Leo Thalassites, U.S.’s Oldest Cop, Dies at 92

Leo Thalassites, the longest-serving active police officer in the U.S., died August 18, at age 92. An active cop for nearly six decades he first joined...

US Study Highlights ‘Devastating’ Impact of Austerity on Greece’s Health

A new study by researchers from the University of Washington found that the health of the Greek population declined and death rates rose sharply after...

Ohio Native George E. Loucas Elected AHEPA Supreme President

The delegates of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) elected George E. Loucas Supreme President at the 96th Annual Supreme Convention...

AHEPA to Honor Greek American Athletes in 2018 Athletic Awards

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) will award outstanding Greek-American athletes, scholar-athletes, and former athletes at its Athletic Luncheon to be...

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,...

National Hellenic Museum to Host Photo Exhibition on Refugee Crisis

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is hosting a new exhibition "Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through the Lens of Tasos Markou 2015-2017." Set...

Meet the Greek-American Educator Helping Kids to Thrive

Helen Siani-Athanasiou is a woman on a mission. As thousands of young people in Greece and the U.S. feel the onerous pressure of exams...

Descendant of Greek Hero Exposes Morgan Freeman Scandal

Chloe Melas, the CNN reporter who brought to light the alleged sexual harassment case for actor Morgan Freeman, is a descendant of Greek hero...

Greek-American Hall Owner Ditches NRA Fundraiser

The Greek-American owner of Brooklyn's Grand Prospect Hall has cancelled an annual National Rifle Association (NRA) fundraiser after complaints from neighbors. Michael Halkias, the owner...

Ancient Greek Epics Help Veterans Cope with Stress

With so many U.S. veterans returning from conflict with physical and psychological problems, it is hard to help them acclimate to life back home. Ironically,...

Tarpon Springs Celebrates Epiphany for 112th Time

The 112th Annual Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, Florida took place on Saturday, with Christian Chrysakis retrieving the Holy Cross from the water. The Greek...
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American Hellenic Council Announces 2018 Scholarship Awards

  The American Hellenic Council (AHC) has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Awards. The deadline for applicants is January 31,...

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