Easter

Church pews
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Justin Udo
April 12, 2020 - 2:07 pm
Thanks to social distancing, Easter Sunday has a different look, feel, and sound at many churches around the country. Read more here.
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A temporary altar during an Easter Sunday religious service in a parking lot of the Messe Erfurt trade fair grounds during the coronavirus crisis on April 12, 2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
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Charlotte Reese
April 12, 2020 - 12:12 pm
People all over the world are having their Easter Sunday celebrations disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, another reminder we are all in this together. Read more here.
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Charlotte Reese
April 12, 2020 - 9:02 am
A North Philadelphia pastor who earlier in the week said he would hold an Easter Sunday in-person service now says he won't.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker tour the field hospital in Edison, N.J. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
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KYW Staff
April 10, 2020 - 11:28 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says certain prisoners could be moved to temporary home confinement or freed on parole because of the spread of COVID-19 under a new executive order. Read more here.
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Easter
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Holli Stephens
April 10, 2020 - 5:30 am
Home for the holidays? We all are! Whether you're spreading the love with rainbows, social distancing a birthday celebration, or Zoom-ing your Seder, "hop" on over to our KYW To-Do List.
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Flowers in a shop
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Kim Glovas
April 09, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Spring means prom season, and prom means flowers. However, one florist says flower sales have gone down significantly. Read more here
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Aunt Charlotte's Candies in Merchantville.
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Mike DeNardo
April 09, 2020 - 3:19 pm
The week before Easter is normally prime time for candy shops. But coronavirus restrictions have turned this holiday upside-down for one longtime confectioner in South Jersey. Read more here.
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Greater Exodus Baptist Church
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Flashpoint
April 08, 2020 - 8:27 pm
An outspoken pastor of a North Broad Street church is disregarding the CDC and local health officials’ guidelines to avoid in-person gatherings. Instead, his church will be open on Easter Sunday. Read more here.
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Passover seder
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Pat Loeb
April 08, 2020 - 8:20 am
Philadelphia officials are renewing their plea for residents to forego in-person religious observances. Read more here.
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Boxes of Marshmallow Peeps are lined up at the Just Born factory in Bethlehem, Pa.
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AP News
March 26, 2020 - 12:47 pm
No more Peeps are being hatched for at least a couple of weeks — but it shouldn't affect Easter baskets. Read more here.
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