The current issue of "Kwartalnik" can be found on the Bukowsko gmina
Scroll down and click on Kwartalnik on the right. Then click on
Page 3 There was a "most beautiful garden" competition in Sanok
powiat. Three families were mentioned:
Elżbieta and Bogusław Bukrej of Nowotaniec, Maria and Krzysztof
Frąckowiak of Nadolany and Łucja and Józef Wójtowicz of Nadolany.
The pictures are pretty impressive. (Note to self: add these places to
Page 5 has a photo of the secondary school principal, Janusz Sitarz
standing with teachers and children from the Pobiedno kindergarten
classes. The children took part in a singing competition and none of
them had stage fright!
Page 6 has a history of Nowotaniec,
Page 7 has a 1960 photo of the firemen of Nowotaniec.
I'm pretty sure I spotted Robert Koczera on page 8. Robert has been
involved with creating an "educational path" in the gmina.
HPI which among other things gave more than 300 bee colonies to 20
beekeepers in Bukowsko. In gratitude the beekeepers along with HPI is
paying it forward with a project, "A piece of honey, a glass of milk"
for the secondary school in Nowotaniec.
Page 9 has an article about shale gas exploration in Poland. Perhaps
the government should talk to residents in Pennsylvania and Texas
about this before making a final decision to frack.
Page 10 mentions a parking garage being built in Sanok which will hold
There is also a warning against opening doors to strangers trying to
sell satellite dishes and the like; especially to the elderly.
The "new" rynek (location of color fountain) now has 79 stalls for
"peddlers." I can't find a web cam for Sanok that will load. But I did
see snow. I was hoping to see what all these little stands look like.
Rebuilding the square (rynek) cost 3 million złoty.
Page 12 has the completion of "Memories of Home" by Władysława Mendruń
Kozimor. This part of her story starts in 1954 when she married. You
can copy and paste the article into Google Translate and get an _idea_
of what she wrote. A family picture is included. Everyone should look
at it to see if anyone looks familiar or reminds you of someone in
your own family.
There's lots more including an obituary.
The back cover of this issue has a photograph of the army in Bukowsko