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Greek-American Alex Karras Selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Greek-American defensive tackle Alex Karras, who played on the Detroit Lions football team, was selected posthumously to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in...

The Greek Soldier Who Became an American Icon in WWII

The unlikely story of the life of Evangelos Klonis reads like a novel of adventure and heroism. It is the story of a Greek...

New Project Will Form Archive of Greek-American Music (video)

The new "Greek Music in America Archives Project," funded by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2019-2020, will be the first-ever comprehensive and publicly-accessible...
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Tom Carvel, The Greek Who Introduced Soft Ice Cream to America

Let's face it, we all love ice cream -- and some of us are very fond of soft ice cream. Yet it is not...

Demetre Daskalakis, The Radical Greek-American Doctor Fighting AIDS in New York

Dr. Demetre Daskalakis has been described as the doctor partly responsible for the decreasing rates of HIV in New York City. This is no...

New Exhibit Celebrates the Greek Community of Lowell, Massachusetts

The Greek community of Lowell, Massachusetts, one of the first and largest in the United States, is being celebrated through an exhibit taking place...

Statue of Greek-Italian Painter of Capitol Frescoes Raised in Annapolis, MD

A statue of Greek-Italian painter Constantino Brumidi - famous for his U.S. Capitol building frescoes - has been raised in Annapolis, MD to honor...

Washington Oxi Day Foundation Honors Distinguished Greek-American John P. Calamos

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation will honor John P. Calamos, Sr. for his service to the United States in the Vietnam War and to the...

Prominent Diaspora Greeks Honored with Hellenic Post Stamps

Five distinguished Diaspora Greeks whose work promotes Greece abroad were honored by the International Foundation for Greece (IFG) and the Hellenic Post issued stamps...

Anthony Kontaratos, The Greek NASA Scientist Who Saved the Apollo 13 Crew (video)

Anthony Kontaratos was truly one of the unsung heroes in the history of NASA, as he was not only the engineer responsible for saving the...

Proceeds From Archbishop Elpidophoros’ Enthronement Luncheon Donated to St. Nicholas Church

The proceeds from the Enthronement luncheon for His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros will be used for the construction of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and...

Greece Appeals US Court Decision over Ancient Bronze Statue

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports has appealed a recent New York State Court decision in favor of Sotheby's fine-art brokerage company over the...

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