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2008-07-04 15:00:41

Editor's note: This article ran in the City edition Thursday, but due to printing problems, did not appear in the Oxford Hills edition as planned. MECHANIC FALLS - The Advent Christian Campground's 119th annual summer gathering for Bible teaching, worship and recreation begins its nine-day run Saturday, July 5, at the grounds on Route 121. The events and activities are open to the public free of charge. Opening night will feature a concert by singer Thelma Kilbreth of Mechanic Falls at 7...

2008-07-02 00:00:18

By GLENN PRICE An ark that Noah himself would have been proud of will take centre stage tomorrow as St Matthias Church celebrates its 150th anniversary. The Rev Janyce Pringle, a member of the clergy team at the Torquay church, and her friends have built the boat for a performance of the popular musical Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo. The show, written by award-winning duo Michael Flanders and Joseph Horovitz, tells the Biblical tale of Noah and the flood. Janyce hopes the show,...

2007-12-31 21:00:20

By Dan Herbeck Chuck Bracey was never the same man after a gang of thieves and arsonists burned his logging and tree removal business to the ground in February 2002. The fire destroyed his business in Newfane -- he was not insured - - and within a month, the lumberman's reddish-brown hair turned gray. Less than four months after the blaze, Bracey died of a heart attack at age 68. Friends and family members are convinced that the stress caused by the fire killed him. "He was the finest,...

2007-10-23 00:00:21

By Dan Herbeck, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Oct. 22--The racketeering case against David Cain Jr. is not the kind of trial that Americans have gotten used to watching on TV. The players bear little resemblance to the characters in the Tony Soprano gang. They aren't from New York City or New Jersey. They haven't bumped off their rivals over bookmaking or trash-hauling profits. But, according to police, Cain and his associates were a backwoods version of "The Sopranos." Extortion, arson and...

2006-04-10 21:48:35

By Reed Stevenson SCHAGEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - It seems appropriate that Johan Huibers is building a modern version of Noah's Ark in the Netherlands, where two-thirds of the land would be under water were it not for dikes and levees holding back the North Sea. The 47-year-old Christian is pouring his time and energy into recreating a ready-to-sail replica of the ship mentioned in the Bible. However, he is counting not on 40 days and 40 nights of rain, but on floods of children...

Word of the Day
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".