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The Chandler Police Department will be hosting a Merit Badge clinic for local Boy Scouts on July 1st from 8 a.m. to noon. Scouts will be able to visit ten stations in the clinic focusing on traffic safety in relation to law enforcement.
The Mesa FamilySearch Library will host a free presentation about how the United States Colonies were originally populated by English convicts.
A Mesa family is trying to find purpose in their pain, after their 11-year-old son drowned in a canal near their home.
Authorities say the body of an 11-year-old boy who went missing Saturday morning has been found in a Mesa canal.
I know shopping online is the craze nowadays, but it can be bland. I recall that thrill in trying out the latest gadgets at the local Five & Dime, the intrigue I felt in browsing through that Army Surplus store, the entice in a candy shop, and the joy I had in playing around at the toy store.
As it has for the past 12 years, the Town of Gilbert is hosting what has become one of the nation’s largest celebrations of the U.S. Constitution, with activities and events that will culminate September 21, with the Constitution Week Fair and Concert, featuring musician and singer David Osmond.
Dr. Douglas Bobb and his practice, Sun Valley Hand Surgery, were sponsors for the Boy Scouts of America Grand Canyon Council Eagle recognition dinner that took place recently in Phoenix.
Kids can discover how archaeologists investigate lives past through hands-on activities at a real archaeological site.
Donations are being accepted by the Boy Scouts of America Troop 653 for their garage sale at Central Christian Church in Mesa next month.
As a Boy Scout who is working on the completion of my Communications Merit Badge, I am required to write a letter to the editor of a magazine or newspaper.
Boy Scouts looking to earn merit badges in fingerprinting and crime prevention can attend a free workshop hosted by Mesa Police and Councilman Dave Richins. The workshop is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Central District station, 120 N. Robson.
Boy Scouts Crime Prevention Merit Badge
Troop 653 is still accepting donations for the Boy Scouts Garage Sale that will be held 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Central Christian Church, 933 N. Lindsay Road, Mesa. Cars, boats, RVs, appliances, furniture and more are being accepted for the sale.
You could score some major deals and bargains Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Boy Scouts Garage Sale in Mesa. A brief in Friday's East Valley Tribune and online incorrectly gave the date of the sale as this Saturday.
I am a Boy Scout in Troop 766, and am working on my communications merit badge. Twin boys named Anthony and Zachary wrote a letter to President Obama, each giving a one dollar bill in order to help with our country's debt. They don't want to have to worry about the debt when they are older. They suggest all kids in the nation give $1 to help our country. I don't know much about government, but if the government was more giving like those two boys we would be much better off.
I am a Boy Scout and am working on my communications merit badge. Some schools today are not requiring students to say the "Pledge of Allegiance." This is because they think that the term "under God" is violating the separation of church and state. I feel that it is important to show respect to your country, and that there is nothing wrong with using the term "under God" because the United States was founded as a Christian country.
I’m a Boy Scout working on my communications merit badge. I have heard that Taylor Junior High School pool is going to close. I think it’s a bad idea because it’s a fun place to go to see your friends and get out of the house.
For an 8-year-old boy growing up in London during World War II, outdoor fun usually meant playing on city streets or in craters opened up by Nazi bombs.
I’m a Boy Scout of America and am currently working on my communication merit badge. I think if the U.S. was hit by an earthquake and tsunami like Japan endured, other countries and citizens would help us. I believe that we as a united country should help them by donating money to Japan to support the sick, needy and the homeless. I support and invite you to do the same. Find a website or fundraiser to support Japan.
Chandler dentist Dale Steiner has been awarded the Rotary International Paul Harris Award for his volunteer work giving good dental hygiene/dental health presentations at local elementary schools, assisting Boy Scouts in earning merit badges, serving Christian youth retreats and organizing monthly dental study club meetings.
Alex Chalcraft, a 17-year-old Gilbert resident, became an Eagle Scout in late January.
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SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament appointed Kim Jong Il to a third term Thursday as leader of one of the world's most reclusive nations, buoyed by a rocket launch heralded in state media as "historic" but assailed elsewhere as provocative.
A Pinal County employee commission has tentatively rehired a sheriff's deputy fired in 2007 for illegally using a police database and amid allegations of domestic violence.
It's an old line: Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it. For a few hours this weekend, you can get your hands on it.