Post Tagged with: "Palisades Park"

Christopher Chung, in white shirt and brown tie, celebrating. (Photo via the Korea Times)

A Korean Mayor for Palisades Park?

East Asian, Metro Area, Politics June 8, 2018 at 11:05 pm

It’s not yet final, but Palisades Park, New Jersey, may soon have a Korean-American mayor, The Korea Times reports.

Christopher Chung (Photo via The Korea Times)

Chung’s Pledge to Korean Voters of Palisades Park

East Asian, Metro Area, Politics April 19, 2018 at 5:08 pm

In an interview with The Korea Times, Palisades Park Democratic mayoral candidate Christopher Chung committed to addressing the needs of all residents.

Chasoo Park (left) and SukJoon Min, meeting the April 2 deadline for filing for the Democratic primary in Palisades Park, NJ (Photo via The Korea Times)

Will Korean Voters Divide over Candidates in NJ?

East Asian, Metro Area, Politics April 2, 2018 at 9:30 pm

The race for mayor of Palisades Park has gotten competitive, with two Korean candidates seeking to unseat Mayor James Rotundo in the forthcoming Democratic primary, reports The Korea Times.

On Jan. 5, at the monument for comfort women in Palisades Park, New Jersey. Left to right: Dong Chan Kim, president of Korean American Civic Empowerment, Steve Cavallo, curator at Palisades Park Public Library, and Young Hyun Baek, president of 1492 Green Club. (Photo via Korea Daily)

In NJ, Reaction to the Korea-Japan Agreement on Comfort Women

East Asian, History, Metro Area, Women January 8, 2016 at 1:09 pm

Following the recent agreement between Japan and Korea on comfort women, community leaders spoke at Palisades Park, New Jersey, saying they would continue to educate people about the history of comfort women and the importance of human rights, Korea Daily reports.

(Photo via The Korea Times)

Opinion: Understanding the Bathing Culture of Korea

Culture, East Asian, Metro Area, New York, Opinion December 4, 2015 at 12:10 pm

In the wake of a controversy over a Korean spa’s 24-hour service in Palisades Park, New Jersey, an opinion piece in The Korea Times explains Korean spa culture.

Members of Korean American Voters Alliance in Palisades Park, New Jersey, celebrate its launch on Aug. 30 at the office of the Korean American Association of NJ. (Photo via Korea Daily)

An Alliance for Koreans in Palisades Park, NJ

East Asian, Metro Area, Politics September 2, 2016 at 5:18 pm

More than 300 Korean residents of Palisades Park, NJ signed up to join the Korean American Voters Alliance when it launched on Aug. 30, reports Korea Daily.

Hyuk Man Kwon, at left, addressing an earlier meeting of the Borough Council of Palisades Park on July 26. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Urging Korean Interpretation in Palisades Park

East Asian, Metro Area August 25, 2016 at 2:54 pm

The Borough of Palisades Park, half of whose population is Korean, may soon have Korean interpretation at council meetings, Korea Daily reports.

At the monthly meeting of the Borough Council of Palisades Park on July 26, Hyuk Man Kwon, at left, is explaining his opposition to a rezoning ordinance. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Residents in Palisades Park Speak Up

East Asian, Metro Area, Politics August 2, 2016 at 5:50 pm

At a recent municipal meeting in Palisades Park, Korean residents opposed a rezoning ordinance and succeeded in getting it tabled, Korea Daily reports.

Korean food being offered at Palisades Park Jr./Sr. High School in New Jersey in 2012. Students may soon have Korean food among their lunch choices.  (Photo via The Korea Times)

Korean Food for Lunch at NJ Schools?

East Asian, Food, Metro Area July 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Korean food may soon be among the lunch choices for some students in New Jersey schools, The Korea Times reports.

Broad Ave. in Palisades Park (Photo by Jiha Ham for Voices of NY

‘Koreanizing’ of Palisades Park Opposed

Culture, East Asian, Metro Area, Politics September 8, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A proposal to give Broad Avenue in Palisades Park the second name of “Korea Way” is drawing opposition following an article in The Record about the plan, The Korea Times reports.

Jong Chul Lee at his swearing in as deputy mayor of Palisades Park (Photo via Korea Times)

Pleasing the Koreans – and Others – in Palisades Park

Culture, East Asian, Metro Area, Politics August 27, 2015 at 5:39 pm

Jongchul Lee, the deputy mayor of Palisades Park, wants to make the Lunar New York a holiday for public schools in the New Jersey town in which Koreans account for 50 percent of the population. But some suggest he should hold off, reports The Korea Times.

Representatives of the Korean community in Palisades Park at a briefing on July 15 following the revocation of the parking fee increase. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Opinion: In Palisades Park, Korean Clout at Work

Business, East Asian, Metro Area, Opinion July 22, 2015 at 5:53 pm

The Korean community in Palisades Park, New Jersey, has succeeded in getting the mayor to reverse a plan to increase parking fees in the business area, which is dominated by Korean-owned businesses, Korea Daily reports.

Seniors gathered at the Wendy's in Ft. Lee, NJ. (Photo via The Korea Times)

Fort Lee Wendy’s Welcomes Korean Seniors

East Asian, Metro Area, Seniors July 15, 2015 at 5:24 pm

Korean seniors have been frequenting the Wendy’s in Fort Lee, New Jersey, for a decade, and find a warm welcome, in contrast to how seniors at a McDonald’s in Flushing were treated a year ago, The Korea Times reports.

A shop-in-a-shop, Han Yang Books & Music in Flushing with Paris Baguette (Courtesy of Han Yang Books & Music)

Korean Retailers Combine Forces

Business, East Asian, Metro Area July 6, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Some Korean bookstores are deciding to open a shop-within-a-shop, adding coffee shops or other vendors, to reduce costs and boost sales, reports Korea Daily.

The message posted on a wall of Caffe Bene in Palisades Park asks customers not to download anything with copyright restrictions. (Photo via The Korea Times)

‘Please Do Not Download Any Content with Copyright Restriction’

Business, East Asian, Technology June 26, 2015 at 11:54 am

Korean-owned coffee shops face problems with illegal downloads taking place on their premises, The Korea Times reports.