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West Philadelphia Boy Scout Troop Begins Unforgettable Trip Out West

Nine boys from Boy Scout Troop #152 in West Philadelphia began the trip of a lifetime on Saturday. They headed to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico for a 12-day getaway.

06/22/2013

(The headquarters of the "Cradle of Liberty Council" of the Boy Scouts of America, at 22nd and Winter Streets in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Boy Scouts To Vacate Philly Home Under Settlement

A Boy Scouts group has agreed to vacate its longtime Philadelphia headquarters as part of a settlement reached after a long legal battle with the city.

05/03/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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Germantown Scout Troop Will March Again In Obama’s Inaugural Parade

At 60 years old, Troop 358 of Grace Baptist Church of Germantown is one of the oldest African-American Boy Scout troops in America, says chairman Charles Whiting.

12/24/2012

Melvin Novak (right) with his attorney.

Delaware Man Sues Boy Scouts, Mormon Church Over Sexual Abuse

A 28-year-old Delaware man has filed suit against the Boy Scouts and the Mormon Church in connection with the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of a scoutmaster when he was a teenager.

12/12/2012

(The Philadelphia chapter headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America.  File photo)

Boy Scouts of America Sticks By Its No-Gays Policy

That national policy trickled down to a lengthy controversy here in Philadelphia.

07/18/2012

(The Boys Scouts' chapter headquarters, at 22nd and Winter Streets in Philadelphia, was at the center of a civil rights tug-of-war between the Scouts and the city.  File photo)

Judge Orders City of Phila. To Repay $877,000 in Legal Fees to Boy Scouts

The City of Philadelphia has been ordered to pay hefty legal fees to the local Boy Scouts chapter, which was involved in a federal trial over the national Boy Scouts’ controversial policy of banning gays.

03/21/2012

(Valley Forge National Historical Park.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

4,000 Boy Scouts Expected This Weekend at Valley Forge Encampment

The “Washington’s Birthday Encampment and Pilgrimage” is the oldest continuous scouting event in the world.

02/17/2012

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City’s Sale of Boy Scouts’ HQ Headed For Next Likely Legal Skirmish

A pending deal to sell the city-owned landmark headquarters building to the BSA for $500,000 died with the turn of the calendar year, since Philadelphia City Council let the legislation languish without action.

01/31/2012

(The Philadelphia headquarters of the Boy Scouts, in file photo.)

Gay, Lesbian Leaders Unhappy After Meeting About Boy Scout Headquarters

Mayor Nutter met privately Wednesday with members of Philadelphia’s gay and lesbian community who are unhappy with his decision to cut a deal with the local Boy Scouts over their city-owned headquarters.

03/10/2011

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Not So Fast On Scouts HQ Sale, Says Philly Councilman

But that proposed sale must be approved by City Council first, and there are problems.

11/18/2010

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