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  • Boy Scouts win approval to acquire 19 acres in Harford Co. from state

    The Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America has won approval from state officials to buy 19 acres in Harford County to expand the Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation through an unusual method known as a land patent. After conducting a...
  • What time is it? Time for Cub Scouts

    What time is it? Time for Cub Scouts
    What time is it when an elephant sits on your fence? Time to get a new fence! When does an elephant have eight legs? When there are two elephants! And when does the Equestrian Center become overrun with joke-telling boys? When it's the week of the...
  • Governor signs land patent for scouts at Broad Creek

    Governor signs land patent for scouts at Broad Creek
    Boy Scouts from around the Baltimore area gathered in Annapolis last week to witness a historic event involving the state's transfer of ownership to part of the Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation in northern Harford County. At a Board of Public Works...
  • Hair Raisers 4-H Club participate in Baltimore and Howard Rabbit Club Show

    Busy as bunnies you might say when describing the members of the Hare Raisers 4-H Club. On April 21, the club membership set up and cleaned up for the Baltimore and Howard Rabbit Club Show which was held at the Howard County Fairgrounds. The event...
  • Where Eagles soar

     Where Eagles soar
    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...
  • One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High

    One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High
    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...
  • Junior firefighters go tropical with luau dancde set for May 19

    The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department Junior Firefighters will sponsor a luau youth dance for ages 9-15 on Saturday, May 19, 7-10 p.m., at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road. Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person with a maximum of 200...
  • Tom Matte deserves spot on greatest list

    How could The Sun produce a historical list of the most outstanding athletes in Maryland's history and not include Tom Matte? I don't even want to guess. One of the criteria was that the player had to have lived in Maryland for three years. Tom Matte has...
  • W. Thomas Barnes

    W. Thomas Barnes
    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....
  • Boy Scouts seek land in process dating to Colonial era

    Boy Scouts seek land in process dating to Colonial era
    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...
  • North Laurel/Savage: Important meetings are on the horizon for North Laurel community

    There will be two very important upcoming meetings affecting the North Laurel community at the North Laurel Community Center. Their first is an open house for the General Plan for Howard County. This plan will change the zoning down in our area by...
  • Timonium: Come out on a starry night to preview Van Gogh exhibit

    "Van Gogh Up Close" is the second in a series of quarterly programs presented by the Evangelism Team of Timonium United Methodist Church, and will be held in Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, April 24, at 6 p.m. An exhibit by the same name is currently on...