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Feb 22, 2024

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Paczki Day: A Polish Tradition Becomes An American Tradition

Janis Brinn, Michigan State University Extension – February 09, 2023 Updated from an original article written by Renee Applegate. What do you know about the Polish-American tradition celebrated on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday? You may have heard it called Fat Tuesday. A most popular Polish-American tradition is celebrated on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. You may have heard it called Fat Thursday or Tłusty …

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Warsaw Paczki

INGREDIENTS 1 c. sweet cream 2 yeast cakes 10 egg yolks 1 tsp. salt 5 T. soft butter 4 1⁄2 c. flour 1 jigger rum 6 T. sugar Heat cream to lukewarm. Add salt to egg yolks and beat until thick. Cream butter and sugar. Put these ingredients into a large bowl, add yeast, dissolved with 1 T. sugar, (in …

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Karnawal – PreLenten Customs

As you know, we are immersed in the Lenten season. With Lent, comes some strict religious observances, such as Friday fasting. When I was a youngster, there were stricter rules of fast and abstinence. In the late 40’s and early 50’s, prior to the onslaught of television, even the radio was forbidden during the Lenten season. Lent was practically meatless …

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Wendy’s Helps Red Hat Angels Relay for Life

CLIFTON, NJ – Wendy’s and the Red Hat Angels team in the Relay for Life Clifton and Rutherford have partnered  to raise funds to support  their team. Wendy’s will host a fundraiser with the Red Hat Angels on Wednesday, March 5, 2024 from 5-8 PM. Wendy’s is located at 83 Main Avenue near Kohls in Clifton. So don’t cook on March …

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Poland’s New Lawless Government

By Lucja Swiatkowski Cannon When the progressive coalition won the election in Poland on Oct. 15, there was an expectation that there would be major changes in the public sphere. However, when the new government was formed on Dec. 13 under leadership of Prime Minister Donald Tusk, it immediately started to attack its predecessors with police tactics and make threats …

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Philadelphia Flower Show – Family Trip

CLIFTON, NJ – Join the Clifton Recreation Department on Saturday, March 2, 2024, for a trip to see both the nation’s largest and the world’s longest-running horticultural event. Enjoy large-scale floral and landscape creations and gardens designed by some of the world’s most talented florists and garden artists from Philadelphia, the U.S., and beyond.  This year’s theme “United by Flowers”, …

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Wharton State Forest Plan To Control Illegal Motor Vehicles

New Jersey’s largest protected property, Wharton State Forest in the Pine Barrens, covers 195 square miles in Atlantic, Burlington and Camden counties. For perspective, it’s bigger than the entire land mass of Hudson County! Wharton is crossed by hundreds of miles of avenues used by motor vehicles, everything from highways to unpaved sand roads to single-track dirt bike trails. For …

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Bunny Bash In Clifton

CLIFTON, NJ – The Clifton Recreation Department and the Clifton Board of Recreation are proud to announce that the Bunny Bash will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Nash Park on Lexington Avenue across from the Hot Grill. This FREE family fun event offers a variety of activities celebrating the Easter Bunny …

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Walesa Asks Congress To Help Fight Russia’s Invasion

Nobel Peace Prize winner and former President of Poland Lech Walesa lobbied Congress, CNN, Fox News, and others this weekend asking for aid to repel the Russian invasion of Europe. He also met with the Kosciuszko Foundation (KF). KF Chairman of the Board Alex Storozynski said, “As leader of the Solidarity movement Walesa pulled out the first brick that brought …

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Applications Available for 2024 Matt “Garbo” Grabowski Music Scholarship

CLIFTON, NJ – The Athenia Business Association of Clifton, New Jersey is now accepting applications for the 2024 Matt “Garbo” Grabowski Music Scholarship. The scholarship, in the amount of $1,000.00, is offered to graduating seniors of Clifton High School who are interested in pursuing a musical career. Applications are available in the guidance department or you can contact the ABA …

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