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  • Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online

    Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online
    A North Shore man who assumed for nearly 50 years that he was the only person allegedly molested by former Winnetka teacher William Bricker recalls the Google search that the man said lifted a decadeslong burden from his shoulders. Another man who...
  • Boy Scouts Closing Bozrah Camp, Putting On Auction Block

    Boy Scouts Closing Bozrah Camp, Putting On Auction Block
    A prime piece of wilderness — 336 acres, including a 27-acre lake, in southeastern Connecticut — is going on the auction block early next year after being well traversed by summer campers for decades. The Connecticut Rivers Council of the...
  • Good deeds: Boy Scouts launching annual food drive

    Good deeds: Boy Scouts launching annual food drive
    As the cache of Halloween candy gives way to the bounty of Thanksgiving, followed by the confections of Christmas, area Boy Scouts say it's time once again to make sure everybody — especially children — has enough to eat. Boy and Cub Scouts...
  • George Morris McNameeJuly 3, 1932 - November 4, 2014

    George Morris McNamee<br/>July 3, 1932 - November 4, 2014
    George McNamee, a 38 year resident of Corona del Mar, passed peacefully at home early Tuesday.  He is survived by his High School Sweetheart and loving wife of 60 years, Sharlee, his three children, Rebecca, Dirk and Karen, and three grandchildren, Jake,...
  • Vet thinks inside the box for good of Old Glory

    Vet thinks inside the box for good of Old Glory
    One day last spring, John Palmeri glimpsed hints of red, white and blue peeking from a trash compactor at a Home Depot in Huntington Beach where the Vietnam-era veteran was working. Palmeri yanked the tattered American flag from the bin and marched to...
  • In Curiosity Hacked, children learn to make, not buy

    With her right hand, my 8-year-old daughter, Kalian, presses the red-hot soldering iron against the circuit board. With her left hand, she guides a thin, tin wire until it's pressing against both the circuit board and the tip of the iron. The tin begins...
  • Sex abuse charges against former teacher, 94, raise questions about his past

    Sex abuse charges against former teacher, 94, raise questions about his past
    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...
  • Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum

    Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum
    A youth pastor, a longtime council member and a former schoolteacher represent some of the candidates looking to be part of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. This year, La Crescenta residents will vote to fill six slots. A total of six people are...
  • Young runner takes steps to improve park's route

    Young runner takes steps to improve park's route
    Silas FitzGerald knows the ins and outs of Crescenta Valley Park in La Crescenta. He’s run the 3-mile distance around the park, with pockets of rocky terrain and slight uphill areas, since he started running competitively in the sixth grade. Since...
  • Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case

    Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case
    A former Boy Scout leader from York County pleaded guilty to taking "indecent liberties with a child by a person in custodial or supervisory relationship" on Thursday and was sentenced to three years in prison. Thomas G. Seifert had been charged with 12...
  • Boy Scouts settle sex-abuse case

    Boy Scouts settle sex-abuse case
    The Boy Scouts of America and Minsi Trails Council, which runs scouting programs in the Lehigh Valley and Poconos, have settled a Lehigh County man's sex-abuse lawsuit. Attorneys for the man alleged the organizations were negligent in their efforts to...