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  • 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...
  • Annual festival at Wolf Lake focuses on the environment — and fun

    Annual festival at Wolf Lake focuses on the environment — and fun
    Those attending this year's 15th annual Wetlands, Wind & Water festival at Wolf Lake found many ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Free to the public, the two-day festival is sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative, and featured...
  • Former Deltona Cub Scouts pack treasurer arrested on theft charges

    Former Deltona Cub Scouts pack treasurer arrested on theft charges
    A former Deltona Cub Scouts treasurer was arrested on theft charges Wednesday, accused of stealing nearly $10,000 of the pack's money to pay bills, buy groceries and stay at a Tampa hotel. Eloisa "Ellie" C. Hilton, 37, a Volusia County high-school...
  • Odenton/Gambrills: Wildcats Class of 2015 includes at least five Eagles

    Odenton/Gambrills: Wildcats Class of 2015 includes at least five Eagles
    There are plenty of numbers bandied about during the graduation season. For a select group of seniors at Arundel High School, one number would be 5. There are at least five Eagle Scouts -- Zevel E. Berman, Daniel L. Dean, Shawn D. Hardesty, John L....
  • Thumbs up for the week of May 23

    Thumbs up: Ray Daugherty, 12, of Eldersburg, threw out the ceremonial pitch for his favorite baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles, last Saturday, the second time he's earned such an opportunity. Ray did so by being the top seller of popcorn for the...
  • Lehigh Valley area Memorial Day events

    Lehigh Valley area Memorial Day events
    Monday, May 25 •Echo Taps — Taps over Bethlehem 2015 begins at 8 a.m. Buglers and trumpet players, led by the American Legion Band, perform taps continuously in the traditional echo version from Nisky Hill Cemetery to Memorial Park Cemetery...
  • Rotary hails Paul Harris honorees

    The Rotary Club of Naperville named this year's recipients of its yearly Paul Harris Awards at a luncheon Thursday. According to a release from the club the following are the categories, honorees, their affiliations and the names of those who...
  • Eagle Scout beautifies East Bangor Cemetery entrance

    Eagle Scout beautifies East Bangor Cemetery entrance
    A few years ago, the town of East Bangor took the unusual step of expanding its borders so it could include a 125-year-old cemetery that bears its name. Now, an Eagle Scout has centered his mission on making sure nobody forgets. Bangor Area High...
  • Should scouts allow gay leaders?

    Should scouts allow gay leaders?
      Some religious groups are saying they won’t sponsor as many Boy Scout troops  if the Scouts allow gay troop leaders. The religious groups need to look at a calendar. It’s the 21st century folks. The scouts are joining it. What...
  • Boy Scouts president's call to end gay leader ban draws mixed reaction

    Boy Scouts president's call to end gay leader ban draws mixed reaction
    Robert M. Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America, urged the group on Thursday during its annual meeting in Atlanta to end its ban on gay leaders, saying the prohibition “cannot be sustained.” “I truly fear that any other...
  • The Boy Scouts of America's baby steps on accepting gay Scout leaders

    The Boy Scouts of America's baby steps on accepting gay Scout leaders
    Robert M. Gates, the former U.S. Defense secretary and current Boy Scouts of America president, earlier today urged the youth organization to, essentially, grow up and allow gays to serve in leadership roles. Gates stopped short of pushing the issue...