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  • Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles

    Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles
    When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead. Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
  • 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,...
  • Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle

    Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle
    Boy Scout Troop 90 in Newport Beach recently held an Eagle Court of Honor in recognition of Eagle Scout Brent Valentine, a Newport Beach resident who attends The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach. Valentine is a fourth-generation Eagle Scout. His...
  • Community & Clubs: Buy a flag for Armed Forces Day

    Only days remain until Armed Forces Day weekend, when the Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will display 1,776 American flags at Castaways Park. On May 16, about 1,000 children from area schools will be bused to the site to participate in the events of...
  • 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...
  • Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced

    Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced
    Former La Caņada 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...
  • Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking

    Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking
    David Bailey's Boy Scout project allowed him to bond with his father, use his writing skills to raise money and, most important, create two new places for residents to relax at Laguna Beach's Glennwood House. The 17-year-old Laguna Niguel resident...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' teaches kids to be gay, pastor says

    Disney's 'Frozen' teaches kids to be gay, pastor says
    Religious talk show host Kevin Swanson is claiming that Disney's hit animated film "Frozen" is the work of the Devil and teaches children to be gay.   According to Right Wing Watch, Swanson, a pastor and host of the radio talk show "Religious Right"...
  • Boy Scouts kick out Utah leaders who destroyed rock formation

    Boy Scouts kick out Utah leaders who destroyed rock formation
    Two Boy Scout leaders who filmed themselves toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park have been removed from their posts by the Boy Scouts of America and face possible criminal charges for their actions at Goblin Valley State Park. The...
  • Kelly Clark dies at 56; made Boy Scouts divulge secrets on pedophiles

    Kelly Clark, an Oregon attorney who won a nearly $20-million judgment for a sex abuse victim against the Boy Scouts of America and forced the organization to release secrets on pedophiles contained in its so-called perversion files, has died. He was 56....
  • Boy, 8, struck by parade float in Crystal Lake

    Boy, 8, struck by parade float in Crystal Lake
    The 8-year-old boy trapped under a moving float during a Crystal Lake holiday parade had to undergo surgery for a broken leg, but is expected to be OK, police said Saturday. About 7:50 p.m. Friday, the boy's leg became caught in the wheel of a float...