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Monday, January 26, 2015

60th Annual Yonkers St. Patrick's Day Parade



Timothy Rooney Jr. Named Grand Marshal for 60th Annual Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade

 
Grand Marshal Timothy Rooney Jr.

     Timothy Rooney Jr, General Counsel of Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, has been named as the Grand Marshal for the 60th Annual Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade on McLean Avenue to be held on March 21, 2015.  Mr. Rooney will lead over 5,000 marchers, including over 28 bands up The Emerald Mile on McLean Avenue in front of an estimated 35,000-40,000 spectators in what many are now proclaiming to be the 2nd largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York State.

Yonkers St. Patrick's Day Parade Logo

     The events on parade day will begin with a Mass held at St. Barnabas Chapel at 11:30, followed by the parade which will step off at 1:30pm.

     In addition to Mr. Rooney, The Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has chosen eight individuals to serve as Aides to The Grand Marshal.  Those chosen represent a cross section of The Irish American Community who have contributed greatly to their community and represent the very best of The Irish in Yonkers.

Division One Officer and Aide for 2015 Scott McGown

     Division One is proud to have Scott McGown, Division Sentinel honored as an Aide to The Grand Marshal for 2015!


2015 Aides to the Grand Marshal


Lawrence Dunn
Assistant Chief – Yonkers Fire Department

Mary Hoar
Ladies AOH Division #19 Yonkers & The Yonkers Historical Society

Orla Kelleher
Executive Director – Aisling Irish Community Center
2015 Aide to The Grand Marshal – NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Patrick McCormack
Lieutenant – Yonkers Police Department
Member - Pipes & Drums – Police Emerald Society of Westchester

Scott McGown
Ancient Order of Hibernians – Myles Scully, Division #1 Yonkers

Dave McIntyre
Past President of the New York G.A.A. Minor Board

Patrick Murphy
McLean Avenue Merchant’s Association

Rosaleen Tallon
Advocate for Families of 9/11 First Responders

Raising the Irish Flag at Yonkers City Hall 2014


     The parade also will also host several events in the days leading up to the parade.  On Saturday, March 7th, there will be a flag raising ceremony held at Yonkers City Hall at 4pm.  There will then be a Mass held at St. Mary’s Church on Broadway at 5pm.  The day will conclude with a Grand Dinner Reception held at Yonkers Raceway Starting at 7pm.

     There will be a commemorative journal for the dinner, sponsorship opportunities are available thru the parade’s website.  For more information and dinner reservations, please visit the Parade Committee’s Website: 

AOH Division One Marching on McLean Avenue in 2014

     The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Myles Scully Division #1 was the founding organization and original sponsor of The Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 1956.  The AOH still assists the Parade Committee with formation on Parade Day, and will once again take their place of honor as the last marching unit to come up The Emerald Mile.




Monday, January 19, 2015

AOH Yonkers Communion Breakfast 2015



Yonkers Ancient Order of Hibernians to Hold Annual Communion Breakfast at St. Joseph’s Seminary

St. Joseph's Seminary at Dunwoodie in Yonkers


     The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Myles Scully, Division#1 of Yonkers will hold their Annual Communion Breakfast at St. Joseph’s Seminary on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 10:00am.  

Capacity Crowd at Last years Communion Breakfast


     The event will begin with Mass celebrated in The Seminary’s Chapel at 10am, followed by a full hot breakfast served in the Seminary Cafeteria.  The guest speaker will be Tommy Smyth, a lifelong Yonkers native and sports commentator & analyst for ESPN Networks.  He is also The Broadcast announcer for the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade on WNBC Channel 4.

Guest Speaker Tommy Smyth of ESPN

     The Hibernians will also recognize two of their members, Larry McCrudden and Patrick McLaughlin as Hibernians of the year.  Larry McCrudden is the Co-Chairman of the Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and Patrick McLaughlin is a retired School teacher and serves at Historian for The Yonkers AOH.  Both men have contributed greatly to the AOH and the Irish Community in Yonkers.

Communion Breakfast Flyer

     Tickets are $20 in advance for adults. Children 10 and under are $10.  The cost will be $25 the day of the event. 

Communion Breakfast Registration Form
     For more information and reservations, please contact The AOH of Yonkers at aohyonkers@gmail.com or call (914) 844-4123.




Thursday, January 1, 2015

AOH Westchester County Board Annual Dinner Dance



Westchester AOH to Honor Parade Director, Sandy Volunteers at Annual Dinner Dance in Tarrytown


 
The Dinner will be held at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown



     The AOH and LAOH Westchester County Boards invite you to join them at their Annual Dinner Dance to be held at The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown, New York on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 7pm- 12 mid.  There will be a cocktail hour beginning at 7:00pm with dinner and entertainment to follow.  Music will be provided by The Kitty Kelly Band.

     The Westchester County Boards will honor Michael H. Cassels as The Hibernian of The Year.  Michael is a director and Sergeant-At-Arms for the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.

NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade Director & Sgt. at Arms Michael Cassels

     The Westchester AOH will also honor JoAnn Gunderson and Rose Coulson of The LAOH for their efforts during the recovery after Superstorm Sandy.

     There will also be a commemorative journal for this event. Sponsorships are available at $50.00 for a 1/2 Page Ad, $100.00 for a Full Page Ad, and $200.00 for an “Emerald Page” Ad.  Please contact journal chairman Paul Clarke at (914) 588-7777 or email your ad to plclarke@aol.com.  The deadline for journal ads will be January 17th.

Complete The Ad Form to Support the AOH of Westchester County

     There is also a special room rate available at the DoubleTree at $119.00 per night.  Please use the code “AOH” when reserving your room.  This special rate expires on January 11th.

     For more information or reservations, please contact AOH Westchester County President Aidan O’Kelly Lynch at (914) 468-9434 or LAOH County President Alice Geissler-Koraca at (914)631-4306.



DIVISION OFFICERS

Chaplain
Father Eric Raaser

President
Kevin Ellis

Vice President
Jim Walsh

Recording Secretary

Robert Eggen

Financial Secretary
Dan Mulvey

Treasurer
Mike Morley

Chairman Standing
Committee

Dennis O'Brien

Marshal
Ronan O'Brien

Sentinel
Scott McGown

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A.O.H. Myles Scully
Division One
P.O. Box 1020
Yonkers, NY 10703

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