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Theodoros Griego: The First Greek to Set Foot in America in 1528

The first Greek person to ever set foot in America was a man named Theodoros Griego, and he arrived in the country in 1528.

The Oldest Greek School in the United States Still Stands

Incredibly, the very first wooden schoolhouse in the United States which is still standing was operated by Greek immigrants.

Lawsuit Alleges Google “Hijacked” Customers, Orders From Restaurants

A Florida restaurant group is suing Google, alleging that the tech company has been setting up unauthorized pages to capture food orders rather than directing them to the restaurant’s own site. Google uses supposed “bait-and-switch” tactics to get customers to...

Full House’s Bob Saget Found Dead at Florida Hotel

The US actor and comedian Bob Saget, best known for starring in the sitcom Full House, died suddenly at age 65, his family announced on Sunday evening. The actor was found unresponsive by staff in his room at the Ritz-Carlton...

16-Year-Old Retrieves Cross in Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Thousands of people attended the annual Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs, Florida on Thursday. Archbishop Elpidophoros and Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta were the officiants in this year’s liturgy at the city's St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Following the Divine Liturgy and Great...

Epiphany Celebration to Be Held for the First Time at St. Augustine, Florida

An Epiphany celebration is to be held for the first time in St. Augustine on the Atlantic coast of northeastern Florida on Thursday. The Greek Orthodox community in the town, which is the oldest continuously-inhabited European-established settlement in the United States,...

Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Greek Orthodox Prepare for 2022 Celebration

The annual Epiphany celebration of the Baptism of Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the River Jordan will be held on January 6, 2022 at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Tarpon Springs, Florida. His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros,...

Brian Laundrie’s Death Ruled a Suicide

An attorney for the Laundrie family announced on Tuesday that Brian Laundrie's death was a suicide. The attorney, Steven Bertolino, revealed that Laundrie had self-inflicted a "gunshot wound to the head:" "Chris and Roberta Laundrie have been informed that the cause...

Florida’s Greek Hub of Tarpon Springs Strengthens Ties with Homeland

The mayor of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Chris Alahouzos, continues to strengthen his ties with Greece after recently returning from an extensive visit to the country. Alahouzos' visit was part of the Sister Cities program, which aims to build meaningful cultural...

Remains of Gabby Petito’s Fiancé Found in Florida, FBI Says

Human remains found in a Florida park on Wednesday are those of Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of murdered blogger Gabby Petito, the FBI says. The body of Laundrie, who had been missing for over a month, was identified using dental...