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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Utah Boy Scout leader insists rock was toppled out of safety concerns

    Utah Boy Scout leader insists rock was toppled out of safety concerns
    Dave Hall didn’t think twice about posting a video he recorded of a fellow Boy Scout leader toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park. The mushroom-shaped rock – one of thousands in Goblin Valley State Park that have formed...
  • 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...
  • Paramount's Longest Employee, A.C. Lyles, Dies at 95

    A.C. Lyles, whose long association with Paramount began when he was 10 years old, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 95. Lyles started out at Paramount working for Adolph Zukor more than 80 years ago, worked as a studio publicist for many years, and even...
  • Community: Eagle project collects 57 pints of blood

    Community: Eagle project collects 57 pints of blood
    More than 50 pints of blood were collected when Boy Scout Liam Huber coordinated a blood drive with the American Red Cross last month in the auditorium at Dunsmore Elementary School. The 16-year-old La Crescenta resident chose the challenge for his...