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Easter

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  • Hop to these Northwest Indiana Easter events

    Hop to these Northwest Indiana Easter events
    Get ready to hop into Easter with family fun in the region. This year's early holiday brings a variety of activities including traditional morning Easter egg hunts, evening flashlight hunts, and even a few for our four-legged friends. April 3 Paws...
  • Some offices closed Good Friday and Easter Monday

    Some offices closed Good Friday and Easter Monday
    City and county offices, as well as senior centers and public schools will all be closed for Good Friday. Schools will also be closed on Monday. County libraries are closed Sunday, but open Friday and Monday. County and city curbside trash...
  • 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...
  • Easter Bunny, I have a few special requests

    I figure it's been about 40 years since the Easter Bunny hopped through my house with a basket addressed to me. Like Santa Claus, the floppy-eared mammal tends to focus on the 12-and-under set. But I have a message for this holiday creature, who delivers...
  • Hop to it: Baby chicks, bunnies, Easter fun

    Hop to it: Baby chicks, bunnies, Easter fun
    So it was a long time coming, but at last it appears spring really has sprung. And just in time for Easter. You can celebrate both happenings this weekend at several local nature centers and forest preserves. Real chicks and bunnies Plastic eggs and...
  • Some offices closed Good Friday, Easter Monday

    The closings on Friday include: County offices Senior centers Public schools The closings on Monday include: Public schools There is no Sunday service at county libraries. There are no changes to county curbside trash collections and recycling...
  • 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...