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  • Boy Scout troop puts out grass fire

    When Daniel Janzen and his friends set out together earlier this month, the group thought they would be working on Jenzen’s Eagle Scout project. Little did they know their training would be put to the test when they spotted a grass fire near the Hesperi...
  • Ben Weisberg receives Eagle Scout badge

    Benjamin Robert Weisberg received his Eagle Scout badge on March 12, becoming the third in his family to achieve the rank. According to Boy Scouts of America, less than four percent of all boy scouts receive the prestigious Eagle Scout rank, but in the We...
  • Teen's Eagle Scout project focuses on saving lives in Wiconisco area

    Kenny Hufnagle's idea has really taken off. Hufnagle, a member of Boy Scout Troop 146, decided to construct a heliport on the grounds of the Wiconisco Fire Company as his Eagle Scout project. "I felt we needed a safer place to land medical helicopters in ...
  • Boy Scouts Race in 2011 Pinewood Derby State Championship

    Boy and Girls Scouts all over West Virginia have been busy throughout the winter and it's the boys turn to show off. More than 150 Boy Scouts brought their personalized cars to the Pinewood Derby State Championship at the Meadowbrook Mall on Saturday aft...
  • Scouts spruce up battlefield for commemoration

    Thanks to four Boy Scouts wanting to earn their Eagle Scout rank, Manassas National Battlefield Park is receiving some sprucing up prior to the commemoration for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run. The four scouts from Troop 14...
  • Making an impact on Boy Scouts

    On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout law, to help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight. Carla Maurer lives all areas of her life according to ...
  • Banks earns advancement to Eagle Scout rank

    Matthew Banks recently became a member of a very exclusive brotherhood. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest honor attainable in the Boy Scouts program, with only about 3 percent of scouts achieving it nationally. Banks is a member of...
  • Westmoreland-Fayette Boy Scouts to hold annual food drive

    The Westmoreland-Fayette Council, Boy Scouts of America, invites the public to become its partner in the fight against hunger with its annual food drive to benefit the Fayette County Community Action Food Bank and the Westmoreland County Food Bank. The an...
  • Cub Scout Pack 49 donates $500 To Make-A-Wish Foundation on behalf of Adam Varda in Jefferson

    By all accounts, Adam Varda, a 10-year old Jefferson Township resident, is known by friends and family for his smiling, enthusiastic attitude. In spite of being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia earlier this year, that has not changed. Even whil...
  • Boy Scout Jack Pape wins 2011 American Spirit Award

    The voting’s over, and the results are in. The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation announced today that Jack Pape, a high school junior from Omaha, Neb., has won its American Spirit Award. At a special ceremony on Friday, Pape will receive the award...
  • West Milford honors Eagle Scout

    Boy Scout Troop 114 of West Milford honored our latest Eagle Scout, Matthew Paul Serven, last month at St. Joseph's Church Parish Center on Germantown Road. Serven is a freshman at Penn State University and a graduate of West Milford High School. He is th...
  • Boy Scouts expect to raise $15,000 in Stratosphere SkyJump fundraiser

    Ryan Moon is taking a plunge on Friday -- 885 feet from the top of the Stratosphere, to be precise -- as local Boy Scout and business leaders Jump for Scouting to raise money for the group's Scoutreach program. Moon, the scouts' local director of field se...
  • Meadows to receive Eagle Scout honor

    Dylan C. Meadows of Little Elm has earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America. For his service project, he installed a flag pole with an eagle on top at the Little Elm High School baseball field. He raised money for the project during ...
  • QPharma CEO Honored as “2011 Distinguished Citizen” by Boy Scouts of America

    Patrick P. Den Boer, CEO, QPharma, Inc. will be honored as the 2011 Distinguished Citizen by the Boy Scouts of America, on Wednesday, May 4, at the Morris County Golf Club, Convent Station, NJ. The Distinguished Citizen Award is a prestigious award given ...
  • Boy Scout honored for saving brother’s life

    A Boy Scout who prevented his brother from choking to death was honored with the National Heroism Award at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Wednesday night. Last summer, 12-year-old Grant Grier was sitting in the family room with his 4-y...
  • Boy Scout hosts emergency preparedness fair in Seaside

    Be prepared. It is perhaps one of the best-known mottoes out there, elegant in its simplicity and lauded for its staunch practicality. Of course, the famous Boy Scouts maxim has special significance for those living on the Oregon coast, where the weather ...
  • Lewiston Elks honor local Eagle Scouts

    The Lewiston Elks Lodge 371 hosted an awards night for the Boy Scouts Abnaki District of Pine Tree Council on Dec. 4. Fifteen Eagle Scouts were recognized for achieving the highest rank in scouting. According to statistics, only 5 percent of boys who ente...
  • Scouting for Food

    On Saturday, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts ventured into local neighborhoods as part of their “Scouting for Food” event. The Scouts went door-to-door asking residents for non-perishable food items to donate to the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf. Keato...
  • Eagle Scout project to support WCS

    Billy Bunn, a member of the Boy Scouts of America and senior at Woodland Christian High, will achieve his Eagle Scout rank by completing his final leadership project to design and construct a billboard sign for Woodland Christian School. The Boosters of W...
  • Area youth sky-high over American Spirit Award

    A junior at Mount Michael Benedictine School will receive one of the nation's highest honors, the American Spirit Award, at a ceremony Friday in Washington, D.C. Jack Pape, 17, will be honored for providing first aid to Boy Scouts in the aftermath of the ...

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