How Ancient Greece Inspired American Independence

Greek Americans have one more reason to be proud on the Fourth of July each year because they don't only celebrate America's Independence Day,...

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...

HALC Petitions for Olympic Games to Be Held Permanently in Greece

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has petitioned for the Olympic Games to be held permanently in Greece and is collecting signatures to be sent...

Greek-American Karras Wins Super Bowl, Continuing Family Legacy

Greek-American offensive lineman Ted Karras III won his second American football championship on Sunday as the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams...

Meet the Greek American New Mayor of Fort Lauderdale

Voters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., elected the city's first openly gay mayor, Dean Trantalis, in a race that is being described as a nail-biter...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Visits National Hellenic Museum in Chicago

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visited the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago on Sunday, July 7. While being walked through the classroom space...

New York 2016: The Continuity of Greek Culture

Greek Letters Day on January 30, 2016 celebrates the Three Hierarchs of the Orthodox Church: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and...

The Greek-American Couple Who Made US History

Nick and Mary Mathews, natives of Greece who emigrated to the United States and found prospererity there after years of hard work, are symbols...

Vice President Biden Implies President Obama Will Talk of Debt During Visit to Greece

U.S. President Barack Obama will raise the issue of debt relief during his visit to Greece in mid-November, implied Vice President Joe Biden at...

The History Behind the ‘Olympic Airways’ Plane Sitting in an Oregon Forest

A Boeing 727 from the now-defunct Greek airline Olympic Airways, which since 2012 has sat in a forest in Oregon, has a surprisingly glamorous...

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