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2013: THAT WAS THE YEAR - Real Estate Weekly

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 01:07 PM PST


2013: THAT WAS THE YEAR
Real Estate Weekly
Trinity Real Estate, the development arm of Lower Manhattan's Trinity Church was the organization that first submitted the re-zoning proposal. A partnership of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's real estate investment business and .... They rang the ...

Area all-district honorees in high school football - Austin American-Statesman

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 12:10 PM PST


Area all-district honorees in high school football
Austin American-Statesman
Fullback: Jonah Fabian, sr., San Marcos; Trevor Luckemeyer, sr., New Braunfels Canyon. Running .... Running back: Keith Jerome, sr., Marble Falls; Andre Alger, jr., Rouse; Travis Brannan, soph., Vandegrift; Stedman Mayberry, sr., Vista Ridge. Tight end ...

Standing room only at church - Nuneaton News

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 11:51 AM PST


Standing room only at church
Nuneaton News
"The bell ringers provided a welcome to all comers over the night air, and to hear church bells in the calms of the countryside, unopposed by traffic noise, is always moving. "Special thanks must go to Bulkington Silver Band and their director Michael ...

World Revelers Begin to Ring In 2014 With Fireworks - NBC Bay Area

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 11:48 AM PST


World Revelers Begin to Ring In 2014 With Fireworks
NBC Bay Area
... create the world's largest fireworks show to ring in 2014. 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 ...

Rounding up the New Year Honours in the east of the region - ITV News

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 11:05 AM PST


Rounding up the New Year Honours in the east of the region
ITV News
But the list is dominated by those whose hard work in our communities really makes a difference - a teacher, a guide dog ambassador and a bell-ringer are among those recognised. Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Becky Jago ...

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Friendship, food at the Cheektowaga Senior Center - Metrowny.com

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:27 AM PST


Friendship, food at the Cheektowaga Senior Center
Metrowny.com
Other Cheektowaga locations that offer the nutrition program are the Bell Tower Community Center, 42 Haley Lane; Cayuga Village Community Center, 100 Hutchens Dr.; Infant of Prague Church, 921 Cleveland Dr.; Maryvale East Complex, 100 Moorman Dr.; ...

What's important to you this new year? - Leominster Champion

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:23 AM PST


What's important to you this new year?
Leominster Champion
I had a chance to visit one of the large retail stores the other day and it was apparent that they were sitting on most of the merchandise that they planned on selling for the holiday. Much of the merchandise was being marked down but I'm not even sure ...

New Year's Eve Traditions - Willits News

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:21 AM PST


New Year's Eve Traditions
Willits News
Ringing church bells, blowing party horns, and banging pots and pans are just a few. Drumming and drumming circles are also popular. All that celebrating tends to make revelers thirsty and New Year's Eve is known for its beverages. Champagne is a ...

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Lillian Ellen Le Bloch Fencil - Yakima Herald-Republic

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:03 AM PST


Lillian Ellen Le Bloch Fencil
Yakima Herald-Republic
Church bells were ringing, car horns were honking and factory whistles were blowing on November 11, 1918 as Lillian Le Bloch Fencil and her twin sister, Anne, were being born in Chicago, Illinois. Mom was very proud of being born on the “original ...

New Year's Eve traditions around the world: From bear dances to possum drops - CBS News

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:00 AM PST


New Year's Eve traditions around the world: From bear dances to possum drops
CBS News
In Atlanta, an 800-pound fiberglass peach is dropped from the top of a 138-foot tower of lights in what has been billed as the Southeast's largest New Year's Eve celebration. The celebration, staged by ... Fireworks follow, courtesy of the Chamber of ...

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Ringing in the New Year around the world - Irish Independent

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 08:56 AM PST


Ringing in the New Year around the world
Irish Independent
In Japan, thousands of visitors, some donning kimono, will pray, ring a bell and toss coins as offerings at shrines, wishing for health, wealth and happiness. Temple bells will ring the customary 108 times, for the 108 causes of suffering according to ...

How The Rest of the World Celebrates New Year's Eve - In The Capital

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 08:47 AM PST


How The Rest of the World Celebrates New Year's Eve
In The Capital
So if we're missing a tradition, either from another country or from here, please feel free to share. ... Instead of ringing a church bell 12 times at midnight, the temples in Japan ring their bells 108 times to signify the 108 mental states that lead ...

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2014 welcomed across the world - KENS 5 TV

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 08:37 AM PST


2014 welcomed across the world
KENS 5 TV
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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Review of the year - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 08:12 AM PST


Review of the year
NW Evening Mail
Kirkby residents showed they had a heart when they rallied round to help disabled neighbour David Wilson after his home was flooded – removing carpets and clearing damage after the council initially refused to help. The first steps .... St George's ...

Happy New Year! World starts to welcome 2014 - Kingston Daily Freeman

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 07:40 AM PST


Happy New Year! World starts to welcome 2014
Kingston Daily Freeman
... try to create the world's largest fireworks show to ring in 2014. 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 ...

Blown away by windmill concert - Stoke Sentinel

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 07:33 AM PST


Stoke Sentinel

Blown away by windmill concert
Stoke Sentinel
In contrast to the bell ringers' uniformity in costume, the uke musicians were colourfully dressed, flaunting garlands of flowers about themselves. Money raised was just over £500 and will go towards a mill stone, to be put by the windmill tower at ...

Bell tower festivities start at 11 pm - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 07:31 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 ...

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

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 06:50 AM 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. The movement has already ... "I would refuse to go to a ...

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

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 06:50 AM PST


Top Religion Newsmakers, Game-Changers And Prophets Of 2013
Huffington Post
The tallest clock tower in the world with the world's largest clock face at the Abraj Al-Bait Towers overlooks the Grand Mosque and its expansion in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. More than 2 million pilgrims _ ... Bell ringers toll the ...

Looking back at 2013 - The Free Press Standard

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 06:09 AM PST


The Free Press Standard

Looking back at 2013
The Free Press Standard
The Zoning Board of Appeals set a meeting to consider conditional use for lots 48 and 49 located on Daringer Ave. Kent's Excavating Services, Inc. of Seville began site preparation and base work at the beginning of ... *Sherrodsville Mayor Ken Maffett ...

CBE for MU president in Honours list - Church Times

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 05:32 AM PST


CBE for MU president in Honours list
Church Times
Elizabeth (Betty) Baines is awarded the MBE for services to bell-ringing in Norfolk and North Suffolk; as is the lead worker Terence Fillary, whose work includes markings on the restored bells at St Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge, for services to ...

Suffolk: Community stalwarts recognised in New Year's Honours - Ipswich Star

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 05:29 AM PST


Ipswich Star

Suffolk: Community stalwarts recognised in New Year's Honours
Ipswich Star
Alison Russell is already renowned in the village of Chelsworth, between Ipswich and Sudbury, for helping to organise one of Britain's most celebrated open garden events, and for devoting more than four decades of service to the local church. But now ...

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Year in Review: Major Crime Stories of 2013 - Patch.com

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 05:28 AM PST


Year in Review: Major Crime Stories of 2013
Patch.com
Cops: East Meadow Pair Tried to Steal Winning $1 Million Lotto Ticket: An East Meadow father and son were arrested in November after they allegedly tried to steal a $1 million lottery ticket and keep the winnings for themselves. According to ... East ...

New Zealand rings in 2014, kicks off global celebrations - NOLA.com

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 05:05 AM PST


New Zealand rings in 2014, kicks off global celebrations
NOLA.com
New Zealand rang in the New Year with multicolored fireworks erupting from Auckland's Sky Tower at midnight Tuesday as thousands of cheering revelers danced in the streets of the South Pacific island nation's largest city. Early pyrotechnic shows ...

Whitechapel: a vibrant area that's emerging from the shadows - Metro

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 05:01 AM PST


Metro

Whitechapel: a vibrant area that's emerging from the shadows
Metro
The Whitechapel Bell Foundry in Whitechapel Road is Britain's oldest manufacturing company, established in 1570 during the reign of Elizabeth I. In 1752 the Liberty Bell was cast there and became a symbol of American Independence. Undoubtedly the most ...

New Year's revelers around world ready to ring in 2014 with light shows ... - Nanaimo Daily News

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 05:00 AM PST


Nanaimo Daily News

New Year's revelers around world ready to ring in 2014 with light shows ...
Nanaimo Daily News
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 ...

Revelers welcome 2014 Down Under - The Sun

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:45 AM PST


Revelers welcome 2014 Down Under
The Sun
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- New Zealand rang in the New Year with multicolored fireworks erupting from Auckland's Sky Tower at midnight Tuesday as thousands of cheering revelers danced in the streets of the South Pacific island nation's largest city ...

Enfield review of the year 2013 - North London Today

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:19 AM PST


North London Today

Enfield review of the year 2013
North London Today
A week later alarm bells rang over cuts to another service as police bosses announced plans to close Winchmore Hill and Southgate stations as part of £500m of cuts over three years – leaving the borough covered by just two stations, in Edmonton and ...

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

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:13 AM PST


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 ...

2013 Year in Review Part 2: End of year marked by fire, festivals - Palestine Herald Press

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 04:06 AM PST


2013 Year in Review Part 2: End of year marked by fire, festivals
Palestine Herald Press
3 — Roy Tyrone and Phil Rask of Pasadena placed first in the professional class of the 23rd annual Neches Wilderness Canoe Race, held on the Neches River and organized by the Neches River Runners, a local conservation and education group. 6 — Local 4 ...

New Year's revelers around world ready to ring in 2014 - Hamilton Spectator

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 03:55 AM PST


Sky News Australia

New Year's revelers around world ready to ring in 2014
Hamilton Spectator
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 ...
Revelers start ringing in 2014 with fireworks (Video) Corpus Christi Caller Times
New Year's eve celebrations around the world Irish Independent

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Towns embrace own twists on tradition - Toledo Blade

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 03:40 AM PST


Toledo Blade

Towns embrace own twists on tradition
Toledo Blade
Waterville: The family event begins at 7:15 p.m. at the downtown clock tower and will include music, bell ringing, musket and cannon fire, and a birthday cake to mark the Jan. 1, 1745, birthday of Gen. Anthony Wayne. A mannequin of the general will be ...

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Revelers get ready to ring in 2014 with fireworks - Ct Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 02:52 AM PST


Revelers get ready to ring in 2014 with fireworks
Ct Post
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 ...

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New Year's Eve 2013 live: The best pictures from around the world as we ... - Scottish Daily Record

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 01:39 AM PST


New Year's Eve 2013 live: The best pictures from around the world as we ...
Scottish Daily Record
The Tokyo Tower is next to the Zoujou ji temple, where the religious performers were ringing the bells. In other areas of Tokyo, people ... There is a noose-like bell pulls on stage, which are currently being swayed by the performers. 2:56 pm. An ...

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City of Salisbury to host Bell Tower celebration - Salisbury Post

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 11:12 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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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment - NECN

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 10:11 PM PST


Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment
NECN
In Tokyo, five priests at a temple used ropes to swing a wooden pole against a large bell. ... PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for a Roman Catholic church official have surrendered his passport as they try to get him out of prison on bail after 18 months ...

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Racine County residents we lost in 2013 - Journal Times

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 10:04 PM PST


Racine County residents we lost in 2013
Journal Times
... p.m. Friday and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, in Karkow's memory the family supports donations to Tex Reynolds Toys For Tots, Saint Lucy Catholic Church and Society's Assets. ... Paire-Davis said, looking back ...

Hendersonville, NC

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

URL revised to show ringers' webpage

New Year's Honours: Norfolk bell ringer Betty Baines appointed MBE - BBC News

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 03:45 PM PST


BBC News

New Year's Honours: Norfolk bell ringer Betty Baines appointed MBE
BBC News
A woman who has helped secure the future of bell ringing across the east of England has been appointed MBE in the New Year Honours list for her services to campanology. Betty Baines, 67, from Diss, has been ringing bells for more than 50 years ...

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New Year Honours 2014: list in full - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 02:32 PM PST


New Year Honours 2014: list in full
Telegraph.co.uk
Senior Anniversaries Officer, Royal Household. Martin David .... Headteacher, Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat Church of England Secondary School, Tower Hamlets, London. For services to ... For services to Healthcare. (Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire ...

Column: Can't get enough of Boston - NeighborNewspapers.com

Posted: 30 Dec 2013 12:37 AM PST


Column: Can't get enough of Boston
NeighborNewspapers.com
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 a chocolate ...

Religion Photos Of 2013 Capture The Year's Most Powerful Moments - Huffington Post

Posted: 29 Dec 2013 02:42 PM PST


Religion Photos Of 2013 Capture The Year's Most Powerful Moments
Huffington Post
Hand in hand as many as 200-300 Muslims formed a human chain outside the St Anthony's Church adjacent to the District Police Lines at the Empress Road, in a show of solidarity with the victims of the Peshawar church attack in September, which resulted ...

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