The Polak w Ameryce is here!

Our digitized issues of Buffalo’s Polish newspaper, the Polak w Ameryce, are now available at NYS Historic Newspapers!

We're back to BOCES!

Starting May 9 and until further notice, our meetings will resume at our usual location at Erie 1 BOCES, 355 Harlem Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224, New York.

Dziennik Digitization Matching Pledge Challenge

Help us reach our Dziennik digitization goal! Between now and August 1, 2024, gifts made to fund our Dziennik digitization will be doubled (up to $2,500)!

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
06/22/2024 - 06/23/2024
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Syracuse Polish Festival
Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY, Syracuse NY
07/26/2024 - 07/28/2024
12:00 am
Cheektowaga Polish American Arts Festival
Cheektowaga Town Park, Cheektowaga NY
08/08/2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Beginnings of Tribal Organization and the Polish State Based on Archaeological Research,” by Prof. Paweł Duma
09/12/2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"A History of Mental Health Care and its Institutions in New York State," by Rosanne L. Higgins, Ph.D.
09/14/2024
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
September Genealogy Fair
St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, Elma NY
10/10/2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"Getting Around the Language Barrier: Translation Aids for Polish Genealogy," by Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz
11/14/2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Research Night: Chain Migration, hosted by Sandra Maciejewski Porter
12/12/2024
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PGSNYS Members' Christmas Party
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