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June 16: Do you remember these historic pictures? - Fayetteville Observer

Posted: 18 Jun 2016 12:21 PM PDT


Fayetteville Observer

June 16: Do you remember these historic pictures?
Fayetteville Observer
Billy, one of the cockatoos in Bob Hammond's bird act now in Chicago, rings a bell by pulling a lever with its beak, June 16, 1949. This is the way he gives answers to arithmetic problems. Whenever Billy makes a mistake, Pat, oldest of the birds struts ...

Bells ring out for BBC music day - Monmouthshire Beacon

Posted: 18 Jun 2016 07:07 AM PDT


Monmouthshire Beacon

Bells ring out for BBC music day
Monmouthshire Beacon
BELL ringers from Monmouthshire celebrated BBC Music Day earlier this month, taking part in the special event. This year bell ringers across the country were been invited to take part by ringing the in their church towers at 7pm on Friday 3rd June. The ...

Ringleader Julie is all set to make history with towering achievement - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Posted: 18 Jun 2016 05:32 AM PDT


Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Ringleader Julie is all set to make history with towering achievement
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
“At Canterbury Cathedral an especially composed method Quarter Peal will be rung - including me! As I am only a novice change ringer of just under two years, this is a huge challenge physically and mentally for me to ring on 12 bells and reach the high ...

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Naperville's Carillonneur - Naperville Community Television

Posted: 18 Jun 2016 05:00 AM PDT


Naperville Community Television

Naperville's Carillonneur
Naperville Community Television
“The carillon is unique in that the instrument itself is about 500 years old in design and the instrument you have here behind me actually functionally operates exactly the same way,” said Sleep. Sleep, who has been a church organist for over 50 years ...

Black Sabbath Announce Their Very Last Concert - antiMUSIC.com

Posted: 18 Jun 2016 04:24 AM PDT


antiMUSIC.com

Black Sabbath Announce Their Very Last Concert
antiMUSIC.com
"It started nearly five decades ago with a crack of thunder, a distant bell ringing and then that monstrous riff that shook the earth. The heaviest rock sound ever heard," says the group. "In that moment, heavy metal was born, created by a young band ...

Community calendar from June 18 - Troy Record

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 10:22 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 18
Troy Record
SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL SUPPER: Bethany Presbyterian Church, 21 N. Lyons Ave., Menands, will be holding a Spaghetti and Meatball supper on Saturday June 18, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Folnsbee Hall. Cost: Adults ... For more information, contact the St Jude ...

Trinity bell choir sponsoring garden tour - Mason City Globe Gazette

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 02:35 PM PDT


Mason City Globe Gazette

Trinity bell choir sponsoring garden tour
Mason City Globe Gazette
MASON CITY | The Bronze Bell Choir of Trinity Lutheran Church is sponsoring Music and Art in the Garden from 1 to 3 p.m. June 26. The tour features ... All proceeds will go to benefit cancer patient Lissa Pohlman, who is a ringer in Trinity's Bronze ...

When time -- quite literally -- stood still - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 12:50 PM PDT


The Kingston Whig-Standard

When time -- quite literally -- stood still
The Kingston Whig-Standard
A small door at the back of St Andrews Church leads to a spiral staircase, the first stretch of the climb to the bell tower in Kingston, Ont. on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Jane Willsie for The Whig-Standard/Postmedia ... Maybe, in one decisive swoop, the ...

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The dream was to build a church like those their families had grown up with in Greece. - Hellenic News of America

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 11:24 AM PDT


The dream was to build a church like those their families had grown up with in Greece.
Hellenic News of America
Faith, Hope & Agape Greek Orthodox Parish of Valley Forge opened their new $4.3 million church for services. The church is ... Permanent seating, a bell tower and the rest of the iconography for the sanctuary are on the list. There are plans ... One ...

Pinal County historical homes and buildings - azcentral.com

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 11:11 AM PDT


azcentral.com

Pinal County historical homes and buildings
azcentral.com
The bell tower rises to four arched openings in a diamond pattern. A ground story niche holds a statue. A stucco overlay covers the .... Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 221 E. Eighth St., Florence | Historians say this church is ...

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Against Using Bells to Tell the Time - Cherwell Online

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 07:37 AM PDT


Cherwell Online

Against Using Bells to Tell the Time
Cherwell Online
It is the curse of the Oxford student to be inescapably surrounded on all sides by heritage clock towers and their perennial bells. The clock in closest proximity to me, at about a couple of hundred feet, is that of Queen's ... But just as clock towers ...

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Once a slave to drugs and his own celebrity, John Galliano is back, sober and letting his designs do the talking - The Australian

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 07:03 AM PDT


The Australian

Once a slave to drugs and his own celebrity, John Galliano is back, sober and letting his designs do the talking
The Australian
My primary school, St Thomas's Church. Everything seemed littler.” He stood outside his ... “I walked through those doors and I saw the decayed paint and it had such a soul, and St Joseph's bells were pealing,” he says. “Alexi [his boyfriend] must have ...

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St Peter's Church proves bell ringing can flourish given enough rope - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 02:10 AM PDT


Clacton and Frinton Gazette

St Peter's Church proves bell ringing can flourish given enough rope
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
This is how tower captain at St Peter's Church, on North Hill, Colchester, described the English pastime. Steve Goddard, who at 58 has been ringing bells for 47 years, said along with real ale, the three form a quintessential trio. But Steve explained ...

Bell ringing: Lost art or undergoing a steady rebrand? - Gazette

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 02:04 AM PDT


Gazette

Bell ringing: Lost art or undergoing a steady rebrand?
Gazette
“Only four quarter peals are allowed each year, which take around an hour, because it's all under environmental noise pollution.” While on the face of it, it would seem bell ringing could quite easily become a lost art, the fascination remains. On a ...

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St Peter's Church proves bell ringing can flourish given enough rope - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 02:03 AM PDT


Maldon and Burnham Standard

St Peter's Church proves bell ringing can flourish given enough rope
Maldon and Burnham Standard
This is how tower captain at St Peter's Church, on North Hill, Colchester, described the English pastime. Steve Goddard, who ... He said: “Unfortunately there's a lot less ringers than there are bells, whereas years ago there was probably enough to ...

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Village life fun at One Weekend - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 01:55 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Village life fun at One Weekend
LoughboroughEcho.net
There were some superb displays, mainly produced by members of the church and village residents. ... animals and used the lambing simulator with the University of Veterinary Medicine, generate electricity with Uniper, pack a 23kg holiday suitcase ...

Chaffey High clock tower once again rings out the time - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 09:29 PM PDT


Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Chaffey High clock tower once again rings out the time
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Nobody seems to know when the bells stopping ringing on the Ontario campus, which was established in 1911, but it's been decades. The clock's four faces have rarely ... It's the second functioning bell tower on Euclid Avenue. Further south, at F Street ...

Sandwich's Vigil Among Many Honoring Orlando Victims - CapeNews.net

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 08:20 PM PDT


Sandwich's Vigil Among Many Honoring Orlando Victims
CapeNews.net
Sandwich resident Alexandra Bodrie helped her two young sons light their candles as they joined a crowd of people outside St. John's Episcopal Church Wednesday evening, June 15, to remember the 49 people killed when a man, pledging his allegiance to ...

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49 candles lit, bell tolls peal in Bethlehem church for Orlando victims - lehighvalleylive.com

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 06:13 PM PDT


lehighvalleylive.com

49 candles lit, bell tolls peal in Bethlehem church for Orlando victims
lehighvalleylive.com
A candle is lit beside a pair of shoes for each of the 49 people killed in a shooting June 12, 2016 at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, during a service Thursday, June 16, 2016, hosted by the Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley in ...

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Southwark grants antennae faculty - Church Times

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 04:09 PM PDT


Southwark grants antennae faculty
Church Times
THE Consistory Court of the diocese of Southwark granted a faculty permitting the installation of six antennae and a transmission dish in the bell tower of St Luke's, Charlton (pictured), despite local opposition. The petitioners for the faculty were ...

Death of an historic Toronto Anglican church - TheBulletin.ca

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:18 PM PDT


TheBulletin.ca

Death of an historic Toronto Anglican church
TheBulletin.ca
St. Peter's has an attached bell tower with a bell rung by hand every Sunday and recently one neighbour was heard to say that he felt safe whenever he heard that bell. A recent church flyer described “an ... Amalgamation probably will happen. Faith is ...

Hundreds attend moving vigil in memory of MP Jo Cox in Birstall - Yorkshire Evening Post

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 01:05 PM PDT


Yorkshire Evening Post

Hundreds attend moving vigil in memory of MP Jo Cox in Birstall
Yorkshire Evening Post
Jonathan Rhodes, bellringer, lowers the flag to half mast at St Peter's Church. Houseboat owners on the same jetty brought flowers to lay on the boat that the MP and her husband and children lived on. The close-knit community of boat owners along the ...
Shellshocked community in Birstall attends moving vigil in memory of MP Jo CoxSpenborough Guardian

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Chance to try bellringing - Wellington Weekly News

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 12:47 PM PDT


Chance to try bellringing
Wellington Weekly News
BUDDING campanologists have the chance to try out their skills with the benefit of a simulator at Hillfarrance Church on Saturday afternoon at a fete on the Green to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday. The simulator has proved to be a valuable ...

Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church - This Is Lancashire

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 04:03 AM PDT


This Is Lancashire

Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church
This Is Lancashire
There will also be Tower Tours — a chance to climb to the top of the tallest church tower in Lancashire — and see bell ringers in action as well as having a go yourself. Musical interludes will be held throughout the day and veteran and vintage Rolls ...

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Birthday bells bring the police calling - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:48 AM PDT


Ludlow Advertiser

Birthday bells bring the police calling
Ludlow Advertiser
POLICE in Ludlow have been slammed after two officers visited St Laurence Church in Ludlow to investigate the noise of bells ringing to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. Tim Gill, who is a member of ... “I had to check it was the Queen's Official ...

Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church - The Bolton News

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:47 AM PDT


The Bolton News

Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church
The Bolton News
There will also be Tower Tours — a chance to climb to the top of the tallest church tower in Lancashire — and see bell ringers in action as well as having a go yourself. Musical interludes will be held throughout the day and veteran and vintage Rolls ...

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Historic church back on firm foundation - Eagle-Tribune

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:07 AM PDT


Eagle-Tribune

Historic church back on firm foundation
Eagle-Tribune
Lindemann said the next steps in the multi-year renovation schedule includes starting on the connector piece that will include a new elevator, repairing the roof and getting the tower put back together. "We will then be able to ring the bell for the ...

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'Love does win': Vigil held for victims of Orlando massacre - Salisbury Post

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 09:11 PM PDT


Salisbury Post

'Love does win': Vigil held for victims of Orlando massacre
Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — It's quiet except for the peal of a bell and the sound of sniffles from the crowd. Candle flames dance in the wind, and rainbow-striped pride flags flutter from where they hang in hands and pockets. The bell rings out – one peal for each ...

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Lunchtime life: Today, Tuesday, June 14, from Grafton Underwood - Northampton Herald and Post

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 06:21 PM PDT


Lunchtime life: Today, Tuesday, June 14, from Grafton Underwood
Northampton Herald and Post
Picture 2: Here is the 8th USAAF Memorial stained glass window at St James Church. The window is in remembrance of those who gave their lives for freedom during World War II while serving at Grafton Underwood 1942-45, especially the members of the ...

Elmira bell tolls for Orlando shooting victims - Elmira Star-Gazette

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 03:08 PM PDT


Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira bell tolls for Orlando shooting victims
Elmira Star-Gazette
The 50 rings resounded throughout downtown from the Trinity Episcopal Church bell tower at 3 p.m. Each toll represented one life lost in Sunday massacre, including the shooter, Omar Mateen. The sound of bells tolling was heard throughout the region and ...

Music this weekend, next week: June 17-23 - Cincinnati.com

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 11:23 AM PDT


Cincinnati.com

Music this weekend, next week: June 17-23
Cincinnati.com
859-491-6659; covington.mollymalonesirishpub.com. Classical. Wesley Bell Ringers Concert, 7:30-9 p.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5261 Foley Road, Delhi Township. 1 of premier youth hand bell choirs in United States, from Christ United Methodist ...

Black Sabbath isi vor incheia cariera acolo unde au inceput-o - METALHEAD Romania

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 07:09 AM PDT


METALHEAD Romania

Black Sabbath isi vor incheia cariera acolo unde au inceput-o
METALHEAD Romania
Ultimele doua concerte sustinute de formatie vor avea loc in Birmingham. Ceea ce a inceput ca un zvon se dovedeste a fi adevarat. Artistii au confirmat faptul ca ultimul show Black Sabbath va fi in Birmingham. Anterior acestor 2 concerte, formatia va ...

Summer Pops readies for 'spectacular' show - The Westerly Sun

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 06:30 AM PDT


The Westerly Sun

Summer Pops readies for 'spectacular' show
The Westerly Sun
As always, Pops will close with Tchaikovsky's “1812 Overture,” the cannons of the Newport Artillery and the bells of Christ Church. Saunders said there's something else the Pops audience should keep in mind as they set up their blankets and chairs to ...

Queen's 90th birthday celebrated by young and old - Gainsborough Standard

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 01:56 AM PDT


Gainsborough Standard

Queen's 90th birthday celebrated by young and old
Gainsborough Standard
... Trentside made crowns and prizes were given to all the children who took part. Residents in Beckingham also enjoyed a street party and had a scarecrow competition, as well as music from the Gainsborough Grammar school choir, a teddy bears picnic ...

We asked for your memories of the 1996 IRA bomb in Manchester and the response was incredible - Manchester Evening News

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 12:10 AM PDT


Manchester Evening News

We asked for your memories of the 1996 IRA bomb in Manchester and the response was incredible
Manchester Evening News
“Glass rained down from the Arndale tower and the bottom fell out of the escalators at the other end of Market Street. “We just dived on the ... "We were in Manchester to change some money as I was going on a school trip to France. "When the bomb ...

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The Queen's Cream Tea - Thurrock Gazette

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 10:48 PM PDT


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