Astoria Characters: The Greek Dancer

By Nancy Ruhling - Anastasia Tsantes stands on her feet all day. She's a waitress who's used to pulling 12- and 13-hour shifts. Yeah, working leaves...

In Search of Roots at Chios Monastery

“In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage- to know who we are and where we have come from....

A Greek Among Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Among the victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York was Nikolas Lourikas, 66, who was killed when a tree branch struck him on the...
Gus Bilirakis

Bilirakis Talks Romney’s Comments on Greece; 2012 Election

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL.), who was re-elected in the Nov. 6 election with a landslide 63% and is co-Chairman of the Hellenic Caucus, talked...

US Adm. Stavridis Cleared of Misconduct

Defense officials said the head of U.S. European Command, Admiral James Stavridis, has been cleared of misconduct after a lengthy Pentagon investigation into travel...
(L-R) Kelly Vlahakis Hanks, John Vlahakis, Rep. Gus Billirakis and Dr. Van Vlahakis

Earth Friendly Products Officially Opens New Southwestern Facility

  Government and business leaders mixed and mingled with national and local celebrities on a "green carpet" sprawled in front of Earth Friendly Products' state-of-the-art...

Niarchos Foundation Gives $750,000 for Sandy Relief

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation said on Nov. 12 that it grant $750,000 to assist a variety of relief and aid operations in those areas...

Xander Demos Knows Guitar – and Greek

Guitarist Xander Demos may be rocking in the music world, but he says he's in touch with his Greek heritage too. Demos, known for his blasting...
Stephanie Patsalis

New Campaign to Bring Mediterranean Foods into Mainstream American Cuisine

The Hellenic American Family Foundation, announced it is accepting tiered sponsorships to provide funding for a unique non-profit educational video series on Mediterranean cuisine...

Hellenic Foundation, UNESCO Honor Papanikolaou

The Hellenic Foundation for Culture and Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO has co-organized an exhibition to honor the renowned late Dr. Georgios Papanikolaou, a...