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Drake and Maria Behrakis Promote Greek Education in the US

Two of the most influential proponents of Greek education in the United States, Drake G. Behrakis and Maria Exarhopoulos Behrakis, spoke about the future of Hellenism...

Greek American Killed in California Bar Shooting

A Greek American was among the 13 victims of the shooting inside a crowded Southern California bar late Wednesday. 27-year old Telemachus "Tel" Orfanos and...

Korean, WWII Vets Honored with 2018 Jaharis Award

Korean War veteran Michael Johnson received the 2018 Jaharis Service Award at a moving ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington,...

Greek American Dina Titus Wins House Race in Nevada

In Nevada, Congresswoman Dina Titus was triumphantly re-elected in her bid to continue to represent the state’s 1st Congressional District. Titus, a Democrat, won by...

Five Greek Americans Elected to House of Representatives

The Greek-American community will have a strong representation in the House following Tuesday's midterm elections. A Greek presence on the political map of the United...

Eleni Kounalakis Elected California’s First Female Lieutenant Governor

Democrat Eleni Kounalakis, a first-generation Greek-American, won the race to become the first female to be elected Lieutenant Governor of California. With almost 90 percent...

Democrat John Sarbanes Retains House Seat in Maryland

Greek American Democrat John Sarbanes retained his seat after the midterm elections in Maryland’s 3rd congressional district, which includes parts of Baltimore as well...

Chris Pappas Wins New Hampshire House Seat

  Democrat Chris Pappas will become New Hampshire's first openly gay member of Congress after defeating Republican Eddie Edwards in the 1st Congressional District. With 90...

Philhellene Senator Robert Menendez Wins Third Term

Senator Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, was elected to a third term on Tuesday. With almost all ballots counted, Menendez won with 53 percent...

Greek-American Congressman Crist Wins Re-election

Democratic U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, who  represents the state’s 13th congressional district, including the cities of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, has won re-election in...

Greek-American Congressman Bilirakis Wins 7th Term

  Republican US Rep. Gus Bilirakis won Florida’s 12th congressional district in the midterm elections, winning in his bid to continue to represent the area...

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Luxurious $1.8 Million Mansion

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is officially the owner of a $1.8 million mansion in River Hills, Wisconsin. The "Greek Freak" purchased the home from former...

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