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SNF Donates Over $2 Million to Astoria’s St. Demetrios High School

The largest donation ever made to an educational institution of the Greek diaspora was made by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to benefit St....

New York City: Home to Over 800 Languages – Including Greek

The Greek diaspora of New York City has caught the attention of The Endangered Language Alliance (ELA), as one of more than 800 languages...

Street Art Murals with Greek Themes in Astoria Celebrate Heritage (video)

Instead of consistently trying and failing to curb repeated graffiti bombed locations, Congressman Joseph Crowley and Councilman Costa Constantinides have decided to fund murals at certain key...

CYPRECO’s Folk Arts Progam “The Last Kerchief Maker of Cyprus” a Huge Success

As part of its ongoing cultural mission of promoting the rich folklore of Cyprus in America, CYPRECO presented with outstanding success a new folk...

Where Do Greek-Americans Weigh in On the 2016 Elections?

Election season is in full swing as the citizens of the United States of America and the world anxiously await the results of each...

Greek Shopkeeper Slain in Astoria

George Patouhas, 55, owner of a liquor store in Queens, was stabbed to death by 23-year-old James Patrick Dillon on Sunday, according to The...

The Constantly Changing Face of Astoria NY

Astoria, a mainly working-class neighborhood in northwestern Queens New York, is known as “a Greek isle in the New York City sea,” to use...

Greek Myth of Narcissus Revived in Astoria on October 9th

The Greek myth of Narcissus will be dramatized by several poets, singers and actors in Astoria New York, on Friday, October 9. The event...

Greek Art and Culture Transmitted at Spring Art Exhibition & Sale

The Greek Artists Guild held their Spring Art Exhibition & Sale on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, at the Stathakion Center of the Federation of...

Athenians’ Society of New York Organizes 2nd Hellenic Diaspora Writers Book Expo

The Greek Diaspora wealth does not only stem from successful entrepreneurs and respected personalities but also from the people who involved themselves with letters, art,...

Sophocles Statue Placed in Astoria Park

The local Greek community in Astoria has planned a special event for the unveiling of the 7-foot Sophocles statue that was placed in Athens...

Greek-American Politicians Host Greek Independence Day Celebration

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, and Councilman Costa Constantinides hosted an annual Greek Independence Day Celebration at the...

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