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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...
  • Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith

    Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith
    "Some people never think about the sun and the stars." That's how poet Lucy Baldwin of Newport News described her inspiration for writing during an interview this month at her home. For Baldwin, God, faith and nature serve as the building blocks not...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...
  • Review: 'Heaven Is for Real' soars best when grounded in earthly life

    Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season. It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
  • Mediterranean and Asian flavors join together for spectacular Easter roast lamb

    Lamb rates high among home cooks planning a family Easter feast. After all, the meat symbolizes celebration and springtime, a season when some of the best lamb is available in the markets. But how do you cook your lamb for an Easter dinner? That's a...
  • Former Glendale Councilman John Drayman released from jail

    Former Glendale Councilman John Drayman released from jail
    A former Glendale councilman who was sentenced last week to one year in jail after pleading guilty to embezzlement, perjury and filing false tax returns will instead serve the remainder of this time under home confinement. After being sentenced, John...