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  • Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more

    At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
  • Is Boy Scouts' ban on the severely obese severely misguided?

    This week through July 24, about 40,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders are descending on a vast encampment in the hills of southern West Virginia to engage in traditional Boy Scout pastimes — hiking, shooting, repelling, orienteering, swimming,...
  • Parents Will Soon Decide What's Next for Displaced Boy Scouts

    Parents Will Soon Decide What's Next for Displaced Boy Scouts
    Updated Aug. 9 at 6:15 p.m. A couple days after a troop of local Boy Scouts learned they would no longer be allowed to use the facilities at Anchorage Baptist Temple, other community and religious leaders are opening their doors. Pastor Jerry Prevo...
  • Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts

    Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts
    Pascal Tessier, 17, had aspired to rise to the rank of Eagle Scout since he was in the sixth grade. "It shows to everyone that I'm a capable person — that I'm worth something," said Tessier, of Kensington, Md. He knew it would be an arduous...
  • Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    When the IZOD IndyCar Series arrived in Baltimore in 2011, some local fans seemed to pick a favorite driver based largely on his first name. Oriol Servia didn't disappoint. The Spaniard, whose first name is pronounced much like a certain baseball...
  • Harley John Schuning April 4, 1921 - August 8, 2013

    Harley John Schuning  April 4, 1921 - August 8, 2013
    Harley Schuning, aged 92, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2013 in Burbank, California. He was born in southwest Iowa to a farming family and was the son of Edith and John Schuning. After serving in World War II, he returned to Iowa where he met...
  • Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind: When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
  • Wilson brothers are in different lanes as they prepare for Sunday's Grand Prix

    Wilson brothers are in different lanes as they prepare for Sunday's Grand Prix
    Despite being separated by 11 years in age, Justin and Stefan Wilson compete, especially when it comes to anything with wheels. The brothers battle on iRacing, an online simulated racing game. They've taken it to go-kart tracks. About the only...
  • Displaced Boy Scout Troop Finds a New Home

    Displaced Boy Scout Troop Finds a New Home
    An Anchorage Boy Scout troop learned last month it could no longer use the facilities at the Anchorage Baptist Temple, but the displaced scouts have found a new home just down the road. Troop 1316 will join Troop 215, which meets at nearby Hillcrest...
  • Six Eagles of Timonium's Troop 832 take flight [Timonium]

    ¿ Boy Scout Troop 832 of Timonium has reason to be proud. The troop has an entire Scout patrol whose members started their Boy Scout journey together and completed it together as Eagle Scouts. The six members of the Cobra patrol, Clayton Cuddington,...
  • Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer

    Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer
    Dorothy Beksinski Higdon, a homemaker and former secretary once active in scouting, died of heart disease Friday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 89. Born Dorothy Beksinski in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, she was the daughter of Walter and...