RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Easter

A collection of news and information related to Easter published by this site and its partners.

Top Easter Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • 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...
  • Letters to the editor

    Drop the feed bag in District 218 In reading the Southtown article last Friday about Community High School District 218 spending about $10,000 since 2010 for food for school board members, I was appalled by a comment by board president Marco Corsi...
  • PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition

    PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition
    Eloise Marsh scampered from one exhibit to the next, eager to see what creations had been made from the same kind of Peeps she had found in her Easter basket earlier in the day. "I had a Peep for breakfast," said Marsh, 4, of Silver Spring. "But I had...
  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa....
  • Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters

    Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters
    Grateful for Easter ad I was bewildered and saddened at the April 8 letter to the editor by Robin Westbrook criticizing the Hobby Lobby ad, which appeared at the back of Section A on Easter Sunday. There was no mention of the holiday on the front page...
  • Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'

    Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'
    When the fire truck blares its horn during the annual Easter egg hunt in Lincolnwood's Proesel Park, the seasoned egg-hunters know what to do. Run as fast as you can and scoop up as many colored plastic eggs as possible before they're all gone....
  • Easter sunrise service held in Putnam

    The Rev. Gil Bourquin from the Putnam Baptist Church arrived at the Riverview Market Place at 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday. He set up microphones, placed speakers on chairs, lined up electrical cords and prepared for the interfaith sunrise service scheduled...
  • Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest

    Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest
    The skies were sunny and the ground dry which made for perfect Easter egg hunt weather Saturday morning in Hinsdale. Waiting for the signal to start, children lined up on the sides of the field in Robbins Park where several hundred plastic eggs had been...
  • Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville

    Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville
    A very special celebrity guest drew nearly 150 people for two seating of lunch April 4 in Libertyville. The Easter Bunny himself was the headliner for a "Lunch with the Bunny" at Adler Lodge, which also included an egg hunt and mini-parade. The...
  • Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman

    Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman
    Liz Haythorne of Geneva has had an Easter egg tree ever since she was a young girl. "In all the years the house has been in the family we have missed only a couple of years. Regardless of the weather it always seems to get done," she said. Haythorne...
  • Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich

    Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich
    Celebrating Easter Sunday Mass at St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Church in Tinley Park, Archbishop Blase Cupich told parishioners that “the risen Lord is present in our midst” and that “God's grace” was in their hearts. People...