Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska appears in the following:
Friday, January 06, 2012
With Greece’s economy reeling and its unemployment rate about 18 percent, some Greeks are trying their luck in the U.S. — especially true in the stronghold of Astoria, Queens, where Greek stores, restaurants and travel agencies dot Ditmars Boulevard and 31st Street.
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
It was the only homicide in New York City recorded on September 11, 2001. And it remains unsolved. Ten years later it’s hard to reconstruct Henryk Siwiak’s last day and even harder to find a motive for his killing.
Saturday, April 09, 2011
For most New Yorkers, pigeons are considered one of the city's foulest pests. But for a small group of folks, the birds are cherished for their grace, intellect and, most importantly, their speed. Those who race pigeons — a small segment of the population that nearly vanished as gentrification threatened the hobby — fawn over their flocks and help keep the longstanding tradition alive.
Sunday, October 31, 2010
For many immigrants in the union, working on political campaigns is sometimes the first time in their lives they’ve been engaged in the democratic process.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Dan Donovan, 53, the Republican candidate for New York attorney general, may have an Irish last name, but according to his 84-year-old mother he looks Polish and his gray eyes and pale complexion are a proof of his ancestry. Mrs. Donovan’s maiden name is ‘Bolewicz’ and she is the third generation in a Polish-American family that settled on Staten Island. Today there is a growing Polish-American community in the borough and Donovan hopes for its support in November.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Attorney General candidate Richard Brodsky has been courting the Russian-speaking community like no other candidate in the AG race. A dispatch from Little Brooklyn's “Little Odessa” from A Feet in 2 Worlds.
Monday, June 28, 2010
Chopin turns 200 this year, and thousands of events are planned to honor him.
Friday, June 25, 2010
This year fans of classical music are celebrating the 200th anniversary of Frédéric Chopin’s birth. Thousands of events honoring the composer are planned around the world, many of them in renowned New York venues, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to Carnegie Hall.
But one immigrant community is especially touched by ...
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Friday, September 19, 2008
The troubling economic times here are making some immigrants think about going home. Nineteen years after the collapse of communism and four years after joining the European Union, Poland is booming and young Poles in the United States want to profit from these changes. They're following the example of Irish ...
Thursday, September 18, 2008
The troubling economic times here are making some immigrants think about going home. Nineteen years after the collapse of communism and four years after joining the European Union, Poland is booming and young Poles in the United States want to profit from these changes.
They're following the example of Irish immigrants ...
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
The recent fire at the Deutsche Bank building and the controversy that followed has reminded people once again of the environmental hazards that were left behind after September 11th. While for many awareness of these problems has just been reawakened, thousands of workers who participated in cleanup efforts that followed ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
The immigration bill being debated in Congress will have huge consequences for millions of New Yorkers. For residents of Greenpoint , Brooklyn, the proposed revisions are only one of several changes they’re dealing with. For years Greenpoint, was like a Polish village of ethnic stores, banks and churches.
Today, however, it’s ...
Friday, May 20, 2005
Fighting loneliness is one of the biggest challenges facing new immigrants. Today we present the final report in our series "Feet in Two Worlds: Immigrants in a Global City." Our story is about recent Polish immigrants living in Brooklyn. They have managed to recreate the comforts and tastes of their ...