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Wedding Announced: Eric and Julie Bischoff - Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 11:15 AM PDT


Wedding Announced: Eric and Julie Bischoff
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Personal attendants were Bridget Ebnet and Nick Berg. Flower girl was Grace Cowell. Ring bearer was William Bischoff. Bell ringers were John Cowell and Henry Bischoff. After a honeymoon in Maui the couple is residing in Bloomington, ...

A New Gin Bar Brings Victorian London To The Heart Of San Francisco - Co.Design

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 08:23 AM PDT


Co.Design

A New Gin Bar Brings Victorian London To The Heart Of San Francisco
Co.Design
Behind the bar, Cate has put in a "last call bell" cast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the UK's oldest continuously operating business—and the same foundry that produced Big Ben and the Liberty Bell. Behind the main bar room there's an area that ...

Veterans Tribute Tower Makes Its Way To FWB - WUWF

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:34 AM PDT


WUWF

Veterans Tribute Tower Makes Its Way To FWB
WUWF
Bob Santoro is the Marketing Manager for the Verdin Bell Company and says this is the seventh Tribute Tower that has been escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders from the company, “They'll leave about nine o'clock in the morning eastern time and they'll ...

Days of our Lives Commemorates 50 Years at the NYSE - PR Newswire (press release)

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:33 AM PDT


PR Newswire (press release)

Days of our Lives Commemorates 50 Years at the NYSE
PR Newswire (press release)
Historically, bell-ringers are business executives who actively trade on the exchange, although entertainers, athletes and politicians are sometimes invited to take part as a special guest. It is with great honor that Deidre Hall, Greg Meng, and ...

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Celebrations for clock refurbishment at Spalding parish church - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:21 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

Celebrations for clock refurbishment at Spalding parish church
Spalding Guardian
Phil and Paul are also bellringers. Mr Bennett said the clock is wound up each Sunday by one of the team and this is increasingly rare as many church clocks have been fitted with automatic winding mechanisms. He's also just discovered how they put the ...

Chester Ghost Tour guide Mary Ann Cameron: A Day in the Life - ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:01 AM PDT


ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Chester Ghost Tour guide Mary Ann Cameron: A Day in the Life
ChesterChronicle.co.uk
One of the ghosts of St John's is a monk who haunts the path by the ruined bell tower, so while the front cover of the book shows a group of guides in our costumes in the ruins, on the back cover there is just a guide dressed as a monk. At least we ...

Matt Bevin - Insider Louisville (press release) (registration)

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 AM PDT


Insider Louisville (press release) (registration)

Matt Bevin
Insider Louisville (press release) (registration)
He also added bell making to his portfolio when he took over the Connecticut bell foundry his great-great-great-grandfather started in 1832. Bevin says he now owns some or all of 10 different companies. At home, he became the father to five daughters.

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Walking in love while there is time - The Observer

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 01:01 AM PDT


Walking in love while there is time
The Observer
Our time on earth has been described by various comparisons. Father Brendan McGuire used the comparison of a 100 foot rope. “This rope here is our life. The rope represents eternal life…This tiny little section (the first 3 inches) here is called life ...

The art of bringing church bells back to life a unique trade - Daily Commercial News

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 10:30 PM PDT


The art of bringing church bells back to life a unique trade
Daily Commercial News
Owner and sole-operator of Waterdown, Ont.-based Scotiabell, Scott services, repairs, and updates the technology on bells and clocks on existing buildings such churches and Toronto's Old City Hall, as well as installing them on new office towers and ...

$29M given to Worcester institutions by industrialist who died 63 years ago - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:56 PM PDT


Worcester Telegram

$29M given to Worcester institutions by industrialist who died 63 years ago
Worcester Telegram
In the 1950s, his widow, Isabel Hood Smith, funded a carillon, a musical instrument composed of bells that are played by keyboard. The carillon, housed in the tower of the Alden Memorial on the WPI campus, is still played several times a day. By Mark ...

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Sung requiem for the departed of World War I - For Argyll

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:47 PM PDT


For Argyll

Sung requiem for the departed of World War I
For Argyll
All Saints Church at Inveraray, with its legendary peal of bells in the town's signature Bell Tower, is hosting a special event to commemorate the human courage and loss of those who paid the ultimate price for their service to this country and to ...

Selectmen Feel the Heat, Look to New Furnace for Edgartown Town Hall - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 02:29 PM PDT


The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Selectmen Feel the Heat, Look to New Furnace for Edgartown Town Hall
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Also at Monday's regular meeting, selectmen were advised that repairs and painting of the steeple and clock tower of the Old Whaling Church are underway. The familiar bell that chimes the hours will be silenced until the work is complete. They agreed ...

With 370 Varietals and 110 Cocktails, Gin Geeks May Now Worship at the Altar ... - 7x7

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 12:07 PM PDT


7x7

With 370 Varietals and 110 Cocktails, Gin Geeks May Now Worship at the Altar ...
7x7
Even the “last call” bell was made by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the same 500-year-old foundry that made the bell for Big Ben. But all of this only begins to set the stage for the raison d'etre of Whitechapel: its curation of 370 varieties of gin ...

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Windsor's Grace Episcopal Church Celebrates 150 Years - Hartford Courant

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 10:59 AM PDT


Hartford Courant

Windsor's Grace Episcopal Church Celebrates 150 Years
Hartford Courant
As part of the tour, visitors can venture into the sanctuary or the bell tower and even ring the bell if they wish, said tour guide Marcia Hinckley, who, along with fellow guide Linda Rickard, will offer historical facts about the church's architecture ...

King at Stone Mountain Park? - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 10:44 AM PDT


King at Stone Mountain Park?
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
There has been a proposal to add a bell tower to Stone Mountain to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King's call “to let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia” in his famous 1963 speech to the March on Washington. ... and Confederate battle flag ...

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There's Something About You That Makes the Angels Look Up To You - National Catholic Register (blog)

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 09:39 AM PDT


National Catholic Register (blog)

There's Something About You That Makes the Angels Look Up To You
National Catholic Register (blog)
Thankfully, Joey took the opportunity to explain a bit about the mechanics of the carillon and the history of the enormous bells, but I focused on oxygen intake and my pulse. Joey also pointed out the false ceiling of the Chapel below, and drew our ...

Insider Guide: Best of Rome - CNN

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 06:06 AM PDT


CNN

Insider Guide: Best of Rome
CNN
The hotel offers one of Rome's best views: roof-top tiles, domes and bell towers -- best enjoyed at sunset, with a Negroni cocktail in hand. The restaurant also provides kosher food on request (a hat-tip to the building's Jewish history). The 30 rooms ...

Cheers! Durham's first micropub wins licence - The Northern Echo

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 05:42 AM PDT


The Northern Echo

Cheers! Durham's first micropub wins licence
The Northern Echo
Earlier, she told councillors she had her husband had lived in Durham for four years and loved the city, having got involved with St Nicholas' Church, Durham Cathedral bell ringers, the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) and knitting groups. The ale-loving ...

Music and dance at After the Fair - Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:33 AM PDT


Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Music and dance at After the Fair
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
Head to St Michael's Church at 6pm for an insight into bell-ringing. Irish music, a performer from Brittany, France, shanty songs and music will also entertain throughout the evening. The festival concludes on Sunday with a chill-out session at ...

Rebuilding the Lutheran Church of Our Lady in Dresden - Patheos (blog)

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:21 AM PDT


Patheos (blog)

Rebuilding the Lutheran Church of Our Lady in Dresden
Patheos (blog)
Windows admit abundant sunlight; galleries ring the gracefully curving wooden pews. The organ ... The gilded cross—an exact replica—that now crowns the bell tower was a gift from Britain, fashioned by Alan Smith, the son of one of the bombers of Dresden.

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Century-old Victory Bell dedicated on permanent site - Morrow County Sentinel

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:10 AM PDT


Century-old Victory Bell dedicated on permanent site
Morrow County Sentinel
The Coomers drove from Troy for the dedication and upon ringing the bell, Don offered his encouragement to the team with the message: ”Go Pirates!!!!” Don and his brothers, Gene and Dale all played ... The story of the bell, published in the Morrow ...

Glittering medals pinned on Newbury woman , Beedon and Tilehurst men - News ... - Newbury Weekly News Group

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 11:59 PM PDT


Glittering medals pinned on Newbury woman , Beedon and Tilehurst men - News ...
Newbury Weekly News Group
Also receiving his award was Beedon villager David Pinfold, who for more than 60 years has played the organ in at least four Berkshire parishes and serves in churches in the East Downland Benefice, often playing for three Sunday services. He is a ...

National Carillon to go electronic for lunchtime concert - The Canberra Times

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 09:04 PM PDT


The Canberra Times

National Carillon to go electronic for lunchtime concert
The Canberra Times
Augmented sound effects will be paired with the peal of bells ringing out from the 50-metre-high tower for the first time during a special electrillon concert. Fifteen artists from Australian National University composed the pieces solely for the ...

Significant parts of Pleasant Point church could be used in new design - Timaru Herald

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 07:29 PM PDT


Timaru Herald

Significant parts of Pleasant Point church could be used in new design
Timaru Herald
Elements of the existing Pleasant Point Catholic Church could be retained and used in the new design of the church. After a visit from international architecture expert James McCrery, the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch have identified another avenue ...

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Profile: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Matt Bevin - SurfKY News

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 05:09 AM PDT


SurfKY News

Profile: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Matt Bevin
SurfKY News
He also added bell making to his portfolio when he took over the Connecticut bell foundry his great-great-great-grandfather started in 1832. Bevin says he now owns some or all of 10 different companies. At home, he became the father to five daughters.

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Student rings OSU's alma mater hymn from UT Tower - KEYE TV

Posted: 27 Oct 2015 04:47 PM PDT


KEYE TV

Student rings OSU's alma mater hymn from UT Tower
KEYE TV
UT junior Drew Orland plays the UT Tower carillon several times a week. "It's unlike anything else ... Orland has a list of songs he plays when he climbs the steps to get to the piano-like instrument that controls 54 bells on top of the tower. On ...

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New tradition starts in form of spOUktacular - Oaklandpostonline

Posted: 27 Oct 2015 02:55 PM PDT


Oaklandpostonline

New tradition starts in form of spOUktacular
Oaklandpostonline
A great way to unwind will be sticking around until the very end of the event for the live carillon concert by OU's carillonneur Dennis Curry. A carillon is an instrument made of giant bells that is controlled by a keyboard, and OU's own carillon is in ...

Family swap Shiplake for Essex... and love it - Henley Standard

Posted: 27 Oct 2015 03:40 AM PDT


Henley Standard

Family swap Shiplake for Essex... and love it
Henley Standard
Meanwhile, Miss Claibourne and a friend took part in a bell-ringing session at St Peter and St Paul's Church in Shiplake, led by tower captain Cyril Crouch. They also went shopping in Henley before rowing along the Thames in a dragon boat with a crew ...

Mercersburg Academy's Swoope Carillon rings out every Sunday - FlipSidePA

Posted: 27 Oct 2015 02:42 AM PDT


FlipSidePA

Mercersburg Academy's Swoope Carillon rings out every Sunday
FlipSidePA
Swoope Carillon is one of 163 traditional carillons in the United States and holds 50 bells ranging in size from 10 pounds to more than 3.5 tons, for a combined weight of 40 tons. The bells were cast with bits and pieces of historic metal - copper from ...

All Catholic church's heritage buildings can be saved - The Press

Posted: 26 Oct 2015 04:20 PM PDT


The Press

All Catholic church's heritage buildings can be saved
The Press
The Catholic church is confident it can save all of its earthquake-damaged heritage churches in Canterbury. The Christchurch diocese has 13 heritage ... church is protected under the district plan. Keith Beal, property manager for the Christchurch ...

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Mailbag: Appeal made to get in touch - Oxford Mail

Posted: 26 Oct 2015 04:15 PM PDT


Oxford Mail

Mailbag: Appeal made to get in touch
Oxford Mail
I WAS interested to see the picture of Iffley church bellringers (Memory Lane online, September 14). I was also a bellringer at Iffley in the 1950s and early 1960s. In the photograph you published of the ringers' 1977 outing. Roy Goodwin is on the left ...

Smiley: The pajama game - The Advocate

Posted: 26 Oct 2015 12:53 PM PDT


Smiley: The pajama game
The Advocate
I was taking instruction to come into the Catholic church, and my confirmation ceremony was scheduled for the Saturday evening Mass on Easter weekend. “Elizabeth was an LSU ... He owns a mantle clock that once belonged to his grandparents. It was a ...

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Perth feiert "One year to go" - Leichtathletik

Posted: 26 Oct 2015 10:58 AM PDT


Leichtathletik

Perth feiert "One year to go"
Leichtathletik
Auf dem Belltower, dem Wahrzeichen von Perth am Swan-River, fanden sich zahlreiche Persönlichkeiten aus Politik und Sport ein. Die Stadt hat den Ehrgeiz, für die rund 4.000 erwarteten Sportler aus aller Welt herausragende Wettkämpfe zu organisieren.

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Tourist spots vie for awards - Community Newspaper Group

Posted: 26 Oct 2015 10:55 AM PDT


Community Newspaper Group

Tourist spots vie for awards
Community Newspaper Group
Adventure World, which recently opened a new $7 million waterslide, will battle Fremantle Markets, Fremantle Prison, the Bell Tower and Perth Mint for the Major Tourist Attraction Award. The park also has two employees up for the Young Achiever Medal, ...

Pure Switzerland—From Interlaken to Jungfraujoch - The Epoch Times

Posted: 26 Oct 2015 01:21 AM PDT


The Epoch Times

Pure Switzerland—From Interlaken to Jungfraujoch
The Epoch Times
At Lake Thun, stroll along the riverside and discover the twelve thousand-year old Romanesque churches along its coastline. For history buffs, the .... In the Alps, the ringing of cow and goat bells resonate throughout the mountains, as they graze ...

Holy Trinity church bells set to ring Lyttelton again - The Press

Posted: 24 Oct 2015 10:01 PM PDT


The Press

Holy Trinity church bells set to ring Lyttelton again
The Press
The Anglican church, once the oldest stone church in Canterbury, was severely damaged in the February 2011 earthquake and demolished soon after. It was replaced on the site by St Saviour's church from Christchurch's Cathedral Grammar School. Soon ...

Going, going, dong: why bell tolls for traditional Angelus - Irish Independent

Posted: 24 Oct 2015 07:33 PM PDT

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