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Easter

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  • Just Born targeting Christmas with new Peeps, Minions

    Just Born targeting Christmas with new Peeps, Minions
    Keep a watchful eye on Just Born this season. The family-owned Bethlehem candy maker has sent its Minions on a mission to find their way into your Christmas stocking. Best known for Peeps, long an Easter basket staple, Just Born is boosting its...
  • Annapolis Yacht Club's Ruiz de Luque selected as coach for Magic Marine Easter Regatta

    Annapolis Yacht Club's Ruiz de Luque selected as coach for Magic Marine Easter Regatta
    Annapolis Yacht Club's Tomas Ruiz de Luque has been selected as one of two coaches who will take 15 U.S. Optimist Dinghy sailors to the 30th Magic Marine Easter Regatta in The Netherlands on March 29 to April 7. Ruiz de Luque and Richard Feeny, a...
  • Ask Tom: How often has snow been around for Easter after a green Christmas?

    Dear Tom, How often have we had snow on the ground for Easter following a green Christmas? — Bob Truby, Downers Grove Dear Bob, It quite rare, having happened only twice before in Chicago dating to 1884-85. Defining a white Easter as one with at...
  • Allianz Championship will have new look

    There are several changes in store for the Allianz Championship, a Champions Tour event that is Feb. 6-8 at the Old Course at Broken Sound. Of most importance to the 84 players ages 50 and up who will be competing are changes to the par-72 course...
  • Cruising the Greek isles rich in history

    Cruising the Greek isles rich in history
    An image of island hopping and booze-fueled partying with jet-setters might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of cruising around Greece, but think again. You can cruise the birthplace of Western civilization in a bit more thoughtful...
  • Brunswick cruises past Windsor 48-0

    Brunswick 48, Windsor 0 Treven Easter ran for five touchdowns Friday night as the Brunswick Bulldogs shut out the Windsor Dukes 48-0 in Lawrenceville. Easter scored on an 80-yard run and on a pair each of 13- and 20-yard runs for Brunswick (1-3) in...
  • U. of I. trustees approve $180,000 bonus for outgoing president

    U. of I. trustees approve $180,000 bonus for outgoing president
    University of Illinois trustees on Thursday approved a $180,000 bonus for outgoing university president Robert Easter ahead of his retirement next year. The one-time bonus is on top of Easter’s current salary, which was increased to $478,558...
  • Montgomery eliminates references to all religious holidays in school calendar

    Montgomery eliminates references to all religious holidays in school calendar
    Christmas and Easter have been stricken from next year's school calendar in Montgomery County. So have Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah. Montgomery's Board of Education voted 7 to 1 Tuesday to eliminate references to all religious holidays on the...
  • Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer

    Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine lawyer was sentenced to six months in jail Friday for his part in a revenge scheme that involved planting drugs in a school volunteer's car. An Orange County Superior Court judge also ordered Kent Easter, 40, to serve three years of informal...
  • Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2
    "A Terrible Beauty," its title taken from a famous poem by W.B. Yeats and premiering at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Siskel Film Center, is a docudrama of extraordinary power. It is about bullets flying and bodies falling, but it will capture...
  • Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer

    Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine attorney was convicted Wednesday of having a PTA volunteer falsely imprisoned in a drug bust that was part of a revenge scheme. Kent Easter, 40, was convicted of one felony count of false imprisonment by deceit in a retrial of the case, the...