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Polish Museum of America Announces
New Managing Director



CHICAGO, IL – July 25, 2014 The Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of The Polish Museum of America (PMA) are pleased to formally announce the selection of the new Managing Director, Malgorzata Kot. After an intense search and interview process, Mrs. Kot was chosen from a field of qualified candidates. Malgorzata Kot has […]

Remembering Edward Piszek



On the 10th Anniversary of his death… The late Edward John Piszek (1916 – 2004) gave a unique Polish-American twist to the classic “rags to riches” story, which is worth recalling on the 10th anniversary of his death. In the late 1940s he and a friend began experimenting with frozen crab cakes with which they supplied […]

HVPS Present Scholarships



NEW YORK – On Thursday, July 17, two Orange County high school graduates were presented with $1,000 scholarships by the Hudson Valley Polonaise Society at a reception held at the CYO in Pine Island. The scholarships were awarded to Joseph M. Morgiewicz and Kimberly Ann Kocot on the basis of their essays and individual contributions to […]

Marcella Kochanska-Sembrich Chorus
Takes Top Prize



The Philadelphia-based Marcella Kochanska-Sembrich Female Chorus, No. 321, a member chorus of District 7, Polish Singers Alliance of America (PSAA) placed first in choral competition in the female chorus category as well as earning the highest score in the female chorus category, which entitles the chorus to hold onto the traveling trophy for the next […]

Miroslaw Pala Named PCF Contingent
Marshal For Pulaski Day Parade



NEW JERSEY – On June 21st, 2014, at the Polish Cultural Foundation, Clark, NJ, Mirosław L. Pala was named the Polish Cultural Foundation Contingent Marshal of the Pulaski Day Parade. Mr. Pala serves as V.P. Business Affairs of the Polish Cultural Foundation. Professionally, Mr. Pala has been successful as a manager of a large construction company […]

New KF Tuition Scholarship Program
Available For Undergraduate Students



The Kosciuszko Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the application process for a special tuition scholarship program for undergraduate students of Polish origin. A $2,000 scholarship will be offered to 30 promising undergraduate students studying in the USA and pursuing degrees at the intersection of media, communication, political science, social studies, law, and […]

Whistle, Breathe, Launch



CANADA – Every athlete seemed to hear this pattern at the FINA World Series Diving 2014 that took place in Windsor from Friday, May 30th to Sunday, June 1st. This event, celebrating its eight edition, commenced on March 14th and was divided into a string of six cities in three continents beginning in Beijing China […]

Data On NY World War II Dead
Now Available Online



At New York Military Museum Website SARATOGA SPRINGS N.Y. (05/28/2014)(readMedia)– The names of more than 37,000 New Yorkers who gave their lives during World War II can now be searched online thanks to the New York State Military Museum and a dedicated cadre of volunteers. The information can be viewed online here: http://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/wwii/wwii_HonorList/wwii_dead.htm It can […]

America’s Civil Religion:
Presidents and Memorial Day



Throughout American history presidents have often used religious rhetoric for various reasons: to provide comfort and consolation, argue that God providentially directs our nation, celebrate our Christian heritage, defend democracy, hold citizens and the country accountable to transcendent standards, help accomplish their own political aims, justify America’s actions, foster traditional morality and justice, promote prayer […]

Storozynski Steps Down As President of KF



NEW YORK – The Kosciuszko Foundation has announced that President Alex Storozynski is stepping down as President to work on several books and film projects. He will join the Board of Trustees as a member of the Executive Committee. Kosciuszko Foundation Chairman William Nareski said, “Alex has done a great job as President and we are […]