National Hellenic Museum to Host Photo Exhibition on Refugee Crisis

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is hosting a new exhibition "Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through the Lens of Tasos Markou 2015-2017." Set...

Meet the Greek-American Educator Helping Kids to Thrive

Helen Siani-Athanasiou is a woman on a mission. As thousands of young people in Greece and the U.S. feel the onerous pressure of exams...

Descendant of Greek Hero Exposes Morgan Freeman Scandal

Chloe Melas, the CNN reporter who brought to light the alleged sexual harassment case for actor Morgan Freeman, is a descendant of Greek hero...

Greek-American Hall Owner Ditches NRA Fundraiser

The Greek-American owner of Brooklyn's Grand Prospect Hall has cancelled an annual National Rifle Association (NRA) fundraiser after complaints from neighbors. Michael Halkias, the owner...

Ancient Greek Epics Help Veterans Cope with Stress

With so many U.S. veterans returning from conflict with physical and psychological problems, it is hard to help them acclimate to life back home. Ironically,...

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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American Hellenic Council Announces 2018 Scholarship Awards

  The American Hellenic Council (AHC) has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Awards. The deadline for applicants is January 31,...

Greek Man Pranked that he is ‘Looking for his Helen of Troy’

A 26-year-old Greek-born man discovered that he was pranked after a friend put in New York City subway cars a flyer with his picture...

Hellenic Charity Ball a Big Success

The Hellenic Charity Ball of the Elios Charitable Foundation at the Fairmont San Francisco was a great success on Saturday night. This year the glamorous event...

AHEPA Commemorates “OXI Day”

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) commemorated the October 28 Greek National "Oxi Day." AHEPA Supreme President Carl R. Hollister issued the following statement...

First Greek American from Chicago Killed in World War II to be Memorialized

Leo A. Loumbas, the first Greek American from Chicago that was killed in World War II, is to be remembered at a 75 year...

Remembering the Greek-American Fallen Heroes of 9/11

Today marks sixteen years since the cowardly, devastating 9/11 attacks in New York City. The communities around the US are commemorating their fallen heroes,...

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