Volume LXVII
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"Heard It On F-2"
February 20, 2016

Presidents Corner
          FYI- Scholarship applications need to be in no later than 3/15/2016 for this year’s drawing.  All full time or part-time children, grandchildren or great grandchildren of ACTIVE members are eligible. The John and Isabelle Barry Scholarship fund awarded ten (10) $1000.00 scholarships last year and appears to on track for the same amount this year. One each is awarded in memory of John & Isabelle Barry, one is awarded in memory of John Biscardi, one is awarded in Honor of Jim Woods Sr, as well as 6 others. You may submit one for each eligible applicant. If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni duty desk.
          The latest edition of the Alumni newsletter is available on our website. We are only mailing newsletters who those members who do not have an e-mail address on file. If this creates a hardship for anyone, please let us know. This change will amount to a substantial savings of alumni funds.
          Jack Scott, President

Good & Welfare
Retired Marine Bureau Lt. Mike Ryan would like to hear from members, especially in the Boca Raton area 561-447-0888. Mike’s son is in law enforcement in Broward County.      

 SCPD Highway Patrol Mobilization Luncheon
Details: Thursday March 24, 2016 1pm
Where:  Beach Front Grill, 2444 S Ocean Shore Blvd (a1a)
Flagler Beach FL 32136, 
RSVP any questions to Ron Cammarata 1-386-492-4576
2016 Alumni Picnic  More Information

Third Precinct Fellowship St. Patty's Warm-Up

Join the 3rd Pct Fellowship for their St. Patty's Warm-Up at Lily Flanagans, 528 Main St., Islip on March 7th from 5:30 - 10:30 PM.  No charge for 3rd Pct fellowship members.  Donations will be accepted at the door - $20 minimum requested, $40 for escorted guests.  All proceeds to benefit 3rd Pct PO Tom Kennelly's son - Port Authority PO Jame Kennelly and 3rd Pct PO Paula Donnelly.

Fifth Precinct Retiree Luncheon
There will be a Fifth Precinct Retiree Luncheon on Wednesday, 2/24/16, 1300 hours, at the Triangle Pub in Eastport.

Tom Cardaci (

FL Happenings February 2016 Web Site Column

January 2016 - Click Here

Mobilization Drill At Sea Information
The price and the special of pick two perks has been extended. Otherwise, its just pick one.  If you are considering booking, do so while the special is on. Prices change all the time and they could go up after the end of the month or sooner.  Deposit is totally refundable until final payment, which is not due till mid-December.  The travel agent is available for calls and bookings over the weekends.  When you do book, please send George and I your names, email, addresses and cabin numbers.  There will be a memento made and this information is needed.  In addition, its our way of keeping you informed about get togethers, hotels, tours, dining venues, etc.

6th Precinct Cops Who Care Steak and Cigar Night

Emerald Society News
The 255th NYC Saint Patrick s Day Parade will be held on Thursday March 17, 2016. The internal Parade Committee controversies aside, this year s parade will be a very special event as the Irish commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rebellion. No better man to lead us up Fifth Avenue than our 2016  Irishman of the Year  Gerry Finlay, a true Irish patriot. The post parade party will be held at the  Saloon  on York Avenue and 84th Street. $60 pp.
Our annual Emerald Society Dinner Dance will be on Saturday April 16, 2016 at the West Lake Inn in Patchogue. The evening will commence with a cocktail hour at 6 pm, followed by dinner and dancing to the music of  Andy Cooney and his Show Band , and a special performance by the Emerald Society Pipe Band.
The cost for the evening is $ 80 per person or $150 per couple. Due to limited seating, payment and reservations must be received by March 31, 2016. 
50th Anniversary:
2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of our organization. We are attempting to gather stories, memorabilia, photographs etc. that we can use to put together a fitting tribute to this milestone in our Society s history. If you have any material that can help us in this effort, please contact Mike Crowley or Dan Murphy. All materials will be returned after use.

Suffolk Police Veterans Association Mardis Gras
The SPVA will host it's 2016 Mardi Gras Party at Napper Tandy's of Smithtown on Thursday, April 7th from 7-10 PM, click here  for more info.

First Tuesday - HP Breakfast, Holbrook Diner, S of Exit 61, 0900 hours.
Third Wednesday - Retirees Hernando Breakfast, Anyone interested, contact Jim Woods for details at 352-596-9003 
February 24 - Spring Hill Mobilization Luncheon, INFO Wellington at Seven Hills. Contact Tony Logallo for info.
February 24 - 5th Pct Retiree Lunch, See above
February 25 - Pipe Band 2016 St. Patrick's Day Kickoff Party, Napper Tandy's, 6-10PM, $50.
February 28 - 6th Pct CWC for their annual Steak and Cigar Night at Schafers in Port Jefferson.
March 2nd - Detectives Assoc. Mtg.Lily Flanagan's, Babylon 6PM.
March 7 - 3rd Pct Fellowship for their St. Patty's Warm-Up at Lily Flanagans, 528 Main St., Islip on March 7th from 5:30 - 10:30 PM.

March 8 - RDA Meeting,  K of C 6:00 PM Ronkonkoma.
March 12 - Emerald Society Meeting, Nap
per Tandy's, Smithtown
March 24 - SCPD HP Mobilization Luncheon 1pm,
 Beach Front Grill, 2444 S Ocean Shore Blvd (a1a),  Flagler Beach FL 32136 (RSVP to 1-386-492-4576)
April 6th - Detectives Assoc. Mtg. Majectic Garden's, Rocky Point 6PM.
April 7 - Suffolk Police Veterans Association Mardis Gras at Napper Tandy's of Smithtown  7-10 PM, click here  for more info.
April 9 - Alumni Association Picnic - Details
April 16 -
Emerald Society Dinner Dance
April 18th - Emerald Society Dinner/Dance: West Lake Inn, Patchogue
May 4th - Detectives Assoc. Mtg. Black Forest Brew House, Farmingdale 6PM.
May 14th - Emerald Society Meeting,  Lily Flanagan's, Babylon

June 1st - Detectives Assoc. Mtg. Flanagan's, Ronkonkoma 6PM.
June 11th -  Emerald Society Meeting, Schafer's, Port Jefferson
September 8 - Emerald Society Mtg - Shannon Court, East Islip.
October 13 - Napper Tandy's Smithtown
November 10 - Lily Flanagan's Babylon
December 8 - Shandon Court, East Islip
March 13 -  24 -
 Mobilization At Sea Reunion Cruise. Check flyer for more info

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