Masonic News w/e 17th December 2010 – Tim Bryce

RECENT MASONIC NEWS:

NOTE:┬áBrothers and Friends – this will be my last posting of the Masonic Weekly Digest as my responsibilities are changing thereby precluding me from devoting the time necessary to put this together. I don’t know precisely how long I made these postings but I hope it shed further light on the fraternity.

Former Grand Master explains decision to expel Mason
Charleston Gazette – WV, USA – Dec 10th
http://sundaygazettemail.com/News/201012100855

‘Christmas Carol’ comes to Asheville’s Masonic Temple
Asheville Citizen-Times – NC, USA – Dec 10th
http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20101210/ENT/312100025/1005/ENT

Toy drives: Brighten someone’s holiday season
SILive.com – NY, USA – Dec 10th
http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2010/12/toy_drives_brighten_someones_h.html

Former Masonic grand master denies allegations of racism
Charleston Gazette – WV, USA – Dec 10th
http://wvgazette.com/News/201012091119

Fayette judge becomes Worshipful Master
Connellsville Daily Courier – PA, USA – Dec 11th
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/dailycourier/s_713352.html

Masonic Lodge Honors Citizen, Mason Of The Year
Sidney Sun Telegraph – NE, USA – Dec 11th
http://www.suntelegraph.com/cms/news/story-204817.html

Javea Freemasonry opens its doors
Euro Weekly News – Spain – Dec 12th
http://www.euroweeklynews.com/news/costa-blanca-north/javea-freemasonry-opens-its-doors.html

Masonic Lodge No. 55
Patch – CA, USA – Dec 13th
http://suisuncity.patch.com/articles/masonic-lodge-no-55

Christmas for children
Fort Dodge Messenger – IA, USA – Dec 14th
http://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/535116/Christmas-for-children.html?nav=5010

Officers installed by Wick Lodge 481
Youngstown Vindicator – OH, USA – Dec 14th
http://www.vindy.com/news/2010/dec/14/officers-installed-wick-lodge-481/

The Masons record a firstas 3 brothers take top posts
Modesto Bee – CA, USA – Dec 14th
http://www.modbee.com/2010/12/13/1470725/the-masons-record-a-firstas-3.html

Masons broke own rules, lawyer argues in closing
Charleston Gazette – WV, USA – Dec 14th
http://wvgazette.com/News/201012141129

Freemasons keep to strong fundamental base
Grand Forks Gazette – BC, Canada – Dec 15th
http://www.bclocalnews.com/kootenay_rockies/grandforksgazette/community/111951164.html

New York State Fines Dumont Masonic Nursing Home of New Rochelle $20000
Talk of the Sound – NY, USA – Dec 15th
http://www.newrochelletalk.com/content/new-york-state-fines-dumont-masonic-nursing-home-new-rochelle-20000

Jury sides with Grand Lodge in Mason expulsion case
Charleston Gazette – WV, USA – Dec 15th
http://wvgazette.com/News/201012150820

Jury finds Masons not guilty in case
Daily Mail – Charleston, WV, USA – Dec 15th
http://www.dailymail.com/News/201012150813

Masons’ program inspires kids to read
Napa Valley Register – CA, USA – Dec 16th
http://napavalleyregister.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_288e301c-08db-11e0-a9e6-001cc4c03286.html

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