Pythian News

Grand Chancellor's Message delivered by GC Sheldon Blitz at Parker Jewish Institute
(July 28, 2016)

Dinner Honoring Deputy Grand Chancellor Steve Cohan
(Photos; April 21, 2017; posted April 23, 2017)

New City Orangetown Lodge #854 40th Anniversary Brunch
(Photos; April 2, 2017; posted April 23, 2017)

The Pythian International Magazine from Supreme Lodge
(March 2017; posted April 7, 2017)

Pythians' Boardwalk Breakfast Supports our Vets & Troops
(March 12, 2017, posted 2017-03-31)

Senator Schumer Praises Pythians
(March 8, 2017)

2nd Annual Marvin Master Memorial Blood Drive
(March 5, 2017, posted 2017-03-15)

Pythians Support Double H Ranch programs for children & their families Albany City Lodge Leads the Way
(February 26, 2017)

Rockland County Recognizes Pythians
(February 19, 2017, posted 2017-03-04)

February 19 - 25, 2017 - a Week of Pythian Recognition proclaimed...as a tribute to our Great Order's 153rd Birthday
(February 19-25, 2017; posted 2017-01-04)

Pythians Support Our Vets Yorktown Lodge #859 Supports PTSD Unit
(February 2, 2017; posted February 14, 2017)

The Pythian International Magazine from Supreme Lodge
(January 2017; posted February 14, 2017)

The Pythian Knight Magazine
(December, 2016; posted January 1, 2017)

Pythians Support Calvary Hospital
(December, 2016; posted February 26, 2017)

Knights of Pythias Members 'Shake-a-can' for Charity Yorktown News covers effort of Yorktown Lodge #859
(December 15, 2016)

Dokeys Support Pediatric Unit at Nyack Hospital (Habibi Temple 72)
(December 12, 2016; posted 2017-02-20)

Coats For Kids 2016 Pythians Provide for Those In Need
(December 3, 2016, posted December 15, 2016)

Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz honored by Esquire Goodfellowship Lodge #709
(Photos; November 15, 2016; posted November 18, 2016)

CDGC Robert Banks & PGC Jerry Bernzweig receive Blue Jackets from Harmony Lodge #635
(Photos; November 14, 2016; posted November 15, 2016)

Grand Lodge New York, Knights of Pythias Supports Marines Toys for Tots Servicemen & Veterans Committee coordinating drive through December 15
(posted November 14, 2016)

Past Grand Chancellor/current Chief Grand Tribune Murray Lipton receives First Annual Man of the Year Award from 3rd District
(Photos; November 6, 2016; posted November 7, 2016)

Rededication of Pythian Hero Peter Woodland Memorial
(Photos; November 5, 2016; posted November 7, 2016)

Knights of Pythias Honor Hero Who Saved Lives; Fraternal & Charitable Order rededicate Monument to Peter Woodland
(News Advisory; November 5, 2016; posted October 31, 2016)

Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz and Grand Secretary Marc Bochner each receive Red Jacket from 2nd District
(Photos; October 24, 2016; posted October 28, 2016)

Upstate Grand Lodge Pythian Investiture at Turning Stone Resort
(Photos; October 16, 2016)

NY PYTHIANS SUPPORT NJ CONVENTION New York visits New Jersey Convention
(October 9, 2016)

NY Grand Lodge visits New Jersey Convention in Livingston, NJ
(Photos; October 9, 2016)

Pythians Helping People Alpha-Genesis Sunshine Foundation of Genesis Lodge #64 helps Marine John Peck Get New Limbs
(October 9, 2016)

Pythians get Thank You from Marines
(October 9, 2016)

72nd District honors Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz hosted by Pelham Brotherhood University Co-Op City Lodge #616
(Photos; October 7, 2016; posted October 9, 2016)

A very Worthy Pythian Honored by Wendell Willkie Lodge #473: PDSC Sir David Peltzer receives the 23rd PGC Sir Stanley Brown Memorial Award
(Photos; September 22, 2016; posted September 23, 2016)

Knickerbocker Lodge #510 receives the Grand Chancellor's message from DGC Arthur Getzel who also Installs its Officers
(Photos; September 14, 2016; posted September 15, 2016)

2016 Knights on Wheels 72nd Pythian District sponsored a day of fun, games and food for people of all ages with special needs
(Photos; September 11, 2016; posted September 12, 2016)

Pythians raise funds for Charitable caused at Brooklyn Cyclones game
(September 10, 2016)

Nassau County Recognizes The Pythian Order
(August 26, 2016; posted August 30, 2016)

Supreme Lodge Convention installation of Supreme Chancellor Sir Alan Krell from New York and dinner that followed
(Cleveland, Ohio, Photos; August 10, 2016; posted August 12, 2016)

Pythian Investiture at Parker Jewish Institute for Health care & Rehabilitation
(Photos; July 28, 2016; posted August 12, 2016)

Grand Convention at Honors Haven Resort & Spa
(Photos; June 28 - July 1, 2016; updated July 20, 2016)

A Parent's Thank you to Pythian Camp
(Posted June 6, 2016)

Homecoming for GC Steven Kohn hosted by Majestic Lodge #109
(Photos; June 8, 2016; posted June 14, 2016)

Pythian Humanitarian Fund Luncheon
(Photos; June 5, 2016)

Pythians fundraise to Support Vets in Co-op City
(Photos; June 3, 2016; posted June 5, 2016)

Rex Lodge #551 presents Swords of Defense to GC Steven Kohn and Lady of the Knight to Debra Kohn
(Photos; May 31, 2016; posted June 1, 2016)

Memorial Day Messages from Supreme & Grand Chancellors
(May 30, 2016; posted May 26, 2016)

United Queens Lodge #175 presents Tie to GC Steven Kohn
(Photos; May 26, 2016; posted May 26, 2016)

Genesis Lodge #64 presents the Gavel to GC Steven Kohn
(Photos; May 25, 2016; posted May 26, 2016)

The Pythian Knight Magazine
(May, 2016; posted May 24, 2016)

Friendship, Benevolence Charity Supreme Vice Chancellor Sir Alan Krell, Supreme Lodge Knights of Pythias (from NYS and FDR Lodge #613) visits the Grand Lodge of Italy
(YouTube video, SVC Krell speaks at 1:09:54; May 18, 2016; posted June 17, 2016)

3rd Pythian District Deputy Dinner for DGC Lee Cushman
(Photos; May 16, 2016; posted May 22, 2016)

FDR Lodge 613 "Shields" GC Steven Kohn
(May 13, 2016; posted May 14, 2016)

FDR Lodge 613 "Shields" GC Steven Kohn
(Photos; May 13, 2016; posted May 14, 2016)

Dokeys Support Rockland Meals on Wheels
(May 5, 2016; posted May 8, 2016)

Homecoming for CDGC Brian Kohn hosted by Majestic Lodge #109
(Photos; May 4, 2016; posted May 6, 2016)

Salaam and Habibi Temples DOKK honor Grand Chancellor
(May 1, 2016; updated May 8, 2016)

Supreme Treasurer Alan Ast Surprised with Golden Spur at Deputy's Homecoming hosted by Ramapo Lodge #485
(April 15, 2016; posted April 16, 2016)

Presentation of Knight of the Golden Spur to Supreme Treasurer Alan Ast and Homecoming of ACDGC Harvey Rosenshein hosted by Ramapo Lodge #485
(Photos; April 15, 2016; posted April 16, 2016)

Did you know Pythians rock?
(April 12, 2016; posted April 21, 2016)

Homecoming for ACDGC Jeffrey Drucker hosted by South Shore Lodge #614
(Photos; April 11, 2016; updated April 30, 2016)

The Red Jacket to Grand Chancellor Steven Kohn presented by Mid-Island and Alliance East Meadow Lodges
(Photos; April 7, 2016; posted April 10, 2016)

The Blue Jacket to Grand Chancellor Steven Kohn presented by the 46th District which also recognized each of its Lodge's Man of the Year
(Photos; March 21, 2016; updated April 4, 2016)

DGCs Errol McDonald & Larry Migdel honored at Dinner by 72nd District
(Photos; March 20, 2016; updated April 4, 2016)

A Lesson for us All; Pythians Support Special Needs Basketball Program
(March 20, 2016; posted April 20, 2016)

Grand Chancellor Steve Kohn receives Red Collar from Majestic Lodge #109
(Photos; March 16, 2015; posted April 4, 2016)

Marvin Master Memorial Blood Drive
(February 28, 2016; posted April 4, 2016)

Coats For Kids 2015/ Pythians Provide for Those In Need
(December 5, 2015; posted April 30, 2016)

Homecoming for DGC Lee Cushman at Mid Island Lodge #828
(Photos; December 3, 2015; posted December 13, 2015)

Homecoming for DGC Stuart Teicher at Majestic Lodge #109
(Photos; December 2, 2015; posted December 13, 2015)

The Pythian Knight Magazine
(December, 2015; posted April 16, 2016)

72nd District honors Grand Chancellor Steven Kohn
(Photos; November 20, 2015)

Harmony Lodge #709 Presents Blue Jacket to CDGC Brian Kohn
(Photos; November 9, 2015)

Grand Chancellor Steven Kohn Receives Red Jogging Jacket from the 2nd District
(October 26, 2015; posted April 4, 2016)

A very Worthy Pythian Honored by Wendell Willkie Lodge #473: PSR Sir Morty Hirsh receives the 22nd PGC Sir Stanley Brown Memorial Award
(Photos; September 25, 2015)

2015 Knights on Wheels 72nd Pythian District sponsored a day of fun, games and food for people of all ages with special needs
(Photos; September 20, 2015; posted October 2, 2015)

Supreme Chancellor mandate filling the position of Associate Supreme Tribune through December 31, 2015
(July 29, 2015; posted August 14, 2015)

Pythian Day of Divine Worship set for September 11, 12, 13
(July 28, 2015; posted August 4, 2015)

Grand Lodge Investiture at Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation
(Photos; July 23, 2015; posted July 28, 2015)

The convention of outgoing Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross and election of Grand Chancellor Steven Kohn at Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey
(Photos; June 29 - July 2, 2015; posted July 7, 2015)

Dinner for Grand Chief Cindy Nathanson
(Photos; June 15, 2015; posted June 19, 2015)

Homecoming for Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross at Majestic Lodge #109
(Photos; June 10, 2015; posted June 14, 2015)

Rex Lodge #551 presents the Swords of Defense/Lady of the Knight to the Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross and "Grand Lady" Estelle Ross
(Photos; June 2, 2015; posted June 4, 2015)

Humanitarian Fund Brunch
(Photos; May 31, 2015)

Night of Gavel hosted at Genesis Lodge #64
Genesis Lodge presents Grand Chancellor Robert Ross with the gavel he will use to open and close his final convention.
(Photos; May 27, 2015; posted May 31, 2015)

Knight of the Shield to Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross presented by FDR Lodge 613
(Photos; May 8, 2015; posted May 11, 2015)

Homecoming for both CDGC Randy Silverman and ACDGC Steve Gold hosted at Pelham Brotherhood, University, Co-op City Lodge #616
(Photos; May 1, 2015; posted May 2, 2015)

35th Anniversary Dinner for Yorktown Lodge #859 and Blue Jacket Presentation to Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross
(Photos; April 20, 2015; posted April 21, 2015)

35th Anniversary Dinner for Yorktown Lodge #859
(Photos; April 18, 2015; posted April 19, 2015)

72nd District Deputy Luncheon for Harvey Rosenshein hosted by Ramapo Lodge #485
(Photos; April 12, 2015; posted April 19, 2015)

Homecoming of ACDGC Michael DiBlasio at Mid Island Lodge #828
(Photos; March 19, 2015; updated April 19, 2015)

Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross receives Red Collar from Majestic Lodge #109
(Photos; March 18, 2015; posted April 9, 2015)

Pancake Breakfast supporting Servicemen's & Women's Committee sponsored by Knights of Pythias Humanitarian Fund
(Photos; March 15, 2015; posted April 9, 2015)

Homecoming for DGC Harvey Rosenshein at Ramapo Lodge #485
(Photos; December 19, 2014; posted December 21, 2014)

Coats For Kids Pythians Provide for Those In Need
(Photos; December 6, 2014; posted December 8, 2014)

Coats For Kids/Pythians Provide for Those In Need
(December 6, 2014; posted December 8, 2014)

Homecoming for DGC Leonard Posner at Esquire Goodfellowship Lodge #634
(Photos; December 2, 2014; posted December 8, 2014)

2nd District presents the Red Winter Jacket to Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross
(Photos; November 24, 2014; posted November 25, 2014)

Grand Chancellor's Message at Yorktown Lodge #859
(Photos; November 19, 2014; posted November 22, 2014)

Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross honored by 72nd District
(Photos; November 17, 2014; posted November 22, 2014)

Homecoming for DGC Eric Platt at Genesis Lodge #64
(Photos; November 12, 2014; posted November 16, 2014)

Blue (Jogging) Jacket presented to Chief Deputy Grand Chancellor Randy Silverman honored by Harmony Lodge #709
Additional Photos by Jerry Silver
(Photos; November 10, 2014; posted November 11, 2014)

Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross honored by Ramapo Lodge #485
(Photos; November 7, 2014; posted November 11, 2014)

WWI Veterans Monument Rededication at Central Park & 150th Anniversary commemoration of Knights of Pythias
November 8, 2014)

Grand Chancellor Sir Robert Ross honored by Esquire-Goodfellowship Lodge #635
(Photos; November 4, 2014; updated November 8, 2014)

46th District Deputies Dinner honoring PDGC Keith Karon & PDGC Ernest Brugueras
(Photos; October 30, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

p>Knights of Pythias Honor Hero Who Saved Lives; Fraternal & Charitable Order rededicate Monument to Peter Woodland
(News Advisory; October 16, 2013; updated April 16, 2017)

GS Marc Bochner receives Stanley Brown Memorial Award at Wendell-Wilkie Lodge #473
(Photos; October 24, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

72nd District Annual PDGC Sidney Edelson Charitable Fund Luncheon
(Photos; October 19, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

New City Orangetown Lodge #854 receives the Grand Chancellor's Message
(Photos; October 14, 2014; updated April 4, 2016)

Grand Chancellor's Message at Lakes Region Lodge #863
(Photos; October 8, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Grand Chancellor's Message at King Solomon Utopia Lodge #400
(Photos; October 2, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Pythian Sisters Sendoff for Grand Chief Cindy Nathanson, Grand Protector Rose Coulson, and Grand Guard JoAnn Gundersen at Keystone-Sutter Temple
(Photos; September 29, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Pythians Support Special Olympics. Grand Secretary Marc Bochner presents check from Grand Lodge at Cantiague Park
(September 27, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Grand Chancellor's Message at Ramapo Lodge #485
(Photos; September 19, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Grand Chancellor's Message by DCG Andy Sortino at Mid-Island Lodge #828
(Photos; September 18, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Knights on Wheels 72nd Pythian District sponsored a day of fun, games and food for people of all ages with special needs (many FDR Lodge #613 dual members holding Grand or Supreme Lodge positions attended)
(Photos; September 14, 2014; posted September 16, 2014)

Knickerbocker Lodge#510 90th Anniversary Celebration
(Photos; September 13, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

FDR Lodge 613 receives the Grand Chancellor's Message delivered by Deputy Grand Chancellor Eric Platt
(Photos; September 12, 2014; posted September 13, 2014)

Grand Chancellor's Message & Installation of Officers at Knickerbocker Lodge #510
(Photos; September 11, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Grand Chancellor's Message at Genesis Lodge #64 delivered by Deputy Grand Chancellor Eric Platt
(Photos; September 10, 2014; posted April 4, 2016)

Grand Chancellor's Message at Pelham Brotherhood University Co-Op City Lodge #616
(Photos; September 5, 2014; posted April 4, 2016)

Pythians Support Veterans & Armed Forces Members. Cyclones Games fundraiser support Veterans and Serviceman & Woman's Fund.
(August 22, 2014; posted November 2, 2014)

Nassau County Recognizes The 150th Anniversary Of The Pythian Order
(August 8, 2014; updated April 4, 2016)

FDR Members elected to influential Supreme Lodge Positions. Alan Krell, Supreme VC; Alan Ast, Supreme Treas.
(August 6, 2014)

Knight of the Shield to Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill presented by FDR Lodge 613
(Photos; May 9, 2014; posted May 10, 2014)

Dinner in honor of DGC Michael DiBlasio
(Photos; April 30, 2014; updated April 4, 2016)

The Blue Jacket to Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill presented by the 46th District
(Photos; April 28, 2014; updated April 4, 2016)

The Red Jacket to Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill presented by Mid Island Lodge
(Photos; April 24, 2014; updated April 4, 2016)

Honor for Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill hosted by Habibi Temple #72
(Photos; March 31, 2014; updated April 4, 2016)

Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Knights of Pythias Humanitarian Fund Tom's Restaurant Coney Island (Pics of many FDR brothers, fellow pythians and their wives)
(Photos; March 30, 2014)

Honor for Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill hosted by Yorktown Lodge
(Photos; March 12, 2014; updated April 4, 2016)

Supreme Chancellor's Certificate of Honor awarded to PACDGC/ Grand Tribune Corey Bearak
(February 2014, posted April 12, 2014)

Homecoming for DGC Keith Karon hosted by Esquire GoodFellowship Lodge
(Photos; December 3, 2013; updated April 4, 2016)

Honor for Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill hosted by Ramapo and New City Lodges
(Photos; November 26, 2013, 2013; updated April 4, 2016)

Honor for Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill hosted by Esquire GoodFellowship Lodge
(Photos; November 5, 2013, 2013; updated April 4, 2016)

Homecoming for DGC Steve Gold hosted by Pelham Brotherhood University Co-op City #616
(Photos; November 1, 2013, 2013; updated April 4, 2016)

Grand Chancellor Erwin Grill receives the Red Jogging Jacket and Sir Jordan Levy receives the Harnett Award from Harmony Lodge
(Photos; October 28, 2013; updated April 4, 2016)

72 District Pacemaker Luncheon at Lobster Box
(Photos; October 27, 2013; updated April 4, 2016)

GP Steven Kohn receives Stanley Brown Memorial Award at Wendell-Wilkie Lodge #473
(Photos; September 27, 2013; updated April 4, 2016)

2013 Knights on Wheels 72nd Pythian District sponsored a day of fun, games and food for people of all ages with special needs
(Photos; September 22, 2013)

Grand Chancellor Craig Shink's Convention at the Villa Roma. (FDR is proud of its GC!)
(Photos; July 8-11, 2013; updated July 14, 2013)

Homecoming for Grand Chancellor Craig Shink hosted by FDR Lodge #613
(Photos; June 25, 2013, 2013; updated June 26, 2013)

Ramapo Lodge #485 Installation of Officers
(Photos; June 21, 2013; updated June 23, 2013)

Pelham Brotherhood University Co-op City #616 Installation of Officers
(Photos; June 14, 2013; updated June 17, 2013)

New City Orangetown #854 Installation of Officers by DGC Mike Perl
(Photos; June 11, 2013; updated June 17, 2013)

Pythian Membership Update Review how we meet our 2012-2013 new member goals
(updated May, 2013)

Grand Chancellor's Dinner honoring Grand Chancellor Craig Shink
(Photos; June 8, 2013, 2013; updated June 9, 2013)

Bethpage H.S. thanks Pythians Letter to CDGC David Stanger
(June 7, 2013, 2013; updated June 9, 2013)

Testimonial for Grand Chief Sheila Gerstein & DGC Debra Ruth Kohn of Pythian Sisters
(Photos; June 4, 2013, 2013; updated June 8, 2013)

Centereach H.S. thanks Pythian Youth Commission Letter to ACDGC Norman Green
(June 1, 2013, 2013; updated June 17, 2013)

Pythian Humanitarian Fund Brunch in support of Pythian Charities
(Photos; June 2, 2013)

L.I. Pythian Council Dinner honoring its President Grand (Lodge) Secretary Marc Bochner
(Photos; May 30, 2013; updated June 1, 2013)

Genesis Lodge #64 presents the Gavel to Grand Chancellor Craig Shink
(Photos; May 29, 2013)

2nd District Dinner Honoring DGC Joel West
(Photos; May 28, 2013; updated May 29, 2013)

Our Troops thank New York's Pythians for their Support
(Memorial Day, May 27, 2013)

Lakes Region #863 Installation of Officers by DGC Mike Perl
(Photos; May 22, 2013; updated May 23, 2013)

52nd District Dinner in Honor of DGC Arthur Peckerman
(Photos; May 21, 2013)

Appreciation Dinner for PACDGC Sir Joe Dorn hosted by Wendell Willkie Lodge #473
(Photos; May 19, 2013)

Pythians thanked for Supporting Our Troops
(May 18, 2013)

Dinner for DGC Michael Perl hosted by Pelham Brotherhood University Co-op City #616
(Photos; May 17, 2013; posted May 18, 2013)

Pythians Support Storm Damaged Brooklyn School
(May 16, 2013; posted June 8, 2013)

FDR Lodge #613 presents the Shield to Grand Chancellor Craig Shink
(Photos; May 10, 2013)

United Queens Lodge #175 presents Tie to Grand Chancellor Craig Shink & Jacket to Past Grand Chancellor Bob Kaufman
(Photos; May 9, 2013; posted May 10, 2013)

Homecoming for Chief Deputy Grand Chancellor David Stanger hosted by Genesis Lodge #64
(Photos; May 8, 2013; posted May 9, 2013)

Scholarship Night hosted by New City Orangetown Lodge #854
(Photos; May 7, 2013; posted May 8, 2013)

Dinner for DGC Ed Winters & Ron Amkraut hosted by Alliance East Meadow Lodge #774
(Photos; May 5, 2013; posted May 6, 2013)

Homecoming for ACDGC Robert Banks hosted by North Shore Lodge #824
(Photos; April 30, 2013; posted May 1, 2013)

Grand Chancellor Craig Shink receives Red Jacket from 2nd District & Blue Jacket from 46th District
(Photos; April 29, 2013; posted April 30, 2013)

Certificate of Appreciation from NYS State Senator Martin Golden presented to Knights of Pythias for your dedication and efforts on behalf of the people of our community on this Volunteer Appreciation Night
(April 25, 2013; posted May 7, 2013)

A Word from the Domain of the New York Grand Chancellor Craig Shink's message to the Domain of Massachusetts
(April 18, 2013)

Rex Lodge #551 presented the Sword of the Defense to Grand Chancellor Craig Shink & Lady of the Knight to Amy Shink
(Photos; April 16, 2013; posted April 17, 2013)

Majestic Lodge #109 Presented the Red Collar to the Grand Chancellor Craig Shink
(Photos; April 15, 2013; posted April 21, 2013)

Mid Island Lodge #828 presented Red Jacket to Grand Chancellor Craig Shink
(Photos; March 28, 2013; posted March 31, 2013)

Pythians Install New York's Alan Ast as Supreme Treasurer
(March 22, 2013; posted March 30, 2013)

Homecoming for ACDGC Randy Silverman hosted by Pelham Brotherhood University Co-op City #616
(Photos; March 15,2013)

Pythians Recognize Nassau Public Servants for Charitable Efforts Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano honored; County Officials Walter and Nevin and Toys for Tots chair Gilbride appointed to State Lodge #1 positions.
(February 28, 2013; posted March 4, 2013)

February 17 - 24, 2013 - a Week of Pythian Recognition proclaimed...as a tribute to our Great Order's 149th Birthday
(February 14, 2013)

RIP - EIK: Pythians Remember Our Mayor
(February 4, 2013)

Peter Woodland - A Pythian Hero
View the Peter Woodland Memorial Restoration Project brochure
(January 31, 2013)

Esquire Good Fellowship Lodge #635 Honors Grand Chancellor Craig Shink
(Photos; January 15, 2013)

Pythians Provide Toys and Food to those affected by Sandy
(December 1, 2012; updated May 11, 2013)

Coats For Kids/ Pythians Provide for Those In Need
(December 1, 2012)

Pythians Recognize Eagle Scout
(November 24, 2012; updated May 11, 2013)

Pythians Provide Hurricane Relief
(November 17, 2012; updated May 11, 2013)

Homecoming from Deputy Grand Chancellor Mike Perl
(Photos; November 16, 2012)

Pythians Collect Supplies & Cash for those affected by Sandy
(November 10, 2012; updated May 11, 2013)

Pythians Organize Hurricane Relief
(November 8, 2012; updated May 11, 2013)

Pythian Humanitarian Fund presents West Point Black Knights vs. Air Force Falcons RSVPs by Jul 10
(November 3, 2012)

Two Worthy Pythians Honored by Wendell Willkie Lodge #473: PDSC Sir Kenneth Danker receives the 19th PGC Sir Stanley Brown Memorial Award and PGC Roger Siegel earns the Golden Spur
(Photos; October 26, 2012)

Yorktown #859 receives the Grand Chancellor's message from Deputy Grand Chancellor Mike Perl
(Photos; October 24, 2012)

Ramapo Lodge #485 honors Grand Chancellor Craig Shink
(Photos; October 19, 2012)

Life Memberships for PACDGC Corey Bearak and PDGC Mark Abramsky awarded by FDR Lodge #613
(Photos; October 12, 2012)

Please support the Pythian Team at the JDRF Walkathon, Sunday, October 14, 2012 (10:00 a.m.) Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens. Pythians are walking in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Use this link to donate and support a Pythian "walker".
(October 14, 2012)

72nd Pythian District Pacemaker Luncheon
(Photos; September 30, 2012)

2012 Knights on Wheels 72nd Pythian District sponsored a day of fun, games and food for people of all ages with special needs
(Photos; September 9, 2012)

2012 Knights on Wheels
(September 9, 2012)

Pythians Support Our Troops
(September 8, 2012)

Pythian Camp Afternoon of Mini-Golf & Family Fun
(Photos; August 26, 2012

Pythian Camp Afternoon of Mini-Golf & Family Fun Help send Under Privileged Kids to Camp; Play 18 Holes of Mini-Golf and enjoy a BBQ Lunch
(August 26, 2012)

Grand Lodge (NY) Pythian Investiture at Marathon Jewish Community Center, Little Neck Queens
(July 16, 2012)

Grand Lodge (NY) Convention at Villa Roma in the Catskills #2
(Photos; July 13, 2012)

Grand Lodge (NY) Convention at Villa Roma in the Catskills #1
(Photos; July 13, 2012)

Homecoming for Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman hosted by FDR Lodge #613
(Photos; June 19, 2012)

Installation of Officers at New City Orangetown Lodge #854
(Photos; June 12, 2012)

Pythian Lodge recognized for Communicating to members
(June 12, 2012)

Grand Chancellor's dinner honoring Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman & Past Grand Chancellor/Grand Treasurer Alan Ast
(Photos; June 9, 2012)

Homecoming for Chief Deputy Grand Chancellor Barry Weiner at Esquire Good Fellowship Lodge #635
View more pictures here
(Photos; June 5, 2012)

The Gavel presented to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman by Genesis Lodge #64
(Photos; May 30, 2012)

Dinner honoring DGCs Mark Abramsky & Sheldon Wertman hosted by the 4th and 52nd Pythian Districts
(Photos; May 22, 2012)

Swords of Defense presented to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman hosted by Rex Lodge #551
(Photos; May 15, 2012)

Harmony Lodge #709 presents Blue Jacket to Chief Deputy Grand Chancellor Barry Weiner
(Photos; May 14, 2012)

Knight of the Shield presented to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman and Knight of the Knight to Grand Secretary Irving Kleiman hosted by FDR Lodge #613
(Photos; May 11, 2012)

United Queens Lodge #175 presents Tie & Jacket to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman
(Photos; May 10, 2012)

Homecoming forACDGC Don Rosenberg at Yorktown Lodge #859
(Photos; May 9, 2012)

Grand Lodge Humanitarian Fund Brunch
(Photos; May 6, 2012)

Island Lodge #623 presents slacks to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman
(May 2, 2012)

Pythians Asked to Help -- Pythian Spouse needs Liver -- Fast
(April 23, 2012)

Homecoming for ACDGC Jeremy Seideman at Majestic Lodge #109
(April 4, 2012)

Dinner honoring DGC Fred Peltz hosted by the 72nd Pythian District
(March 27, 2012)

Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation Benefit In Honor of Stan Waller for Ronald McDonald House organized by FDR Lodge #613
(Photos; March 24, 2012)

Homecoming for ACDGC Corey Bearak at FDR Lodge #613
(Photos; March 23, 2012)

Red Jacket presentation to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman and Grand Secretary Irving Kleiman hosted by Mid Island Lodge #828
(Photos; March 22, 2012)

Homecoming for ACDGC Scott Geffon at Alliance-East Meadow Lodge #774
(Photos; March 20, 2012)

Blue Jacket presentation to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman and Grand Secretary Irving Kleiman hosted by 46th (Pythian) District
(Photos; March 19, 2012)

Red Collar presentation to Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman hosted by Majestic Lodge #109
(Photos; March 7, 2012)

Lady of the Knight presentation to Renae Kaufman, the beloved of Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman hosted by Rex Lodge #552
(Photos; March 6, 2012)

46th District NCCA Tournament March Madness pool
(March 4, 2012)

Pythians thanked for Supporting Our Troops
(March 4, 2012)

Wendell Willkie Lodge #473 presented the 18th PGC Sir Stanley Brown Award to PDGC Herbert Gold
(Photos; March 2, 2012)

Genesis Lodge #64 Knights of Pythias Aids in Pythian Food Drive
(February 26, 2012)

Long Island Pythian Council Hosts Three-in-One Rank for 7 New Pythians
(February 5, 2012)

Homecoming for Deputy Grand Chancellor Sheldon Wertman at Esquire-Good Fellowship Lodge #635
(Photos; December 20, 2011)

Pythians Warm the hearts of Children Help out at Annual Party at St. Mary's Hospital
(December 11, 2011)

Homecoming for Deputy Grand Chancellor Mark Abramsky at FDR Lodge
(Photos; December 9, 2011)

Deputy Grand Chancellor Fred Peltz Delivers Grand Chancellor Robert Kaufman's Message at Yorktown Lodge
(Photos; November 10, 2011)

Knights on Wheels
Members of the 72nd Pythian District, with the help of Members of the Grand Council and other Pythians, ran the annual Knights on Wheels at Geomands Park in West Nyack. Started in 1997, this annual event brings together physically and mentally challenged adults -- many in wheel chairs -- for a day of outdoor fun in Rockland county.
(September 18, 2011)

Marine Corps League Presents Flag to Grand Lodge
The Marine Corps League-North Shore Queens Detachment presented the Grand Lodge a United States Flag in recognition of the packages being sent to our Troops by the Veterans and Servicemen Committee. The Flag was Flown over Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan on Independence Day, July 4, 2011.
(July 12, 2011)

2011 Convention
Photo and Slide Show by Randy Silverman
(July 2011)

Past Grand Chancellor Michael Sukenick Surprised at Homecoming with Golden Spur
(June 14, 2011)

7th Annual Pythian Golf Outing Supports Juvenile Diabetes Research
The New York Knights of Pythias Diabetes Research Association held its 7th Annual PDSC David Applebaum Golf Outing to Benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation on June 11, 2011 raising over $9,000
(June 11, 2011)

FDR Lodge Hosts Three-in-One Rank
FDR Lodge #613 initiated seven new Pythians, including six new FDR members, at a Three-in-One Rank held at its Castle Hall
(March 20, 2011)

City Harvest recognizes Pythian Food Donations
City Harvest recognized 2nd 46th District Lodges for Food donations - an effort organized by DGCs Jeremy Seideman and Brian Kohn. Each Lodge received a Thank You letter and Certificate (such as those received by FDR Lodge)
(June 28, 2011)

Knights of Pythias Recognizes Corey Bearak for Community Service
Pythian Corey Bearak (FDR Lodge #613 (Brooklyn) received the Supreme Chancellor's Certificate of Honor for volunteer service in the community based on an estimated 1500 hours as a volunteer at nine organizations that serve the community, its seniors and youth.
(February 7, 2011)

Pythian Food Drive
With the help of Deputy Grand Chancellor Brian Kohn (46th District), Jeremy rallied the lodges in Brooklyn, and they have collected over 600 lbs of food in a few short weeks to donate to City Harvest for the holidays.
(December 28, 2010)


Yorktown Lodge honors GC Sukenick

Grand Chancellor Michael Sukenick was honored with Honorary membership in Yorktown Lodge #704
(December 8, 2010)

Pythians Support Our Troops
Members of the Knights of Pythias, Pythian Sisters and the Marine Corps League of Whitestone packed boxes to be sent to our troops overseas.
(October 25, 2010)

Pythians Walk to Cure Diabetes
many Pythians raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) by walking in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. Pythians from from throughout New York supported Grand Lodge's effort on behalf of finding a cure for Juvenile Diabetes.
(October 24, 2010)

Nassau County Recognizes Pythians
(August 13, 2010)

Pythian Diabetes Research Assoc. Goes to Cyclone Game
The Knights of Pythias Diabetes Research Association attended a Brooklyn Cyclone’s game at MCU Stadium to raise funds to help support research to find a cure to Diabetes
(July 31, 2010)

Oyster Bay Town Recognizes Pythians
Mid-Island Lodge #828 Knights of Pythias of Massapequa and our Grand Lodge council officers of the State of New York were honored to be recognized as we celebrated Pythian Recognition Night, on July 24, 2010 at John J. Burns Park Massapequa, NY.
(July 24, 2010)

Pythians Golf to Benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research
the Knights of Pythias Diabetes Research Association, in conjunction with the Grand Lodge Sports Committee, held its 6th annual PDSC David Applebaum Golf Outing to Benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
(June 12, 2010)

Pythians Barbecue for the handicapped
The Knights of Pythias remains an order based on Friendship, Charity and Benevolence. Its Grand Lodge in New York and local Pythian lodges are involved across their communities. Helping out at a Barbecue for handicapped individuals is but one example of Pythian Altruism.
(June 12, 2010)

Pythians Recognized on Blood Drive
New York Blood Services and Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef honored Pythians Peter A. Schoen and Alan H. Reiman for their work with blood drives.
(June 11, 2010)

North Shore Lodge Supports Pythian Servicemen and Veterans Committee
North Shore Lodge #824 held a fundraiser event honoring Tony Mercado as Man of the Year. All the proceeds from the event including the raffle were donated to the Humanitarian Fund to support the Servicemen and Veterans Committee program to pay for postage of packages being sent to our soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan and other parts of the world.
(May 16, 2010)

Campers Thank Pythian Camp
Pythian Camp has a long tradition of sending underprivileged children to summer camp. View some thank yous from campers.
(April 19, 2010)

New City-Orangetown Lodge Scholarship Night
New City-Orangetown Lodge held its annual Scholarship Night. Scholarship awards were given to ten deserving high school seniors. In order to considered, the student must meet certain academic requirements, have substantial community service, and write an essay on friendship, charity and benevolence.
(April, 27, 2010)

Hon. Dennis Dunne Sr. Installed as Special Deputy Grand Chancellor
Grand Chancellor Jerry Bernzweig installed Nassau County Legislator Dennis Dunne Sr. as a Special Deputy Grand Chancellor.
(February 28, 2010)

JDRF Walk Award Presentation
Grand Prelate Robert Kaufman attended the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Walk Award Presentations to accept a Gold Level Award on behalf the Knights of Pythias of the Domain of New York which contributed over $15,000 to the JDRF during 2009
(February 12, 2010)

Pythian Dr. Smoller Fund Supports MJG
The Dr. Morris Smoller Social Service Fund benefits NYS Pythians and their families. The fund, established in memory of Dr. Morris Smoller, was established in 1983. New York's Grand Lodge routinely presents checks from the Smoller Fund to New York health care icons. One of the many health care institutions supported by The Dr. Morris Smoller Social Services Fund is the Metropolitan Jewish Geriatrics (MJG).
January 6, 2010

Eagle Scout Court of Honor
The Pythian Boy Scout Connection works with local Boy Scout Troops to recognize newly created Eagle Scouts. On December 4, 2009, Grand Vice Chancellor Michael Sukenick attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor sponsored by Troop 301 in St. James, New York.
(December 4, 2009)

Knights donate toys to Kids
Many lodges in the New York Order (Grand Lodge) of Knights of Pythias distribute toys each holiday season at various hospital. Profiled below are two recent examples. The Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan Habibi Temple 72 donated toys to the Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center in Orangeburg. Representatives from the Knights of Pythias delivered toys at Winthrop Hospital from the Dixie Fund on Thanksgiving morning, November 26, 2009.
(November - December, 2009)

Pythian Smoller Fund Support Health Care Institutions
The Dr. Morris Smoller Social Service Fund, established in memory of Dr. Morris Smoller, had its beginning in 1983. The fund benefits NYS Pythians and their families. New York's Grand Lodge presented checks from the Smoller Fund to two New York health icons in November and one in December. The donations represent but a handful of the funds distributed by Smoller. Past Grand Chancellor Allan Greenberg and Past Deputy Supreme Chancellor Sir Jordan Levy presented a check from the Smoller Fund to the Metropolitan Jewish Home and Hospice, November 2. Grand Vice Chancellor Michael Sukenick and Past Chief Deputy Grand Chancellor Ron Klare presented a Smoller Fund donation to Cavalry Hospital in The Bronx, November 27. On December 7, Supreme Representative-Alternate Janet Levy (Pythian Sisters), Supreme Representative-Elect Sir Jordan Levy, and Sir Alan Krell presented a check from the Smoller Fund to the Sephardic Home.
(November-December 2009)

Walk to Cure Diabetes
Pythians from from throughout New York supported Grand Lodge's effort on behalf of finding a cure for Juvenile Diabetes. Each fall, many Pythians raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) by walking in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. The Grand Lodge and local lodges have raised tens of thousands of dollars in support of JDRF.
(October 25, 2009)

Pythian Bruce Nelson honored for Volunteer Service
Past Assistant Deputy to the Chief Deputy Grand Chancellor Bruce Nelson receives the Supreme Chancellor's Volunteer Award at the upstate investiture from Grand Vice Chancellor Mike Sukenick.
(October 18, 2009)

Bubbie's Knight Out
It was a cold and raining night, October 15, 200,9 when Rex Solomon Utopia Lodge #400 honored the wife, Bubbie Bernzweig, of Grand Chancellor Jerry Bernzweig.
(October 15, 2009)

Special Olympics
Grand Chancellor Jerry Bernzweig (center) with the Staten Island All Stars at the New York City Special Olympics
(September 26, 2009)

Congressman DGC Peter King
Congressman Peter King (above left) was sworn in as a Deputy Grand Chancellor for the Domain of New York by Grand Master at Arms Craig Shink.
(September 15, 2009 )

Town of Oyster Recognizes Pythians
Members of Mid Island Lodge, the Grand Council and Grand Temple celebrated Pythian Recognition Night at John J.Burns Park in Massapequa, NY, Saturday, August 8, 2009.
(August 8, 2009)

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