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In Florence, Easter arrives with a bang - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 11:51 AM PDT


Minneapolis Star Tribune

In Florence, Easter arrives with a bang
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I'd heard a story on the telegiornale newscast about a smitten young man who bought a $1,000 engagement ring to give his girlfriend — inside one of those chocolate eggs. The day before Easter, she exchanged the unopened ... Now we were lost in a cloud ...

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 11:05 AM PDT


Scottsbluff Star Herald

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again
Scottsbluff Star Herald
Damian Zuerlein looks up into the tower as bell founder and campanologist Benjamin Sunderlin inspects the condition of the bells at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's nearly 150-year-old bells ring ...

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Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 07:34 AM PDT


Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
This March 5, 2016 photo shows the tower at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells ring once again after more than three decades. (Megan Farmer/Omaha World-Herald via AP) MAGS ...

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Bell Restoration Guidance Note GN7

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 05:50 AM PDT

Updated catalogue of association membership and other ringing related badges, medals and medallions now available.

Religion calendar - Northwest Arkansas News

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 11:58 PM PDT


Religion calendar
Northwest Arkansas News
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1500 N. Mississippi St., will have Easter services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary, featuring the Praise Team, Bell Ringers and Chancel Choir. (501) 225-5656. • First Lutheran Church, 314 E. Eighth St ...

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Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - 11 questions answered - Den Of Geek

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 11:13 PM PDT


Den Of Geek

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - 11 questions answered
Den Of Geek
He had unrestrained access to the Kryptonian archives on the crashed ship, so it's not a huge leap to guess that he has some privileged information about the threats coming from beyond Earth. If you take the bell ringing literally, maybe Luthor ...

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100 years ago in Nevada County: March, 1916 - The Union of Grass Valley

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 10:21 PM PDT


The Union of Grass Valley

100 years ago in Nevada County: March, 1916
The Union of Grass Valley
Taylor Foundry delivered new Fords this week to Mrs. Annie Burton, Orrin Perrin, Albert Hooper, P.J. Reilly, E.E. Leichter, Rev. Kiely, Mrs. ... The Mother's Club recommends fire extinguishers be placed on the second floor of the Lincoln and Bell Hill ...

Local religion digest: Fleetwood church to hold outdoor Easter dawn service to mark anniversary - Reading Eagle

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 09:13 PM PDT


Local religion digest: Fleetwood church to hold outdoor Easter dawn service to mark anniversary
Reading Eagle
The bell choir will also take part, pealing an introduction and verse interludes. Christ Lutheran ... Bern Reformed United Church of Christ, 3196 Bernville Road (Route 183), Bern Township: The Voices of Bern and the Bells of Bern will perform at 9:30 ...

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Astoria Church That Got Its Start in a Beer Garden Celebrates 125 Years - DNAinfo

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 02:30 PM PDT


DNAinfo

Astoria Church That Got Its Start in a Beer Garden Celebrates 125 Years
DNAinfo
Trinity Lutheran Church, located on 37th Street off of 31st Avenue, will host the free heritage event on April 16 which will feature a performance by the parish's bell ringers and presentation by the Greater Astoria Historical Society. Though the ...

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Religion events from around the Washington area - Washington Post

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 02:20 PM PDT


Lebanon Democrat

Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Saturday, 7 p.m.: The Great Vigil of Easter features light, ancient music and the first Eucharist of Easter. Bring bells or other (pleasant) noisemakers to ring in the Alleluias. A festive light potluck reception follows. St. Thomas' Church, 14300 St ...
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Ceremonial bell ringing wraps up treatment at Lebanon cancer center - WGAL Lancaster

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 02:12 PM PDT


WGAL Lancaster

Ceremonial bell ringing wraps up treatment at Lebanon cancer center
WGAL Lancaster
The new Sechler Family Cancer Center in Lebanon is carrying on a longtime tradition for patients who finish treatment. Pin It. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. Advertising. Video Transcript. REPORTER: ROSE O'DONNELL CARRIED ON WITH WORK AND ...

Checklist: Utrecht, Netherlands - Paste Magazine

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 12:16 PM PDT


Paste Magazine

Checklist: Utrecht, Netherlands
Paste Magazine
Plus, how can you not love a tower that took the time to play a bell tribute to David Bowie on the day of his death? utrecht terras-neude-2373b-a4s10-c-jurjen-drenth-toerisme Photo by Jurjen Drenth/Toerisme Utrecht 2. ... The Speelklok Museum houses a ...

John Stamos, Keri Russell give advice to their younger selves - Philly.com

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 06:31 AM PDT


Philly.com

John Stamos, Keri Russell give advice to their younger selves
Philly.com
We're talking about a Bieber-Gomez Summit. Anonymous Insider tells E!News former lovers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are discussing the possibility of getting back together once their respective tours are over. They're hanging out regularly: Gomez ...

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Good to meet you ... Edith Pierce - The Guardian

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 06:13 AM PDT


Good to meet you ... Edith Pierce
The Guardian
The local church is essential to my life. I was a bellringer until two years ago, when I could no longer manage the stairs to the ringing chamber. I also enjoy needlework. I started reading the Guardian when the News Chronicle went bust, as that was ...

Sun shines on Easter service at Great Malvern Priory - Worcester News

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 04:25 AM PDT


Worcester News

Sun shines on Easter service at Great Malvern Priory
Worcester News
Share article. The sun shone down on the united act of witness, which was organised by Churches Together In Malvern. Easter celebrations at the Priory include, on Sunday at 2pm, the first ever peal of bells to be rung on the church's new ten bells.

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Where to dine on Good Friday - cleveland.com

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 03:59 AM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Where to dine on Good Friday
cleveland.com
216-741-1880. Bell Tower/St. John Bosco Church, 6480 Pearl Road, Parma Heights. Fish Fry. Entree Choices of Deep Fried or Broiled Alaskan Pollock, Pierogi or Eggplant Lasagna-dinners include: coleslaw, roll & butter, dessert, choice of coffee, tea and ...

A bagful of Tyrolean hospitality - The Hindu

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 03:45 AM PDT


The Hindu

A bagful of Tyrolean hospitality
The Hindu
After a short stop at Grassmayr Bell Foundry Museum and the Ambras Castle, a romantic 16th Century castle, I took a bus to the Swarovski Crystal Worlds. Daniel Swarovski, founder of the Swarovski Group and a patent holder for a machine to grind crystal ...

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Music students prepare for church concerts - Lynn News

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 03:27 AM PDT


Lynn News

Music students prepare for church concerts
Lynn News
The chapel's eight bells have been re-hung and, as a dress rehearsal for The Queen's 90th birthday celebrations, a Quarter Peal (lasting 45 minutes) will be rung before the concert - only the second time since the restoration. St Mary's Parish Church ...

Bells and sirens are driving Sliema dog crazy - Times of Malta

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 01:28 AM PDT


Times of Malta

Bells and sirens are driving Sliema dog crazy
Times of Malta
Pealing bells might be the order of the day during the Easter season but one Sliema dog is going barking mad. In these three clips, Muji is heard howling to the pealing bells of Stella Maris church and whenever he hears emergency vehicle sirens. Dogs ...

What a view... take a tour of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral - Peterborough Telegraph

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 01:16 AM PDT


Peterborough Telegraph

What a view... take a tour of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral
Peterborough Telegraph
It goes past the bell ringing chamber and the rare 13th century wooden winch used by the medieval masons, taking in close-up glimpses of the stained glass and stonework. It also emerges at the top of the tower, near the flag pole. On a fine day you can ...

International marmalade enthusiasts gather for Penrith festival - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 10:15 PM PDT


The Westmorland Gazette

International marmalade enthusiasts gather for Penrith festival
The Westmorland Gazette
Louise Folkard, a Cumbrian bellringer who took home the Campanologists Marmalade award this year, after scooping the 'first timer' prize last year, was 'surprised' with her victory. "That's only the second time I have made marmalade!" she said. "If I ...

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Heart-shaped hideaway in Killiney on the market for €995k - Irish Independent

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 07:30 PM PDT


Irish Independent

Heart-shaped hideaway in Killiney on the market for €995k
Irish Independent
They named it Carillon, although it bears no obvious resemblance to the contraption that shares its name. A carillon is a musical instrument usually found in a church tower, consisting of a sequence of bells struck by a clavier. There's only one in the ...

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Grinton, N Yorks

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

(Visible) note added about planned augmentation

Melbourn, Cambs

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

PN info added

Meldreth, Cambs

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

PN info amended (from wkly)

New York, NY

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Sharp 2nd (new) now cast

7 old Iowa churches on their way to new life - DesMoinesRegister.com

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 02:12 PM PDT


DesMoinesRegister.com

7 old Iowa churches on their way to new life
DesMoinesRegister.com
To mark the holiday, we hit the road with a notebook and camera to find a handful of historic Iowa churches that have been reborn into some sort of new life. One building is still used for worship but is being restored. Others have been repurposed ...

Carpenter threatens to slaughter housemaid - Gulf Today

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 01:52 PM PDT


Carpenter threatens to slaughter housemaid
Gulf Today
However, a day before his arrest, AA heard a bell ringing. Through the window, she spotted ES rushing to open the ... AA added, “I went down to the yard to check where he went, but I failed to find him. I saw his car parked in front of the neighbour's ...

Who Rules the Roost on Jay Street? Placard Abusers, That's Who - Streetsblog New York (blog)

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 12:33 PM PDT


Streetsblog New York (blog)

Who Rules the Roost on Jay Street? Placard Abusers, That's Who
Streetsblog New York (blog)
Soon after the 84th Precinct cracked down on Jay Street placard abuse in 2014, the commanding officer was reassigned. Advocates campaigned long and hard to get the city to redesign Jay Street, and this summer, DOT plans to .... It's harrying enough ...

Henry David Thoreau: Bright glows the pond - People's World

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 11:32 AM PDT


Henry David Thoreau: Bright glows the pond
People's World
Upon the capture and arrest of abolitionist John Brown, a man ran to the church tower in the center of Concord Massachusetts. He was full of fury and pain. Of lithe and ... Yet here he was streaking to ring a clarion bell. He was harkening to his ...

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@ The Movies With Mark Hinson - Tallahassee.com

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 09:12 AM PDT


Tallahassee.com

@ The Movies With Mark Hinson
Tallahassee.com
That part rings true. Directed by Dan Mazer (”I Give It A Year”). (D). Movies 8: 7:20, 9:45. The 5th Wave. PG-13, 112 minutes. Some profanity, action violence, scary special effects. Chloë Grace Moretz, Ron Livingston. Aliens from outer space declare ...

Carpenter 'threatened to kill maid who saw him having sex with other maid', Dubai court hears - The National

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:50 AM PDT


Carpenter 'threatened to kill maid who saw him having sex with other maid', Dubai court hears
The National
“I thought he used to come for work-related matters but, on the day of the incident, I heard the bell ringing and as I looked from the window, I saw the other maid [E S] take him to her room," said E A. She said she visited the room and saw the two of ...

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Liverpool's Cathedral twilight tower tours return for 2016 - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:16 AM PDT


Liverpool Echo

Liverpool's Cathedral twilight tower tours return for 2016
Liverpool Echo
They can meet the bell ringers, enjoy demonstrations and displays and hand bell ringing before entering the bell chamber itself, where they will see at close quarters the heaviest and highest peal of bells in the world. New for 2016, is a bells ...

Repaired bells return to Old Harlow church - Harlow Star

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:04 AM PDT


Repaired bells return to Old Harlow church
Harlow Star
A church is ringing the changes by repairing their bells for the first time in 133 years. St Mary and St Hugh Church in Churchgate Street, Old Harlow, recently welcomed back their eight historic instruments which had been retuned at Whitechapel Bell ...

Balsham, West Wratting, Weston Colville, West Wickham: Easter, Cricket, events to come in April - Cambridge News

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:04 AM PDT


Balsham, West Wratting, Weston Colville, West Wickham: Easter, Cricket, events to come in April
Cambridge News
After the traditional silence of bells during Holy Week, the joyous sound of the church bells will ring out before the service. Other services in .... There will be a competition for the best crown and teddy bears will again be flying off the church ...

Sport News Richmond and Carlton MCG battle - Ten Eyewitness News

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 03:17 AM PDT


Ten Eyewitness News

Sport News Richmond and Carlton MCG battle
Ten Eyewitness News
Church converts penalty to thwart N. Ireland Substitute Simon Church scored an 89th-minute penalty as Wales snatched a 1-1 ... Anya hands Scotland win over Czechs Ikechi Anya handed Scotland a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic in ... Federer calls for ...

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The Colour of Blood within the Bloodshed of the Spanish Civil War - The Wire

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 02:47 AM PDT


The Wire

The Colour of Blood within the Bloodshed of the Spanish Civil War
The Wire
Elsewhere, the clear peal of church bells that reaches Cruells through the “crystalized silence” on a bitterly cold Christmas Eve is, he knows, from “enemy territory”, but this knowledge only makes meaningless the very notion of enemy territory. Over ...

Tower Tours begin this Easter weekend at Peterborough Cathedral. - Cambs Times

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 12:01 AM PDT


Cambs Times

Tower Tours begin this Easter weekend at Peterborough Cathedral.
Cambs Times
The tours, led by a knowledgeable volunteer guide, takes visitors up the steep stone stairs and onto walkways looking down into the body of the Cathedral. It goes past the bell ringing chamber and the rare 13th Century wooden winch used by the medieval ...

It's The 177th Birthday Of 'Okay' - malaysiandigest.com

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 11:35 PM PDT


It's The 177th Birthday Of 'Okay'
malaysiandigest.com
After quoting the Journal's description of an outing by the Anti-Bell-Ringing Society, the Post critiqued their account as follows (emphasis ours): "We said not a word about our deputation passing “through the city” of Providence.—We said our brethren ...

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Meeth's St Michael and All Angels Church wins £156400 Heritage Lottery Fund grant - Okehampton Times

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 11:02 PM PDT

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