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Boy Scouts of America

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  • Boy scout council affirms policy allowing gay adult leaders

    The local Boy Scout council in Philadelphia has formally sanctioned a policy that allows gay adults to serve as scout leaders. The Cradle of Liberty Council vote Friday bans discrimination based on sexual orientation for scouts, leaders and employees....
  • People: Two Bowie teens are 75th and 76th Eagle Scouts for Troop 1688

    People: Two Bowie teens are 75th and 76th Eagle Scouts for Troop 1688
    Sean Cooke and Drew Herring, both of Bowie, will be awarded the highest rank in Boy Scouts at an Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday. The boys are Scouts with Boy Scout Troop 1688, chartered to the American Legion Disney-Bell Post. Sean, 17, is entering is...
  • Carroll hosts collection of American history celebrations

    Carroll residents interested in American history will have their choice of events this weekend. Saturday, the Carroll County Farm Museum will be host to the Deer Creek Fiddler's Convention as musicians keep the American arts of bluegrass and old-time...
  • Parent leader showed pornographic videos to group of Boy Scouts, police say

    Parent leader showed pornographic videos to group of Boy Scouts, police say
    A Davie man was arrested late Thursday on accusations that he showed pornographic video clips to a group of Boy Scouts while acting as a parent leader. Mark Kern, 48, faces two counts of distributing obscene material to a minor, records show. Kern was...
  • Boy Scouts haven't revoked Hastert's Distinguished Citizen Award

    Boy Scouts haven't revoked Hastert's Distinguished Citizen Award
    Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America officials have not discussed whether Dennis Hastert will retain the Distinguished Citizen Award he received in 2000, a representative said Friday. The council, based in St. Charles, gives the award...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    East Hampton Commission on Aging EASTHAMPTON – The East Hampton Commission on Aging will hold a seminar on the warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease on Thursday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the East Hampton Library Community Room, 105 Main St. Tri-...
  • A father and son are at the forefront of Rancho Santa Margarita's Flag Day ceremony

    A father and son are at the forefront of Rancho Santa Margarita's Flag Day ceremony
    Parker Clements turned his key in the deposit bin at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center, then opened the door and began extracting the contents — some faded, some torn and dirty, some wadded in plastic bags from a grocery store and casino. A...
  • Boy Scouts honor country during Flag Day ceremony

    On the day set aside to honor the stars and stripes, members of Westminster-based Boy Scout Troop 393 also coordinated a ceremony to respectful retire well-used American flags. Solemnly standing at attention, scouts and others gathered at the Carroll...
  • Franklin Academy student's project honors vets

    Franklin Academy student's project honors vets
    Thirteen-year-old Joshua Katz is tall for his age at 5 feet 11 inches tall and is mature beyond his years. As a Boy Scout with Troop 215 he has earned more than enough merit badges to qualify for Eagle Scout and is currently awaiting his Eagle Scout Board...
  • Glen Burnie East: Banner business – Furnace Branch flag store has been flying for 25 years

    Glen Burnie East: Banner business – Furnace Branch flag store has been flying for 25 years
    After Sept. 11, the Wyatts of Glen Burnie suddenly had a parking problem. The family's store, CRW Flags, had a line of customers that wrapped not only around their building, but around an adjacent condominium parking lot. Folks waited in their lawn...
  • Amid allegations, some consider removing Dennis Hastert's presence

    Amid allegations, some consider removing Dennis Hastert's presence
    A portrait of Dennis Hastert hangs in a place of honor in the Capitol, alongside portraits of Henry Clay, Sam Rayburn, Carl Albert, Tip O'Neill, Newt Gingrich and other giants of Congress. With Hastert accused of lying to the FBI over bank withdrawals...