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  • Newsmakers: Sparks, Phoenix residents recognized

    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...
  • Nathan Cook achieves Eagle Scout rank

    On April 7, a Court of Honor was held to celebrate Nathan Cook achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Nathan has been a member of scouting since first grade when he joined St. Mary's Pack 937. He bridged to Boy Scout Troop 965, Havre de Grace, in 2006....
  • 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...
  • Nearly 300 participate in 13th annual River Sweep

    Nearly 300 participate in 13th annual River Sweep
    Nearly 300 people came out on a blustery spring day Saturday to participate in the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway's 13th annual River Sweep. Volunteers worked from 9 a.m. to noon along the Lower Susquehanna River and its tributaries in five...
  • Boy Scout files reveal 90 cases of alleged sexual abuse in Maryland

    Boy Scout files reveal 90 cases of alleged sexual abuse in Maryland
    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...
  • 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...
  • Auction and feast at St. Andrew's will mark Cinco de Mayo [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is making plans for a Cinco de Mayo Auction and Feast on May 4 from 7 to 10 p.m. The evening will feature a fun night of friends, food, drinks (cash bar), prizes and an auction. Part of the proceeds from the evening will...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER: Mostly cloudy, with patchy morning fog and a high near 74. Friday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 53. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Boy Scout files reveal 90 cases of alleged...
  • Bel Air teen receives Eagle Scout Award

    Bel Air teen receives Eagle Scout Award
    Brady Daniels Kautsch, 17 of Bel Air, earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award, on Dec. 13, 2012 and was formally recognized in a ceremonial Court of Honor on March 17, at the Church of St....
  • Healing required for all at Penn State

    I agree with Betsy Schindler's contention that we need more open dialogue about child sexual abuse and the need to advocate for help and support for the victims ("Put the victims first," Oct. 19). We all have to be more vigilant of this societal evil...
  • 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...
  • Former Eastern Shore congressman listed in Boy Scouts' 'perversion files'

    Former Eastern Shore congressman listed in Boy Scouts' 'perversion files'
    A once-prominent Eastern Shore congressman who left office in 1980 amid allegations that he had solicited sex from a 16-year-old male prostitute was flagged the same year by the Boy Scouts of America in the organization's expansive "perversion files."...