The Emerald Society was first established in 1956. The Society was formed by Irish born or Irish descent that were proud of the glorious traditions that were brought from Ireland to the United States of America and to the New York Fire Department.






SIGNAL 5-5-5-5

We mourn the loss of our Brother; Firefighter William Tolley, who died in the Line of Duty.

Details on services to pay final respects to FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, who died in the Line of Duty yesterday have been set:

WAKE:
Wake will be held on Tuesday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Wednesday, April 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Chapey and Sons Funeral Home at 20 Hicksville Road in Bethpage, Long Island, NY.

FUNERAL:
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 27, at St. Martin of Tours, located at 220 Central Ave. in Bethpage as well.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the William N. Tolley's Children's Education Fund.

Firefighter Tolley, 42, is survived by his wife and an 8-year-old daughter, as well as his brother and both of his parents.

TO DONATE VISIT THE FDNY FOUNDATION
Please visit for Wake and Funeral Information
for #FDNY Firefighter William N Tolley - God Rest His Soul!



OUR NEXT MEETING
Wednesday May 3rd, @8pm. Hibernian House, Pearl River

Next Meeting: TBA


EMERALD SOCIETY BULLETIN BOARD
FILING PERIOD FOR THE FDNY FIRE FIGHTER'S TEST WAS APRIL 5th

The filing period for the FDNY Fire Fighters test was April 5, 2017 to April 25, in addition there are tests for Fire Alarm Dispatch & Fire Inspector, go to nyc.gov/dcas. The vote State Constitutional Convention is up again in November. It is urged that all friends of the Department and Civil Service workers VOTE NO on this item. Protect your hard earned benefits.




UPCOMING FDNY EXAMS 7022- FIRE ALARM DISPATCH & 7023- FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTOR

Filing 3/1-21. 7001-FireFighter Filing 4/5-4/25/17 go to DCAS/nyc.gov to file.

DISPLAY YOUR IRISH HERITAGE, MARCH PROUDLY IN ST. PATRICK'S PARADES

3/4 Rockaway,
3/5 Staten Island
3/12 Throgs Nck
3/17 5th Ave.
3 /18 - Yonkers
3/19 Pearl River
3/ 26 Bay Ridge

FDNY EMERALD SOCIETY PIPES AND DRUMS 55th ANNIVERSARY DANCE

Terrace on the Park, Queens NY @7:30. go FDNYEmeraldSocietyPipesanddrums.net



FEATURED EVENTS
THE FDNY EMERALD SOCIETY 2017 SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline! FEBRUARY, 18th, 2017