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Greek Americans Make Snow Sculpture of Hippocrates in Astoria

A pair of Greek-American artists used New York's snowy weather to beautify their neighborhood by making a snow sculpture of the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates. Melissa Vadakara and Marios Tzavellas, residents of the Greek-American hub of Astoria, who are prolific...

What Astoria is Voting on the 2020 Election: Everyday Greek Americans Speak their Mind

Election fever has also caught the Greek-American community in Astoria, New York, as millions of Americans are heading to the polls for the Presidential election which is regarded as one of the most divisive and polarized ever. "Politics was so...

Astoria Residents in Shock Over Death of Greek-American Teacher

Friends and family, along with the entire Greek-American community of Astoria, are mourning the tragic sudden loss of 49-year-old schoolteacher Anastasia Paterekas, who was found dead at her home on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. At 9:09 p.m., New York City...

Olympia Dukakis Documentary to Screen at Museum of the Moving Image

The Olympia Dukakis documentary, titled "Olympia", will screen at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York, on March 31. Hellenic Film Society USA will be hosting the screening on the last day of Women's History Month. "Olympia" follows...

NBA Draft 2014: Thanassis Antetokounmpo picked by the New York Knicks

A few minutes ago, the older brother of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Thanassis (Θανάσσης Αντετοκούνμπο), was selected as the 51st overall draft pick by the famous New York Knicks. The Knicks, who struggled last season, are focusing on rebuilding a new...