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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 8-10 - Planet Princeton

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 09:40 AM PST


Planet Princeton

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 8-10
Planet Princeton
Carillon Concert at Princeton University – Enjoy some holiday Carillion music. Considered the largest musical instrument in the world, a carillon consists of a series of at least 23 tuned bells, played from a keyboard that allows expressiveness through ...

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Bell ringers to perform Sunday at free concert - Gridley Herald

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 07:16 AM PST


Bell ringers to perform Sunday at free concert
Gridley Herald
The Trinity Presbyterian Church Bell Choir, the Joyful Ringers under the direction of Joan Nylund, will perform at the Community Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Sunday, December 10, at the LDS Church, 400 Spruce Street, Gridley. Noted musicians also ...

Faith briefs - Bemidji Pioneer

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 05:31 AM PST


Bemidji Pioneer

Faith briefs
Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI—Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave. SE, will host a community Christmas Concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10. Those performing for the concert will include Deb McGregor, Anne Meredith, Kristi Tell-Miller and Miriam Tell, Kari Pickett ...

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Des King | Let's do more to make this the most wonderful time of the year - Packaging News

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 04:48 AM PST


Packaging News

Des King | Let's do more to make this the most wonderful time of the year
Packaging News
Viewed from a tinsel-free perspective, this recurrent show of amnesia beggars belief; likewise Christmas present itself: now more celebrated by the metronomic ring of the cash register than the joyous peal of church bells. Not that there's any cause ...

Soldier killed in Korea War to be honoured at War Memorial - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 02:52 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Soldier killed in Korea War to be honoured at War Memorial
LoughboroughEcho.net
The plaque has been produced by John Taylor's Bell Foundry, the only major bell foundry in the UK. It will replicate the existing plaques on the Carillon War Memorial. Coun Jenny Bokor, lead member for Loughborough said: “We are pleased that we can ...

Council to set aside land for bell foundry's future - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 02:50 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Council to set aside land for bell foundry's future
LoughboroughEcho.net
The Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust has submitted a £10m bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to support the project. If the application is successful, the council will transfer the land to the foundry at zero cost. It will provide a new entrance, employee ...

Belknap Mill Matters - Ringing in the season - The Laconia Daily Sun

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 01:11 AM PST


The Laconia Daily Sun

Belknap Mill Matters - Ringing in the season
The Laconia Daily Sun
When the owners of the destroyed mill decided to rebuild, they asked the Holbrook bell foundry to recast the ruined bell. Supposedly, locals supplied 50 silver dollars to be added to the molten metal to improve the tone – a common practice for ...

Study reveals history, conditions of Old Schoolhouse – The Creswell ... - Creswell Chronicle

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 05:54 PM PST


Creswell Chronicle

Study reveals history, conditions of Old Schoolhouse – The Creswell ...
Creswell Chronicle
By Erin Tierney The Creswell Chronicle The Old Schoolhouse recently underwent an extensive evaluation by an historic preservation architect. The findings couldn't come at a more apt time, considering the fate of the Old Schoolhouse at 195 S. 2nd St.

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Kirkheaton, W Yorks

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Greenwood p84 shows tenor as 11-2-27; Dove value ex JTco..

Mytholmroyd, W Yorks

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Flag set: Dove tenor wt ex JT(ADH) and not=Greenwood

Concert Review: OJC Christmas Concert - News - LA Junta Tribune ... - La Junta Tribune Democrat

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 03:35 PM PST


La Junta Tribune Democrat

Concert Review: OJC Christmas Concert - News - LA Junta Tribune ...
La Junta Tribune Democrat
Monday night's Christmas concert by the OJC College and Community Choir, directed by Dean Rees with piano accompaniment by Sally Kappel, was outstanding. The choir's performance in four-part harmony was balanced and artistic, and projected warmth and ...

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This Weekend on the Mountain - Mountain News

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 02:25 PM PST


Mountain News

This Weekend on the Mountain
Mountain News
This group of 11 bell ringers, under the direction of Billie Weiss, will use five octaves of English handbells (61 bells) and three octaves of hand chimes (37 chimes) to create the music they perform. They will be joined by Peter McHugh on percussion ...

North Shore Community Calendar - The Salem News

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 12:36 PM PST


North Shore Community Calendar
The Salem News
Beverly: Manchester Singers Holiday Concert, 4:30 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, 552 Cabot St. Selections include “In the Candlelight,” “Ding Dong Merrily on High,” Tide of Angels, “Hanukkah Night.” $10 for adults; $7 for students/seniors ...

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Bells will once again ring out from Dorstone church after ambitious project - Hereford Times

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 10:58 AM PST


Hereford Times

Bells will once again ring out from Dorstone church after ambitious project
Hereford Times
These bells have been silent for more than 65 years because in 1950, the bell tower was lowered for safety reasons, and the four ancient bells were un-hung and put on a wooden frame, where they could only be chimed. Thanks for to a grant from the ...

France's Lyon gets ready to shine during annual festival of lights - Reuters

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 10:35 AM PST


France's Lyon gets ready to shine during annual festival of lights
Reuters
LYON, France Dec 7 (Reuters) - Giant neon flowers, neon horses and cowboy cartoons projected only building facades will illuminate the French city of Lyon for the next few days, as the city holds its annual “Fete des Lumieres,” or Festival of Lights ...

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The evolution of fire fighting in Kitchissippi - Kitchissippi Times

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 08:48 AM PST


Kitchissippi Times

The evolution of fire fighting in Kitchissippi
Kitchissippi Times
In 1916, the bell and belfry to summon the fire fighters were added to Nepean town hall at the request of the brigade. Village council approved the fee of $175 be paid to W.J. Hamilton to construct the tower and install the bell, which later became ...

Festival floral display at church raises £3000 - Crewe Chronicle

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 06:28 AM PST


Crewe Chronicle

Festival floral display at church raises £3000
Crewe Chronicle
For three days, St Bartholomew's Church was home to a floral spectacular with each arrangement representing one of the gifts from the 'Twelve Days of Christmas' song. Highlights include the 'Eight Maids A Milking' arrangement by Jacqui Owen from ...

Church conversion with a steampunk aesthetic - The Globe and Mail

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 05:06 AM PST


The Globe and Mail

Church conversion with a steampunk aesthetic
The Globe and Mail
And it's reminiscent of a bell tower." On the second level, a sitting room has a view of the impressive light fixture outside. There's also a bedroom, office and bathroom on that level. Very often in new condominiums, Mr. Bonnell says, the walls and ...

What's on in north Northumberland - December 7 - December 14 - Northumberland Gazette

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 01:06 AM PST


Northumberland Gazette

What's on in north Northumberland - December 7 - December 14
Northumberland Gazette
Organised by Berwick Parish Church. Thursday (December 14). A Christmas Cracker. Crookham Village Hall, 6.30pm. An evening of good food and entertainment. The entertainment will take the form of a literary evening. Tickets £5. If you would like to take ...

To the beautiful church on the hill and a Catholic hideout | South ... - South Wales Argus

Posted: 07 Dec 2017 01:05 AM PST


South Wales Argus

To the beautiful church on the hill and a Catholic hideout | South ...
South Wales Argus
This week, we re-visit Fred Hando's 'Rambles in Gwent' as he takes us to Llantilio Crossenny.

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Bells to ring for veterans - Mount Desert Islander

Posted: 06 Dec 2017 04:35 PM PST


Bells to ring for veterans
Mount Desert Islander
BAR HARBOR — A Peals for Peace Program will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 12, around noon. The United Church of Christ Congregations of Mount Desert Island — Bar Harbor Congregational Church, Seaside United Church of Christ and Somesville Union Meeting ...

Imagining a Kevin Durant–Centric Team in Golden State - The Ringer (blog)

Posted: 06 Dec 2017 08:03 AM PST


The Ringer (blog)

Imagining a Kevin Durant–Centric Team in Golden State
The Ringer (blog)
The team has devoted six roster spots (Pachulia, West, Kevon Looney, JaVale McGee, Jordan Bell, and Damian Jones) to players who can play only at center in their system. Cook isn't even technically on the 15-man roster. He's on a two-way contract, and ...

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Cathedral celebrates community with tree festival - The Nelson Mail

Posted: 06 Dec 2017 08:01 AM PST


The Nelson Mail

Cathedral celebrates community with tree festival
The Nelson Mail
Among the groups who have decorated trees are Scouts Nelson, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nelson–Tasman, Nelson Romance Writers, Cathedral Bellringers and Nelson Provincial Museum. Aya Bartlett, 3, visited the festival with her grandfather Martin Hyde ...

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Trinity Cathedral bells again ring out in downtown San Jose - The Mercury News

Posted: 06 Dec 2017 06:16 AM PST


The Mercury News

Trinity Cathedral bells again ring out in downtown San Jose
The Mercury News
Amid the din of overhead jetliners and light-rail trains, a welcome sound has rejoined the urban chorus around San Jose's St. James Park: The bells at Trinity Cathedral once again are ringing, and they're better than ever thanks to the addition of six ...

Upcoming holiday fairs and events - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 06 Dec 2017 05:10 AM PST


Upcoming holiday fairs and events
Foster's Daily Democrat
PORTSMOUTH PRO MUSICA HOLIDAY CONCERT: St. Mary's Church, 25 Third St., Dover, Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Portsmouth Pro Musica will present two holiday concerts on the Seacoast during the second weekend of December. Benjamin Britten's A ...

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Community News: Llanbadarn Fawr - Cambrian News - Arfon & Dwyfor

Posted: 06 Dec 2017 03:32 AM PST


Cambrian News - Arfon & Dwyfor

Community News: Llanbadarn Fawr
Cambrian News - Arfon & Dwyfor
Advent Sunday saw him taking a service in another church in the Ministry Area for the first time under the watchful eye of the Vicar, the Rev Andrew Loat. On Advent Sunday afternoon the Church Choir of 16 voices, conducted by Darryl Walters and ...

Hereford Cathedral names Boy Bishop - Hereford Times

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 10:30 PM PST


Hereford Times

Hereford Cathedral names Boy Bishop
Hereford Times
Brinsley Morrison, 13, a pupil at Hereford Cathedral School, will be enthroned in the historic Ceremony of the Boy Bishop on Sunday, December 10. His older brother Jacob is a member of the cathedral's bell-ringing team, while younger brother Rufus ...

Historic church spared from wrecking ball as site redeveloped - Courier Mail

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 08:35 PM PST


Courier Mail

Historic church spared from wrecking ball as site redeveloped
Courier Mail
New owners of the former church grounds at Longfellow St had applied to flatten the entire site including the historic 1908-built former Baptist church. A council spokesman said the church would be retained but the church hall and modern additions ...

Rwanda trip creates lifetime memories - OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 06:55 PM PST


OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM

Rwanda trip creates lifetime memories
OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM
Some days, the Muslim call to prayer would first echo through the valley followed later by a the church bell ringing. Students followed morning prayer by cooking breakfast in large kettles, setting up the dining hall, sweeping the campus, washing ...

Historic Clock, an Interior Landmark, Must Be Preserved As Is, Panel Rules - Law.com

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 04:11 PM PST


Law.com

Historic Clock, an Interior Landmark, Must Be Preserved As Is, Panel Rules
Law.com
The massive timepiece, which has rung out the hours for more than 100 years, features a 5,000-pound bell hanging over a spiral staircase. It is also one of the world's few remaining giant clocks that must be wound to work. “Indeed, the only other clock ...

Return trip to Australia shows it's as great now as it was during the late 1960s - seattlepi.com (blog)

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 03:17 PM PST


seattlepi.com (blog)

Return trip to Australia shows it's as great now as it was during the late 1960s
seattlepi.com (blog)
Perth has a bell tower in the harbor area with the only royal bells to have left Great Britain. You can take a tour and ring the bells, but we didn't have time. IMG_8367. 21. Perth has many beautiful parks. IMG_8704. 22. Perth also has a great public ...

A Canon of Hyperbole - Cincinnati Republic

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 01:00 PM PST


Cincinnati Republic

A Canon of Hyperbole
Cincinnati Republic
The left on healthcare, taxes, and net neutrality seem to be the bell-ringers of late. But just under a decade ago, many on the right insisted that Barack Obama was not an American citizen and with him would come Sharia Law. But here we are, and here ...

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Jamestown Unearthed: Reconstructing a 17th-century church bell - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 11:56 AM PST


Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Jamestown Unearthed: Reconstructing a 17th-century church bell
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
That meant the team could place the bell in the James Fort's timeline. But it wasn't until Benjamin Sunderlin, a campanologist — or bell expert — came along that the team had any hope of hearing how the bell had sounded. “Lo and behold, this guy ...

Why we could see more American tourists in Gloucester - Gloucestershire Live

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 07:29 AM PST


Gloucestershire Live

Why we could see more American tourists in Gloucester
Gloucestershire Live
The oldest peal of bells in the USA are in Old North Church, Boston. They were made in 1744 by the famous Rudhall foundry in Gloucester and installed in 1745. One of the first bell ringers at the church was Paul Revere who with William Dawes made the ...

What events are happening to commemorate the Halifax Explosion? - CBC.ca

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 07:03 AM PST


CBC.ca

What events are happening to commemorate the Halifax Explosion?
CBC.ca
A cannon, bells, horns and sirens. The Halifax Citadel's cannon will fire at 9:04:35 a.m. and will be followed by the sounds of city hall's tower bell, church bells, ferry horns and naval and merchant ship sirens, which will all ring out for one minute ...

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Festive season kicks off in Royston, Melbourn and Meldreth - Royston Crow

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 06:17 AM PST


Royston Crow

Festive season kicks off in Royston, Melbourn and Meldreth
Royston Crow
Picture: The Seber family receiving presents from Santa at the Melbourn Hub Grotto. Hugo and brother Willem with Dad James and Chloe from the Hub Cafe. The festive season got off to a fabulous start with three celebrations taking place in Royston ...

John W. Van de Kamp: Peace on Earth always remains an elusive goal - CapitalGazette.com

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 02:09 AM PST


CapitalGazette.com

John W. Van de Kamp: Peace on Earth always remains an elusive goal
CapitalGazette.com
11, 2001, nearly 60 years later, radical Islamic assassins slammed two airliners into the World Trade Center in New York City and one into the Pentagon. Passengers crashed the fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. At the Emma E. Booker ...

Monday madness as Perth motorists chase cheap fuel before price hike - WAtoday

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 10:05 PM PST


WAtoday

Monday madness as Perth motorists chase cheap fuel before price hike
WAtoday
Perth motorists waited in idling cars for up to 30 minutes on Monday in an effort to avoid rapidly rising fuel prices. FuelWatch warned petrol prices were set to soar to a three-year high on Tuesday, which saw motorists flock to service stations and ...

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Letter: Homelessness and how to spell HOPE - The Suburban Times

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 03:18 PM PST


The Suburban Times

Letter: Homelessness and how to spell HOPE
The Suburban Times
Of all seasons of the year it's this one when the needs of others, as sure as sleigh bells – and cash registers – ring, can weigh on our conscience like an embarrassing over-burdened, festively decorated Christmas tree – the fire in the hearth snap ...

Sudbury Bell Ringers to present holiday concert - Wicked Local Sudbury

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 02:11 PM PST


Wicked Local Sudbury

Sudbury Bell Ringers to present holiday concert
Wicked Local Sudbury
SUDBURY — The Sudbury Bell Ringers will present a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at Memorial Congregational Church, 26 Concord Road. The event will feature holiday music, filled with sacred and secular Christmas carols and seasonal songs. The ...

The countdown to MiFID II: Born on the 3rd Jan? - bobsguide.com - Bobsguide (press release)

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 10:44 AM PST


The countdown to MiFID II: Born on the 3rd Jan? - bobsguide.com
Bobsguide (press release)
As the peal of the 2018 New Year's Day bells fade away, spare a thought for all those MiFIDians, for whom the seasonal break was shorter than usual, or was a welcome respite before the oncoming storm on 3rd January go-live, a date itself tempestuously ...

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Bishop of Penrith blesses Bampton church's new bells in time for Christmas - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 10:06 AM PST


The Westmorland Gazette

Bishop of Penrith blesses Bampton church's new bells in time for Christmas
The Westmorland Gazette
... who sponsored them are Bob Eastham, aged 96, and his late wife. Mr Eastham lived in Burnbanks, near Bampton, as part of the Haweswater dam-building community. He was eight years old when he arrived in 1929 with his parents, from London, and his ...

Clock atop historic Anderson County Courthouse stops for repairs - Anderson Independent Mail

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 08:57 AM PST


Anderson Independent Mail

Clock atop historic Anderson County Courthouse stops for repairs
Anderson Independent Mail
The Verdin Company of Cincinnati will replace the controls for the clock and its chimes, said Robert Carroll, the county's general services manager. The work is expected to cost about $13,000. The Verdin Company is a 175-year-old business that has ...

Film premieres December: “Star wars: the Last Jedi”, “Tree new”, “Jumanji: a jungle” and other - The Quebec Post

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 01:23 AM PST


The Quebec Post

Film premieres December: “Star wars: the Last Jedi”, “Tree new”, “Jumanji: a jungle” and other
The Quebec Post
Katherine Han, Mila kunis and Kristen bell. Frame from the film “mommy 2”. “Burn!” (7 Dec). Actors: Inga Obadina, Victoria Isakova, Anna Ukolova, Vladimir Ilin, Daniel Glass, Tatyana Dogileva, Alexander Bortech. Synopsis. “Burn!” — honest and poignant ...

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