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  • READER SUBMITTED: Join Scouts Night For All Avon Scouts, Girls And Boys

    Come see what scouts are all about!. Join Night is Wednesday, Sept. 10. Avon has two Cub Scout Packs, one at Roaring Brook School (Pack 274) and one at Pine Grove School (Pack 122). Cub Scouts is open to all boys, first grade through fifth grade. Avon...
  • Former Leader columnist dies

    Former Leader columnist dies
    Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87. He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
  • Boy Scout troop leader honored for 50 years of service

    Boy Scout troop leader honored for 50 years of service
    When Thomas Fritts stepped up in 1964 to serve as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 20, Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the Winnetka scouts counted just 19 members. Seven years later, Fritts presided at the helm of a vibrant North Shore troop that had...
  • Highest honors for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

    Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City. Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
  • Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike

    Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike
    The annual 40-mile hike by Boy Scouts of America Troop 35 has played an important role in the life of Michael Conklin. The 25-year-old has completed the course four times since his first at the age of 13. And even though he no longer lives in Maryland,...
  • Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced

    Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced
    Former La Ca├▒ada Mayor Steve Del Guercio, retired teacher and Boy Scout leader Harriet Hammons and Kyla Bradley, a high school student dedicated to making the area's homeless feel loved, are among this year's winners of the Les Tupper Community Service...
  • LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood

    LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood
    In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face. Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
  • Atty. Gen. Eric Holder blasts Boy Scouts for anti-gay discrimination

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Tuesday that the Boy Scouts of America perpetuates “the worst stereotypes” by barring gay people from becoming Scout leaders. “The continuation of a policy that discriminates against gay adult leaders...
  • Monthly water bills for Glendale residents, businesses could increase

    Monthly water bills for average single-family residences and commercial customers could increase by $17.98 and $16.67, respectively, by fiscal year 2017-18 if the City Council approves the rate cap they set earlier this month, according to figures...
  • Boy Scouts revoke Seattle church's charter over gay leader

    Boy Scouts revoke Seattle church's charter over gay leader
    The Boy Scouts of America has severed ties with a Seattle church that has insisted on allowing a gay man to remain as a troop leader, the youth organization said Monday. It is likely the first time the national organization has severed ties with a scout...
  • Boy Scouts disband Seattle troop because of gay adult leader

    A Boy Scout troop in Seattle that was chartered in November lost its affiliation with the national organization last week after refusing to remove a scout leader who is gay, Boy Scouts of America said. Geoffrey McGrath first announced his sexual...