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  • Synagogue treasurer stabbed on Boy Scouts hike

    August 23, 2011 | 4:54 pm

    Art Anderson, 76, a Boy Scouts hike leader and synagogue treasurer from Kokomo, Ind. was stabbed to death on Sunday in front of his Boy Scouts.

    Anderson was leading a hike of a local boy scout troop when Shane Golitko, 22, approached the group and stabbed Anderson in the neck,...

  • 24 merit badges and a ‘Varsity’ kippah

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 8, 2011 | 12:43 pm

    To become an Eagle Scout, a boy needs to earn at least 21 merit badges. Harel Rush, 18, is the first Eagle Scout to come out of the Beverly Hills-based, Orthodox-run Boy Scout Troop 360. He earned 24 badges — “the two hardest were ‘family life’ and ‘personal management,’...