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One Killed, Three Injured after Car Ramming in Queens, New York City

Police say a man driving down a New York City street struck at least four people, killing one and critically injuring three. A New York...

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...

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-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...

Duty, Honor and Courage of Cretan Families

  "The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage." - Thucydides (460 BC - 395 BC), Greek Historian. Nikos Douroudakis and...

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...

Vourderis, Greek King of Ice Cream Died

Marinos Vourderis , a poor Greek immigrant who became the millionaire king of Italian ices, died at his home in Jamaica Estates, Queens, New...

Nicholas Kiriakakis Sentenced For Charges Stemming From Teaneck Killings

A Greek nightclub owner in Queens was sentenced Friday to 13 years in prison for a drug conspiracy that left two men shot to...

4-Year-Old Boy of Greek Descent Drowns in Douglas Manor Pool, Queens

The Greek community of the USA feels devastated about the death of young Christos Voulkoulidis. The 4-year-old boy drowned in a relative's pool early...

Greek-American Boxer Claims World Champion Title

Half Greek and half Irish, Donovan “Da Bomb” George is a Chicago-native boxer fighting for the World Champion title in the middleweight category. Promoting his...

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