| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:26 PM
A Girl Scout leader, trusted with her troop's money, hasn't explained what happened to about $1,400 of it, deputies say.
Now, authorities are looking for a former troop leader accused of swiping about $1,400 from her group in the Greater Atlanta area....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:05 PM
La Crescenta Girl Scout Troop 9231 has completed its two-year Silver Award project titled Horses Helping Humans.
Eight 14-year-old freshman girls hosted a chance for autistic children, ages 4 to 10, to experience an afternoon with horses. The troop...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Rice and beans may be simple, but those pantry staples are essential for any family desperate to prepare meals on a meager budget.
David Cormier saw the value in those food staples firsthand when he was deployed to Bosnia and Somalia under the United...
| Nov 10, 2013
A couple of weeks ago we visited the topic of a Girl Scout cookie boycott ("Cookie boycotters' case crumbles in face of reality," Oct. 27).
Calls for a boycott originate with groups that don't agree with the Girl Scouts' refusal to ban lesbians and...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:27 PM
In support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and to encourage and support youth in their quest for education and career opportunities based in STEM, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) recently presented $15,000...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Six former Orange County Girl Scouts will be recognized at the group's fourth annual leadership event Friday in Newport Beach.
Those being honored are Shannon Eusey, of Newport Beach; Joan Patronite Kelly and Donna Giordano, both of Huntington Beach;...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Six local women were honored last week at a fundraiser that netted more than $271,000 for Girl Scouts of Orange County, according to a news release.
At the fourth annual Celebrate Leadership event, which took place Friday at the Island Hotel in...
| Oct 27, 2013
At a recent Girl Scouts meeting, my daughter earned a badge for completing her family star, a project that inspired one of my favorite dinners of late.
The week before, over plates of pasta, she had recited the Girl Scout Law to us:
I will do my...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Two Boy Scout leaders who filmed themselves toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park have been removed from their posts by the Boy Scouts of America and face possible criminal charges for their actions at Goblin Valley State Park.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:03 AM
My last column was about the first Indian Boy Scout troop in the United States and it was formed here in Petoskey.
Thanks to those businessmen of Petoskey, were it not for them it probably wouldn't have been established.
Those boys already had been in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Even though employers won't be required to offer health insurance under Obamacare for more than a year, many already are fretting about the uncertainties raised by the law.
Confusion over how the law will work and an evolving set of rules make it...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Every child ought to have a dream, a big dream. It ought to be a human right.
Mine was to be a major league baseball player. It was the summer of 1948 and my family bought our first house and I listened to Jimmy Dudley and Jack Graney on the radio and...