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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.

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.

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.

David Chong lost his third bid for Palisades Park City Council by an unexpectedly large margin

Uncategorized November 6, 2002 at 12:00 am

At press time, Republican David Chong received a total of just 865 votes for Palisades Park, N.J. City Concil. This number does not include all absentee ballots, but his loss was evident regardless of the rest. Mayor Sandy Favre (1,987 votes), and City Council candidates James Rotondo (2,057), Tony OmaliRead More

On March 10, Koreans in Palisades Park, New Jersey, read local newspaper articles about South Korea’s court ruling to officially remove President Park Geun-hye from office. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Mixed Reactions to Park’s Ouster

East Asian, Metro Area, New York March 10, 2017 at 11:03 pm

Korea Daily reports on the range of reactions among Koreans in New York and New Jersey in response to news that the Constitutional Court had unanimously ruled to formally remove impeached President Park Geun-hye from office.

Protestors gathered on 32nd St. to call for the immediate resignation, criminal investigation and imprisonment of Korean President Park Geun-hye following the passage of an impeachment bill on Dec. 9 (Photo via The Korea Times)

Impeachment of President Park Geun-hye: ‘The People’s Wish is Accepted’

East Asian, Manhattan, New York, Queens December 13, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Following the Dec. 9 impeachment vote of President Park Geun-hye by Korea’s National Assembly, views among Koreans in New York and New Jersey are mixed about how the Constitutional Court should proceed, and what the consequences for Korea may be, reports The Korea Times.

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.

Vietnam Veterans Association Korea New Jersey chapter President Kim Chun-soo and Vice President Cho Soo-hoon (Photo via The Korea Times)

A Vietnam War Memorial in NJ for Korean Veterans?

East Asian, Metro Area December 2, 2015 at 1:33 pm

The New Jersey chapter of the Vietnam Veterans Association Korea looks to have a memorial dedicated to Korean soldiers installed in Palisades Park, New Jersey, its president told The Korea Times.