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Peter Vagenas Named LA Galaxy General Manager

The LA Galaxy announced that former captain Peter Vagenas has been named LA Galaxy General Manager. The two-time MLS Cup winning Greek-American midfielder will...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Got Its Cross Back

Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine held a “topping out ceremony" at its construction site at Greenwich and Liberty Streets in New York City.

The Greek-American Principal Who Established Greek as Second Language in Bronx School

Penny Panagiosoulis with her father, Gabriel Panagiosoulis It is no minor achievement to establish Greek as second language in a Bronx school. Yet, Greek-American Penny...

Hellenic Bar Association Honors John Koudounis and Dr. George Chiampas

The Hellenic Bar Association Foundation hosted its 66th Annual Scholarship Gala honoring John Koudounis and George Chiampas at the Four Seasons in Chicago, November 19.

A Greek American’s Thanksgiving Tradition of Offering Free Meals

A difficult economy and the demolition of much of a surrounding shopping center forced the suspension of the free Thanksgiving Day feast at Michael’s...

Paying It Forward: Why One Greek-Owned Detroit Restaurant Is Offering Free Meals on Thanksgiving...

George Dimopoulos has lived in the U.S. from when he was just 23-years-old after he emigrated from his home country of Greece. He came from a poor household...

NHSA Convention Unites Global Greek Youth in Boston

The National Hellenic Student Association (NHSA) of North America, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, hosted their bi-annual convention in Boston, MA, November 4th-6th, 2016....

Mulcahy’s Manager Bobby Karounos Gets Hitched

In November of 2016, Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall manager, fellow Greek-American Bobby Karounos has a major reason to celebrate. He proposed to his...

Five Greek Americans Elected to the House of Representatives

Five Greek-American politicians were elected in the House of Representatives. Democrat Representatives John Sarbanes, Dina Titus, Niki Tsongas, Charlie Crist and Republican Congressmen Gus...

All the President’s (Greek) Men

There's a Greek saying that goes, "Every stone you turn, you'll find a Greek underneath." Well, the Donald Trump election campaign could not be...

William Sianis and the Curse of the Billy Goat: A Sports Legend

It was a hex that lasted 71 years, but the William Sianis and "The Curse of the Billy Goat" story became legend in Chicago...

Vice President Biden Implies President Obama Will Talk of Debt During Visit to Greece

U.S. President Barack Obama will raise the issue of debt relief during his visit to Greece in mid-November, implied Vice President Joe Biden at...

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