Greek Mayor Alahouzos Reelected in Tarpon Springs (video)

Tarpon Springs, FLorida Mayor Chris Alahouzos won a second consecutive term on Tuesday by garnering about 56 percent of the vote, according to unofficial...

Route Exchange Proposes Athens-Chicago Air Route

Route Exchange, the air route development platform, says that the unserved Athens-Chicago route has great potential. According to Routes online, after March 2017 when Emirates...

National Hellenic Museum Marks Refugee Day with Powerful Photo Exhibition

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is marking World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibition -- Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through...

Grandson Inherits Tradition of Carving Tarpon Springs Epiphany Cross

Since the age of 6, Nicholas Souder (photo) has watched or participated in the creation of the coveted Epiphany cross. Souder, now 24, watched as...
Orthodox Church

Greek-Orthodox Priest To Be Charged with 100K+ Theft

According to prosecutors, Greek Orthodox priest James Dokos will be charged with felony theft amid allegations that he pocketed more than $110,000 from a...

AFGLC Establishes Hellenic Studies Program at St. Petersburg College

The American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture (AFGLC) managed to establish a program for teaching Modern Greek Language and Culture at yet another...

Modern Greek Studies Event at the University of Illinois

The Modern Greek Studies program at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign managed to raise a total of 20,000 euros in a fund-raising...

Greek-American Congressman Bilirakis Wins 7th Term

  Republican US Rep. Gus Bilirakis won Florida’s 12th congressional district in the midterm elections, winning in his bid to continue to represent the area...

Sarbanes, Bilirakis Ponder Syria Vote

The American public opinion is very clear regarding the possibility of a U.S. military intervention in Syria, with the majority of citizens against such...

National Hellenic Museum Hosts Annual Golf Outing at Butterfield Country Club

The National Hellenic Museum hosted its annual NHM Golf Outing at the scenic Butterfield Country Club of Ilinois recently. Guests of the museum gathered in...

A Greek American’s Thanksgiving Tradition of Offering Free Meals

A difficult economy and the demolition of much of a surrounding shopping center forced the suspension of the free Thanksgiving Day feast at Michael’s...

Don’t Mess With Leo Thalassites, U.S.’ Oldest Cop

Barrel-chested Leo Thalassites squints like Clint Eastwood, hops like Jackie Chan and has been an active cop for nearly six decades. He is 86...

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