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We have had requests to group new links together in a "What's New" page. As we add to It's All Relative, we will list the additions here for ten days in the order in which they were added along with Czech, Slovak, and Rusyn events for one month prior to the event.

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The What's New Here page for 2008 and previous years
An amazing collection of Christmas Cookie Recipes direct from the North Pole - It's not too early to start baking planning! - Updated 11 November 2008
The Eastern European Upside Down Christmas Tree - Updated 11 November 2008
What is your all-time favorite Christmas Movie - Linked 11 November 2008
The book Slovak Pittsburgh by Lisa A. Alzo is now available on sale for $11.65 - Linked 10 November 2008
Czecho-Slovak Fairy Tales The Disobedient Kids and Other Czecho-Slovak Fairy Tales reprint of 1921 edition - Linked 10 November 2008
Specimens of Slavonic Literature from Croatian, Serbian, Slovak, Little Russian, Bohemian, and Slovene. - Linked 10 November 2008
Pysanky Eggs and Supplies on eBay - Updated 08 November 2008
The February Wallpaper of the Month - This month's wallpaper features Carpathian Lovers in the Hay for Saint Valentine's Day - Posted 03 February 2007
Eastern European Wedding Traditions has been updated - Updated 03 February 2008
The Byzantine Catholics of Cleveland, Ohio - Linked 03 January 2008
Christmas Cribs of the churches of Presov, Slovakia - Linked 31 December 2007
The Lekvar Page was updated with fascinating trivia and facts about your favorite filling - Updated 28 December 2007
New surnames were added to Searching in Slovakia - Updated 29 November 2007
New surnames were added to Czeching Out Our Ancestors - Updated 29 November 2007
Just released - Moravian Christmas in the South at a special 20% off introductory price - Posted 11 November 2007
The November Czech and Slovak Book of the Month is Slovak Pittsburg - Posted 11 November 2007 DNA testing - high tech family research - Linked 11 November 2007
The Czech Pribyl Bethlehem Scene in Texas - Updated 09 November 2007
The village of Zamutov, Slovakia - Linked 06 November 2007
Photos of All Souls Day in Slovakia - Linked 03 November 2007
All Souls Day in Slovakia, November 2, a day of remembrance for the deceased. A Photo was added. - Updated 02 November 2007
View Our Guestbook or Sign Our Guestbook - Updated 01 November 2007
The Light a Candle Remembrance List for All Souls Day, 02 November 2007, is now available - Updated 01 November 2007
All Souls Day in the Czech Republic, November 2, a day of remembrance for the deceased. - Updated 31 October 2007
All Saints Day celebration at St Marys cemetery in West, Texas - Linked 31 October 2007
Chicken Noodle Soup - Recipe, customs, traditions and Memories - Posted 30 October 2007
Gelnica, Slovakia - Linked 30 October 2007
The Passing of the Bridal Shoe Wedding Custom - Posted 29 October 2007
The Czech Bridal Song Wedding Reception Custom - Posted 29 October 2007
The book, Grammatica Slavo-ruthena, - seu vetero-slavicae, et actu in montibus by Mihály Lucskay is available on line - Linked 28 October 2007
Vote for your Favorite Christmas Novelty Song or see which song is leading in the poll - Updated 27 October 2007
Slovak Christmas Recipes from Slovakia in Slovak - Linked 26 October 2007
A great web site! Rus'kyj Muzikanty - Carpathian Folk Musicians - Jerry Jumba will be at the Carpatho-Rusyn Fest in Uniontown, Pennsylvania 28 October 2007 - Updated 25 October 2007
Update on the Slovak Festival in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on November 4, 2007 - Updated 24 October 2007
Watch a most inspiring video presentation of the Slovenska statna hymna - Slovak National Anthem sung in Slovak - Posted 24 October 2007
The Czech KJT, Catholic Union of Texas - Linked 19 October 2007
The Catholic Order of Foresters Benevolent Society - Linked 19 October 2007
Searching for Grandpa by Kathi White - Linked 18 October 2007
Vote for your Favorite Czech Christmas Carol - Updated 17 October 2007
Silent Night, lyrics in Czech - Posted 17 October 2007
Free Trial - World Deluxe Membership. - Updated 17 October 2007
The History of Good King Wenceslaus, Patron of the Czech people. - Updated 15 October 2007
Saint John Nepomuk Czech Roman Catholic Church, Saint Louis, Missouri will have a Goulash Festival November 11, 2007 - Posted 14 October 2007
Racial Problems in Hungary by Scotus Viator, 1908 - Updated 14 October 2007
What was your Favorite Christmas Toy? Post your Christmas memories today. - Updated 13 October 2007
High Tech tools for Reading Gravestone - Updated 12 October 2007
The Greek Catholic Church, by Andrew J. Shipman written in 1909 an excellent article. It gives a 1909 perspective on the immigration of Ruthenians to America including their origins. - Linked 10 October 2007
Old Homes of New Americans - The Country and the People of the Ausro-Hungarian Monarchy and Their Contribution to the New World by Francis E. Clark - Updated 09 October 2007
The Politics of Slovak Immigration from Austria-Hungary circa 1905 - Updated 08 October 2007
Why does it take an iconographer 7 years to paint? - An Eastern Orthodox tale - Linked 07 October 2007
Polka Radio on line 24/7 The Jammer Network dedicated to polka music - Linked 07 October 2007
Medovnicky, the Slovak cookie art - Updated 06 October 2007
Christmas Toy Collectibles gift ideas - Posted 04 October 2007
A Slovak's Night before Christmas Poem - Posted 04 October 2007
See Lionel Train Commercials and Film Shorts from the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's - Posted 02 October 2007

The Czech and Slovak Genealogical Research Question and Answer Forum. See if you can help someone with a question about research in Slovakia or post any question you may have. Over 2,500 web surfers have joined the question and answer forum already and posted 50,000+ messages. There is no charge or fee to join the forum - Updated Daily

The Chat Room is open 24 hours a day for your use...

The Czech Republic: A Curriculum Guide for Secondary School Teachers Created by the Center for Russian and East European Studies University Center for International Studies at University of Pittsburgh April 2004 - Linked 02 October 2007
Slovak Homes and Property Values today - Linked 01 October 2007
The Red Cross Christmas Seals of Czechoslovakia, 1926-1951, different seals for Czechs and Slovaks were issued - Posted 29 September 2007
Pictures of Prague Day in Chicago on 27 October, 2007 - Posted 29 September 2007
The Czech Children's Chorus Lark from Zidlochovice will be performing at the First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena, CA on Sept 30 at 7:30 PM. - Posted 28 September 2007
The charity Christmas Seals for mothers from Czechoslovakia 1919-1947 - Updated 28 September 2007
The official web site of Bytca, Slovakia - Linked 28 September 2007
Friday, September 28 is the Feast of Saint Vaclav (Wenceslaus), perhaps the best known Czech Saint - Linked 27 September 2007
Czech Christmas Stamps - 1993-2006 - Posted 27 September 2007
The Otpust 2007 photo album from Mount Saint Macrina in Uniontown, Pennsylvania - Linked 27 September 2007
The book, Classic Lionel Trains is on sale for $4.98 today - Linked 27 September 2007
Slovak Heritage Christmas Tree Ornaments - Posted 26 September 2007
Czech Straw Eggs at the American Museum of Straw Art - Linked 26 September 2007
The Prague Post - Daily news from the Czech republic in English - Linked 26 September 2007
The Czech Heritage Society of Texas - Linked 26 September 2007
The Basilica Minor Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary in Olomouc, Czech republic Porcelain Christmas Ornament - Posted 25 September 2007
Eastern Catholic and Orthodox Theotokos Christmas Tree Ornament - Posted 25 September 2007
New Clearance DVDs at Up to 85% off in the A&E SHOP! - Linked 25 September 2007
Recipes from Slovakia in Slovak at Receptar - Linked 25 September 2007
Take up to 40% off all WWII DVDs at the History Channel Shop - Linked 25 September 2007
The Zlata Praha Restaurant in Astoria, New York has their menu on line along with a Czech and Slovak gift shop - Linked 25 September 2007
Up to 85% off DVDs in The History Channel Clearance Sale - Updated 25 September 2007
The Foods and Recipes Message Index for Genealogy Czech and Slovak at Delphi Forums, 1998-2007 - Posted 24 September 2007
Check out the Anniversary Slovak-American Cook Book by the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association - Linked 24 September 2007
Really making Slovak Pork Sausage from scratch - Linked 24 September 2007
Fotogaleria Bratislavy by Roman Delikát - Linked 23 September 2007
The Government Land Register Database in Slovakia explained in English - Linked 23 September 2007
The Slovak Roma and Czech Roma Message Bases have regular update messages and news from the Roma Virtual Network - Linked 22 September 2007
Only the bravest of cooks will make Slovak Hurka - Linked 22 September 2007
Take an Interior and Exterior Tour of a modern mountain cabin in Porac dolina complete with scenic views - Posted 20 September 2007
A rather amazing site Satellite Views of Slovakia complete with overlays of road maps with villages and towns named and pinpointed. Click on Slovakia (General) when you get there. - Linked 19 September 2007
Satellite Views of the Czech republic complete with overlays of road maps with villages and towns named and pinpointed. Click on Czech republic (General) when you get there. - Linked 19 September 2007
A satellite view of Porac, Slovakia - Linked 19 September 2007
Search Historical Newspaper Collections for family and facts - Linked 16 September 2007
The Slovak Sun newspaper in English - Linked 16 September 2007
Build your family tree and find long lost information. The Free Trial will jump start your search - Linked 16 September 2007
You can Search 1911 Canada Census on line. Many Slovaks and Czechs ended up in Canada. See the circa 1903 Canadian Immigration Bus - Linked 16 September 2007
Slovenska restauracia "U Michala" in Trnava, Slovakia has their Menu in English and Slovak on line. It's a great way to get the correct Slovak name and spelling of traditional dishes - Linked 15 September 2007
Today, September 14, is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross for Eastern Rite Catholic and Orthodox. The Byzantine Catholic Church of Slovakia (Greckokatolicka cirkev na Slovensku) has put the Troparion of Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Tone 1 on line in MP3 format - Linked 14 September 2007
Slavic Gods and Godesses of the Greater Pantheon - Linked 13 September 2007
Several Hundred Great Items from Slovakia on eBay - Updated 13 September 2007
There are over 10,000 great Czech items on eBay - Updated 13 September 2007
Lots of old Pre-1992 items from Czechoslovakia on eBay - Updated 13 September 2007
Map of Austria-Hungary, Distribution of Races (Nationalities) - Linked 12 September 2007
The Croatians in Slovakia - Linked 12 September 2007
The book - Ukraine's Orange Revolution - Linked 12 September 2007
Map of Hungary: 1774 - Linked 12 September 2007
McJoyful Christmas in Eastern Europe - Posteded 10 September 2007
The Coming of the Gubi - Bethlehem Carolers and the Jaslickare Play - Photo Circa 1929 in Flint, Michigan - Posted 09 September 2007
Moravian Christmas Traditions of the South by Nancy Smith Thomas - Posted 09 September 2007
Obituary of Czechoslovak Freedom Fighter and World-Renowned Housing Economist Michael Sumichrast - Posted 09 September 2007
Eating Out - Linked 9 September 2007
YouTube Limbora Slovak Folk Dance Group - Linked 09 September 2007
Babushka Power and Pittsburgh Steelers - Posted 8 September 2007
The We Are Ellis Island organization - Linked 07 September 2007
Story on the Minnesota Slivovitz Festival - Linked 07 September 2007
The Slivovitz Festival, Slovak Plum Brandy web site - Linked 07 September 2007
The Lattimer Massacre was 110 years ago, Sept. 10, 1897 - Linked 02 September 2007
Wallpaper of the Month - This month's wallpaper features a cabin in Parnica, Slovak Republic. Párnica is a village and municipality in Dolný Kubín District in the Zilina Region of northern Slovakia. - Posted 01 September 2007
The Slovak National Uprising (Slovenské národné povstanie) SNP - August 29 1944 - Linked 28 August 2007
Otpust 2007 starts this weekend in Uniontown, Pennsylvania - Linked 27 August 2007
Slovak Christmas Orechovnic Nut Roll and Cheese roll Video Recipes - Posted 26 August 2007
McDonald's Big Mac Commercial sung in Ukrainian complete with Cyrillic lettering - Linked 26 August 2007
The history of the Cyrillic Alphabet - Linked 26 August 2007
The Slovak village of Margecany - Linked 26 August 2007
Vianoce Market in Bratislava - Linked 26 August 2007
Dobry Vechir Toby - Ukrainian Christmas Koledy - Linked 26 August 2007
Christmas Day in Ukraine - Linked 26 August 2007
The Top Ten Web Sites in the Czech Republic this week. You will be surprised! - Posted 23 August 2007
The Top Ten Web Sites in Slovakia this week. You will be surprised! - Posted 22 August 2007
The Slovak Cicmany Garden G Gauge outdoor railroad - Linked 21 August 2007 property and housing search of Slovakia by village in English with interior and exterior photos of the homes - Linked 20 August 2007
News from the US National Archives on their 2007 efforts to digitize and make available information - Linked 19 August 2007
Get a free printable Relationship Chart great for parties or reunions - Updated 17 August 2007
Roman Catholic Slovak Priests, US Oratory of Philip Neri in New York - Linked 17 August 2007
The History Channel Special Secret Societies DVD Set - Mysteries of the Freemasons, Secrets of Kabbalah, Opus Dei and Templar Code - Linked 17 August 2007
Teacher Resources Educational Resources Sale at BookCloseouts - Linked 17 August 2007
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet now with an amazing +250,000 links - Updated 17 August 2007
OLTV - Light of the East - Orientale Lumen Television Eastern Catholic On Line TV - Posted 16 August 2007
The US Version of Family Tree Maker 2008 is now available - Linked 15 August 2007
The Official Guide to Family Tree Maker 2008 - Linked 15 August 2007
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library Slavic and East European Library Catalog - Linked 15 August 2007
We built a simple Kopchak Family Page in about 5 minutes last week. Great tool for sharing Family Research. - Posted 14 August 2007
Buy a Star Name A Great Birthday, Wedding or Anniversary Gift Idea - Posted 14 August 2007
Photos of Skalica in western Slovakia - Linked 13 August 2007
Search the 1930 Census! - Linked 13 August 2007
The Vampire in Hungary and Czechoslovakia by Montague Summers - Linked 12 August 2007
Changes in the Heart of Europe Recent Ethnographies of Czechs Slovak - Linked 12 August 2007
Independent Bohemia An Account of the Czecho Slovak Struggle for Liberty reprint of the 1918 work - Linked 12 August 2007
Illustrated History of Slovakia is the feaured book for August 2007. It will be the topic for a book discussion group on Slovak-World in September - Linked 09 August 2007
Search the RootsWeb SSDI (Social Security Death Index) - Linked 08 August 2007
Saint Ladislas Parish, Cleveland, Ohio - Updated 08 August 2008
Bolchazy-Carducci has made available a 67 page excerpt from the 5,764 page Complete Hitler available free on line. Click on the Complete Hitler link and then the sample link. - Posted 06 August 2007
Saint Ferdinand Roman Catholic Church in Florissant Missouri has great information on the Catholic Faith and a two hundred year history - Posted 06 August 2007
Get a Slovak or Czech T-Shirt - Be proud of your heritage - Posted 30 July 2007
Subscribe to Slovak-World
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The Family Tree Pavlovic has 460 members mostly from East Slovakia - Linked 22 July 2007
Recent additions to the LDS Slovak Filming Effort - Linked 22 July 2007
Photos and story of the massive Slovak Animated Wood Carving Display by Slovak Master Woodcarver, Jozef Pekara in Grove City, Pennsylvania - Linked 18 July 2007
Traditional Czech Etiquette and Customs - Linked 18 July 2007
The World Christmas site for traditions from around the world page had the first update for 2007 - Updated 18 July 2007
From Good King Wenceslas to the Good Soldier Svejk - A Dictionary of Czech Popular Culture by Andrew Roberts - Posted 18 July 2007
Today's Famous Birthdays at the S9 Biographies - Linked 17 July 2007
The book Culture and Customs of the Czech Republic and Slovakia By Craig Cravens just published last year makes great reading - Posted 16 July 2007
Making Sauerkraut and Pickled Vegetables at Home - Creative recipes for lactic fermented food to improve your health by Klaus Kaufmann and Annelies Schoneck is a great book for under $10.00 - Linked 16 July 2007
The Dvorak Family Web Site - Linked 15 July 2007
Super prices on Harry Potter books. Some at up to 75% off. 36 titles to select from. - Linked 15 July 2007
The Best selling Czech and Slovak book at Barnes and Noble last week was Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech and Slovak Republics by Jane Simmonds, Emily Hatchwell, and Magda Hannay - Linked 15 July 2007
About Stacking Dolls - Matryoshka Dolls - Posted 15 July 2007
The Troparion of Easter - Christ is Risen in Slavonic - Posted 14 July 2007
Survey of Slovakia Church Records (cirkevena matrika) Held by the Mormon's Family History Library (FHL) as of May 9, 2007 by Bill Tarkulich - Linked 14 July 2007
The Book of the Month for July is Nina Trnka's Slovak-English, English-Slovak Concise Dictionary is the feaured book for July and a classic. The book has been on my desk for years. My copy is well worn. - Posted 02 July 2007
The 1922 Census of Slovaks of Mahoning County Ohio was updated and expanded - Updated 01 July 2007
The Wedding Chicken Dance with Myron Floren and Mouseketeer Bobbie Burgess - Posted 30 June 2007
In the Shadows of the Holocaust and Communism Czech and Slovak Jews Since 1945 - Linked 25 June 2007
There are still 4 copies of Polish Cooking by Marianna Olszewska Heberle available at the special price of $6.99 - Linked 25 June 2007
Singing in Czech - A Guide to Czech Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire - Linked 21 June 2007
Happiness Is Being Married to a Slovak T-Shirt - Linked 20 June 2007
The book Slovak Pittsburgh by Lisa Alzo - Posted 17 June 2007
The Ukrainians of Chicagoland, Rusyns, Ruthenians and national identity from the Ukrainian point of view - Posted 17 June 2007
The Good Soldier Svejk, a Czech classic story by by Jarslav Hasek - Posted 17 June 2007
YouTube Snow White Clip in Slovak - Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho - Linked 14 June 2007
The Ancestry Store Books, records, maps, software, photos and gifts - Linked 14 June 2007
A real blast from the past K-TEL's 1971 Television Commercial for Polka's Greatest hits - Linked 12 June 2007
YouTube Pittsburgh Steelers Polka Fight Song - Linked 11 June 2007
Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture by Paul Robert Magocsi and Ivan Pop - Posted 10 June 2007
Transylvanian Village Music CD - On line samples are available - This music might strike some as rather dissonant at first. - Linked 10 June 2007
The Polish Wedding Traditions section was expanded - Updated 10 June 2007
Slovak Historic Organs CD - Linked 10 June 2007
Czech - Languages Of The World language learning course - Linked 10 June 2007
Slovak Csardas Dance Tunes from the Pennsylvania Coal Mines 1928-1930 CD - Linked 10 June 2007
Weather for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania - Posted 09 June 2007
Every month in 2007 we will be showcasing a new book relating to Czech and Slovak customs and traditions. Rick Steves' Prague and the Czech Republic 2007 is the feaured book for June. See the spires of Prague, castles of Bohemia, and villages of Moravia. - Posted 09 June 2007
Black Forest Cuisine The Classic Blending of European Flavors - Linked 09 June 2007
Map of Prague, Czech Republic circa 1900 - Updated 09 June 2007
Streetwise Prague Map - Linked 09 June 2007
Slovak Bride in Traditional Wedding Dress - Posted 07 June 2007
You can Order Birth and Death Records Online! - Linked 07 June 2007
Light of the East streaming Byzantine Catholic Audio Feed - Linked 06 June 2007
Slovak and Czech sheet music is available at Sheet Music Plus - Linked 05 June 2007
Wallpaper of the Month - The Window's Wallpaper of the Month for June is a limited edition lithograph of a cabin in the village of Horny Tisovnik, Slovakia - Posted 04 June 2007
Introduction to Beginning Slovak Research - Linked 04 June 2007
The Lost Wooden Synagogues of Eastern Europe, A Filmed Documentary - Linked 04 June 2007
Souvenir book of the Slovak Catholic Sokol golden jubilee : 1905-1955 - Linked 04 June 2007
Search the 1930 US Federal Census - Linked 04 June 2007
Bill Tarkulich has put together a group of pages that should be required reading for anyone with Slovak Roots - Linked 03 June 2007
Learn about the curing magic of the Juniper Wood Necklace from the Carpathian Mountains - Updated 03 June 2007
Listen to Slovak Radio on your computer - Updated 01 June 2007
The Ancestry Database Card Catalog - Linked 01 June 2007
Discovering New Databases with the Database Card Catalog - Linked 01 June 2007
The official web site of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic, Washington, D.C. features information on Slovak presence in the United States, travel and tourism, business and economy, culture and history, consular services, and general background on the Slovak Republic. New press releases have been posted - Linked 01 June 2007
Slovak Day and Byzantine Day are coming up in June 2007 at Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Updated 31 May 2007
Search US Federal Census Records on line - Linked 31 May 2007
Check out the RootsWeb Surname List - Linked 28 May 2007
Every month in 2007 we will be showcasing a new book relating to Czech and Slovak customs and traditions. Czech & Slovak Republics by Lisa Dunford, Neil Wilson, Neil Wilson, Brett Atkinson, and Brett Atkinson is the feaured book for May - Linked 27 May 2007
Slovak - Languages Of The World Learning to speak Slovak has never been easier, quicker or more fun. Anyone, even complete beginners, can start speaking Slovak almost immediately with this unique learning system. Slovak Languages of the World teaches you to the language, in context, using an extensive variety of interactive learning activities that are fun - Linked 19 May 2007
The Daily Reading by the Catholic Information Network - Updated 19 May 2007
Slovak and Carpatho-Rusyn Easter Traditions page - Updated 14 March 2007
Live Web Cam from the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic - Updated 26 January 2006
Wallpaper of the Month - The Window's Wallpaper of the Month for January is a limited edition lithograph of a street scene from the village of Habovka, Slovakia -Posted 26 January 2006
For great recipes from your grandmother, "Slovenske Jedlo", billed as Pennsylvania Slovak Soul Food just in time for Superbowl XL - visit - Updated 26 January 2006
Special Prices on Sheet Music for Christmas - Updated 15 October 2005
The Czech and Slovak Bargain Bin of books - Save up to 80% off list - Updated 18 August 2004
They came from Eastern Europe and made America great - A Polka Saulute to the American Farmer - Updated 07 July 2004
The featured book this Month is Icon of Spring - Growing up Slovak-American in Pittsburgh.

Read more about it at our Book of the Month program that features a different book every month relating to the Czech and Slovak Republics or genealogical research. We have expanded the Translation Dictionary section and now offer over 50 different Czech and Slovak translation tools and 40 different Language Learning Tools.

Slovakia entered the European Union (EU) on May 1 - TASR - News from the Slovak Republic - Updated Updated 01 May 2004
Saint Days of the Orthodox Church - Linked 31 January 2004
Czech Folk Costumes and accessories - Linked 31 January 2004
Slavic Pagan Folk Beliefs and Ritual Recipes - Linked 03 January 2004
The George Rabatin Family from Valkovce, Slovakia - Linked 05 January 2004
Growing up in a Carpatho-Rusyn family on Bald Mountain near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania - Growing Up on Bald Mountain - Great reading - Linked 03 January 2004
We have the new Transcarpathian Holiday Dishes for Christmas and Easter Cookbook - Posted 22 December 2003
History of Slovaks in Yonkers, New York - Slovaks on the Hudson - Posted 06 September 2003
Names of the Months in Latin, Church Old Slavonic, Ukrainian, Russian, Polish, and German - Linked 18 August 2003
We have a new featured CD at the Czech Music Shop - Vesili Muzikanty - The Hank Haller Ensemble performs some great Bohemian Brass Band music - Updated 08 August 2003
Slovak Embossed Wax Egg Christmas Ornaments - a unique form of folk art - Updated 08 August 2003
Vikartovsky, Zoldak, and Puskar Slovak Family web site - Linked 08 August 2003
The Blahnik Family and it's origins in Bohemia - Linked 08 August 2003
Mark's Easter Egg Page - Linked 18 May 2003
The decendants of family in Jakubany Slovakia will be having a "reunion" September 10-12-2004 in Mercer PA at Camp Nazareth. Those interested in being part of this "reunion" should contact - Posted 17 May 2003
Ten day travel planner weather for Bratislava, Slovakia - Updated 17 May 2003
Ten day travel planner weather for Prague, Czech Republic - Updated 17 May 2003
Ten day travel planner weather for Kocise, Slovak Republic - Updated 17 May 2003
Find Long Lost Information, put the assets of the internet at work for you, Global Search - Linked 11 May 2003
Average Temperatures and Rainfall by month for Bratislava in western Slovakia - Linked 11 May 2003
Average Temperatures and Rainfall by month for Poprad in eastern Slovakia - Linked 11 May 2003
Average Temperatures and Rainfall by month for Prague, Czech Republic - Linked 11 May 2003
Detailed Hourly Weather Forecast for Kosice in eastern Slovakia - Linked 11 May 2003
Detailed Hourly Weather Forecast for Bratislava in western Slovakia - Linked 11 May 2003
Detailed Hourly Weather Forecast for Prague, Czech Republic - Linked 11 May 2003
We have updated Eastern European Wedding Traditions this week with many new traditions added - Updated 17 April 2005
We invite you to join us in a celebration of Easter in the Slovak and Carpatho-Rusyn tradition - Updated 17 April 2005
Bishop Michael Rusnak passed away in the Lord last week in Toronto. Vicnaja jemu pamjat! - Linked 20 January 2003
A great book - A Treasury of Czech Love Poems and Proverbs - Posted 20 January 2003
Polish Weddings - Customs & Traditions in a book by Sophie Hodorowicz Knab - Posted 20 January 2003
Theophany and the blessing of homes - Updated 05 January 2003
The Slovak Biographical Dictionary is now available in an English translation - Linked 12 September 2002
The Czech legend of the Golem - Linked 12 August 2002
Photos of the Slovak Group Borovienka - Linked 12 August 2002
A Kaminsky Family Tree - Linked 12 August 2002
You can now search the Slovak Phone Directory using English menus - Linked 12 August 2002
The America and Czechoslovakia By Dr. Ferdinand Veverk, 1933 - Posted 23 June 2002
Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Linked 16 June 2002
Economic Relations of Czechoslovakia and the U.S. circa 1933 - by the Czechoslovak Minister of Commerce, Dr. Josef Matousek - Posted 16 June 2002
Travel to Eastern Europe from the Washington Post - Linked 16 June 2002
The Czech in Slovak Press in America Through 1930 - Posted 18 May 2002
Kostohryz and Rydel - Looking Back 400 Years on a Czech family - Linked 18 May 2002
Slovakia is IIHF World Champion in hockey for 2002 - Linked 18 May 2002
Ruthenian Internet Radio - Linked 18 May 2002
Janosik The Slovak Robin Hood In the Light of Documentary Evidence and Popular Legend - Posted 30 April 2002
Cooking with Baba Slovak home cooking cookbook - Posted 22 April 2002
Czechoslovakia At the Century of Progress, Chicago, Illinois 1933 - Posted 21 April 2002
The Art of Medovnicky - Slovak honey cake cookies - Posted 21 April 2002
The Saint Louis Byzantine Catholic Parish online bulletin for Saturday, 20 April 2002 - Updated 21 April 2002
Travel in the Liptov Slovakia area - Linked 13 April 2002
The Slovak website of Jan Liptovsky - Linked 13 April 2002
Jenny June Fancy Work Fine Needlework and Embroidery Supplies - Linked 09 April 2002
Majolika Modra is a world famous pottery maker in Slovakia with samples of their work on line - Linked 22 March 2002
The Kolackov Project now has the Kolackov, Slovakia Census for 1869 along with the Census of Livestock is now on line - Linked 17 March 2002
Romany Fortune Telling - Linked 13 March 2002
The Saint of the Day - Linked 13 March 2002
Lubomyr Husar Greek Catholic Cardinal - Linked 13 March 2002
The Kuty Family of the Czech Republic - Linked 08 March 2002
Archival Supplies for your valued photos and documents by LightImpressions - Linked 08 March 2002
The Great Flu Epidemic of 1918 ravaged the world - Linked 08 March 2002
Pastor Michael Hayduk invites you to read the history of the Byzantine Catholic St. Nicholas Church in Cleveland, Ohio - Linked 08 March 2002
Find Long Lost Ancestors and Information - Posted 08 March 2002
The Czech and Slovak Movie Page has The Eastern Orthodox Chants of Easter DVD available again - Updated 06 March 2002
Visit the Slovak Shop at eBay for some great Eastern European items - Updated 05 March 2002
Try the Daily Genealogy Tips And Tricks - Updated 05 March 2002
Karel Kysilka Czech Page - Linked 25 February 2002
The Fridrich and Kindl Families of Divin, Novohrad, Slovakia - Linked 25 February 2002
The Chaldean Mass Translated into English - Linked 25 February 2002 Recipes Page - Updated 23 February 2002
Plush Dreams The cutest, cuddliest, stuffed animals on the planet looking for a home in your Easter basket! - Updated 23 February 2002
The Ostrava Lady Teachers' Choir has a MP3 version of Tancuj Tancuj on line for your listening pleasure - Linked 19 February 2002
Profit Slovak news in English - Updated 19 February 2002
Zemlya, the 1930 movie classic is now available on DVD with English subtitles - Linked 17 February 2002
Serbian Wedding Traditions - Updated 17 February 2002
Russian Wedding Traditions - Updated 16 February 2002
The Czech Embassy, Washington, D.C. has a new URL - Linked 16 February 2002
For Meat Free meals try Vegetarian Journal and Our Daily Bread - Linked 11 February 2002
The Piroghi Maker tool lets you make more than 2 dozen piroghi at a time - Updated 11 February 2002
The new book Slovak Tales for Young and Old was just released this week - Posted 08 February 2002
Slovakia in the 2002 Winter Olympics - Linked 08 February 2002
Ukrainian Easter - Folk Customs and Recipes, a great book - Posted 08 February 2002
Bishop Basil Schott's Pastoral message for the Great Fast, 2002 - Linked 08 February 2002
Rusyn Mardi Gras or Fasengy from the GCU Magazine at the Carpatho-Rusyn Knowledge Base - Linked 08 February 2002
New items were added to the Easter Shop - Posted 06 February 2001
Check out the new Illinois Statehouse web site - Linked 06 February 2002
The Skvarenina Family originates from what is now known as Bosany, Slovakia - Posted 02 Fenbruary 2002
Two new Czech Classical Double CD sets at a special price of $9.00 were added to the Czech Music Shop Classical Music section - Posted 02 Fenbruary 2002
Check out the new Sacred Music at the Slovak Music Shop. we just got in Christos Voskrese this week - Posted 29 January 2002
The new book Traditional Slovak Folktales will make a great Easter present - Posted 19 January 2002
The Czech, Carpatho-Rusyn, and and Slovak Chat area is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your use - Updated 29 December 2001
Wonder what shopping was like for your ancestors 100 years ago? Check out the Carpatho-Rusyn Market of 1904 - posted 17 December 2001
The second printing of the book Three Slovak Women by Liza A. Alzo is now available - Posted 10 December 2001
Join us for a Czech, Bohemian and Moravian Christmas - Updated 24 November 2001
Check out the sites and sounds of a Slovak and Carpatho-Rusyn Christmas - Updated 24 November 2001
Just released on CD, The Immigrant Cocoon - Central Europeans in the Cambridge, Ohio Coalfield - Posted 10 November 2001
Slavic Proverbs - My Mother's Words of Wisdom is a wonderful collection of 725 Slavic proverbs from both America and Eastern Europe - Posted 07 November 2001
Read about Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge - Linked 23 September 2001
WestFest Czech Polka Festival was held in Texas - Linked 01 September 2001
The Annual Otpust was held Labor Day weekend in Uniontown, Pennsylvania - Linked 01 September 2001
The book, Bratislava - Visiting Slovakia, was just released August 2001 in an English North American edition - Linked 13 August 2001
The book, Danubeland, part of the Regions without Frontiers series was just released August 2001 in an English North American edition - Linked 13 August 2001
The August Window's Wallpaper of the Month features Carpathian Lovers in the hay, rated G for all audiences - Updated 11 August 2001
Czech and Slovak Republic Road Maps - Posted 23 July 2001
Czech Republic, Bohemia, and Moravia Genealogical Research with a special section called Czeching Out Our Ancestors for posting your family information. Over 15,000 surnames are now listed are now listed in the updated alphabetic index - Updated 23 July 2001
Searching in Slovakia has new surnames added almost every day. Stop in and see if you find any matches to your research efforts. Over 20,000 surnames are posted. - Updated 23 July 2001
The Canadian Government Colonization Company recruited many immigrants at the turn of the century. See if any of your relatives ended up in Canada - Updated 22 July 2001
National Geographic Magazine presents The Gypsies of Eastern Europe - Link 21 July 2001
The July Window's Wallpaper of the Month features a war scene from World War I in Europe. The color post card picture features the Austro-Hungarian Army in action - URL corrected 10 August 2001
The West-Ukrainian Jewish Historical Research Center - Zikaron offers cemetery services and searches in Transcarpathia - Linked 14 July 2001
The Cleveland Necrology File contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices for the following years: 1833, 1847-1848, and 1850-1975 - Linked 12 July 2001
Photos from the 23rd Annual Button Box Festival - Fontana, California - Linked 09 July 2001
An interesting History of Crocheting by Crochet with Dee - Updated 08 July 2001
Access historical records through the new State of Pennsylvania PA PowerPort on line records system - Posted 05 July 2001
The Pennsylvania Department of Health - Division of Vital Records can hold the key to long lost family information for immigrants that settled in Pennsylvania - Updated 02 July 2001
The Rusyn Homepage - Updated 21 June 2001
The book, Slovakia: A Photographic Odyssey, was just released June 2001 in a deluxe coffee table edition - Linked 27 May 2001
Saint John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Linked 27 May 2001
Byzantine church leader dies - Metropolitan Judson Procyk - Linked 27 May 2001
Immigrants from Europe between 1880 and 1924 spawned Four South Pittsburgh churches marking centennials this year - Linked 27 May 2001
McKeesport's St. Sava Church revel in Serbian roots - Linked 27 May 2001
Church historian writing book for St. Nicholas Byzantine Church in McKeesport, Pennsylvania - Linked 27 May 2001
Rev. Theodore Seginak - The Retired Poet-Pastor of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania - Linked 27 May 2001
Search the Social Security Death Index and get information on the Social Security Administration along with genenealogical resources on the internet and beyond - Updated 06 May 2001
Burials in the Military Cemetery of Kocise for the years 1914 - 1919 - Linked 17 March 2001
The March/April 2001 issue of Piecework magazine contains a beautiful article by Helene Baine Cincebeaux titled "Embroidered Coats and Vests of Slovakia", well worth getting a copy - Posted 22 February 2001
2001 Polka Album of the Year Grammy nominees - Linked 21 February 2001
Morava, online magazine for Moravia and Moravians, their heritage, lives and work - Linked 21 February 2001
Horehronie, Slovakia - Linked 20 February 2001
Plagues and Epidemics of Eastern Europe - Linked 20 February 2001
A Short Introduction to the History, Customs and Practices of the Moravian Church - Linked 20 February 2001
Mark Jesko Home Page - Vitame vas! - Linked 20 February 2001
Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocesan 75th Anniversary Dinner Address by Cardinal William H. Keeler - Linked 20 February 2001
The Pascha Cover, part of the Easter tradition - Linked 19 February 2001
Czech Americans in Sports by Mila Rechcigl - Linked 18 February 2001
The Carpatho-Rusyn Wedding Rug - Posted 17 February 2001
The CGSI Conference will be held in Pittsburgh 31 October through 3 November 2001 - Linked 17 February 2001
The Roma in the Czech Republic - Linked 17 February 2001
Gypsy Love Magic - Linked 17 February 2001
If you have Czech ancestry, you will find the work in progress, Czech Settlements and Communities in the US By Miloslav Rechcigl. Jr. very interesting - Linked 16 February 2001
The village of Velke Rovne, Slovakia - Linked 16 February 2001
How Speculation Becomes Fact in Genealogical Research - Linked 16 February 2001
Help for Parents - Linked 16 February 2001
The new items were added to our Czech, Slovak and Carpatho-Rusyn Easter Ideas Shop - Updated 16 February 2001
Without a country, Rusins have an identity problem by Chuck Haga of the Minneapolis Star Tribune - Linked 15 February 2001
Journey to America by Yosif Kirtsman - Linked 15 February 2001
Czech President Vaclav Havel's Condition Improves after serious respiratory problems - Linked 15 February 2001
A doughy ritual for makers, takers - The Art of Pierogi - Linked 15 February 2001
Eternal Memory, the story of a Carpatho-Rusyn's life in western Pennsylvania, a great book, is now back in stock - Updated 15 February 2001
The weekly Foods Newsletter and notes - Updated 14 February 2001
Just arriving from Russia to Ohio, Mother-daughter reunion ends in deaths - Linked 14 February 2001
Greek Orthodox church schism affects burials in Clymer, Pennsylvania - Linked 13 February 2001
Female Czech and Slovak Given Names and Male Czech and Slovak Given Names at Kabalarian Philosophy - Linked 13 February 2001
BabyZone Czech and Slovak Given Names - Linked 13 February 2001
The Kresni List, (Slovak Baptism Certificate) finding one of these can be a key to unlocking your family history. From the Ancestors of Kim Marie Glass web site - Linked 13 February 2001
On a cold winter day, get cozy and nostalgic with Slovak Potato Dumplings - Linked 13 February 2001
Charles Karnack, son of Slovak immigrants, was a World War II hero who waited almost 50 years for recognition - Linked 13 February 2001
Czech Police dog follows in paw prints of his father - Linked 13 February 2001
Czech history is recorded, preserved at University of Nebraska, Lincoln - Volunteers are needed - Linked 12 February 2001
Testament to Ruthenian - A Guide to the Rusyn Language by Stefan M. Pugh - Posted 12 February 2001
The Jews of Bohemia and Moravia: A Historical Reader - Posted 12 February 2001
Religion and Nationality in Western Ukraine: The Greek Catholic Church and the Ruthenian National Movement in Galicia, 1867-1900 - Posted 12 February 2001
Church in Ruins in the Eparchy of Peremyshl, listing by Deanery of the Eparchy of Peremyshl that fell within modern Poland - Posted 11 February 2001
Churches of Ukraine - Peremyshl Eparchy by Vasyl Slobodian - Posted 11 February 2001
Johnstown, Pennsylvania to open a heritage center about immigrants - Linked 11 February 2001
Anne's Bohemia - Czech Literature and Society, 1310-1420 - Posted 10 February 2001
Saint Thomas the Apostle Church 14th Annual Slavonic Festival Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25, 2000 in Rahway, New Jersey - Linked 09 February 2001
Vlado Branko - Slovaks in Norway - Linked 09 February 2001
Every week we will be posting a new Photo of the Week. This week we feature a photo of a roadside Cross in Jakubany, Slovakia. - Updated 08 February 2001
Don't miss Kristin's Slovakia Art - Linked 07 February 2001
Twelve unique wooden churches of East Slovakia, national cultural monuments, are located near Svidník - Linked 05 February 2001
The UNESCO World Heritage List for Slovakia - Linked 05 February 2001
The Kolarik family Slovak cookbook and recipes on line - Linked 05 February 2001
Czech Ancestors of Jennifer Lynne Hegr - Linked 05 February 2001
The Masek Family History - Linked 05 February 2001
The Simecek Family Genealogy Forum - Linked 05 February 2001
The Ralph Sobek Genealogy Page - Linked 05 February 2001
The Jelen Family Tree and Genealogy - Linked 05 February 2001
Nebraska Czech Genealogy Resources - Linked 05 February 2001
Hotel Drnholec in the Czech republic - Linked 05 February 2001
Ole Czech Bakery & Smokehouse Czech style Smoked meats and Kolache shipped to your door - Linked 05 February 2001
Czech Christmas Hoska Bread - Linked 05 February 2001
The Czech Public Service Television controversy - Linked 04 February 2001
Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Robert J. Shapiro and Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt release the first set of Census 2000 numbers: the resident population and Congressional apportionment totals for each state via internet RealVideo Broadcast - Updated 04 February 2001
The Ninth Art Film Festival will take place in Trencianske Teplice, Slovakia on 22 - 29 June, 2001 - Linked 04 February 2001
The Slovak National Theater in Bratislava - Linked 04 February 2001
Valentines Weekend at the Bojnice Castle, Slovakia - Linked 04 February 2001
The Roma in the Slovak educational system - Linked 04 February 2001
Voynilov (Wojnilow), Galicia - Updated 04 February 2001
Nitra, Slovakia site in English - Linked 04 February 2001
North Transylvania, formerly Austria-Hungary, now part of Romania - Linked 04 February 2001
A Fractured Identity: The Lemko of Poland, the Lemko are finding the reconstruction of their ethnic identity hindered by a variety of internal divisions - Linked 04 February 2001
The Humenne Shtetlinks Website, the Slovak village is known as Homonna in Hungarian - Linked 03 February 2001
The Tinker Craft of Zilina - Linked 03 February 2001
T&P Research professional researchers providing services focused on genealogical help in the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic - Linked 03 February 2001
The Wallpaper of the month for February is the Icon of Mother and Child from the Carpathian Mountains - Posted 01 February 2000
The book, Slavic Myths, is the first collaborative work in English on Slavic mythology. We are proud to make the special Deluxe Limited Hardbound Edition, each numbered of 480 available. The book was released last week - Updated 01 February 2000
Al Stoffa takes you on a 10 day Tour of Slovakia with Helene Cincebeaux’s “Charming Eastern Slovakia 2000” - Linked 30 January 2001
The 49th Annual Slovak Day will be held Sunday, March 4, at Slovak Garden in Winter Park, Florida - Updated 30 January 2001
Catholic Information Network - The Byzantine Rite - Linked 07 January 2001
The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church - Linked 07 January 2001
Magazines for the Historian and Genealogist - Posted 01 January 2001
Over 25,000 books and magazines on Crochet, Cross Stitch, Quilts and Crafts - Posted 01 January 2001
The People of Porac Page has a new listings - Updated 30 December 2000
The associates contact list for the SLRP has been updated. Have you listed your surnames yet? Great way to connect with long lost family - Updated 26 December 2000
How to Care For and Protect Your Precious Family Photos - Linked 23 December 2000
Eastern European Shopping Bazaar - Books, CD's, audio cassettes, videos, arts and crafts, sheet music, foods, toys, telecom, magazines, and gifts from the countries of Eastern Europe - Updated 18 December 2000
Carpatho-Rusyn music of Slovinka zo Sloviniek featuring the traditional folk music of Slovinky, Slovakia - Posted 24 November 2000
12 noon to 1 p.m. EST Saturday, Real Time net radio Slovak Hour from Windsor, Ontario, Canada - CJAM 91.5 FM - They take requests too! - Linked 04 November 2000
Minutes of the Cleveland Bratislava Sister Cites Program (CBSC), July 2000 - Posted 08 September 2000
A History of Presov in English - Linked 08 September 2000
The Wallpaper of the month for September is Good Luck Amulets of the Carpathian Mountains - Posted 01 September 2000
The 1883 Ravenstein Atlas des Deutschen Reichs is now available on line - Posted 12 August 2000
It's All Relative was the Family Tree Magazine site of the day for August 9, 2000 - Posted 10 August 2000
The Carpathian Cross Shop featuring hand carved crosses from the Carpathian Mountains - Updated 31 July 2000
Ship Arrivals from Europe 1727 to 1930 - Linked 22 July 2000
Rusyns in Yugoslavia - Caught in the Middle - Carpatho-Rusyns and the Vojvodina - Linked 01 July 2000
Webcam of The Monks of Adoration Chapel, updated every minute 24 hours a day. - Linked 30 June 2000
The symbolism of the Icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Linked 25 June 2000
The story of the Infant Jesus of Prague - Linked 25 June 2000
The Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the Black Madonna - Linked 25 June 2000
Ancestral Photography by Maros Krajnak at - Linked 22 June 2000
An explanation of the contents of the Social Security Death Index - Linked 02 June 2000
Proudly Proclaim Your Rusyn Heritage - Carpatho-Rusyn Heritage Wooden Plaques and Embroidered Samplers - Linked 28 April 2000

Czech Windows 800 by 600 Wallpaper, City Map of Prague, circa 1900 - Posted 07 March 2000
1828 Hungarian Land Census Translation of the Information Headings - Linked 23 February 2000
History Buff's Homepage is devoted to press coverage of events in American history - Linked 21 February 2000
Map of the States of the Germanic Confederation - 1836 by G. Boynton - Posted 21 February 2000
The US Census Bureau Census 2000 web page - Linked 18 February 2000
Map of Slovak Dialects redrawn by Joe Armata - Linked 15 February 2000
The Czech, Bohemian, and Moravian Photo of the Week. This week we feature a photo from the 1998 Czech tour by Joe Hartzel of Weber Travel. Find out how you can have your favorite picture featured as the Photo of the Week too. - Updated 11 February 2000
Live Camera at Banska Bystrica - Updated every 5 minutes
Passage to America - F. Missler, Bremen - The ad that could land you in jail - Posted 09 January 2000
In a major addition to our resources we have added the surname index with village of origin from the Slovak Pride Surname Reference of the Slovak Heritage and Folklore Society International. The society will also put you in contact with others researching your surnames - Updated 30 December 1999
The Slovak Heritage and Folklore Society International, founded in 1986 by Helen Cincebeaux and Helen Zemek Baine, provides and shares information on Slovak heritage from history and culture to music, art, folk dress, folk art, customs, crafts, and genealogy - Updated 14 May 1999
The Slovak Genealogical Heraldic Society at the Matica Slovenska has a special genealogy project planned. Please take time to read their letter - Posted 13 May 1999
Extract from the 1869 Census of Hungary for the village of Also Jablonka - Nizna Jablonka by by Stephen B. Jurbala - Posted 05 May 1999
Majon Award Radio Slovakia International -- English Section daily program schedule and topics, frequencies, and RealAudio www feeds - Posted 14 April 1999
If you live in Mahoning County, Ohio, don't miss the Slovak Hour on Struthers School Public Radio Station WKTL from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday night. The show is hosted by Mary Babnic. - Posted 23 May 1997

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