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  • Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders

    Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders
    The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland. This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide...
  • Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]

    Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]
    Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration. The...
  • Charles H. Foelber, insurance executive

    Charles H. Foelber, insurance executive
    Charles H. Foelber, a retired executive of the old U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty insurance firm who had been chairman of a Maryland universities board, died of arterial sclerosis Oct. 9 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 88. Born in Fort...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Congratulations to new Eagle Scout Taylor Murphy [West Friendship]

    Congratulations to West Friendship resident Taylor Murphy, a freshman at Howard Community College, and recent graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School, who received his Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts of America in the spring of 2013. Murphy's...
  • 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...
  • Olan R. Shively, mechanical engineer

    Olan R. Shively, a retired mechanical engineer who collected vintage Plymouth automobiles, died Sept. 19 of liver cancer at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley. The former longtime Millersville resident was 88. The son of a...
  • 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...
  • Nicholas Harris earns Eagle Scout award

    On Sunday, Oct. 6, Nicholas Harris was awarded the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout. A special Court of Honor ceremony was held at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Hickory to recognize his...
  • Elkridge man taps Scouting experience to help other Eagles soar

    Elkridge man taps Scouting experience to help other Eagles soar
    As Scoutmaster of Troop 432 in Elkridge, Bill Neault attends a Boy Scout meeting each week, and every month goes camping with the boys in his troop. In addition, over the summer, he'll spent at least a full week at summer camp, then another at Philmont...
  • Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer

    Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer
    Dorothy Beksinski Higdon, a homemaker and former secretary once active in scouting, died of heart disease Friday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 89. Born Dorothy Beksinski in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, she was the daughter of Walter and...