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Giannis Antetokounmpo Lands ‘Greek Freak’ Trademark

The "Greek Freak" nickname may soon be coming to a backpack, hoodie or other gear linked to Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo. The U.S. Patent and Trademark office recently approved a trademark for "Greek Freak," the nickname for the Buck's...

NYPD Hails Greek-American Cop for Heroic Rescue

A Greek-American police officer has been hailed as a hero after he saved a Greek-speaking teenager who fell through ice. Officer Constantine Saoulis came to the rescue of the 16-year-old last month after the youth had gone out on the...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Gives Young Man from Greece ‘Best Day of His Life’ (video)

A young man from Greece with serious health problems made his dream true when he flew to to Milwaukee to meet his basketball hero Giannis Antetokounmpo. 15-year-old Dimitris Zamanis is living with a blood condition called aplastic anemia. Together with his...

Giannis Joins Hundreds of Greeks to Sing National Anthem (video)

All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo stayed behind after the game against the Nets on Friday to meet hundreds of Greeks waiting patiently to get a glimpse or a handshake from their hero. Giannis was overwhelmed by the presence of so many Greek...

Greek Scientist Develops Blood Test to Detect 8 Common Cancers

American researchers, led by Greek scientist Prof. Nickolas Papadopoulos, have developed a single blood test which screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the disease. The test, called CancerSEEK, simultaneously evaluates levels of eight cancer...

Greek Scientist at MIT Creates Model to Predict Extreme Weather Phenomena

Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists reported in a Science Advances paper, that they might be able to use engineering models to plot a hurricane’s course with reasonable levels of accuracy. Using a series of engineering formulas, the researchers developed an...

Meet Petros Arzoumanidis: Greek-American personal trainer, ‘Best of Long Island’ winner

Long Island personal trainer Petros Arzoumanidis chatted with this Greek-American journalist about his 2017 win for "Best Personal Trainer" in the "Best of Long Island" competition. Arzoumanidis is the owner of Workout Anywhere in Woodbury, New York. He is a long-time fitness...

Greek-American Congresswoman Niki Tsongas Announces Retirement

In an unexpected move, Greek-American US Representative Niki Tsongas said Wednesday that she would not seek another term in the House of Representatives, after representing her Lowell-based district for a decade. Tsongas, 71, who had shown all signs of running...

Ten People Hospitalized After Flight from Athens to Philadelphia

American Airlines says 10 people on a flight from Athens, Greece to Philadelphia were injured during severe turbulence. The airline says Flight 759 was heading to the city from Athens with 287 passengers and a dozen crew members Saturday when...

‘Greece Lacrosse Association’ Raises Awareness for Sport in Greece

The Greece Lacrosse Association is dedicated to bringing the sport of lacrosse to Greece. They plan to achieve this through the schools, football and basketball clubs. The nonprofit organization, Greece Lacrosse Association (GLA), was formed by co-founders Paul and George...