A Polish foundation called Culture Shock is sponsoring a series of workshops and events in Greenpoint, reports Greenpoint Gazette.
The number of diversity visa lottery applicants from Poland is falling, and even fewer who are approved for entry into the U.S. follow through with the paperwork, Nowy Dziennik reports.
A famous Polish grocer in Greenwood Heights is closing and the building will be converted into apartments, Nowy Dziennik reports.
At events in Brighton Beach and Downtown Brooklyn, Russians commemorated the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Allied forces over Nazi Germany, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Russian-American sculptor, painter, writer, and philosopher Ernst Neizvestny recently celebrated his 90th birthday with his wife, sister and a rotating array of friends and luminaries, Russkaya Reklama reports.
Members of the Lithuanian community in the metro area paid tribute to Our Lady of Vilnius, the 105-year-old “spiritual and cultural home” now being demolished, reports The Villager.
Following a Polish immigrant’s recent suicide attempt on the Kosciuszko Bridge, Nowy Dziennik speaks to Polish-American therapists about the state of mental health in the Polish community.
The Russian American Officers Association was officially accepted as a fraternal organization of the NYPD, Sheepshead Bites reports.
Philanthropist Richard Lukaj has given the Albanian Community Center in Waterbury, Connecticut, a new computer lab, reports Illyria. The donation will allow the center to offer language and skills classes to improve the lives of community members.
Founder Jacqueline Kapaj-Vieira has started the Albanian American Educators Association to connect local educators and celebrate the members’ common background, reports the Bronx Times.
In Kingsbridge Heights, the Kassian Benevolent Society’s Greek community center serves as a social hub for its 200 members, most of whom come from the small island of Kasos, reports The Riverdale Press.
Writers and other friends gathered to remember Larisa Shenker, editor of Slovo/Word and a force in the Russian-speaking community in the U.S., Russkaya Reklama reports.
Early, a new Polish-owned cafe, has opened in Greenpoint and features Polish items on its menu, including the “zappie,” reports Nowy Dziennik.
The Sag Harbor Express follows Ihor Yantukhovskyy and Sergey Sakhno on an ice fishing trip on the eastern end of Long Island as they partake in a hobby that reminds them of growing up in Ukraine.
Two friends hope to bridge the divide between longtime Polish locals and newer non-Polish residents through a language class, reports Greenpoint Gazette.