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A View of Santa Barbara in January, 1835 - Santa Barbara View

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 12:58 PM PST


A View of Santa Barbara in January, 1835
Santa Barbara View
The mission stands a little back of the town, and is a large building, or rather collection of buildings, in the center of which is a high tower, with a belfry of five bells,” Richard Henry Dana, Jr. wrote is his classic, Two Years Before the Mast ...

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CdM In the New Year: What's In Store? - Corona del Mar Today

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 12:02 PM PST


CdM In the New Year: What's In Store?
Corona del Mar Today
1. Fire rings. Will the California Coastal Commission grant permits to let Newport Beach remove half its rings, and if so, will the commissioners do so by the March 1 deadline to change ring configurations in the city as outlined by the South Coast Air ...

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Should LA County's Seal Depict The Cross? - Huffington Post

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 11:41 AM PST


Should LA County's Seal Depict The Cross?
Huffington Post
The seal had topped the mission for centuries, but was taken down because of earthquake damage in 1989, stolen and then recovered. ... "This thinly veiled attempt to smuggle the cross into the seal will fool no one; it will reopen the debate about the ...

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The Little Brown Church - Miracle on Francisco Boulevard - San Jose Mercury News

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 08:47 AM PST


The Little Brown Church - Miracle on Francisco Boulevard
San Jose Mercury News
Then there was the repair and restoration of the bell tower, the replacement of the foundation, the repairs to siding and buttresses on the south side of the building, the removal of 14 bottlebrush trees holding moisture to the building, the north side ...

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Safeway Inc. : Do you remember 2013? - 4-traders (press release)

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 08:27 AM PST


Safeway Inc. : Do you remember 2013?
4-traders (press release)
March 10 : The College of Cardinals selects Jorge Bergoglio as new Pope of the Roman Catholic Church . What is the Pope's ... 31. June 19 : The location of the stolen Bell of Batoche is soon to be revealed. To whom does the bell belong? 32. June 20 ...

New Year's revelers around world begin ringing in 2014 - Cape Breton Post

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 04:18 AM PST


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New Year's revelers around world begin ringing in 2014
Cape Breton Post
Closer to the edge of the International Dateline, New Zealand bid farewell to 2013 two hours before Sydney with fireworks erupting from Auckland's Sky Tower as cheering revelers danced in the streets of the South Pacific island nation's largest city ...
New Year's revelers around world ready to ring in 2014 Hamilton Spectator
Revelers start ringing in 2014 with fireworks Ocala

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Gallery: Fond farewell to Bacton couple who helped to restore church's bells - East Anglian Daily Times

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 04:06 AM PST


Gallery: Fond farewell to Bacton couple who helped to restore church's bells
East Anglian Daily Times
“And 1972 saw the culmination of this work by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry from London, who installed a new steel frame at a lower level in the tower, added an additional bell to make six in all, and hung the new bell together with the restored old ...

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The world welcomes 2014 - RT

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 03:45 AM PST


The world welcomes 2014
RT
Thousands of Muscovites enjoyed a huge firework display, set off in the sky above the Kremlin, St Basil's Cathedral and Red Square, in the Russian capital on Tuesday night. In Tokyo, tourists and locals crowded into the grounds of Zojoji Temple, where ...

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Cromer Church's bells and clock to fall silent until summer after New Year's Day - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 12:38 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Cromer Church's bells and clock to fall silent until summer after New Year's Day
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The six bells will play a special quarter peal, Cambridge Surprise Minor, at 11am, and then rounds and call changes after today's 5pm annual fireworks display on Cromer Pier. Bell ringer and steeple keeper Maureen Gardiner said that later this month ...

Celebrations usher in 2014 - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 11:52 PM PST


Celebrations usher in 2014
Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — People flocked to the corner of West Innes and Jackson streets to ring in 2014, despite the possibility earlier this week that there would be no New Year's celebration at the old Presbyterian Bell Tower in downtown Salisbury this year. The ...

US Economy 2013 Dense Fog Turns Into Toxic Smog - The Market Oracle

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 11:04 PM PST


The Market Oracle

US Economy 2013 Dense Fog Turns Into Toxic Smog
The Market Oracle
The course of human history is determined by recurring cyclical themes based upon human frailties that have been perpetual through centuries of antiquity. .... The record level of negative earnings warnings is the proverbial bell ringing at the top ...

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Top Religion Newsmakers, Game-Changers And Prophets Of 2013 - Huffington Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 10:42 PM PST


Top Religion Newsmakers, Game-Changers And Prophets Of 2013
Huffington Post
British comedian Sanderson Jones co-founded The Sunday Assembly, an atheist service held at a converted church, at the beginning of 2013 that sought to have the benefits of church without the God. ... "I would refuse to go to a homophobic heaven.

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Project launched to awaken South Creake's silent church bells - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 10:36 PM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Project launched to awaken South Creake's silent church bells
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
London's Whitechapel Foundry – which cast Big Ben and is the oldest bell foundry in the country – will be responsible for the work, which will also include re-hanging the treble bell and checking over the other four bells. Parish priest Fr Clive Wylie ...

Lasers, bells and kisses on a magical end to 2013 - EastDay.com

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 10:17 PM PST


Lasers, bells and kisses on a magical end to 2013
EastDay.com
The last two figures of the old year and the new make 1314, or yi san yi si, sounding like the Chinese for“forever.”So people believe the person they ... The bell ringing ceremony was being held for the 26th consecutive year. Every person attending got ...

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City of Salisbury to host Bell Tower celebration - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:08 PM PST


City of Salisbury to host Bell Tower celebration
Salisbury Post
Geoffrey Hoy, was the first to ring the bell, during the annual ringing in of the new year at the old presbyterian belltower in Salisbury. Hoy just moved to Salisbury two months ago from Mayville, Wis. Photo by Jon C. lakey, Salisbury Post. SALISBURY ...

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New Year's wisdom for a brighter year - Lewiston Sun Journal

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:01 PM PST


New Year's wisdom for a brighter year
Lewiston Sun Journal
Of all sound of all bells ... most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year. — Charles Lamb. An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves." — Bill Vaughn. Never ...

LORAN SMITH: There is no such thing as too much Boston - The Albany Herald

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 06:31 PM PST


LORAN SMITH: There is no such thing as too much Boston
The Albany Herald
I like visiting the Old North Church where Paul Revere was once a bell ringer. I like sitting in Fenway park and looking to the mound where Babe Ruth once was a dominating pitcher before he became a notorious Yankee slugger. Boston is like chocolate ...

Arundel, W Sussex

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Now ringing again

Cromer, Norfolk

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Work started (WofA) to restore and augment to 8

Dartmouth, S Saviour, Devon

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Church closed until after Easter: no ringing

Oving, Bucks

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

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Millions Around the World Celebrate New Year - CRIENGLISH.com

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 03:20 PM PST


Millions Around the World Celebrate New Year
CRIENGLISH.com
In South Korea, thousands gathered for the New Year countdown at the traditional bell-ringing ceremony in Seoul. The crowd at the Bosingak bell tower counted down to midnight and cheered as the bell tolled to announce the start of 2014. In Thailand ...

2014 welcomed across the world - NECN

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 08:42 AM PST


2014 welcomed across the world
NECN
124-r-20-(Sound of temple bell ringing and cheering, at Buddhist temple in Tokyo, to welcome in the New Year 2014)--This is sound of monks ringing a traditional bell as thousands gather at one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Tokyo to celebrate the ...

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Bell tower festivities start at 11 pm - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 08:33 AM PST


Bell tower festivities start at 11 pm
Salisbury Post
New Year's Eve festivities at the old Presbyterian Bell Tower in downtown Salisbury will begin at 11 tonight. City officials released details this morning for the celebration, which they put together upon learning Monday that Downtown Salisbury Inc ...

Steeple Ashton and Keevil bell ringers mark historic moment - Wiltshire Times

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:13 AM PST


Wiltshire Times

Steeple Ashton and Keevil bell ringers mark historic moment
Wiltshire Times
The bell ringers of Steeple Ashton and Keevil churches marked a brief moment in history by ringing rounds at precisely 9.10pm on the 11th day of the 12th month in the 13th year of this century. The ringers were divided into two teams and each rang ...

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New Year's revelers around world ready to ring in 2014 with light shows ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 02:44 AM PST


New Year's revelers around world ready to ring in 2014 with light shows ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Dubai, home to world's tallest tower, is known for its glitz, glamor and over-the-top achievements, and this New Year's Eve the city is planning to break another record by creating the largest fireworks show ever. ... In Japan, thousands of visitors ...

New Year's revelers around world begin ringing in 2014 with light shows ... - News1130

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 09:29 PM PST


News1130

New Year's revelers around world begin ringing in 2014 with light shows ...
News1130
Closer to the edge of the International Dateline, New Zealand bid farewell to 2013 two hours before Sydney with fireworks erupting from Auckland's Sky Tower as cheering revelers danced in the streets of the South Pacific island nation's largest city ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 29 Dec 2013 04:05 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.

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