NY Times Uses Tragedy To Defame Irish Students

On June 16th, 2015 the New York Times printed an article about a tragedy in Berkeley California where 6 Irish students died and others injured in a balcony collapse. The students were in the US on J-1 visas that allow foreign students to come to the US for a summer and work to learn all […]

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NJAOH Elects A New State Board

The NJAOH met for their bi-annual convention to elect officers for the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The remaining positions on the board are filled by appointment from the elected officers. Congratulations to the new officers: Sean Hughes – President Larry Prelle – Vice President Derek Kirby – Secretary Rich O’Brien – Treasurer  

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2015 NJAOH Convention Awards

The NJ State Board gives out several different awards at the convention. There are three that are mandated in the NJAOH bylaws; The Patrick Torphy Award, the Michael Curtin Award, and the McFall-Mullen Award. The Patrick Torphy Award was presented to Jim Shaw for his work in supporting Catholic education. Jim runs the AOH Polar […]

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President’s Message May 2015

My AOH Brothers, Thank you for showing your continued confidence in me serving on the NJAOH Executive Board as your President. My goals for the next two years are: to unify the NJAOH in preparation for the upcoming National AOH Convention in Atlantic City next summer, expand our order by new members and new divisions […]

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AOH Brother Leads $1M Effort That Saved Mater Dei

An announcement of a Catholic School closure is usually a certain death sentence, however one AOH brother was determined to not allow this to happen to his alma mater and lead the effort to save Mater Dei. In early February Fr. Jeff Kegley, pastor of Saint Mary’s parish, announced Mater Dei Prep would close at […]

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2015 Convention Information – Updated 3/22

The 2015 NJAOH convention will be held on May 1 & 2, 2015 in National Park, Gloucester County. There will be a nomination meeting followed by an ice breaker gathering afterwards. On Saturday there will be elections, meetings, and a banquet on Saturday night. All of the event details are provided in the downloadable convention […]

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Call For Convention

The procedures for the upcoming convention are defined in the NJAOH bylaws. The following letter from NJAOH Secretary Larry Prelle lists the applicable sections of the NJOAH bylaws and provides contact details should any Division presidents have questions about the procedures. View/Print The 2015 Call For Convention Letter

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