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Easter

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  • 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...
  • Leonard Slatkin ventures down memory lane of his Hollywood youth

    Leonard Slatkin ventures down memory lane of his Hollywood youth
    Few people are lucky enough to be surrounded by as astonishing a diversity of music and musicians as conductor Leonard Slatkin was while growing up. From the mid-1940s into the '50s, his parents' Los Angeles home was a welcoming nexus for various...
  • People with health concerns find the Passover aisle liberating

    BALTIMORE (JTA) — Grasping a jar of jam in the Passover aisle of a large supermarket here, Kevin Brinson turned to a stranger and asked, "Do you know when Passover ends this year?" Brinson isn't dreading the holiday to the extent that two weeks...
  • Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn

    Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn
    Easter Sunday lands on April 20 this year, so it's a good idea your cat doesn't get the munchies.  Easter lilies, a potted staple of the holiday, are highly poisonous to cats, the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center warned days ahead of...
  • Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

    For many Christians, Easter morning is a time when churchgoers flock to their places of worship to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. One church in Timonium, however, is sending its parishioners away — specifically, 3 miles south along York...
  • Lori Borgman: Easter is the ultimate spring cleaning

    We have a near obsession with clean, myself included. I love clean windows, but they rarely are. I enjoy a clean kitchen, but it's a continual battle. I love clean sheets and fresh towels, especially if someone else ran them through the washer and...
  • Cartel violence ramps up in Mexican border state of Tamaulipas

    NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico In the troubled state of Tamaulipas, authorities are bracing for widening conflict that in recent days has left more than 30 people dead and, in this city bordering Texas, led to a spate of kidnappings and extortion. The mayhem comes...
  • Tuesday weather: Front to bring cooler temperatures, rain, wind and thunderstorms

    Tuesday weather: Front to bring cooler temperatures, rain, wind and thunderstorms
    A massive cold front will push through our region on Tuesday. With it, we're expecting wind and rain and thunderstorms, followed by a big drop in temperatures. We'll spend most of Tuesday ahead of that cold front, meaning it'll be warm. With a gusty...
  • Services network will present child-protection conference

    Lake County Shared Services Network will present its child protection conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 13 at Mission Inn Resort and Club, 10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills. Speakers will include Sameer Hinduja, an associate professor of...
  • Cracking the egg shell hassle

    Cracking the egg shell hassle
    Q: When I boil eggs I get variable results, sometime the shells are easy to remove other times they stick tightly to the whites.  Is there a trick?  I would like this year's colored Easter eggs to be easy to shell. --Andrew Maselli, Chicago A: The...
  • Hollywood's Growing Faith in Christian Movies

    Sony's Christian drama "Heaven Is for Real," which opens Wednesday, is the latest offering in a year with an uncommonly large slate of religious-themed wide releases. Although there's long been a robust DVD market and numerous indie releases, more...