CHSNE celebrates 18th annual meeting and dinner

The Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) held their eighteenth annual meeting and dinner on September 24, 2010 at China Pearl.  Throughout the night, dishes after dishes of Asian cuisine were served, totaling 11 courses that ranged from seafood in a bird’s nest to yee fu noodles.  It was a night of business and social affair.  Over 100 members, friends, and guests were present to mingle and dine. The meeting started with a tribute to David Wong, co-founder of CHSNE, who passed away earlier this year. Wong was an active member of the Chinatown community who made countless contributions … Continue reading

College of American Pathologists See, Test and Treat Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Prevention Program Comes to Tufts Medical Center

This is the second of a three part series. This features excerpts from an interview with Dr. Andrea Zuckerman who is an Attending Physician in the Department of OB/GYN at Tufts Medical Center and oversees the Wollaston OB/GYN clinic.  Interview conducted by Zenobia Lai of Asian Spectrum. On Saturday October 23rd, Tufts Medical Center will be hosting the College of American Pathologists See, Test and Treat Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Prevention Program in the OB/GYN clinic, South building, 2nd floor, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This program is being championed at Tufts by Barbarajean Magnani, PhD, MD, FCAP … Continue reading

Cancer walk teams raise nearly $100K

Around 1,000 people participated in Quincy Medical Center’s (QMC) cancer walk on September 26th to benefit the Marie A. Curry Fund, which provides free cancer screening, cancer education and equipment to provide state of the art cancer care for patients.   This year’s proceeds, which totaled close to 100,000 dollars, will be used to enhance QMC’s surgical oncology program, including new breast and thoracic surgery clinics that will open this fall. At the opening ceremony in Merrymount Park’s Pageant Field, Medical Chair Dr. Sarah May said, “As an oncologist I know first-hand the importance of community support.  Cancer is not a … Continue reading

A new luxury condominium building coming to Chinatown

Where a vacant building on 120 Kingston Street now stands will be the location of a new luxury condominium building.  Bound by Essex Street, Kingston Street, and Surface Road, the building sits along the Chinatown Park section of the Greenway.  The project, spearheaded by the Hudson Group, has been approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Zoning Board of Appeal since 2008. On the evening of September 20, the Hudson Group, led by Ori Ron, spoke to the Chinatown/South Cove Neighborhood Council about the changes to the original layout and physical appearance of the building.  Physical changes include … Continue reading

25th annual Oak Street Fair

On a sunny Saturday with a few clouds, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc. (BCNC) held the 25th Annul Oak Street Fair on September 25th.  BCNC is an organization that enriches the quality of life in the community by providing resources and support. During the three-hour period, entertainment, activities, games were plentiful.  One could hear the scream and shouts of laughter from children having fun.  According to Lisa Choi, a parent attending the event with her two kids, called the event, “the perfect Saturday fair.” Entertainment included a variety of performances.  The BCNC Acorn Center for Early Education and Care performed … Continue reading