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Interview with Bro. Gregory Brenner on his recent Lecture presentation

A newly raised Brother in our midst, Bro. Gregory Brenner, has left a major mark not only in the history of our Lodge but the District, Grand Lodge of New York and the minds of many international visiting Brethren. Below is a quick interview of Bro. Gregory Brenner who participated in delivering one of our

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Bro. Marvin Rostolder rides again for charity

On Sunday October 23, our own elected Trustee Bro. Marvin Rostolder will be riding again to raise money for charity. This time his efforts will be concentrated in raising funds to benefit God’s Love We Deliver, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) agency that prepares and delivers life-sustaining nutritious meals to people living in less served areas in

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2016 Installation of Officers

  On Tuesday evening June 14, Officers, Brethren and guests gathered to partake of Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge No.855 Public Installation of Officers. Bro. Greg Hovsepian was installed as Worshipful Master for the 2016-17 Masonic year by W:. Adam Bernstein acting as installing Master. W:. Louis Enrique Saavedra representing Floral Park Lodge No. as well as

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Brothers Honor Veterans with American Flags

Sunday May 29, 2016   Brothers from Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge No.855 gathered at Nassau Knolls Cemetery in Port Washington to honor Masonic Veterans by placing American flags at the head of their final resting place. The flags are provided yearly by the various veteran groups from Port Washington. The officers and Brethren of Paumanok-Port Washington

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End of Masonic Year Festive Board A Success!

On the evening of Tuesday May 24 the Brethren and guests of Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge No.855 celebrated the end of the Masonic year with the traditional Festive Board. R:.W:.Warren Obes as Master of Ceremonies was impeccable in his delivery of the traditional dissertation of a Masonic feast that took place in the 14th. century. Both

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2016 Master Masons

Six newly raised Master Masons

Congratulations go out to our newly raised Master Masons. Bro. Kadir Olav, Bro. Devon Holoman, Bro. Spencer Bushey, Bro. Brandon Sax for Paumanok-Port Washington and Bro. Todd Cincinnati and Bro. Joshua Young for Glen Cove Lodge. Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge hosted Glen Cove Lodge at Matinecock Lodge in Oyster Bay and together with officers and Brethren

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2014 Installation of Officers

Congratulations to Bro. Glenn Donlon upon being installed as Worshipful Master for the 2014-15 Masonic year. The newly installed and elected officers of the lodge are excited to help you have a successful term in office.

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2014 Harborfest

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful Sunday afternoon to ID over 100 children and adults at the annual Port Washington Harborfest. Every year, Freemasons around the state of NY create free ID’s for 1000 of people. These ID’s are only used in case of a missing person and is tied into the Amber Alert

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2014 Memorial Day Parade

This year we had a great turn-out for the Port Washington Memorial Day Parade. Joined by Glen Cove Lodge #580, Paumanok – Port Washington Lodge #855 had the best showing of brothers they have seen in a long time. We also dug out our famous masons sign along with a classic, we showed support for

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2014 Festive Board

As a last hurrah for the 2013-2014 Masonic year, PPW #855 hosted a very successful Festive Board. There were over 60 in attendance with representation from just about every lodge in the district. A great time was had by all. We also honored our years of service recipients and especially the R.W. Larry Tuck. Bro.

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Three Newly Raised Master Masons

Congratulations go out to our newly raised Master Masons. Bro. Andrew Boico, Bro. Robert Seneca and Bro. Michael Presley were have been duly initiated, passed and now raised. Their eagerness for knowledge and love for the craft will surely prove to be a reward for the lodge. It is very exciting to see our lodge

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Grand Lecturers Convention

This year the Grand Lecturer’s Convention was held in Oyster Bay at Matinecock Lodge. The work of the evening was the proper way to hold a ballot. We had a small showing from the lodge but we had a nice time none-the-less. Brotherhood was definitely felt within the room and throughout the building.

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Grand Lodge Visit

On Friday, February 28th, Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge did something very special. The lodge rented out the Renaissance Room at the Grand Lodge of NY to hold a Special Communication. The work of the evening was studying the differences and similarities in ritual between 3 Masonic districts. We were joined by brothers from Weymouth United Masonic

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2014 Valentine’s Day Dinner

This year we were lucky and Valentine’s Day landed on a Friday, and what better way to spend it than with Brothers and wives. Thanks to the Sea Cliff Fire Department for letting us rent out their hall. Sea Cliff is a quaint little town on the North Shore of Long Island. We ordered in

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2013 Holiday Party

This year we celebrated our holiday party at the exclusive Glen Cove Mansion in Glen Cove, NY. Almost 40 Brothers and their significant others were in attendance. The food was amazing, the drinks were flowing, brotherhood and good- will filled the air. Everyone that attended had a blast and felt it was the perfect way to

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First Responder Appreciation Night

It was almost 1 year ago to the day that Superstorm Sandy reeked havoc upon the East Coast, especially the residents of Long Island. Towns were devastated, homes were lost and lives were turned upside down. Although the storm and destruction were unprecedented, more lives could have been lost and the world could have been

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2013 FamilyFest – Another MSID Success

As has been done annually over the last few years, PPW 855 once again ran a successful Safety ID event at the Town of North Hempstead Beach Park FamilyFest. The weather was warm, the sky was clear and we made ID’s for over one hundred seniors, teens and children. We had help from brethren of

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Smells Like Someone is Bar-B-Queuing

This past August, the Worshipful Master the annual lodge Bar-B-Que at his home. Although the weather was hot, the turnout was great. Everyone shared stories, drank beer and scotch, and at enough food to feed a small village. It’s quite possible we did feed a small village. The kids splashed in the pool and played

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45 Years a Mason

One of our goals this year is to try and personally present the years of service awards to those brothers that were unable to attend the installation ceremonies in June. Our first stop was with W. Lester Kent, who received his 45 year pin and certificate. It was great hearing about his stories from the

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Harborfest Success

Harborfest 2013 – an overwhelming success. As in past years, the brothers of PPW #855 participated in the 2013 Port Washington Harborfest at the town dock. Over 125 children and adults were provided ID’s free of charge. The greatest success though, was the number of participants that volunteered. Throughout the short time we were there,

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Congrats to the 2013-14 Officers

On June 11th the new line of officers was officially installed to their stations and places. Congratulations to them all. There were many friends and visiting brethren from other lodges. The night was a huge success.

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Bro. Brian Staley – Deputy Chief

It was a historic day. On June 12th, our own Bro. Brian Staley was sworn in as Deputy Chief of Police for the Port Washington Police Department. Brian is the first African-American to hold this position in the precinct. There was a good showing of brothers at his swearing in. Congratulations Bro. Brian. It is

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Lodge Renovations are Done

Sometimes charity begins at home. At the conclusion of the 2011-2012 masonic year, Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge No. 855 F. & A.M. voted to make some very necessary renovations to their new home. No longer meeting at the Elks Hall which was formerly a masonic lodge, the new place needed a Masonic touch. Starting with the

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Installation 2012

Congratulations to the newly appointed, elected and installed officers of Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge no. 855. You’re a good cohesive team and everyone should expect a great year under the leadership of the new Master, W. David Pierri.

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Newly Raised Brothers

Congratulations are in order for the four new Master Masons raised in Paumanok – Port Washington Lodge this month. A tip of the hat is also in order for the officers and members on a fine job in the conferral of the degree, especially Wor. Justin Staley for the excellent conferral of the Master’s work.

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A Historic Meeting

February 28th 2012 will forever be marked as a historic day for PPW Lodge. On this day, for the first time ever, we were visited by brethren from a local lodge of Prince Hall Masonry. Brother Lorenzo Rochester, Past Master & Past Dean, Brother Jean Joseph, Recording Secretary and Brother James Lowe, Junior Deacon hailing

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The Boys are Back!

On Saturday January 14th, PPW #855 celebrated their After-the-Holidays Holiday Party at their old stomping grounds, Sullivan’s Quay on Port Washington Blvd. Just like old times, the brothers were out in large numbers, along with their spouses and children. It was also great to see a few of the newly initiated Entered Apprentices join in

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Years of Service

Congratulations to Brothers Rattan Hemrajani, Thomas Crombie, Marvin Rostolder and Justin Staley receiving their years of service awards. It was a personal pleasure to see these Brothers back in the Lodge and joining us all for fellowship.  

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Spin Your FyrFlyz

On Sunday, September 18th the Town of North Hempstead held their 7th annual FamilyFest at the TONH Beach Park. For the second year in a row, the brothers of PPW Lodge were there supporting the community by providing ID’s for children and adults under the MSID program of NY. This year was extra special as

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2011 Harborfest

On June 6th, 2011, we participated in the 21st annual Harborfest Dock Day and Craft Festival by providing Masonic Safety ID’s to children, adults and seniors. PPW Lodge no 855 has been participating for many years, providing this vital service free to the community. We met many great families and possibly some future members. Good

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Charitable Givings

In keeping with the spirit of charity and brotherly love, the brothers of Paumanok – Port Washington Lodge #855 agreed without hesitation, to donate $250 to Soldier’s Angels, “a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and their families.

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2010 Holiday Party

Brotherly love was the theme for this year’s holiday party. Present officers and brothers, Past Masters and widows, spouses and children were all in attendance. Held at the Port Washington Elk’s Hall, the room was nicely decorated, warm and cozy. It was the perfect spot for the brothers to break bread together, share stories and

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Stormy ID

Inclement weather didn’t stop the brothers of PPW #855 from setting up and running a NY Masonic Safety Identification Program booth at the Town of North Hempstead’s 6th Annual FamilyFest. Even though the skies were cloudy and rain was imminent, we managed to give out CD-ROMS and ID’s that contained the digital photographs, a complete set

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Centennial Jamboree

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Scouting, the Boy Scouts of America hosted a Centennial Jamboree at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Saturday and Sunday October 30th and 31st. Close to 3,000 Scouts attended and camped out in the park in an extravaganza of exhibits and activities including log hauling, tomahawk throwing and

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2010 HarborFest

On Sunday June 6th, the brothers of PPW #855 participated in the 20th annual HarborFest Dock Day and Craft Festival by giving out free mini CD-ROM’s and laminated ID cards containing critical information in the unlikely case that a child should go missing. This year we ID’ed over 120 children. The parents were very grateful

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Testimonial Dinner

Brothers from PPW #855 attended the 2nd Nassau Testimonial Dinner honoring the R.W. Alberto G. Cortizo -District Deputy Grand Master and R.W. Bob M. Flesher – Our Grand Lodge Staff Officer. Dinner and drinks were held at the Milleridge Inn Carriage House. A fun time was had by all.

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50 Years

At the 596th communication, Bro. Melvin Chadow was presented with his 50 year apron and certificate by the RW Albert G. Cortizo, DDGM of the 2nd Nassau District on behalf of the MW Edward G. Gilbert, Grand Master of Masons in the State of New York. Congratulations to Bro. Mel for 50 years of Masonic

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Port Washington Lodge No. 1010

As our quest for lodge history continues, Bro. James Brew found the original lodge building plaque for the original Port Washington Lodge.  

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