At a street renaming ceremony in Maspeth in honor of the centennial commemoration of Ireland’s Easter Rising, officials spoke about the role of Queens and NYC in the rebellion against British rule, report Irish Central and Queens Ledger.
Post Tagged with: "Maspeth"
A planned homeless shelter in Maspeth has generated many concerns about residents. Both Irish Central and Nowy Dziennik, which reports on the Polish community, have followed the controversy.
The charge that police officers insulted Polish people following an assault on two Polish Americans is being investigated by the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, the Polish Consulate General’s legal department told Nowy Dziennik.
Holy Cross Parish in Maspeth, Queens, celebrates a century of service in the Polish community. Nowy Dziennik looks at milestones in the church’s history and how Poles have been celebrating the anniversary.
During John Liu’s recent visit to senior centers in the increasingly Polish enclaves of Ridgewood and Maspeth, Queens, the city comptroller told representatives of local businesses that Ridgewood was an immigrant neighborhood with huge potential.
Polish neighborhoods in New York City have recently attracted a large number of non-Polish Americans who moved in and opened businesses. But Polish-American entrepreneurs are not giving up, and new Polish owned businesses are springing up in Greenpoint, Ridgewood and Maspeth.