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  • Life lessons learned near Eagle

    More than 110 Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Webelos and dozens of their parents and friends descended Saturday on Sylvan Lake south of Eagle for their annual Klondike Derby. The Klondike is a winter gathering at which scouts learned a little about many of t...
  • Boy Scout project helps feed hungry

    It's a misty, cold Saturday morning at St. Stephen United Methodist Church on Sardis Road, but bad weather is no match for the high spirits of the Boy Scouts of Troop 118. Sausage biscuits are cooking on a tricked-out camp stove, while camp-style coffee p...
  • Harrington, Ocker awarded Eagle Scout awards

    Two Boy Scouts from Troop 9, Blake Harrington and Jonathan Ocker, recently received their Eagle Scout awards in a ceremony at Oakmont Baptist Church. Blake began his scouting activities as a member of Pack 330 sponsored by Jarvis Memorial United Methodis...
  • Eagle Scout's Honor

    Dylan Norwood had just turned 2 in 1994 when he had a radical operation called a hemispherectomy. Johns Hopkins Children's Center surgeon Ben Carson removed half of Dylan's brain. Three-quarters of the right side of Dylan's brain had died when he had a s...
  • Boy Scout benefit raises more than $50,000

    More than $50,000 was raised recently by an annual Boy Scouts fundraising dinner that featured a tribute to retired physician and community leader Hal Brewer. Brewer, a longtime scouting supporter, was honored as 2011 Distinguished Citizen by the scouts' ...
  • Families Gather for Pinewood Derby at Terra Centre

    A long-running tradition in Cub Scouts continued this year as the young members of Pack 1345 gathered to race cars they built themselves in the annual pinewood derby. “This is a little slice of Americana,” Cubmaster Sam Conner of Pack 1345 said. “I...
  • Berti earns rank of Eagle Scout

    Seventeen year old Jason John Berti, member of Boy Scout Troop #366 of West Wyoming has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in scouting. On Wednesday, November 10, 2010 he was informed of his accomplishment by the Northeastern PA Council Eagl...
  • Local Boy Scouts build aviaries

    To become Eagle Scouts, three Boy Scouts of Troop 51 helped Napa Valley’s eagles. Sunday afternoon, they drilled screws, bolted washers and locked themselves inside a cage while about 20 volunteers helped them construct two aviaries for the Wildlife Res...
  • Community to Recognize 343 Centennial Eagle Scouts

    The Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council will be recognizing their 2010 Eagle class on Friday, February 25th at the Lisle Wyndham. 343 young men who earned Scouting’s highest rank of Eagle Scout last year will be honored with a ceremony and banque...
  • Boy Scouts report to the capital

    A team of Boy Scouts has kicked off an exclusive trip and an "insider's view" of Washington, DC. Life Scout Tony Hansberry II of Jacksonville, Florida, who hopes to someday be a doctor, is one of the nine delegates, and he tells OneNewsNow the group will...
  • Martinson makes Eagle Scout

    Casey Martinson, center, celebrates with his Scoutmaster and Assistant leaders after his Eagle Scout Court of Honor. During the ceremony, Casey presented the Eagle Mentor pin to his grandfather, Joseph Hartman, who spent at least 50 hours working with hi...
  • Duarte Boy Scout to receive Eagle Award for park clean-up

    For organizing the cleanup of Duarte's Glen Miller Park last July, Boy Scout Josh Chavez has received the Eagle Award and will be honored during a ceremony and reception on March 13 by his troop. The 16-year-old, a Scout for the past five years, original...
  • NC Boy Scouts Get Many Good Turn at Legislature

    North Carolina Boy Scouts have been honored for all of their good turns in 2010 more than 300,000 of them. The Boy Scouts presented their annual Report of the State at a news conference Monday outside the Legislative Building and attended by House Speaker...
  • Circle Ten Boy Scouts to collect food for annual drive

    Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America announced this week that local Scouts will be conducting their 23nd annual Scouting for Food Drive. On Feb. 12, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers in the Sherman and Denison area will be placing plastic bags on...
  • Boy Scouts Hire COO For Fayette County Reserve

    The Boy Scouts of America named Mike Patrick Chief Operating Officer of The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Fayette County Wednesday. Patrick has more than 30 experiences as an executive including working with Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, ...
  • Yorba Linda boy honored for saving dad's life

    A 9-year-old boy has received a national heroism award from the Boy Scouts of America for saving his father's life last year. Nakul Rao, the son of physician Anu and Murthy "MK" Sathya, a vice president for Keystone Automotive, is a fourth-grader at Travi...
  • New garden gives park visitors a place to reflect

    A patriots’ memorial garden has been planted in Allentown’s Heritage Park. Christopher Tyminski, 18, of Allentown Boy Scout Troop 180, created the garden as part of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest honor a Boy Scout can achieve....
  • Scouting offers opportunities locally and beyond

    Members of the W.D. Boyce Council of the Boy Scouts of America get opportunities to participate in a variety of events in a variety of locations. Some programs occur at the local level, especially in the area of public service, like the food drives spon...
  • Rupert Scout Egan earns national award for heroism

    A swimming trip that could have ended in tragedy last summer instead displayed one Boy Scout’s heroism. Tucker Egan, 12, was presented a rare Boy Scouts of America honor for saving 9-year-old Savannah Garza from being swept away by the Snake River on Au...
  • Badge of honor: Scouting welcomes centennial Eagles

    Benjamin Knull of Grayslake proudly counts himself in the elite group that includes astronaut James Lovell, baseball great Henry Aaron and U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. All are Eagle Scouts. Just 5 percent of all Boy Scouts earn the rank of Eagl...

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