Tags Posts tagged with "Greek-American"

Tag: Greek-American

WWII Hero Steve ‘Flying Greek’ Pisanos Passes at Age 96 [video]

World War II hero Steve Pisanos passed on Thursday in San Diego at the age of 96, only a few years after the publication...

Doing it For Yiayia: Greek-American Alexi Pappas Represents Greece in Rio

Greek-American Alexi Pappas will be representing her yiayia's (grandma's) native country of Greece at the Olympics in Rio. As she participated in qualifying events for the...

Valedictorian Andoni Mourdoukoutas Speech Inspires Michelle Obama

Valedictorian at City College of New York, Antoni Mourdoukoutas, left his mark of inspiration on First Lady, Michelle Obama as she was set to...

Billionaire Heir, Daren Metropolis, Buys the Playboy Mansion

Greek-American businessman Daren Metropoulos has purchased the Playboy mansion. According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) his contract allows him to take full tenancy of...

Young Greek Expats from Boston Organize Event to Help Greece

The Hellenic Initiative New Leaders are organizing the THI New Leaders Boston Event on June 6 to raise funds for the Prolepsis/Diatrofi project. The charity...

Greek-American Nadia Kountoures: One of the Youngest Pilots in the U.S.

Chicago born Greek-American Nadia Kountoures is one of the nation's youngest pilots. Her childhood love for aviation has manifested itself as a career, although...

World No Tobacco Day: The Greek-American Who Fights Smoking in Greece

Greeks are known as hardcore smokers who live in a country that doesn’t change habits easily, even if it is against the law. However,...

Female Greek-American Professor Wins 2016 Presidential Award for Mentoring

Greek-American Professor Lydia Kavraki, the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science and Professor of Bioengineering at Rice University, received the 2016 Presidential Award for...

Greek Americans Launch Global Petition for ‘Macedonia’ Name Change

Pictured with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios (center) are (L to R) Sophia Stroumbakis (executive secretary), Dimitris Filippidis (supreme secretary), Dimitris Chatzis (supreme president), Stelios...

‘Imagine Angels’ Exhibit by Tina Psoinos at New York’s Art Expo

New York’s Art Expo, arguably the city’s and possibly the Nation’s most prestigious Art fair is in full swing this week.  From April 14-17...
video

New York Greek Parade Takes Over Fifth Ave

Thousands of Greek-Americans gathered in New York City’s famous Fifth Avenue to attend the annual Greek parade and celebrate Greek Independence on Sunday, April 10.

Archbishop Demetrios Calls for Support of the Pan-Macedonian Association’s Pettition for the Name of...

Archbishop Demetrios of America discussed with the representatives of the Pan-Macedonian Association in New York the issues relevant to the name of FYROM.