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  • LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood

    LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood
    In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face. Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
  • Atty. Gen. Eric Holder blasts Boy Scouts for anti-gay discrimination

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Tuesday that the Boy Scouts of America perpetuates “the worst stereotypes” by barring gay people from becoming Scout leaders. “The continuation of a policy that discriminates against gay adult leaders...
  • Highest honors for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

    Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City. Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
  • Community: Iron Eyes Cody District recruiting

    Community: Iron Eyes Cody District recruiting
    Officials with the Boy Scouts of America, Iron Eyes Cody District, are recruiting new members and are planning a Cub Scout Round-up from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 14 at the corner of Griffith Park Drive and Clark Avenue in George Izay Park in Burbank. The...
  • Community: Boy Scout auction is night of fun

    Trips to time shares, dinners at local restaurants and sparkling jewelry await those who plan to attend the 40th annual Big Strike Auction on Saturday at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, presented by the Verdugo Hills Council of Boy Scouts of America....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts And Girl Scouts To Hold "Scouting Extravaganza!"

    Boy Scout Troop 347, Cub Scout Pack 347 and the Girl Scouts of Newington will hold a joint recruitment Open House at Martin Kellogg Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Interested boys and girls can learn more about Scouting in Newington...
  • Community: Auction to support Scouting

    Trips to time shares, dinners at local restaurants and sparkling jewelry await those who plan to attend the 40th annual Big Strike Auction on Sept. 6 at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, presented by the Verdugo Hills Council of Boy Scouts of America....
  • Letter: Boy Scouts deserve 'Spotlight' also

    I was excited to see the News-Press was going to feature local scout achievements each week (“Spotlight on Scouting”). I believe this is the fourth week since its inception. Every week a Girl Scout has been featured. Are the Boy Scouts on...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Join Scouts Night For All Avon Scouts, Girls And Boys

    Come see what scouts are all about!. Join Night is Wednesday, Sept. 10. Avon has two Cub Scout Packs, one at Roaring Brook School (Pack 274) and one at Pine Grove School (Pack 122). Cub Scouts is open to all boys, first grade through fifth grade. Avon...
  • Last leg of Ironton Rail Trail nearing completion

    More than a decade in the making, the Ironton Rail Trail could be finished by year's end. Advocates of the popular walking and biking path say they plan to finish the last leg — 1.5 miles in North Whitehall Township — in coming months. The...
  • Community & Clubs: Decades of Exchange Club service

    Having roots in the first Exchange Club, founded in 1911 in Detroit, today's Exchange Club of Newport Harbor is the oldest surviving service club in Newport Beach. This dedicated and honorable group of members holds onto the timeless morals, values...