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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Gift Plants - Toss Them Or Keep Them

    Gift Plants - Toss Them Or Keep Them
    Just about everyone adds a seasonal plant to their collection during Easter. Maybe it’s a pot of tulips, a hydrangea or an Easter lily. Soon the flowers start to fade and then there is a big decision to make. Do you toss them or keep them? It&...
  • Leila's Library

    Leila's Library
    Party Croc! : A folktale from Zimbabwe Albert Whitman & Company (2015) Retold by Margaret Read MacDonald, Illustrated by Derek Sullivan Age range: 5-7 Party croc loves to party, so when he is invited to a party he is excited. But will he be able...
  • Ask yourself what place God should have in your life

    Q: I went to church this Easter, and the pastor made a remark about people who are just "Christmas-and-Easter" Christians. He was probably trying to be funny, but I don't think he should've put people like me down or made us feel unwelcome, do you? --...
  • Can I plant Easter store-bought tulips outside?

    Can I plant Easter store-bought tulips outside?
    Q: I need some advice on tulips. I received a few tulips in a pot for Easter and I would like to plant them in my yard and need to know how and when to do this. —Marcy Scheetz, Bethlehem A: I find that often, potted Easter flowers do not survive...
  • Homer Glen middle school shuts down Easter-themed locker decorations

    Homer Glen middle school shuts down Easter-themed locker decorations
    The parents of a Homer Glen eighth grader said their daughter's school took political correctness too far when it refused to let the girl and four friends decorate classmates' lockers for Easter. Talia Roti, 13, said each girl spent at least a day...
  • Creative Edge donates Easter baskets to Walter Reed Military Medical Center

    Creative Edge hair salon, in Woodbine, supplied 85 Easter baskets to children at Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Syanne Barry earned service hours for school requirements by filling the baskets with the donated candy, toys, books, crayons and other...
  • Easter Island about to meet Florida beach

    Broward County (Fla.) is about to get a new diving and snorkeling destination. The Rapa Nui Reef a collection of cast concrete statues modeled after Easter Island's famed stone figures will be deployed about 75 feet deep off Deerfield Beach in June....
  • 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...
  • 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...