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Norwood Masonic Lodge helps Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department buy ladder truck

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LAWRENCEVILLE — Much like the Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department responds when it’s called to action, so too has the Norwood Masonic Lodge. An $8,500 donation from the lodge enabled the fire department to purchase a used ladder truck that treasurer John LaShomb Jr. said will help them significantly in fighting fires. “I just felt overwhelmed,” said Mr. LaShomb, who is also a member of the Norwood Masonic Lodge. He said the job of firefighters has been made more difficult these days with the installation of tin roofs, as well as new furnaces that are more efficient — but with chimneys ... Read More »

Masonic Lodge awards scholarships

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On June 18, Lucasville Masonic Lodge No. 465 awarded four scholarships to area high school seniors planning to attend college. Each year a scholarship for $500 is awarded to a senior from Clay, Minford, Northwest, and Valley school districts. This year’s recipients were treated to a dinner in their honor. Receiving the scholarships for 2015 were Cassandra Shumaker (Clay), Julia Lynn Blevins (Minford), Sarah Nicole Howard (Northwest), and Jordyn Baker (Valley). The members of Lucasville Masonic Lodge No. 465 would like to wish these worthy scholars the best of luck on their life’s journey and hope that our token of ... Read More »

New Grandmaster for English Freemasons

District Grand Officers

The tenth annual Communication of the District Grand Lodge of Bermuda, English Constitution, was held on May 15. It was well attended by brethren of the three Constitutions in Bermuda. It was a special meeting as Wor Bro Michael Edward Smith, the new Deputy District Grand Master, was invested and Installed by Rt Wor Bro Robert William Rego JP, District Grand Master of Bermuda. Wor Bro Smith was initiated in Atlantic Lodge on October 26, 1993. He has served as Master on two occasions, also as Assistant Secretary, Almoner and the last five years as Director of Ceremonies. He also ... Read More »

Freemasonry all about charity

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The Freemasons Fund for Bermuda drew high praise for its donations to local charities this week. Meals on Wheels, PALS and the Coalition for the Protection of Children each received $2,000 at a presentation at Freemasons Hall. The Fund is the fundraising arm for all 13 Masonic lodges on the Island. It’s donated more than $200,000 to charities since it was established a few years ago, said its president, Glendall Phillips. Bermuda is considered unique because, despite its relatively small size, it has representatives of the Grand Lodges of England, Ireland and Scotland. Each of the lodges is a member ... Read More »

California Gov’t Aide Arrested for Running a Rogue Masonic Police Force

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Cops generally don’t look too kindly on vigilantes, but they apparently hate rogue, Masonic police forces that claim a 3,000 year-old-legacy and jurisdiction in 33 states. Which is why, last week, the LAPD arrested three California residents allegedly behind the Masonic Fraternal Police Department. The Freemason task force members—identified by the LA Times as David Henry, Tonette Hayes, and Brandon Kiel, who works as an aide to state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris—were arrested last Thursday on suspicion of impersonating a police officer and released later that day. The group seems to have made its first mistake when it sent ... Read More »