Post Tagged with: "Poland"

The original Statute of Kalisz can be viewed at the exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

‘Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art’

Culture, Eastern European, Jewish, Manhattan October 11, 2017 at 1:42 pm

The ”Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art” exhibition at the New-York Historical Society features the 1930s and 1940s artwork of the Polish-Jewish immigrant who championed human rights, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Magdalena Santos, owner of Magdalena Concepts Photo by Aleksandra Slabisz for Voices of NY)

T-Shirts with a Multicultural Message

With Polish and Puerto Rican roots, Magdalena Santos, married to a Brazilian, designs and sells T-shirts and onesies with a multicultural message in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

Bolek Ryzinski at his desk, in front of a painting by Danish artist Peter Ravn. (Photo by Aleksandra Slabisz for Voices of NY)

From the West Side to East Harlem, a Polish Builder Makes His Mark

Polish architect Bolek Ryzinski has been renovating, restoring and building across New York City for many years.

Part of a postcard promoting the mural, which will mark the 1,050th anniversary of the Christianization of Poland. (Photo courtesy of the Polish Culture Institute via Nowy Dziennik)

New Polish Mural Coming to NYC

Eastern European, Manhattan, Religion April 8, 2016 at 2:02 pm

A mural commemorating the 1,050th anniversary of Poland’s Christianization will go up in the East Village – once considered the Greenpoint of Manhattan – on the property of one of the oldest Polish churches in the city, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Karolina Cicha (Photo by Tomek Tarnowski)

Music from Poland in ‘Nine Languages’

Culture, Eastern European, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Voices' Picks September 23, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Polish artists Karolina Cicha and Bart Palyga perform musical works in nine languages, drawing on the ethnic diversity found in Podlasie, the northeastern corner of Poland.

Polish Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki (center), NY Consul General of Poland Urszula Gacek and Consul Sabina Klimek, together with importers and distributors of Polish products in the U.S. (Photo by Aleksandra Słabisz  via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Eggs and Other Foods May Soon Enter US

Eastern European, Food, New York July 27, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Poland’s agriculture minister recently visited Washington and New York to discuss the export of eggs, poultry and other foods from Poland to the U.S. He met with U.S. officials and importers and distributors of Polish products, Nowy Dziennik reports.

Mural of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising in progress (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Warsaw Uprising Mural Coming to Greenpoint

Best of 2014, Brooklyn, Eastern European, History July 25, 2014 at 3:13 pm

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 is being commemorated in Greenpoint by a mural which will be updated annually as a “living memorial,” Nowy Dziennik reports.

Students at Henryk Sienkiewicz in  Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, learn about traffic lights in Polish. (Photo by Joanna Plucinska/Voices of NY)

Polish Saturday Schools Serve a Changing Diaspora

For the children of immigrants, the seven NYC schools maintain connections to Polish language, culture and history.

One of the signs held by Polish protesters who gathered in front of the BBC's New York office on Sixth Avenue to speak out against alleged defamation of Poland on the part of the broadcaster. (Photo by Witold Rosowski via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Protesters Allege BBC Defamation

Eastern European, History, Media November 22, 2013 at 1:25 pm

Nowy Dziennik reports that Polish protesters held a rally against the BBC in New York alleging the media company distorts Polish history in its programming, including a German TV mini-series that smears the soldiers of the Polish resistance movement in World War II.

Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Washington, Richard Schnepf, and Lt. Karol Cierpica are decorating Linda and Robert Ollis, the parents of the killed American soldier.
(Photo by Wojciech Kubik/Consulate General of Poland in NY via Nowy Dziennik)

US Soldier Posthumously Honored for Saving Polish Serviceman

Eastern European, Government November 14, 2013 at 12:54 pm

“Poles will remember his heroic deed.” A Staten Island-raised soldier is posthumously honored for saving the life of a Polish serviceman during a Taliban attack on an American base in Afghanistan, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Tomasz Deptula is the executive editor at Nowy Dziennik, a leading Polish daily newspaper in New York and New Jersey. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

A Lifetime Covering Polonia, from Warsaw to Greenpoint

Eastern European, Featured Posts, Media, Meet the Editors October 4, 2013 at 2:11 pm

In two decades at Nowy Dziennik, editor Tomasz Deptula has witnessed profound changes in the Polish community.

Celebrating Polish pride in New York. (Photo by shidababe, Creative Commons license)

Editorial: Polish Diaspora Could Lose Heritage

Culture, Eastern European, Opinion August 23, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A Nowy Dziennik editorial maintains that without a concerted effort from parents, the community and Polish leaders, their children and grandchildren may forget their ethnic heritage.

Photo of Wladyslaw Haniszewski provided to ABC News by his friend George Jędra. (Photo via Nowy Dziennik)

NJ Hospital to Help Patient It Sent to Poland

Eastern European, Health, Immigration, In the News, Metro Area August 22, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Nowy Dziennik updates a June story in which a New Jersey hospital transported a stroke patient back to his hometown in Poland without his consent, raising criticism from Polish consulate officials who fear the precedent it could set.

(Photo via Nowy Dziennik)

Unconscious Polish Immigrant Patient Sent to Hospital Back Home

An uninsured Polish man suffered a stroke and without his consent or knowledge, was sent from a N.J. hospital to one in southwestern Poland, reports Nowy Dziennik. Diplomats question the legality of the move and fear it could set a dangerous precedent.

Rep. Michael Grimm during a meeting with Ryszard Schnepf. (Photo from Grimm's Facebook via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Reap Support from Rep. Grimm

Brooklyn, Government, Politics, Staten Island May 2, 2013 at 7:21 pm

Rep. Michael Grimm, whose district represents large Polish enclaves, has become a co-chair of the Congressional Polish Caucus. The congressman has build support in the community by learning the issues important to them, reports Nowy Dziennik.