Work begins on Tufts research lab

阿諾德8生物安全實驗室的企劃圖。圖片由塔芙茨大學提供。

Tufts University started work this month on the Arnold 8 Biosafety Laboratory, a biosafety level 3 research facility at 136 Harrison Avenue, within its existing medical research building. Construction will be completed this summer, with operation depending on the lab’s approval. Continue reading

Chinese seniors strengthen bodies and friendships at Wang YMCA

王蒂娣於華埠王氏青年會運動。圖片由黃靈美提供。

Walking was a trial for Yong Lin, 76. After a knee replacement and back surgery, he frequently had swollen legs and difficulty moving.
Today, Lin walks faster than all his friends and can extend both knees completely. “Every day, I do more than an hour of exercise,” he said. Continue reading

Boston’s Chinatown shows no sign of demise, scholar says

李燦輝教授在波士頓中央圖書館演講。圖片由黃靈美提供。

The fate of Chinatown is far from grim, based on affordable housing demand, community activism and immigration trends, said Tunney Lee, retired professor of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. He discussed “Boston’s Chinatown: Beyond Stereotypes, Food and Boundaries” during a lecture at the Boston Central Library on Feb. 13. Continue reading

New England Gee How Oak Tin Family Association rings in Chinese New Year

紐英倫至孝篤親公所於本月16日在龍鳳酒樓和喜臨門大酒樓舉辦年度宴會。(圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The Gee How Oak Tin Family Association of New England celebrated the Year of the Snake during its annual banquet Feb. 16 at the China Pearl and Hei La Moon restaurants with 107 tables. The family association represents Chinese individuals with the surname of Chan, Woo and Yuen, including “Uncle Bill” and “Uncle Frank” Chin. Continue reading