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  • Eagle Scout project aids Arbutus nonprofit

    Eagle Scout project aids Arbutus nonprofit
    It was back in March that Catonsville resident David Luco came up with an idea for the project to demonstrate his leadership skills that he needed to complete in order to become an Eagle Scout. With some plywood, a few volunteers and a commitment to...
  • Cub Scouts place flags in Bel Air cemetery for Veterans Day

    Cub Scouts place flags in Bel Air cemetery for Veterans Day
    The members of Cub Scout Pack 238 arrived at the Bel Air Memorial Gardens Sunday morning, prepared to honor the veterans buried in the cemetery, but a living veteran honored their efforts as well. Chris MacLarion, a resident of Belcamp who served in the...
  • HCC board approves name for west campus trail

    HCC board approves name for west campus trail
    The Harford Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to name a biking and walking trail, developed to connect Prospect Mill Park with the west end of the campus, for the two local men who spearheaded its creation. Ronnie Walls and...
  • Two Maryland teens make Out100 list

    Two Maryland teens make Out100 list
    Maryland connections are sprinkled through Out Magazine's 2013 Out100 list, a roll call of the year's most influential members of the LGBT community that has been gradually released online since last Tuesday. Take L.A.-based filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz,...
  • 'Perversion files' reveal local failure in Boy Scouts

    'Perversion files' reveal local failure in Boy Scouts
    Among the thousands of "perversion files" kept by the Boy Scouts of America is a Maryland-based illustration of the system's failure. Five years after an Allegany County teacher pleaded guilty to 10 sex offenses involving 12- and 13-year-old boys in...
  • Laurel Boy Scout reports from Jamboree 2013

    Laurel Boy Scout reports from Jamboree 2013
    Laurel Boy Scout Riley Horn, 17, is spending 10 days at the Boy Scouts of America's National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in the New River Gorge in West Virginia. This is Riley's second Jamboree, and for the second time he is...
  • Comments sought on summer youth camp regulations

    Comments sought on summer youth camp regulations
    The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is asking the public for informal comments on proposed changes to regulations for summer youth camps. The regulations that look at health and safety issue haven’t been updated since 1992. More than...
  • From floats to farm exhibits, Monkton man has worked 50 years at state fair

    From floats to farm exhibits, Monkton man has worked 50 years at state fair
    Bill Langlotz's first and favorite job in his 50 years working at the Maryland State Fair was to the make the Maryland Farm Queen and her court look beautiful by framing them with colored tissues. "I started doing the Farm Queen float in 1961," said...
  • Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday

    Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday
    In 1911, America was a much different place. President William Howard Taft was in the White House, and baseball was the national pastime. There were no National Football League games on Sunday, Monday or Thursday, because there was no NFL. That same...
  • Ceremony honoring three Boy Scouts to occur on 100th anniversary of first Eagle Scout

    Ceremony honoring three Boy Scouts to occur on 100th anniversary of first Eagle Scout
    Since New Yorker Arthur Eldred became the first American to attain the rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 21, 1912, more than one million Boy Scouts nationwide have followed in his footsteps. On the 100th anniversary of his accomplishment, Catonsville-based Boy...
  • Eagle Scouts return medals over group's ban on gay members

    Eagle Scouts return medals over group's ban on gay members
    Twenty years ago, Aaron Becker had just been named valedictorian of Baltimore's City College when he was also awarded the rank of Eagle Scout — the culmination of years of Scouting work, including a seven-month project to make a video about...
  • Proud of my scout, not of the Scouts

    Proud of my scout, not of the Scouts
    With school only weeks away, it's time to think ahead to earlier bedtimes, nightly homework, after-school soccer — and Scouts. My son's a Webelos this year. Having decided to join in first grade, he's stayed with it. He's learned how to carve a...