From Tacoma News Tribune: FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A 17-year-old grocery bagger was ready to wash his hands in the bathroom at the Federal Way supermarket where he works when he saw a brown canvas money bag on the floor. Moisei Baraniuc was curious. He opened it and saw envelopes filled with money – “a […]Read more "Ukrainian-American teen turns in $10,000 he found at store"
From the National Post: Had the Orange Revolution never happened, Ukrainian President Victor Yushchenko could never have designated the chair of the Royal Ontario Museum’s board of governors for a special mission. … The request: that Temerty and the ROM staff assemble, with the assistance of Ukrainian cultural institutions, an exhibition about the Trypilians, a […]Read more "ROM’s Mysteries of Ancient Ukraine can thank recent events for long-lost history"
Sunday is Ukrainian Heritage Day at the Royal Ontario Musem featuring the opening of ‘Ancient Ukraine: Trypilian Culture’, an exhibit of rare Ukrainian archaeology from 5000 BC. The ROM is giving you free admission if you sign up for the also free bi-weekly alert service: Gotta Go AGO – By opting into this FREE * […]Read more "Celebrate Ukrainian Heritage Day at the ROM this Sunday for free!"
From the Toronto Star: Paintings by William Kurelek and Tom Thomson exceeded expectations at Joyner Waddington’s fall auction of important Canadian art. A large 1972 work by Kurelek, titled Balsam Avenue After Heavy Snowfall, showing the Toronto street where the Ukrainian-Canadian artist once lived, went for $241,400 – above the pre-sale estimate of $175,000 to […]Read more "Kurelek painting exceeds estimate"
From the Toronto Star: The Maple Leafs made a three-player trade on Monday, with the team acquiring St. Louis Blues forward Lee Stempniak for defenceman Carlo Colaiacovo and forward Alex Steen. The 25-year-old Stempniak has three goals and 10 assists in 14 games with St. Louis, averaging 19:28 of ice time. The native of Buffalo […]Read more "Lee Stempniak now a Toronto Maple Leaf"