Monthly Meeting – November 9, 2017

7:00 p.m. in the Villa Maria College cafeteria.

  • Officer and trustee elections for 2018
  • “Polonia in Polish Week at the Pan Am”. The events and celebrations that took place during Polish week at Buffalo’s Pan American Exposition in 1901.  Presented by Joe Golombek, History Professor at Buffalo State College.

Latest Updates

Meeting Materials, including handouts, have been made available on the Meeting Materials page.

Searchers issue 14 from Winter 1995 has been made available under Historical Copies of the Searchers.

The BETA TEST version of PGSNYS databases prepared by its members are searchable on-line. Previously, these databases were only available during Society meetings or events attended by PGSNYS.

The Dziennik Dla Wszystkich Death Notice Database may now be searched online. See Dziennik Dla Wszystkich Death Notice Database for more information.





PRESIDENT: Nicole Pohancsek
SECRETARY: Denise Oliansky
TREASURER: Chuck Pyrak


Pierre LaJoie
Elizabeth Nowak
Charles Penasack
Maria Slomczewski
Sharon Voigt

PGSNYS By-laws Amended

During the January 2015 meeting, amendments to the PGSNYS By-laws were approved by those present in accordance with Article XIII, Amendments, of the By-laws. The following sections of the By-laws were amended:

Article II, Purpose, replaced in its entirety.

Article IV, Officers, section 1 amended adding term limits.

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