Scouts & 4H

EARN A BADGE: Local Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girls Scouts are invited to the fifth annual Bill Pearce Memorial Star Party, sponsored by The Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society, to earn the Astronomy Merit Badge or its equivalent.

The Star Party will be 9 to 11 p.m. June 3 at Pogany Pavilion in Austintown Park.

The program is free and open to the public for viewing the planets and deep space objects through telescopes and binoculars. The rain date is June 16.

Organizers suggest bringing bug spray and bottled water.

For information, contact Rich Mattiussi at