AHI Holds Annual Awards

The annual awards' ceremony of the American Hellenic Institute was held in Washington. Four personalities of the Greek Diaspora, involved in American political life...

Obama’s Speech Concerning 50th Year Anniversary of Cyprus’ Independance

The support for the reunification of Cyprus in the form of a bi-zonal, bi-communal union, was stated by U.S. President Barack Obama in his speech...

Agreement Signed for Saint Nicholas National Shrine at WTC

The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church has signed a formal lease and purchase agreement with the Port Authority for what is to be known...

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks Honored at the Business Journal’s 22nd Annual Women in Business Awards

On May 4 at the Hotel Irvine in Orange County, California, over 900 attendees gathered at the Business Journal’s 22nd Annual Women in Business...

Greek Film Festival Tributes Thanassis Veggos and Elia Kazan

Two "legends" of the 7th Art, Thanassis Veggos and Elia Kazan, will be honored by the Greek Cultural Center in Astoria, in the annual Film Festival. The festival opens on Friday, July 29 and runs until September 4. The movies will...

Spyros Spyreas Elected Grand Marshal in Philadelphia’s Greek Parade

Dr. Spyros Spyreas, President of the Hellenic American Institute Foundation, was unanimously elected Grand Marshal for the Greek community parade in Philadelphia. Also, the founder...

Irene Kacandes Relives Her Father’s Story

When she was very young, Irene Kacandes knew things about her father that had no plot, no narrator, and no audience. To her childhood...

Head-turning Trifecta of Ancient Greek Galleries at Boston MFA

Are you a passionate Classical History and Mythology enthusiast? Do you fancy taking part in ancient Greek stories of thrilling power using your own...
Dr. Donald Heller and Dr. John Wiling

How Light Will Change our Lives in 2013 and the Years to Come

In 2013 and the years to come applications of light will change our lives in ways we have never imagined. Two of the most...

The (Well-Known) Greek-Americans Named John We Celebrate Today

Greeks in Greece and some in America celebrate name-days. In Greece, John is most commonly celebrated on January 7th. Giannis or Yiannis, the Greek...

Greek Tourism Seeks U.S. Help

Greek Tourism General Secretary Tasos Liaskos met on Oct. 24 with American officials and said he was told they are willing to help promote...

Rebirth of a Church: Transfiguration of Christ Church, Mattituck, 1978-2015, Part 2

Due to a lack of all-year-round families, some young persons view the Transfiguration of Christ Church in Mattituck as merely a haven for senior citizens....

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