Wallace Celebrates Eagle Scout Achievement

Ryan Wallace of Troop #509 achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He was born on May 9, 1995 to Roger and Veronica Wallace. He has one older brother, Adam, who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout last year. Wallace has grown up in the foothills above Sunland and began his scouting adventure at the age […]

Scouts Visit Office of Crescenta Valley Weekly

Cub Scout Troop 302 stopped by Crescenta Valley Weekly on Friday to learn how the news gets from the writers to the pages of the Thursday edition. “We are here to see the newspaper and to look at some of the pictures,” said Daniel Matthys, 7. “The newspaper gives us information.” Members of the troop […]

Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber Recognizes Boy Scout Troop 317

By Misty DUPLESSIS Every year the Montrose Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce awards community members who have exceeded the Chamber’s expectations by supporting Montrose residents as well as local businesses. This year, Montrose Boy Scout Troop 317 has the honor of being named Organization of the Year. The Troop was chosen for the prestigious award […]

Scouts offering gift wrapping service

Members of Delphi Academy’s Troop 555 will be stationed outside Sport Chalet in La Cañada to provide gift wrapping throughout the holiday season beginning on “Black Friday,” Nov. 26 and from Dec. 13 every day through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The schedule will be posted at Sport Chalet La Cañada. This is the ninth year […]

Matthew Aloysuis Susank

Matthew was born Feb.19, 1993 at Verdugo Hills Hospital, the eldest child of Ava and Kevin and brother to Meaghan, Mallory and Madelyn. He started his Scouting career as a Tiger Cub in the first grade at St. Bede the Venerable School, La Cañada where he most enjoyed the Pinewood Derbies and Raingutter Regattas. After […]

Saluting our scouts: Adam Ryan de Lucia

Saluting our scouts: Adam Ryan de Lucia

Adam de Lucia was born in Glendale at Verdugo Hills Hospital on Nov. 4, 1994, the second child of Beverly and Frank de Lucia, making Adam and his older sister Alexis, fourth generation Californians. Adam started in Cub Scouts in the first grade as a Tiger Cub with Pack 326 at Sunland Elementary School. He […]

School benefits from Scout project

Dunsmore Elementary School has a new botanical garden thanks in part to Andrew Hart, 13.  Working with landscape designer Alice Bolstad, Andrew and his team of 64 volunteers contributed over 170 hours to install about 100 plants and trees transforming the weedy lot. Vegetation that was native and drought tolerant was chosen to fill the […]

Saluting Our Scouts

Eric Boyd Eric Travis Boyd was born on May 12, 1992 to Dawn and Walt Boyd. He attended La Crescenta Elementary School where he learned about scouting from the Farrington family. He became a Cub Scout in Pack 302, led by Kym Jarnot, and was joined by his preschool buddies Sean Jarnot and Keith Sugimura. […]

Saluting our Scouts

Harold Kast Harold Martin Kast was born in Leiden, The Netherlands on June 2, 1995 the third child of Sylvia and Martin Kast. He moved with his parents to Chicago, Ill. in 1996 and to La Cañada in 2003. In Chicago he attended Gower West Elementary school but also the Tul(i)p, The First Dutch Language […]

Saluting our Scouts

Austin Drake Austin was born on May 30, 1992 in Pasadena. His 11-year scouting adventure began with Cub Scout Pack 302 where he met other eager boys willing to tackle Cub Scout advancement. After rising in ranks, Austin earned Cub Scouting’s highest award, the Arrow of Light, and bridged to Boy Scout Troop 509 in […]