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Welcome to the Official Site for the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Myles Scully, Division One of Yonkers, New York! We are the oldest and largest Irish-American Organization in the United States, and we are dedicated to live by our organization's motto, "FRIENDSHIP, UNITY and CHRISTIAN CHARITY." The Yonkers Division was established on November 1, 1891. Thanks for visiting and we hope you enjoy our new and improved site!

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Yonkers AOH Sponsors Chili Hilly 5k Run

Yonkers AOH Sponsors 5k Run to
Benefit Firefighter Burn Center

Ed Trainor and Tommy Goff at the AOH Water Station

The Myles Scully Division #1 of Yonkers was a proud sponsor of The 5th Annual Chili Hilly 5k Run/Walk which was held in Yonkers this past weekend.  The event is coordinated by The North Yonkers Scholarship Foundation and the Yonkers AOH has been a sponsor since its inception in 2012.

Large crowds at The 5th Annual Chili Hilly 5k Run/Walk

This year, proceeds from the event go to help the New York Firefighter’s Burn Center Foundation, which was founded by firefighters in 1975 and is dedicated to the advancement of burn care, research, prevention, education and the proper treatment of burns. 

The AOH of Yonkers has been a proud sponsor every year

Division #1 members also volunteer to run one of the may water stations along the route.  The division has many members who are active and retired firefighter from several local communities, including New York City.

Proceeds Benefited The NY Firefighter Burn Center Foundation


To learn more about the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, you can visit their website at:



Monday, October 3, 2016

Yonkers AOH Support Sisters of Life on Respect Life Sunday


Yonkers AOH Support Sisters of Life at Respect Life Mass

Cardinal Timothy Dolan with AOH & LAOH at Respect Life Sunday Mass

     Members of the AOH Myles Scully Division #1 of Yonkers were in attendance at the Annual Respect Life Mass that was held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on October 2nd.  The mass is sponsored by The Sisters of Life religious order of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

     The mass was celebrated by New York Archbishop Timothy Cardinal Dolan, who welcomed the Hibernians in attendance and stayed for pictures after mass had concluded.

Sr. Shirley Ann S.V, Mike Flynn, Bob Eggen & Sr. Lucy Marie S.V.


     Division #1 of Yonkers was proud to present a $1,000 donation to The Sisters of Life to support the wonderful work that they do in defense of the sanctity of every human life.

To learn more about The Sisters of Life, you can visit their website at:





Saturday, October 1, 2016

President's Message for October 2016

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Division One President Kevin Ellis

October 2016


Brothers,

     Fall is in the air, and we are expecting a very busy month ahead as we have many events and activities to discuss.  First let’s go over our Division’s accomplishments over the past month.

     We had a very successful day at the Annual McLean Avenue Fall Festival.  I wish to thank all of the members who assisted manning our location throughout the day.  We are also grateful to the AOH NYS Board for allowing us to use the beautiful new AOH canopy at the event.  We will also be welcoming 3 new members to our Division thru our recruitment drive that day.  We were able to raise over $2,000 in our Notre Dame Football Ticket Raffle.  This would never have happened without the tremendous work of our Vice President Jim Walsh!  Final report on this raffle will be available at our membership meeting.

     Our Charities and Missions Committee was busy once again as Division #1 was able to present donations of $3,500 to The Aisling Irish Community Center and $1,000 to The Sisters of Life over the weekend of September 30th.  Once again, tremendous work by Jack McDonald, Tom Allison and the rest of the charities committee!

     The entire attention of the membership must now turn and focus on our 125th Anniversary Events.  This includes the Division #1 125th Anniversary Mass on November 6th as well as our 125th Anniversary Dinner to be held on November 11th.  The Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church and will be followed by a brunch at Dunwoodie Golf Course.  The cost will be $25.00 per person.  Our Dinner Dance is fast approaching and we need table reservations and journal ads submitted as soon as possible!  Please bring in your paperwork and payments to our membership meeting on October 5th.

     The AOH Metropolitan Conference will hold a meeting at 11am on October 15th at the new AOH Hall in Breezy PointNY.  Meeting location and directions are listed on our website.  That same day will also be the Annual Chilly Hilly 5k run to which we are a sponsor for many years.  Division #1 will have a Water Station once again and we will need members to volunteer that day.

     We have been notified of a preliminary date of November 13th for the 8th Annual Firefighter Sean Tallon Tournament at Gaelic Park in the Bronx.  I hope to have official confirmation of that day by the time of our meeting.

     Our 125th Anniversary is only 5 weeks away!  Let’s band together and bring these efforts across the finish line!

Yours in our Motto,


Kevin Ellis, President
Division #1, YonkersNew York

Aisling Irish Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary


Aisling Irish Community Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary



The Aisling Irish Center celebrated 20 years of service to the Irish Community of Yonkers at a Dinner that was held at The Lake Isle Country Club in Eastchester on September 30th.

Aisling Center Chairperson Agnes Delaney Welcomes Supporters


The center was founded at small gathering in the back of a pub on Bainbridge Ave in the Bronx to assist young and newly arrived Irish immigrants in the local community.  The center then opened on McLean Ave, in Yonkers a few years later and has now developed into a full service community center that has become a landing point for arriving Irish to the United States.

Kerri Ann O'Connor, Irish Consul General Barbara Jones & Hilary Beirne

The honorees for the dinner were The Office and Staff of the Irish Consulate General, Hilary Beirne, and Kerri Ann O'Connor.  The event was visited by Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, and Westchster County Legislator David Tubiolo.

Aisling Center Executive Director Orla Kelleher with Division #1 Members

The AOH Division #1 of Yonkers has supported the Aisling center since it inception and continued that tradition by presenting a $3,500 donation to help fund its many activities and programs.  The funds were raised at the AOH Annual Charity Golf Outing which is held every spring.


To learn more about The Aisling Irish Community Center, you can visit their website at:




DIVISION OFFICERS


Chaplain

Rev. Matt Janeczko OFM

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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Mailing Address:

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

Email Address:

aohyonkers@gmail.com

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