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5 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Ethiopians welcome 2007

Ask me if I felt a little strange holding two candles and celebrating the beginning of a New Year in September and I will tell you no. I have done stranger things and besides I knew exactly what I was doing.


Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Life, Holidays, The Ethiopians, Reggae, Travel, Ethiopia Travel, Africa Travel, Uganda, Uganda Travel

11 hrs ago |

The Jewish New Year is our group separation from the madness

In other denominations, confession is a personal event, often realized between the confessor and a priestly intermediary. The cleric is charged with admonition but also the release, by virtue of so many devotions, mantras and other rituals.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Sat Sep 13, 2014



The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

French For Rabbits Announce Debut Lp 'Spirits' Plus Announce Lengthy 2014 European Tour

New Zealand band French For Rabbits are happy to announce their debut LP Spirits, which will see release on the venerable Lefse imprint this October 28th 2014. Haunting dream-pop duo French For Rabbits have been quietly building a reputation around the world for their growing collection of songs clouded in eerie instrumentation, and sea-misted lyricism.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, France, Netherlands

TV Technology

IBC2014 New Product Line-up: The A's

TV Technology is combing through the veritable Niagara Falls of IBC press releases for new technology and product introductions. No updates, demos or highlights are included here for the sake of information manageability, but select ones have been published separately.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Computers

The Washington Evening Journal

4-H New Year kickoff party planned

Washington County 4-H is ready to ring in the new 4-H year with their New Year Kickoff Party! Each new 4-H year begins on Sept. 15. This year Washington County has set an enrollment goal of 450 members.


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Northern-Sun Print

Gladbrook Auxiliary

With fall in the air, Gladbrook Auxiliary is off to a new year of work for our Veterans, the community and the youth of Gladbrook. Jeanne Paustian, President called her Leadership Workshop to order at 6pm on Monday, September 8 with officers and committee chairman attending.


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Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite: A Best-Kept Secret

Yearning for a crisp hike amid jewel-toned woods? Choose carefully. If your fall travel plans include hot spots like New England, you may feel like a salmon spawning upstream as you desperately work your way up the Interstate with the rest of the crowd fighting to get away from it all.


Related Topix: Fish Camp, CA, Environment, Science, Life, Holidays, Travel

The Times of Israel

New culture to greet the new year

After a summer of canceled events and a slower cultural calendar, it feels good to be thinking about museum exhibits and gallery openings, pop-up shops and music festivals. There's a host of events taking place over the next few weeks, and the calendar will fill up as the month of holidays gets closer.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Travel, Israel, Israel Travel, World News, Tel Aviv, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Middle East

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Real Rosh Hashannah New Year's Cards

Decades ago, tables like this one were all over the streets of Jerusalem: This holiday card business is a lot easier as a seasonal Holiday business than selling etrogim and the rest of the "four species ." Just pack them up and sell again next year.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

In-depth Africa

Hundreds pardoned as Ethiopia celebrates New Year

September 11, 2015 Ethiopians on Thursday celebrated the country's New Year of 2007, pardoning hundreds of its jailed inmates. The East African country, unlike the rest of the world, relies on the ancient Coptic calendar, which has 13 months.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ethiopia, Africa, World News

The Jersey Journal

Theater: 'A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody' comes to Hopewell

From left, Kyla Mostello Donnelly, Ally Hern, John Helmke, Robert Risch and Steve Decker in "A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody" playing at the Off-Broadstreet Theatre in Hopewell through Sept. 27, 2014.


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Jammin DC Caribbean and Ethiopian Music and Arts Festival

If you attended last year's Jammin DC, you will remember that it was packed with people who were all too happy to dance to the great soca and reggae tunes at the center stage. This event celebrates the culture of 28 Caribbean nations and territories including Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands.


Related Topix: World News, Antigua and Barbuda, Central America, The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Netherlands Antilles, Life, Holidays


Tour Dates | Soulive New England New Years Run

Soulive will continue a tradition of ringing in the New Year in New England on December 31 with a New Year's Eve performance at the State Theatre in Portland, ME. Local favorites Rustic Overtones have been tapped to open the evening.


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The Times of Israel

Livni pushing law to prosecute Israelis who join foreign jihadis

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni speaks during a ceremony at the Israel Bar Association in Jerusalem, on September 2, 2014. Israelis who join Syrian rebel groups that espouse radical Islamist philosophies could be prosecuted under soon-to-be proposed anti-terror legislation, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said Wednesday night.


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Her mind is still sharp, but 107-year-old Jackson woman says age isn't something she thinks about

She was born the year Oklahoma became a state, the first ball was dropped in New York City's Times Square to celebrate a new year and the first music was played over a radio. But at 107 years old, Jackson's Marie Mitchell will tell you she doesn't feel old now and never has.


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Back to School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year

For teachers, fall, not January, marks the New Year. It's the time to kick off a new beginning, make new resolutions, and set new expectations.


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Portsmouth Today

Celebrations as students go back to school

Last years Year 11 students from the Brookfield Community School in Sarisbury return to the school to meet the current Year 11 to pass on tips. Picture: Allan Hutchings More than 20 former Year 11 pupils who got top grades this summer went back to Brookfield School in Sarisbury Green last night to celebrate their successes and meet up with old friends and teachers.


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Huntington News

COMMENTARY: Strolling of the Great White Waya Back When Twin Towers Dominated Lower Manhattan

Blaring carols, the ringing of bells, the hurry to wrap up shopping, and the thoughts about a Happy New Year inevitably take me a veteran film/theatre writer back to a snowy few days after a special New Year. Accompanied by a bus load of thespians and professors, I journeyed through a treacherous blizzard on a Greyhound bus to New York City for an M.U. Theatre individualistic version of a Broadway adventure.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Life, Holidays, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

Wed Sep 10, 2014

South End Standard

Troubled tower blocks to get security guards

The three-month trial will see security patrols carried out from 5pm to 2am in some areas of the Victoria ward, with the estate set to be given a large part of their attention. Dave Sargent, 50, who has lived in Malvern for 11 years, said: "I think it's a great idea because they've put in patrols on the Woodgrange estate and that's gone well, from what I hear.


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