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2017 San Francisco Greek Film Festival Kicks Off

The fourteenth annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival has opened Saturday and is showcasing 27 feature films and shorts from directors of Greek/Cypriot descent...

Meet Elpida, the Souvlaki Lady of Astoria (video)

Elpida — known as the Souvlaki Lady —has operated a small food trailer on Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria for the last 30 years. Elpida and her...

Tsipras Sends Message of a ‘Greek Comeback’ to Chicago Investors

Alexis Tsipras sent an optimistic message that the Greek economy is turning the corner at a meeting with Greek American business leaders in Chicago. "The...

Deputy FM for Diaspora Meets with Greek Community Leader in New York

Greek Deputy Foreign Minister for the Diaspora Terens Quick met in New York on Friday with the president of the Federation of Hellenic Societies...

Congressman Bilirakis Flags Importance of Souda Bay in Letter to Secretary Mattis

U.S. Representative Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) appealed directly to Secretary of Defense James Mattis to emphasize the strategic value of the military base at Souda...

UCLA Receives $5 Million to Establish Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture

A $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will enable UCLA to create the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of...

Former Vice President Joe Biden Visits Archbishop Demetrios

The former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden visited His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America in his office at the headquarters of...

US: Turkey’s Arrest of US Consulate Staffers ‘Deeply Disturbing’

The United States says it is "very disappointed" by the Turkish government's arrest of two local staffers of the American Consulate, as diplomatic tensions...

Chapman University Honors George Argyros and Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks

Two distinguished Greek-Americans were honored by Chapman University on October 6. Ambassador George L. Argyros was awarded the highest award of distinction, the Bert C....

Greek American Developer Vasilios Priskos Dies at 53

Greek American developer Vasilios Priskos who helped shape the development of downtown Salt Lake City through his extensive real estate holdings, died Monday after...

Dramas, Mysteries and Documentaries: NYC Greek Film Festival 2017 Still in Town

The 11th annual NYC Greek Film Festival 2017 is still in town, along with Greek movie magic. The festival, running until October 15, includes romantic...

At least 60 Dead, more than 500 Injured in Las Vegas Shooting

At least fifty people have been killed and more than five-hundred injured in the deadliest mass shooting in US history at a Las Vegas...

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