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Christmas in Odessa features holiday house tours, music, decorations ... - Middletown Transcript

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 07:00 AM PST


Middletown Transcript

Christmas in Odessa features holiday house tours, music, decorations ...
Middletown Transcript
Concert by First State Bell Ringers at Old Saint Paul's until noon. Colonial holiday greens demonstration at Old Barn behind Wilson/Warner House until noon. Tea at Old Saint Paul's located at 506 High St., until 3 p.m.. 1 p.m.. Christmas Music played ...

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas events abound - Wicked Local

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 06:16 AM PST


Wicked Local

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas events abound
Wicked Local
There are plenty of fun choices close to home for celebrating the spirit of the season, including four locally produced “Nutcracker” shows, parades, fairs, tree-lightings, Polar Express-themed train rides, pops concerts and Christmas song and stage ...

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Wichita-area agencies provide 2015 holiday wish lists - Wichita Eagle

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 04:57 AM PST


Wichita Eagle

Wichita-area agencies provide 2015 holiday wish lists
Wichita Eagle
15 Newstyle Shock Proof Case Lightweight Kids Super Protection Cover with Audio Amplifier Design for Apple iPad mini; packs of individual, colored construction paper; mini-clocks; five paperback copies of “Beardance” by Will Hobbs; The Learning Carpet ...

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A glimpse inside the St. Anne's Church steeple - CapitalGazette.com

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 04:08 AM PST


CapitalGazette.com

A glimpse inside the St. Anne's Church steeple
CapitalGazette.com
... panes beneath each clock face. Level three has the air-conditioning units and the cast-iron bells, the largest one made by the Meneely Bell Foundry of Troy, New York, and donated in 1865 by the senior warden of the second church. The three chiming ...

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Port Angeles church to host holiday concert, sing-along Tuesday - Peninsula Daily

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 12:31 AM PST


Port Angeles church to host holiday concert, sing-along Tuesday
Peninsula Daily
Advent and Christmas carols and Old English readings fill out the program, promised Lingerfelt, director of the NorthWest Women's Chorale. “Ding Dong Merrily on High” on Bonham's bells, “O Holy Night,” from the clarinet ensemble and poetry from the ...

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Historic bell placed on historic Winston House - Corvallis Gazette Times

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 12:13 AM PST


Historic bell placed on historic Winston House
Corvallis Gazette Times
The bell itself is about 20 inches tall, but the bell in its bracket is 28 inches tall. The bell was made at the C.S. Bell Company, a bell foundry in Hillsboro. Beverly Browne and Julie Winston spray-painted the bell silver and placed it on top a red ...

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This Is Water Theatre premieres first original production Wednesday night - The Eagle

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 10:08 PM PST


The Eagle

This Is Water Theatre premieres first original production Wednesday night
The Eagle
On Friday, Brazos Valley TROUPE unveils Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells. Whew! That's a lot of shows, but with a little planning, you will ... Tickets range from $40 to $60 and are available at the MSC Box Office on the ground floor of ...

A chicken in every pot for Christmas - Jamaica Observer

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 09:00 PM PST


Jamaica Observer

A chicken in every pot for Christmas
Jamaica Observer
Even a church down the road was offering a Christmas bargain. The senior deacon in charge of fund-raising announced to the committee that ... Some of the rolls were fashioned into hanging bells and stars, and with the paper reusable each year, the cost ...

East Texas Events - Week of Nov. 29 - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 06:30 PM PST


East Texas Events - Week of Nov. 29
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Hospice of East Texas will host its Holiday Remembrance Ceremony and Tree Lighting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Hospice of East Texas Robert M. Rogers Home Place. The ceremony will honor the memory of friends or loved ones. There will be a candlelight ...

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Giving Back, Ecologist Style - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 02:39 PM PST


PLoS Blogs (blog)

Giving Back, Ecologist Style
PLoS Blogs (blog)
But this is the season for charity, with bell ringers on the street corners and everyone's minds on the perfect gift to show they care, whether for family or for those in need. The three months between November and January provide the majority of ...

Area agencies provide holiday wish lists - Wichita Eagle

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 02:12 PM PST


Wichita Eagle

Area agencies provide holiday wish lists
Wichita Eagle
15 Newstyle Shock Proof Case Lightweight Kids Super Protection Cover with Audio Amplifier Design for Apple iPad mini; packs of individual, colored construction paper; mini-clocks; five paperback copies of “Beardance” by Will Hobbs; The Learning Carpet ...

Apparently the cost was too great a... - Virtue Online

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 02:09 PM PST


Virtue Online

Apparently the cost was too great a...
Virtue Online
In 1955, a larger modern church was constructed on the property, featuring a west-end bell tower and floor-to-ceiling windows segmented by thin concrete columns. If demolished, Rathbone said the property at 1949 ... The modernist St. Barnabas Church ...

Along Lake Geneva in a convertible car - The Hans India

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 09:20 AM PST


The Hans India

Along Lake Geneva in a convertible car
The Hans India
One fine summer morning, I got into a convertible car in Lausanne, to have a grand tour alongside Lake Geneva. My route was from Morges to Nyon, cruising on local roads through forests, fields, meadows and typical villages, all the time accompanied by ...

@Kady: A user's guide to our wondrous Parliament! - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 04:25 AM PST


Ottawa Citizen

@Kady: A user's guide to our wondrous Parliament!
Ottawa Citizen
Depending on how they proceed, that can lead to a flurry of unscheduled votes — each of which requires a 30-minute bell break to ensure members can make it back to the Chamber in time to vote, which can end up causing havoc to the government's hoped ...

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Religion Digest - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 11:10 PM PST


Religion Digest
Worcester Telegram
29 at the Pilgrim Congregational Church - United Church of Christ, 26 West St. The special service will feature brass quintet accompanied musical selections by the junior, teen and senior choirs, as well as the Rainbow Bell Ringers. For more ...

Terry Mackin: How not to be holiday weird - Belleville News-Democrat

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 07:19 PM PST


Belleville News-Democrat

Terry Mackin: How not to be holiday weird
Belleville News-Democrat
I'll give a little extra to the bell ringers outside stores, or the homeless along the highways. It's the season to give, right? ▫ I hope I don't wear a dark sweater on the day that someone brings in those irresistible cookie balls smothered in white ...

Steele County looking to restore clocks at the courthouse - Southernminn.com

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 05:10 PM PST


Southernminn.com

Steele County looking to restore clocks at the courthouse
Southernminn.com
That's because in the spring, Holthus was notified by Stan Christoph, president of Christoph Paccard and Bell Foundry, about the clocks' conditions. “We have glass issues, wood rot, and the hands don't keep time,” Holthus said. “It's starting to show ...

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HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound - Wicked Local

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 01:21 PM PST


Wicked Local

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound
Wicked Local
There are plenty of fun choices close to home for celebrating the spirit of the season, including four locally produced “Nutcracker” shows, parades, fairs, tree-lightings, Polar Express-themed train rides, pops concerts and Christmas song and stage ...

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The Story Behind 'Alice's Restaurant' —the 50-Year-Old Song that Is Forever Young - AlterNet

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 10:46 AM PST


AlterNet

The Story Behind 'Alice's Restaurant' —the 50-Year-Old Song that Is Forever Young
AlterNet
When they returned to Stockbridge the church was still, architecturally speaking, a church -- one huge open space, with a ceiling 30-feet above it, where the pews had been, and a 70-foot-tall bell tower that could only be accessed by climbing a tall ...
'Alice's Restaurant' Revisited, 50 Years LaterCourthouse News Service

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Return of historic bell rings in new era for Ballard Church of Christ - MLive.com

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 09:04 AM PST


MLive.com

Return of historic bell rings in new era for Ballard Church of Christ
MLive.com
Andrew Meneely is listed as a great bell maker in American history and founder of the world-class Meneely Bell Foundry in West Troy, known today as Watervliet, New York. More than 65,000 bells under the Meneely brand were cast between 1826 and 1952, ...

Fufanu - 'Few More Days To Go' - NME.com

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 07:45 AM PST


NME.com

Fufanu - 'Few More Days To Go'
NME.com
the sonics a vibrant, electronically-driven clash of clattering drums and church bell-esque peals. Fufanu fully embrace their digital side – indeed, they began life as a punked-up techno twosome – and make it chime with the bassy, rigid throb of ...

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Pot of the Week: The Bell Ringer's Jug of St Giles Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme - Culture24

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 07:17 AM PST


Culture24

Pot of the Week: The Bell Ringer's Jug of St Giles Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Culture24
In the collection at the Brampton Museum there are two ale jugs thought to have been used by the bell ringers of St Giles Church. Bell ringing can be thirsty work and in order to give the ringers the strength to carry on a tradition was established to ...

Holiday events bring joy, music - The News-Press

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 05:04 AM PST


The News-Press

Holiday events bring joy, music
The News-Press
Here is a sampling of where to ring in the holiday throughout Southwest Florida: *Holiday Nights Kickoff 40th ... You'll hear hits from the '50s and '60s along with traditional holiday songs you know and love such as “Let It Snow,” “Jingle Bells” and ...

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Sando sailed into history - Grimsby Telegraph

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 05:03 AM PST


Grimsby Telegraph

Sando sailed into history
Grimsby Telegraph
Thousands of people were on the docks to welcome the men back from the dead, and a joyous peal of bells was rung at the Parish Church. "Skipper Christian received a gold watch as a memento of the occasion and still has it in his possession. "The story ...

Cork travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours - The Independent

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 03:24 AM PST


The Independent

Cork travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours
The Independent
Fine architecture, cosy pubs and a spot of bell ringing. Aoife O'Riordain visits the 'People's ... On the north bank of the Lee lies the quaint neighbourhood of Shandon with its landmark clock tower of St Anne's Church (6). Cork Tourist Office (7) is ...

Christmas events round up: November 27 – December 4 - Leamington Observer

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 02:32 AM PST


Leamington Observer

Christmas events round up: November 27 – December 4
Leamington Observer
Touch FM will be on stage by the clock tower on Warwick Road from 5pm with a host of giveaways and games before the 7pm switch-on. And Old Town will be ... And on Saturday December 5 there will be a performance from the Family Service Children's Choir ...

Letters on foster children, refugees, GOP fearmongering - Wichita Eagle

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:06 PM PST


Letters on foster children, refugees, GOP fearmongering
Wichita Eagle
We donate to the Red Cross, the United Way and church organizations, or drop money in the bell ringers' little red pots. We assist when fire, wind or ocean waves destroy homes here and abroad. If we were to take in 10,000 refugees, and divide them ...

Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ... - Saga Health News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:26 AM PST


Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ...
Saga Health News
He was a conscientious, church-going boy with a spotless record. The police are at a loss ... If the name rings a bell, that's because there were brutal riots there 30 years ago, when a policeman was hacked to death with a machete. More recently, there ...

Handbells to Ring at Nichols Museum Holiday House Tour - Beacon Hill Times

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:24 AM PST


Handbells to Ring at Nichols Museum Holiday House Tour
Beacon Hill Times
Change ringing, developed in England in the 17th century, involves the ringing of the large tuned bells in church towers through series of sequences determined by mathematical principles. Dr. Nichols helped revitalize this lost art in and well beyond ...

Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees - Harrogate Advertiser

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 09:04 AM PST


Harrogate Advertiser

Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees
Harrogate Advertiser
Plans to introduce parking charges on Sundays and extend daytime parking rates until 7pm have been shot down by councillors. Dozens of residents turned out at North Yorkshire County Councils (NYCC) Harrogate Area Committee meeting last Thursday ...

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Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season - Nuneaton News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 04:22 AM PST


Nuneaton News

Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season
Nuneaton News
Copy link to paste in your message. HO, HO, HO... youngsters get to meet Santa in his grotto. SHARE PICTURE. Copy link to paste in your message. FESTIVE SOUNDTRACK... members of Fillongley Hand Bell Ringers in action at the palliative care charity ...

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house - Gazette Series

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 03:45 AM PST


Gazette Series

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house
Gazette Series
Described in old schools logs by a former headmistress as a “useful” tool, the bell can now once again be heard in the village. Work to repair the bell took Tony about a day to complete and a replacement bell rope, which used to be used in a church ...

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers - Coleraine Times

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 11:31 PM PST


Coleraine Times

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers
Coleraine Times
Today the same eight bells hang in a square tower at the west end of the church. ... On Monday night, the ringers from St Patrick's Church in Ballymena, Lorraine and Colin Watt, Sam Letters, Alex McKay and Alistair Marrs, joined the four present at the ...

Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ... - The Elkhart Truth

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 09:02 PM PST


Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ...
The Elkhart Truth
ELKHART MUNICIPAL BAND FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT: The Elkhart Municipal Band presents a free concert for all ages including “Tuba Christmas” and the annual tradition of the Jubilee Bell Ringers prior to the start of the concert; 2:30 p.m. Dec.

Czech it out on foot - AsiaOne

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:33 PM PST


AsiaOne

Czech it out on foot
AsiaOne
When the apostles finish their journey, the golden cockerel at the top crows and quivers its wings, the bell rings and the clock chimes the hour. I reached the square ... Among the most beautiful are the Church of Our Lady before T´yn and the Kinsky ...

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Show thanks by donating blood today - Pontiac Daily Leader

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:01 PM PST


Pontiac Daily Leader

Show thanks by donating blood today
Pontiac Daily Leader
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and Christmas and other holidays following closely behind, the season and spirit of giving has finally arrived. Being charitable is as easy as donating pocket change to bell ringers stationed at store exits ...

This Week's City Notes with PN Photos - Positively Naperville

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 02:32 PM PST


This Week's City Notes with PN Photos
Positively Naperville
MILLENNIUM CARILLON WEEKLY RECITALS AND CONCERTS. Weekly recitals and concerts at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave., are held every Saturday at noon and Sunday at 3 p.m. through December. For more information, visit www.

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