May 1, 2020, — Mr. Arthur Wong of Boston Chinatown passed away on April 26, 2020 at age 96. The funeral of Mr. Wong was held today at Deware Funeral Home in Quincy, Mass. Only eight people were allowed in the funeral home due to the COVID-19 pandemic related restrictions. Mr. Rich Wong, son of […]
Boston, Oct. 11, 2019, — Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC) launched the Asian Health Initiative in 1995 to support community partners working to address some of the most pressing health concerns in Chinatown and the Boston Asian community. Over the years, those efforts have focused on chronic diseases, family violence, emotional wellness, and tobacco use, […]
Boston, April 22, 2019, — Gock Wong, a resident of Brookline, MA, was born on March 4, 1927 in Hoiping, China, passed away on April 17, 2019. Immigrating to the United States in 1951, he was not able to complete his college education because his family needed immediate financial support. With diligence, hard work, sincerity, […]
Boston, March 22, 2019 — Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center’s president Peter Chan, and executive director Ruth Moy took great pride in announcing the dedication of the Giving Tree today by by hosting a luncheon. The Giving Tree is located in the main lobby of Hong Lok House, at 25 Essex Street in Chinatown.
By Peter Chan, Boston Chinese Catholic Community Boston, Dec. 31, 2018, — Two familiar names were on the list of the 2018 Bishop Cheverus Award. Congratulations to Simon Ho, and we at St. James the Greater Church and Boston Chinese Catholic Community(BCCC) are very proud of him. Simon Ho(left) receives the award from Cardinal O’malley.
(In the evening of Dec. 7, 2018, Dan Koh delivered keynote speech at annual fundraising banquet Harry H. Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund in Boston Chinatown.) To the Board, to Geoff, to all of you — thank you for having me today. It’s an honor. Before I begin I just wanted to recognize my incredible […]
Boston, Oct. 28, 2018, — The Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF), a community-driven organization in Boston Chinatown that promotes the recognition and appreciation of the historical contributions made by Chinese-Americans to the United States, is fielding a “Harmony Through Union” float for the 2019 Rose Parade in Pasadena. Wilson Lee and Esther Lee are also […]
By Victor Chen, bostonese.com Boston, Oct. 22, 2018, In less than three weeks before the mid-tern election, Independent candidate for US Senate Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai and United Nations strategist Shaoyu Yuan came to Boston Chinatown. They spoke with Asian community leaders. The attendees included the President of Empire Auction House Nick Pan, board member of […]
August 15, 2018, (from jesuitseast.org) – Fr. Denis R. Como, SJ, died peacefully on Aug. 14, at 6:40 a.m. at Campion Center, Weston, Mass. Fr. Como was born on Jan. 3, 1936, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1953, at Shadowbrook, Lenox, Mass. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, […]
By Peter Chan, Boston Chinese Catholic Community(BCCC) On Sunday, August 12, 2018, the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time was joyfully celebrated at St. James the Greater Church in Boston Chinatown. In the Lower Church the 8:00 AM Mass in English was presided by Fr. Joseph Baggetta. Staffers at BCCC’s August Moon Festival booth.