Only in Print: Great Irish Fair of New York Tradition Lives On, Virtually

Though the coronavirus pandemic forcibly canceled all large, outdoor events, the 39th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York continued virtually on Sept. 19. Maureen O’Malley-Byrnes, executive director of the Irish American Building Society, remained steadfast in ensuring the end-of- summer tradition would not be forgotten.

Queens Holocaust Survivor Continues Fighting for Family Property in Poland

Holocaust survivor Lea Balitzer Evron, 85, remembers the three-story apartment building and fur factory her father owned in Zywiec, Poland, and the small garden area she would play in as a child. She also recalls the years she and her family fled their home in September of 1939 after the Nazis invaded Poland, going into hiding as a five-year-old.