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Niles congregation celebrates more than building's centennial - South Bend Tribune

Posted: 30 Jan 2016 03:02 AM PST


South Bend Tribune

Niles congregation celebrates more than building's centennial
South Bend Tribune
Charles A. Chapin, son of early Niles businessman Henry Austin Chapin, donated money for the present stone and brick building, at 13 S. Fourth St., with its stately bell tower and stained-glass windows. During Charles Chapin's time, Lane-Lawrence said, ...

Stephen King short story competition winner: Wild Swimming by Elodie Harper - The Guardian

Posted: 30 Jan 2016 03:01 AM PST


The Guardian

Stephen King short story competition winner: Wild Swimming by Elodie Harper
The Guardian
Like that whole village sunk off the Suffolk coast, Dunwich, where legend has it you can hear the old church bell ringing when the tide's low. “How old is it? Do you get divers going to explore?” Mrs Jakovleva looked at me as if I were mad. “No diving!

Historic Williamsburg church prepares for big celebration for Black History Month - wtkr.com

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 02:26 PM PST


wtkr.com

Historic Williamsburg church prepares for big celebration for Black History Month
wtkr.com
It was very unsafe”, says the church's Pastor Dr. Reginald Davis. But soon the bell tower at the church will be silent no more. This Sunday members in the congregation will have an opportunity to ring the bell. However the pastor is stressing it's not ...
Black History Month begins, step shows and big-name comedians | Top 10 events this weekDaily Press

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Seven deadly decisions: Who died when Parliament burned 100 years ago - National Post

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 11:47 AM PST


National Post

Seven deadly decisions: Who died when Parliament burned 100 years ago
National Post
Law had helped expand the business — into auctioneering and marine insurance — while establishing himself as a pillar of the community: He was a member of the Methodist Church, a leader in the local temperance movement, and a devoted father to his ...

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Cool School: St. Joseph's cyber cafe - Log Cabin Democrat

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 09:48 AM PST


Cool School: St. Joseph's cyber cafe
Log Cabin Democrat
St. Joseph High School students volunteer as bell ringers · St. Joseph High School students purchase presents for others · St. Joseph Middle School collects school supplies for Honduras · St. Joseph High School students conduct lighting ceremony.

Ukrainian choral concert celebrates Marika Kuzma's career at Berkeley - The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 08:41 AM PST


The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Ukrainian choral concert celebrates Marika Kuzma's career at Berkeley
The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)
On the eve of 'Sviato Yordana' (Epiphany), she would sit with her father, Volodymyr Haftkowycz, in his office overlooking the city's main market square. They would look out and listen to church bells pealing and watch all of the region's choirs gather ...

The Scandinavian Heritage: Folk Tales of Scandinavia - Walker Pilot Independent

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 05:52 AM PST


The Scandinavian Heritage: Folk Tales of Scandinavia
Walker Pilot Independent
People believed that a nearby rock that resembled a tower was one of the trolls that Olaf changed into a stone. ... In the Swedish countryside, there was supposed to have been a great church bell that had many coins visibly imbedded into it while being ...

Bell for new South Boston Seaport Chapel blessed - The Pilot

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 04:22 AM PST


The Pilot

Bell for new South Boston Seaport Chapel blessed
The Pilot
Vicar general Bishop Peter J. Uglietto sprinkles holy water on the bell that will hang in the new Our Lady of Good Voyage Chapel currently under construction in the South Boston Seaport District. Pilot photo/Gregory L. Tracy ...

At historic black churches, freedom rings on - USA TODAY

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:01 AM PST


USA TODAY

At historic black churches, freedom rings on
USA TODAY
Down in Williamsburg, Va., a bell rests behind the First Baptist Church. It's been decades since churchgoers and passersby have heard it peal. Come February, it will ring once more. “The bell has not rung since the days of segregation,” said the Rev ...

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Welcome to Uglieland - The West Australian

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:35 PM PST


The West Australian

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

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Transcript of the Preliminary GOP Presidential Debate - New York Times

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:23 PM PST


New York Times

Transcript of the Preliminary GOP Presidential Debate
New York Times
(BELL RINGING). HEMMER: Never changes. (LAUGHTER). HEMMER: So, here we go. Ninety-seven hours before Iowa chooses, in fact the last two winners in this state are on this stage tonight. Governor Huckabee, in 2008, you won by nine points here, but this ...
Transcript: Fox News undercard GOP debateWashington Post
Undercard Republican debate transcriptCBS News

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Bells to peal for fallen of First World War - Church Times

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:15 PM PST


Bells to peal for fallen of First World War
Church Times
TO HONOUR predecessors killed in the First World War, a group of church bell-ringers are ringing a full peal on the centenary of each of the servicemen's deaths. They will remember the 19 members of the Cleveland and North Yorkshire branch of the ...

The bells! Dumfries man fed up with out-of-sync chiming from town clocks - Scottish Daily Record

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST


Scottish Daily Record

The bells! Dumfries man fed up with out-of-sync chiming from town clocks
Scottish Daily Record
Broken bells at Greyfriar's Church are ringing far more than they should, chiming up to 104 times in 10 minute spells. David Grieve, 65, from ... Now David is calling on the council to fix the problem so the town can ding dong merrily on time. He said ...

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All Cannings, Wilts

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Bubbenhall, Warks

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

PN info removed; 'no practice; no regular ringing'

Erlestoke, Wilts

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Sculptures, Schutzenfest and concerts aplenty - The Advertiser

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 03:30 PM PST


The Advertiser

Sculptures, Schutzenfest and concerts aplenty
The Advertiser
EXPERIENCE German culture and tradition with the Adelaide German Band, Bund der Bayern dance group, Alpen Echo bell ringers, a 1m Bratwurst eating competition and more. Beer, wine, cider and a range of food options will also be available. Rymill Park ...

Congregation prays for men who allegedly stole church bell - Mankato Free Press

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 02:47 PM PST


Congregation prays for men who allegedly stole church bell
Mankato Free Press
... bell was displayed on the front lawn after being taken down from its burnt tower. Members saw it each time they passed through the church's doors. "It's hit a lot of us pretty hard, they had heard it ring at baptisms, confirmations, weddings and ...

2016 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation - The Film Stage (blog)

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 01:56 PM PST


The Film Stage (blog)

2016 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
The Film Stage (blog)
Williams knows it too as he begins the journey with a vertical pan up from a pile of pencil nubs past a tower of pages bundled together in sections. This shot gives ... Sunday school would be a must-attend for kids of every religion if their church ...

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More Emerges About the Freeman Ned - East Hampton Star

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 01:19 PM PST


East Hampton Star

More Emerges About the Freeman Ned
East Hampton Star
Hugh King had phoned me on Monday to say that Rosanne Barons had found Ned in the East Hampton Trustee records 28 times between 1780 and 1816, hired annually for varying sums to ring the town church bell. Several weeks ago, after an article I had ...

What's on in Somerset from January 28 to February 4 - Wells Journal

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:52 AM PST


What's on in Somerset from January 28 to February 4
Wells Journal
Local History Live, 10am to 1pm, Cheddar Library. Try some historical detective work, have a chat and a coffee. Also February 6. Street Parish Church bell ringers open practice and demonstration afternoon, 1pm to 4pm, Street. Try tower ringing and hand ...

Daily Meditation: Sleep Deeply - Huffington Post

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:51 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Sleep Deeply
Huffington Post
Come from the greedy mart, the troubled street, And listen to the music, faint and sweet, That echoes ever to a listening ear, Unheard by those who will not pause to hear– The wayward chimes of memory's pensive bells, Wind-blown o'er misty hills and ...

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Weekend events to mark 100th anniversary of Zeppelin raid on Loughborough - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 05:23 AM PST


Weekend events to mark 100th anniversary of Zeppelin raid on Loughborough
Leicester Mercury
... a partnership between the Carillon Tower and War Museum and Charnwood Arts working with Charnwood Borough Council to install the plaque. Local artist Paul gent produced the design of the plaque which was made by Taylor's Bell Foundry in the town.

Getting ready for 300th - Eagle-Tribune

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:27 AM PST


Eagle-Tribune

Getting ready for 300th
Eagle-Tribune
... breaking down parts of the tower into smaller pieces to be transported away. The 2,200-pound bell was also lifted out. ... The tower was added in 1824. The restoration work is part of a multi-year rehabilitation project, said Paul Lindemann, a ...

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing January 28 - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 10:05 PM PST


Ludlow Advertiser

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing January 28
Ludlow Advertiser
I very much look forward to meeting someone with her terrific record.” Lord Storey visited Church Stretton and Bishop's Castle on January 22 to hear the concerns around local leisure centres and to build up a broad view of the issues. ... Quiz in aid ...

Bell ringers want Christchurch's sound of silence broken - 3News NZ

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 09:26 PM PST


The Press

Bell ringers want Christchurch's sound of silence broken
3News NZ
It's five years since the Christ Church Cathedral's bells were silenced in the big earthquake, and they have been missing from the city since the quakes tore down their home. But bell ringers are fundraising for a temporary home in a bid to keep the ...
Shipping container bell tower proposed at Christchurch Transitional CathedralThe Press

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County Board Votes To Have Bell Tower Ring 24/7 - Traverse City Ticker

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 09:10 PM PST


County Board Votes To Have Bell Tower Ring 24/7
Traverse City Ticker
A group of residents who petitioned to have bell ringing reduced at the Grand Traverse County courthourse will instead hear the tower chimes 24/7 after county commissioners voted Wednesday to expand ringing hours. Neighbors of the clock tower ...

How Elizabeth Quay became a reality - Perth Now

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 08:23 PM PST


Perth Now

How Elizabeth Quay became a reality
Perth Now
A creative think-tank had convened to reconfigure the urban face of Perth and, for the first time, focus on a sacrosanct piece of turf. “It was an instrumental moment because that was when the focus shifted onto The Esplanade as a site for urban ...
Welcome to UglielandThe West Australian

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First look: New and improved Crawford Market in South Mumbai - Mid-Day

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 07:38 PM PST


Mid-Day

First look: New and improved Crawford Market in South Mumbai
Mid-Day
This included restoration of BMC offices housed on the first and second floors, and sprucing up a ready-to-chime clock in the central tower. The clock tower, offices and facade of Crawford .... The tallest buildings of that time were Crawford, Rajabhai ...

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Let freedom ring: An ongoing journey of reconciliation and redemption - MSNBC

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:09 PM PST


MSNBC

Let freedom ring: An ongoing journey of reconciliation and redemption
MSNBC
We children of the South — direct descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman, and Martha Wayles Jefferson, his wife — hold hands at last as brothers and sisters at the edge of a new day in race relations. Our optimism is not ...

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Cabin fever? Then cool it with FebFest in Freeport - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:07 PM PST


Cabin fever? Then cool it with FebFest in Freeport
KeepMEcurrent.com
27, 3 p.m.: Freeport First Parish Church Congregational, Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers in concert. Donations accepted. 865-4747. Feb. 27, 7 p.m.: Maine Coast Waldorf School, Greater Freeport Community Chorus Cabaret Night. Musical from members of ...

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Shipping container bell tower proposed at Christchurch Transitional Cathedral - The Press

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 01:14 PM PST


The Press

Shipping container bell tower proposed at Christchurch Transitional Cathedral
The Press
... want to build a bell tower at the Transitional Cathedral. The temporary bell tower would be built out of six shipping containers stacked three high and was expected to cost $230,000. Ringing master Mike Clayton said he and fellow Cathedral ...

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Portland Parish nears capital campaign goal to complete repairs on historic church - Bangor Daily News

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 12:52 PM PST


Bangor Daily News

Portland Parish nears capital campaign goal to complete repairs on historic church
Bangor Daily News
In 2013, the Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Capital Campaign was launched with an initial goal of $200,000 to restore the church's bell tower, repair its bell, and repaint the window sashes. Unfortunately, during the restoration, engineers discovered that ...

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Daily Meditation: Salam Alaikum - Huffington Post

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 09:12 AM PST


Daily Meditation: Salam Alaikum
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 meditation features a song by British Muslim ...

John L. Hill Chapel Carillon Dedicated - Georgetown College News

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 08:10 AM PST


Georgetown College News

John L. Hill Chapel Carillon Dedicated
Georgetown College News
The carillon will ring every Tuesday at 10:55 a.m. by playing a randomly selected hymn and at 10:58 a.m. with a three bell peal that plays for 1 minute and 26 seconds to announce Chapel time on campus. (Tuesday ringing schedule excludes the 11:55 a.m. ...

The 100 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far) - Part 4: #25-1 - Cinelinx

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 07:03 AM PST


The 100 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far) - Part 4: #25-1
Cinelinx
Synopsis: The sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated and AFI Award-winning "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers" follows the continuing quest of Frodo (Elijah Wood) and the Fellowship to destroy the One Ring. Frodo and ...

The Night Watch of Lausanne stands guard after centuries… - Flux Magazine (press release)

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 04:16 AM PST


Flux Magazine (press release)

The Night Watch of Lausanne stands guard after centuries…
Flux Magazine (press release)
Adorned with a floppy black hat and a lantern, he does his round, stopping at the four sides of the belfry to announce the time to the city's night owls. Keeping a six hundred years-old tradition alive, Renato has endorsed the mysterious and ... Back ...

Historic Virginia church to ring in Black History Month - 13newsnow.com

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 03:30 AM PST


13newsnow.com

Historic Virginia church to ring in Black History Month
13newsnow.com
A Williamsburg church founded by slaves is celebrating its 240th anniversary with the ringing of a long-silent bell. Loading… Post to ... Jackson is scheduled to attend the bell ringing along with other civil rights activists and dignitaries. They ...

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