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Students held an impromptu service to honor the Gunnison Memorial Chapel on Monday. Photo: Zach Hirsch.
Students held an impromptu service to honor the Gunnison Memorial Chapel on Monday. Photo: Zach Hirsch.

TAUNY to award Gunnison bell ringers

On Sunday, TAUNY will be holding its 21st annual Salute to North Country Legends at the Best Western in Canton. One of the three groups that will receive an award is the Gunnison Memorial Chapel Bell Ringers.

TAUNY had already chosen the bell ringers, before the recent fire that burned the Gunnison spire. Here's TAUNY's Varick Chittenden, offering a little insight into how the organization came to its decision. He's speaking with Zach Hirsch at an impromptu gathering on Monday, where students in the background rang their mini-cowbells in honor of the chapel.  Go to full article
Students gather on short notice to remember the Gunnison Memorial Chapel. Photo: Zach Hirsch
Students gather on short notice to remember the Gunnison Memorial Chapel. Photo: Zach Hirsch

Students hold impromptu service at Gunnison

St. Lawrence University held a formal gathering last evening honoring Gunnison Chapel and its carillon- damaged in a fire early Sunday. There were speeches, and choral groups sang.

But Tuesday was too long to wait for some. The university's Outing Club organized an impromptu gathering Monday at 5, just when the bells would have begun their daily concert.

Students gathered near the chapel. In the background, a recorded version of the bells played from the burnt spire. In the foreground: cowbells.  Go to full article

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