George Matwyshyn

A scientist, George is an active member of the Ukrainian Village neighborhood where his parents moved in 1955. His involvements include St. Nicholas Cathedral Church and School where he served on the Parish Council for twenty-five years and in the Parent Teachers Assn., respectively.

As President of the Ukrainian Village Preservation Society for nine of the ten years of its existence, George was very active in getting the Ukrainian Village Landmark District established.

Stories from George Matwyshyn

Ukrainian Village part of Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago 2014

Date: 
10/16/2014
Saints VolodymyrOlha

Ukrainian Village is home to 6 of the 170 great places and spaces on the Chicago Architecture Foundation's 5th annual Open House Chicago (OHC) event Oct. 18 and 19 throughout Chicago. 

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Four myths: Russian government claims about the Ukraine and elsewhere

Date: 
09/22/2014
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Since the start of the Kremlin’s campaign to take over Crimea in March, there have been false myths generated and broadcast by the Russian propaganda organization to give Putin the “license” to torment Ukraine and many other countries. 

Crisis in Ukraine: as explained simply by Ukrainian Village resident

Date: 
09/11/2014
UkrainTroops

UPDATE: A report on Reuters tells a story on Fri,. Sept. 12, about the Russian people asking where their loved ones have died. 

What is happening in Ukraine? Why is it happening?

Date: 
03/04/2014
UkrnFlgOttowa

The thousands on the Maidan are still united in prayer for their country, peacefully remembering and honoring those who have greatly suffered and died in fighting to obtain freedom for every Ukrainian. Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Jew and Muslim are pleading for restraint in Ukrainian, Russian and several other languages.

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Ukrainians struggle for a European Democracy

Date: 
01/13/2014
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Do you hear about unrest in the Ukraine and wonder what that is all about? Local Ukrainian Village resident, George Matwyshyn shares that knowledge.

The new year has found the citizens of Ukraine struggling with a familiar problem that other democracies have faced... how to reform a corrupt but legitimately elected political government.

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic School: humble beginnings in Chicago's Ukrainian Village

Date: 
08/28/2013
NewYearSign

While St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic School, 2200 W. Rice St., opened its doors this week for the 77th year, its humble roots were planted in 1908 by Rev. Nicholas Strutynskyj as a Saturday school. 

Zoning changes and expansion of SSA #29 were part of Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Assn. meeting

Date: 
09/22/2012
StJohn

There were three key issues discussed at the the Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association's monthly meeting, Thurs., Sept. 20, in St. Helen’s School Hall.

Blue Cart Recycling expanding in the area

Date: 
03/02/2012
SuaveBrink

The City of Chicago has signed a seven-year contract with Waste Management to collect recyclables in the blue carts in regions 1, 3 and 6 (links show map and schedule),

Sanctified copy of the Shroud of Turin will be on exhibit at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral

Date: 
09/21/2011
ShroudofTurin

In honor of the fifth anniversary of St. Nicholas Eparchy, the Parish of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral, 2238 W. Rice St., will have the privilege of exhibiting the fourteen foot by three and a half foot linen reproduction of the original Shroud of Turin.

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Meet Ukrainian artists Oleksa Kovalenko and Walter Monastyretsky

Date: 
08/12/2011
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The Ukrainian National Museum is offering art aficionados and supporters of all ages an enriching exhibit of two renowned and remarkable Ukrainian artists Walter Monastertsky and Oleksa Kovalenko.

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Ukrainian Village's St. Nicholas School celebrates 75 years of creativity

Date: 
06/30/2011
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Seventy-five years of creativity by multiple generations of graduates from St. Nicholas School, 2224 W. Rice St., in Chicago's Ukrainian Village was celebrated during a three day exhibit of talent May 20-21.

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