We are sad to report that Philadelphia Emerald Society Vice-President Jim Hanratty has passed away. Jim is pictured here on left at the 2019 Philadelphia Saint Patrick’s Parade when he was inducted to the Ring of Honor. Pictured along with Ems President Harry Marnie. We will post service details as they become available. Please keep his family in your prayers.


If you are a member who is a retired police officer/firefighter and had your annual dues automatically deducted from your paycheck, this procedure ends upon your retirement.

You must get a new "retired members" payroll deduction.

Please contact Al Kuchler at the FOP Lodge 5 from Mon-Thurs.

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Philadelphia, PA 19147

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We are always looking for new photos from Philadelphia Emerald Society events such as the St. Pat's parade, the Beef N Beer, the Fall Fling, the Banquet, and the Christmas party, as well as original articles, web articles, or news relating to Irish and Irish-American topics, etc.

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