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2018 Children’s Charities Raffle Winner

By |2018-03-22T21:56:24-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Charities, Raffle|

2018 AOH Children's Charities Raffle Winners On March 18, 2018 the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Division 11Lehigh County drew the winners for their annual Children's Charities Raffle.  The drawing took place after the Allentown St Patrick's Day Parade at the Colombian Home in Allentown, Pennsylvania.  Approximately 125 people attended the event. AOH Raffle Winners First Prize - Trip to [...]

January 2018

2017 Christmas Party

By |2018-01-27T15:25:49-05:00January 18th, 2018|Event|

2017 AOH Christmas Party AOH / Knights of Columbus / Columbian Home Members Christmas Party By: Christian Birch On December 16th, 2017 the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Division 1 Lehigh County, Knights of Columbus, and Colombian Home members had their annual Christmas Party.  Approximately 125 people attended the party. This year, Jolly Holly tirelessly expertly tied dozens of [...]

December 2017

Most popular Irish family names in America explained

By |2017-12-14T09:27:50-05:00December 12th, 2017|Culture|

Over four million Irish immigrants came to the United States between 1820 and 1930. Their surnames are still common around the country, especially in historic enclaves in the Northeast. Many originally had a tell-tale “O” before the name, which meant “descendant of” in Gaelic, but it has largely been dropped. With or without the O, according to Ancestry.com’s tally of surnames [...]

Born on Christmas – Remembered on New Years

By |2017-12-13T22:09:32-05:00December 8th, 2017|Culture|

BORN ON CHRISTMAS – REMEMBERED ON NEW YEARS By Mike McCormack (source: www.aoh.com) During the 1904 St. Louis World Fair, John Philip Sousa and his band dominated the entertainment, which included a young John McCormack singing at the Irish Pavilion. It was an era when America’s musical superstars were not individuals with a hit recording, but band leaders – people [...]

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