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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...

Princeton University Honors Greek Lyricist Lina Nikolakopoulou

Famous Greek lyricist Lina Nikolakopoulou was present in two concerts organized in her honor in Astoria and Princeton University. During an interview Press Office...

Greek Defense Minister to Visit the U.S. for March 25 Celebrations

Greek National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is expected to represent the government in this year's Greek Diaspora events for the celebration of Greek Independence...

Greek-American Politicians Participate in Black History Month Celebrations

Greek American Senator Michael Gianaris, Councilman Costa Constantinides and Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan celebrated Black History Month at Astoria Houses in conjunction with Congresswoman Carolyn...

Dennis Syntilas Passes Away at Age 85

The Greek-American community of New York is mourning the loss of 84-year-old Demosthenes "Dennis" Syntilas, who passed away after a long battle with cancer. Dennis...

Senator Gianaris Welcomes Citibike to Western Queens

At a press conference with Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, Alta Bike Share officials and local leaders, Greek-American Senator Michael Gianaris welcomed...