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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER: Cloudy, with temperatures in the 30s and a chance of wintry mix overnight. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Barnes' family says guilty verdict boosts better investigations: When Phylicia Barnes'...
  • Scouts are not a one-size-fits-all operation

    Scouting has been built by the mostly volunteer labor of parents and other interested adults who have formed troops attached to many different non-profit service organizations (The Scouts and gays," Feb. 4). While religious institutions may constitute a...
  • Gays have no place in Boys Scouts

    Gays have no place in Boys Scouts
    The Sun's editors are the only people I know who can speak of homosexuality and morality in the same breath ("Scout's honor," Feb. 6) when, in fact, they are totally opposite. The scriptures make it plain that homosexuality is an abomination in the eyes...
  • Ellicott City: Scouts pitch in for annual food drive

    For the past 19 years, Dr. Jeff Muneses of Muneses Chiropractic has hosted an annual food drive to benefit the FISH food pantry. This year, he collected a whopping 1,000 pounds of food. Through a partnership with Scouting for Food in Howard County,...
  • Six Harford County students head to Annapolis

    Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly. Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
  • James R. LaVey, Boy Scout advocate

    James R. LaVey, Boy Scout advocate
    James R. LaVey, a retired systems equipment engineer who was also a decorated World War II gunner and longtime Boy Scout advocate, died Saturday of pneumonia at his Timonium home. He was 87. "He was a giant among Scout volunteers and was a kind friend to...
  • Loch Raven: Scout's legacy of service leads to Eagle project at Camp Puh'Tok

    Congratulations to 16-year-old Justin Kihn, who was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony at Hiss United Methodist Church on Nov. 9. Kihn, who joined Cub Scout Pack 247 when he was in the second grade, now serves as junior assistant...
  • Food trucks lure Sandy relief effort to downtown Towson

    Food trucks lure Sandy relief effort to downtown Towson
    For a few hours on Nov. 10 at the County Courthouse in Towson, it seemed like summer returned for a visit, as residents turned out to enjoy mild temperatures and, at the same time, support a worthy cause. Sunshine and live music blended with autumn...
  • Gary Miller awarded Silver Beaver from National Capital Area Council of Boy Scouts [Old Town]

    On April 4, the Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council honored 23 local volunteers, all recipients of the "Silver Beaver" award. It is the highest accolade given by the organization at the council level. Among those recognized for their...
  • Harford Scouts recognized for 'Scouting for Food' Campaign

    Harford County Executive David R. Craig recently recognized Scouts and Scout leaders from the Boy Scouts of America, Baltimore Area Council, for the upcoming 2013 "Scouting for Food" campaign. Several Scouts and Scout leaders were greeted by Craig at...
  • Editorial polls seem out of whack

    The results of The Sun's "What Maryland thinks" polls seem so out of tune with other polls' results. The first one I noticed asked the question if Hillary Clinton had done a good job as secretary of state. The results were overwhelmingly negative....
  • The Scouts and gays

    The Scouts and gays
    Over the past 103 years, America's churches have built the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) into the nation's most successful youth group — which makes it remarkable that the BSA stands ready to let gays join Scouting, thus publicly renouncing the wishes...