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WILKES-BARRE — When the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council awarded a 2018 Distinguished Citizen award to former state revenue Secretary Dan Meuser, it was clear — from the event program as well as his acceptance speech — that the Republican is running to represent the 9th Congressional District. Another Republican candidate for the seat, Andrew Shecktor, a councilman from Berwick, on Friday described the scouts’ “potential endorsement” in presenting the award as “clearly a violation of IRS regulation.” Scout Executive Mark Barbernitz countered that the program was in line with scout
I was just talking with the SM of another Troop down the road about the events in Charlottesville this weekend. During the discussion, I asked if he was preparing a SM Minute to discuss the events & lessons learned with his Troop. His Troop doesn't do things like that. My question to you - do you discuss current events & the lessons learned with your Scouts? Have you prepared one for the events in Charlottesville?