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Bells will toll in Limerick to remember Somme sacrifice - Limerick Post

Posted: 26 Jun 2016 06:02 AM PDT


Limerick Post

Bells will toll in Limerick to remember Somme sacrifice
Limerick Post
To commemorate the centenary of the start of this bloodiest of battles, churches have been invited to toll a funeral bell for ten minutes from 7.30am on the morning of July 1, the precise moment that soldiers climbed from the safety of their trenches ...

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Ailing 'Gifting Tables' Leader Fears Return To Prison - Hartford Courant

Posted: 26 Jun 2016 04:21 AM PDT


Hartford Courant

Ailing 'Gifting Tables' Leader Fears Return To Prison
Hartford Courant
NEW HAVEN — Church bells ring at the top of the hour throughout downtown New Haven one recent Friday afternoon. Though pleasant sounding on this warm spring .... She built the Eiffel Tower, the Big Ben clock tower and a sleigh. Her group re-enacted ...

The End is nearing for Black Sabbath - Dublin People

Posted: 26 Jun 2016 02:45 AM PDT


Dublin People

The End is nearing for Black Sabbath
Dublin People
IT STARTED nearly five decades ago with a crack of thunder, a distant bell ringing and then that monstrous riff that shook the earth. It was the heaviest rock sound ever heard. In that moment Heavy Metal was born, created by a young band from ...

Community calendar from June 26 - Troy Record

Posted: 25 Jun 2016 10:10 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 26
Troy Record
This free event begins at 11:30 a.m. at Shaker Pointe, One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet. If you're interested in learning ... FIRST FRIDAY SERVICES: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, located at 600 State Street, (corner of State and Lafayette Streets ...

New Eagle Scouts in Utah Valley for June 26 - Daily Herald

Posted: 25 Jun 2016 06:31 PM PDT


New Eagle Scouts in Utah Valley for June 26
Daily Herald
Spencer Bartholomew, 16, of Springville. Helped at the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum by taking down pictures, moving large artifacts, repairing walls, prepping and repainting them, and then cleaning and rehanging pictures. Dalin Arave, 16, of Lehi.

Peal of bells was part of colonial village life - Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: 25 Jun 2016 01:48 PM PDT


Santa Fe New Mexican

Peal of bells was part of colonial village life
Santa Fe New Mexican
From that day forward, the sound of bells has remained a familiar part of Southwestern village life. In times past, before the noise level of modern civilization eroded the normal silences of rural New Mexico, the peal of the church or mission bell ...

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Romancing colonial heritage - Daily Pioneer

Posted: 25 Jun 2016 11:38 AM PDT


Daily Pioneer

Romancing colonial heritage
Daily Pioneer
The bell of the church has its own story. After the earthquake, the church was almost destroyed and its bell tower collapsed, breaking the bell into pieces. Soon a donation drive was started to buy a new bell for the church, and finally in 1915, a new ...

Michael Palin sends message of support to Sudbury 'Clangers' - East Anglian Daily Times

Posted: 25 Jun 2016 02:08 AM PDT


East Anglian Daily Times

Michael Palin sends message of support to Sudbury 'Clangers'
East Anglian Daily Times
The group initially formed in 2009 after a set of 17th Century handbells was discovered in the tower of historic church. Since then, they have flourished with a series of ... Meanwhile the Sudbury Clangers are busy rehearsing for a celebration of hand ...

The bell tolls for Newburgh - Fife Today

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:39 PM PDT


Fife Today

The bell tolls for Newburgh
Fife Today
Assets in Newburgh's Common Good Fund are to be liquidated to pay for a survey of the town's belfry and tower at the former Town Halls. Members of Fife Council's north east area committee agreed the move this week after hearing that an initial survey ...

Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, Pope tells Armenians - Catholic Herald Online

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:22 PM PDT


Catholic Herald Online

Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, Pope tells Armenians
Catholic Herald Online
His entrance into Holy Etchmiadzin, as it commonly is known, was heralded with the pealing of church bells. As the Pope and Patriarch processed down the aisle between crowds of flag-waving faithful, a deacon led them, swinging an incense burner.

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Trail Dust: Peal of bells was part of colonial village life - Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 10:13 PM PDT


Santa Fe New Mexican

Trail Dust: Peal of bells was part of colonial village life
Santa Fe New Mexican
... the usual size” and donated by the king. Upon taking possession of the new land at the site of El Paso, Oñate conducted an impressive and noisy ceremony. Quite likely one or more of the bells was hauled forth to celebrate the event with thunderous ...

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The doors are open to tour historic churches in downtown Edmonton - Edmonton Journal

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 02:01 PM PDT


Edmonton Journal

The doors are open to tour historic churches in downtown Edmonton
Edmonton Journal
The Basilica's bronze bells were installed in 1990. These three brass bells, cast in Holland, provide melodious sounds that can be heard regularly in the Oliver neighbourhood. Today, all three bells are used in a one-minute peal before weekend masses, ...

Earle M. Chiles, longtime Portland Pilots supporter, dies at 83 - OregonLive.com

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:50 AM PDT


OregonLive.com

Earle M. Chiles, longtime Portland Pilots supporter, dies at 83
OregonLive.com
Earle M. Chiles, a member of the University of Portland's Board of Regents since 1975, died Thursday following a long illness. Chiles, 83, provided the main donation to build Chiles Center, named after his parents Earle A. and Virginia H. and the ...

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Country Music Turns to God In Turbulent Social Period - Billboard

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:39 AM PDT


Billboard

Country Music Turns to God In Turbulent Social Period
Billboard
Florida Georgia Line's “H.O.L.Y.” and Carrie Underwood's “Church Bells” — songs that reference religious symbolism in earthly stories — are both in the top 10. Craig Campbell's “Outskirts of Heaven” resides at No. 50, and two other titles that played ...

June 24, 2016 in Features: Master strategist at Chateau Angélus - Sommelier India (blog)

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 03:50 AM PDT


Sommelier India (blog)

June 24, 2016 in Features: Master strategist at Chateau Angélus
Sommelier India (blog)
It is said that in the old days here you could hear the church bells of no less than three churches sounding the Angélus; hence the château's name. (The Angelus is a prayer that recalls Christ's Incarnation and was traditionally recited three times a ...

Workshop rings a bell - Daventry Express

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 03:22 AM PDT


Daventry Express

Workshop rings a bell
Daventry Express
“Here you can see the fine 10 bells above you while a quietened bell is raised and rung for you to see how the mechanism works. “After seeing the clock and the ancient chiming barrel, come back down to the ringing room where a short demonstration of ...

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'The day Sussex died' ... 100 years ago - Eastbourne Herald

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 02:56 AM PDT


'The day Sussex died' ... 100 years ago
Eastbourne Herald
Schools across Sussex are learning about this battle and Eastbourne's Bishop Bell School is bringing some students to Richebourg to pay their respects. Although there is understandably much focus on the Battle of the Somme, which commenced on July 1, ...

Years Ago: June 23 - Blair Enterprise Publishing

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 12:17 AM PDT


Years Ago: June 23
Blair Enterprise Publishing
Father Gene Walding, Pastor of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Charter Oak and St. Mary's in Ute, was honored with a reception at the Ute Town and Country Club, sponsored by St. Mary's Parish. Special guests ... Communities, churches, schools, fire ...

June 24-25: SFDanceworks, Monster Drawing Rally, Midwayville, Circus Bella, Mustache Harbor, The Freedom to Marry - San Francisco Examiner

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 12:01 AM PDT


San Francisco Examiner

June 24-25: SFDanceworks, Monster Drawing Rally, Midwayville, Circus Bella, Mustache Harbor, The Freedom to Marry
San Francisco Examiner
Sonos, S.F. Boys Chorus: The chorale and bell-ringing ensemble pay tribute to SFBC founder Madi Bacon in a concert including a new work by Sonos director Jim Meredith. [7:30 p.m,, Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison St., Oakland]. Carolina ...

Somme marked in Hillsborough - Ulster Star

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 11:39 PM PDT


Ulster Star

Somme marked in Hillsborough
Ulster Star
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 ...

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What's Pixie Day in Ottery St Mary? It's a scream! - Sidmouth Herald

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 11:16 PM PDT


What's Pixie Day in Ottery St Mary? It's a scream!
Sidmouth Herald
Children of the town take centre stage for the Pixie's Revenge in the Square at 6.30pm, when scores of screaming youngsters run through the town to capture the bell ringers in the parish church. According to legend, Pixie Day dates back to before the ...

Ocean City church under renovation - Ocean City Today

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 08:34 PM PDT


Ocean City Today

Ocean City church under renovation
Ocean City Today
St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church began its restoration project about a year ago with the demolition of the adjacent rectory in addition to repairs to the bell tower and its estimated renovations will take at least two years to complete on the corner ...

Double grant to fund church roof repairs in North Perrott - View News

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 07:57 AM PDT


View News

Double grant to fund church roof repairs in North Perrott
View News
It is dedicated to St Martin and is of cruciform structure with a tower, supported by four arches, and containing a clock with Westminster chimes, and six bells, which were completely restored and retuned in 2009. A spokesperson for National Churches ...

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SFA Board of Regents approve Griffith Fine Arts Carillon Bells Project - Gilmer Mirror

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 07:53 AM PDT


Gilmer Mirror

SFA Board of Regents approve Griffith Fine Arts Carillon Bells Project
Gilmer Mirror
Built in 1959 as part of the Griffith Fine Arts Building's original blueprints, the bell tower currently houses 15 bells. The restoration project will add 10 bells to create a carillon, a two-octave musical instrument that consists of 25 cast-bronze ...

Rhythm of the ring | Chennai NYOOOZ - NYOOOZ

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:40 AM PDT


NYOOOZ

Rhythm of the ring | Chennai NYOOOZ
NYOOOZ
In a ceremony known as Joya no Kane, people queue up to ring the temple bells 108 times, which is done as part of the Japanese New Year celebrations. The temple ... Gionato, a friend, said that church bells were rung for various reasons. The bell's ...

Lammas, near Aylsham, invaded by gnomes from around the world - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:31 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Lammas, near Aylsham, invaded by gnomes from around the world
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The weekend will start with a quarter peal of bells from the tower, where there is ample parking and visitors can pick up a Gardens Open map. The Lammas Gno-Gno-Gnome trail is one of the attractions of a fundraising weekend. There will be singers in ...

Rhythm of the ring - The Hindu

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 03:57 AM PDT


The Hindu

Rhythm of the ring
The Hindu
The bonsho was also used in a modern composition, 'Olympic Campanology,' for the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964. In a ceremony known as Joya no Kane, people queue up to ring the temple bells 108 times, which is done as part of the ...

1000 years on, Sherston commemorates the battle between Cnut the Great and King Edmund - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 01:51 AM PDT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

1000 years on, Sherston commemorates the battle between Cnut the Great and King Edmund
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
The entertainment kicks off in full on Saturday at 10.16am at the Recreation Ground however, with a bar, BBQ, weapons display, bellringing and the much-anticipated re-enactment of the Battle of Sherston. Children will also have the opportunity to get ...

Big Birthday bash this weekend for historic milestones - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 11:01 PM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Big Birthday bash this weekend for historic milestones
LoughboroughEcho.net
... 20th anniversary of the Loughborough Council of Faiths, 40 years of the Geeta Bhawan Centre, 50 years of Rosebery St Peters, nearly 50 years of Human Rights and Equalities Charnwood and 30 years since John Taylor's Bell Foundry opened its museum.

Carillon concert series begins at Yale Sunday evening - Middletown Press

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 09:58 PM PDT


Carillon concert series begins at Yale Sunday evening
Middletown Press
As it's explained on Wikipedia, the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America defines a carillon as “a musical instrument consisting of at least two octaves of carillon bells arranged in chromatic series and played from a keyboard permitting control of ...

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June 23: Explore the day's history through photos - Fayetteville Observer

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 09:07 PM PDT


Fayetteville Observer

June 23: Explore the day's history through photos
Fayetteville Observer
The first of 104 new bronze traffic control towers, which will line Fifth Avenue, New York City, from Washington Square to 60th Street, was unveiled in front of the New York Public Library at 41st Street, June 23, 1931. Photo shows principals .... Anti ...

Norwich University Bell Concerts Kick Off July 2 - vtdigger.org

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 07:25 PM PDT


Norwich University Bell Concerts Kick Off July 2
vtdigger.org
The largest musical instrument in the world, the carillon is played with both hands and feet. Notes are played by striking levers stoutly wired to the clappers of a tower's many bells. Norwich's carillon, one of only two such instruments in the state ...

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Adding their names in Old Main at Kutztown University - Reading Eagle

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:56 PM PDT


Adding their names in Old Main at Kutztown University
Reading Eagle
The Kutztown State Normal School, the campus' first building, was built in 1866. It was demolished and the current Old Main building was opened in 1893. The clock was added to the tower as a gift from the Class of 1910. The original 1866 bell cracked ...

Music, art featured in Mason City garden tour - Mason City Globe Gazette

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:51 PM PDT


Mason City Globe Gazette

Music, art featured in Mason City garden tour
Mason City Globe Gazette
Sponsored by the Trinity Lutheran Church Bronze Bell Choir, it is a fundraiser for Lissa Pohlman, a ringer in the bell choir, who is a breast cancer patient. Admission is a freewill offering. The tour features photography by Bruce McKee and music ...

Warren church steeple project a lofty goal for congregation - The Providence Journal

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 02:20 PM PDT


The Providence Journal

Warren church steeple project a lofty goal for congregation
The Providence Journal
There, at the pinnacle of the seaside town's skyline, towers the steeple of the 171-year-old First United Methodist Church of Warren and Bristol, long a navigational aid for mariners. Unlike its glory days, however, on this afternoon it's bereft of ...

Military Aid to Israel Will Increase Under a Trump Administration, Says Advisor - Breitbart News

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 02:19 PM PDT


Breitbart News

Military Aid to Israel Will Increase Under a Trump Administration, Says Advisor
Breitbart News
TEL AVIV – As the Obama administration and Israel continue to negotiate a Memorandum of Understanding to govern military aid to the Jewish state, Donald Trump adviser David Friedman told an Israeli news channel on Wednesday that Israel would receive ...

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Interview: Enos McLeod (Part 1) - United Reggae

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 01:42 PM PDT

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