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Easter

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  • 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...
  • Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade

    Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade
    This weekend, Central Florida children will search high and low for eggs the Easter Bunny leaves behind. Above, the Easter Bunny (also known as Barbara Fleming) offers a treat to Ronnie Jones during the 1964 Easter Parade. photoeditor@tribune.com Follow...
  • Jesus did not come to defeat the Roman rulers, but to save our souls

    Q: Why didn't Jesus take advantage of His popularity and allow the people to proclaim Him their king? With such strong support He could've done a lot of good, it seems to me. -- K.B.C. A: Yesterday, millions of Christians across the world celebrated what...
  • Dogs nose out Easter treats

    Dogs nose out Easter treats
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rather than pie in the sky, heaven gives us hope

    Q: I think people who talk about heaven all the time are just trying to escape from this life and its problems. I think religion ought to focus on life right now, not on some vague pie-in-the-sky idea about heaven. -- N.E. A: Christians don't believe...
  • State rep to go after state funds to mandate bear-proof trash cans

    A state lawmaker who represents the Seminole County neighborhoods that have seen two bear attacks in five months is pushing a plan to mandate residents use bear-proof garbage cans. Rep. Mike Clelland wants all residents in subdivisions with frequent...