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Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

The Wojcik family, of St. John, includes four siblings who each achieved the highest rank in Scouting. All four did their community service projects in Calumet City. Shown from left are Dave, Kristopher, Kevin, Sandy. In front are Stephanie, left, and Jennifer.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm
Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

CALUMET CITY | If you need help building a camp fire or starting a community service project, call the Wojciks.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm
East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

Representatives of the local Scouting organizations on the East Side prepare to begin the color guard ceremony. In front from left, Miguel Trejo, Bear Cub Scout of Pack 773; Nicolas Gomez, Webelos I Cub Scout of Pack 773; Danilo Duran, Bear Scout of Pack 3701; Joshua Salamana, Pack 3701 masc…

March 03, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

Accepting a donation from the East Side Lions on behalf of their Scouting organizations are front row, from left, Miguel and Gio Trejo, Joshua Salamana, Paulina Torrejon and Abigail Foster. In the second row are Nicolas Gomez, David-Daniel Garza, Danilo Duran, Jimena Jimenez and Isabella Aln…

March 03, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts celebrate Scout Sunday at East Side parish

Scouts celebrate Scout Sunday at East Side parish

CHICAGO | The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before Feb. 8, scouting's anniversary day, as Scout Sunday.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts celebrate Scout Sunday at East Side parish

Scouts celebrate Scout Sunday at East Side parish

Scouts from the East Side celebrated Scout Sunday on Feb. 2 at Annunciata Parish. Pictured in the first row are David-Daniel Garza, Cameron Spencer, Kaweli Montero, Alex Williams and Gio Trejo. In the second row, holding the American flag, is Aaron Gorny, Aidan Rocha, David Meduga, Miguel Tr…

February 10, 2014 12:00 am
Sundae special part of Scout Round Up

Sundae special part of Scout Round Up

CHICAGO | Cub Scout Pack 773 held their annual Round Up for new Scouts on Sept. 27 and what better way to invite them than with ice cream?

October 04, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Eagle Scout provides soaring example of cooperation

MARC CHASE: Eagle Scout provides soaring example of cooperation

It's a wonder the upcoming generations in Northwest Indiana have any civility toward one another at all given the way they see some of the adults behave toward one another.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Girl Scouts: Celebrating 100 years of preparing girls for the future

Girl Scouts: Celebrating 100 years of preparing girls for the future

It can be difficult for parents to imagine their 5-year-old daughters as women in their 30s, ready to take on the world.

September 05, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Scouts seeking donations for American Cancer Society

Scouts seeking donations for American Cancer Society

CHICAGO | The Scouts of Pack 773, based out of Annunciata Parish on the city's East Side, are accepting donations in their attempt to raise $773 for the American Cancer Society. To make a donation to their team, contact Karina Bermejo at (773) 391-0398 or kayala23@hotmail.com.

July 11, 2012 12:00 am
Munster officer talks to Scouts about staying safe

Munster officer talks to Scouts about staying safe

LANSING | Officer James Ghrist, of the Munster Police Department, attended a recent Boy Scout Troop 276 meeting to discuss the use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am
Munster officer talks to Scouts about staying safe

Munster officer talks to Scouts about staying safe

Munster police Officer James Ghrist is pictured speaking to Boy Scouts of Lansing Troop 276. With him are Scouts Jeremy Cucinotta, of Lansing; Desmond Brown, of Steger,; Charlie Gray, of Lansing; Sam Renner, of Highland; Kevan Polanski, of Lansing, and Kurt Renner, of Highland.

June 23, 2012 12:00 am
Scouts compete in cake contest

Scouts compete in cake contest

LANSING | Cub Scout Pack 247 recently held its Blue and Gold dinner. Each year the pack has a cake contest. This year the theme was "Monsters" and cakes were decorated to go with the theme.

May 16, 2012 4:45 pm Photos

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Scout finds graves of veterans

Scout finds graves of veterans

Eagle Scout Wyatt Fecht stands next to a veteran's grave in the Moss Ridge Cemetery in Carthage, Ill. As his Eagle Scout project, Fecht kept a promise made to himself in third grade and recently published a book listing veterans buried in three Carthage cemeteries, and how to find them.

May 13, 2012 12:01 am
Scouts celebrate Earth Day with bird watching

Scouts celebrate Earth Day with bird watching

Cub Scouts Miguel Trejo, Eli Ford and Javier Larios wait a turn while David Meduga views the osprey.

April 25, 2012 12:00 am
Scouts take on the Dunes

Scouts take on the Dunes

CHESTERTON | Scouts of Pack 773, who meet at Annunciata Parish on the city's East Side, spent most of March 24 hiking the trails of the Indiana Dunes State Park.

April 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Scouts take on the Dunes

Scouts take on the Dunes

The hiking Scouts of Pack 773 include, in back row, Daniel Huerta, of Chicago, and Andres Gomez and Austin Crocker, both of Whiting. In the second row are David Meduga, Miguel Trejo and Nathaniel Huerta, and in the front are David Meduga, Gio Trejo and Jacob Kusar, all of Chicago.

April 09, 2012 12:00 am
Scouts take on the Dunes

Scouts take on the Dunes

Andres Gomez, of Whiting, and Miguel Trejo and David Meduga, both of Chicago, Scouts of Pack 773, rest after hiking to the top of the Beach House Blowout sand dune at the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton.

April 09, 2012 12:00 am
Luther East freshman earns Eagle Scout rank

Luther East freshman earns Eagle Scout rank

Mark Buoscio, center, celebrates his Eagle Scout Court of Honor with his brothers Joseph Buoscio Jr., right, Eagle Scout class of 2007, and Alexander Buoscio, left, Eagle Scout class of 2009. All three Scouts are members of Lansing Troop 271, sponsored by the Sunnybrook School District 171 PTA.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am
Luther East freshman earns Eagle Scout rank

Luther East freshman earns Eagle Scout rank

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Mark Buoscio's Eagle Scout Court of Honor took place March 11 at St. Agnes Church.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am
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