Post Tagged with: "Maspeth"

Local dignitaries and Irish figures gather for a photo with the renamed street sign, with Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams with the red scarf. (Photo from the office of Council member Elizabeth Crowley via Irish Central)

A Queens Street Renamed to Easter Rising Way

History, Queens, Western European November 16, 2016 at 5:22 pm

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.

Residents at the first meeting, on Aug, 11, about the proposed Maspeth homeless shelter. (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka for Nowy Dziennik)

In Maspeth, a Battle Over Homeless Shelter Plans

Eastern European, Social Services, Western European September 2, 2016 at 6:01 pm

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.

Capt. Christopher Manson, of the 104th Precinct. (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Alleged Insult under NYPD Probe, Says Polish Paper

Crime, Eastern European, In the News, Queens May 14, 2014 at 5:19 pm

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.

Queens Polish Parish Marks 100 Years

Queens Polish Parish Marks 100 Years

Eastern European, History, Queens, Religion June 4, 2013 at 10:39 pm

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.

City Comptroller John Liu visits the Myrtle Avenue BID in Queens.

Optimism and complaints in growing Polish enclaves

Eastern European, Economy February 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm

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 business owner in Ridgewood, Queens

Polish-American businesses spring up in boroughs

Economy, Featured Posts January 18, 2012 at 3:02 pm

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.