A Brother brought home…

Brother John Rowland “Jack” Busch was Initiated into Master Builder Lodge #911 (now Ken-Ton #1186) on January 15th, 1942 and raised to the Degree or Master Mason in March 1942. In August 1942 he enlisted in the US Army Air Corps. Bro. Busch was Killed in Action on...

Florida Sojourner Luncheons in 2017

We will once again seek to cement our ongoing connection and relationship with those Masons and members of Eastern Star who have left New York for the State of Florida’s climate and hospitality. As in past years, the Masons and members of the Order of the Eastern Star...

Organ Donor Enrollment Day – Get Involved!

In one day, you can make an indelible impact on New York. In one day, New York Freemasons can help to save the lives of New Yorkers. New York State is last in the country in percentage of state residents registered as organ donors. This is contributing to a troubling...

North Country Lodge Celebrates A 55-Year Brother

NORTH COUNTRY LODGE CELEBRATES A 55 YEAR BROTHER It gets pretty cold way up in Alexandria Bay at this time of the year, but for the Brothers of Alexandria Lodge No 297 it was a chance to celebrate a warm occasion when the Master presented a 55th Year Masonic...

The Blessings of Fraternity in Time of Distress

On September 25th, 2014, I received information that my son, accompanied by his wife, was in an accident in the Dominican Republic. They were in a Taxi travelling from the Airport to the hotel when the taxi was hit head-on by another vehicle. His wife died on the...