Michele Makes Easter Brunch

By Michele E. Buttelman Signal Staff Writer I love Easter brunch. It’s a great time to exercise a variety of baking and cooking skill while

The Celebration of Freedom and Hope

By Rabbi Mark Blazer Signal Contributing Writer Spring is in the air, and the celebration of Passover (Pesach), which begins the evening of April 15,

Traditional Irish Favorites

We get it, Ireland — Guinness and potatoes right? Well, not quite. The Irish do love a good helping of potatoes added to any dish,

Ten Thanksgiving fun facts

1. The First Thanksgiving Took Place in 1621 Although there are several accounts as to where the first Thanksgiving celebration took place, the most well-known

Celebrate Mom With an Afternoon Tea

By Michele E. Buttelman Signal Staff Writer Treat your mother to an exceptional Mother’s Day, by hand crafting a special occasion afternoon tea in her

Thinking about Mom for Mother’s Day

After a pandemic-induced, stress-filled year, mom deserves something special, and Mother’s Day is fast-approaching. There are a number of local businesses here in the Santa

Easter Traditions & Symbols

Easter is the most important day of the year on the Christian calendar. A celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Easter commemorates the very

Easter Dip Goodness

Start by combining a 16-ounce package of frozen spinach, cream cheese and garlic in a skillet. Once heated, add mayonnaise, salt, onion powder, chili powder

Eight tips for dyeing Easter eggs

Coloring eggs is a beloved Easter tradition. Eggs long have been symbols of fertility and rebirth, making them fitting icons for spring.  One story links

Easter decorating fun for the table

By Pauline Mason Signal Staff Writer Looking for cute or elegant, but very easy and inexpensive ideas for your Easter table? Here are dozens of

The origins of Baby New Year

Excitement for a new year abounds on January 1. Baby New Year is one of the more recognizable symbols of the New Year’s holiday, particularly