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Grand Master Williamson’s Farewell Message

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:48

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Anderson’s Constitutions

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:16

“The Rev. James Anderson, D. D., is well known to all Masons as the compiler of the celebrated Book of Constitutions. On the 29th of September, 1721, he was commissioned by the Grand Lodge to collect and compile the history, charges, and regulations of the Fraternity from the then existing ancient Constitutions of the Lodges. On […]

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Grand Lecturer’s Convention Richmond District April 26, 2018

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 18:57

Grand Lecturer Convention Richmond District April 26, 2018            The annual convention of the Richmond District was held on April 26. The convention was held in Tompkins Temple and was hosted by Great Kills No. 912.   The convention began with a tribute to VW Tom Payero as this function also served as the homecoming as the […]

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Staten Island Communities

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:24

Huguenot Huguenot is the name of a neighborhood located on the South Shore of Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City. In recent years it has become increasingly customary to refer to the western part of Huguenot as a separate neighborhood called Woodrow. Originally named “Bloomingview”, its present name is derived […]

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New Master Plan at Masonic Care Community

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:09

As it celebrates its 125th anniversary, the Masonic Care Community in Utica, New York is unveiling a new master plan to add new housing, repurpose currently unused buildings, and update Acacia Village, its independent living community. There are also plans for a new child daycare program. The plan will break ground next year with a […]

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Livingston Manor, NY

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:11

Livingston Manor, NY Livingston Manor is a hamlet in Sullivan County.   Livingston Manor is located in the southern part of the town of Rockland. New York State Route 17 runs by it. In the late 19th century, this community renamed itself as Livingston Manor, after descendants of the prominent Livingston family who had a house […]

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Grand Lecturer Convention Orange Rockland District April 19, 2018

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:57

Grand Lecturer Convention Orange Rockland District April 19, 2018            The annual convention of the Orange Rockland District was held jointly on April 19. The Grand Lecturer  Convention was held in Pearl River. Naurashank Lodge No. 589 was our host. A nice drop off dinner was prepared by Mike Nichols who is a true rock […]

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Pearl River, NY

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:17

  Pearl River   Pearl River is a hamlet in the town of Orangetown in Rockland County. It is located east of Chestnut Ridge, south of Nanuet, west of Blauvelt, and north of Montvale and Old Tappan, New Jersey. Pearl River is 20 miles north of midtown Manhattan. It is the first (traveling north) of […]

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GlC First & Second Westchester Putnam Districts, April 18, 2018

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:41

Grand Lecturer Convention First & Second Westchester Putnam District April 18, 2018            The annual convention of the First and Second Westchester Putnam District was held jointly on April 18. This was a result of the cancellation of the 1st Westchester Putnam GLC due to severe weather conditions that led to prolonged outages of power […]

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Pleasantville, NY

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:13

Pleasantville, NY Pleasantville is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant, in Westchester County. Pleasantville is home to a campus of Pace University and to the Jacob Burns Film Center. It was the original home of Reader’s Digest, which still uses a Pleasantville postal address. Most of Pleasantville is served by the Pleasantville Union […]

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Briarcliff Manor

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:11

Briarcliff Manor Briarcliff Manor is a suburban village in Westchester County. Briarcliff Manor includes the communities of Scarborough and Chilmark, and is served by the Scarborough station of the Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line. A section of the village, including buildings and homes covering 376 acres, is part of the Scarborough Historic District and was listed […]

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Grand Lecturer Convention The Magnificent Mid Hudson District, April 17, 2018

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:29

Grand Lecturer Convention Columbia, Dutchess, and Greene Ulster Districts The Magnificent Mid-Hudson District April 17, 2018             The inaugural Grand Lecturer for the newly formulated district was held in Red Hook.   The Host Lodge was Hendrick Hudson No. 875 who were also responsible for the degree work.   As usual, the evening began with a beautifully […]

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Saugerties, NY

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:08

Saugerties, NY Saugerties is a town in Ulster County. The Town of Saugerties contains the Village of Saugerties in the northeast corner of Ulster County. Part of the town is inside Catskill Park. U.S. Route 9W and New York State Route 32 pass through the town, converging at the center of the village and overlapping […]

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Fulton Montgomery District Grand Lecturer Convention, April 12, 2018

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:56

Grand Lecturer Convention Fulton Montgomery District April 12, 2018             The annual Grand Lecturer Convention for the Fulton Montgomery District D was held in the St. Johnsville. The host Lodge was St. Johnsville No. 611.   The evening began with a full course “Thanksgiving dinner” complete with all the trimmings. They also were responsible for the […]

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St. Johnsville

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 15:23

St. Johnsville St. Johnsville is a town in Montgomery County. Accounts vary as to the naming of St. Johnsville, but most accounts state that the town and its village are named after an early surveyor and commissioner, Alexander St. John. Still others credit the naming of St. Johnsville to a former name for the area, […]

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Cayuga Tompkins Grand Lecturer Convention April11, 1018

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:08

Grand Lecturer Convention Cayuga Tompkins District April 11, 2018            The annual Grand Lecturer Convention for the Cayuga Tompkins District was held in the Town of Groton. The host Lodge was newly consolidated Tritown Lodge No. 472.   They arranged for a wonderful collation after the convention. They also were responsible for the ritual work of […]

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Cayuga & Tompkins Counties

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:04

Cayuga and Tompkins Counties Groton is a town in Tompkins County. The name is taken from Groton, Massachusetts. The Town of Groton contains a village, also called Groton. The town is in the northeast corner of the county and is northeast of Ithaca. As well as a village, the Town of Groton also includes a […]

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Grand Lecturer Convention Ninth Manhattan, March 29, 2018

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 19:49

Grand Lecturer Convention 9th Manhattan District March 29, 2018              The annual Grand Lecturer Convention for the Ninth Manhattan District was held at Whitestone Masonic Temple. As is usual in the ninth, the evening began with a dinner at Villagio’s Restaurant with the district leadership.    The Entered Apprentice Degree and Fellowcraft opening and closing were […]

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The Grand Master’s Easter Day and Passover Message to the Craft

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 01:52

My Brothers, Spring is now Officially upon us, the time is now measured in Daylight Saving Time, and we are rapidly approaching the Easter season, with all the joy and family celebrations that comes along. We all celebrate the end of Winter, and the resurgence of plant life, fresh starts for all, and holidays for everyone. This year, Passover […]

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Grand Lecturer Convention 7th Manhattan March 28, 2018

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:47

Grand Lecturer Convention The Seventh District March 28, 2018            The annual Grand Lecturer Convention for the Seventh Manhattan District was held in the Renaissance Room in the Grand Lodge Building. The host Lodge was Joseph Warren No. 934.   They arranged for a wonderful collation after the convention. They also covered the opening in the […]

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