Bloomfield New Jersey Marriage Records Added

We are pleased to announce the addition of 1,595 records from Bloomfield, New Jersey to our Polish American Marriage Records database. These records were the result of the hard work of our PGSCTNE volunteers who painstakingly reviewed, corrected and indexed all the original documents by hand. If...

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2019 Polish Genealogy Conference Highlights

The 2019 PGSCTNE Polish Genealogy Conference was a great success!   We had an excellent turnout, great speakers and two days devoted to education and fun! How often is it that you’re able to chat in person with over a hundred other people who are as passionate about Polish Genealogy as...

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PGSCTNE Marches in 2019 Pulaski Day Parade

Representatives from the Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast were honored to march in the Pulaski Day Parade in New York City on October 6th, 2019. We marched alongside several other groups from New Britain CT. This was the first year in the 82-year history of the parade...

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Polish American Heritage Month 2019

October is Polish American Heritage Month The parishioners of St Joseph Church, 58 Elm Street, Claremont, NH will be celebrating Polish American Heritage Month during the month of October with a series of cultural events open to the public. The 30th Annual Polish Cooking Class will be held on...

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PGSCTNE Visits New Britain Library History Room

On September 28th, members of the PGSCTNE were given a private tour of the Local History Room located in the New Britain Public Library. The history room contains a large collection of records related to the history of New Britain, including many documents specific to the local Polish community....

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Polish President Andrzej Duda Visits New Britain

On September 22nd, Poland’s president Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda visited New Britain, CT. During their historic visit they attended a mass at Holy Cross Church, participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Sacred Heart Cemetery, visited Central Connecticut State...

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A Lecture on Poles in their Homeland and Connecticut

Poles in their homeland and Connecticut: History and Culture. Tuesday, 9/10/19, 6:30 pm. Presented by Renata Vickrey, University Archivist and Outreach Librarian at CCSU. A lecture on the history and culture of Poles who emigrated from Poland to the US, from mid-19th century until the present. In...

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The World Language Academy 2019 Fall Classes

The World Language Academy a program of the Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast, is again sponsoring ten-week Polish language classes this Fall beginning on September 18, 2019. Introductory Polish Level 1, Part 1 Will be held on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. (This...

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In Memory of Violet Bladek

We are saddened news of the passing of one of our members, Violet Bladek, from Middletown, CT. Violet was a former volunteer and longtime supporter of the organization. From her obituary, which can be found in full here. Violet “Vi” (Ewanowski) Bladek, 93, of Ridge Rd., Middletown,...

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Creating Databases For You

Every Wednesday morning a dedicated group of PGSCTNE volunteers gather to work on society projects. We proofread material typed by at-home volunteers for our data bases, scan materials, index records, sort and catalogue newspapers, inventory publications and do a myriad of tasks to create...

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2019 Pulaski Day Parade – Northampton MA

Announcement The Polish Heritage Committee of Northampton is pleased to announce that during October, which has been designated Polish Heritage Month, they will again sponsor the annual Pulaski Day Parade on October 20, 2019 in Northampton, MA. They invite you to help us bring awareness of Polish...

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Cyrillic Russian Alphabet Workshop Completed

The second Cyrillic Russian Alphabet Workshop took place Wednesday, June 19th at the Berlin Peck Memorial Library. The class was again taught by Professor Jonathan Shea, President of the Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast. The class was limited so that everyone would get...

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