The five boroughs encompass myriad–often separate–worlds. Yet we share one city. And that’s why it’s important, or just interesting, to know what’s happening behind the city’s many language barriers.
Celebrating the centennial of the recruitment of Polish immigrants from the United States to the Polish Army in France during World War I, New York’s division of the Polish Army Veterans Association of America (PAVA) is making an effort to keep the memory of these volunteer freedom fighters alive.
Following the August slaying, the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence, in collaboration with a number of organizations, began carrying out outreach activities at nearly 50 beauty salons in Jackson Heights to let residents know about the resources available to victims and survivors.
According to statistics from the Institute of International Education, there were 22,454 Taiwanese students studying in the U.S. in the 2017-2018 school year, a 4.4 percent jump from the previous year.