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No Decision yet on No. 6 School

No Decision yet on No. 6 School

By Danielle Puma   A bid has not yet been chosen for Lawrence’s Number Six School on Church Avenue in Woodmere. New bids are still being accepted and there is reportedly no deadline for the Lawrence School Board’s decision as to whom will buy the property. Rabbi Nahum Marcus, Lawrence Board of Education Trustee, says [...]

“The Easter Bunny” makes an appearance here on a postcard from 1902. The furry rabbit was made popular by German immigrants that moved to the United States in the 17th century. Public domain.

A Brief History of All Things Easter: Bunnies and Colored Eggs

By Scott P. Moore Standard Staff Reporter After celebrating the holiday of Easter for years on end, many Christians still ask themselves to this day what exactly the Easter Bunny, colored and decorated eggs and the resurrection of Jesus Christ have to do with each other. The answer, well, might actually shock you. Nothing. Well, [...]

Easter eggs with illustration of Jesus on The Cross. Photo courtesy of Bluebellstrilogy.com

Recognition of Sacrifice, Resurrection and Forgiveness on Easter

By Susan Varghese Standard Associate Editor     Easter is often connected to store shelves flooded with pastels, Easter egg hunts and the Easter bunny. However, the Christian meaning behind Easter runs deep and dates back roughly 2,000 years. Easter is the day that Jesus Christ (believed to be the savior and son of God) [...]

Sweet Pecan Chicken Breast

Tasty Recipes for a Joyous Easter Table

By Eileen Goltz Special to The Standard   I have always been fascinated by the origins of foods and food traditions. Have you ever wondered what a bunny that lays eggs has to do with Easter and which came first, the bunny or the egg? Ancient cultures had an early spring festival celebrating the end [...]

Chocolate Bunnies, Eggs and Spring Lillies Celebrate the Day

Chocolate Bunnies, Eggs and Spring Lillies Celebrate the Day

By JONATHAN WALTER Standard Staff Reporter Besides the obvious religious aspect, Easter has become well known for beautiful flowers, delicious chocolate and colorful eggs.  The eggs and coloring kits are easy to find at any supermarket, but the high quality chocolate and flowers are harder to find.  Dolce Confections in Hewlett is the premiere location [...]

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