Boy Scouts to honor DSU’s Mishoe

DOVER — The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA), announced recently that Dr. Wilma Mishoe, the first woman to serve as president of Delaware State University, will be given the 2020 Kent Distinguished Citizen Award. She will be honored at the annual awards dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Dr. Mishoe’s service at Delaware State […]

Boy Scouts partners with Highmark to help families

DOVER — The Del‐Mar‐Va Council of the Boy Scouts of America announced a partnership with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware Monday to help families combat food insecurity during the coronavirus outbreak.The partnership allows the Boy Scouts to offer gardening plots at Akridge Scout Reservation in Dover to families, as well as online workshops to […]

Bankruptcy claims date set for Boy Scouts child sex victims

DOVER — Attorneys have agreed on a November deadline for victims of child sex abuse to file claims in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case. The Nov. 16 date presented to a judge Monday was worked out after attorneys for the official committee representing abuse victims objected to a proposed Oct. 6 deadline and […]

Letter to the Editor: Great help with litter

  Within a few days of contact with the Boys Scout Council, two young men, Austin and Chris Johns from Troop 239, called and showed up to take care of the litter in their own development. The past few windy weeks have caused a very large amount of litter to fly out of the recycling […]

Honored Scout welcomes challenges as Order of Arrow national chief

MILLSBORO – Scouting has encompassed Matt Parsons’ life ever since he was a toddler. “I started way back in Cub Scouts, the very first level which was Tiger Scout — way back when,” said Mr. Parsons. “I’ve been in the program for 13 years now, most of my life.” His life in scouting took a […]

Scuse named 2018 Kent Distinguished Citizen by Boy Scouts

DOVER — When it came time for John Carney to pick a secretary of agriculture two years ago, the then-governor-elect picked someone he knew quite well. He selected Michael Scuse, making him the first person to hold the position under two governors. Few people are more qualified for the job, which Mr. Scuse previously held […]

Harrington Eagle Scout flying high

  DOVER — Harrington Eagle Scout Ryan Patrick’s personal mantra of trying new things and always giving the maximum effort was put to the test Thursday night. The 17-year-old was told mere days before that he’d been selected to speak at the Del-Mar-Va Council Boy Scouts of America’s 33rd annual Kent Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner […]

Schmidt part of special Boy Scout meeting

WASHINGTON — Delaware Boy Scout Parker Schmidt traveled with his father Martin Schmidt Jr., on March 8 to Washington to participate in the end of the Report to the Nation ceremonies with Boy Scouts of America. Parker was a special guest representing the BSA National Capital Area Council History and Archives Committee. He got to […]

DelDOT’s Cohan committed to community service

DOVER –– Although we see the work of the Delaware Department of Transportation on the roads every day, we don’t have the chance to see the woman behind the agency –– Jennifer Cohan. In the midst of a professional life dedicated to the improvement of Delaware, she has been chosen as the recipient of the […]