The new policy was approved Monday by the BSA’s 80-member National Executive Board in a teleconference.
The Boy Scouts’ New York chapter has hired the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as an employee, which is in public contrast to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members.
One of the city’s most meaningful landmarks got a cleaning on Saturday, ahead of a landmark anniversary.
Stephen Corcoran, 45, faces several charges including aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, Morris County prosecutors said Friday.
Edward Orenchuk III of Garden City faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.
Police are calling it a heartless holiday crime. Thieves stole dozens of Christmas trees from the Boy Scouts. But this story of a holiday Grinch has become a reflection of the spirit of the season.
Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) said that he withdrew his nomination for an the honor from the Patriots Path Council.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided years ago the Boy Scouts of America has the right to keep gays out because it’s a private organization. However, it also has the right to change its mind.
Who will protect our birds? It’s a question being asked by the Connecticut Audubon Society. Conservation director Milan Bull says the problem is that kids today aren’t being encouraged to get outdoors, and tune into nature.