All posts tagged "New York"

  • The 2015 Korean Parade marched down Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan, New York, Saturday. (Korea Times)
    NYC Korean Parade draws a crowd

    Manhattan’s Avenue of the Americas was transformed into a Korean cultural celebration Saturday for the 2015 Korean Parade. The event was organized by the Korea Times New York and gathered 120 Korean organizations and businesses in a...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • 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 President Park Geun-hye waves at a crowd gathered in front of Korean Cultural Service New York Monday in Manhattan as she prepares to enter the center.
    Park becomes first president to visit NY Korean cultural center

    By The Korea Times New York staff One of South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s stops in New York during her stateside visit for the United Nations’ 70th General Assembly included the local Korean cultural center. Park became...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Pope Francis passes the crowd and kisses a baby in his pope mobile in Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. The pope spoke at Independence Hall on his first visit to the United States. (Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP)
    Nonstop pope makes big impression on New Yorkers

    NEW YORK (AP) — From the United Nations to the Sept. 11 memorial to Central Park to Madison Square Garden — and everywhere in between — there was no escaping Pope Francis this week in New York...

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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  • From left: KCS President Kim Kwang-suk, Director Annie Shin, committee members Yoon Young-jae, John Kim
    Queens Korean community services looks to open $8 million center

    By The Korea Times New York staff Queens Koreans may soon have a community center to call their own. Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York is pushing forward with its plans to install an $8 million...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Members of Korean American Senior Citizens
    NY senior citizens group delivers rice to needy

    By The Korea Times New York staff A New York Korean American senior citizens group is sharing goodwill this Chuseok — Korea’s moon festival — by delivering rice to the needy. Homeless shelters, churches and community centers...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • (UN Twitter photo)
    Pope Francis greeted by Ban Ki-moon before UN Assembly

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a day of both forceful words and eloquent silence, Pope Francis stood before the United Nations on Friday to decry the destruction of the environment through the “selfish and boundless thirst” for...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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