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

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 02:51 PM PST


Law.com

Historic Clock, an Interior Landmark, Must be Preserved As Is, Panel Rules
Law.com
It was restored by city workers, including now-city clock master Marvin Schneider in the 1980s and early 1990s, and features a 5,000-pound bell hanging over a spiral staircase. It has rung out the hours for more than 100 years and is one of the few ...

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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
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 approaches us who is a campanologist,” Outlaw said. “We didn't even know ...

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

Posted: 05 Dec 2017 07:29 AM PST


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
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. Archant. 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 ... - WAtoday

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 10:05 PM PST


WAtoday

Monday madness as Perth motorists chase cheap fuel before price ...
WAtoday
Perth motorists waited in idling cars for up to 30 minutes on Monday in an effort to avoid rapidly rising fuel prices.

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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 ...

North Shore Community Calendar - The Salem News

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 02:23 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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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 ...

$3.6M In LCHIP Grants Awarded Across New Hampshire | Concord ... - Patch.com

Posted: 04 Dec 2017 09:38 AM PST


Patch.com

$3.6M In LCHIP Grants Awarded Across New Hampshire | Concord ...
Patch.com
Concord, NH - Building, land preservation initiatives in Concord, Derry, Nashua, Portsmouth, Rye, Stratham, and other communities received grants today.

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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 ...

Marjorie Ingall - Tablet Magazine

Posted: 03 Dec 2017 09:08 PM PST


Tablet Magazine

Marjorie Ingall
Tablet Magazine
My family spent Thanksgiving in Amsterdam. We stayed in the Jordaan neighborhood, two blocks from Otto Frank's old warehouse. Every night, we went to sleep to the sound of ringing church bells. Anne Frank used to listen to them, too. (On July 11, 1942 ...

Donna Reed/Voices: Returning to Christmas - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Posted: 03 Dec 2017 03:38 PM PST


Donna Reed/Voices: Returning to Christmas
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
It's time to deck the halls again. It's time to make those lists and check them twice. It's time to start planning for the best Christmas ever. If it has been a while since you felt that certain unexplainable December magic that we all have experienced ...

Historic Wilmington church gets award-winning restoration - StarNewsOnline.com

Posted: 03 Dec 2017 07:25 AM PST


StarNewsOnline.com

Historic Wilmington church gets award-winning restoration
StarNewsOnline.com
After more than 140 years standing on Grace Street, rain had seeped into the brick, thanks to failing waterproofing and possible improper kiln firing back in the 1870s. In 2016 church leaders approached Andrew Consulting Engineers, Pannkuk's company ...

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Holiday Walking Tours: a way to spend Christmas at the Kelley House Museum - Mendocino Beacon

Posted: 03 Dec 2017 06:06 AM PST


Holiday Walking Tours: a way to spend Christmas at the Kelley House Museum
Mendocino Beacon
Entertain your guests and family this holiday season by taking a walking tour of historic Mendocino. Learn about early settlers, architecture, movie history and local lore. The two-hour walks begin at 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, with extra holiday ...

Crow River Singers, Litchfield Area Male Chorus will perform two concerts — together - Crow River Media

Posted: 03 Dec 2017 05:12 AM PST


Crow River Media

Crow River Singers, Litchfield Area Male Chorus will perform two concerts — together
Crow River Media
10, at Peace Lutheran Church, 400 Franklin St. S.W., Hutchinson. Each concert will feature a mix of secular and religious seasonal favorites with each chorus performing individually as well as together. Crow River Singers will entertain with “Once in ...

Tree of Memories a tradition of remembrance for those who died - Fairfield Daily Republic

Posted: 03 Dec 2017 12:15 AM PST


Fairfield Daily Republic

Tree of Memories a tradition of remembrance for those who died
Fairfield Daily Republic
“The butterfly reminds us of power and changes,” Pribble said. The Fellowship of the Ringers from the Community Presbyterian Church in Vacaville joined the event this year. They played “Ding Dong,” with a set of bells. The bells were not just for music ...

From local high schools to professional choirs, region singers share tidings of Christmas joy - nwitimes.com

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 06:39 PM PST


nwitimes.com

From local high schools to professional choirs, region singers share tidings of Christmas joy
nwitimes.com
“We have had choirs come here from several local high schools including Munster, Lake Central, Hobart, and Bishop Noll,” she said. “They are all great to work with, and happy to perform for our residents during the holidays.” Mata also brings in bell ...

Visit Bruges for a winter wonderland - Malay Mail Online

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 03:23 PM PST


Malay Mail Online

Visit Bruges for a winter wonderland
Malay Mail Online
The most famous landmark is the enormous bell tower in the main market square. Dating back nearly eight hundred years to the 13th century, the tower contains 48 bells which still chime out at regular intervals and — for the energetic — provides a ...

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Shipston welcomes new rector - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 01:45 PM PST


Cotswold Journal

Shipston welcomes new rector
Cotswold Journal
A QUARTER peal of bells rang out over Shipston-on-Stour to welcome its new Rector, reverend Sarah Edmonds. She was installed as Rector of the Shipston Benefice, the churches of St. Edmund's with Tidmington, All Saints and St. James the Great at a ...

Joyful Bell Ringers to Perform at Woodbine Library Branch Dec. 9 ... - Cape May County Herald

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 09:09 AM PST


Joyful Bell Ringers to Perform at Woodbine Library Branch Dec. 9 ...
Cape May County Herald
The Cape May County Library “Ring in the Holiday Season” performed by the Joyful Bell Ringers of 1st Presbyterian Church will be at the Woodbine Branch on Dec. 9 from.

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Joyful Bell Ringers to Perform at Woodbine Library Branch Dec. 9 - Cape May County Herald

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 09:09 AM PST


Joyful Bell Ringers to Perform at Woodbine Library Branch Dec. 9
Cape May County Herald
WOODBINE — The Cape May County Library “Ring in the Holiday Season” performed by the Joyful Bell Ringers of 1st Presbyterian Church will be at the Woodbine Branch on Dec. 9 from 11 to 11:30 a.m., the day after Woodbine's annual Christmas parade. (From ...

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Morgan County local seeks help to bring back Mooresville bell - Reporter-Times

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 07:16 AM PST


Morgan County local seeks help to bring back Mooresville bell
Reporter-Times
“You guys do have a nice historic bell up there that is not used,” he said. “So that bell is unique in the fact that it was made specifically for this church; and every bell was built with one purpose and that's to have a voice. “What we plan is to put ...

Appeal for bells to ring out to mark war's end - Lynn News

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 05:45 AM PST


Lynn News

Appeal for bells to ring out to mark war's end
Lynn News
An appeal has gone out to church bellringers around Britain to join in a major event next year to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1. The organisers of Battle's Over, a national and international event marking the armistice, wants to ...

Squawking parrot rescued by Sperryville couple - Rappahannock News

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 05:27 AM PST


Rappahannock News

Squawking parrot rescued by Sperryville couple
Rappahannock News
“It went way up in the bell tower, so we called the church caretaker . . . and said, 'We know this sounds crazy, but there is a parrot in your bell tower.' And when she figured out that we weren't completely insane she came and let us in. It was after ...

Bulletin Christmas Events Guide 2017 - Martinsville Bulletin

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 03:34 AM PST


Martinsville Bulletin

Bulletin Christmas Events Guide 2017
Martinsville Bulletin
Stone Memorial Christian Church's choir, drama team and Carillon Bell Ringers will present the dramatic choral presentation “The Heart of Christmas” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Holiday Pops. The Roanoke Symphony ...

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Lugar Parish Church celebrates 150th anniversary - Cumnock Chronicle

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 03:02 AM PST


Cumnock Chronicle

Lugar Parish Church celebrates 150th anniversary
Cumnock Chronicle
As part of the anniversary celebrations, a service was held at Lugar Parish Church when The Very Reverend Dr Morrison preached a sermon to the congregation. The church has recently undergone significant restoration with a new roof and refurbished bell ...

3rd Ross Brownies ring out for remembrance - The Ross Gazette (press release) (blog)

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 01:45 AM PST


The Ross Gazette (press release) (blog)

3rd Ross Brownies ring out for remembrance
The Ross Gazette (press release) (blog)
As part of their time looking at Remembrance, 3rd Ross Brownies visited St Mary's Church. They were lucky enough to be allowed into the tower to have a go at ringing the church bells. They even had a go at the heaviest bell which weighs one tonne ...

Shipston welcomes new rector | Cotswold Journal - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 01:37 AM PST


Cotswold Journal

Shipston welcomes new rector | Cotswold Journal
Cotswold Journal
A QUARTER peal of bells rang out over Shipston-on-Stour to welcome its new Rector, reverend Sarah Edmonds.

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The story behind the bells at St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Nooga.com

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 09:00 PM PST


Nooga.com

The story behind the bells at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Nooga.com
We threw around possible explanations for what seemed to be a random queue of music from the church. Could it be that they don't know how to change it? Maybe that's when services let out? Are they stuck with a broken system? So we decided to just call ...

Annual Christmas concert at Auburn United Methodist Church ... - Lewiston Sun Journal

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 04:59 PM PST


Annual Christmas concert at Auburn United Methodist Church ...
Lewiston Sun Journal
AUBURN — The annual Christmas concert at the Auburn United Methodist Church will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the church, 439 Park Ave. ​There will be an afternoon concert at 2 p.m. and an evening concert at 7 p.m. Both Christmas concerts will ...

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Historic NYC Clocktower Saved on Appeal - Courthouse News Service

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 03:14 PM PST


Courthouse News Service

Historic NYC Clocktower Saved on Appeal
Courthouse News Service
The 5,000-pound bell hanging at the top of the building above a spiral staircase has struck the hours in Lower Manhattan for more than 100 years, but it is one of the last remaining clocks in the world that must be wound by hand every week to do so ...

Let's Face It, Christmas Has Been Rebranded - HuffPost UK

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 09:47 AM PST


HuffPost UK

Let's Face It, Christmas Has Been Rebranded
HuffPost UK
A crisp winter's evening. The still air is broken by the sound of a church bell ringing. Startled, yet filled with excitement, a small child scrambles to the window. They peer through the pane, leaving a ring of condensation against the frosty glass ...

Chorale Introduces Family-Friendly Holiday Concert - CapeNews.net

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 09:44 AM PST


CapeNews.net

Chorale Introduces Family-Friendly Holiday Concert
CapeNews.net
The concert will have a bell theme and will be very upbeat, Mr. Yankee said, with lots of percussion and even some hand bells. Songs such has “Carol of the Bells,” “Ring, Little Bells,” and “Ding Dong! Merrily on High,” will all be featured. The ...

Ken Peal Researches Historic Bells In Falmouth - CapeNews.net

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 07:35 AM PST


CapeNews.net

Ken Peal Researches Historic Bells In Falmouth
CapeNews.net
Many of the Falmouth bells were cast between 1820 and 1900, a period when there were many new churches being formed. “A bell was a really important thing to them,” so it would oftentimes be one of the first financial investments of the churches, Mr ...

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 1-3 - Planet Princeton

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 06:20 AM PST


Planet Princeton

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 1-3
Planet Princeton
Carillon Concert at Princeton University – Holiday music will be performed on the carillon. 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 ...

Granite State Chorus, Bell Ringers Choir in concert - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 05:06 AM PST


Granite State Chorus, Bell Ringers Choir in concert
Foster's Daily Democrat
FARMINGTON/ROCHESTER — Celebrate the sounds of Christmas as Granite State Choral Society with Daniel Roihl, music director, joins with the Granite State Ringers Bell Choir with Joan Fossum, director, to bring the joy of Christmas to life with lively ...

Helping ring in the Christmas spirit at LOTO - Lakenewsonline.com

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 04:14 AM PST


Lakenewsonline.com

Helping ring in the Christmas spirit at LOTO
Lakenewsonline.com
“I come at 8 o'clock in the morning and stay until 11 o'clock. It's great,” Johnston says on a brisk Thursday morning while wearing a ball cap, sunglasses and a red apron. “This - it just don't get any better than this.” The former steelworker from ...

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Stroudsmoor to light up the mountain with annual holiday celebration - Pocono Record

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 04:08 AM PST


Pocono Record

Stroudsmoor to light up the mountain with annual holiday celebration
Pocono Record
Lighting festivities will then commence, with students of Faith United Methodist Church presenting the Live Nativity. Caroling will come courtesy of the ESU Musical Theatre Organization — under the direction of Dr. Margaret J. Ball professor of ...

Lockport happenings: Nov. 30, 2017 - Apalachicola Times

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 03:19 AM PST


Lockport happenings: Nov. 30, 2017
Apalachicola Times
10 – Joyous Sounds Concert – church, 2 p.m.; Dec. 11 – Advent Mission, 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 12 – KC and Auxiliary, 7 p.m.; Dec. 13 – Dominican Laity, 7 p.m.; Dec. 14 – Pastoral Council, 6 p.m.; Dec. 16 – Santa's Breakfast, 8 a.m.,11:30 a.m. at ...

Christmas under one roof: 4 reasons to visit Liverpool's majestic cathedral - Your Move

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 02:56 AM PST


Your Move

Christmas under one roof: 4 reasons to visit Liverpool's majestic cathedral
Your Move
Get a bird's-eye view of Liverpool's most famous landmarks and beyond from the rooftop of its third tallest building and the UK's biggest cathedral. Take two lifts and climb 108 stairs to the very top of the 101m high Vestey Tower where you'll find the ...

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