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Top Boy Scouts of America Articles

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  • Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed

    Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed
    A settlement reached Thursday by the Boy Scouts of America with the family of a Santa Barbara County man molested by a Scout leader in 2007 effectively ends the possibility, for now, that recent files maintained by the organization documenting suspected...
  • Boy Scouts settle sex abuse lawsuit before 'perversion files' are opened

    Boy Scouts settle sex abuse lawsuit before 'perversion files' are opened
    The Boy Scouts of America announced Thursday that it had settled a lawsuit brought by the family of a Santa Barbara County man who was molested by a volunteer Scout leader in 2007. The family of the victim, now 20, sued the Boy Scouts, alleging the...
  • Andrew Hofmann: Eagle Scout rebuilds Memorial Garden

    Leadership and community involvement are two of the main traits that an Eagle Scout must possess, and Andrew Hofmann displayed those and more when he reconstructed the South Windsor Fire Department's Memorial Garden late last year. "I've learned how...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Black History Expo The National Pan-Hellenic Council, the NAACP and the Howard County Public School System invite the community to "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture" from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter...
  • If judges can't join the Boy Scouts, what about the Mormon Church?

    To the editor: California's Supreme Court unanimously decreed that state judges will no longer be allowed to affiliate with the Boy Scouts of America because of the organization's discrimination against gay and lesbian adults in leadership roles. ("...
  • People on the Move: Educators recognized for leadership

    People on the Move: Educators recognized for leadership
    Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida employers. Leadership Lilian Jordan, Palm Beach State College physics and astronomy professor, received the Distinguished Engineering Educator Award from The Engineers' Council at its 2015 National...
  • 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...
  • Troops 36 and 111 hold Blue and Gold Banquets

    Plainfield Cub Scouts from Packs 111 celebrated their Blue and Gold Banquet on Feb. 21. Held in February during Scouting Anniversary Week, the annual event celebrates the organization, its adult leaders, and the scouts' accomplishments during the year....
  • 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...
  • Former Virginia Port Authority chairman seeks seat on York board

    Former Virginia Port Authority chairman seeks seat on York board
    Former Virginia Port Authority chairman and businessman Jeffrey D. Wassmer announced on Monday that he is seeking District 4’s Board of Supervisors seat. George S. Hrichak, who currently holds that seat, said on Tuesday that he is not seeking re-...
  • Autism no barrier for Franklin Park Boy Scout

    Autism no barrier for Franklin Park Boy Scout
    Eagle Scouts are an elite group. Only about 7 percent of Boy Scouts made it to the top rank in 2013, according to the Boy Scouts of America website. Scouts have to earn 21 merit badges, serve in a troop leadership position, plan a community service...