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  • 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...
  • Eagle Scout project goes for variety

    Eagle Scout project goes for variety
    Typically when a Life Scout sets out to do an Eagle Scout project, it is generally some sort of construction-related endeavor. Mitchel Anderson installed creative bike racks near the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguards headquarters, and Ken Gironda built...
  • Before Jamboree was a road

    Before Jamboree was a road
    Sixty years ago, buses carried tens of thousands of Boy Scouts down a little dirt road in Newport Beach to the third national Jamboree — a gathering of troops from across the country. Thursday, about 25 of those Scouts returned to a drastically...
  • James Peter "Pete" Barrett

    James Peter "Pete"  Barrett
    James Peter “Pete”  Barrett December 17, 1924  -  September 30, 2013 Pete Barrett was a loving father, engaging businessman, yachtsman, civic leader, private pilot and adventurer. He was also passionate about regional history, led epic family...
  • Charles H. Foelber, insurance executive

    Charles H. Foelber, insurance executive
    Charles H. Foelber, a retired executive of the old U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty insurance firm who had been chairman of a Maryland universities board, died of arterial sclerosis Oct. 9 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 88. Born in Fort...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • My Word: Scouts' decision on gay boys bittersweet

    A different view on the gay Scouts policy. On Thursday, the national Boy Scouts of America Council voted to allow openly gay Scouts in the organization. Though it is hard to believe that in 2013 this would even be controversial, an affirmative vote is...
  • Salvation Army denies being anti-gay

     Salvation Army denies being anti-gay
    Shortly after the Salvation Army's red kettle ringers set up shop around Chicago this year, Rick Garcia took to his Facebook page and posted a status update telling friends and followers to boycott the group. The Salvation Army uses donated money to...
  • Boy Scouts to review half-century of files on sexual predators

    Boy Scouts to review half-century of files on sexual predators
    The Boy Scouts of America has announced it will review more than a half-century of its confidential files on alleged sexual predators and will inform law enforcement of any cases it had not previously disclosed. The unprecedented review will examine...