Tag Archives: Straits Times 15 April 2014

Outpouring of support for Polish orphan

Ms Turzynski's Singaporean mother Lee Kui Yin, 39, Polish father Kazimierz Turzynski, 35, and grandfather Mieczyslaw Turzynski, 61, were murdered in a brutal stabbing which took place in Clifton, New Jersey, in the United States, in 1990. Police found their bodies only a week later and discovered 17-month-old Colleen Turzynski. Later, she was taken to Poland and raised by her paternal uncle and grandmother, and lost contact with her mother's family in Singapore. Five months ago, when she went back to the US, the 25-year-old started searching for her Singaporean relatives, approaching the Singapore Consulate in New York and New Jersey Department of Children and Families.

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CCTV cameras fail to curb illegal parking

Mr Steven Ng, 33, said he was just parking for a "few minutes", and did not notice them. "I know it's illegal to stop even for a short while but I'm just here for a few minutes and it's troublesome to park in a carpark," said the construction firm employee. "I will try not to park here now that I know of the cameras." Sales manager Loh Koon Chuan, 50, who was parked at a passenger pick-up point in Bishan Road, felt the signs should be "bigger and more prominent".

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