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  • Elkridge man taps Scouting experience to help other Eagles soar

    Elkridge man taps Scouting experience to help other Eagles soar
    As Scoutmaster of Troop 432 in Elkridge, Bill Neault attends a Boy Scout meeting each week, and every month goes camping with the boys in his troop. In addition, over the summer, he'll spent at least a full week at summer camp, then another at Philmont...
  • Nicholas Harris earns Eagle Scout award

    On Sunday, Oct. 6, Nicholas Harris was awarded the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout. A special Court of Honor ceremony was held at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Hickory to recognize his...
  • 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...
  • Before the break: Ford carrier primped for christening

    Before the break: Ford carrier primped for christening
    NEWPORT NEWS — Framed by patriotic bunting and surrounded by a few thousand chairs, the Navy's newest aircraft carrier is ready for its close-up. Sailors in dress blues and hard hatted workers from Newport News Shipbuilding swarmed Dry Dock 12...
  • Area food pantries struggle as more families seek help

    Area food pantries struggle as more families seek help
    Rice and beans may be simple, but those pantry staples are essential for any family desperate to prepare meals on a meager budget. David Cormier saw the value in those food staples firsthand when he was deployed to Bosnia and Somalia under the United...
  • George E. Staight December 27, 1947 - November 12, 2013

    George E. Staight  December 27, 1947 - November 12, 2013
    George Staight peacefully passed away at home on November 12th, at the age of 65, after battling stomach cancer. He is survived by Lisa, his wife of 42 years, and their children Patrick, Kevin, and Annie. He was a dedicated family man who always put...
  • Two Maryland teens make Out100 list

    Two Maryland teens make Out100 list
    Maryland connections are sprinkled through Out Magazine's 2013 Out100 list, a roll call of the year's most influential members of the LGBT community that has been gradually released online since last Tuesday. Take L.A.-based filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz,...
  • Olan R. Shively, mechanical engineer

    Olan R. Shively, a retired mechanical engineer who collected vintage Plymouth automobiles, died Sept. 19 of liver cancer at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley. The former longtime Millersville resident was 88. The son of a...
  • About Barry Johnson

    About Barry Johnson
    Barry E. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, South Florida's largest business development organization and among the largest chambers of commerce in the southeastern U.S. He directs a team of more...
  • The Boy Scouts and us: A guide to the perplexed

    Arkansas has been ground zero for news about the Boy Scouts of late. But unlike most news about the Boy Scouts, this news hasn't been the good kind. Note how CNN covered the story about the Baptist church here in Arkansas that canceled its charter with...
  • Scouts, be prepared for a celebration in the future

    Hold your applause. As milestones go, this one is disappointing. It is, at best, half a milestone. Or a down payment on a milestone. If you are of a more cynical bent, you might even call it an effort to forestall a milestone. Whatever you call it, last...