The Resurrection of Big Green
Apr03

The Resurrection of Big Green

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.

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Saving “Big Green”
Nov29

Saving “Big Green”

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.

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Prayers for the Hunger Strikers
May10

Prayers for the Hunger Strikers

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.

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Honoring the Memory of a Fallen Officer
May02

Honoring the Memory of a Fallen Officer

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.

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Merry Chris. . . Uh, Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Conshy
Mar22

Merry Chris. . . Uh, Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Conshy

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.

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