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Easter

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  • Easter sunrise service held in Putnam

    The Rev. Gil Bourquin from the Putnam Baptist Church arrived at the Riverview Market Place at 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday. He set up microphones, placed speakers on chairs, lined up electrical cords and prepared for the interfaith sunrise service scheduled...
  • Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville

    Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville
    A very special celebrity guest drew nearly 150 people for two seating of lunch April 4 in Libertyville. The Easter Bunny himself was the headliner for a "Lunch with the Bunny" at Adler Lodge, which also included an egg hunt and mini-parade. The...
  • Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman

    Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman
    Liz Haythorne of Geneva has had an Easter egg tree ever since she was a young girl. "In all the years the house has been in the family we have missed only a couple of years. Regardless of the weather it always seems to get done," she said. Haythorne...
  • Easter's appeal -- hope and forgiveness

    Two Christian saints died last week, and I can only imagine the Easter they are experiencing this morning in heaven. The first, the Rev. Robert Schuller, was the renowned preacher of what critics called a "soft Gospel." He started the megachurch movement,...
  • Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest

    Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest
    The skies were sunny and the ground dry which made for perfect Easter egg hunt weather Saturday morning in Hinsdale. Waiting for the signal to start, children lined up on the sides of the field in Robbins Park where several hundred plastic eggs had been...
  • Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend

    Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia marked a frenetic final weekend of campaigning by making their cases to voters everywhere from Sunday church services and Easter egg hunts to street demonstrations and Wrigley Field. With the...
  • Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich

    Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich
    Celebrating Easter Sunday Mass at St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Church in Tinley Park, Archbishop Blase Cupich told parishioners that “the risen Lord is present in our midst” and that “God's grace” was in their hearts. People...
  • NYC's Easter Parade brings out creative hats

    The bonnets appeared on Fifth Avenue for the annual Easter Parade — outlandish 21st century headpieces that were hardly bonnets, featuring everything from bunnies and butterflies to grassy, egg-dotted lawns and even a tall ship on the high seas....
  • AP PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Easter celebrations across the world

    Christians in the Holy Land and across the world are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. The cavernous Holy Sepulcher church in Jerusalem was packed with worshippers Sunday....
  • Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts

    Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts
    Southern California families came together on Easter Sunday to celebrate in many ways, including with a traditional sunrise service in Huntington Beach, special masses at downtown Los Angeles' Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and a host of charity...
  • Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday

    Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday
    A two-story, single-family home in Edgewater caught fire at about 8:40 p.m. on Easter Sunday, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said. About 50 firefighters were called to the home in the 3700 block of Oak Lane to extinguish the flames, which...