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The Principal of P.S.71 Indiana Soto (first from left) informed the interested parents about the requirements involved in launching the Dual Polish Language Program. From left: Andrzej Cierkosz, president of the Dobra Polska Szkola Foundation and teachers: Barbara Falkowska and Michelle Rafalko. (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

First Steps to a Polish Language Program in Ridgewood

Eastern European, Education, Queens February 22, 2018 at 5:15 pm

Parents in Ridgewood are hopeful that P.S. 71 will soon have the city’s second Polish Dual Language Program, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Herbie Morscher behind the counter of his family-owned pork store, which has called Ridgewood home since 1955. (Photo by Ryan Kelley via QNS)

A German Butcher Shop Survives in Ridgewood

Business, Food, Queens, Western European February 6, 2018 at 5:33 pm

QNS takes a look at how Morscher’s Pork Store has managed to operate in the same location since 1955 amid changing demographics.

Pundit Deen Bandhu Pokhrel reciting the Bhagavata Mahapurana last August. (Photo via vishwanews.com)

Will Pledges for New York Mahapurana be Paid?

Queens, South Asian, Video December 4, 2017 at 4:40 pm

Last August, donors pledged $1.5 million toward the construction of a Nepalese community center in Queens but most of the donors have yet to contribute the funds they pledged, reports Vishwa News.

A stand with Polish food was among the most popular during the festival (Photo by Basia Sala-Maslanka)

Multicultural Ridgewood Church Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Brooklyn, Demographics, Religion June 22, 2017 at 2:51 pm

St. Aloysius Church in Ridgewood, built in 1892 by German immigrants, celebrated its 125th anniversary with an ethnic festival to reflect the multiethnic congregation it serves, reports Nowy Dziennik.

The Onderdonk House (Photo via QNS)

New Amsterdam Festival at Historic House in Queens

Culture, Queens, Western European April 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The two-day New Amsterdam Festival will take place at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House in Ridgewood this weekend, reports QNS.

(Photo via Bushwick Daily)

‘While in Kathmandu’ to Open in Ridgewood

Brooklyn, Food, South Asian March 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

A new Himalayan restaurant is planned for Ridgewood, reports Bushwick Daily.

St. Frances de Chantal in Borough Park (Photo by Anna Arciszewska via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish-American Churches and Their Communities

Brooklyn, Eastern European, Metro Area, New York, Queens, Religion March 24, 2016 at 2:18 pm

Polish churches in the tri-state area have seen the number of parishioners shrink, but they remain a lively part of their communities, reports Nowy Dziennik.

At the recent "collective" bratabandha in Queens. (Photo via Everest Times)

The First ‘Collective’ Bratabandha for Young Nepalese in NYC

Queens, South Asian, Traditions July 27, 2016 at 9:57 am

A significant rite of passage for young Nepalese was conducted in Queens recently, Everest Times reports.

Zofia Rybilas in her cosmetics store in Greenpoint. (Photo by Anna Arciszewska via Nowy Dziennik)

From Greenpoint to Ridgewood, Polish Adapt

Brooklyn, Business, Eastern European July 9, 2015 at 6:25 pm

Polish-owned businesses in Brooklyn are changing with the times in Greenpoint or leaving for Ridgewood, where rents are cheaper and business is good, reports Nowy Dziennik.

The smoked meats counter at Morscher's Pork Store. (Photo by Regina Mogilevskaya via Brooklyn Based)

Checking out Sleepy Ridgewood

Brooklyn, Food, Housing, Queens March 13, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Brooklyn Based offers a neighborhood guide to Ridgewood, which straddles Brooklyn and Queens.

Brian Questa at Gottscheer Hall for the final match of the 2014 World Cup between Germany and Argentina. (Photo by Eric Jankiewicz via Queens Courier)

Hipsters Keep German Bar Alive in Queens

Business, Queens, Sports, Western European July 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Attracted to the “authenticity” of Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood, younger, affluent patrons helped the bar finally turn a profit after 15 years of being in the red, reports Queens Courier.

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.

Workers near the former Woff-Alport factory in Ridgewood (Photo by Marc Fader via Brooklyn Bureau)

EPA Proposes New Superfund Site on Brooklyn-Queens Border

Brooklyn, Environment December 12, 2013 at 12:07 pm

The former site of a chemical factory in Ridgewood may soon be designated a Superfund site by the EPA, reports Brooklyn Bureau, which has evaluated the city and state’s progress on addressing problems at brownfield sites like this one.

The Wizard in Ridgewood is closing and reopening again in the Greenpoint, where the popular Polish spent 17 years. (Photo by Wojtek Maślanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Electronics Store Heads Back Home to Greenpoint

Bronx, Business, Eastern European December 14, 2012 at 11:15 am

Polish-owned electronics store, Wizard, will move back to Greenpoint after relocating to Ridgewood. Its owner, reports Nowy Dziennik, found that while Poles are moving to other neighborhoods, they still do their shopping in Greenpoint.

Polish Students in Queens Could Lose High School

Polish Students in Queens Could Lose High School

Eastern European, Education, In the News March 21, 2012 at 3:03 pm

The Polish newspaper Nowy Dziennik reported on another potential school closing in the city, this time Grover Cleveland High School, a school in Queens with many Polish and other immigrant students.