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Easter

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  • Some see Christ's image in 'Treesus' stump in Orlando before Easter

    Some see Christ's image in 'Treesus' stump in Orlando before Easter
    Jesus Christ is everywhere during Holy Week, but one Orlando woman thought she was going crazy when she saw his image in the bark of a dead tree in her front yard. "It's Treesus," the homeowner, Kim, said on the eve of Resurrection Sunday. "I find it...
  • Retail sales nearly flat in April

    Retail sales nearly flat in April
    U.S. shoppers sat on their wallets in April despite the lure of warm spring weather and the late Easter holiday, leaving retail sales stagnant as other economic indicators improved. A gauge of retail sales ticked up 0.1% last month from the month...
  • 160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Highways and bus transit ground to a halt in parts of Brazil early Friday, and flights were delayed as Brazilians launched on their long Easter holiday weekend. Brazil's transportation system has been the subject of heated...
  • Rather than pie in the sky, heaven gives us hope

    Q: I think people who talk about heaven all the time are just trying to escape from this life and its problems. I think religion ought to focus on life right now, not on some vague pie-in-the-sky idea about heaven. -- N.E. A: Christians don't believe...
  • Passover and Easter are both holidays of hope -- and promise

    Passover will be celebrated this year beginning on Monday evening, April 14, with the first Seder--the Passover meal. Easter Sunday this year falls on April 20 for all Christian denominations, and although this single Christian date for Easter will not...
  • Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade

    Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade
    This weekend, Central Florida children will search high and low for eggs the Easter Bunny leaves behind. Above, the Easter Bunny (also known as Barbara Fleming) offers a treat to Ronnie Jones during the 1964 Easter Parade. photoeditor@tribune.com Follow...
  • Dogs nose out Easter treats

    Dogs nose out Easter treats
    Imagine a menacing 30-foot tall Easter Bunny with five-foot long buck teeth, and you can begin to understand what it was like to be Clair Shumon Turner. She is Pauline Ignas' tiny toy poodle, one of about 30 dogs participating in the recent Winnetka...
  • Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7

    Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7
    Fun things to do in Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena and Bolingbrook from April 11-22. TINLEY PARK Bunny Hop Prizes for best Easter bonnets, an egg hunt and craft show will be part of the Tinley Park Bunny Hop from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman

     Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman
    A new teaching area at Peck Farm Park now officially bears the name of Ralph Dantino, a Geneva alderman and park district supporter who helped create the expansive park around the new dock. A crowd of family and friends gathered at Peck Farm on a...
  • Moraine Township to hold food drive

    Moraine Township to hold food drive
    Moraine Township is partnering with Sunset Foods in Highland Park this Friday and Saturday in a special food drive entering the Passover and Easter holidays, highlighting a growing food insecurity in the community. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both...
  • Highland Park communities celebrate Easter

    Highland Park communities celebrate Easter
    Easter, said the Rev. Thomas Baldonieri, pastor at St. James Parish in Highwood, "is truly a joyful time of the year, especially after participating in the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and alms-giving." Capping Holy Week, area churches are...