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Impressions of Veria

“We met a wonderful couple from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,” said Despina Siolas and Susan Achtziger. “Antonios and Thalia Parisiou are from Veria. They were our...

Greek-American Education Luncheon

A step into the past of Greek culture was experienced by everybody attending the Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Orthodox Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou...

Prometheus Teachers Society Vasilopita Cutting

    “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well,” said Alexander the Great. The Vasilopita cutting of the...

The Armenians: Unsung Supporters of Hellenism

  “The Armenians are our brothers,” said Constantine Parthenis my Modern Greek instructor at St. Demetrios Greek American School in the 1950’s Astoria, New York....

Antos’ Whitestone Lecture to Pan Macedonians

"Whitestone became an idyllic spot for celebrities and upper class citizens,” said Jason D. Antos, author of the book  Images of America: Whitestone. “The...

Hellenic Relief Cuts the Vasilopita

                                Hellenic Relief Foundation Board of Directors They came in the 1960’s and 70”s in the largest immigration wave since the 1920’s. They encountered obstacles....

Rev. Anastasios Diakovasilis’ One Year Memorial Service

  Rev. Anastasios with Presvitera Maria and son Paschalis “No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death,” Plato. The One...

A One Day Adventure in Mytilene

  “You will take the ferry to Mytilene from Chios City at a budget price,” said Argyro and Eleni of Sunrise Tours to tourists Despina...

Pageant Inspires All at Rural Church

As adults know, children are the meaning of Christmas and they were the focal point of a unique Christmas Pageant of the Kimisis Tis...

Prometheus Teachers Society Celebrate X-mas

Long Island evergreen centerpieces decorated the hall transforming an urban setting into Christmas. Greek food donated by Astoria restaurants emitted the scent of the...

St. John’s Greek Night Forgets Sandy

The St. John's University Hellenic Society held a post-Hurricane Sandy Greek Night on Nov. 10 that brought them together to celebrate their heritage. The...

Aspasia Christopher Passed Away

“Go speak to your Godmother,” said my late mother, Cleo P. Tsounis. “She knows. She is usually right and has great ideas.” She was...

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