Greek Mob: The Greek “Outfit” Across America

Aside from Philedelphia other Greek elements sprouted across the American plains. In, Boston four leaders emerged James Chalmas (loanshark), Louis Venios (strip club owner...

Stephen Lagakos, International Leader in Biostatistics and AIDS Research, Dies

Stephen Lagakos, an international leader in biostatistics and AIDS research and professor of biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), died in...

President Obama Appoints Eleni Tsakopoulos Ambassador to Hungary

And George Apostolakis, Commissioner to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. President Obama said, “As we take on the 21st century challenges facing our nation, I am...

Six Grecian treasures join Walters exhibit

Art museum highlighting heroes and myths of ancient Greece Four slabs of marble and two clay vases bound for Baltimore received exit visas issued by...

What’s in a name? Trouble if Olympics is part of a business’ name

Firms change rather than fight USOC The Olympic movement has passed over Chicago, but it has left a lasting and unpleasant mark on George Tsoukas'...

Athenian society anniversary event

On Sunday October 11th the Athenian Society will celebrate the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Athens from the German occupational forces at an...

Greek-Americans back Giannoulias

The candidacy of 33-year-old Alexis Giannoulias for the position of federal senator for Illinois – held until last November by US President Barack Obama...

Pres. Barack Obama congratulates Papandreou

Prime Minister-elect, George Papandreou, received a phone call from US President Barack Obama, who said he wanted to be amongst the first to congratulate...

Congressman Billirakis Visits California

Last week, the American Hellenic Council organized a meeting with visiting Greek-American Republican Congressman from the 9th District of Florida Gus Bilirakis. The event...

Composer Mimis Plessas in New York

Greece’s multi-award winning acclaimed composer and pianist Mimis Plessas’ returned to New York following a 22 year absence for three special performances at the...