Lutz, will make their fifth appearance and will perform throughout the show. Arroyo Grande High School Choir and the Estero Brass Quintet will also ...

Leaked BP CEO Internal Memo - Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 10:33 AM PST


Leaked BP CEO Internal Memo
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 ...

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Death in the Heart of Texas - Harvard Political Review

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 10:30 AM PST


Death in the Heart of Texas
Harvard Political Review
HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS -- Around 6:35 p.m. on September 10, 2014, the loud group of 30 or so protesters fell silent. They represented the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death ... One protester rang a hand bell 20 times, in time with what felt like ...

Calendar of Events: December 10, 2014 - Kuna Melba News

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 10:12 AM PST


Calendar of Events: December 10, 2014
Kuna Melba News
Come hear exciting holiday songs, many percussion instruments, hand bells, recorders, poetry and see unique costumes. The 5th/6th gr. audition Orff percussion ... Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Old 4th Street Gym cost: $25 for Chamber Members, $50 for Non ...

All I Want for Christmas Is a Vitamix: The Kitchen Gift Guide - Bloomberg View

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 08:52 AM PST


Bloomberg View

All I Want for Christmas Is a Vitamix: The Kitchen Gift Guide
Bloomberg View
They're metal, so they won't break, and attached to a ring, so you won't lose them. Not, perhaps, the most .... And unlike butter bells, it will not leave you with a lump of butter in a greasy pool of water. ... Now you can just invert the pan and peel ...

Newtown Square Presbyterian inspires you with music - Delco News Network

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 08:07 AM PST


Newtown Square Presbyterian inspires you with music
Delco News Network
Participating in festive activities can put us in a holiday mood: decorating our homes, enjoying traditional meals with close family and friends, volunteering, exchanging gifts. But one key aspect that links us to the season ... Music is a key ...

What To Do: It's holiday excitement from wall to wall - The Times of Chester County

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 07:56 AM PST


The Times of Chester County

What To Do: It's holiday excitement from wall to wall
The Times of Chester County
The entertainment schedule features the Quarter Ringers Bell Choir from Oxford United Methodist Church on December 15 and the Oxford Area High School Choral Ensemble on December 16. On December 17, it will be time for the Christmas Pickle ... A ...

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Weekend Guide 12/12 – 14/12 - This is Our Town Richmond

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 07:55 AM PST


This is Our Town Richmond

Weekend Guide 12/12 – 14/12
This is Our Town Richmond
There will also be reindeer, bell ringers and carousel and also Barnes Concert Band. Many local retailers will be open late in the area, with mulled wine ... The procession starts outside Teddington Memorial Hospital and will parade along The Causeway ...

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Monaco celebrates the birth of Princess Charlene and Prince Albert's twins - HELLO! US

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 07:34 AM PST


HELLO! US

Monaco celebrates the birth of Princess Charlene and Prince Albert's twins
HELLO! US
There has been an outpouring of well wishes from Monaco citizens and royal fans who have been leaving flowers and signing a guestbook online in honor of the birth. Other celebrations included the ringing of the church bells and having 21 cannon shots ...

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Bells ring out in celebration of pub's anniversary - Worcester News

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 05:10 AM PST


Worcester News

Bells ring out in celebration of pub's anniversary
Worcester News
THE bells rang out in a Worcestershire village to mark an important anniversary for the local pub. The Martley Bellringers chimed out a quarter peal for a full 45 minutes on Tuesday at the church of St Bartholomew in Grimley to mark the 75th ...

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Just Back: solitude on Lake Bled - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 04:27 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Just Back: solitude on Lake Bled
Telegraph.co.uk
Overeager, my boyfriend and I had arrived early, expecting crowds – but we soon found out that Lake Bled is a summer attraction. We were on the set of a thriller, the only two people in the world, huddled together under a blackening sky. Winter ...

Musings of a Magpie Mind - Cowichan Valley Citizen

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 03:55 AM PST


Musings of a Magpie Mind
Cowichan Valley Citizen
This knowledge helps us weigh the merits of further acquisitions, so essential when buying old clocks, because repairing a dud can be very expensive. But the history of mechanical clocks is fascinating and essential to ... They were also desirous of a ...

Thanks so much for supporting our bell tower appeal - Evesham Journal

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 03:53 AM PST


Evesham Journal

Thanks so much for supporting our bell tower appeal
Evesham Journal
"It's what makes Evesham so special" is a comment we have heard so many times this year. It's true, the bell tower is very special and so important to our heritage, but Evesham has a lot of other things that make it special too. As we go into the new ...

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St Athan School Choir starts the Christmas festivities - Barry and District News

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 03:30 AM PST


St Athan School Choir starts the Christmas festivities
Barry and District News
... November 29, the St Athan School choir gave a rousing performance of popular Christmas songs and carols, which had the audience shouting for more, and drew lavish praise from the compere Mr Bourne and visiting celebrity rugby star Rhys Williams ...

Torture and the Violence of Organized Forgetting - CounterPunch

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 03:25 AM PST


Torture and the Violence of Organized Forgetting
CounterPunch
... never ending, with routinized brutality such as throwing people out of planes labeled as “flying lessons” or “half a helicopter ride,”[2] while tying a field telephone wire around a man's testicles and ringing it up was a practice called “the Bell ...

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Best Bets: 'A Christmas Story,' Kennedy's Reunion Jam and more - STLtoday.com

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 03:01 AM PST


STLtoday.com

Best Bets: 'A Christmas Story,' Kennedy's Reunion Jam and more
STLtoday.com
Bundle up for two days of outdoor festivities, highlighted each afternoon by “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on the Busch II Infield big screen. Saturday includes free box lunches to the first 200 children, trackless ... of the 10th annual “Christmas ...

The Dining Room, Boroughbridge - Darlington and Stockton Times

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 02:12 AM PST


Darlington and Stockton Times

The Dining Room, Boroughbridge
Darlington and Stockton Times
So arriving early at a party is not something I'm familiar with: the slight irritation of the hosts at your ringing of the bell before they're quite ready, mixed with a bit of relief that at least two of their guests have got the right date and turned ...

Concert listings for Dec. 12 -Dec. 18 - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 01:23 AM PST


Concert listings for Dec. 12 -Dec. 18
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Penn's Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. ... Jingle Bells 2014, an evening of hip hop and rap with Fabolous, Fat Joe, Lil' Durk, Bobby Shmurda, Audrey Rose and DJ Suss One. Hosted by Alex ... Ring in the New Year with the stand-up comic and actor.

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Ringing in the holidays at Christmas on the Brazos - Waco Tribune-Herald

Posted: 12 Dec 2014 01:07 AM PST


Waco Tribune-Herald

Ringing in the holidays at Christmas on the Brazos
Waco Tribune-Herald
ABOVE: A group of young bellringers from First Baptist Church of Waco helped spread holiday cheer at the Historic Waco Foundation's McCulloch House during its Christmas on the Brazos event Saturday. The children are (from left) Ella Snowden, Sierra ...

Sandwich Woman: Bring on the drunken teenagers! - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 11:09 PM PST


Sandwich Woman: Bring on the drunken teenagers!
Telegraph.co.uk
It began with the doorbell ringing. (Don't ask for whom the bell tolls, dumbo, it tolls for thee.) I opened the door and two burly boys in black T-shirts and low-slung jeans barged in bearing armfuls of boxes and cables. “Where d'you wan' the speakers ...

Gloucester Calendar - Gloucester Daily Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 10:54 PM PST


Gloucester Calendar
Gloucester Daily Times
Kyrouz Auditorium presents Cape Ann Big Band, dance recitals, gingerbread house contest; free swim at YMCA 1 to 2 p.m. Wearable arts show/sale at Saunders's House; trolley ride-sing-a-long, bell ringing at Trinity Church; open houses at Sargent House ...

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Ringing in Christmas with the Joyful Ringers - Herald and News

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 10:38 PM PST


Herald and News

Ringing in Christmas with the Joyful Ringers
Herald and News
... people on bells and director Steve Mitchell. The nine ringers control three octaves of bells between them to create beautiful melodies together. .... The group practices with the bells at the First Presbyterian Church. According to Mitchell, the ...

Heritage Philharmonic's 'Music of Christmas' set for Dec. 13 - Lee's Summit Journal

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 10:04 PM PST


Heritage Philharmonic's 'Music of Christmas' set for Dec. 13
Lee's Summit Journal
Also featured will be the Rhapsody Ringers hand bell choir from the First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs under the direction of Janie Wilson. The concert will include a number of holiday classics. Additionally, the children's choir will lead ...

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St. Anastasia Catholic Church announces Christmas events - St. Augustine Record

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 09:11 PM PST


St. Anastasia Catholic Church announces Christmas events
St. Augustine Record
The concert will highlight music made in America and Christmas music that Americans love including “Christmas Canon,” “O Holy Night,” “Gesu Bambino,” “Carol of the Bells! ... 25, 8 a.m. Mass (Ensemble); 10:30 a.m. Mass (Anastasia Chamber Singers).

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Jeff Miller's 'Lights of Christmas' features Cool, the snowman - Salisbury Post

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 09:02 PM PST


Salisbury Post

Jeff Miller's 'Lights of Christmas' features Cool, the snowman
Salisbury Post
You've probably seen it — or should — when you turn off U.S. 29 South, across from Mount Hope Church Road and travel west on Corriher Gravel Road. Miller and his wife, Patti, reside in the first house on the right on Corriher Gravel Road, but the ...

Events in Connecticut for Dec. 14-20, 2014 - New York Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 07:45 PM PST


New York Times

Events in Connecticut for Dec. 14-20, 2014
New York Times
NEW HAVEN Anna Bass, left, Ira Glass and Monica Bill Barnes will perform in “Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host” Dec. 20 at 2 and 8 p.m. at Yale Repertory Theater, 1120 Chapel Street. Tickets are $50. For further information: yalerep.org or ...

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I heard the bells… - Oregon Coast Today

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:33 PM PST


I heard the bells…
Oregon Coast Today
12, with a holiday concert at the Waldport Community Presbyterian Community Church at 7:30 pm. ... The chorale will perform a variety of music from traditional to modern. ... Audience members are encouraged to bring a bell of any kind to ring during ...

St. Mark's Episcopal Church Removes Bell From Tower to be Displayed in Garden - KGWN

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:10 PM PST


St. Mark's Episcopal Church Removes Bell From Tower to be Displayed in Garden
KGWN
CHEYENNE (KGWN) - If you were in downtown Cheyenne this afternoon, you may have seen or heard the bells at a certain church. St. Mark's is ringing in a big change. They're working with Harold F. Johnson Masonry and removing a 600 pound bell from the ...

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Groton, MA

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:00 PM PST

Dedication and diocese both amended

Meriden, W Mids

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Northampton, Smith College, MA

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:00 PM PST

'Diocese' amended

Orleans, MA

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:00 PM PST

'Diocese' amended

Ruthin, Denbighs

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:00 PM PST

5th is unringable

Wimborne St Giles, Dorset

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:00 PM PST

6th removed for recasting: ringing suspended

Montgomery County and Frederick County home sales - Washington Post

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 03:28 PM PST


Montgomery County and Frederick County home sales
Washington Post
Mayfield Dr., 9944-Elizabeth A. and Michael G. Imber to Alexandre Araujo Mota, $625,000. Montgomery Dr., 9509-9509 Montgomery Drive Corp. to Aarti Mathur, $1.5 million. ... Shiloh Church Rd., 22524-Kathleen B. Hynson to Thomas and Mary Beverly, $605 ...

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Ding dong merrily on high: the maths of Christ Church belfry - Irish Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 11:19 AM PST


Irish Times

Ding dong merrily on high: the maths of Christ Church belfry
Irish Times
We climb an ancient stone staircase, traverse a vertiginous roof-bridge and make our way into the bell tower, where a campanology rehearsal is in full clamour. A friendly troupe perform exercises involving up to 10 bells at a ... So while melodic ...

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LOCKPORT NEWS: Dec. 10 - Houma Courier

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 10:08 AM PST


LOCKPORT NEWS: Dec. 10
Houma Courier
Sympathy: Please remember Melvin Kern who passed away last week. Bayou Bell Ringers: The group will perform at the 4 p.m. Mass Saturday at St. Hilary. Young Adult Gathering: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 2 at St. Lucy Church in Houma. Church History: 6-8:15 p.m. Jan ...

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Treemendous effort - Wiltshire Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 10:02 AM PST


Wiltshire Times

Treemendous effort
Wiltshire Times
Schools, community groups and businesses across Warminster entered Christmas trees for the annual Minster Church of St Denys Christmas Tree Festival over the weekend. Personalised trees with lights, baubles, themed decorations and witty names were ...

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