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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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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 - Miami Herald

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 10:54 PM PST


Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel
Miami Herald
"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


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 ...

MATTERS OF FAITH - The State

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 09:07 PM PST


ExaminerPost.com

MATTERS OF FAITH
The State
The service will be filled with Christian symbolism, decorations and music by the choir and bell ringers. (803) 256-8383; www.shandon-umc.org. SPRING VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH: One Bethlehem Night 5-7 p.m. Dec. 13, 91 Polo Road. Event will feature a ...
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 ...

Holiday Traditions from Around the World - JD Supra (press release)

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 06:04 PM PST


JD Supra (press release)

Holiday Traditions from Around the World
JD Supra (press release)
The fire department has the Toys for Tots sign out and before long I'm sure the Salvation Army's Santa Claus will be filling the air with merry peals from his bell on various corners in the city. It's that time of year when holiday cheer is spreading ...

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 ...

Gazette's holiday wish list for our community, country, and world in 2016 - Gazette Chicago

Posted: 04 Dec 2015 04:06 PM PST


Gazette Chicago

Gazette's holiday wish list for our community, country, and world in 2016
Gazette Chicago
For an increased number of aldermen willing to wear the badge of the Progressive movement and restore rights and opportunities for Chicago's working families. For Gov. Bruce Rauner, Speaker of the House Michael .... Several churches have closed in this ...

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 ...

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 holidays bring cozy house tours - Tribune-Review

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 05:55 PM PST


The holidays bring cozy house tours
Tribune-Review
6, showcasing a church and five historic homes in the borough. The event will include stops at the North Way Christian Community's Dormont campus off Potomac Avenue and at homes along nearby Espy and Glenmore avenues, with bell ringers and ...

The bell rings for this Salvation Army volunteers - Visalia Times-Delta

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 05:07 PM PST


Visalia Times-Delta

The bell rings for this Salvation Army volunteers
Visalia Times-Delta
It just became something I enjoyed and I looked forward to talking to people out there,” said Bishop, who admits it was tough to open up to people before he started bell ringing. “…you have to talk to the people, be nice to them and have a smile on ...

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Viral Video: Christmas carol finds worldwide audience - CTV News

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 03:40 PM PST


CTV News

Viral Video: Christmas carol finds worldwide audience
CTV News
Every day, Glenda Watt climbs the bell tower in the former St. Andrew's United Church to play carols. “I tend to forget that there ... Watts has been making the bells ring for the past two Christmas seasons, with the entire downtown as her audience ...

Fix It: Early morning church bells near Library Park - Kenosha News

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 02:00 PM PST


Kenosha News

Fix It: Early morning church bells near Library Park
Kenosha News
The noise it makes: the bells ring every quarter hour. At the 15-, 30-, and 45-minute marks there ... Matthew Buterbaugh wrote, “The clock bells at St. Matthew's have been ringing every quarter hour for nearly 120 years, except when the clock has been ...

Ding, dong, cold case solved - Sedona Red Rock News

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 12:28 PM PST


Ding, dong, cold case solved
Sedona Red Rock News
According to current rector Mary Piotrowski, a youth member of the church at the time was privy to the location of the bell and the circumstances surrounding its whereabouts. He was sworn to secrecy by Greene for decades, however, until Greene's recent ...

DOT'S DOWNTOWN BEAT: The 'Five Senses' of Montpelier - Montpelier Bridge

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 11:08 AM PST


Montpelier Bridge

DOT'S DOWNTOWN BEAT: The 'Five Senses' of Montpelier
Montpelier Bridge
Notable sounds of the city include the chiming of the courthouse clock tower on the hour, every hour, twenty-four seven. Some may remember chimes from City Hall, although not always in sync. We have ringing church bells on Sundays. The Montrealer ...

Festival at Windsor's oldest church - Windsor Observer

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 09:19 AM PST


Windsor Observer

Festival at Windsor's oldest church
Windsor Observer
Mrs Bulbeck said: "12 of the volunteers live within 300 yards of the church, which is lovely. But you have to know what you are doing before you can handle the bells, they are very heavy. It takes a year to train how to use them, six months if you are ...

Public Notices - Columbia Star

Posted: 03 Dec 2015 09:03 AM PST


Public Notices
Columbia Star
Persons with claims against the Company, if any, are requested to present them in writing to the Company at 1208 Westminster Drive, Columbia, South Carolina 29204, within 120 days after the date of publication of this notice. ... Nathaniel Bell- Brown ...

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Old Whaling Church Has New Top - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 09:29 PM PST


The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Old Whaling Church Has New Top
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Top of Old Whaling Church clock tower returns to rightful place. — Mark Lovewell. For the last several weeks, restoration has been under way ... the Old Whaling Church, but the town of Edgartown owns the clock tower. With a layer of scaffolding ...

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First Presbyterian: Not our bell - Napa Valley Register

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 07:04 PM PST


First Presbyterian: Not our bell
Napa Valley Register
Thank you for your letter concerning the early ringing of the church bell at First Presbyterian Church Napa. I want to assure ... In keeping with the historic nature of our 142-year-old sanctuary, a person actually has to pull the rope each Sunday ...

Videos of Coxheath's Glenda Watt making music with the bells go viral - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 05:42 PM PST


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Videos of Coxheath's Glenda Watt making music with the bells go viral
TheChronicleHerald.ca
In order to ring the chimes, Watt must climb a steep, 10-metre ladder into the bell tower. “The triceps were developed by bells, but not church bells — barbells,” Watt quipped. “Originally, a hundred years ago, it was a series of wooden rods and ...

PEBCC's Candlelight Concert celebrates world's holiday music - Contra Costa Times

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 05:41 PM PST


PEBCC's Candlelight Concert celebrates world's holiday music
Contra Costa Times
Of course, there'll be Christmas music as well in anticipation of the holidays as "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas," "Christmas Song," "Carol of the Bells" and "Ding Dong Merrily on High" fill the church. The diverse program aims to please ...

A Kurt Bestor Christmas 2015 - KUTV 2News

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 03:43 PM PST


A Kurt Bestor Christmas 2015
KUTV 2News
Joining Kurt, his all-star band, and world-class chamber orchestra will be singing sensation Lexi Walker (star of the YouTube hit "Let it Go" and America's Got Talent) as well as the much-requested encore return of the Wesley Bell Ringers. This is ...

THIS WEEK'S CITY NOTES WITH PN PHOTOS - Positively Naperville

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 01:23 PM PST


Positively Naperville

THIS WEEK'S CITY NOTES WITH PN PHOTOS
Positively Naperville
'Tis the season to listen to the bell ringers from the Salvation Army as they add their holiday cheer to the sidewalks of downtown as well as many local shopping destinations such as Naperville Plaza, located at Washington and Gartner. Plan for ...

Whaling Church renovation gets crowning touch, and reveals some surprises - Martha's Vineyard Times

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 09:46 AM PST


Martha's Vineyard Times

Whaling Church renovation gets crowning touch, and reveals some surprises
Martha's Vineyard Times
Interestingly, though the Old Whaling Church is owned and maintained by the Preservation Trust, Mr. Scott said that Edgartown owns the clocks. “There was a philanthropist in the '80s who thought the town should have a chiming clock,” he said, and the ...
With Help of Crane and Craftsmanship, Old Whaling Church Has New TopThe Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

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Children choir, youth chorale presents annual concert - Opelika Auburn News

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 09:12 AM PST


Children choir, youth chorale presents annual concert
Opelika Auburn News
7, at Providence Baptist Church, East Campus, in Beauregard. ... arranged by Roger Emerson, “Fifty Nifty United States” by Ray Charles, “This Little Light of Mine” arranged by Ken Berg, “See That Star” by Stan Pethel and “Carol of the Bells” by ...

Family-friendly events this weekend - The News-Press

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 08:55 AM PST


The News-Press

Family-friendly events this weekend
The News-Press
... for a return visit when you bring a gift card valued at $20 or more for a pet supply store or any of the following items, new and in original packaging: parakeet food, lorikeet food, wild bird seed, koi fish food pellets, aluminum pet food bowls ...

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Holiday season event schedule includes concerts, bingo - The Record-Courier

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 08:18 AM PST


The Record-Courier

Holiday season event schedule includes concerts, bingo
The Record-Courier
Santa and carriage rides 4:30-5:30 p.m. Pavilion/tree lighting and fireworks, 5:30 p.m. Carolers, Sierra Bell Ringers, Dutch over cobblers by town, popcorn provided by Gardnerville
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