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Booze sales on Dec. 25; 4 tales of donors; Christmas lights illuminate birth - Arizona Daily Star

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 03:04 AM PST


Arizona Daily Star

Booze sales on Dec. 25; 4 tales of donors; Christmas lights illuminate birth
Arizona Daily Star
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man has paid off more than $106,000 in shoppers' layaways at two Wal-Mart stores in northeast Ohio. WEWS-TV in Cleveland says the man told Wal-Mart employees that he liked to do something special on his birthday every year.

Marshall to ring bells in memory of late president Kopp - KSL.com

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 12:28 AM PST


Marshall to ring bells in memory of late president Kopp
KSL.com
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bell ringing is set on the Marshall University campus to honor late President Stephen J. Kopp. Kopp died suddenly a year ago Thursday after being hospitalized for an illness. The ringing from the bell tower at the Morrow ...
Marshall to ring bells Thursday in honor of late president KoppWest Virginia MetroNews

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'Christmas in the Air' at Sunday concert - Herald and News

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 12:14 AM PST


'Christmas in the Air' at Sunday concert
Herald and News
“Christmas In the Air,” a special concert of holiday music will be performed by Suzanne Jensen Stewart and Matthew Hoffman, at 6 p.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Eighth and High streets. The concert is free and open to the public, with ...

Celebrating Christmas Cheer - Ontario Argus Observer

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 10:53 PM PST


Ontario Argus Observer

Celebrating Christmas Cheer
Ontario Argus Observer
New Plymouth Elementary School kindergartners sing “Jingle Bells” during the school's Christmas concert. The concert was located in the New Plymouth High School gymnasium, where hundreds of parents attended. Celebrating Christmas Cheer.

New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville - Positively Naperville

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 09:58 PM PST


Positively Naperville

New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville
Positively Naperville
Traditional Bell Ringing. Then at 11:15PM, a traditional New Year's Eve countdown is planned at Moser Tower with the Millennium Carillon along the Riverwalk. The concert is open to the public and free of charge. Searchlights will illuminate the ...

Classical: Philadelphia Brass joins Bethlehem choir - Allentown Morning Call

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 07:36 PM PST


Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Philadelphia Brass joins Bethlehem choir
Allentown Morning Call
One of the most joyous will be Sunday, when the renowned Philadelphia Brass joins members of the Chancel Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem for a festive Christmas concert at the church. For more than 20 years, ... Cecere didn't take ...

Perth's How Ridiculous show what Weet-Bix kids can do - The West Australian - The West Australian

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 06:51 PM PST


The West Australian

Perth's How Ridiculous show what Weet-Bix kids can do - The West Australian
The West Australian
Their record-breaking goal-kicking and shooting attempts include “ridiculous” successes at Patersons Stadium, the Bell Tower, Kings Park and the WACA. This year they broke their own Guinness World Record for highest altitude basketball shot by sinking ...

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The man and the birds (As told by radio personality Paul Harvey) - Princeton Union Eagle

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 06:45 PM PST


The man and the birds (As told by radio personality Paul Harvey)
Princeton Union Eagle
At that moment the church bells began to ring. The sound reached his ears above the sounds of the wind. And as he stood there listening to the bells pealing out the glad tidings of Christmas, a realization came over him…… and he sank to his knees in ...

Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert - Central Florida arts, entertainment, attractions

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:59 PM PST


Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert
Central Florida arts, entertainment, attractions
... 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. the historic venue will play host to an hour-long concert featuring both the school's choral department and famous carillon instrument. A carillon is a musical instrument made up of at least 23 bells that is normally housed ...

Daily Meditation: Unconditional Love - Huffington Post

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:51 PM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Unconditional Love
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a song by singer/songwriter ...

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Baroness Warsi: UK Mosques could be designed without minarets to look like ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:08 PM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Baroness Warsi: UK Mosques could be designed without minarets to look like ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The apparent similarities between the Muslim minaret and traditional church towers may be more than coincidental. The practice of including a tower from the call to prayer was issued is likely to have originated in Syria date in the mid 7th or early ...

Hand bells celebrate the season at FUMC - Tahlequah Daily Press

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 09:16 AM PST


Tahlequah Daily Press

Hand bells celebrate the season at FUMC
Tahlequah Daily Press
Linda Cheatham, bell choir director at First United Methodist Church in Tahlequah, got her bell-ringing start at the First United Methodist Church in Bartlesville. Cheatham has been playing for more than 50 years, and she's been a bell choir director ...

Church celebrates early Christmas present - Gazette

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 09:00 AM PST


Gazette

Church celebrates early Christmas present
Gazette
"The Essex Association of Change Ringers has ceased using our church for bell-ringing events due to the lack of toilets or the ability to wash hands. "The inability to provide simple refreshments in church prevents us from demonstrating Christian ...

Kings Bromley: area guide - Lichfield Mercury

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 08:20 AM PST


Lichfield Mercury

Kings Bromley: area guide
Lichfield Mercury
Kings Bromley is a small settlement on the River Trent, about five miles north of Lichfield that can genuinely be called a "sought-after village" in the region. It's an historic settlement that has retained its charm and offers everything from thatched ...

Ding dong measurement on high - Phys.Org

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 04:49 AM PST


Phys.Org

Ding dong measurement on high
Phys.Org
In 17th century Britain, the rise of 'change ringing', where mathematical patterns are rung on a set of bells, propelled bell manufacturing to industrial scales. In English style change ringing, a bell is normally manufactured as part of a set, or peal ...

Kofi Ampong: Broll Ghana's silent operator - Graphic Online

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 04:15 AM PST


Graphic Online

Kofi Ampong: Broll Ghana's silent operator
Graphic Online
The name Kofi Ampong may not ring a bell. No surprises there, considering that ... Other properties under Broll Ghana's management are World Trade Centre, Polo Court, Bertha's Court, Brandford Charles, Cascade and the Ridge Tower Building. Kofi Ampong ...

Buckle up: Scott Morrison's MYEFO budget update shows potholes ahead - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 03:01 AM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

Buckle up: Scott Morrison's MYEFO budget update shows potholes ahead
Sydney Morning Herald
Won't someone say these statistics are deeply worrying? Is it an alarm bell ringing? Is it not a kind of deepening failure in commitment to the education of men? Perhaps it invites serious research? Father Ivan Head, Warden, St Paul's College ...

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A weekend break in... Bruges - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 02:59 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

A weekend break in... Bruges
Telegraph.co.uk
Start the day with a panoramic view over the city from among the bells at the top of the Belfort (51.208220, 3.225091), the city belfry on the Markt. It's definitely worth the 366 step-climb – on a fine day. 11am. Visit the historic sights on the Burg ...

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Last wedding bells at Taunton's St Mary Magdalene Church - until Christmas 2016 - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:49 AM PST


Somerset County Gazette

Last wedding bells at Taunton's St Mary Magdalene Church - until Christmas 2016
Somerset County Gazette
"The new bells will be cast in Loughborough and installed by the bell founder assisted by local volunteers. "We are so grateful for the support of local people and businesses.” St Mary's ringers will be ringing handbells in local supermarkets before ...

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Good Neighbors of the Week: Silver Belles chime - Neosho Daily News

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 11:10 PM PST


Neosho Daily News

Good Neighbors of the Week: Silver Belles chime
Neosho Daily News
This group of “belles” have a good time performing in a bell choir that started 18 years ago at Diamond First Baptist Church. According the choir's ... Today, they have 12 bell ringers, three of whom were in the choir when it was founded. Most of these ...

High school report - The News Journal

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 09:29 PM PST


The News Journal

High school report
The News Journal
Band director Michael Rogalski arranged special music, including an original song called “Jingle Across the Bells,” a mixture of the well-known Christmas carol and a football game fight song. The Dragons .... Juniors celebrated their Junior Ring Mass ...

Bells to be rung Thursday in honor of Kopp - HNN Huntingtonnews.net

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 09:19 PM PST


HNN Huntingtonnews.net

Bells to be rung Thursday in honor of Kopp
HNN Huntingtonnews.net
Marshall University will honor its late president, Dr. Stephen J. Kopp, by ringing the bells on its Huntington campus Thursday morning. ... The Thornburg Carillon (bells) is housed in the bell tower in the Morrow Library and can be heard throughout campus.

Review: In 'These Paper Bullets!,' a Chance to Twist and Shout - New York Times

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 07:01 PM PST


New York Times

Review: In 'These Paper Bullets!,' a Chance to Twist and Shout
New York Times
This injury inspires Don's malevolent plot to sunder the affection between Claude and Higgy as wedding bells are ready to peal. This involves the doctoring of a photo, in which Don is assisted by the tabloid journalist Boris, played with ample ...

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Holy doors, those in need, remind us of opportunities for mercy - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 05:28 PM PST


Chicago Tribune

Holy doors, those in need, remind us of opportunities for mercy
Chicago Tribune
And immediately leaders from Our Lady of Good Counsel and St. Thomas More began putting plans in place — special events, extended church and confessional hours, to name a few — that would welcome members and visitors through their doors ...

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Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 01:40 PM PST


Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local
The chorus will present a variety of seasonal tunes, including, “Ding Dong! Merrily On High,” “Reflections of .... PLYMOUTH – The Hat Trick Theatre of Plymouth will present “A Christmas Carol,” Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale for the whole ...

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Take up a new hobby in bell ringing - Midweek Herald

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 09:10 AM PST


Midweek Herald

Take up a new hobby in bell ringing
Midweek Herald
People from all over the world ring tower bells. It's a fun hobby and a challenge at the same time. “The complexity of what you ring is up to you, there are methods for all levels of skill. The opportunities to visit other towers are limitless, so you ...

Bells to peal in Gorran Churchtown at the weekend - Cornish Guardian

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 08:25 AM PST


Cornish Guardian

Bells to peal in Gorran Churchtown at the weekend
Cornish Guardian
A year ago, the parish church of St Goranus saw eight Victorian Church bells with a unique place into history raised into place at the church and on Saturday (December 19) a bell ringing team from John Taylor's bell foundry in Loughborough will be ...

St Chad's, Rochdale Parish Church - Rochdale Online

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 07:40 AM PST


Rochdale Online

St Chad's, Rochdale Parish Church
Rochdale Online
... service at the Parish Church, and he and the Mayoress, Cecile Biant, will head the Civic Party of community leaders. The service, always the highlight of the year, will be the traditional candlelit service of Lessons and Carols, launched with a ...

Christmas events at St Mary's, Ilkeston - Ilkeston Today

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 04:56 AM PST


Ilkeston Today

Christmas events at St Mary's, Ilkeston
Ilkeston Today
This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. If you have a complaint about editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then contact the Editor by clicking ...

Church gets decked out as a festive wonderland - Bicester Advertiser

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 03:35 AM PST


Bicester Advertiser

Church gets decked out as a festive wonderland
Bicester Advertiser
HUNDREDS of people enjoyed a wonderful selection of Christmas trees and music at a festival in Bicester. The St Edburg's Church Tree Festival featured 84 trees donated and decorated by local businesses and community groups across the town.

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Top bell ringer charms donors with angelic voice for 9th year - Florida Times-Union

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 02:31 AM PST


Florida Times-Union

Top bell ringer charms donors with angelic voice for 9th year
Florida Times-Union
The longtime church choir singer also offers various blessings and other friendly messages. “I was kind of drawn by his ... “He's just bursting with joy, and that's why he's so magnetic and good at this bell ringing thing,” Belich said. “Who doesn't ...

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VIDEO / CHRISTMAS: Band, Choir and Bell Ringers - Lincoln City News Guard

Posted: 14 Dec 2015 12:20 PM PST


Lincoln City News Guard

VIDEO / CHRISTMAS: Band, Choir and Bell Ringers
Lincoln City News Guard
The brass section of the band includes Tom Holden on trumpet, Fred Schmaley on trombone and Mike Callin on baritone. Cassie Ruud / The News Guard. The Band and Choir. The Congregational Church of Lincoln City Hand Bell Choir, singers and local ...

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Steps from Boston Common, abandoned site of 'America's Oldest Gym' gets a new life - Boston.com

Posted: 14 Dec 2015 11:44 AM PST


Steps from Boston Common, abandoned site of 'America's Oldest Gym' gets a new life
Boston.com
The BRA also mentioned that this structure is “the most accomplished building in the High Victorian Gothic idiom remaining in the Central Business District of Boston” and the developers will restore the exterior masonry to keep with its historic standards.

Off-limits: A visit inside St. Mary's belltower and steeple - CapitalGazette.com

Posted: 14 Dec 2015 10:55 AM PST


CapitalGazette.com

Off-limits: A visit inside St. Mary's belltower and steeple
CapitalGazette.com
St. Mary's communications director, Christine Bervid, had never been inside the bell tower before. Bervid was accompanied by the church rector, Father John Tizio; Donald Jackson, director of Facilities, and ... On the platform floor of this level and ...

Bok Tower is a high point of Florida sights - Florida Today

Posted: 14 Dec 2015 10:34 AM PST


Florida Today

Bok Tower is a high point of Florida sights
Florida Today
Walking through the gardens, a visitor might hear the tower before they see it. The Singing Tower houses one of only 600 carillons in the world. It has 60 bronze bells, the largest of which weighs about 12 tons. A keyboard instrument at the top of the ...

Ring the changes as Buriton bells are celebrated - Petersfield Today

Posted: 14 Dec 2015 05:04 AM PST


Ring the changes as Buriton bells are celebrated
Petersfield Today
AN A-PEAL for Buriton bellringers has sounded out as a significant anniversary is celebrated. This year is the 300th since a set of five bells was installed at the Church of St Mary following a fire caused by a lightning strike. To mark the occasion ...

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