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Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska

Reporter/Producer @ewakj ekern@dnainfo.com

Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo covering Forest Hills, Rego Park and Jamaica.

After immigrating to the U.S. from Poland in 2001, Ewa got a job at the Polish Daily News, where she covered immigration, politics and community news. She has also freelanced for various media outlets, reporting on ethnic groups in New York, from the Russian speaking community in Brighton Beach to Greeks in Astoria.

Her print and radio work has appeared in The New York Times, Feet In 2 Worlds, on WNYC and Public Radio International’s "The World"

She earned her master’s degree in Anthropology in 2009 from Hunter College, writing her thesis on gentrification in Greenpoint.

Among the journalism prizes she has won is the New America Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for “Polish Immigrants in a Changing City,” a series of radio pieces produced for WNYC.

Originally from Warsaw, Ewa now lives in Briarwood.

Fun Fact: An avid birdwatcher, Ewa travels around the world following rare species. Recently, she went to Costa Rica to see a quetzal.

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April 23, 2015

Forest Hills Parents Launch Petition Demanding Fix to Kindergarten Crisis

Kindergartners were being turned away from zoned schools and sent to schools farther away.

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April 23, 2015

Forest Park Greenhouse Opens to Public For the First Time in Decades

The Forest Park Greenhouse is allowing visitors a rare glimpse inside this Saturday.

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April 21, 2015

$2.2M Rufus King Park Renovation Includes Restored Gazebo and Sprinklers

The project will include renovation of the gazebo and sprinklers.  

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April 21, 2015

Two Robberies Within Hours at Forest Hills Subway Station, Police Say

A group attacked a 21-year-old man inside the 71st-Continental Avenue subway station, police said. 

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April 21, 2015

Dozens of NYPD Cameras Coming to High Crime Spots in Southeast Queens

The cameras may roll out by this summer, according to Assemblyman William Scarborough.

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April 20, 2015

Man Stabbed to Death in Front of Jamaica Restaurant, Police Say

It was the first homicide in the neighborhood this year.  

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April 20, 2015

Van Morrison Joins The Who and Santana in Forest Hills Stadium Lineup

Residents will have a chance to discuss the upcoming concert series during a community forum Tuesday.