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Construction of St. Nicholas Church Destroyed in Sept. 11 Attacks Halted

Construction on the Greek Orthodox church destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, was temporarily suspended on Tuesday, because of the inability to meet payment deadlines,...

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Actress Arrested for Shoplifting

  Actress Lainie Kazan; who starred in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” was arrested after allegedly shoplifting $180 worth of groceries from a Gelson’s store...

National Hellenic Museum Achieves Record Growth in 2017

  The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) today announced its 2017 achievements, including a 29 percent year-over-year increase in patrons served. More than 21,000 people of all...
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NYCB President: “Atlantic Bank Will Continue to Play a Major Role in the Greek...

  NYCB President and CEO Joseph Ficalora vowed to retain the ‘Greek character’ of Atlantic Bank, a subsidiary of NYCB, in an exclusive interview with...

Multiple Fatalities as Amtrak Train Derails in Washington State

An Amtrak passenger train has derailed on an overpass in Washington state, falling partly onto an interstate freeway east of Olympia. The Pierce County sheriff's...

Bacteria Helps Turn Greek Yoghurt Waste into Fuel

    Scientists have used bacteria to turn the leftover sugars and acids from Greek yoghurt into molecules that could be used in bio-fuels or safe...

The Most Festive Christmas House in NYC is Greek and Has 300,000 Lights!

One of the best decorated homes in New York City, belongs to a Greek, originally from Chios. Mr. Isidoros Bilas started the amazing tradition 35...

AHEPA ‘Deeply Disappointed’ over Halt in St. Nicholas Project

AHEPA has expressed its disappointment over the halt in the construction Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine, at the World Trade Center. The...

Official Dinner and Leadership Award at Capital Link Forum on Greece

On Monday December 11, 2017, the “19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum” concluded with an Official Dinner presenting the “2017 Hellenic Capital...

Tillerson Urged to Condemn Erdogan’s Remarks on Turkish-Greek Borders

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, on Tuesday urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to...

Capital Link Forum in NYC Sends Optimistic Message on Banking, Investments in Greece

Prominent politicians, diplomats and investors gathered at the 19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum agreed that the Greek economy is picking up...

Congresswoman Maloney: Turkey Must Respect the Rights of the Ecumenical Patriarch

On Tuesday, while addressing the 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), announced her intention to reintroduce a House...

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