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Opinion/Commentary: To give or not to give? Divining avenues of altruism can be imprecise undertaking - The Daily Progress

Posted: 07 Feb 2016 05:36 AM PST


The Daily Progress

Opinion/Commentary: To give or not to give? Divining avenues of altruism can be imprecise undertaking
The Daily Progress
Holiday bell ringers have ceased their call for charitable giving, while reminders of those less fortunate than ourselves are still evident on many street corners. Walking the Charlottesville Downtown Mall or driving the main thoroughfares, one can't ...

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Turning Year: Implications of a fixed Easter - Scarborough Today

Posted: 07 Feb 2016 03:12 AM PST


Scarborough Today

Turning Year: Implications of a fixed Easter
Scarborough Today
The signal to start frying was the ringing of a church bell. Scarborough's current pancake bell is hung at the junction of Newborough and North Street, not far from the site of the medieval bell. Today it's rung at noon before the pancake racing, and ...

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Visit This Overlooked European Capital Before Everyone Else Does - Yahoo Travel

Posted: 06 Feb 2016 07:42 PM PST


Yahoo Travel

Visit This Overlooked European Capital Before Everyone Else Does
Yahoo Travel
... Lotrščak – a large, scalable tower dating back to the thirteenth century built to guard the southern gate of the town wall. Amazingly, the keepers of this tower continue the tradition of signaling the exact midday hour to church bell-ringers ...

Memorial to man who made the Mallard runs into row over a duck - The Guardian

Posted: 06 Feb 2016 04:05 PM PST


The Guardian

Memorial to man who made the Mallard runs into row over a duck
The Guardian
A campaign by people on Facebook by people who have no connection or involvement, well, we don't regard that as significant or of any real importance.” Sir Nigel's statue was cast last week at the Bell Foundry in London's East End. There was no duck.

Football, So Beautiful for Fans, Scars Players With Dementia - New York Times

Posted: 06 Feb 2016 11:34 AM PST


New York Times

Football, So Beautiful for Fans, Scars Players With Dementia
New York Times
With each of the headbanging concussions that the players call “bell ringers,” the evidence mounts that football has a C.T.E. problem that is steadily undermining the joy of the game. It has reached the point where more and more retired players ...

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Pancake bell will ring out in Burbage - Hinckley Times

Posted: 06 Feb 2016 05:45 AM PST


Hinckley Times

Pancake bell will ring out in Burbage
Hinckley Times
“The Curfew bell is rung at eight o'clock from Michaelmas-day to Lady-day. “The Pancake bell is rung on Shrove Tuesday at eleven o'clock in the morning.” St Catherine's bellringers will in fact be ringing all the church bells, in a quarter peal, which ...

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Check out our slate of Daily Kos-endorsed candidates - The Observer Star

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 10:20 PM PST


The Observer Star

Check out our slate of Daily Kos-endorsed candidates
The Observer Star
I wept briefly when the 13th Amendment passed, to cheers and peeling church bells, and then shook with sobs as the final credits rolled. Part of my reaction is a tribute to the performances, particularly Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln, and Tommy Lee Jones ...

Expert craftsmen repair Glasgow University belltower - Herald Scotland

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 04:11 PM PST


Herald Scotland

Expert craftsmen repair Glasgow University belltower
Herald Scotland
IT has dominated the skyline of Scotland's biggest city since 1887. But Glasgow University's belltower will remain shrouded in scaffolding until April as craftsmen continue with major repairs to the fabric of the historic building. Work on the A-listed ...

Great Malvern, Worcs

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

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Otford, Kent

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facilty added

Snarky Puppy: A House Built on Solid Funk - New York Times

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 12:47 PM PST


New York Times

Snarky Puppy: A House Built on Solid Funk
New York Times
“I know you're all wondering why I called you together,” David Crosby said to peals of laughter as he sat down. Mr. Crosby, the crinkly folk-rock eminence, had come to Lil' Frankie's in the East Village for dinner with a half-dozen members of the group ...

Praying with the Church - Catholic Culture

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 12:16 PM PST


Praying with the Church
Catholic Culture
When I read the works of scholars who suggest, “The early Church placed on the lips of Jesus…” my inner alarm bells go off. The implication is clear. The early Church placed its own words on the lips of Jesus to proclaim a message that is either ...

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Church Bells - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 11:38 AM PST


Church Bells
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)
... the full scope of emotions: happiness, relief, sorrow, anguish, depending on the particular bell-ringing situation. Celebratory church bells ring at the end of Tchaikovsky's “1812 Overture,” and there is the bell that, according to Gordon Lightfoot ...

Daily Meditation: Permanence And Impermanence - Huffington Post

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 08:02 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Permanence And Impermanence
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 poem by 19th century Austrian ...

Plans for refurbishing Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton - Stroud News and Journal

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 07:38 AM PST


Stroud News and Journal

Plans for refurbishing Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton
Stroud News and Journal
A FIRST draft of plans for refurbishing Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton, will be available for public view at a special open morning at the parish church on Saturday, March 5. The plans ... Minchinhampton Rector the Rev Helen Bailey, churchwardens, and ...

Bells to fall silent as refurbishment starts - Biggleswade Today

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 07:13 AM PST


Biggleswade Today

Bells to fall silent as refurbishment starts
Biggleswade Today
“The ultimate aim is to establish our town's parish church as “a centre of excellence” in the county for bell ringing. “It already has a long standing reputation as a first class centre for this century's old expression of faith, having won several ...

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Bells to fall silent as refurbishment starts - Bedford Today

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 07:05 AM PST


Bedford Today

Bells to fall silent as refurbishment starts
Bedford Today
There they will be refurbished before joining two new bells which have already been cast, to create a peal of 10 tuned bells when they are replaced at the church in mid-May. Anthony Smith, Captain of Ringers at St Andrew's, said, “The Biggleswade ...

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The Interpreter - The Saturday Paper (subscription)

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 06:48 AM PST


The Saturday Paper (subscription)

The Interpreter
The Saturday Paper (subscription)
Felix Bellamy is a domestically inclined Swiss bureaucrat with a healthy distrust of polyglots: “Languages are like toothbrushes: the only one you should put into your mouth is your own.” To his distaste, he is put in charge of the interpreters ...

First World War soldier to be remembered with bell ringing in Milborne Port - Western Gazette

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 05:18 AM PST


Western Gazette

First World War soldier to be remembered with bell ringing in Milborne Port
Western Gazette
THE bells of a Milborne Port church will ring in memory of a First World War soldier who died aged 19. On Friday, February 26, at 6pm, the ... He was just 19 years old. The honour peal is among a series of commemorative rings taking place to mark the ...

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Northeast Ohio's most complete list of Lenten fish frys - cleveland.com

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 04:10 AM PST


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Northeast Ohio's most complete list of Lenten fish frys
cleveland.com
... than to attend a fish fry. Every year, Northeast Ohio churches, schools and civic organizations hold fundraiser "frys" - and this year, cleveland.com's annual guide to area non-profit fish frys includes 90 of them. Here's our list. ... Sides: Onion ...

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Kenya: The Appeal of Uber, and What Taxi Drivers Should Know - AllAfrica.com

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 03:56 AM PST


Kenya: The Appeal of Uber, and What Taxi Drivers Should Know
AllAfrica.com
Marinelli Bell Foundry has been casting bells in a hidden corner of Italy for almost 1,000 years. The company has survived wars, floods, persecution, disasters and whatnot. It has a basic website and no social media presence though all visitors tweet ...

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Holy hotels: Stunning former churches you can actually spend the night in - CNN International

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 01:20 AM PST


Holy hotels: Stunning former churches you can actually spend the night in
CNN International
Each of its nine suites is filled with handpicked antiques sourced from flea markets throughout Morocco. In the nave there's a large salon for reading or sipping cocktails, while at the foot of the bell tower lies an alluring terrace with sun beds ...

Notes and notables: SS United State, Va. Senate righting wrongs, Freedom Bell - Daily Press

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 04:10 PM PST


Notes and notables: SS United State, Va. Senate righting wrongs, Freedom Bell
Daily Press
The SS United States may cruise again. The vintage ocean liner, built in Newport News and launched in 1951, has been optioned for purchase by a major cruise line that plans to renovate the ship and re-establish its Trans-Atlantic routes out of New York.

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Historic Ocean City Church Undergoing Major Renovation Project - The Dispatch

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 03:52 PM PST


The Dispatch

Historic Ocean City Church Undergoing Major Renovation Project
The Dispatch
On Monday, the ancient steeple and bell tower at the historic church on the corner of Baltimore Avenue and Talbot Street was removed and is now undergoing a major restoration in a lot adjacent to the church. The lot used to house the church ... St ...

Catholic church expects to draw crowds for Saturday feast - The Malaysian Insider

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 03:13 PM PST


Catholic church expects to draw crowds for Saturday feast
The Malaysian Insider
The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes is one of the three main Catholic churches in the city. It was established in 1905 for the Indian Catholic community in the Silibin area of Ipoh. The Gothic architecture building with a belfry bell tower in front was ...

Siste nytt fra Øst-London - Dagens Næringsliv

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 12:23 PM PST


Siste nytt fra Øst-London
Dagens Næringsliv
Noen av bedriftene har også vært her i årevis, som Whitechapel Bell Foundry fra 1570 som laget Big Ben og fortsatt lager klokker, sier forfatter og designskribent Katie Treggiden, som blant annet står bak bloggen Confessionsofadesigngeek.com. De ...

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BREZSNY'S ASTROLOGY • Feb. 04-10, 2016 - Monterey County Weekly

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 10:56 AM PST


Monterey County Weekly

BREZSNY'S ASTROLOGY • Feb. 04-10, 2016
Monterey County Weekly
That's because the influences that unbalance you will be the same influences that tickle your fancy and charge your batteries and ring your bell and sizzle your bacon. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The African Association was a 19th-century British group ...

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Public Notices - Columbia Star

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 10:48 AM PST


Public Notices
Columbia Star
Oliver Clinzy -unit#- E14- Church stand, riser Cedric McCoy-unit#-K04- stove, small air compressor, headboard, dresser mirror, table saw Lowanna Strickland-unit#- K06- Computer, chairs, boxes, bags, stereo, end tables Cornelius Casola-unit#- ..... LIS ...

FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM - Wicked Local Hingham

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 06:36 AM PST


Wicked Local Hingham

FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM
Wicked Local Hingham
TOUR: The Hingham Memorial Bell Tower, 68R Main St. (next to Old Ship Church), will host an open house from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. Visitors can learn about the practice of Change Bell Ringing. The Bell Tower will offer an opportunity to ...

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Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 01:28 AM PST


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
At 11.30am, there is All-in-Church, a service aimed at families but all are welcome, and at 5pm there will be a Songs of Praise to celebrate Candlemas when Holy Trinity's bellringers will attempt a full peal. This will be the 200th peal rung in Skipton ...

Free Will Astrology - Creative Loafing Atlanta

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 12:37 AM PST


Creative Loafing Atlanta

Free Will Astrology
Creative Loafing Atlanta
19-March 20): The Leaning Tower of Pisa is eight stories high, including its belfry, and tilts sideways at a four-degree angle. When builders started construction back in 1173, they laid a weak foundation in unstable soil, and the building has ... That ...
Free Will Astrology: High CompulsionSalt Lake City Weekly

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Historic church bell at risk of being melted down – bid to raise £5330 launched - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 12:25 AM PST


Warrington Guardian

Historic church bell at risk of being melted down – bid to raise £5330 launched
Warrington Guardian
Warrington Civic Society has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to save the Crosfield bell, which was collected from St Thomas' Church in Stockton Heath last month, before being transported to the John Taylor & Co foundry in Loughborough to be ...

Hundreds farewell Masterton chemist - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:41 PM PST


Hundreds farewell Masterton chemist
New Zealand Herald
His prominence as a long-time Freemason was honoured with Knight Masons, in full regalia, acting as pallbearers to carry his coffin into the church. Inside, his grandchildren sat around his coffin as Masonic leaders, pharmacy colleagues and family ...

A journey through Italy's lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites - L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:35 PM PST


L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)

A journey through Italy's lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites
L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)
Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning ...

Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month - The New Indian Express

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:19 PM PST


The New Indian Express

Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: Maternal is the word an alumnus of 150-year-old Bishop Cotton Boys' School uses to describe his relationship with his alma mater. Senior advocate Aditya Sondhi has written a book called The Order of the Crest about the alumni of the ...
Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month | Bengaluru NYOOOZNYOOOZ

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Woman makes North Robinson church her home, antique shop - Mansfield News Journal

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 03:22 PM PST


Mansfield News Journal

Woman makes North Robinson church her home, antique shop
Mansfield News Journal
she said with a laugh. Bryce demonstrated the bell ringing Tuesday. "Me and my brother would always come over and ring it when they had church services," he said. She also is in the midst of having an aviary, which she plans to enclose in old wooden ...

Tri-Town Weekly Community Calendar - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 02:48 PM PST


Tri-Town Weekly Community Calendar
KeepMEcurrent.com
Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, noon and 7:30 p.m.; AlAnon, Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Business Debtors Anonymous, Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. RSU 5 Board of Directors, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m ...

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Hopewell Area students celebrate the 100th day of class with STEAM - Timesonline.com

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 12:26 PM PST


Timesonline.com

Hopewell Area students celebrate the 100th day of class with STEAM
Timesonline.com
Students, from left, Brettan Cooper, Meghan Gaguzis, Mason Colonna, Cody Gruber (seated) and Nick Revier watch their tower of recycled products teeter but not quite fall as they attempt to make the nearby bell ring as part a Rube Goldberg machine ...

Astology forecast: Feb. 5-16, 2016 - Little Village

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