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May 2016

May 2016 Lodge Meeting

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Table Lodge 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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March 2016

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October Meeting 2015

(Photo-left) Wor. Joseph A. Manzo, takes the East for his first meeting as the Master of Garden City Lodge.

(Photo -right) As a famous Mason once said, "Speak softly and carry a big... Hiram?"

 

Installation 2015

2015-2016 Officers

Pictured l-r:  Sr. Deacon; Bro. Mark D. Elsner,

Marshal; R.W. Joseph Goldstein, Secretary; Wor. Robert H. Brown, Jr. Warden; Bro. A. David Brown, Electrician; Wor. Roger W. Appell, Master; Wor. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr., Jr. Deacon; Wor. Harvey S. Levine, Deputy Grand Master; R.W. Donald LaLiberte,

Tyler; Bro. Brad J. Seidel, Inside Sentinel; Bro. Greg A. Jackson, Chaplain; Bro. Francis A. Kelley, Sr. Warden; Bro. Richard R. Rausch, Organist; R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Secretary; R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, Asst. Secretary; Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow

2015-2016 Installing Suite

Pictured l-r:  Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow,

Wor. Robert N. Littman, Wor. George S. Pultz,

Wor. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr., Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton,

R.W. Donald H. LaLiberte. Wor. Robert N. Goldstein,

Wor. Ross L. Scribner, R.W. Dana A. Jackson,

Wor. Robert H. Brown, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn

The Master of Garden City Lodge, Wor. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr. looks on as Acting Grand Master, R.W. Donald H. LaLiberte addresses the Lodge, family and guests.

More Photos from the Installation Celebration

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May 2015

CELEBRATING NEWTON

Rt. Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master, and Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr, Senior Warden, display the new lodge banner in the Newton parade on May 17th.

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April 2015

RW Joseph Goldstein, WM GCL and DDGM 5th Dist.;

Wor. Francisco Pinto, WM Logia America;

RW Edgar de Leon, Secretary Logia America and PDDGM 2nd Dist.

Members of Garden City Lodge visit with officers

and members of Logia America

Bro. Greg Jackson; RW Dana Jckson, organist and PDDGM;

Bro. Eduardo Lentz, IS; RW Joe Goldstein, WM and DDGM;

Bro. Joe Manzo, SW; Bro. Jake Weiner

Garden City Lodge captured the Traveling Gavel

at Daniel Webster Lodge - Pictured left to right:

Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Wor. Christopher N. Kelley,

Wor. Harvey S. Levine, R.W. Joseph Goldstein,

Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff, Wor, Kirk A. Knowlton,

Bro. Francis A. Kelley and R.W. David C. Kramer

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March 2015

Photo Album

Myron Idelson's

Six Artists Plus One

in Concert

March 21, 2015

EVENT FLYER

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Table Lodge 2015

Rt. Wor. Donald H. LaLiberte, DGM, left, addressing the Lodge while Rt. Wor. Joseph Goldstein, DDGM, and Bro. Myron Idelson look on.

Rt. Wor. Donald H. LaLiberte, DGM, presents commemorative glasses from his reception to R.W. Dana A. Jackson while Wor. John E. Kelley, Jr, GSB, left rear, and Rt. Wor. Joseph Goldstein, DDGM look on.

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Fathers and Sons at Table Lodge

Wor. Robert H. Brown and his son, Bro. A. David Brown

Rt. Wor. Dana A. Jackson and his son, Bro. Greg A. Jackson

Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow and his son, Bro. Joshua  S. Lemeshow

Bro. Francis A. Kelley and his son,

Wor. Christopher N. Kelley, Grand Steward.

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What goes around...

Garden City Lodge Kitchen Crew returning the favor at the Norfolk/Norembega Table Lodge.  Pictured from left:

Bro. Richard Rausch, Wor. Harvey Levine, Bro Jacob Seidel,

Wor. Joseph Wooters, Bro. Brad Seidel, Bro. Isaac Seidel,

R.W. David Kramer and Bro. Joseph Manzo

 

February, 2015

Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow presents Rt. Wor. Joseph Goldstein with his District Deputy Grand Master’s Jewel.

Rt. Wor. Joseph Goldstein after receiving his District Deputy Grand Master’s Jewel from Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow and the

previous DDGM’s from Garden City Lodge.  Pictured are, from left,

Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr, Sr. Warden, acting Master;

Wor. Bro. Lemeshow; Rt. Wor. Bro. Goldstein,

Rt. Wor. Stephen C. Cohn, PDDGM and Lodge Secretary;

Rt. Wor. David C. Kramer, PDDGM; and

Rt. Wor. Dana A. Jackson, PDDGM and Lodge Organist.

Ms. Jenn-Ann Caruso, Mother Advisor of

the Newton Assembly of Rainbow for Girls,

addresses the Lodge as Rt. Wor. Joseph Goldstein looks on.

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January 23, 2015

Wor. Kevin Odom, WM of King David Lodge #7 (left) and

RW Joseph Goldstein, DDGM 5th District and

Wor. Master of Garden City Lodge.

RW Stephen C. Cohn, Secretary of Garden City Lodge,

Wor. Kevin Odom, WM of King David Lodge #7,

and RW Joseph Goldstein, DDGM 5th District

and WM Garden City Lodge.

Wor. Hosea Adams, PM and Secretary of King David Lodge #7

(and that night also Tyler, JD, and Chaplain) with

RW Stephen Cohn, PDDGM and Secretary of Garden City Lodge.

PM Wor. Jasmes Carter (who sat in as JW),

Wor. Kirk Knowlton, DDGMarshal and PM Garden City Lodge,

and PM Wor.James Massenburg, SW.

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December 2014

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master, presents Bro. Manuel “Manny” Glickman with a certificate in honor of his 100th Birthday.

Bro. Manuel Glickman, seated, after receiving the accolades from the many family members and friends present to celebrate his 100th birthday.  Members of Garden City Lodge  who were present were, from left, Bro. Francis A. Kelley, Chaplain; Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master; Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr., Senior Warden; Rt. Wor. Stephen C. Cohn, PDDGM and Secretary; and Rt. Wor. David C. Kramer, PDDGM.

Rt. Wor. Dana A. Jackson, PDDGM, receives the Joseph Warren Distinguished Service Medal from Rt. Wor. Lawrence E. Bethune, District Deputy Grand Master, as Bro. Greg Jackson,

Dana’s son, looks on.

Rt. Wor. Dana A. Jackson, PDDGM, second from right, after receiving the Joseph Warren Distinguished Service Medal.  Pictured from left are Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master; Bro. Greg A. Jackson; Rt. Wor. Bro. Jackson; and Rt. Wor. Lawrence E. Bethune,

District Deputy Grand Master.

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Installation 2014

2014-2015 Officers

Front row, l-r:  Bro. Eduardo E. Lentz,  Inside Sentinel;Bro. Francis A. Kelley, Chaplain; Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr., Senior Warden; Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master; Bro. Richard R. Rausch, Junior Warden; Rt. Wor. Stephen C. Cohn, Secretary.

Second Row, l-r:  Bro. Brad J. Seidel, Tyler; Wor. Christopher N. Kelley, Marshal; Bro. A. David Brown, Senior Deacon; Wor. Harvey S. Levine, Senior Steward; Bro. Victor A. Ferzoco, Junior Deacon; Wor. Roger W. Appell, Electrician.

Charter Member, Bro. Myron Idelson addresses the Lodge.

Newly affiliated Bro. Mark D. Elsner skillfully blows the Shofar to the enjoyment of all in celebration of the Jewish New Year.

Bro. Mark D. Elsner, center, blows the Shofar as the introduction to the "Blessing of the Kishka: by Rt. Wor. Larry E. Bethune, DDGM, and Bro. John Ayotte, the caterer.

Rt. Wor. Larry B, Bethune, DDGM, presenting the "Blessing of the Kishka"

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Table Lodge 2014

Brother Myron R. Idelson is presented a plaque by Wor. Christopher N. Kelley, master, commemorating his 60 years as a charter member of Garden City Lodge.  Brother Idelson, a 66-year Mason, has the dubious distinction of being the sole surviving charter member of the Lodge.  The plaque contains a copy of the Charter and a certificate commemorating his 60 years as a member of the Lodge.

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December 2013

Bro Victor A. Ferzoco proudly shows off his new

" 2012-2013 Mason of the Year" award,

having been presented to him by

the Master, Wor. Christopher N. Kelley.

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Installation - September 2013

Garden City Lodge officers (shown, left to right),

Bro. Francis A. Kelley, Bro. Eduardo E. Lentz,

Bro. Christopher D. Doucette, Wor. Joseph Goldstein,

Bro. Brad J. Seidel, Wor. Christopher N. Kelley,

Bro. Richard R. Rausch, Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr.,

Bro. Alex Heyman, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, Wor. Roger W. Appell,

Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow and Wor. Robert N. Littman.

The Installing Suite (l-r), Wor. Robert N. Littman,

Wor. Ross L. Scribner, Wor. Roger W. Austin, Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Wor. Christopher N. Kelley, Wor. Harvey S. Levine,

R.W. David C. Kramer, Wor. George S. Pultz, Wor. Thomas M. Harte, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn and Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow.

Wor. Christopher N. Kelley shows off his new

Past Master's apron and pocket jewel, flanked by

R.W. Lawrence E. Bethune (left) and R.W. Stephen C. Cohn (right), while proud dad, Bro. Francis A. Kelley looks on.

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Past Masters' Night - June 2013

 

 

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Ladies Night

February 14, 2013

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Lodge Meeting

December 13, 2012

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Holiday Brunch

December 9, 2012

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Veterans Night - November 2012

 

Rt. Wor. James O. Dill. Jr., District Deputy Grand Master,

addresses the Lodge for the last time as District Deputy

during his Official Visit.

Worshipful Christopher N. Kelley installs

Brother Christopher Doucette as Assistant Treasurer

as Wor. Thomas M. Harte, Marshal, looks on.

The Worshipful Master prepares to install

brother Eduardo E. Lentz and

brother Christopher Doucette.

The Worshipful Master presents Lodge pens to the veterans

present during the veterans' Day celebration. 

Pictured are brothers Richard R. Rausch, Joseph A. Manzo,

Jr., Steven A. Grossman, and Rt. Wor. James O. Dill, Jr.

Rt. Wor. James O. Dill., Jr., DDGM, presents the

Worshipful Master with a Certificate signifying

the completion of the Ambassador training program.

 

 

 

 

 

Installation - September 2012

 

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

Wor. Robert H. Brown, Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr.,

Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, Wor. Thomas M. Harte, R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Bro. Francis A. Kelley, Wor. Christopher N. Kelley,

Bro. Victor A. Ferzoco, Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton, Wor. Roger Austin,

R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, Wor. Robert N. Littman, Wor. Roger W. Appell, Bro. Brad J. Seidel, Bro. Richard R. Rausch

Installation of Officers

September 29, 2012

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Installation - September 2011

 

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

Wor. Leon Rabin, Wor. Robert H. Brown, R.W. David C. Kramer,

Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr., Bro. Peter M. Sulfaro,

R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Bro. Izi Y. Darsa, Wor. Robert N. Littman,

Bro. Jonathan S. Bernson, Bro. Francis A. Kelley,

Bro. Christopher N. Kelley, Bro. Richard R. Rausch,

R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, Wor. Thomas M. Harte, Wor. Melvin H. Davis

The Installing Suite

Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff, Wor. Robert H. Brown,

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Wor. Robert N. Littman, Wor. Harvey S. Levine, Wor. George S. Pultz, Wor. David S. Gitner, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn

Wor. Robert N. Littman installed as Master of Garden City Lodge

by Installing Master Wor. George S. Pultz.

Secretary, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn installing

Treasurer, Wor. Robert H. Brown

New officers at Garden City Lodge, the Stewards,

Bro. Richard R. Rausch and Bro. Jonathan S. Bernson,

escourted to the East by Installing Marshal, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow

New officer at Garden City Lodge, the Inside Sentinel,

Bro. Izi Y. Darsa, escourted to the East by Installing Marshal

Wor. Robert N. Littman presented his Past Master's apron

by Installing Master Wor. George S. Pultz.

Wor. Robert N. Littman shares a photo op with

Father and Son, Tyler, Bro. Francis A. Kelley and

Junior Warden, Bro. Christopher N. Kelley.

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Ladies Night

February 10, 2011

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Lodge Night Out - The Aegean, Framingham -  January 22, 2011

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December 2010

Worshipful Robert N. Littman, Master, congratulates  Bro. Joseph A. Manzo, Jr. as the Lodge’s newest Master Mason.

 

Installation - September 2010

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

Bro. Timothy E. Franklin, Bro. Alan D. Epstein, Wor. Thomas M. Harte,
Bro. Richard M. Stevenson, Wor. Robert H. Brown,

R.W. David C. Kramer, Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff, R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Wor. Robert N. Littman, Wor. Melvin H. Davis, Bro. Peter M. Sulfaro, Bro. Francis A. Kelley, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, Bro. Jeffrey M. Kennen, Bro. Christopher N. Kelley, Wor. Leon Rabin

The Installing Suite

Wor. Thomas M. Harte, Wor. Robert H. Brown, R.W. David C. Kramer,

Wor. George S. Pultz, R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Wor. Robert N. Littman,

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, Wor. Harvey S. Levine,

R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, Wor. David S. Gitner, Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton

The Passing of the Gavel

The newly installed Master of Garden City Lodge, Wor. Robert Littman receives the Master's Gavel and a hearty handshake from Junior Past Master Thomas Harte, as Installing Master George Pultz looks on.

Past Masters Certificate

The District Deputy Grand Master of the Fifth Masonic District, R.W. Paul Bushey presents the Past Master's Certificate to Junior Past Master Thomas Harte.

 

 

 

Past Master Night - June 2010

The District Deputy Grand Master of the Fifth Masonic District,R.W. Paul Bushey presents the Joseph Warren Medal to Wor. Joseph Goldstein.

Master of Garden City Lodge, Wor. Thomas M. Harte presents the Joseph Warren Medal lapel pin to Wor. Joseph Goldstein as District Deputy, R.W. Paul Bushey looks on.

Joseph Warren Medal Recipients

Wor. Joseph Goldstein is joined by former Warren Medal

recipients Wor. Robert H. Brown, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow,

Wor. Roger H. Ambuter and R.W Stephen C. Cohn.

Looking on in the back row is Master, Wor. Thomas M. Harte

and District Deputy, R.W. Paul Bushey.

Past Master's Night Participants

Shown left to right, Wor. Roger W. Appell, Wor. Robert H. Brown,

Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton,

Wor. Robert N. Goldstein, R.W. Dana A. Jackson,

Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff, Wor. George S. Pultz, Bro. Izi Y. Darsa,

Wor. Thomas M. Harte, R.W. Paul Bushey, Bro. Alan D. Epstein,

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, R.W. David C. Kramer, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, Wor. Paul S. Koss, Bro. Aria-Barzan Rostami, Wor. Harvey S. Levine

 

 

November 2009

Bro. Jeffrey M. Kennen is all smiles after being presented with the 2009 Master Mason Rookie Award at the November Communication.  Bro. Kennen was raised in January, 2009, and immediately took an active role in Freemasonry and the Lodge until medical treatments forced him to slow down until he recovered.  Pictured are R.W. David Kramer, PDDGM, who filled in for the ailing R.W. Paul Bushey, DDGM; Wor. Thomas Harte, Master, (l); and Wor. Kirk Knowlton, Immediate Past Master (r).

 

 

 

Installation - September 2009

Past Master, Wor. Joseph Goldstein is presented the

2009 Mason of the Year award by Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

Bro. Peter Sulfaro, Bro. Richard Stevenson, Wor. Robert Brown,

R.W. Dana Jackson, Bro. Robert Littman, Bro. Norman Ainbinder,

Wor. Thomas Harte, Wor. Kirk Knowlton, Bro. Donald LaLiberte,
Wor. Melvin Davis, R.W. Stephen Cohn and
Bro. Christopher Kelley

The Installing Suite

R.W. David C. Kramer, Wor. Robert Brown, R.W. Dana Jackson,

Wor. George Pultz, Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Wor. Thomas Harte,

Wor. Peter Newman, Wor. Mal Lemeshow, Wor. Kirk Knowlton,

R.W. Stephen Cohn, Wor. David Gitner and Wor. Paul Koss

Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton (right) passes the Lodge

Charter and Gavel to Wor. Thomas Harte

Wor. Thomas Harte (center) with Senior Warden, Bro. Robert Littman and Junior Warden, Bro. Don LaLiberte

Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton receives his Past Master's certificate from

District Deputy Grand Master,  R.W. Paul Bushey

 

 

 

Lodge Night Out - China Town, Stoughton -  April 18, 2009

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Table Lodge, March 12, 2009

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January Meeting 2009

Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton, Master (L), with Bro. Joshua S. Lemeshow, who was raised by his father, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, and Bro. Jeffrey M. Kennen, following the January Communication where both candidates were raised to the Sublime Degree. Many Lodge members who have known the newest Brother Lemeshow for many years, watching him grow up, participated in his raising.

 

 

 

 

December Meeting 2008

R.W. David C. Kramer, DDGM, presents Wor. Peter J. Newman

with a Past Master's Diploma while making an Official Visit

to Garden City Lodge.

Wor. Joseph Goldstein holds the Grand Master's Award after being

 presented to the Lodge by R.W. David C. Kramer, DDGM during his

 Official Visit to the Lodge.  Also pictured are the officers during the

2006-2007 yrear in which the award was won; Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton (l)who was the junior warden, and Wor. Peter J. Newman (r) who was the senior warden.

R.W. David C. Kramer thanks the members of his team for their

service during the past two years while making his last Official Visit

to Garden City Lodge.  Pictured, l-r are: Wor. Harold Greenburg,

Wor. Ethan W. Gilson, R.W. Dennis E. Reebel,

Wor. Roger H. Ambuter, and R.W. Dana A. Jackson.

R.W. David C. Kramer presented Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton with a District Deputy Grand Master's Award for his dedicated service as District Ambassador for the previous two years.

 

 

 

 

Installation - September 2008

Past Master, Wor. Joseph Goldstein is presented the

2008 Mason of the Year award by Wor. Peter J. Newman

with the assistance of Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton.

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

Wor. Robert Brown, Bro. Peter Sulfaro, R.W. Dana Jackson,

Bro. Thomas Harte, Bro. James Tapley, Wor. Peter Newman,
Wor. Kirk Knowlton, Wor. Harvey Levine, Wor. Leon Rabin,

Bro. Robert Littman, Bro. Norman Ainbinder, Bro. Christopher Kelley, Wor. Melvin Davis, R.W. Stephen Cohn and Bro. Donald LaLiberte

The Installing Suite

Wor. Robert Brown, R.W. Dana Jackson, Wor. Steven Fradkoff,

Wor. Harvey Levine, Wor. Mal Lemeshow, Wor. Joseph Goldstein,

Wor. George Pultz, Wor. Kirk Knowlton, R.W. Jeffrey Gardiner,

Wor. George Anastopoulos, Wor. Harold Greenberg,

Wor. David Gitner and Wor. Melvin Davis

Wor. Kirk A. Knowlton and R.W. David C. Kramer

 

 

 

 

Table Lodge, April 10, 2008

Brother F. Stanley Litchman proudly receives a 50-Year veterans pin from his son, Brother Gerald Litchman at the April 10, 2008 Communication of the Lodge. The elder Brother Litchman received a Veterans Medal from R.W. David C. Kramer, DDGM.

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Grand Lodge Quarterly, December 2007

At the Grand Lodge Quarterly, for the second time in two years, Wor. Joseph Goldstein is presented the Grand Masters Award by M.W. Jeffrey B. Hodgdon as Bro. Kirk Knowlton looks on.

 

 

Childrens Holiday Party, December 2007

 

 

October 2007

 

Wor. Jeffrey M. Rome proudly wears his new "Lewis" jewel, as presented by R.W. David C. Kramer and Wor. Peter J. Newman

 

Installation - September 2007

Master, Wor. Joseph Goldstein presents a Garden City Lodge contribution to Ronald Knudsen

from the New Philharmonia, Josef Porteleki and

Letitia Stevens from the Newton Symphony Orchestra.

R.W. David Kramer presents "Lewis" jewels to R.W. Stephen Cohn,

Wor. Joseph Goldstein and Bro. Greg Jackson

(with the help of his dad, R.W. Dana Jackson).

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master,  presents Bro. Don LaLiberte with

the Garden City Lodge "Mason of the Year" award.

With mixed emotions of joy and sadness, Wor. Joseph Goldstein

reflects on his past two years as Master as he conducts

his last business meeting and prepares to retire from the

East of Garden City Lodge.

The 2007-2008 Officers of Garden City Lodge:  Wor. Robert Brown, Wor. Melvin Davis, Bro. Donald Laliberte, Bro. Peter Sulfaro,

Bro. Kirk Knowlton, R.W. Dana Jackson, Wor. Peter Newman,

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Bro. Thomas Harte, Bro. Kyle Barnette,

Bro. Robert Littman, Wor. Harvey Levine, R.W. Stephen Cohn

The Installing Suite:  Wor. Robert Goldstein, Wor. Robert Brown

Wor. Ross Scribner, Wor. Steven Fradkoff, Wor. George Pultz,

Wor. Mal Lemeshow, R.W. Dana Jackson, Wor. Peter Newman,

Wor. Roger Ambuter, Wor. David Gitner, R.W. David Kramer,

Wor. Roger Appell, R.W. Stephen Cohn, Wor. George Anastopoulos

Wor. Joe Goldstein, Junior Past Master,

congratulates the newly installed Master,

Wor. Peter J. Newman,  as he hands him the

Lodge charter (left) and the gavel (right)

The 2007/2008 officers of Garden City Lodge and the

Installing Suite gather for a group picture

Garden City Lodge Master, Wor. Peter J. Newman with his senior officers, Senior Warden, Bro. Kirk A. Knowlton (left) and Junior Warden, Bro. Thomas M. Harte (right).

Wor. Peter J. Newman takes the opportunity at the close of

the installation ceremony to address his Lodge and guests as

Master of Garden City Lodge

 

 

A Day at Fenway, June, 2007

 

The Brethren of Garden City Lodge, with friends and family, pause for a photo-op atop the "Green Monster" at Fenway

park following a guided tour of the famed ball park and

home of the Boston Red Sox

 

 

Past Masters Night, June 14, 2007

 

R.W. Bill Szathmary (right) is presented a 65 year service pin from his long time friend, Bro. Al Gersh (left) visiting from West Palm Beach, Florida as Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master, (center) looks on. 

R.W. Dana Jackson (right) is beaming  with pride (kvelling) after raising his son Greg, our newest Master Mason.

 

 

Charlton Interfaith Service, June 2, 2007

 

The Brethren of Garden City Lodge conduct an Interfaith service for the Overlook residents.  Pictured, from left to right are Bro. Donald LaLiberte, Senior Steward, Bro Kirk Knowlton, Junior Warden, Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master,

R.W. Dana Jackson, Past Master and Bro. Peter Newman, Senior Warden.

 

 

Table Lodge, April 12, 2007

 

R.W. David C. Kramer, District Deputy Grand Master, left, congratulates Wor. Roger Ambuter after presenting him with the Joseph Warren Distinguished Service Medal during a religious service where Bro. Ambuter was also named Temple Beth Sholom’s “Man of the Year.” Also assisting was Mrs. Coral Ambuter, Brother Ambuter’s wife.

Garden City Lodge’s April Table Lodge was a memorable one for two special brothers.  Wor. Leonard S. Gitner, right, was presented with a 25-year pin by Wor. Robert H. Brown, the presiding Master when Brother Gitner was raised. Looking on is Wor. Joseph Goldstein, presiding master.

R.W. David C. Kramer, District Deputy Grand Master, right, shares a light moment with Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow (photo top) as Bro. Kramer presents (photo bottom) the Joseph Warren Distinguished Service Medal to his long-time friend for his never-ending zeal and service to the Lodge and the Fraternity.  Many fond memories were recalled during the festive presentation.

Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, and R.W. David C. Kramer

are joined by presiding master and long time friend,

Wor Joseph Goldstein, taking the opportunity to share a few of memories and offer his congratulations to Brother Lemeshow.

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Widows Luncheon - 2007

                 

                 

                 

 

 

 

February Meeting - 2007

 

Wor Joseph Goldstein (right) and Wor. Michael Kaulback, past historian and past assistant librarian of Grand Lodge pose for this photo following his informative talk on the history of Freemasonry in Massachusetts, the history of Grand Lodge, and the history of our own Lodge building.

 

 

January Meeting - 2007

 

Wor. Richard I. Miranda, second from right, presents a district deputy grand master's jewel on behalf of the past masters of Garden City Lodge to R.W. David C. Kramer, district deputy grand master of the Fifth Masonic District.  Assisting were

Wor. Carl M. Frutkoff (l) and R.W. William Szathmary (r).

R.W. David C. Kramer, district depuity grand master

after receiving the jewel of his office.  Pictured from left,

Wor. Carl M. Frutkoff, PM; R.W. David C. Kramer, DDGM,

Wor. Richard I. Miranda, PM, R.W. William Szathmary, PM,

and Wor. Joseph Goldstein, WM.

 

 

December Meeting - 2006

 

Wor. Joseph Goldstein reads the text of an award

Wor. Joseph Goldstein presents the

Grand Masters Award to Garden City Lodge

The Grand Masters Award

for 2005-2006 presented to Garden City Lodge.  Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Master; Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff, Senior Warden, and Bro. Peter J. Newman, Junior Warden.

Wor. Joe Goldstein, presents framed copies of the award to the Wardens, Wor. Steve Fradkoff and Bro. Peter Newman.

Our newest Master Mason, Bro. Robert Earl Morton, III, is congratulated by his grandfather, Wor. Leo Robert Horton, Past Master of King Solomon's Lodge #11 of East Greenwich, RI, following the completion of his degree work.

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, left, congratulates Bro. Robert E. Morton, III, after receiving his Master Mason Degree as his proud grandfather, Wor. Leo R. Horton, looks on.

 

Grand Lodge Quarterly - December 2006

 

Bro. Stephen DiMarco, left, of Garden City Lodge was awarded a two-week trip for two to Alaska in a drawing from 1,851 candidates during the past year.    Bro. Raymond Auld’s name was pulled in the drawing and Bro. DiMarco was Brother Auld’s sponsor.    In an unusual act of charity, Bro. DiMarco returned the trip to Grand Lodge and the proceeds of the sale of the trip are to be donated to the Scottish Rite Learning Centers. Bro. DiMarco sponsored 16 candidates during the past year with 12 having already signed the Bylaws.  Pictured with Bro. DiMarco are M.W. Jeffrey B. Hodgdon, Grand Master, center, and R.W. William E. Holland, Deputy Grand Master.

 

November Meeting - 2006

 

Wor. Joseph Goldstein receives his Past Masters

certificate from R.W. Jeffrey L. Gardiner, District Deputy

Grandmaster of the Fifth Masonic District.

Wor. Joseph Goldstein and R.W. Jeffrey Gardiner each receives a gift from Bro. Al. Gersh, framed copies of

Masonic artwork, presented by Wor Leon Halperin.

Wor. Joe Goldstein, addresses the Brethren of

Garden Lodge at the conclusion of the Official Visit by

R.W. Jeffrey L. Gardiner and his suite of officers of

the Fifth Masonic District

 

 

Installation - 2006

The 2006-2007 Officers of Garden City Lodge:  Bro. Don Laliberte,

Bro. Robert Littman, Wor. Leon Rabin, Wor. Robert Brown,

Bro. Peter Newman, Bro. Norman Ainbinder, Wor. Joseph Goldstein,

Wor. Harvey Levine, Bro. Kirk Knowlton, Bro. Thom Harte,

R.W. Stephen Cohn, Bro. Claudio Morfe and Wor. George Pultz

The Installing Suite:  Wor. Roger Appell, Wor. Paul Koss,

Wor. Roger Ambuter, Wor. Leonard Gitner, R.W. Dana Jackson,

Wor. Robert Brown, Wor, Steven Fradkoff, Wor. Robert Goldstein,

Wor. Joseph Goldstein, Wor. David Gitner, R.W. Jeffrey Gardiner,

Wor. George Anastopoulos, Wor. Mal Lemeshow,

Wor. Harvey Levine and R.W. Stephen Cohn.

Wor. Joe Goldstein, Master, is congratulated by his Installing Master and long time friend,  Wor Mal Lemeshow as the evening concluded.

 

 

Summer - 2006

The Chapel at Overlook, taken prior to religious service on August 19.

Front row: Bro. Don Laliberte, IS; Bro. Kirk Knowlton, SD; Bro Peter Newman, JW.   Back row: Wor. David Kramer, PM; Wor. Joseph Goldstein, WM; RW Dana Jackson, PDDGM & PM GCL.

Wor. Joe Goldstein, master, left, and R.W. Steve Cohn, secretary, present Ms. Lynda Pinaud, the administrator of the Scottish Rite Learning Center for Children, a check for matching funds from the donations received at Garden City Lodge's annual Table Lodge.

Garden City Lodge recently toured the Boston Shriners Hospital for Children and learned of the cutting edge advances in burn care technology made by the doctors and scientists there.  Touring the hospital were, from left, Ms. Ilene Wolfman, Wor. Bob Brown, Bro. Kyle Barnette, Mrs. Ellen Goldstein, Wor. Joseph Goldstein, master, Bro. Kirk Knowlton, Mrs. Cheryl Knowlton, Bro. Peter Newman and R.W. Steve Cohn.

 

 

Past Masters Night - June 2006

Two members of the recent classes of Master Mason received their diplomas at the May 2006 Communication.  R.W. Jeffrey L. Gardiner, D.D.G.M, left, assisted Wor. Joseph Goldstein, master, in presenting diplomas to Bro. Raymond Auld (second from left) and Bro. Mark R. McKee.

Garden City Lodge was please to present have R.W. Jeffrey L. Gardiner visit us in May present 50-year Veterans Medals.  Pictured from left are Wor. Joseph Goldstein, master, medal recipients Bro. Raymond Wolfson, Bro. Herbert Abramson, Bro. Merton Greenstein, and R.W. Jeffrey L. Gardiner, D.D.G.M.  Unable to be present was medal recipient Bro. Samuel Strock.

 

 

 

Table Lodge, March 9, 2006

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50th Anniversary Celebration, October 15, 2005

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Installation 2005

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

(Shown Left to Right)

Bro. Edward Horlink,  Wor. Robert H. Brown,  Bro. Kirk A. Knowlton,

Bro. Donald H. LaLiberte,  Bro. Kyle E. Barnette,  Wor. Leon Rabin,

Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff,  R.W. Dana A. Jackson,  Wor. Joseph Goldstein,

Wor. Harvey S. Levine,  Bro. Peter J. Newman,  Bro. Robert N. Littman,

Wor. George S. Pultz,  Bro. Thomas M. Harte,  R.W. Stephen C. Cohn,

Bro. Norman Ainbinder

The Installing Suite

(Shown Left to Right)

Wor. Robert H. Brown,  Wor. David S. Gitner,  Wor. David C. Kramer,

 Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow,  Wor. Ross L. Scribner,  R.W. Dana A. Jackson,

 Wor. Joseph Goldstein,  Wor. Harvey S. Levine,  Wor. George S. Pultz,

Wor. George V. Anastopoulos,  R.W. Stephen C. Cohn,

Wor. Robert A. Duris,  R.W. Robert Comeau

Wor George Pultz (Jr. Past Master and Marshal)

passes the gavel of  Garden City Lodge

to the newly installed Master, Wor. Joseph Goldstein as

Wor. Mal Lemeshow (Installing Master) looks on.

 

March 2005

 

 

 

50 Year Service Medals Awarded

Top Picture: Worshipful Leonard Kahn was the recipient of a 50-year veteran's Medal by Right Worshipful Jeffrey L. Gardiner, District Deputy Grand Master. Brother Kahn was Master of Garden City Lodge in 1967. Assisting in the presentation were (l-r) Bro. Rick Clemon, Bro. Ed Clemon, Wor. Robert Baker, Brother Kahn's son, Chester, Wor. George S. Pultz and R.W. Jeffrey L. Gardiner. Brother Kahn was raised in Hammatt Lodge.

Middle Picture: Brother Mitchell Selig was presented with a 50-Year Veteran's Medal by the District Deputy Grand Master

R.W. Jeffrey L. Gardiner. Assisting was Worshipful George S. Pultz,

Master of the Lodge. Brother Selig was raised in Germania Lodge.

Bottom Picture: Brother Melvin Gitner was presented a 50-year Veterans Medal by Right Worshipful Jeffrey L. Gardiner, District Deputy Grand Master. Brother Gitner was raised in Nantascot Lodge. Assisting in addition to the Master,  were Brother Gitner's sons,

Worshipful Leonard S. Gitner and Worshipful David S. Gitner, both Past Masters of Garden City Lodge, making Garden City Lodge once again a "family affair."

 

 

November 2004

 

 

 

Top Picture, shown left to right: (Front Row) Wor. George S. Pultz, Master of Garden City Lodge; Wor. Brother David Penpraze, Past Provincial Grand Inspector of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Antrim, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Wor. Brother Len McCollough, Presiding Master of Sholom Lodge #636; R.W. Ernest A. Pearlstein, PDDGM and Grand Lecturer of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts; R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, PDDGM and Secretary of Garden City Lodge.

(Back Row) all past masters of Sholom Lodge #636: Wor. Brother Allan Byers, Wor. Brother William Wilson, Wor. Brother Jonathan Smith, Wor. Brother John Edens, and Wor. Brother Robin Merrick.

Bottom Picture: Wor. Brother David Penpraze, Past Provincial Grand Inspector of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Antrim, Belfast, Northern Ireland and Wor. Leon Rabin compare their respective facial appearance.

 

 

Installation 2004

 

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

(Shown Left to Right) Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, Bro. Kirk A. Knowlton,

Wor. Robert H. Brown, Bro. Peter J. Newman, Bro. Joseph Goldstein,

R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Wor. George S. Pultz, Bro. Edward Horlink,

Bro. Keith E. Barnette, Bro. Stephen M. Tobin, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn,

Bro. Robert N. Littman, Wor. Leon Rabin

 

 

Installation 2003

 

The Officers of Garden City Lodge

(Shown Left to Right) Bro. Kirk A. Knowlton, Bro. Rick Clemon,

Bro. Joseph B. Price, Jr., R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Wor. Robert H. Brown,

Wor. Roy P. Tarr, Bro. Keith E. Barnette, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow,

Bro. David Zide, Wor. George S. Pultz, Bro. Norman L. Ainbinder,

Bro. Joseph Goldstein, Bro. Peter J. Newman, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn,

Bro. Stephen M. Tobin, Wor. Leon Rabin

The Installing Suite

(Shown Left to Right)

Wor. Ross L. Scribner, Wor. Robert H. Brown, Wor. Rojer H. Ambuter,

Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, R.W. Dana A. Jackson, Wor. Jeffrey M. Rome,

Wor. George S. Pultz, Wor. David C. Kramer, Wor. David S. Gitner,

Wor. Roy P. Tarr, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn and Wor. Carl M. Frutkoff

The Senior Officers of Garden City Lodge

(Shown Left to Right)

Wor. Robert H. Brown, Wor. Mal H. Lemeshow, Wor. George S. Pultz,

Bro. Joseph Goldstein(JW) and R.W. Stephen C. Cohn(Secy)

Wor. George Pultz and wife Roberta

 

Installation 2002

The 2002-2003 Officers of Garden City Lodge (from left to right)

Wor. Roger Ambuter, Wor. Robert Brown, Bro. Stephen Tobin,

Bro. Joseph Goldstein, Bro. David Zide, Bro. George Pultz, Bro. Edward Horlink,

Wor. Barry Dicker, R.W. Dana Jackson, Bro. William Murtoff, Bro. Keith Barnette,

Bro. Peter Newman, R.W. Stephen Cohn

Wor. Roger Ambuter, Junior Past Master and Marshal

with Wor. Barry Dicker, newly installed Master

of Garden City Lodge.

 

 

October 2001

 

R.W. Lincoln K. Richards presents engraved "Point within a Circle"

clocks to Bro. Peter Berthold and Wor. Harvey Levine, acknowledging

their outstanding service during the September blood drive.

 

With little advance notice, Bro. Peter Berthold was called on to

organize the preparation of well over 200 breakfasts.

Wor. Harvey Levine, the Blood Drive Chairman had to organize

and plan for the overwhelming attendance of donors.

 

 

 

Installation 2001

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The 2001-2002 Officers of Garden City Lodge (from left to right)

Bro. David Zide, Bro. Thomas Fotis, Wor Leon Rabin,

Wor. George Anastopoulos, Wor. Robert Brown, Bro. William Murtoff,

Bro. Barry Dicker, R.W. Dana Jackson, Wor. Roger Ambuter,

Bro. Edward Horlink, Bro. George Pultz, Bro. Norman Ainbinder,

R.W. Stephen Cohn, Bro. Keith Barnette, Bro. Demetrios Gakis

 

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The Installing Suite (from left to right)

R.W. Stephen Cohn, Wor. Jonathan Cohen, Wor. Robert Brown,

R.W. Dana Jackson,  Wor. David Kramer, Wor. Mal Lemeshow,

Wor. Roger Ambuter, R.W. Kenneth Atkins, Wor. Jeremy Muller, 

Wor. Leon Rabin, Wor. Edward Ambuter, Wor. Robert Duris,

Wor. Steven Fradkoff, Wor. Ross Scribner

 

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Wor. Roger Ambuter flanked by his co-Installing Masters,

cousin Wor. David Kramer and son Wor. Edward Ambuter

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Wor. Roger Ambuter receives the Lodge Charter

from Junior Past Master George Anastopoulos

 

 

 

Installation 2000

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The 2000-2001 Officers of Garden City Lodge (from left to right)

Wor. Robert Brown, Bro. Norman Ainbinder, Wor. Roger Ambuter,

R.W. Dana Jackson, Wor. Leon Rabin, Wor. George Anastopoulos,

Bro. George Pultz, Bro. David Foner, Wor. Robert Duris, Bro. William Murtoff,

Bro. Keith Barnett, R.W. Stephen Cohn, Bro. Thomas Fotis

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The Installing Suite (from left to right)

R.W. Stephen Kaloyanides, Wor. Ross Scribner, Wor. Robert Duris,

Wor. Mal Lemeshow, Wor. Jonathan Cohen, R.W. Dana Jackson,

Wor. George Anastopoulos, Wor. David Kramer, R.W. Stephen Cohn,

Wor. Leon Rabin, Wor. David Gitner, Wor. Robert Brown, Wor. Steven Fradkoff

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The District Deputy's suite (from left to right)

Wor. Ross Scribner, Wor. Mal Lemeshow, Wor. George Anastopoulos,

Wor. Robert Brown, Wor. Steven Fradkoff

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Wor. George Anastopoulos and R.W. Stephen Cohn

 

Past Masters Night 2000

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Wor. Robert A. Duris with Bro. Joseph

Furman after receiving his 25 year service pin. 

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R.W. Stephen C. Cohn presents 50 year

service medal to Bro. Albert Gersh.

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Escorted by R.W. Ernest Pearlstein,

presiding Master of Mt. Scopus Lodge,

Bro. Albert Gersh approaches the

East of Garden City Lodge with the Torah generously donated by Bro. Herman S. Davidson of Mt. Scopus Lodge.

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Bro. Albert Gersh, having just returned from Florida where he picked up the Torah from Bro. Herman S. Davidson's home, officially presents it to R.W. Ernest Pearlstein

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In turn, R.W. Ernest Pearlstein officially presents the Torah to the District Deputy Grand Master, R.W. Stephen C. Cohn.

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R.W. Ernest Pearlstein and R.W. Stephen C. Cohn with the newly presented Torah.

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R.W. Stephen C. Cohn, R.W. Ernest Pearlstein, R.W. Edward L. Leeds (presiding DDGM, Malden 7th) and Bro. Albert Gersh with the newly presented Torah.

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Wor. Robert A. Duris, R.W. Ernest Pearlstein, Bro. Albert Gersh and R.W. Stephen C. Cohn following the Torah presentation.

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The Past Masters and Affiliated Past Masters

of Garden City Lodge gather for a closing

photo-op following a full, enjoyable and

memorable Past Masters night.

 

Table Lodge 2000

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Grand Master, M.W. Fred K. Bauer

is welcomed to Garden City Lodge

by Wor. Louis H. Oppenheim.

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As M.W. Fred K. Bauer looks

on, Wor. Robert A. Duris

presents a proclamation to

Wor. Louis H. Oppenheim,

dedicating Garden City Lodge's

Table Lodge 2000 to him in

honor of his 100th birthday.

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R.W. Ernest Pearlstein presents

Wor. Louis H. Oppenheim with a

commemorative plaque from

Germania-Revere Lodge

 

 

 

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