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  • Boy Scout troop adds rescue to hike itinerary

    11/27/2005 1:38:53 PM PST · by Coleus · 35 replies · 1,051+ views
    The Times ^ | 11.26.05 | ROBERT STERN
    The bird-watching hiking trip that the boys from Boy Scout Troop 44 in Pennington took Nov. 19 to Pennsylvania's Hawk Mountain didn't include plans for a life-and-death rescue mission. Plans changed when the boys encountered fire-and-rescue personnel scrambling on foot up the mountain with their emergency gear. The boys of Troop 44 didn't hesitate to lend a hand to the emergency crews after learning they were rushing to a hiker who had been pinned and badly injured by a massive boulder in an area that could not be reached by vehicle. "We were on the last part of our hike,"...