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Turning Year: Bishop revered for his acts of charity - Scarborough Today

Posted: 06 Dec 2015 03:17 AM PST


Scarborough Today

Turning Year: Bishop revered for his acts of charity
Scarborough Today
By the eighteenth century tradesmen, and others such as clerks, watchmen and bellringers, were in on the act. The gift could be in kind; bakers might give their employees a plum cake. Although actual boxes were no longer involved, these gratuities were ...

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Take the polar plunge for charity at Harveys Lake - Citizens Voice

Posted: 06 Dec 2015 01:03 AM PST


Citizens Voice

Take the polar plunge for charity at Harveys Lake
Citizens Voice
Christie Campbell Harrison and the Percheron horses' carriage rides is complimentary from noon to 3 p.m. So are the jingle bells and bows on the horse tails ... oh what fun it is to ride! Charlie Brown Christmas. Good grief! It's the final ... the joy ...

ON THIS DAY 15 years ago: Scunthorpe Telegraph pictures from December 6, 2000 - Scunthorpe Telegraph

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 11:02 PM PST


Scunthorpe Telegraph

ON THIS DAY 15 years ago: Scunthorpe Telegraph pictures from December 6, 2000
Scunthorpe Telegraph
WERE you making the headlines 15 years ago today? Look through our latest On This Day gallery and see if you can spot yourself or somebody you know. Related picture galleries. Snow White pantomime pictures from the Plowright Theatre · ON THIS DAY ...

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Cape holiday help calendar - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 10:31 PM PST


Cape holiday help calendar
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
Drop-off locations in Sandwich are the Stop & Shop stores on Quaker Meetinghouse Road or Route 6A, Rockland Trust Bank on Cotuit Road, Eastern Bank branches on Route 6A or Cotuit Road or Heritage Theaters off Route 130. Bourne locations are ... Road in ...

Make a Difference - Duluth News Tribune

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 10:01 PM PST


Make a Difference
Duluth News Tribune
9-12 in the peak area of the library, 1530 Tower Ave. Shoppers will find a wide selection ... Army seeks volunteers bell-ringers. To schedule your bell-ringing shift or to find other ways to get involved, visit salvationarmynorth.org/virginia or call ...

East Texas Events - Week of Dec. 6 - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 07:29 PM PST


East Texas Events - Week of Dec. 6
Tyler Morning Telegraph
13 in the Marvin United Methodist Church sanctuary. The concert will feature sacred and secular Christmas music by the Coterie and other musicians. Joining the Coterie are – The Marvin Methodist Church Wesley bell Ringers under the direction of Mary ...

Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel - The Times of Israel

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 04:53 PM PST


The Times of Israel

Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel
The Times of Israel
“Every year, when we light the tree, usually there is a huge display of fireworks, but this year we will ring church bells instead,” said Baboun. The bells, she added, will remind everyone “that we exist despite all the catastrophes.” The latest wave ...

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Many ways to get into the spirit of giving this holiday season - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 04:20 PM PST


Many ways to get into the spirit of giving this holiday season
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
The Christmas season is traditionally a busy season for giving, with the familiar bell-ringers and uniform-clad Marines out in force to collect toys and donations for the needy. It's a time when many of us — whether for tax reasons or simple altruism ...

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Concert in aid of bell tower project that has taken unexpected turn - www.insidebelleville.com/

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 01:54 PM PST


www.insidebelleville.com/

Concert in aid of bell tower project that has taken unexpected turn
www.insidebelleville.com/
Campbellford – The restoration of the bell tower on St. Mary's Church has turned into a much bigger project than originally planned and has become a lot more expensive, says the chair of the church's finance committee. It's all because of “the horrible ...

'Kurt Bestor Christmas' returns with Lexi Walker, Wesley Bell Ringers - Deseret News

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 01:45 PM PST


Deseret News

'Kurt Bestor Christmas' returns with Lexi Walker, Wesley Bell Ringers
Deseret News
The Wesley Bell Ringers was formed in 1963 and started with 25 handbells, according to a history on its website, and has since expanded to include 10 octaves of bells and two octaves of hand chimes, cup bells, silver melody bells, a carillon and a ...

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Morecambe Christmas tree festival brings sparkle and joy - Countywide

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 01:07 PM PST


Morecambe Christmas tree festival brings sparkle and joy
Countywide
... Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday, invites shoppers and browsers to its Lady's Guild Craft Fair from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The service will be filled with Christian symbolism, decorations and music by the choir and ...

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A Slovenian fairytale - Chandigarh Tribune

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 10:41 AM PST


A Slovenian fairytale
Chandigarh Tribune
Driving up to the Bled castle gives you great view of the Alpine panorama — the storybook castle complete with ramparts, towers and moat and Disneyesque red conical brick roofs and the glacial lake with the island. The castle used to be the residence ...

Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel - Stars and Stripes

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 10:40 AM PST


Stars and Stripes

Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel
Stars and Stripes
"Every year, when we light the tree, usually there is a huge display of fireworks, but this year we will ring church bells instead," said Baboun. The bells, she added, will remind everyone "that we exist despite all the catastrophes." The latest wave ...

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Woman at center of California shooting still a mystery - Al-Arabiya

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 09:30 AM PST


Al-Arabiya

Woman at center of California shooting still a mystery
Al-Arabiya
“Every year, when we light the tree, usually there is a huge display of fireworks, but this year we will ring church bells instead,” said Baboun. The bells, she added, will remind everyone “that we exist despite all the catastrophes.” The latest wave ...

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DAVID HOLSTED: Gotta get in the Christmas mood - Harrison Daily (subscription)

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 06:35 AM PST


DAVID HOLSTED: Gotta get in the Christmas mood
Harrison Daily (subscription)
Gotta go to church Christmas dinner. Gotta gastrointestinal problem. Gotta guess it was the turkey on top of the roast beef on top of the wild pig on top of the lasagna on top of the dressing on top of the mashed potatoes on top of the deviled eggs on ...

London by night - Financial Times

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 05:17 AM PST


Financial Times

London by night
Financial Times
A local, he welcomes the changes. “Twenty years ago, 10 years ago, ... They'd go to the centre of the city to carouse in pubs and do things like climb the towers of churches and ring the bells in the middle of the night. They were a constant thorn in ...

MLA and ex press officer settle dispute - Lurgan Mail

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 05:13 AM PST


Lurgan Mail

MLA and ex press officer settle dispute
Lurgan Mail
... High Sheriff for Co Armagh, he is a Justice of the Peace. He is a past president and life member of Waringstown Cricket Club, a director of Glenavon Football Club and a former bell-ringer, member of the vestry and glebe warden of Shankill Parish ...

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Church choirs to come together Dec. 5 in Littleton ... - Wicked Local Littleton

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 01:06 AM PST


Wicked Local Littleton

Church choirs to come together Dec. 5 in Littleton ...
Wicked Local Littleton
He said sometimes the bell ringers of the Congregational Church are able to perform, but other years, they are booked elsewhere. Attendance has increased steadily, Whatcott said. “It snows some years, but still people came,” he said. The audience fills ...

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Christmas festivals to fill your weekend - Chorley Guardian

Posted: 05 Dec 2015 12:04 AM PST


Chorley Guardian

Christmas festivals to fill your weekend
Chorley Guardian
Santa and his reindeers also make an appearance, as well as carol singers and bell-ringers. In Chorley, Father Christmas will be at Astley Hall every weekend in December, and the town centre will come alive with festive music and entertainment every ...

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Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel - kwwl.com

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 10:54 PM PST


kwwl.com

Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel
kwwl.com
"Every year, when we light the tree, usually there is a huge display of fireworks, but this year we will ring church bells instead," said Baboun. The bells, she added, will remind everyone "that we exist despite all the catastrophes." The latest wave ...

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Open Doors listings for Dec. 5 - The Providence Journal

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 09:18 PM PST


The Providence Journal

Open Doors listings for Dec. 5
The Providence Journal
6, 12:30 to 4 p.m. The tour of 10 historic homes ready for the holidays starts at St. Paul's Parish House, Wickford Village, and includes kitchens, keeping rooms and dining areas. ... The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, is having a Festival of ...

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MATTERS OF FAITH - The State

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 09:07 PM PST


OracleHerald.com

MATTERS OF FAITH
The State
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF GREENWOOD: The Cecilia Ensemble will perform Christmas music 4 p.m. Dec. 13, 108 E. ... The service will be filled with Christian symbolism, decorations and music by the choir and bell ringers. (803) 256-8383 ...
Morecambe Christmas tree festival brings sparkle and joyCountywide
Christmas a musical time of yearNew Jersey Herald

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Video of Sydney woman playing former church's chimes goes viral - Cape Breton Post

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 06:10 PM PST


Cape Breton Post

Video of Sydney woman playing former church's chimes goes viral
Cape Breton Post
By day, Glenda Watt is a personal trainer. But when she can steal a few moments, she makes her way into the bell tower at the Highland Arts Theatre in Sydney to perform on the former church's chimes. A video of Watt playing the carillon has been viewed ...

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Today: Burnham hosts Christmas fairs, carol singing and a polar bear! - Burnham-On-Sea

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 05:06 PM PST


Burnham-On-Sea

Today: Burnham hosts Christmas fairs, carol singing and a polar bear!
Burnham-On-Sea
A busy Saturday of Christmas events is scheduled to take place in the Burnham-On-Sea area today. We've highlighted some of the key events happening below... Burnham-On-Sea's Marine Cove gardens on the seafront are holding a free 'Carols in the Cove' ...

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Daily Planner calendar for Dec. 5 - Poughkeepsie Journal

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 04:09 PM PST


Daily Planner calendar for Dec. 5
Poughkeepsie Journal
Wide selection of vendors and crafters, raffles, food and fun including the dance talents of Gina Marie'z Performing Arts LLC, musical performances by the Highland High School woodwind ensemble and a special visit from Santa at noon. $2 per person ...

King's Norton, Leics

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Alternative placename spelling error corrected

Letter: She sat up at the bottom of the steps - The Suburban Times

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 03:00 PM PST


The Suburban Times

Letter: She sat up at the bottom of the steps
The Suburban Times
From cheerful bell-ringers to cardboard sign-holders, from dependable charities to darkened stairwells, we see the faces and hear the stories and, as we rush about, pause momentarily to consider what to do. We feel we should do something but what is ...

Rising from the ashes - Daily Reporter (blog)

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 02:02 PM PST


Daily Reporter (blog)

Rising from the ashes
Daily Reporter (blog)
Like the bell, made from a mold by the Cincinnati Bell Foundry decades ago, Cornerstone Church remains intact. “It wasn't just a building, it was a mold for us as a congregation,” said Derek Miller, pastor at the church since 1999. “But that is not the ...

The Cleveland Daily Banner - Cleveland Daily Banner

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 12:21 PM PST


The Cleveland Daily Banner
Cleveland Daily Banner
Utility raises its fee on SM opt-out Mike Bell to keynote ceremony Monday VFW event to honor WWII's Pearl Harbor By JOYANNA LOVE Banner Senior Staff Writer A time to stop and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the Japanese surprise ...

Prime Events - Florida Times-Union

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 09:04 AM PST


Prime Events
Florida Times-Union
Bell Ringers from Oceanway Assembly of God, 11 a.m., Oceanway Senior Center, 12215 Sago Ave. (904) 696-4331. ... AARP Driver Safety Course, registration 8:45 a.m., class 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., The Springs Church, 317 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park. Bring a ...

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Daily Meditation: Mindful Awareness - Huffington Post

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 08:41 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Mindful Awareness
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 post features a guided mindfulness meditation ...

Holiday events this weekend - Cincinnati.com

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 08:30 AM PST


Cincinnati.com

Holiday events this weekend
Cincinnati.com
The Living Nativity, 6-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Loveland United Methodist Church, 10975 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland. Sights and sounds of Bethlehem. Listen to Elizabeth .... Santa rappels down the side of the 525 Vine Building ...

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Tree festival proves to be a record breaker - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 07:48 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Tree festival proves to be a record breaker
LoughboroughEcho.net
The adult winner, St Botolph's Mens Fellowship, received the mounted Carillon Bell made by Taylor's Bell Foundry in Loughborough. First prize for the Children's category is the mounted Crystal Bell and was presented to Newcroft Primary School.

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Holiday services, music, more: Asheville faith news - Asheville Citizen-Times

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 06:49 AM PST


Asheville Citizen-Times

Holiday services, music, more: Asheville faith news
Asheville Citizen-Times
11 at First Baptist Church of Asheville, 5 Oak St. The exhibit is open 4-8 p.m. Dec. ... ASHEVILLE - The Bell Choir will be featured at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service Dec. .... Joella Newberry is flutist and Blaine Russell, also a ringer, is ...

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Want to Get Pregnant? Sit Here. - OZY

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 09:10 PM PST


OZY

Want to Get Pregnant? Sit Here.
OZY
The first vineyard landscape to be granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the town itself now holds just 2,000 inhabitants in its tile-clad, limestone-facaded buildings — a reflection of how it now primarily exists to draw tourism. The town boasts ...

Bell ringers make beautiful music - Princeton Union Eagle

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 06:58 PM PST


Princeton Union Eagle

Bell ringers make beautiful music
Princeton Union Eagle
bellringers1. Young people ages 5-10 in the Wednesday After-School Club at Immanuel Lutheran Church visited the Caley House Nov. 18 and performed a mini concert using bells. The “conductor” held color-coded flash cards that match the bells and guided ...

The Many Tricks And Traps Of Bloodborne: The Old Hunters - Siliconera

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 06:05 PM PST


Siliconera

The Many Tricks And Traps Of Bloodborne: The Old Hunters
Siliconera
My favorite tease comes from earlier in the area and involves a section that looks just like the Grand Cathedral from the main game. This was ... Occasionally when you're making your way through an area, you'll hear a bell ringing from somewhere. This ...

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The holidays bring cozy house tours - Tribune-Review

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 05:55 PM PST


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