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Greek American Fallen Marine Nick Xiarhos Honored at Nascar Race

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) continues its Memorial Day tradition of honoring fallen soldiers on Sunday by marking the death...

The Fascinating History of the Greek Orthodox Community of Bangor, Maine

The history of large-scale Greek immigration to the United States goes all the way back to the second half of the nineteenth century, a...

Greek-American Architect Designs Iconic Flag Day Monument in Illinois

Greek-American architect Steve Vasilion has designed a unique and spectacular monument to commemorate the United States' annual June 14th celebration of Flag Day, in...

The Greek Soldier Who Became an American Icon in WWII

The unlikely story of the life of Evangelos Klonis reads like a novel of adventure and heroism. It is the story of a Greek...

The Roots of Thanksgiving in Ancient Greece

Thanksgiving day is celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. Traditionally, it has been a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest...

Vietnam Veteran John Calamos Honored by The Washington Oxi Day Foundation

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation honored investment guru John P. Calamos, Sr. for a lesser known part of his career, his heroic service to...

Greek-American Congressmen Introduce Resolution to Recognize "Oxi Day"

Greek-American Congressmen and Hellenic Caucus members Chris Pappas, John Sarbanes and Gus Bilirakis introduced a resolution earlier this week calling for October 28 to...

Greek-American Judge James Geocaris Honored With Street Sign in Chicago

Cook County jurist James A. Geocaris was honored on Friday by having a street at Rolling Meadows, Chicago, named after him in front of...

Statue of Greek-Italian Painter of Capitol Frescoes Raised in Annapolis, MD

A statue of Greek-Italian painter Constantino Brumidi - famous for his U.S. Capitol building frescoes - has been raised in Annapolis, MD to honor...

Exhibition on the History of Romaniote Jews Opens at Greek Consulate in NYC

A photography exhibition documenting the history of Greece's Romaniote Jews, or "Romaniotes," opens on Thursday, September 19 at the Consulate General of Greece in...

Anthony Kontaratos, The Greek NASA Scientist Who Saved the Apollo 13 Crew (video)

Anthony Kontaratos was truly one of the unsung heroes in the history of NASA, as he was not only the engineer responsible for saving the...

Chicago's National Hellenic Museum Launches Free, Online Collections Portal (video)

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) announced on Wednesday the launch of the NHM Collections & Archives Portal, which allows anyone to access the Museum’s...

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