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Easter

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  • Jerry Greene: MLB opening day means it's time for bobbleheads and gnomes

    Jerry Greene: MLB opening day means it's time for bobbleheads and gnomes
    Bobbleheads. Apparently they are never going away. When's the last time you saw a pet rock or Shrinky Dinks or, somewhat similar to bobbleheads, the gone-and-forgotten Weebles? But bobbleheads are bigger than ever — at least in Major League...
  • Archbishop Gomez to preside over blessing of the animals

    Archbishop Gomez to preside over blessing of the animals
    Archbishop José H. Gomez will preside over the traditional blessing of the animals at historic Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon, as part of Holy Week. The ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Plaza on Olvera Street,...
  • At Easter, Hampton Roads residents undergo spiritual rebirth through baptism

     At Easter, Hampton Roads residents undergo spiritual rebirth through baptism
    While Easter today is often associated with brightly colored eggs, bunny rabbits and new spring outfits, for Christians in the early church, the holiday was traditionally associated with baptism. The practice of baptism at Easter may go back as early as...
  • Forecast: Easter to be breezy, slightly warmer

    Forecast: Easter to be breezy, slightly warmer
    Weather forecasters are expecting an Easter Sunday with temperatures in the low 60s and breezy conditions, with the possibility of wind gusts up to 30 mph. According to the National Weather Service, the high will reach 61 degrees, with southwest winds...
  • A grand affair: Sunday brunch at The Chamberlin

    A grand affair: Sunday brunch at The Chamberlin
    Sunday brunch should be a grand affair, and you can't get more grand than the dining room at The Chamberlin. Soarings ceilings, hand-painted moldings and plush fabrics contribute to its age-old elegance. "I can't think of a more elegant dining room in...
  • Why Resurrection Sunday is so important

    Happy Easter! Today, without a doubt is the most important day of celebration for Christians. Yet, I admit, when I hear the word "Easter," I cringe a little bit. Because when I think about "Easter," I first think about Easter egg hunts, bunnies, bonnets...
  • Reflections On Easter

    Editors' Note: In celebration of Easter, the Daily Press offers a traditional message reflecting on the holiday's significance. "Welcome, happy morning." That anthem will greet worshippers this morning, as it has for so long. (The words to the hymn were...
  • Mysteries of the Easter Island moai and more

    Mysteries of the Easter Island moai and more
    Would Mystery Island be a more apt name than Easter Island? There are many controversies about the history and events on Easter Island. Among those who have researched various theories is James Grant-Peterkin, a Scot who moved to Easter Island 15...
  • Oak Brook's underwater egg hunt makes a big splash

    Oak Brook's underwater egg hunt makes a big splash
    Ten-year-old Lexi King has participated in Easter egg hunts before, but the one she experienced April 3 with her three siblings has a special twist to it. Lexi and her siblings were among the 290 kids who took part in the Oak Brook Park District's...
  • Churches celebrate Easter in their own ways

    Churches celebrate Easter in their own ways
    Easter represents the holiest holiday on the Christian calendar. With the holiday celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Sunday, churches throughout the county are preparing their Easter celebrations. While every Christian church will...
  • Easter egg hunt delivers on sights and sounds

    About 50 visually impaired students searched for colorful eggs during a pre-Easter celebration at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Friday morning. The eggs were equipped with beepers to provide the 3- to 6-year-olds with auditory clues to their...