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How to revive the music industry: Imogen Heap explains why blockchain could bring about a music revolution - City A.M.

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 12:49 PM PDT


City A.M.

How to revive the music industry: Imogen Heap explains why blockchain could bring about a music revolution
City A.M.
One of blockchain's most vocal bell-ringers is the Grammy Award-winning, UK singer, songwriter and producer Imogen Heap. “Blockchain is completely enabling us to rethink the basic, core structure of how monetary distribution works in the industry ...

Fight for Gay Rights Far from Over at Small Town Manitoba Pride March - VICE

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 12:21 PM PDT


VICE

Fight for Gay Rights Far from Over at Small Town Manitoba Pride March
VICE
But it was clear that for the people involved—many of whom carried messages that said "God is love" and encouraged people to "love thy neighbour"—none of the bells and whistles mattered. "I came very close to ending my life many times," trans teen ...

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Home Cookin' - Clevelandmagazine.com

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 11:43 AM PDT


Clevelandmagazine.com

Home Cookin'
Clevelandmagazine.com
A former intern who dropped out of college to join the restoration firm, Semersky has owned VIP since 2007. But when one of Sterle's owners died and the other wanted to retire, ... Semersky's grandparents lived down the street from Sterle's on Bonna ...

News of the Weird for July 10 - Daily Herald

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 08:17 AM PDT


Daily Herald

News of the Weird for July 10
Daily Herald
More and more churches ("hundreds," according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a "money-back guarantee" if they tithe 10 percent (or more) of their income for 90 days -- but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently ...

The CCCBR President's blog

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 07:30 AM PDT

Chris Mew's July post is now online.

Just for the laughs - Times of Malta

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 02:33 AM PDT


Times of Malta

Just for the laughs
Times of Malta
Unless you are drinking in the undercroft of St George Church in Bloomsbury in central London. “How about a ... “The big idea is to make comedy an essential part of London tourism and ring-fence British comedy as the best in the world.” He was ...

Dun Pawl Micallef – a meritorious, saintly priest - Times of Malta

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 01:36 AM PDT


Times of Malta

Dun Pawl Micallef – a meritorious, saintly priest
Times of Malta
Since he believed that the rolling of drums had more charm than the pealing of bells, he organised bands, set up drama festivals, encouraged football and introduced beneficial pastimes. Dun Pawl and the boys who were under his care remained in Charity ...

At Valley Forge, a battle to save a chapel - Philly.com

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 12:02 AM PDT


Philly.com

At Valley Forge, a battle to save a chapel
Philly.com
"These bells have a special tone to them," said Laage, a visiting carillonneur from Haslev, Demark, who kicked off the chapel's free summer concert series Wednesday night. "It's a beautiful instrument, beautiful touch, and the sound of the bells ...

Bell ringers mark 100 years since Battle of the Somme - Eastbourne Herald

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 11:02 PM PDT


Eastbourne Herald

Bell ringers mark 100 years since Battle of the Somme
Eastbourne Herald
... St Mary's bells were rung in a quarter peal of “Cambridge Minor” by Alan and Christine Baldock, Pauline Kennard, Sandra Titherley and Frances and Peter Bradford, supported by St Mary's Tower Captain, Angela Long. The tenor bell, recently re ...

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Second time around: Pastor retires after return to ministry - Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 10:09 PM PDT


Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Second time around: Pastor retires after return to ministry
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
The church replaced its cramped fellowship hall with a new, roomier one. It repaired its bell tower, which had become so old and rickety that church members were afraid to ring the church bell. The neon cross, visible to drivers from State Route 64 ...

Time takes toll on rural churches - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 09:00 PM PDT


Scottsbluff Star Herald

Time takes toll on rural churches
Scottsbluff Star Herald
In the old days, the bell ringing was free of charge to those who had contributed to the purchase of the bell, but cost $1 for those who hadn't. “I guess it was pay now or pay later,” Caspers said. In the 1930s, as anti-German sentiments rose before ...

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Wildwood's George F. Boyer Museum preserving island history - Shore News Today

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 05:01 PM PDT


Shore News Today

Wildwood's George F. Boyer Museum preserving island history
Shore News Today
“There were two guys trying to steal it,” Brannen explained, pointing out a spot on the side of the bell's frame where saw marks are still apparent. “Evidently, once in a while they would put their foot here for leverage and when they did it would ring ...

Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Thu PN now not 2nd of month

Thornby, Northants

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Repairs completed: ringing suspension lifted

Grosse Pointe Yacht Club celebrates historic designation status - Crain's Detroit Business

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 05:50 AM PDT


Crain's Detroit Business

Grosse Pointe Yacht Club celebrates historic designation status
Crain's Detroit Business
The clubhouse also has a 187-foot bell tower designed by the same company that built the Liberty Bell for Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Meneely Bell Foundry. The club's 5,000 pound bronze bell is 5 feet tall and 4 inches thick. The application for ...

Shimla Christ Church clock to chime once again - Hindustan Times

Posted: 09 Jul 2016 02:21 AM PDT


Hindustan Times

Shimla Christ Church clock to chime once again
Hindustan Times
He said, “Shimlaites still recall the jingles of the church bells that stopped ringing quite long ago.” He said, “I had heard that German volunteers had made an effort to repair the church clocks during the mid- nineties, but they worked only for a few ...

Historic Cabot Schoolhouse gets original bell back - WCAX

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 02:35 PM PDT


Historic Cabot Schoolhouse gets original bell back
WCAX
Sharing with them the building's history, and a mystery. Shortly after the Lower Cabot Schoolhouse was built in the 1880s, bigger than most in the region, the bell from the tower went missing. "Upper Cabot was a little resentful ... Dana and Susan ...

Religion events from around the Washington area - Washington Post

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 02:16 PM PDT


Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Certified exercise instructor Judy Jurkowski teaches classes designed to relax and soothe, renew and restore. Focuses ... Tuesday and Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.: A docent-led tour of the highlights of the cathedral, its history, architecture and artwork ...

Thompson family celebrates Independence Day with bell-ringing - Morganton News Herald

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 12:21 PM PDT


Morganton News Herald

Thompson family celebrates Independence Day with bell-ringing
Morganton News Herald
Morganton Mayor Ronnie Thompson rings the bell at First Baptist Church of Valdese on Independence Day with his grandson, Phifer Settlemyer. .... He said the family has lunch together and then goes to the bell tower to take turns ringing the bell. Most ...

Epiphanies: Remembering Summer - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 08:25 AM PDT


Epiphanies: Remembering Summer
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Among the festivities marking the United States Bicentennial was a request to ring church bells throughout the land at two o'clock. At that precise moment, all bells were supposed to chime in a liberating spirit to let freedom ring. The congregation I ...

'The Ireland I visit now is not the same place I left behind' - Irish Times

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 07:04 AM PDT


Irish Times

'The Ireland I visit now is not the same place I left behind'
Irish Times
As I write the chimes from the bell tower peal out across the town, and I can hear the street dogs barking. I was born by the sea, and as I grew up it was a constant presence, likely to spring into ... But the truth is that I think of all this as my ...

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Those lost in first two weeks on the Somme - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 05:46 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Those lost in first two weeks on the Somme
LoughboroughEcho.net
2nd Lieutenant Arnold Bradley Taylor was born in Loughborough on January 23, 1894, the fourth son of John William and Annie Mary Taylor of the Bell Foundry, Loughborough. Arnold's parents were married in Loughborough in 1884 and lived at 63 ...

SFMTA Announces the Winners of the 53rd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 05:45 AM PDT


SFMTA Announces the Winners of the 53rd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
The contest had two divisions, one for cable car grips and conductors and another for amateur bell-ringers competing on behalf of the charity of their choice. “On behalf of the SFMTA Board of Directors, I want to offer our well-earned congratulations ...

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Patriarch Kirill invited to consecrate Russian cathedral in London - Interfax-Religion

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 05:45 AM PDT


Patriarch Kirill invited to consecrate Russian cathedral in London
Interfax-Religion
"The parish meeting confirmed the wish of the parishioners and the children of the Russian Orthodox Church living in the British Isles for His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to head the anniversary celebrations. The relevant invitation was sent by ...

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Bobby Kennedy: the most trusted white man in black America - POLITICO.eu

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 03:58 AM PDT


POLITICO.eu

Bobby Kennedy: the most trusted white man in black America
POLITICO.eu
Bobby was in Indiana for the first of the big primary tests in his improbable campaign for president. He got word of the shooting as he was boarding a plane from Muncie to Indianapolis; by the time he landed, King was dead. An outdoor rally had been ...

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Helen of Troy's (HELE) CEO Julien Mininberg on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha

Posted: 08 Jul 2016 01:04 AM PDT


Helen of Troy's (HELE) CEO Julien Mininberg on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Also, this coming Monday, July 11, is a very exciting day for us, as we will celebrate Helen of Troy's 40th anniversary of being a NASDAQ-listed company by ringing the opening bell to begin trading. Quite a milestone. We're very ... We believe the ...

Story of woman's revolutionary family history rings true - Omaha World-Herald

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 10:36 PM PDT


Omaha World-Herald

Story of woman's revolutionary family history rings true
Omaha World-Herald
In September 1777, as pastor of the Zion Reformed United Church of Christ in Northampton (today known as Allentown), Pennsylvania, Blumer and members of his congregation devised a plan to save the Liberty Bell from the British. The Liberty Bell was ...

Oscar Lake Lutheran Church marks 150th anniversary - Alexandria Echo Press

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 10:14 PM PDT


Alexandria Echo Press

Oscar Lake Lutheran Church marks 150th anniversary
Alexandria Echo Press
In 1884, H.L. Lewis donated a two-acre plot of land on which the present church, a 62' x 32' x 18' structure with an 80 foot tower, was built. ... The damage was repaired, but because the bell cradle had to be welded, only the clapper moves to ring the ...

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Around the area - Observer-Reporter

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 06:50 PM PDT


Observer-Reporter

Around the area
Observer-Reporter
Burgettstown Presbyterian Church, 1325 Main St., will hold a combined worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Bell Avenue Park, Burgettstown. Dr. Page ... 724-222-7488. At Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, Sunday worship ...

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The hills are alive: Ambassador Lewis does O'Fallon proud - O'Fallon Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:22 PM PDT


O'Fallon Weekly (press release) (subscription)

The hills are alive: Ambassador Lewis does O'Fallon proud
O'Fallon Weekly (press release) (subscription)
... eat while watching the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace. Then, we traveled to the Tower of London, where we saw the tower, it's walls, and the Crown Jewel exhibit (which had hundreds of golden kitchen supplies, crowns, scepters, and rings).

Cleveland Arts listings for July 8-14: Carillon Concerts at the Alexander McGaffin Carillon & More - cleveland.com

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 02:40 PM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Arts listings for July 8-14: Carillon Concerts at the Alexander McGaffin Carillon & More
cleveland.com
The McGaffin Carillon bells in the tower of the Church of the Covenant which will be played every Friday at 12:15 p.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday during July. .... 155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls. 440-247-7507 or valleyartcenter.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday ...

The making of Perth - Perth Now

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 09:06 AM PDT


Perth Now

The making of Perth
Perth Now
If you're a visitor to Perth and/or under the age of 30, then none of these references will be ringing any bells. If you're a visitor and actually looking to ring some bells, like, literally, then head on down to the river's edge and visit The Bell ...

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Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville; Quarter Peal, Music Bash, Circular Walk - Cambridge News

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:46 AM PDT


Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville; Quarter Peal, Music Bash, Circular Walk
Cambridge News
The ringers and friends joined the family for refreshments afterwards. The whole of the Johnson family are extremely grateful to the bellringers who regularly support this annual quarter peal as too other village families whose children have tragically ...

Battle of the Somme soldier's 'premonition' of his death two years earlier - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:41 AM PDT


Somerset County Gazette

Battle of the Somme soldier's 'premonition' of his death two years earlier
Somerset County Gazette
He was born in Canon Street in 1890, later living in St James Street, between the Ring of Bells and the church. Freddie attended St James School and then ... "He knew he had been badly hit, but no word of complaint touched his lips." A tablet ...

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Brave Oscar, 5, rings hospital bell marking end of cancer treatment - Melton Times

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:34 AM PDT


Melton Times

Brave Oscar, 5, rings hospital bell marking end of cancer treatment
Melton Times
Since 1990 the charity has proudly granted over 16,000 wishes across the UK, with people's donations and fundraising helping to make their dreams come true. Oscar's dad, Ryan, said: “We were all so happy to see Oscar ring the hospital's treatment bell ...

First female competitor to join in cable car bell-ringing contest - San Francisco Examiner

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:12 AM PDT


San Francisco Examiner

First female competitor to join in cable car bell-ringing contest
San Francisco Examiner
Now a cable car conductor, Griffin said she was urged to enter the bell ringing contest to further women's place in Muni's history. She's especially proud that she and her friend, cable car grip Willa Johnson, were the only female crew to ever work a ...

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Week Ahead What's On Listings 07-07-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 12:07 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 07-07-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton. Tel: 01254 852986. Thu, Jul 7 only. David Gest Is Not Dead But Alive With Soul Tour!: featuring performances from music legends Russell Thompkins Jr, Deniece Williams, Peabo Bryson, The Tymes and Freda Payne. From £20.50. 8pm ...

Secret Venice: Things to see and do beyond St Mark's - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Secret Venice: Things to see and do beyond St Mark's
Telegraph.co.uk
The bell-tower affords the best bird's-eye view over Venice and, having a lift, this campanile can even be scaled by those with limited mobility. Less well-known, the cloisters and former monastic buildings can be visited on guided tours organised by ...

Je ne comprends pas - the curious case of the DS 4 - the Irish News

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 05:07 PM PDT<

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