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Kearny Scouts Remember 9/11 with Urban Hike to Memorial & Museum

Although most of the Scouts of Unit 305 in Kearny were born after 2001, they remember the sacrifice of the first responders and victims of 9/11. To pay tribute and to honor their service, Scouts and their families participated in an urban hike to tour the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on March 25, 2017. The Scouts met in the morning on the lawn of St. Stephen's Church in Kearny. They congregated in front of a metal cross which was crafted from the remaining steel supports of one of the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center. The Very Reverend Joseph A. Mancini, pastor and sponsor of Unit 305, prayed with the Scouts in front of the church's memorial to the seven parishioners who perished on 9/11. B

Kearny PBA Equips the Boy Scouts for Camping

The Kearny Policemen's Benevolent Association # 21 (Kearny PBA) exemplified their mission to support the community that they serve by partnering with the Boy Scouts of Unit 305 in Kearny. On March 23, 2017, three representatives from the Kearny PBA attended a meeting of the Boy Scouts to donate two large tents for upcoming camping trips. PBA President John Fabula and Police Officers Mike Gontarczuk and Derek Hemphill presented the two tents to Scoutmaster John Reverendo and Senior Patrol Leader Anthony Hayes of Unit 305 in Kearny. This generous donation is the second gift made recently by the Kearny PBA to the Scouts in response to the growing numbers of Boy Scouts of Troop 305. The extra te