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PNA Lodge 30 Hosts District III Yearly “Sejmik”



NEW YORK – This year, PNA Commissioners, Helen Kostecki-Pater of Valley Stream, NY and Marian Wiercioch of Cohoes, NY summoned a meeting of Councils and Lodges of Polish National Alliance of the U.S. of N.A.’s District III on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Roman Catholic Church Hall located at 101 East […]

Statement by Secretary General On INF Treaty



Wednesday, 30 July 2014 – The United States has briefed the North Atlantic Council on its determination that the Russian Federation is in violation of its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty not to possess, produce, or flight-test a ground-launched cruise missile with a range capability of 500 to 5,500 kilometers, or to […]

Letter To Obama: Five Years Later



“Twenty years after the end of the Cold War, Central and Eastern European countries are no longer at the heart of American foreign policy.”   That was the opening statement of the policy paper authorized by Pavol Demeš, István Gyarmati, Ivan Krastev, Kadri Liik, Adam Rotfeld and myself in July 2009. We had met under […]

ACPC National Convention
July 30th – August 2nd In Buffalo



BUFFALO, NY— All are invited to participate in and enjoy the many activities and events planned for the 66th Annual Convention of the American Council for Polish Culture July 30 – August 2, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency-Buffalo Hotel (downtown). On Thursday evening at 8 PM, will be the much anticipated annual vocal recital given […]

Attention Wikipedians



All Those Interested In History Are Invited To Join Pilsudski Institute’s WikiProject The Jozef Pilsudski Institute of America’s current Wikipedian-in-Residence (WiR), Piotr Puchalski, ends his internship at the Piłsudski Institute at the end of July 2014. He is moving to Madison, Wisconsin to continue his studies in general Polish history. he will be replaced by […]

Five Common Estate Planning Mistakes
– And How To Avoid Them



Find out how to recognize and avoid some common estate planning mistakes. Estate planning is intricate. Here are the most common pitfalls to avoid and tips on how to avoid them. Choosing the Wrong People to Fulfill Your Estate Plan Choosing your fiduciaries is important as creating the plan itself, since your plan won’t work […]

Senator Lesniak Urges Commission
To Support Measures To End Violence



NEW JERSEY – The Study Commission on Violence created by legislation introduced by Senator Raymond J. Lesniak met today for the first time. This legislation, signed by the Governor last August, declares violence a “public health crisis” and creates a Study Commission on Violence to study the trends of violence, the source of violence, and the […]

Correcting History:
How Vietnam Vets Were Embraced



Why is it that the American people rejected our troops who served in Vietnam? We know all about the protests not only against the war, but against those who served. Why were there no demonstrations of support? Why was there no welcome home parade? What if what we know about Americans’ lack of support for […]

NY State Tax Dept. Provides Assistance
In Nearly 80 Non-English Languages



NEW YORK – The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance said today it has helped more than 42,000 taxpayers with limited English proficiency through its free language interpretation services. The Tax Department launched the Language Access Program in October 2012. By the end of the income tax filing season in April of this year, […]

Information Overload:
Memory and Focus Are At Risk



Information overload isn’t new. Starting with the invention of the printing press in the fifteenth century, scholars and scientists have predicted that each new technological advance that made information more widely available would produce an overwhelming flood that would be impossible to manage. Centuries later, according to a report published in 2009 by the University […]