| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:14 AM
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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:42 AM
"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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:08 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:53 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield defines itself by the phrase "go make a difference."
That spirit is particularly manifested during the Christian season of Lent, which began Wednesday and lasts through Easter Sunday. The church has scheduled a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:59 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Highland Park wants to work with area clergy to meet the needs of the community's most vulnerable residents.
Mayor Nancy Rotering recently met with seven religious leaders in what is believed to be the city's first meeting of its kind. Rotering...