‘Radical joy’ felt on Ukrainian Day in Springfield

RYLEIGH NORGROVE / CHRONICLE PHOTOS - So far, the Nativity of the Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church has raised more than $100,000 to support Ukrainian relief efforts. Father Richard Janowicz said he was happy with the turnout for Ukrainian Day but called for community members to stay strong and continue to pray for the people of Ukraine.

SPRINGFIELD – The Piasta family lives and breathes Ukrainian dance. It's resilient, spirited and joyful – just like them. 

The family has spearheaded the largest Ukrainian dance group on the West Coast, Veselka, since its inception . . .