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From Our Files (Sept. 28, 2022)

 

September 28, 2022



Sept. 28, 1972

Through chattering teeth, a boy from Boy Scout Troop 62 (Foster) quipped, “Neither rain, nor hail, nor snow, nor sleet can stop us.”

He was one of 12 Scouts who worked nearly four hours picking up litter along the roadside area of the reservoir, during which time the weather allowed brief spells of sunshine between downpours.

Scoutmaster Sam Cairnes said they cleared 17 bags of trash, adding to 43 others they collected in two previous trips around the lake this year.

He said the boys sometimes wonder if the effort is worth it, just to return and find more trash scatter...



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