| 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 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 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 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 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 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.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:10 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 Saturday at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, presented by the Verdugo Hills Council of Boy Scouts of America....