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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Believers seek common ground as Passover, Easter converge this weekend

    Believers seek common ground as Passover, Easter converge this weekend
    When Ilise Marrazzo was growing up, Easter was one of her favorite holidays. But the celebration often left her feeling perplexed. Her father was Catholic, and she loved candy and Easter egg hunts as much as the next kid. But as a Conservative Jew, she...
  • Fox Valley part of Bunderground Railroad bunny rescue

    Fox Valley part of Bunderground Railroad bunny rescue
    Here's hoping the bunny rabbits your kids find in their Easter baskets Sunday morning are chocolate. Sure, that sugar high we intentionally heap on our kids during this spring holiday does not exactly qualify us for Parent of the Year. But that's...
  • Lily sales still in bloom

    Lily sales still in bloom
    With its white trumpet-shaped blossoms and believed ties to the Bible, the Easter lily continues to reign at Easter time, adorning houses and churches and boosting sales at area florists, garden centers and other retailers. Despite having a sales window...
  • Easter Egg-Stravaganza

    Easter Egg-Stravaganza
    Easter Egg-Stravaganza April 4. South Florda Parenting Kids Fun Event. Easter activities, egg hunt, meet the Easter Bunny and more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Promenade at Coconut Creek, 4443 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek. Free. 954-627-9095 or...
  • Best bets for April 5

    Best bets for April 5
    Festival Miami-Dade County Youth Fair: Catch the last day of this yearly family festival - packed with adrenaline-pumping rides, games, food stands, live outdoor concerts, shows, livestock/agricultural competitions and over 40,000 local artistic,...
  • Weekend project: Homemade 'peeps' recipe for Easter

    Weekend project: Homemade 'peeps' recipe for Easter
    For most of us, an Easter basket simply isn't complete without a box of Peeps. The colorful and popular chicks are to Easter what candy corn is to Halloween and candy canes are to Christmas. But I was never a big fan of actually eating them — that...
  • Easter fun abounds in Lake County

     Easter fun abounds in Lake County
    From bunnies to buffets — and even a 5K — there's plenty of Easter fun around Lake County. Enjoy brunches at local restaurants; hunt for colored eggs; meet the Easter bunny; hop a "Bunny Wabbit" run. Whether you prefer scrambled eggs or a...
  • Glendale police deliver Easter bags, traffic safety tips to Mann Elementary students

    Glendale police deliver Easter bags, traffic safety tips to Mann Elementary students
    Glendale police delivered Easter bags on Wednesday to more than 700 students at Horace Mann Elementary School in Glendale. About a couple dozen officers and volunteers distributed the bags to 720 students, ranging from preschoolers to fifth-graders,...
  • Happy Easter and Happy Passover

    Happy Easter and Happy Passover
    When I was four years old, I found empirical proof that the Easter bunny existed. The night before Easter, probably more like 3 a.m., I awoke and climbed out of my bed. I don’t know what made me look out the window to the street, but I did, and...
  • Easter, Passover message: Doubt is the sign of true belief

    Meet the Rev. David Kraemer. Er, wait. That's not quite right. He's not officially a reverend at this moment. But on the Sunday after Easter, he will be. He will be a full-collared, ordained minister in the Unitarian Church which I once erroneously...
  • Easter celebrates not spring, but the resurrection of Christ

    Q: I'm a graduate student here in America, but I don't come from a Christian country. What is your holiday of Easter? Is it religious, or is it like a festival we have in my own country celebrating the arrival of spring? -- V.Z.S. A: Easter does not mark...