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10 things you may not know about Philadelphia - Salon

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 12:32 PM PDT


10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Salon
What's known now as the Liberty Bell was in the tower above the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) back when the Continental Congress was drafting the Declaration of Independence there. Its role in the Revolution isn't clear, but it did ...

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Whitnash church needs urgent repairs - Leamington Observer

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 06:12 AM PDT


Whitnash church needs urgent repairs
Leamington Observer
The grant – from the government-funded Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund – will enable the tower roof of teh grade II-listed church to be renewed to prevent damage to the roof structure and bell frame below. Work will also be done to rebuild ...

The bells, the bells: Chloe Glover learns the ropes with Mirfield Parish Church bell ringers - Huddersfield Examiner

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Huddersfield Examiner

The bells, the bells: Chloe Glover learns the ropes with Mirfield Parish Church bell ringers
Huddersfield Examiner
And new, much talked-about bells have hit the right notes with their ringers at Mirfield Parish Church, who from their installation in 1869 up until April this year had to practice with out of tune instruments. Now, with what they believe is one of the ...

Upland Chronicles: Jimmie Turner was a fixture on Court Avenue for 56 years - The Mountain Press

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 01:18 AM PDT


The Mountain Press

Upland Chronicles: Jimmie Turner was a fixture on Court Avenue for 56 years
The Mountain Press
His mother always told him that the church bells were ringing when he came into the world that Sunday morning. He was one of a ... Turner had persistently encouraged the author to write a column about the rich heritage of Sevier County. The Honorable ...

Bid to ring in the changes at St David's Cathedral - County Echo

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 12:02 AM PDT


County Echo

Bid to ring in the changes at St David's Cathedral
County Echo
The bells hang in the tower of the 13th-century gatehouse, Porth-y-Twr, overlooking the cathedral and the Thirty-Nine Steps. The group have a ring of ten bells, eight of which were cast in 1928 by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. The last two ...

Church listing - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 02:46 PM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Church listing
Market Rasen Mail
July 26: 10.30am - 11.30am Messy Cathedral at Lincoln. July 27: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 7.30pm Bell ringing practice. July 28: 9.30am BCP Communion at Market Rasen. July 29: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 6.45pm Choir practice at ...

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Zinefest, Mount Rainier Choir Festival, Stained glass exhibit, concerts, fitness. - Washington Post

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 01:38 PM PDT


Zinefest, Mount Rainier Choir Festival, Stained glass exhibit, concerts, fitness.
Washington Post
Elizabeth Bonforte Gardner, currently interim rector at the Church of the Epiphany in downtown Washington, will become interim missioner for young adults on Aug. 8. Gardner will ... Saturday, 12:30 p.m.: Edward M. Nassor will perform sacred and ...

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Green dreams for Christchurch's red zone - The Press

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 10:03 AM PDT


The Press

Green dreams for Christchurch's red zone
The Press
Canterbury University environmental hazards expert David Bell stresses what everyone should already know. The suburbs of the lower Avon are naturally a dynamic landscape – a near sea-level mud flat formed only during the past few thousand years.

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GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower - East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 08:39 AM PDT


East London and West Essex Guardian Series

GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower
East London and West Essex Guardian Series
I went to that church a few times over the years, the regulars were very unwelcoming, especially the bell ringers who thought they owned the place. Some old boys in ridiculous pony tails very unfriendly. During some services when I tried to offer a ...

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GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower - This is Local London

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 08:32 AM PDT


This is Local London

GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower
This is Local London
I went to that church a few times over the years, the regulars were very unwelcoming, especially the bell ringers who thought they owned the place. Some old boys in ridiculous pony tails very unfriendly. During some services when I tried to offer a ...

With new leadership rooted in Fall River, faith remains strong for the future of St. Anne's Church - Fall River Herald News

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 08:23 AM PDT


Fall River Herald News

With new leadership rooted in Fall River, faith remains strong for the future of St. Anne's Church
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — Before the city of Fall River's skyline emerges into panoramic view, the distinctive green Fabergé egg-shaped twin bell towers of St. Anne's Church greet anyone driving east over the Braga Bridge. The 110-year-old ... Rumor and ...

Tug or war over Athy church bell - Kildare Nationalist

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 07:30 AM PDT


Kildare Nationalist

Tug or war over Athy church bell
Kildare Nationalist
A two-and-a-half tonne bronze bell that rang out from the tower of the Dominican Church in Athy for more than 120 years has found itself in the middle of a tug of war. The bell was removed during the sale of the church to Kildare Co Council by its ...

Bellringers appeal - Petersfield Today

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 05:13 AM PDT


Bellringers appeal
Petersfield Today
The bells at Trotton have been out of action for six months due to structural issues, but they are working again now, and people willing to learn the ropes, as well as experienced ringers, are needed. There is no age restriction with children welcome too.

Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge - Worcester News

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 05:08 AM PDT


Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge
Worcester News
Chris Mew, president of the central council of church bell ringers, added: “There are 5,000 bell towers for change ringing and our challenge is to unlock the doors to 500 of them." To take part in the challenge bell towers need to be registered by ...

NOSTALGIA: Bellringer and war hero remembered at his church - Eastbourne Herald

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 02:38 AM PDT


Eastbourne Herald

NOSTALGIA: Bellringer and war hero remembered at his church
Eastbourne Herald
The tenor bell, recently re-installed in the tower is engraved with the names of Harry Burgess and for other Westham bellringers who all died in the same war. Tom and Trudy Drummond, the chairman and secretary of the Westham and Pevensey branch of the ...

Expat life, a foot in two worlds - swissinfo.ch

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 11:09 PM PDT


swissinfo.ch

Expat life, a foot in two worlds
swissinfo.ch
UK-born Maggie Gerber rings the bells of Wengen's English Church and then stands ready to welcome all who come through the open door. As church warden for the past 20 years – one of her many local hats – she extends a ready smile, a firm handshake, ...

Patriarch Kirill: 'Live in Peace! It is my address to both Orthodox Christians and Muslims' - Realnoe vremya

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 11:07 PM PDT


Realnoe vremya

Patriarch Kirill: 'Live in Peace! It is my address to both Orthodox Christians and Muslims'
Realnoe vremya
A big delegation of churchmen, including the most authoritative ones like vicar of the Raifa Virgin Monastery archimandrite Vsevolod, his colleague from the Kizichesky Monastery hegumen Pimen, senior cleric of the Nikolsky Cathedral protoiereus Ioann ...

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Episcopal churches to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 07:51 PM PDT


Episcopal churches to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Carilloneur Marcia Piermattei will ring the carillon bells as a call to prayer and a call to action. As the bells toll, participants will ... Any interested bell ringers or other participants are welcome to join in the effort at All Saints church. For ...

Browsing the Arts: July 22 through July 28 - cleveland.com

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 04:17 PM PDT


cleveland.com

Browsing the Arts: July 22 through July 28
cleveland.com
155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls. 440-247-7507 or valleyartcenter.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Exhibits: "Annual Student & Faculty Art," Michael Steinberg's photography exhibit "Pour" and "En Plein Air Art" exhibitions ...

What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC - Philly.com (blog)

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 12:05 PM PDT


Philly.com (blog)

What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC
Philly.com (blog)
The red neon initials of the savings and loan society, which built the tower during the Depression and collapsed in the banking crisis of the early '90s, are still a Philadelphia landmark. - Inga Saffron ... Think of Skyspace as a descendant of the ...

Bells to ring out for heritage - Yorkshire Evening Post

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:48 AM PDT


Yorkshire Evening Post

Bells to ring out for heritage
Yorkshire Evening Post
The tradition of change ringing has its roots in England. Instead of 'tunes' the bells ring in orderly sequences that the ringers learn as patterns and then ring from memory. Ringers control the bell with a rope, while the bell turns full circle ...

Rejoice! Pippa Middleton's engagement finally links the royals with Made in Chelsea - The Guardian

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:45 AM PDT


The Guardian

Rejoice! Pippa Middleton's engagement finally links the royals with Made in Chelsea
The Guardian
Let the bells peal out! As regular readers know, nothing brings more joy to Lost in Showbiz's vodka-pickled heart than a new celebrity to add to its collection, and one has come soaring in this week with the promising alacrity of the flying baby in ...

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6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Safe From Intruders - TIME

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 07:23 AM PDT


6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Safe From Intruders
TIME
Summertime, and the living is easy — especially for burglars. While you're out of town chasing the sun, it's easier for thieves to case your house for a quick plunder. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, burglaries are around 10% more ...

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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning July 21 - Freepress Online

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 07:14 AM PDT


Calendar Listings for the Week beginning July 21
Freepress Online
Same-day annual public lunch at John Street United Methodist Church in Camden served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $12 for roast turkey and all-you-can eat salads, including macaroni, fruit, potato. Taste for .... “Changing Tacks: A Career at Sea,” 7-8:30 p.m ...

Week Ahead What's On Listings 21-07-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 12:05 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 21-07-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Jazz Night: with the Silver Bell Band playing all your traditional Jazz favourites. Every alternate Thu ..... Euxton Parish Church Community Centre, School Lane, Euxton, Chorley. Tel: 01257 278400 ... Tea Dance: a wonderful afternoon with live music ...

Old Limestone courthouse bell to be relocated — again - The Decatur Daily

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 10:10 PM PDT


The Decatur Daily

Old Limestone courthouse bell to be relocated — again
The Decatur Daily
The inscription reads, "Troy Bell Foundry. Jones & Company. Troy, N.Y. 1871. JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY. Old Limestone Courthouse. A black and white photograph shows construction of Limestone County's 1867 courthouse. A bell from the building ...

Mahaffey Family Camp opens Friday - Clearfield Progress

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 08:07 PM PDT


Clearfield Progress

Mahaffey Family Camp opens Friday
Clearfield Progress
MAHAFFEY — Come Friday, the bells in the historic tower on the grounds of Mahaffey Camp and Conference Center will peal, calling the faithful to the 120th edition of Mahaffey Family Camp held at the grounds north of Mahaffey along the banks of the ...

Tour de France, Catholic Style - National Catholic Register

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 03:04 PM PDT


National Catholic Register

Tour de France, Catholic Style
National Catholic Register
Limoges, best known for its enamels and porcelain, is also home to a stunning Gothic cathedral noted for its rood loft and octagonal bell tower, as well as the Chappelle Saint-Aurélien and Church of St Michel-des-Lions, which house the relics of Sts ...

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Inside the Old Goucher home of Radica Textiles founder and designer Sarah Templin. - Baltimore Magazine

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 02:54 PM PDT


Baltimore Magazine

Inside the Old Goucher home of Radica Textiles founder and designer Sarah Templin.
Baltimore Magazine
The darker wood ones were actually made out of demolished church pews that we found. IDIOSYNCRATIC ILLUMINATION: One year for ... into Paranoid, the old Black Sabbath album. But also the new Peals album—Bruce's band—that is about to come out.

News of the Weird: July 20, 2016 - Erie Reader

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 09:02 AM PDT


Erie Reader

News of the Weird: July 20, 2016
Erie Reader
More and more churches (“hundreds,” according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a “money-back guarantee” if they tithe 10 percent (or more) of their income for 90 days -- but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently ...

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Answer Man: Chimes don't ring a bell? They're new - Post-Bulletin

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 08:04 AM PDT


Post-Bulletin

Answer Man: Chimes don't ring a bell? They're new
Post-Bulletin
One of the 56 bells in Mayo's Plummer Building carilllon prior to its hoisting into the bell tower. Hopefully the man at left didn't hang onto the bell as it was hoisted. prev. next. ×. 6 remaining of 7. Welcome! We hope that you enjoy our free content ...

We're Really Glad We Don't Have These Jobs Right Now - Londonist

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 02:04 AM PDT


Londonist

We're Really Glad We Don't Have These Jobs Right Now
Londonist
Whitechapel Bell Foundry. The clever people at Whitechapel Bell Foundry have to heat the furnace up to 1,150°C to melt the tin and copper which goes into bell-making. Sweaty! See also: London Glassblowing in Bermondsey.

BOB CURTIS: Deep feeling of pride in history - Torquay Herald Express

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 12:26 AM PDT


BOB CURTIS: Deep feeling of pride in history
Torquay Herald Express
Surely if you intend moving to a new town, one of the first surveys should be residential noise like traffic, public noise or regular church bell-ringing? Some years ago I had to smile when an in-comer to Brixham, originally from the Midlands, told me ...

All Saints Church to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 09:45 PM PDT


All Saints Church to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Since the early Middle Ages, churches have rung bells to call people to prayer, and to call a community to attention. Organizers point out the project engages both. Any interested bell ringers or other participants are welcome to join in the effort ...

Muslim Persecution of Christians: April 2016 - AINA (press release)

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 07:37 PM PDT


AINA (press release)

Muslim Persecution of Christians: April 2016
AINA (press release)
Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II (left) of the Syriac Orthodox Church requested that Sweden's government ensure the safety of Christian refugees in Sweden, by moving them out of asylum seekers' housing where Muslim residents are persecuting them. Anders ...

Keep calm and carillon - Oaklandpostonline

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 07:33 PM PDT


Oaklandpostonline

Keep calm and carillon
Oaklandpostonline
For the second summer in a row, Oakland University is bringing the community together through the use of Elliott Tower. The Carillon Concert series put on by the university gives students and community members the chance to see internationally ...

Wet and wild flumes at Inverness Aquadome are a match for big Nessie - The Sunday Post

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 05:10 PM PDT

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