Gloucester 1 Supports Autism Charity

On Saturday July 25, 2015 the National Park Boat Club held there annual Rubber Ducky Regatta for Autism Speaks. As usual the AOH Division 1 Gloucester County was well represented at the event. Past President Joe Bilbow, members John O’Leary, Eddie Kalesnik and State Board VP Larry Prelle were in attendance. John and Eddie doubled […]

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Hibernians Support Hunger Projects on August 1st

On August 1st Hibernians from Mercer County and the NJAOH will be supporting two events that will work to benefit the cause of hunger in the area.  The first event will be a food packing volunteer effort and the second will be a country music concert fundraiser. Food Packing Event The event will be run […]

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NY Times Uses Tragedy To Defame Irish Students

On June 16th, 2015 the New York Times printed an article about a tragedy in Berkeley California where 6 Irish students died and others injured in a balcony collapse. The students were in the US on J-1 visas that allow foreign students to come to the US for a summer and work to learn all […]

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NJAOH Elects A New State Board

The NJAOH met for their bi-annual convention to elect officers for the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The remaining positions on the board are filled by appointment from the elected officers. Congratulations to the new officers: Sean Hughes – President Larry Prelle – Vice President Derek Kirby – Secretary Rich O’Brien – Treasurer  

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2015 NJAOH Convention Awards

The NJ State Board gives out several different awards at the convention. There are three that are mandated in the NJAOH bylaws; The Patrick Torphy Award, the Michael Curtin Award, and the McFall-Mullen Award. The Patrick Torphy Award was presented to Jim Shaw for his work in supporting Catholic education. Jim runs the AOH Polar […]

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President’s Message May 2015

My AOH Brothers, Thank you for showing your continued confidence in me serving on the NJAOH Executive Board as your President. My goals for the next two years are: to unify the NJAOH in preparation for the upcoming National AOH Convention in Atlantic City next summer, expand our order by new members and new divisions […]

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AOH Brother Leads $1M Effort That Saved Mater Dei

An announcement of a Catholic School closure is usually a certain death sentence, however one AOH brother was determined to not allow this to happen to his alma mater and lead the effort to save Mater Dei. In early February Fr. Jeff Kegley, pastor of Saint Mary’s parish, announced Mater Dei Prep would close at […]

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