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  • Promotions, hires at Lehigh Valley businesses

    JENNIFER KANE has joined ProJeCt as life skills instructor in the agency's Student Success Program in the Easton Area Middle School. Kane's background in education includes four years at Easter Seals and Advent Speech and Feeding Therapy as a special...
  • Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California

    Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California
    The pledge Tuesday by the Mormon Church to oppose housing and job discrimination against gays follows years of piercing church losses in California over gay rights, including one last week. The church opposed a new rule to bar California judges from...
  • Calif. attorney seeks to use 'perversion' files in Boy Scout sex abuse trial

    A lawsuit brought by a 20-year-old man who was molested by a Boy Scout leader in 2007 could force the organization to reveal 16 years' worth of "perversion" files documenting sex abuse allegations. Files that were kept by the Boy Scouts of America...
  • Community: Gold Award Girl Scouts march in Rose Parade

    Area Girl Scouts who have achieved their Gold Award were chosen to be members of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Tournament Troop. They carried banners announcing the award-winning floats in this year’s Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year&...
  • Judge allows newer 'perversion' files in Boy Scout sex case

    Judge allows newer 'perversion' files in Boy Scout sex case
    A California judge ruled Friday that more than three decades of Boy Scout "perversion" files containing allegations of sex abuse within the organization can be used as evidence in a molestation case brought by a 20-year-old man that goes to trial month,...
  • Plaintiff says Scout leader's abuse made him a recluse

    Plaintiff says Scout leader's abuse made him a recluse
    The victim in a Boy Scouts sex abuse case, who is now 20, testified Monday that he became a recluse in his Goleta home after a 2007 incident in a local Christmas tree lot. The victim said that after he was molested by a volunteer Scout leader, he...
  • State high court's vote affecting Scout affiliation stirs debate anew

    When the California Supreme Court voted last week to prohibit state judges from belonging to nonprofit youth organizations that practice discrimination, Julia Kelety was not surprised. The issue, which had been roiling through the legal community for...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Speaking from the heart at Scout event

    Last Sunday I spoke at an Eagle Court of Honor. Five Boy Scouts from Troop 398 were receiving Scouting's most prestigious award: Eagle Scout. Those being honored were Jacob Abbott, Chad Anderson, Jax Jacinto, Robert O'Brien and Matt Olson. I sat in...
  • Ruling allows use of 'perversion files' in Boy Scout sex abuse case

    Ruling allows use of 'perversion files' in Boy Scout sex abuse case
    A judge ruled Friday that the attorneys for a 20-year-old man molested by a Boy Scout leader in 2007 could use internal documents known as the "perversion files" in an upcoming civil trial. The ruling by Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Donna...
  • People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest

    People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest
    Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Recognition Lisa Boccard, cancer advocate and community spokeswoman for The Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund with Broward Health Coral Springs was recognized by theAmerican Business Women'...
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley receives grant, and other company news

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley receives grant, and other company news
    Grant to boost mentoring program Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley recently received a $7,500 Community Partnership Grant from Lehigh Valley Community Foundation to help support its school-based mentoring program at Broughal Middle School in the...