It’s an aging fire truck, but members of the John J. Redmond Division of the AOH believe there’s life in the old girl yet. And they’re planning a big bash to save their most visible publicity vehicle.
The aging 1975 pumper truck serves as the very public symbol of the city’s Ancient Order of Hibernians firefighters division. The venerable old engine recently fell on hard times, but the division is making progress toward its most important short-term goal: getting it into the 2014 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day parade.
The peace process has brought a measure of calm to Northern Ireland, but the Gloucester County Ancient Order of Hibernians pauses to remember 10 men who played such a critical role in a more turbulent time.
Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 1 in Swedesburg is hosting a “Celtic Salute” on Saturday in honor of Plymouth Township Officer Brad Fox. Be there.
Okay, so there was a little rain. And a little snow. And a little sleet. That didn’t keep the Conshohocken St. Patrick’s Day from its appointed rounds on March 16.