Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebrations Scaled Down Due to Pandemic
The famous Epiphany celebrations in Tarpon Springs, Florida will look a little different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Greek-American Charlie Crist Reelected to House in Florida
Veteran Greek-American Democrat Charlie Crist won the race at Florida’s 13th district, covering Pinellas County from Clearwater down through St. Pete, where he grew up. Christ won by 53% receiving 215,000 votes. His challenger Republican Anna Luna got 190,000 votes...
Three Generations of Greek-American Eye Doctors Serve Generations of Patients
Back in 1961, Dr. Louis Michaelos had no way of knowing that his brand-new ophthalmological practice would become a dynasty of three eye doctors, all caring for generations of patients under one roof. But that is the amazing result, almost...
The Oldest Greek School in the United States Still Stands
As we look forward, albeit with trepidation in 2020, to the opening of another academic year, it is of great interest to note that the very first wooden schoolhouse in the United States which is still standing was operated...
Elon Musk’s SpaceX Corporation Brings Astronauts Back to Earth in Spectacular Splashdown
Marking a first in space history, the American astronaut duo of Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley splashed down into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, August 2 using a capsule created by SpaceX, a private corporation,...
Gala Celebration for Earth Friendly Products’ New Plant Generates Anticipation, Enthusiasm & Its Own Electricity
When Earth Friendly Products opens its sparkling new ultra green Southeastern Division manufacturing facility on Friday, Nov. 9, the heat in Miami will be turned up more than just one or two notches. The maker of ECOS, the world's...
Workshops on Traditional Greek Music in Tarpon Springs
The city of Tarpon Springs is presenting workshops for locals to learn to play Greek percussion instruments, Greek-style violin and music, on Wednesday, Jan. 4, and Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7-8, at Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Craig Park...
Greek Children’s Fund Charity Program Expanded In Florida
Greek-American businessman Stanley Matthews began his charity work in 1983 with the establishment of the Greek Children’s Fund at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, New York City,to provide financial assistance toward the daily, non-medical needs of Greek, Cypriot...