| Dec 3, 2011
This holiday season, Frisky's Wildlife Sanctuary is thankful for not one, not two, but three recently completed Eagle Scout projects. Boy Scouts, of course, must conduct a leadership service project in order to attain the highest rank of Eagle Scout and...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Rev. Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor of Old Otterbein United Methodist Church from 1992 through 2006 and later pastor of visitation/pastor emeritus at Perry Hall United Methodist Church, died Thursday following a series of strokes. He was 82.
"He could tell...
| Oct 13, 2011
Bald eagle sightings are becoming more common in North County these days. And, the Webster family of White Hall can glance outside any day to spot a fine-feathered beauty.
The eagle they see is 10 feet high and wears a Boy Scout's Eagle badge on its...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Albert Richard Baines Jr., a retired tool designer for Westinghouse Electric Corp. and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at his home in Arnold. He was 92.
According to the funeral home handling his service, his death was due to "natural causes."
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:47 AM
The bald eagle is making a comeback in Maryland and there have been plenty of sightings in North County.
But an eagle of another kind has been increasing in numbers, too.
Since Gene Ruhl became scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 485 in 1986, some 69 boys...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Six seniors at Hereford High School have something in common with former president Gerald Ford, director Steven Spielberg, astronaut Neil Armstrong and Walmart founder Sam Walton.
They all are Eagle Scouts.
On Jan. 7, Boy Scout Troop 1908 held an...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:22 PM
W. Thomas Barnes, retired chief financial officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital whose charitable interests included many Baltimore nonprofits, died Jan. 17 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville....
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:28 PM
The 19 wooded acres in northern Harford County blend in well with the sprawling Boy Scouts campground that surrounds it.
But on state tax rolls, the tract essentially doesn't exist. No owner is listed — a rarity in Maryland — and as the Boy...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:56 AM
At 9 a.m. Friday, the large sod plot at Scarboro and Sandy Hook roads near the Harford Waste Disposal Center was nothing but brown grass. Less than two hours later, the field was covered with hundreds of new tree saplings in their protective plastic...
| Apr 9, 2012
It may be a Thursday evening, but there is plenty of local fun to be found around town. Check out the local talent at the 15th annual River Hill Talent Show, Thursday, April 12 at River Hill High School. This showcase of stars will start at 7 pm. Bring...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Kenneth W. Davis, a retired Boy Scouts of America official who was active in the affairs of Severna Park United Methodist Church, died Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Severna Park resident was 84.
The son of a garage owner and a homemaker,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:19 AM
The challenge: be active for an hour a day, five days a week, for six weeks.
It was a challenge put forth by the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, and it was a challenge met by 13 children in local Cub Scout Pack 914.
The scouts, who...