All posts tagged "new jersey"

  • The foundation has given free turkeys to about 250 soup-kitchen facilities in New York and New Jersey for 27 years.
    NY, NJ Koreans prepare for turkeys and rice campaign

    Korean Americans in New York and New Jersey are already preparing for an annual end-of-the-year charity campaign now in its 29th effort, a turkey and rice donation event. This year’s goal is 3,000 turkeys, at $10 each,...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • South Korean hip-hop duo Untouchable performs at New Overpeck Park in New Jersey for a Chuseok event this weekend.
    Tens of thousands celebrate Chuseok at NJ event

    By The Korea Times New York staff New Jersey Koreans held their largest Chuseok event this weekend inside New Overpeck Park. The event featured an art contest, a kimchi-making demonstration and other cultural programs, as well as...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • NJ Palisades Park seeing rise in population density

    Palisades Park, New Jersey, is in the midst of a population boom — according to the 2010 U.S. Census, it ranked third out of 70 in Bergen County in population density, with 15,681 residents per square mile....

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Two East Coast school directors to receive merits from S. Korean govt

    Two East Coast Korean school directors will receive merits from the South Korean government for their contributions to the advancement of the Korean written language. Koh Eun-ja, director of the Korean School of Long Island, will receive...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of the New Jersey Korean American Chamber of Commerce)
    NJ Korean American forum draws young leaders

    A two-day leadership forum organized by the New Jersey Korean American Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by a Dale Carnegie leadership center brought together 32 young leaders. The Young Korean American Leadership Forum, with the theme “new...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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    Palisades Park places second Korean American in deputy mayor seat

    By The Korea Times New York staff Palisades Park, New Jersey, has appointed City Councilman Jong Chul Lee to the seat of deputy mayor, Mayor James Rotundo announced through a press release Monday. The appointment comes following...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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  • The New Jersey Korean Veterans War Memorial saw its second opening ceremony in 14 years Monday.
    NJ Korean War memorial unveiled for second time

    By The Korea Times New York staff The New Jersey Korean Veterans War Memorial unveiled its completed form Monday 14 years after its initial installation, in time for the 62nd anniversary of the Korean armistice agreement. Located...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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