The renowned composer, Spiros Skordilis, passed away on June 15 in Tarpon Springs, Florida, at the age of 83. In recent weeks Skordilis was transferred to the infirmary, because of his state of health. For many years he suffered from cancer, but as stated in the National Herald by his wife Kay Skordili, it seemed [...]
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According to a new survey, New York is still one of the “PIGS” -acronym which comes from the four crisis-stricken European countries Portugal [P], Italy [I], Greece [ G] and Spain [S])- along with Illinois and California. A general look at the finances of the- supposedly- shiny state of opportunity, ranks NY, in the 49th [...]
Encouraging the United Nations to reestablish its credentials as an honest broker in the Cyprus peace process, 25 Hellenic organizations participating in the 29th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference in Washington DC sent a Resolution today to the United Nations Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon. The Resolution, calls on Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, the [...]
Amazing as it sounds, Greek yogurt leftovers in New York are being used for power generation, according to CTV. The production of more Greek yogurt has meant more whey, a watery byproduct from the process. Yogurt makers commonly ship it back to farms to be used as feed and fertilizer, while it’s also used to [...]
According to NY daily news, the promotion of the bill, Rape is Rape, was finally successful since it was passed by the NY State Assembly in Albany, after Greek-American State MP, Aravella Simota’s efforts. Concerning the case of a Bronx teacher who was brutally raped by a city cop, the Assembly passed a bill on [...]
State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki, when asked, declined to comment on the issue of Greek public broadcaster’s layoffs. “We’ve heard no such reports. I am not aware of something specific at this time. Of course, we sure recognize that Greece has been dealing with some hard economic times, and we support Greece and the Greeks [...]
Chris and Thanassis Mantzourides, two brothers of Greek descent, had the chance to welcome US President Barack Obama in their restaurant, Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe, at 429 Columbus Avenue in Boston. The President’s visit to the eatery was so unexpected that the owners said that “at the beginning we thought it was a joke.” They added: [...]
Fifty-year-old Dorothy Spourdalakis and 44-year-old Jolanta Agata Skrodzka, mother and godmother of 14-year-old autistic teen Alex Spourdalakis are charged with his cruel murder in Chicago. The boy was found dead in his bed, according to the newspaper Chicago Tribune. The two women, according to the court, were tired of the daily care his condition required [...]
Plagued by leaks in its large underground garage, the board at 70-25 Yellowstone Boulevard, a 563-unit Forest Hills cooperative, was seeking solutions. The situation came from a Greek-owned company, CGI Northeast.
The pharmaceutical company Vatera Healthcare Partners of the Greek businessman, led by businessman and philanthropist Michael Jaharis negotiated the sale of one the companies in which it is the major shareholder, Pearl Therapeutics from Redwood City in California to the British drugmaker company AstraZeneca, an agreement that could reach $1.15 billion. Pearlmanufactures products that deal [...]
The Obama administration is trying to reform the U.S. immigration law. The legislative process has already begun. The Judicial Affairs Committee of the Senate approved the bill which will now be considered by the full body. Dimitris Papadimitriou, president of the Migration Policy Center, has been studying for decades the immigration policy of the USA [...]
Archimedean Middle Conservatory, a Miami public school, has won top honor at this year’s National Philosophy Slam competition. It was announced Friday, June 7 that Archimedean Middle Conservatory was the recipient of the “Most Philosophical School in America” award. This is the first year that a Florida school has won the award for Most Philosophical [...]
A closed breakfast with 25 leading U.S. investment entities under the auspices of the international consulting firm BCIU Global Advisors was the crowning event of a two-day conference in New York by Greece to lure American investors. The sponsor is a subsidiary of the Foundation Business Council for International Understanding, founded by President Dwight Eisenhower [...]
Most of us have fond memories of our grandmothers and grandfathers, who play an important role in the family. The Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia, USA and the Hellenic American website, Cosmos Philly, have launched a photo competition: Love your yiayia and pappou, to highlight their role. The photos must be submitted electronically by [...]
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