New Yorkers Head for the Hills Outside City After Pandemic

  Denizens of New York City, weary of dealing with the many ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, are now moving out of the urban area...

Author Pens Thrillers Confronting Societal Issues in Greece

Author Jeffrey Siger has made Mykonos his home for more than half the year. The Pittsburgh, Penn. native went to Mykonos on holiday, and...

Obama proclamation on occasion of Greek Independence Day

US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the annual proclamation issued by the White House to commemorate Greek independence day on March 25, the...

Catherine Georgianis: The Passing of a Greek-American with Roots in Northern Epirus

Former Flushing resident Catherine Georgianis of Mattituck died Jan. 7 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 81. She was born Feb....

Brooklyn Landmark Kings Plaza Diner Closes After 35 Years

The Kings Plaza Diner has been a Brooklyn institution since 1975. The Diner served its last meal on Sunday night. The 35-year-old go-to grill was to...

Reasons to Remember the Asia Minor Catastrophe

“Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat,” George Santayana (1863-1952). We are celebrating the 92nd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe...

Greek Journalist Sues Minister over Controversial New York Visit

A Greek journalist is suing the country’s communications minister for defamation over accusations he was arrested for forging official signatures while covering a government...

Greek-American Students Receive Mentoring from Top US Policymakers

The National Hellenic Society in Washington, DC recently held their 5th Annual Heritage America Program virtually for high-achieving and promising Greek-American students. The event, which...

Record price for watercolour of Rhodes at Sotheby’s

A watercolour by Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A., which depicts the walled ancient city of Rhodes, was recently sold for $140,500 at an Old...

NY Times Features Greeks’ Beloved Feta Cheese and Olive Oil

"It has been years since anyone said anything positive about the Greek economy," writes Adam Davidson for The New York Times and adds that...

UN Secretary-General Voices Support for Greece

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has sent out a supportive message to the Greek people, who are currently undergoing hard times. After the cancellation of Greek...

Greek Ambassador to the U.S. Kaskarelis Honored in NYC

The Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Order of the Dignitaries of the Apostle Andrew will honor Greece’s ambassador to the United States, Vassilis Kaskarelis. Ambassador Kaskarelis will be...

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