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Free Virtual Health Management Workshops

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Ocean County Library Continues Free Virtual Health Management Workshops TOMS RIVER, NJ – The Ocean County Library, Ocean County Office of Senior Services and Meals on Wheels are accepting new registrants for free, interactive virtual health management workshops. Continuous registration is open for the six-week “Take Control of Your Health” Zoom program for patients age […]

Composer Penderecki’s State Funeral
Planned for March 2022

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Composer Penderecki’s state funeral planned for March 2022 The state funeral of renowned Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki is to take place on March 29, 2022, the second anniversary of his death. The postponement was caused by the continuing coronavirus pandemic and his widow Elżbieta Penderecka’s state of health. An urn containing the composer’s ashes has been temporarily […]

Fish & Chips Dinner

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Fish and Chips Dinner NEW JERSEY – The Knights of Columbus Regina Mundi Council #3969 will hold a Fish and Chips Dinner, catered by Tastefully British on Saturday, April 10th. Take out only: 2-4 p.m. (Chicken, optional by request, one week before date). Adults: $15.00 – Children: $8.00. Pick up dinners in the parking lot […]

Autism Resources Fair 2021

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Learn How to Tap into New Jersey State Support Programs TOMS RIVER, NJ – The Ocean County Library will feature a virtual workshop about autism-related support programs and services available through the State of New Jersey, 6:30 PM Thursday, April 8.  “Navigating the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities Service System” will be presented by Nkechi Okoli, Senior Coordinator of the […]

PMA Mourns The Loss of Bohdan Sokolowski

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The Polish Museum of America honors the memory of PMA friend and brother-in-law of PMA Board Member Anna Sokolowski, Bohdan “Dan” L. Sokolowski, who passed away on March 1, 2021, at age 73. Dan was born, alongside his twin brother Mark, on August 8, 1947 in England. After spending his youth in Argentina, he arrived with […]

A PolAm Easter Story: Saving The Swieconka

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By Robert Strybel Polish/Polonian Lifestyle Writer The Second Vatican Council of the 1960s prompted some revved-up younger priests to go overboard in ridding their parishes of religious artworks, artifacts and customs which many parishioners held dear. Statues of the saints, beautiful hand-crafted confessionals, even artistically carved Stations of the Cross were removed in an attempt […]

Sports Tidbits In New Jersey

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(March 28, 2021) LAKEWOOD, N.J. – Felician University freshman midfielder Carlie Koziol (East Rutherford, N.J.) scored her first collegiate goal, but the Golden Falcons were defeated by host Georgian Court University, 4-1, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women’s soccer action on Saturday afternoon at the GCU Track & Field Complex. Junior forward Krystal Hund (Toms River, N.J.) notched three […]

Social Security Administration Addresses
Processing of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs)

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Statement from Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, about Economic Impact Payments “I want to provide an important update about the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) processing of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act.  At each turn over the last 12 months, immediate delivery of EIPs has been, and remains, a […]

“Dive Into YA: It’s Not Just For Teens”

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TOMS RIVER, NJ – Best-selling authors who specialize in writing for young adults will appear in a new series of virtual Ocean County Library programs beginning in April.  “Dive into YA: It’s Not Just for Teens” will feature award-winning and imaginative masters of humor, horror, suspense, mystery, non-fiction, and romance tales.  The series includes:  Crystal Maldonado, whose debut novel is Fat Chance, Charlie […]

US Embassy’s COVID Updates
For Americans Living In Poland

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 On March 25, the Polish Minister of Health announced that Poland’s third COVID-19 wave continues to accelerate. On March 26, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 2,189,966 cases of COVID-19 and 51,305 related deaths since the pandemic began.  This is an increase of 35,143 new cases and 543 new deaths over the previous day. Today’s number of new […]