Eagle Scout

Hollis teen earns his wings as Eagle Scout
Hollis teen earns his wings as Eagle Scout
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 8/31/2013 at 9:51AM

It took seven years and an endless amount of determination, but Keyonne Zaire Session is now an Eagle Scout. The 18-year-old from Hollis earned the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America and was recognized in a National Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony on August 17 in Glen Cove, Long Island. “It’s [...]

Scout gives back to Flushing
Scout gives back to Flushing
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 1/23/2012 at 2:26PM

Eagle Scout candidate Justin Lieu is on the verge of earning his wings, with seven years of Boy Scout training and the required 21 merit badges under his belt. He just needs to turn in the paperwork. Lieu, a Francis Lewis High School senior, used his years in the Scouts to improve his neighborhood. “The [...]

A lending ear — and eyes — for the needy
A lending ear — and eyes — for the needy
News Jay Lane 9/27/2011 at 7:01PM

The need to help others seems to run in the Caiazza family. Four months ago, Matthew Caiazza rounded up the community to help him send care packages to U.S. Marines serving in Afghanistan. Now, twin brother Thomas, a life scout from Boy Scout Troop 139 in Howard Beach, is heading up his own plan to [...]