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Highlights from this month's print and digital editions:




Defense ministers discuss threats from Russia

Polish and German defense ministers discussed a variety of security threats, especially those posed by Russia, when they met in Berlin, Aug. 16.


Warsaw commemorates 1944 Wola massacre victims

On Mon., Aug. 5, the Polish capital commemorated a bloody Nazi German massacre in the citys western Wola district during the first days of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.


Fighting food waste

Polish parliamentarians have backed new rules aiming to combat food waste. Under a move approved by the Senate, the upper house of parliament, every shop with a surface area of over 250 square meters (roughly a 30-by-90-foot area) which derives half of its revenue from the sale of food will have to give away unsold groceries to non-governmental organizations.


Polish Choir earns two gold, one silver medal

The Puellae Orantes Girls Cathedral Choir from Tarnów, southern Poland, scored a major success at the International Choral Festival in Taipei. The Polish choir won the gold medals in the youth choirs and ethno music categories and added a silver in the sacred music category.




Senators Show How Uninformed They Really Are




On the Anniversary of the Beginning of World War II: Prelude to War


Book Review


Wyspianski’s The Wawel Plays Translated by Charles S. Kraszewski


Polka News


Polkas Define the Sounds of Summer in Polonia


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Polish-made yachts gaining popularity in United States

50 Years of Polonia Abroad: From Four Corners of the World, Folk Ensembles Celebrate a Golden Jubilee

Mont Ormel: A Pivotal Hill

Docent Makes Fun of Pulaski

Tekla Klebetnica Thrills

PCF Recipients Awarded

Exhibit of Jewish Life in Poland premiers

DNA Testing and Ethnicity

Poles Create Most Precise Map of Milky Way to Date

British MP calls U.S. Senators to Urge Germany to Pay War Reparations

Tough Go for Gay Rights

Chopin Piano Competition, September 14

Polish Places: North Tonawandas Our Lady of Czestochowa

Abortion Protests Lead to Arrests

Felician Professor Receives National Award for Contributions to Pastoral Liturgy

An Appeal to Rescue the Past of Cracow, Virginia

In Deep Water

Babyface Kownacki wants Heavyweight Title

There May Be No Beer in Heaven, but there are Polkas

Polish okrasa cookery

Center Re-Opens Amidst Naming Controversy

Young Polish Leaders and Professionals to Gather in Toronto

Polish Classes at KF

Exhibit of Jewish Life in Poland to premier at Daemen College

Consider a gift of Polish Heritage!

Polka and Oberek Time with Basia Begins 33rd Year on WRHU

Fulton Polish Fest Set for Sept. 28

In Step with Their Faith

Trzewieczynski Praised for Braveryand more!

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