The Port Authority Police Emerald Society would like to offer our Thanks and Congratulations to our 2019 Grand Marshal, Congressman Peter King for his almost 30 years of service to our great country. Earlier this week Congressman King announced he will not seek another term next year. Pete we thank you for you hard work, dedication, and unwavering support for law enforcement. May you enjoy each and every day of your retirement with your wonderful wife, children, and grandchildren for many years to come! God Bless! 🇺🇸 🇮🇪🍀 . @peteking @papd911 @papdpipes_drums @gcues @nycstpatricksdayparade
@gcues The Grand Council of United Emerald Societies Incorporated cordially invites you to attend our Annual Irishman of the Year dinner on Wednesday evening, January 8, 2020 at Antun’s of Queens Village, 96-43 Springfield Blvd, Queens Village, NY from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
The Guest of Honor will be Edward P. Boles of the FDNY Emerald Society and the former Treasurer of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association (UFOA). Eddie is an active participant in many organizations in the Irish-American community that include: serving as a Vice President for the New York Friends of Ireland; Executive Board Vice Chair and President for the Emerald Isle Immigration Center; Executive Committee member of the County Sligo Association; and a member of the FDNY Gaelic Football Club, FDNY Rugby Club, FDNY Emerald Society, FDNY Holy Name Society, the James Connolly Irish-American Labor Coalition, the Irish Arts Center, and a band member of Celtic Blend.
In 2007, Eddie received the Captain Timothy Stackpole Memorial Award at the Great Irish Fair in Coney Island, which was named for the Brooklyn hero firefighter who lost his life on 9/11. This award was in recognition for Eddie’s service and dedication to the citizens of New York City. He was also honored by the County Sligo Association in 2008 as their Guest of Honor; he was a 2011 Irish Echo Labor 50 honoree; he was the 2013 Man of the Year for the FDNY Holy Name Society; he was the 2014 Deputy Grand Marshal for the Queens St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Rockaway; an Irish Echo First Responder award recipient in 2014; a recipient of the Detective Barney Ferguson Emerald Legacy Award in 2017; and the 2018 FDNY Emerald Society Man of the Year.
In recognition of Battalion Chief Boles many years of service to the FDNY Emerald Society and the Irish American community he was elected to serve as the Grand Council of United Emerald Societies Aide to Grand Marshal for 2020 New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. The 2020 Grand Marshal James T. Callahan, General President of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) is scheduled to attend this year’s gala event.
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@papdpipes_drums REMEMBERING OUR HEROES, November 7, 2019, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, NJ.
Recent #PAPD Line of Duty Deaths -
Lieutenant John Brant,
Police Officer William Leahy, Lieutenant Robert Jones -
will be remembered and honored in the Twenty-Seventh Annual Liturgy of the Blue Mass. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #PAPBA #bluemass #PAPD #PAPDPIPESANDDRUMS
@papd911 REMEMBERING HEROES, November 7, 2019, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, NJ. Recent #PAPD Line of Duty Deaths - Lieutenant John Brant, Police Officer William Leahy, Lieutenant Robert Jones - will be remembered and honored in the Twenty-Seventh Annual Liturgy of the Blue Mass. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #PAPBA #bluemass