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Serbian Orthodox Church Ablaze in Manhattan [video]

A huge fire has devastated a Serbian Orthodox Church in downtown Manhattan on Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday. About 170 firemen fought for several hours...

Masterpieces of Greek Classical Art at the Met Museum

“Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World,” which opens on Monday, April 18, at the Metropolitan Museum is a grand scale exhibition...

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...

Opposition Leader: Greece Is Fed Up With [SYRIZA] Government

His confidence that "New Democracy is the alternative that can pull Greece out of the crisis," expressed the president of Greece's main opposition party,...

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Europe After Terrorist Attacks

The U.S. Department of State issued a travel warning for U.S. citizens who are in Europe or plan to travel to Europe in light...

Chris Alahouzos Becomes First Greek-Born Tarpon Springs Mayor

Former city commissioner Chris Alahouzos beat out his challenger Frank DiDonato and became the First Greek-Born Tarpon Springs Mayor. Alahouzos will replace Mayor David Archie,...

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...

Greek Man ‘Marries’ 12-Year-Old Girl in Times Square [video]

The crowd was stunned when an old groom and a 12-year-old bride stepped out of a Bentley at noon in Times Square in New...

Tesla’s Lead Motor Engineer Is Greek

The Principal Motor Designer at Tesla Motors, the electric luxury cars maker, is Greek. Meet Konstantinos Laskaris. Since 2012, Laskaris is lead designer at Tesla...

Hudson Teen Recovers Holy Cross in Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Hudson's 17-year-old Anderson Combs is the lucky teenager who retrieved the coveted holy cross from Spring Bayou during St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral’s 110th annual...

Greek American Batmobile Creator George Barris Passes Away

Greek American George Barris, the man who created television's original Batmobile, along with many other well-known customized cars, passed away at age 89. Barris passed away...

Vice President Biden Receives Athenagoras Human Rights Award [video]

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden received this year's Athenagoras Human Rights Award, the highest bestowed by the Greek Orthodox Church, on Saturday. The Athenargoras Human Rights Award ceremony is...

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