Our Annual Summer fling at the shore will be held at Lighthouse Pointe in Wildwood, NJ
on Saturday afternoon August 3, 2013 from 2PM to 6 PM. It's a great time
and a chance to reminisce with Falcons of all ages.
established in 1989, as a unique appeal to our alumni and friends to raise money
in a combined appeal to benefit our two favorite charities - Northeast Catholic Alumni Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.; and the Oblates of St. Francis deSales.
Since its inception the Appeal has raised over 5 million dollars. The drive begins on November 1 and concludes on October 31 of the following year. You can forward your tax deductible contribution to
either one or both organizations. Checks should be made payable to FALCONWAY and mailed to P. 0. Box
7005, Philadelphia, PA 19149-0005. Use the form to indicate your choice(s) of recipients. Print member/donation form.
Annual Fall gathering of Falcons is held to commemorate our annual clash with the
Pioneers of Frankford on Thanksgiving Day. This year the affair was held on
November 18 at Chickie's
A great time was had reminiscing about past victories over Frankford. Of
course, we had to endure a slaughter of the Eagles by the Redskins. Print registration form.
event that has been on our calendar since we were founded in 1929 is our annual
Memorial Mass and Communion Breakfast. This year, Mass was celebrated at St.
Martin of Tours, Roosevelt Boulevard & Sanger St. at 8:30 AM on March 17. Immediately following
Mass we adjourned to Regal Caterers, 5411 Oxford Avenue for
breakfast. Highlight of the morning was the awarding of our Annual
Outstanding Achievement Award. The award was accepted by Dom Giordano, WPHT
Radio Talk Show host and he delivered the principal address. Continuing a tradition established two
years ago, we inducted fivet men into the NECHS Hall of Fame. The
categories were Arts/Entertainment/Education - Stanley R. Witalec, '66; Athletics
- Laurence L. Sullivan, '66;
Business/Labor/Military - Timothy G. O'Shaughnessy, '81; Religion/Science - Rev.
Edward M. Dougherty, MM, '67; and Service to NECHS and
Community - Stephen A. Cardullo, '72. Our Outstanding Alumnus Award was
presented to Raymond P. Zegarski, '59. If you would like to nominate an alumnus for an award, you
may download the form. Print registration form. For further information call us at 215-543-1051 or email
This Reunion invited members from the Classes of 1930 through 1952 to join
together for an afternoon of conviviality and reminiscing. This year, the Reunion
was held on Sunday, November 4 at
Randi's Restaurant, 1619 Grant Ave, Philadelphia (at the rear of the Grant Plaza
Shopping Mall). A great time was had by all who attended. Next year,
the Class of '53 will join the crowd. If you're from one of these classes
plan to join us for a great afternoon. Print registration form.
Every Memorial Day since 1949, we met at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima at the entrance to the Northeast Catholic Campus to honor our war dead.
On May 27, Mass will be celebrated at 9 AM at Resurrection of Our Lord church,
Castor & Shelmire Avenues. Immediately after Mass services at the Shrine
of Our Lady of Fatima will be held at our location at Rhawn and Fairfield Streets.
On Saturday, July 13, we're
off to Reading, PA. First to the outlet malls and then to the Reading
Fightin' Phils game. The bus will leave the Smylie Times parking lot
across from the Alumni Office at Rhawn & Fairfield Sts. at 11:30 AM. We'll
spend about 4 hours at the Mall to give you ample time to take advantage of all
the bargains then onto the game. Price is $50 per person which includes
the bus and admission to the game. Send your check to the Association at
PO Box 7005, Philadelphia, PA 19149.
It is the responsibility of your Class Representative(s)
to run a Reunion for your Class. Normally, they are held every five years.
Keep your eye on the calendar for your Reunion. If your class is having
one it will be listed there and on the Class Info page with all the specifics.
Some classes are more active than others. If your Class hasn't had a
reunion in a while contact your Rep(s). If you don't know who they are,
check the Directory on the Class Info page or call the Alumni Office 215-543-1051 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.