| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Four local Boy Scouts from Troop 209 of the Verdugo Hills Council have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.
Matthew Daniel, 18, of Burbank, is the son of Jeff and Claudia Daniel.
For his Eagle Scout project, he reorganized an elementary school library by...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:55 PM
When she saw a strange car parked behind her Ridgeway Street rental property, Sara Smith-Katz assumed the driver was a student at nearby East Stroudsburg University.
"Excuse me, you can't park there," Smith-Katz yelled.
"Even if I'm staying here?" the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:58 AM
For 18 years, the non-profit Connecticut River Watershed Council has sponsored an annual fall Source to Sea Clean-Up Day, which focuses on cleaning up the rivers, streams, and watershed areas of the Connecticut River.
On Saturday, Sept. 27, local...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The search for Eric Frein seemed to intensify Monday as state troopers and specialized agents continued to comb northern Monroe County.
Police presence along Route 447 north of Eric Frein's home and Route 390 south remained heavy, as armed state...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:55 AM
For most third graders, the school year began with the hustle and bustle of new teachers, fresh notebooks, and crisply ironed uniforms. But the third grader in Gaza whose photo appeared in the New York Times on Aug. 30 wore a different kind of uniform:...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Eric Frein worked for Boy Scouts of America’s Lehigh Valley-based Minsi Trails Council, The Citizens’ Voice reported Sunday.
The fugitive had two separate employment stints with the Minsi Trails Council, working as a part-time, seasonal...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:59 PM
An accomplished business executive who family said helped develop safer fuel cells for airplanes during World War II, James E. FitzGerald also made time for the Boy Scouts of America, leading a Glencoe troop for nearly 40 years.
Mr. FitzGerald, who...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Midway through a 9-to-5 workday on Wednesday, Gavin Burseth had nothing but praise for the crew he was overseeing: a dedicated herd of goats working nonstop to clear poison ivy and less-itchy invasive species from a forest preserve campground near...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The annual 40-mile hike by Boy Scouts of America Troop 35 has played an important role in the life of Michael Conklin.
The 25-year-old has completed the course four times since his first at the age of 13. And even though he no longer lives in Maryland,...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Former La Caņada Mayor Steve Del Guercio, retired teacher and Boy Scout leader Harriet Hammons and Kyla Bradley, a high school student dedicated to making the area's homeless feel loved, are among this year's winners of the Les Tupper Community Service...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:01 PM
A Boy Scout troop in Seattle that was chartered in November lost its affiliation with the national organization last week after refusing to remove a scout leader who is gay, Boy Scouts of America said.
Geoffrey McGrath first announced his sexual...