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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Easter Seals goes Polynesian

    Guests donned fresh flower necklaces and women tucked hibiscus blooms behind their ears at the 37th Annual Polynesian Paradise themed Benefit Gala for Easter Seals DuPage and Fox Valley. The black-tie event, held April 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel in...
  • Around South County: Connection grows between students and seniors

    Around South County: Connection grows between students and seniors
    Kin-nect, is a community-based non-profit devoted to remembering senior citizens in care facilities and nursing homes. This year, Kin-nect "adopted" the South River Health & Rehabilitation Center in Edgewater. In February, they brought the center...
  • Letters to the editor

    District 230 slate says thanks The "230 United" team of school board candidates — Rick Nogal, Pat O'Sullivan, and Denis Ryan — extends its thanks and appreciation to the Consolidated High School District 230 community for the support and...
  • Easter Island heads to rise from sea floor off Deerfield Beach

    Easter Island heads to rise from sea floor off Deerfield Beach
    Something really big is going down in Deerfield Beach. It weighs about 300 tons and is half the length of a football field. And when it's sunk one mile off the coast of Deerfield Beach, supporters hope the Rapa Nui Reef will grandly distinguish the...
  • Perfect spring weather greets annual egg hunt

    The Easter bunny sat holding court in Griswold's Veterans Park gazebo, but 4-year-old Abigail was onto him. "That's not a real bunny," she informed her parents. "That's a person. A bunny would hop." Even after she posed the question to the bunny himself...
  • Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life

    Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life
    Handel wrote two Easter oratorios. One is the "Messiah," taken over by Christmas, the extravagant "Hallelujah" chorus so well suited to the season. The other is in every conceivable way not the "Messiah" and all but ignored until recently because Handel...
  • My Time: Children make Easter memories for seniors

    My Time: Children make Easter memories for seniors
    Armed with bags, baskets and pails, almost 30 children tackled the task of finding more than 250 Easter eggs recently at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These children were the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-nephews and nieces, and...
  • AP PHOTOS: On Greek island, rockets mark Orthodox Easter

    It's pure rocket science, and residents of this Greek island village love it. While church bells ring in Orthodox Easter, thousands of homemade rockets streak across the night sky of the Aegean island of Chios as rival Vrontados parishioners target...
  • Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters

    Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters
    Grateful for Easter ad I was bewildered and saddened at the April 8 letter to the editor by Robin Westbrook criticizing the Hobby Lobby ad, which appeared at the back of Section A on Easter Sunday. There was no mention of the holiday on the front page...
  • Letters: A longer stay on Easter Island is best

    The only problem with stopping at Easter Island on a cruise is that one doesn't spend enough time there to see everything ["Going Stone Crazy," by Millie Ball, April 5]. It is far from anywhere, but a trip there combined with either the Galápagos...
  • With candles, prayers, Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

    Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected 2,000 years ago. Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter last Sunday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern...