04/19/14 4:00pm
04/19/2014 4:00 PM
On the hunt for Easter eggs Saturday morning in Southold. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

On the hunt for Easter eggs Saturday morning in Southold. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Southold Town Police Benevolent Association held its annual Easter egg hunt on the grounds of Southold School Saturday morning. Volunteers from the PBA and from NJROTC were on hand to help organize the event. (more…)

04/19/14 6:00am
Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church, Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church, Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Easter and Passover both celebrate spring and hope. You may be interested to know that they were destined to coincide. The First Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. determined that Easter should always fall on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the vernal equinox.

As a result, Easter remained without a fixed date but proximate to the full moon, which coincided with the start of Passover on the 15th of Nissan. A happy, liberating Passover and Easter to all!  (more…)