Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe new policy was approved Monday by the BSA's 80-member National Executive Board in a teleconference.
Boy Scouts' New York Chapter Hires Nation's First Openly Gay Eagle ScoutThe 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.
Eternal Light Monument Cleaned Ahead Of Veterans Day ServiceOne of the city's most meaningful landmarks got a cleaning on Saturday, ahead of a landmark anniversary.
Prosecutors: Former NJ Assistant Scout Master Charged With Sex AbuseStephen Corcoran, 45, faces several charges including aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, Morris County prosecutors said Friday.
L.I. Boy Scouts Leader Arrested On Child Porn ChargesEdward Orenchuk III of Garden City faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.
Grinch Wastes Little Time: Thieves Steal $3,000 Worth Of Xmas Trees From Boy ScoutsPolice 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.
N.J. Sen. Turns Down Award From Boy Scout Group Citing 'Exclusionary' Policy On Gays Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) said that he withdrew his nomination for an the honor from the Patriots Path Council.
Fierce Internal Pressure May Lead Boy Scouts Of America To Drop Ban On GaysThe 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.
Connecticut Audubon Society Looks To Kids To Save BirdsWho 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.