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  • Barbara Piasecka Johnson dies at 76; heiress to Johnson & Johnson fortune

    Barbara Piasecka Johnson, a former chambermaid who married into the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical family and walked away with part of its epic fortune after a bitterly contested battle over her husband's will, died Monday in her native Poland. She...
  • Polish Filmmakers Look Beyond the Country's Borders

    The Polish cinema scene is one of the most vibrant in the world, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing that because it's also strangely insular. "You might say that the blessing and the curse of a domestic audience of 38 million is the same: Your films...
  • 'Walesa. Man Of Hope' Becomes Poland's Oscar Candidate

    Poland has selected Andrzej Wajda's "Wałęsa. Man of Hope" as the Polish candidate for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Robert Więckiewicz stars in the title role as the former dockworker, Solidarity founder and Polish...
  • Films Boutique Inks Multiple Deals on Wajda's 'Walesa' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- World sales company Films Boutique has inked multiple territory deals and is fielding offers for several other countries for Andrzej Wajda's "Walesa, Man of Hope," which premieres in Venice out of competition this week, before screening at the...
  • Ross to play with Pavlik in Poland

    Ross to play with Pavlik in Poland
    April Ross, a former Newport Harbor standout, will team with Whitney Pavlik, a former UC Irvine star, to play in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Poland, Monday through July 7, according to an FIVB...
  • Following immigrants back to Poland

    Following immigrants back to Poland
    The Polish have long been one of the largest immigrant groups in Chicago. They worked in the stockyards and steel mills, and helped make Chicago the city it is today. And so when a Chicago Tribune editor heard Polish immigrants had begun to move back to...
  • Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland

    Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland
    The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history. PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland Located about a...
  • Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined

    Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined
    NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...
  • Harry Eisen dies at 95; Norco Ranch founder

    Harry Eisen dies at 95; Norco Ranch founder
    Harry Eisen, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who founded Norco Ranch Inc. in western Riverside County in the 1950s and built it into one of the state's leading egg producers, processors and distributors, has died. He was 95. Eisen died July 19 of...
  • Wislawa Szymborska dies at 88; Nobel-winning Polish poet

    Wislawa Szymborska dies at 88; Nobel-winning Polish poet
    During a five-decade career, Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska had so rarely appeared in public that a newspaper dubbed her the "Greta Garbo of poetry" after the notoriously private actress. But in 1996, Poland's most reticent literary icon was forced to...
  • Undocumented immigrant's hospital stay stretches to 2 years

    Undocumented immigrant's hospital stay stretches to 2 years
    Instead of bouquets of freshly cut flowers, potted houseplants line the windowsill in hospital Room 537. Like a hostess in her own home, Barbara Latasiewicz offers visitors beverages from the minifridge given to her by hospital staff one Christmas. After...
  • From sewers of Poland, 'In Darkness' sheds light on history of Holocaust ✭✭✭✭

    From sewers of Poland, 'In Darkness' sheds light on history of Holocaust ✭✭✭✭
    "In Darkness" is a pitiless glimpse into the inferno, into hell not only on earth but below it. Based on a true story, it visits the sewers of the Polish city of Lvov during World War II, a place where a group of Jews lived for more than a year under...