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...

Greek American Fights Off Robber

Sakellarios Vallas, a pizza shop owner fought off a would-be robber.  The Greek American stopped a robbery attempt and restrained the suspect, a 20-year-old...

PanHellenic Scholarship Awards Gala on November 20

The 2009 Awards Gala will be held on Friday, November 20, at the Union League Club of Chicago, located in the heart of Chicago's...

The new book of Beverley Billiris

Beverley Billiris can now add published author to a resume that includes mayor, educator, world traveler and businesswoman. She recently co-authored "Danger Beyond the Reef,"...

2009 Greek-American Performing Arts Festival

The 2009 Greek-American Performing Arts Festival started on the 24th of September. The four-day festival, celebrates the rich history of Hellenic culture and the...

ALMA Bank opens 2nd branch in Astoria

The ‘Bank founded by expatriates for expatriates” ALMA BANK, inaugurated its second branch in Astoria, Queens on 29th Street and Ditmars Blvd in the...

Int’l Group Lobbies for Hagia Sophia Liturgy

The head of an international effort to restore the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul as a Christian place of worship on Thursday said affiliated groups...

Greek airline signs code-share deal with Delta

Greek airline Olympic Air said it had signed a deal with US carrier Delta Airlines on Thursday allowing code sharing on the Athens-New York...

Culture Shock: Where is a person’s home?

Home is a key word in the whole "culture shock" pavillion. Where is a person's home? What defines it? Level of comfort? Professional/financial opportunities?...