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Start Pancake Day off right with breakfast at Activity Center - Leader and Times

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 02:33 PM PST


KMUW

Start Pancake Day off right with breakfast at Activity Center
Leader and Times
Hearing the church bells ring calling everyone to the shriving service, she grabbed her head scarf (required in church) and ran to the church, skillet and pancake in hand and still apron-clad. In following years, neighbors got into the act ... Among ...
Pancake Day Events Start With The Breakfast KSCB News.net

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He is described as: - Castanet.net

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 12:30 PM PST


Castanet.net

He is described as:
Castanet.net
Gaskell repeated their win from Saturday's slope style competition, but in the big air event. Sara Spence of Kamloops also took silver in ... The gate's stone male and female lions and the bells in the corners keep away evil spirits, while dragons ...

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W. Kansas properties among 10 nominated for National Register of Historic Places - hays Post

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 11:19 AM PST


hays Post

W. Kansas properties among 10 nominated for National Register of Historic Places
hays Post
The building is an excellent example of an early 20th century commercial building distinguished by Italianate style details including the cast-iron storefront and tall second-story windows with ornate metal hoods. Although the building has housed ...

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Collectors Speak: Picks And Pans Of SIHH Week 2015 - Quill & Pad

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 09:08 AM PST


Collectors Speak: Picks And Pans Of SIHH Week 2015
Quill & Pad
For the past five years, I've had the delightful experience of traveling to Switzerland with several of my closest friends to experience SIHH week. Over this time, the structure of our week together has remained fairly constant: we start the weekend ...

Other News In Brief - 4ni.co.uk

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 08:31 AM PST


Other News In Brief
4ni.co.uk
Appeal Launches For Campanologists School An appeal has been launched in a bid to raise money for a campanologists school in Norwich. Organisers of the campaign hope to raise £400,000 for the school to train bell-ringers, saying that there are lots of ...

Liberal women ready for annual pancake race with Olney runners - Hays Daily News

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 08:26 AM PST


Liberal women ready for annual pancake race with Olney runners
Hays Daily News
She heard the church bells ring for services and ran to the church still wearing her apron, with skillet and pancake in hand. When Time magazine did a feature on the race in 1950, Liberal challenged Olney to a friendly trans-Atlantic competition. It ...

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Brice Stump: Of patients and patience — a hospital tale - Delmarva Daily Times

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 07:49 AM PST


Delmarva Daily Times

Brice Stump: Of patients and patience — a hospital tale
Delmarva Daily Times
There's almost sure to be someone in the group who wants to practice medicine without a license. A bedside ... Some family or friends take the initiative to tell the attending nurse that the patient had been ringing a bell repeatedly and no one came to ...

Norwich bell-ringing school appeal launched - BBC News

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 07:34 AM PST


BBC News

Norwich bell-ringing school appeal launched
BBC News
An ambitious bid to swell the numbers of bell ringers has been launched by a group that wants to set up a school for budding campanologists in Norwich. An appeal is under way to try to raise £400,000 to establish the school at the city centre church of ...

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Plastic can be fantastic in a pancake shortage dilemma - Oxford Mail

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 07:18 AM PST


Oxford Mail

Plastic can be fantastic in a pancake shortage dilemma
Oxford Mail
She couldn't run to pancakes, even plastic ones, so competitors would just have to toss the plastic plates in the air and hope for the best. As one mum put it, if you hit a problem, ... The church bells would ring before noon. Housewives eager to reach ...

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Call for investigation into Murphy donations - SNP (press release)

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 06:51 AM PST


Call for investigation into Murphy donations
SNP (press release)
Last week Ed Miliband pledged an inquiry into tax avoidance, making the suggestion that Labour donors could have been involved in the practice extremely damaging. Sir David Garrard was also involved in the cash for ... “Reports that Sir David had ...

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The CCCBR President's blog

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 06:40 AM PST

Chris Mew's February post is now online.

Part 1: Croatia, The Gourmet Coast - Paste Magazine

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 06:27 AM PST


Paste Magazine

Part 1: Croatia, The Gourmet Coast
Paste Magazine
It rolls though villages anchored by church bell towers and encircled by olive-grove aprons. During harvest season ... “Look,” he said, his stubby fingers weighing out radishes on an old-fashioned scale balanced by individual, handheld weights. “What ...

Pope Francis says Egyptian Copts in Isis beheading video are martyrs who ... - The Independent

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 05:52 AM PST


The Independent

Pope Francis says Egyptian Copts in Isis beheading video are martyrs who ...
The Independent
Man begged Pope for help, sues Catholic church over bell ringing. The leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, who has said it is "lawful" to stop an unjust aggressor, went on: "The blood of our Christian brothers and sisters is a testimony which ...

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Listen up -- Trinity United Methodist Church bells to celebrate 100th with ... - Huntington Country TAB

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 05:36 AM PST


Huntington Country TAB

Listen up -- Trinity United Methodist Church bells to celebrate 100th with ...
Huntington Country TAB
A men's group from the church brought the apparatus down from the bell tower and reassembled it on the church's balcony level, where it will be on display for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the chimes' dedication. ... The concerts are all ...

90 years later, effects of mine disaster still felt - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 05:20 AM PST


Terre Haute Tribune Star

90 years later, effects of mine disaster still felt
Terre Haute Tribune Star
That dangerous circumstance occurs when a collapsing coal structure presses volatile methane gas into active mine chambers. Anderson grabbed a lantern and ... Church bells tolled for dozens of funerals for more than a week. Some services occurred in ...

Mike Baird must borrow to avoid train wreck - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 02:02 AM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

Mike Baird must borrow to avoid train wreck
Sydney Morning Herald
Ironically, the Herald rang the alarm bells on May 26, 2010, in its final report of its own inquiry into Sydney's public transport. With interest rates at record lows, the pre-election question for the Baird government must now ... I believe the ...

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Vicar's grand designs for North Walsham Parish Church - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 11:48 PM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Vicar's grand designs for North Walsham Parish Church
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Rev Paul Cubitt of North Walsham church with some of the masonry that was originally on the church bell tower and the new replacement bits. Photo by Mark Bullimore. Sophie Wyllie Monday, February 16, 2015 ... The spire and six bells also came down. The ...

New Albany's Town Clock Church Steeple guide to Underground RR - The Courier-Journal

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 07:18 PM PST


The Courier-Journal

New Albany's Town Clock Church Steeple guide to Underground RR
The Courier-Journal
The church's iconic steeple was destroyed by lightning around 1914. The Friends of the Town Clock Church works to raise money to restore the church, and ultimately, the steeple. Today, a short tower crowns the church, containing the original clock and ...

1817 Fishing Lane — Contemporary home on Cooper River's west branch ... - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 06:48 PM PST


1817 Fishing Lane — Contemporary home on Cooper River's west branch ...
Charleston Post Courier
He's close enough to hear the bells peal. Once while visiting the cloister, the homeowner asked why the bells tend to sound once or twice at a time but on occasion will ring out a series of chimes. He says he learned that the monks are in charge of the ...

Big adventure in Little Prague - The West Australian

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 06:48 PM PST


The West Australian

Big adventure in Little Prague
The West Australian
Dusk is approaching and the sumptuous old town of Olomouc bathes in the last of the day's sublime sunlight. Flagging a touch after an afternoon's sightseeing around a city dubbed 'Little Prague', I swap the undulating, cobbled streets, lined with ...

Women of Liberal flat out ready for annual pancake race with Olney, England - Kansas.com

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 06:45 PM PST


Kansas.com

Women of Liberal flat out ready for annual pancake race with Olney, England
Kansas.com
She heard the church bells ring for services and ran to the church still wearing her apron, with skillet and pancake in hand. When Time magazine did a feature on the race in 1950, Liberal challenged Olney to a friendly trans-Atlantic competition. It ...

Parishioner complaints led to unique 'bilingual' bells - B.C. Catholic Newspaper

Posted: 14 Feb 2015 09:37 AM PST


Parishioner complaints led to unique 'bilingual' bells
B.C. Catholic Newspaper
The bells were bought from Paccard et Freres, a bell foundry in Annecy-Le-Vieux, Savoie, France. A 1983 letter from Paccard's Quebec agent notes the weights of the original seven bells. Six of them ranged from 262 up to 1229 kg, while the seventh ...

Lake Bled: the jewel of Slovenia - Dallas Morning News

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 03:40 PM PST


Lake Bled: the jewel of Slovenia
Dallas Morning News
The church on the island — sometimes called Fairytale Island — can be reached via 98 steps leading from a small port used by traditional gondola-style wooden rowing boats (no gasoline engines are allowed here). The church, which dates to the ninth ...

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