Week 10 at the Journal Star

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Benny Vargas, 8, Emanuel Nunez, 8, and Jose Ortiz, 10, cook tacos on the grill during warmer weather on Saturday afternoon outside a home on the 1000 block of Northeast Jefferson Avenue.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Benny Vargas, 8, Emanuel Nunez, 8, and Jose Ortiz, 10, cook tacos on the grill during warmer weather on Saturday afternoon outside a home on the 1000 block of Northeast Jefferson Avenue.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Zoo educator Lauren Schmidt and Joshua Romain, 9, of Peoria help spread out candy-filled East eggs on Saturday during the annual Easter egg hunt at the Peoria Zoo.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Zoo educator Lauren Schmidt and Joshua Romain, 9, of Peoria help spread out candy-filled East eggs on Saturday during the annual Easter egg hunt at the Peoria Zoo.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, sophomore Corinne Areos and junior Yasmine Giliana of Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois, brush paint on each other while helping paint walls on Sunday at Crittenton Centers. The organization's break room was getting a make over with the help of players from the Glenbrook South High School softball team and donations provided by Peoria's Home Depot and East Peoria's Kohl's.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, sophomore Corinne Areos and junior Yasmine Giliana of Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois, brush paint on each other while helping paint walls on Sunday at Crittenton Centers. The organization’s break room was getting a make over with the help of players from the Glenbrook South High School softball team and donations provided by Peoria’s Home Depot and East Peoria’s Kohl’s.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Sara Russell, the wife of the late fomer Peoria Fire Chief Ernie Russell, stands as pallbears move her husband's casket on Friday during funeral services at Resurrection Cemetery.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Sara Russell, the wife of the late fomer Peoria Fire Chief Ernie Russell, stands as pallbears move her husband’s casket on Friday during funeral services at Resurrection Cemetery.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Rabbi Daneil Bogard, center, leads a Passover Seder ceremony with the recitation of kiddush, which is a blessing recited over a cup of wine, on Monday in the basement of his home. A Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Rabbi Daneil Bogard, center, leads a Passover Seder ceremony with the recitation of kiddush, which is a blessing recited over a cup of wine, on Monday in the basement of his home. A Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR A slip of paper with a personal barrier written on it is put in a fire in place of a chametz on Monday during a Seder ceremony in the home of Rabbis Daniel and Karen Bogard. Traditionally chametz — any food product made from wheat, barley, rye, oats, spelt, or their derivatives, which has risen — is forbidden during passover and is sometimes burned.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR A slip of paper with a personal barrier written on it is put in a fire in place of a chametz on Monday during a Seder ceremony in the home of Rabbis Daniel and Karen Bogard. Traditionally chametz — any food product made from wheat, barley, rye, oats, spelt, or their derivatives, which has risen — is forbidden during passover and is sometimes burned.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Pallbearers carry the casket of former Peoria Fire Chief Ernie Russell on Friday morning during funeral services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Russell was 74.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Pallbearers carry the casket of former Peoria Fire Chief Ernie Russell on Friday morning during funeral services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Russell was 74.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Tyler Shattock (26) of the Rivermen is introduced at the beginning of the game against Toronto on Sunday at Carver Arena. The Rivermen defeated the Marlies 3-2 in a shootout.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Tyler Shattock (26) of the Rivermen is introduced at the beginning of the game against Toronto on Sunday at Carver Arena. The Rivermen defeated the Marlies 3-2 in a shootout.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Father David Richardson, center, blesses palm leaves during the Palm Sunday service at St. Philomena Church. The ceremony marks the beginning of Holy week, which concludes on Easter Sunday.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Father David Richardson, center, blesses palm leaves during the Palm Sunday service at St. Philomena Church. The ceremony marks the beginning of Holy week, which concludes on Easter Sunday.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Rabbi Karen Kriger Bogard laughs as her nineteen-month-old son Gavi squints after tasting parsley on Monday during a Seder ceremony in the Bogard home. A Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Rabbi Karen Kriger Bogard laughs as her nineteen-month-old son Gavi squints after tasting parsley on Monday during a Seder ceremony in the Bogard home. A Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Mark Buettner holds on to his 9-week-old daughter Gianna while listening to Father David Richardson, not pictured, as he speaks during the Palm Sunday service at St. Philomena Church. The ceremony marks the beginning of Holy week, which concludes on Easter Sunday.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Mark Buettner holds on to his 9-week-old daughter Gianna while listening to Father David Richardson, not pictured, as he speaks during the Palm Sunday service at St. Philomena Church. The ceremony marks the beginning of Holy week, which concludes on Easter Sunday.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Jordan Davis, a junior at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois, paints a wall while talking with maintenance worker John Burnett on Sunday at Crittenton Centers. The organization's break room was getting a make over with the help of players from the Glenbrook South High School softball team and donations provided by Peoria's Home Depot and East Peoria's Kohl's.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Jordan Davis, a junior at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois, paints a wall while talking with maintenance worker John Burnett on Sunday at Crittenton Centers. The organization’s break room was getting a make over with the help of players from the Glenbrook South High School softball team and donations provided by Peoria’s Home Depot and East Peoria’s Kohl’s.

Morgan Rielly (44) of Toronto eyes a puck in the air on Sunday at Carver Arena. The Rivermen defeated the Marlies 3-2 in a shootout.

Morgan Rielly (44) of Toronto eyes a puck in the air on Sunday at Carver Arena. The Rivermen defeated the Marlies 3-2 in a shootout.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left Ron Taxer and Michael Davis perform the Urchatz, which is the washing on one's hands before the eating of Karpas — an ingredient in the Passover Seder plate —on Monday during a Seder ceremony in the home of Rabbis Daniel and Karen Bogard. A Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left Ron Taxer and Michael Davis perform the Urchatz, which is the washing on one’s hands before the eating of Karpas — an ingredient in the Passover Seder plate —on Monday during a Seder ceremony in the home of Rabbis Daniel and Karen Bogard. A Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Small-school girls basketball POY Taylor McClintock of Illini Bluffs poses with her 3000th point basketball at Illini Bluffs High School.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Small-school girls basketball POY Taylor McClintock of Illini Bluffs poses with her 3000th point basketball at Illini Bluffs High School.

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