| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:57 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:12 AM
David Garbarino, of Sparks, was appointed in September to a three-year term to the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland.
With more than 13 years in the finance industry, Garbarino serves as the Baltimore area executive and senior...
| 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."
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:21 AM
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...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The veil was lifted Thursday on decades of confidential sexual-abuse allegations in the ranks of the Boy Scouts of America with the court-ordered release of more than 1,200 of the organization's "perversion files."
The files offer the public an...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:20 AM
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...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The anchors never really went "aweigh," and well into the night the rock music blared from the nearby Harbor Place pavilions.
Even so, the dozen or so Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Westminster's Troop 420 who spent a night last weekend aboard the...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:43 AM
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Boy Scout files reveal 90 cases of alleged...