National Hellenic Museum Marks Refugee Day with Powerful Photo Exhibition

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is marking World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibition -- Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through...

Chicago Celebrates Greek Independence Day with Grand Parade

Commemorating the 198th anniversary of the Greek declaration of independence, the parade featured groups from churches and organizations from all across the Windy City.

Theodoros Griego: The First Greek to Set Foot in America on April 14, 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Illinois Tech Invests J.D. Trout as John and Mae Calamos Endowed Chair in Philosophy

Illinois Institute of Technology recently invested J.D. Trout as the John & Mae Calamos Endowed Chair in Philosophy—the university’s first endowed chair in philosophy. Trout...

History Repeats Itself at the Retrial of Megacles

A jury presented their verdict of guilty to a presiding panel of federal and state court judges in the National Hellenic Museum’s Trial of Megacles in Chicago, March 1.

Petition Launched for Greece to be Included at World Disney’s Epcot

A group of Greeks started a petition to convince Walt Disney World that Greece should be the next pavilion that should be in the...

Ohio Boy Found Shot in School Bathroom

Just days after the U.S. was rocked by another high-school shooting, a young student at a school in Ohio was rushed to hospital with...

Florida School Massacre: Gun Lover Former Student Arrested (video)

At least 17 people are dead after a 19-year-old man opened fire at a high school campus in Parkland, Florida, police have said. The suspect...

Two Chicago Greeks Running for Judge in Cook County

Tom Sianis and Athena Farmakis; two Chicago Greek Americans, are running for judge in Cook County in the upcoming March 2018 elections. Tom Sianis, who...

Trump Urges Erdogan to Limit Military Actions in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to limit Ankara's military actions in northern Syria. Turkish forces have been conducting 'Operation...

Former NATO Chief James Stavridis to Address Leadership 100 Annual Conference

Admiral Stavridis, formerly Supreme Allied Commander at NATO, will give the keynote address at the Grand Banquet at the 27th Annual Leadership 100 Conference,...

Tarpon Springs Celebrates Epiphany for 112th Time

The 112th Annual Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, Florida took place on Saturday, with Christian Chrysakis retrieving the Holy Cross from the water. The Greek...

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