Ellis Island: Thousands of Greeks’ First Sight of America

"At the New York Harbor they put us in quarantine for a day and then they took us to Ellis Island. There they treated...

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...

Politico: Trump Administration Seeks Insight in U.S.A.-China Relations From Ancient Greek Historian

White House officials are seeking insight into U.S.-China relations from ancient Greek historian Thucydides who chronicled the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, Politico magazine...

Philip Ludwell III of Virginia, the First Known American Convert to Orthodoxy

By the summer of 1738 Philip Ludwell III of Virginia had become one of the largest landowners in British Virginia, but his worldly wealth...

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...
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4th of July: How Ancient Greek Ideals Influenced American Independence

Ancient Greece has impacted the western world in many aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, democracy, was the key element to...

WWII Hero Steve ‘Flying Greek’ Pisanos Passes at Age 96 [video]

World War II hero Steve Pisanos passed on Thursday in San Diego at the age of 96, only a few years after the publication...

World Cancer Day: The Greek Who Developed the Pap Smear

By Elizabeth M. Shepard / Cornell Archives Today is World Cancer Day, a global event dedicated in the fight against cancer, that aims at raising...

USS Slater to Commemorate Oxi Day

On October 28th, millions around the world are commemorating OXI (pronounced ō-hē) Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during World War II. The...

Why the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe Is Important Today

Greece is meeting the Syrian  humanitarian crisis with compassion.  On the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, we must remember the ancient Christian...

Escape from Euro Problems: Five Day Greek Tour of Northwestern Macedonia, Part 2

I am impressed with the Greek women in the work force. They are educated. With the help of their parents and grandparents, they are...

Escape from Euro Problems: Five Day Greek Tour of Northwestern Macedonia, Part 1

“Cash only!” “Dollars, not euros for tips!” “We do not honor Power of Attorneys from New York Consulate unless we see a specific clause...

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