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Easter

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  • Families who celebrate both Easter and Passover

    Families who celebrate both Easter and Passover
    With Easter over and Passover ending Saturday, InterfaithFamily online magazine's latest survey found that 49 percent of Jewish families also celebrate Easter. But 59 percent said their observation of Easter was purely secular -- all Easter baskets...
  • Father finds needle in Delray Beach park before Easter egg hunt

    Father finds needle in Delray Beach park before Easter egg hunt
    A Lantana father was playing with his 2-year-old son just before the Delray Beach Easter Egg Hunt Sunday when his wife shouted at him to look down. Below the jungle gym where his son was playing was a used needle and syringe in plain sight, Wayne...
  • New England Air Museum hosts its first egg hunt

    The Easter Bunny visited the New England Air Museum on the Friday before Easter for a big Easter Egg Hunt, bringing lots of eggs with him. Dozens of families showed up for the April 3 event, which was the first of its kind at the air museum. The...
  • On Easter Island, face to face with the moai

    On Easter Island, face to face with the <i>moai</i>
    Stepping out of our 20-passenger bus on a hot January morning, we spotted them across a grassy field: six stone statues of strange-looking men. Or gods. Or chiefs. Most were as tall as two basketball players, one standing on the other's shoulders....
  • Bear caught eating Easter candy inside Florida home

    Bear caught eating Easter candy inside Florida home
    A Florida woman says she woke up Friday to find a 300- to 400-pound bear snacking on Easter candy inside her home, according to NBC-2. Caroline Tidwell of Estero heard strange noises and when she got out of bed she saw the bear scarfing down chocolate...
  • An egg-cellent time to learn about ecology

    An egg-cellent time to learn about ecology
    The Arboretum Egg Hunt April 4 at the Evanston Ecology Center attracted about 450 people who searched for brightly colored eggs to benefit the center and its programming. "I'm not sure it could be any better for early April," said Brekke Bounds, an...
  • Bunny makes for extra fun at H.B. Easter egg hunt

    Bunny makes for extra fun at H.B. Easter egg hunt
    Children and their families turned out in droves to celebrate spring and Easter at Huntington Beach's Easter Egg Hunt & Family Fun Day on Saturday at the Central Park Sports Complex. Kids could search for sweet treasures during a series of egg hunts,...
  • Good Samaritan alerts St. Charles family to fire on Easter Sunday

    Good Samaritan alerts St. Charles family to fire on Easter Sunday
    Easter Sunday could have become one of the worst days of Fred and Rita Muellers' lives. Instead, Rita Mueller said, it became the day she met her guardian angel and discovered what great neighbors she has. The Muellers and their daughter, son-in-law and...
  • Crowds gather for annual White House Easter egg roll

    Crowds gather for annual White House Easter egg roll
    President Barack Obama kicked off the annual White House Easter egg roll Monday and used the occasion to tout the fifth anniversary of first lady Michelle Obama's campaign to get kids to eat healthy and exercise. The theme of this year's egg roll is...
  • Candlelight vigil marks the start of Easter season

    In the dark of a church, filled with a crowd of hushed worshippers, a flame is lit. A fire blazes to gently illuminate a spot in the darkness. Then slowly, as candle meets candle, the light spreads throughout the congregation, small but bright pools of...
  • Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'

    Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'
    When the fire truck blares its horn during the annual Easter egg hunt in Lincolnwood's Proesel Park, the seasoned egg-hunters know what to do. Run as fast as you can and scoop up as many colored plastic eggs as possible before they're all gone....