US Couple Names Child After Greek Island

A US couple has decided to name their 11-year-old son “Chios.” This will be the child’s second name and it was given to him...

Hellenic Relief to Support Greek Families in Need

U.S.-based fundraising group Hellenic Relief Foundation has distributed Easter food and clothes to Greek families in need. The HRF was set up by the Greek-American diaspora in February 2012 to...

AHEPA Commemorates “OXI Day”

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) commemorated the October 28 Greek National "Oxi Day." AHEPA Supreme President Carl R. Hollister issued the following statement...

HALC Poll Shows Greek-Americans Have Considered the Issues and Are Voting for Hillary Clinton

According to a poll by the Council of the Hellenic American Leadership (HALC) recently published in the weekly Greek newspaper Greek News, Greek-Americans strongly...

AHEPA Calls on Arby’s to Stop Ad that Is Demeaning to Ancient Greeks

AHEPA President Andrew C. Zachariades sent a protest letter to Arby's CEO Paul Brown after the fast food chain released a commercial that is...

Dr. James Dimitriou Elected as New President of the American Hellenic Council

The Board of Directors of the American Hellenic Council elected Dr. James Dimitriou of Redondo Beach, California, as the new President and Chairman of...

Agios Vasilios of Tripoli: Cathedral of the Greek Revolution Pioneers

January 1, 2016 Greece celebrates Agios Vasilios or Saint Basil’s Day. In Greek tradition, he brings gifts to children every January 1st. “We would...

“Love your Grandmother and Grandfather” Photo Contest

Most of us can agree that grandmothers and grandfathers have been playing an important role in our lives and the majority of us have...

First Lady of the Republic of Cyprus, Mrs. Andri Anastasiades Visits The Seleni Institute

The Seleni Institute was established in 2011 by Nitzia and George Logothetis with the goal of destigmatizing mental health and wellness issues. The non-profit...

Why It’s So Important for Greek American Girls to Marry in Greece (Video)

When Greek-American girls dream of their wedding day, they often include fantasies of getting married in Greece. Is it the beautiful backdrop of the...

Is Halloween Ancient Greek or a Contemporary Treat?

Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in numerous countries across the world on October 31, in which children dress in fancy costumes and solicit candies and...

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...

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