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Easter

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  • Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7

    Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7
    Fun things to do in Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena and Bolingbrook from April 11-22. TINLEY PARK Bunny Hop Prizes for best Easter bonnets, an egg hunt and craft show will be part of the Tinley Park Bunny Hop from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman

     Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman
    A new teaching area at Peck Farm Park now officially bears the name of Ralph Dantino, a Geneva alderman and park district supporter who helped create the expansive park around the new dock. A crowd of family and friends gathered at Peck Farm on a...
  • Moraine Township to hold food drive

    Moraine Township to hold food drive
    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...
  • Lent time 'to get on track spiritually'

    Lent time 'to get on track spiritually'
    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...
  • Highland Park communities celebrate Easter

    Highland Park communities celebrate Easter
    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...
  • U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases

    U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases
    Initial jobless claims fell last week, a welcoming sign for the labor market after a few weeks where applications inched up. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 319,000 last week, a decrease of 26,000 from the week...
  • Wine shines during Easter, Passover

    Wine shines during Easter, Passover
    From the point of view of religion, this is wine drinking's annual high-water mark. Easter isn't Easter without its dinner of lamb or ham and their wines; Passover isn't Pesach without the mandated four cups of wine during the Seder and then more...
  • The Midwest gets its close-up

    The Midwest gets its close-up
    For 10 years, I lived in a punch line. "So, how are things going in Toledo?" my New York-based friends and relatives would chuckle, as if they expected to hear about how I drove to work on a tractor, chugging high-fructose corn syrup and picking hay...
  • Religion: How to talk about it properly

    Religion: How to talk about it properly
    Religion, like politics, is something polite people aren't supposed to talk about, particularly at the dinner table. And there's sound reasoning for this: Passions can flame, voices spike, dissent can explode into disputes long-festering. But if one...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 04/19/14 for 04/19/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Catalina Sandino Moreno was born in Bogota, Columbia, on this date in 1981. This birthday gal was nominated for a 2004 Academy Award for her performance in "Maria Full of Grace." Her other film work includes roles in "A Stranger in...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 04/20/14 for 04/20/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Andy Serkis was born in London, England, on this date in 1964. This birthday guy is the acclaimed motion capture actor who portrayed Gollum in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." He also went ape in...