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CALENDAR 7-17-13

By on July 16, 2013

Care Taker Support Groups
NEW JERSEY –  Family Circle Support Group meets on July 24th, 7 to 8:30 pm; Sharing Yarn Support Group July 18th, 1 to 2:30 pm. The Family Circle and Sharing Yarn are support groups offered to families caring for an adult loved one suffering from mental illness. These groups provide an opportunity for you to meet other family members caring for a relative with a mental illness. These groups can reduce your stress, provide support and increase your coping skills in a professional and peer facilitated environment. Location: Mental Health Association in Passaic County, 404 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011. Cost of Event: Free, Registration is required. For more information and registration, please call Erika Calvi @ (973) 478-4444 extension 13, or at

Family Summer Fest
NEW YORK – The Polish American Independent Club, 35 Jayne Boulevard, Port Jefferson Station, will hold its’ 9th Annual PAIC Family Summer Fest on Sunday, July 21st from 2 to 6 p.m. For more information call 631-473-9807.

Summer Polka Dance
NEW YORK – The General Pulaski Memorial Committee of Orange County present their 3rd annual Summer Polka Dance on Sunday, July 21, 2013 from 2 to 6 PM at The Middletown Elks Lodge, 48-62 Prospect Street, Middletown. Music by The Rich Bobinski Orchestra,  Light refreshments available. For ticket information call Kathy Rogers  at 845-386-5199 or 845-649-6328.

Night With The Candidate
NEW JERSEY – The Polish American Republican Caucus (PARC) and the Polish American Congress invite all to meet Alieta Eck, MD, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate on Friday, July 26th at 7:30 p.m. at the Cracovia Manor, 196 Main Ave., Wallington. “Having more physicians in the Senate who understand the health care system would make real health care reform possible,” says Alieta Eck. For more information email:

Spaghetti Dinner
MASSACHUSETTS – St. Valentine’s Polish National Catholic Church, 127 King Street, Northampton, will hold a “Spaghetti Dinner” on Saturday, July 27th from 5-7 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The menu:  Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Spaghetti with Meatless Sauce, Meatballs, Garlic Bread, Salad, Coffee/tea/milk, dessert.  There will be raffles, a Bake Sale and Cabbage Pierogi Sale. For further information and reservations, please call the Rectory Office at 413-584-0133 by Tuesday, July 23rd.

Join Us For SpaceFest!
– Intrepid’s second annual SpaceFest, July 25-28, is a 4-day celebration of space, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), and innovation. Join us for cool displays from NASA and other partners, astronaut appearances, an astronomy night, and more. And of course check out the newly reopened Space Shuttle Pavilion as of July 10, featuring Enterprise. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex is located at Pier 86, W 46th Street and 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036-4103. For more information call 877-957-SHIP (7447) or 212-245-0072.

Annual Polish Festival
PENNSYLVANIA – Sacred Heart Parish (120 Jefferson St., Swedesburg) will hold their annual Polish Festival on July 26, 27, 28. Friday 6 to 10 – music by Where’s Pete Band; Saturday 4 to 11 – music by Crab Town Sound Polka Band; Sunday 4 to 9 – music by Crab Town Sound Polka Band. Polish food, games and much more. Sloneczniki Children’s Folk Dance Group will perform on Sunday 6 p.m. No BYOB – no BYOF! Rain or Shine. For more information call the rectory at 610-275-1750.

Christmas In July Polka Celebration
–  The Pulaski Parade of New York will host a Christmas in July Brunch Polka Celebration on Sunday, July 28 from 1 till 5 pm at St. John Kanty Church, 49 Speer Ave., Clifton (in the parish hall). There will be a visit from Summer Santa, and Joe Stanky and The Cadets from Pennsylvania will provide the music for the afternoon. The Brownstone of Paterson will cater the event. For additional information contact Peter Eagler 201-745-7554 between 6-8 pm evenings.

Parish Polish Picnic
– The annual Parish Polish Picnic, sponsored by Holy Cross Parish, Polish National Catholic Church, will take place on Sunday, August 11 beginning at 12:00 noon on the parish premises in Ware, MA. The traditional Polish kitchen will feature the Holy Cross Ladies traditional fresh cabbage pierogi with special ingredients giving good taste, golabki, barszcz, kielbasa and cabbage, along with the popular Polish Platter; several booths featuring filled baskets, baked goods, This and That, balloon and straw games. At 4:00 pm a cash drawing will take place. An invitation is extended to our many, many friends in Ware and surrounding towns to please attend and support this annual affair that constitutes one large family enjoying the events of the afternoon and promoting fellowship with one another.

Clifton Veteran’s Parade Committee Beefsteak
NEW JERSEY – Clifton Veteran’s Parade Committee will hold a Beefsteak on Friday August 16, 6 PM, at The Clifton Boys and Girls Club, 181 Colfax Ave., Clifton.  Beefsteak by Nightinggale’s  includes: salad, beefsteak, beer, soda, coffee and dessert.  All proceeds are used for the November Veteran’s Day Parade.  Ad Book also available.  For information contact Mr. John Biegel Jr. 973-519-0858 or Rosemary Trinkle Baran 862-668-9151. Your support of the Clifton Veterans Parade is greatly appreciated.



MASSACHUSETTS – Belated birthday wishes to Dorothy Gargolinski of Worcester, who celebrated her 75th birthday on July 1st. Best wishes and good health from your friends and the Post Eagle staff. Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to John Zaunczkowski of Wallington, celebrating his birthday on July 17th. Happy Birthday from your wife Adele, your children, grandchildren, relatives, friends, and The Post Eagle staff. Sto Lat!

FLORIDA – Birthday wishes to Stella Oleksy of Palm Bay, celebrating her birthday on July 24th.  Happy Birthday, Sto Lat, from your friend Barbara Chudzinski.



MASSACHUSETTS– Anniversary wishes to Stanley & Natalie Szufnarowski of Lowell, celebrating their wedding anniversary on July 17th. Congratulations & Best Wishes from your family, relatives, friends, also all your Polka friends, and Jean Grabowski & The Post Eagle staff. Sto Lat!



BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Lucille Beltramo, MI; Judy Piskura, CT; Evelyn Wruck, FL – 7/18. Julius Reuter, TX – 7/20. William Siegel, CT – 7/21. Mark Schmitz, MD; Esther Pleto, NY – 7/22. Lawrence Stephens, NJ; Thaddeus Zaremba, MA – 7/23.

ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: Bob & Penny Martineau, MA; Russell & Patricia Losey, NJ; Warner & Donna Cole, OH – 7/20. Walt & Peggy Rykowski, PA – 7/21


Congratulations Kevin!

KevinReillyforwebKevin Patrick Reilly, son of Patrick and Gail (Fierst) Reilly, graduated with honors on June 20, 2013 from Hillsborough High School, Hillsborough, N.J. Kevin, who will be attending the University of Notre Dame in the fall, is the grandson of Lois Lavin of Freehold, NJ and polka promoter Fran Fierst of Manville, NJ. Congratulations and Best Wishes to Kevin for a successful and happy future from his brother Colin and his family and friends. We are all so proud of him!