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  • Francis N. Greene, banker

    Francis N. Greene, banker
    Francis N. Greene, a retired banker and accomplished yachtsman, died May 27 of Parkinson's disease at Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor, Maine. The former Rodgers Forge resident was 85. The son of Michael Francis Greene, an electrician, and...
  • Boy Scout reclaims Medal of Honor soldier's grave

    Thanks to the efforts of a Mason County Boy Scout, the final resting place of a West Virginia farm worker who was awarded the Medal of Honor for valor during World War I has been reclaimed from the obscurity of passing time and the encroachment of...
  • Ex-Yorkville school chief recalls no misconduct complaints against Hastert

     Ex-Yorkville school chief recalls no misconduct complaints against Hastert
    James Garnett, who was superintendent of the Yorkville school district for five of the years Dennis Hastert taught there, said Friday there were no complaints of misconduct lodged against the now-indicted House speaker during that time. Hastert, who...
  • Beidle to be honored at Boy Scouts 'Eagle Mom' event

    Beidle to be honored at Boy Scouts 'Eagle Mom' event
    As if raising one son to be an Eagle Scout isn't challenging enough -- Pamela Beidle did it twice. Both of Beidle's sons, Nick, 38; and Nathan, 32; grew up in the Boy Scouts, ultimately achieving its highest rank. The chairwoman of the county House...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Rick Perry

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is entering the 2016 race for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday. Key things to know about him: ___ THE BRIEF The longest-serving governor in Texas history, Perry was a Democrat who became a Republican and an...
  • Club Notes

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Club information is printed free for local nonprofit activities weekly. Submit information two weeks in advance; all items run, space permitting. Submit by: Email: commnews@capgaznews.com. Mail: Community News, The Capital, 888 Bestgate...
  • American Heritage's Jenna Goodrich wins Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year

    American Heritage's Jenna Goodrich wins Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year
    A month after leading American Heritage to the Class 5A state title game, senior Jenna Goodrich was named the Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year on Thursday. Goodrich, who will play next season at Georgia Tech, is the first Heritage player...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ PROSECUTE THE BANKERS, June 1 When a self-described cabal repeatedly engages in what the attorney general calls "brazenly illegal behavior" and pleads guilty to criminal acts, it is reasonable to expect its...
  • Hanover Park couple sue Boy Scouts over dismissal of son who has Asperger's

    Hanover Park couple sue Boy Scouts over dismissal of son who has Asperger's
    The parents of a Hanover Park boy who has an autism spectrum disorder are suing the Boy Scouts of America Northwest Suburban Council for what the lawsuit calls the "improper and illegal" revocation of the child's membership. Brian and Deborah Smith...
  • Eagle Scout candidate spruces up Douglas Library

    Eagle Scout candidate Ethan McRae, a junior at RHAM High School, has been a member of Hebron's Boy Scout Troop 28 since moving to town when he was in the fifth grade. McRae said the Troop's scoutmaster felt that the front of the town's Douglas Library...
  • A new Boy Scout leader faces facts on gays

    A new Boy Scout leader faces facts on gays
    As defense secretary and director of the CIA, Robert Gates learned many lessons about accepting political realities, even when he would rather have done something else. Now, as president of the boy Scouts of America, Mr. Gates is trying to teach that...