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Who is blessed? - Inquirer.net

Posted: 31 Oct 2015 09:45 AM PDT


Who is blessed?
Inquirer.net
One of the things I cannot forget about Buhi (aside from the sinarapan, the world's smallest fish) is the sound of the church bells that begin to peal at 5:30 a.m. and go on continuously, three peals at a time, until 6 a.m. when the Mass starts. It ...

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Bell ringer marks 50th anniversary with peal at Hawkshead church - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 31 Oct 2015 09:10 AM PDT


Bell ringer marks 50th anniversary with peal at Hawkshead church
The Westmorland Gazette
A SOUTH Lakeland bell ringer celebrated two milestones as he rang his 2,250th peal, almost 50 years to the day since his first. Kevin Price, of Crook, assembled seven of his fellow ringers for the event at St Michael and All Angels Parish Church ...

Thomas Adès and Gloria Cheng bring ecstatic Messiaen to Herbst Theatre - Examiner.com

Posted: 31 Oct 2015 08:39 AM PDT


Examiner.com

Thomas Adès and Gloria Cheng bring ecstatic Messiaen to Herbst Theatre
Examiner.com
Much of the score evokes the tolling of church bells and the complex nature of the amplitude envelope each time a bell peals. This involves not only the rich spectral content of the sound when the bell is struck but also (and even more critically) the ...

A Startup Will Help Capital Markets Reach The 'Holy Grail' - Forbes

Posted: 31 Oct 2015 07:09 AM PDT


Forbes

A Startup Will Help Capital Markets Reach The 'Holy Grail'
Forbes
Greater transparency means its much harder for traders to make money by simply getting in between customers and sources of liquidity, says Steve Grob, director of group strategy at Fidessa – a UK-headquartered provider of trading software. At the same ...

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Koolau Hui'ia Protestant Church marks 150 years in Anahola - SFGate

Posted: 31 Oct 2015 02:07 AM PDT


SFGate

Koolau Hui'ia Protestant Church marks 150 years in Anahola
SFGate
ANAHOLA, Hawaii (AP) — Valentine Ako has attended Koolau Hui'ia Protestant Church since 1953. In the past ... The bell, whose tower was renovated in a recent church restoration, rang again. It was a ... Its foundation rests with its Native Hawaiian ...

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Koolau Hui'ia Protestant Church marks 150 years in Anahola - Chron.com

Posted: 31 Oct 2015 02:06 AM PDT


Chron.com

Koolau Hui'ia Protestant Church marks 150 years in Anahola
Chron.com
ANAHOLA, Hawaii (AP) — Valentine Ako has attended Koolau Hui'ia Protestant Church since 1953. In the past six decades, through thick and thin, he's stayed with it. "I watched as we grew and also lost members," he said. Ako recognizes that "no church ...

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St Mary's - The Ongar church which 'has been there since the beginning' - East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Posted: 31 Oct 2015 01:04 AM PDT


East London and West Essex Guardian Series

St Mary's - The Ongar church which 'has been there since the beginning'
East London and West Essex Guardian Series
With St Mary's Church in Ongar currently closed as work takes place to replace its roof, reporter Douglas Patient looks back how the church developed from the 12th century to Victorian times. While records suggest the church was built around 1181, the ...

Whitlock-Moore - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 10:14 PM PDT


Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Whitlock-Moore
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
Barbara Foster Whitlock, Hopkinsville, and Ell Lee Moore, Anniston, Ala., were married at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Moore's Baptist Church. The bride is the daughter of Dorothy Brown, Douglasville, Ga., and Lamar Foster and Lillie Merritt ...

Being Karl Lagerfeld - Irish Examiner

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:57 PM PDT


Irish Examiner

Being Karl Lagerfeld
Irish Examiner
“In 1942, when that church was attacked by Allied bombers,” I said, “the bells in the belfry — which were several hundred years old — half melted and fell to the floor. They are embedded there to this day. The church was rebuilt around them. And ...

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Aberdare, RhonddaCT

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor note / ring key amended to IP (nominal: E-44c)

Beaconsfield, Bucks

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor note / ring key amended to IP (nominal: Eb-46c)

Bow, Gr London

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor note / ring key amended to IP (nominal: F#-45c)

Brisbane, South, Qld

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor note / ring key amended to IP (nominal: A-43c)

Buckland Dinham, Som

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor note / ring key amended to IP (nominal: F-45c)

Chew Magna, Som

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor note / ring key amended to IP (nominal: C#-42c)

Clapham, OL, Gr London

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor nominal (F#+46c) supplied: ring closer to G than F#

Gosforth First World War history trail has been officially launched at ... - ChronicleLive

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 11:37 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Gosforth First World War history trail has been officially launched at ...
ChronicleLive
The trail is part of the wider Gosforth in the Great War project, which has been backed by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The guide was officially launched on Friday ... At All Saints Church there is a plaque to bell ringer Lieut. Robert Falconer, who was ...

A New Gin Bar Brings Victorian London To The Heart Of San Francisco - Co.Design

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 08:23 AM PDT


Co.Design

A New Gin Bar Brings Victorian London To The Heart Of San Francisco
Co.Design
Behind the bar, Cate has put in a "last call bell" cast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the U.K.'s oldest continuously operating business—and the same foundry that produced Big Ben and the Liberty Bell. Behind the main bar room there's an area that ...

St Peter's bells silent as transformer broken - Drogheda Independent

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 07:48 AM PDT


St Peter's bells silent as transformer broken
Drogheda Independent
Church-goers learned at the weekend that a transformer was broken, causing the silence. Pricing regarding a replacement is ongoing. It now remains to be seen if it's time to bring the human bell-ringers back again! Drogheda Independent. advertisement ...

Spine-chilling events entertain Calgary - 660 News

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:42 AM PDT


660 News

Spine-chilling events entertain Calgary
660 News
Hunchback tells the tale of misshapen Quasimodo, a bell ringer at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Tickets are $15 for adults or $10 for students and seniors. The event starts at 9 p.m. at the church on 4 Street S.W., but beware — the Calgary Society of ...

Veterans Tribute Tower Makes Its Way To FWB - WUWF

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:39 AM PDT


WUWF

Veterans Tribute Tower Makes Its Way To FWB
WUWF
Bob Santoro is the Marketing Manager for the Verdin Bell Company and says this is the seventh Tribute Tower that has been escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders from the company, “They'll leave about nine o'clock in the morning eastern time and they'll ...

Days of our Lives Commemorates 50 Years at the NYSE - PR Newswire (press release)

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:33 AM PDT


PR Newswire (press release)

Days of our Lives Commemorates 50 Years at the NYSE
PR Newswire (press release)
Historically, bell-ringers are business executives who actively trade on the exchange, although entertainers, athletes and politicians are sometimes invited to take part as a special guest. It is with great honor that Deidre Hall, Greg Meng, and ...

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Celebrations for clock refurbishment at Spalding parish church - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 06:21 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

Celebrations for clock refurbishment at Spalding parish church
Spalding Guardian
Phil and Paul are also bellringers. Mr Bennett said the clock is wound up each Sunday by one of the team and this is increasingly rare as many church clocks have been fitted with automatic winding mechanisms. He's also just discovered how they put the ...

Chester Ghost Tour guide Mary Ann Cameron: A Day in the Life - ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:01 AM PDT


ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Chester Ghost Tour guide Mary Ann Cameron: A Day in the Life
ChesterChronicle.co.uk
One of the ghosts of St John's is a monk who haunts the path by the ruined bell tower, so while the front cover of the book shows a group of guides in our costumes in the ruins, on the back cover there is just a guide dressed as a monk. At least we ...

Matt Bevin - Insider Louisville (press release) (registration)

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 05:00 AM PDT


Insider Louisville (press release) (registration)

Matt Bevin
Insider Louisville (press release) (registration)
He also added bell making to his portfolio when he took over the Connecticut bell foundry his great-great-great-grandfather started in 1832. Bevin says he now owns some or all of 10 different companies. At home, he became the father to five daughters.

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Walking in love while there is time - The Observer

Posted: 30 Oct 2015 01:01 AM PDT


Walking in love while there is time
The Observer
Our time on earth has been described by various comparisons. Father Brendan McGuire used the comparison of a 100 foot rope. “This rope here is our life. The rope represents eternal life…This tiny little section (the first 3 inches) here is called life ...

Evenlode, Glos

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Tower is unsafe

$29M given to Worcester institutions by industrialist who died 63 years ago - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:56 PM PDT


Worcester Telegram

$29M given to Worcester institutions by industrialist who died 63 years ago
Worcester Telegram
In the 1950s, his widow, Isabel Hood Smith, funded a carillon, a musical instrument composed of bells that are played by keyboard. The carillon, housed in the tower of the Alden Memorial on the WPI campus, is still played several times a day. By Mark ...

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Selectmen Feel the Heat, Look to New Furnace for Edgartown Town Hall - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 02:29 PM PDT


The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Selectmen Feel the Heat, Look to New Furnace for Edgartown Town Hall
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Also at Monday's regular meeting, selectmen were advised that repairs and painting of the steeple and clock tower of the Old Whaling Church are underway. The familiar bell that chimes the hours will be silenced until the work is complete. They agreed ...

With 370 Varietals and 110 Cocktails, Gin Geeks May Now Worship at the Altar ... - 7x7

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 12:07 PM PDT


7x7

With 370 Varietals and 110 Cocktails, Gin Geeks May Now Worship at the Altar ...
7x7
Even the “last call” bell was made by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the same 500-year-old foundry that made the bell for Big Ben. But all of this only begins to set the stage for the raison d'etre of Whitechapel: its curation of 370 varieties of gin ...

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King at Stone Mountain Park? - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 10:44 AM PDT


King at Stone Mountain Park?
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
There has been a proposal to add a bell tower to Stone Mountain to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King's call “to let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia” in his famous 1963 speech to the March on Washington. ... and Confederate battle flag ...

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There's Something About You That Makes the Angels Look Up To You - National Catholic Register (blog)

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 09:39 AM PDT


National Catholic Register (blog)

There's Something About You That Makes the Angels Look Up To You
National Catholic Register (blog)
Thankfully, Joey took the opportunity to explain a bit about the mechanics of the carillon and the history of the enormous bells, but I focused on oxygen intake and my pulse. Joey also pointed out the false ceiling of the Chapel below, and drew our ...

Insider Guide: Best of Rome - CNN

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 06:06 AM PDT


CNN

Insider Guide: Best of Rome
CNN
The hotel offers one of Rome's best views: roof-top tiles, domes and bell towers -- best enjoyed at sunset, with a Negroni cocktail in hand. The restaurant also provides kosher food on request (a hat-tip to the building's Jewish history). The 30 rooms ...

Cheers! Durham's first micropub wins licence - The Northern Echo

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 05:42 AM PDT


The Northern Echo

Cheers! Durham's first micropub wins licence
The Northern Echo
Earlier, she told councillors she had her husband had lived in Durham for four years and loved the city, having got involved with St Nicholas' Church, Durham Cathedral bell ringers, the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) and knitting groups. The ale-loving ...

Music and dance at After the Fair - Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:33 AM PDT


Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Music and dance at After the Fair
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
Head to St Michael's Church at 6pm for an insight into bell-ringing. Irish music, a performer from Brittany, France, shanty songs and music will also entertain throughout the evening. The festival concludes on Sunday with a chill-out session at ...

Century-old Victory Bell dedicated on permanent site - Morrow County Sentinel

Posted: 29 Oct 2015 03:10 AM PDT


Morrow County Sentinel

Century-old Victory Bell dedicated on permanent site
Morrow County Sentinel
The Coomers drove from Troy for the dedication and upon ringing the bell, Don offered his encouragement to the team with the message: ”Go Pirates!!!!” Don and his brothers, Gene and Dale all played ... The story of the bell, published in the Morrow ...

Glittering medals pinned on Newbury woman , Beedon and Tilehurst men - Newbury Weekly News Group

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 11:59 PM PDT


Glittering medals pinned on Newbury woman , Beedon and Tilehurst men
Newbury Weekly News Group
Also receiving his award was Beedon villager David Pinfold, who for more than 60 years has played the organ in at least four Berkshire parishes and serves in churches in the East Downland Benefice, often playing for three Sunday services. He is a ...

National Carillon to go electronic for lunchtime concert - The Canberra Times

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 09:04 PM PDT


The Canberra Times

National Carillon to go electronic for lunchtime concert
The Canberra Times
Augmented sound effects will be paired with the peal of bells ringing out from the 50-metre-high tower for the first time during a special electrillon concert. Fifteen artists from Australian National University composed the pieces solely for the ...

Significant parts of Pleasant Point church could be used in new design - Timaru Herald

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 07:29 PM PDT


Timaru Herald

Significant parts of Pleasant Point church could be used in new design
Timaru Herald
Elements of the existing Pleasant Point Catholic Church could be retained and used in the new design of the church. After a visit from international architecture expert James McCrery, the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch have identified another avenue ...

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Getting Custom Wedding Invitations in Utah Just Got a Little Easier - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 01:06 PM PDT


Getting Custom Wedding Invitations in Utah Just Got a Little Easier
SYS-CON Media (press release)
All envelopes are peal and seal to make stuffing your invitations a quick an easy process. About Basic Invite .... In his session at WebRTC Summit, Mark Castleman, EIR at Bell Labs and Head of Future X Labs, will discuss how the transformational nature ...

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Profile: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Matt Bevin - SurfKY News

Posted: 28 Oct 2015 05:09 AM PDT


SurfKY News

Profile: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Matt Bevin
SurfKY News
He also added bell making to his portfolio when he took over the Connecticut bell foundry his great-great-great-grandfather started in 1832. Bevin says he now owns some or all of 10 different companies. At home, he became the father to five daughters.

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