PTL Links: Aug. 27, 2015Some of today’s topics include: <li><a href="http://blog.triblive.com/dougoster/" target="_blank">Doug Oster's Blog</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.scouting.org/" target="_blank">Boy Scouts Of America</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.eveytruevalue.com/" target="_blank">Evey True Value Hardware</a></li> <a href="http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/08/27/ptl-links-aug-27-2015/">Click here for more of today's links!</a>
Boy Scouts Earn Aviation Merit Badge With Hands-On Airport ExperienceIt takes months, or even years for pilots to learn to fly. Today, nearly 100 Boy Scouts learned some of the basics.
Boy Scouts Ratify Resolution To Allow Gay ScoutmastersThe Boy Scouts of America are expected to ratify a resolution today that would lift the long-standing ban on gay adults serving as den leaders, scoutmasters and camp counselors.
Boy Scouts Getting Help To Save Colonial-Era CabinA Boy Scout log cabin on a hillside in Oakdale was actually built in North Fayette Township 280 years ago. Boy Scouts of years past moved it to its current location in 1932.
Boy Scouts' Leader Says Ban On Gay Adults Not SustainableThe president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent "the end of us as a national movement."
Young Eagle Scout Making Impact On His CommunityRyan Farbacher, 13, is the youngest Eagle Scout in his troop. Yet he dreamed up one of the most ambitious service projects: constructing a pavilion behind St. Richard Parish in Richland Township.
Boy Scouts' Jamboree Puts Weight Restrictions on Scouts, LeadersThis year's Boy Scouts of America's national Jamboree is being billed as the most physically demanding in its history, but if your BMI is too high, you're not invited.
Family Distraught After Woman Found Dead In RiverFor the family of Peggy Sue Kriek, the details surrounding her brutal murder are difficult to comprehend and even harder to talk about.
Boy Scouts Vote To Include Gays MembersLocal Leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to include gay boys for the first time into their organization.
Local Boy Becomes Eagle Scout Despite Great ObstaclesThe Washington County Fairgrounds Camporee is a chance for Boy Scouts to share stories and compare merit badges.
Former Doctor Pleads Guilty To Molesting 2 StudentsA former western Pennsylvania doctor already serving six to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a teen boy from 1989 to 1995 while working as a Boy Scout leader has now pleaded guilty to molesting two students at a reform school where he was a consulting physician.
Tuesday's KDKA Afternoon News: Super Bowl, Boy Scouts And The Vine App Tuesday's edition of the KDKA Afternoon News featured more updates from the Super Bowl, the Boy Scouts' possible policy change on gays and who could turn out to be the next head of the Port Authority.