Cooperstown

Cooperstown Cooperstown is a village in and county seat of Otsego County. Most of the village lies within the town of Otsego, but some of the eastern part is in the town of Middlefield. Cooperstown is best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and...

Disaster Relief

Dear Brethren, First, I would like to extend my personal thanks and deep gratitude on behalf of all of our fellow brother Masons residing in Texas and Florida and their loved-ones who are the recipients of our fraternity's helping hand and generous outpouring of...

Autumn Message

My Brothers, The autumn season is approaching and so is our traditional end of summer holiday. This also is the time that the officers and brothers of our lodges plan their trestleboards for the ensuing year. Let us pause to appreciate all that our working people have...

Texas Emergency Flood Relief

Dear Brothers of New York, The devastation is incredible! The massive flooding on the entire Gulf Coast of Texas due to Hurricane Harvey is beyond words. It has damaged and destroyed many homes and buildings, with hundreds of thousands citizens displaced. What a...

Independence Day

My Brothers Independence Day, July 4th will soon be upon us. In addition to the celebratory fireworks, it gives us all time to ponder about our beloved country. As Masons, we are justly proud that the Government of our country is really based on Masonic principles,...

Buffalo Juneteenth Festival

Brotherly history was made today in Buffalo New York at one of the nation's largest Juneteeth festivals, where brothers from our jurisdiction marched in the parade with our Prince Hall brethren. Braving several hours and a mile and a half of asphalt in over 90 degree...

Spring Message

My Brothers, Spring is now Officially upon us, the time is now measured in Daylight Saving Time, and we are rapidly approaching the Easter/Passover season, with all the joy and family celebrations that comes along. We all celebrate the end of Winter, and the...

In Remembrance — Grand Master Widger

Our mighty oak has fallen, alas my dear Brother... It is with much sadness that we learned that the Dean of the Past Grand Masters, Most Worshipful Bruce W. Widger has laid down the working tools of a Mason. Our Grand Master, MW Jeffrey M. Williamson and Deputy Grand...

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