| 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 26, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Over a career that spanned five decades, William Bricker surrounded himself with children, teaching physical education to generations of kids at Winnetka’s Hubbard Woods School, volunteering as a local Boy Scout leader and spending summers working...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The Colorado woman charged with conspiring to assist the militant group Islamic State pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court and agreed to cooperate and provide possible future testimony against other terrorism suspects.
Shannon Maureen Conley,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Dressed in a blazer and gray slacks, Eagle Scout Rex Tillerson better known as the CEO of Exxon Mobil approached the podium during a national meeting of the Boy Scouts of America at a Texas hotel last year.
The organization's delegates had just voted...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Touting the space theme “Scouting and Beyond,” the Verdugo Hills Council set a course to celebrate the 40th annual Big Strike Auction at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel on Sept. 6. The event benefits programs for more than 3,000 Boy...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:32 PM
YORK COUNTY — A former Boy Scout leader from York County waived his preliminary hearing on Thursday into allegations that he molested three Scouts — and has agreed to plead guilty to 12 felony charges.
Thomas G. Seifert, 56, had the right...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:06 PM
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.
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:42 PM
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....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...