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PM Edward T Minogue

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former PM Edward T. Minogue on May 7, 2018. Ed was a Ret. Captain with the NYPD and former Pipe Major and band member for nearly five decades with the band. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones, after a very hard and long fought battle. Ed is survived by his lovely wife Barbara of 53 years and 3 adult daughters Barbara and Patrick McGee (bandsman), Marie and Lee Rosenkrantz, Linda and Jim Coughlan (bandsman) and 6 grandchildren.

Ed has made a lasting mark in the band as a Piper, Pipe Major, back to a Piper and Father-in-law. He was always a natural leader commanding the respect of the rank and file both within the NYPD and the Pipe Band. Ed gave nothing less than 100% and expected the same in return brining the band to new heights under his tutelage and leadership. Ed will be truly missed by his family and fellow bandsmen for his ability to listen and offer a solution to any situation.

Rest In Peace PM Edward Minogue

Visitation:

Thursday May 10, 2018

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Friday May 11, 2018

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( no break )

Cargain Funeral Home Inc.

10 Fowler Ave.

Carmel, New York 10512

www.cargainfuneralhomes.com

 

Funeral:

Saturday May 11, 2018

10:00 AM

Our Lady of the Lakes

1 Doherty Drive

Carmel, New York 10512

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Patrolman/Senior Drum Sgt. Frank Calderon

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Patrolman/Senior Drum Sgt. Frank Calderon on January 25, 2018. Frank was of a tremendous character and a man that was always available to every member of the Band. Frank served his country in Korea and served in the NYPD. He joined the Pipes and Drums in 1961. Frank was a great man and loved a good meal with his friends and family. I know Frank was met by Finbar and the Band that has gone to heaven before him. Our thoughts and prayers are with Joan and the entire Calderon family. Rest In Peace  our Bandsman Frank.

 

Visitation: Thursday, February 1, 2018 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at Heritage Funeral Home 35 Morrissey Drive Putnam Valley

Funeral Mass: Friday, February 2, 2018 11am St. Columbanus RC Church 122 Oregon Road Cortlandt Manor, NY

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Pipe Major Thomas Sullivan

 Words become useless when one attempts to explain the sentiments of this Band regarding the loss of one of our own, our brother, Tommy Sullivan.
    Tommy was a son of this city, from Jackson Heights and St. Joan of Arc, a Marine veteran of Viet Nam who went on to have a stellar career with the NYPD. Deep down he would always be a Two-five cop and he later served with great distinction with Manhattan North Homicide. His work with the Detective Endowment Association was exemplary.
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NYPD Emerald Society Pipes & Drums 9/11 Memorial Parade And Cerimony

NYPD Pipe Band will hold it’s Annual 9/11 Memorial Parade Friday September 8, 2017 at 1pm at the Police Memorial Battery Park North Cover Marina

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Sgt. Freddie Crockett

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bagpiper Freddie Crockett on July 26, 2017. Freddie, was a founding member of the New York City Transit Police Irish War Pipe Band in the mid 1960’s and was stalwart in the piping community. Fred, or Freddie as everyone called him, joined the NYPD Pipes and Drums after the merger of the three police departments in 1995. Freddie’s Irish wit and charm along with his vast experience in piping had a positive effect on the band. Retired Detective Sgt. NYPD, Intelligence Division/Gang Unit, U.S. Navy Veteran-Korea-USS Henley DD-762, founding member and first president of the NYPD Navy Association. Freddie will be truly missed but is now reunited with the love of his life Sophia and son

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PO Miosotis Familia

The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of NYPD Police Officer Miosotis Familia Killed in the LOD

On Wednesday morning, July 5th 2017 Officer Miosotis Familia, 48, died after she was shot in the head by a man who fired a revolver into her RMP in the Bronx. Officer Familia was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where she succumbed to her wound three hours later. The gunman, who was fatally shot by the police a short time later, after he drew a gun, was paroled four years ago after serving seven years in state prison.

The killing of Officer Familia once again thrust our department into

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St. Patrick’s Day Dance

The members of the Pipes and Drums of the NYPD Emerald Society would like to thank Bandmaster Kevin McDonough and the Board of Officers, as well as dance chairman John M. Sullivan and his committee on another successful Saint Patrick’s Day Dance. The Band would also like to thank all who attended, our faithful supporters. We appreciate your loyalty and enthusiasm.

Congratulations to our first ever “Woman of the Year,” Deputy Commissioner of Administration Cathleen S. Perez. We are truly fortunate to have such an outstanding woman in the NYPD.

Our “Sergeant John Tansey Award” recipient was Ret. Sergeant Robert Ganley, Vice President SBA. Robert has been a member of the band since 1999 and has provided limitless support for which we will always be grateful.  Please click the “Read More” to view photos from Dance.

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Manhattan North Narcotics Chasing the Kilo Fairy

NYPD Pipes and Drums are Proud to say that we have yet another author in the Band. Written by our very own Jake McNicholas a 25 + year NYPD Pipe Band Member. Manhattan North Narcotics Chasing the Kilo Fairy. Jake McNicholas is a former member of the NYPD, where he served for twenty-three years, retiring in 2007 as a First Grade Detective with the Terrorist Interdiction Unit of the Intelligence Division. Many of his years with the NYPD were spent in Manhattan North Narcotics. The events of 9/11 left an indelible impression upon the man, as did his entire career as a member of New York’s Finest. He is currently working with the US Attorney’s Office. He has been a member of the NYPD Emerald Society Pipe Band since 1991.

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Presidential Inauguration 2017

Members of the NYPD Emerald Society Pipes and Drums are honored to participate in the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Parade for the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump.

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NYPD Detective Steven McDonald

The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the Family of Detective Steven McDonald as well as the entire Law Enforcement Community. Steven has gone home to be with God and we will miss him. He is survived by his wife Patti Ann and son Conor.

On July 12, 1986 Steven was shot in Central Park

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