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Miami Building Collapse Leaves 11 Dead; 150 Unaccounted For

The sudden collapse of the Champlain Towers' South Tower in Surfside, a small town north of Miami Beach in Miami-Dade County, has currently left eleven dead and 150 people unaccounted for, with numbers fluctuating each day since the tragedy...

Miami Building Collapses; 99 People Unaccounted For

99 people are still unaccounted for after a residential condo in Surfside--a town located on the Miami Beach strip--partially collapsed around 1:24 A.M. this morning. Half of the 12-story building facing the ocean caved in on itself, leaving a...

Tarpon Springs Lights Landmark for Greek War of Independence

Tarpon Springs, Florida will light up the facade of its Cultural Center this week to commemorate the Greek War of Independence.

Tarpon Distillery: The Iconic Greek Town in Florida Has Its Own Ouzo!

The iconic Greek-American town of Tarpon Springs, Florida, now distills its very own Ouzo, named "Papous Ouzo."

Tarpon Springs Celebrates Epiphany Amid Pandemic Restrictions

The Epiphany celebration marking the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River went on as usual in Tarpon Springs, Florida, despite the many restrictions limiting the number of people watching and taking part. Colten Sakadales, a 16-year-old who is a...

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,...