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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • 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...
  • Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life

    Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life
    Handel wrote two Easter oratorios. One is the "Messiah," taken over by Christmas, the extravagant "Hallelujah" chorus so well suited to the season. The other is in every conceivable way not the "Messiah" and all but ignored until recently because Handel...
  • My Time: Children make Easter memories for seniors

    My Time: Children make Easter memories for seniors
    Armed with bags, baskets and pails, almost 30 children tackled the task of finding more than 250 Easter eggs recently at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These children were the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-nephews and nieces, and...
  • 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...
  • Letters: A longer stay on Easter Island is best

    The only problem with stopping at Easter Island on a cruise is that one doesn't spend enough time there to see everything ["Going Stone Crazy," by Millie Ball, April 5]. It is far from anywhere, but a trip there combined with either the Galápagos...
  • For the Orthodox, Easter is still to come

    For the Orthodox, Easter is still to come
    In the sanctuary of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, a cross made of candles flickered above a table that would soon become a symbolic tomb covered with the Plaschanitsa, a shroud bearing the image of Christ. It was Friday evening, and the faithful...
  • Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend

    Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend
    They've been abstaining from meat, dairy and egg products for weeks, and this weekend they'll dive into a feast like no other on their religious calendar. Orthodox Christians observe Easter this Sunday, a week later than most of their fellow...
  • After years of roasting lamb for Easter, Kass finds peace

    After years of roasting lamb for Easter, Kass finds peace
    When I began roasting a whole lamb on Easter Sunday morning — and many of you have been reading along since that first lamb years ago — I'd worry my head off. With guests coming and me doing something I was unsure of back then, it was...
  • 'Holy Humor Sunday' at Deer Park UMC

    Deer Park United Methodist Church, at 2205 Sykesville Road, Smallwood, will observe "Holy Humor Sunday" at 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 12. An old Easter custom begun in the early centuries of Christianity was "Bright Sunday," a laughter-filled celebration of...
  • Rev. Wm. Louis Piel: In the light of the empty tomb

    Our neighbor George who has been thinking about resurrection and new life recently commented that he had met his old friend David at the Westminster Post Office. Apparently while waiting to purchase some stamps, they got into a discussion about the...
  • AP testing, Easter and relief school: Letters

    AP testing, Easter and relief school: Letters
    AP testing snub For Florida to rank No. 3 in the nation for its outstanding pass rate is an absolute triumph for students, families and teachers across the state. The percentage of students even attempting this rigorous course of study has almost...