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Malliotis Center Honors Greek-American Immigrant Philanthropist

The Maliotis Cultural Center at the Hellenic College of the Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts is a touchstone for the Greek-American community in New England. The cultural center at Holy Cross which is named after Greek immigrant Costas Maliotis is...

Betty White Dies at Age 99 in California

Betty White, the irrepressible, iconic Greek-American comedienne, died on Friday at the age of 99. Her 100th birthday would have been on January 17, 2022. Her life was amazing on many different levels. Growing up in Oak Park, Illinois, she...

Betty White’s Advice at 100: “Avoid Anything Green”

Greek-American Betty White, whose mother's family hailed from Greece, has some unorthodox advice as she nears her 100th birthday on January 17, 2022: "I try to avoid anything green," she states. The American comedic giant, a veteran of the iconic...

U.S. Ambassador Calls on Greek-Americans to Invest in Greece

U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt challenged earlier in the week the Greek-American business world to "take a closer look at investing in Greece." Speaking at an American Hellenic Institute (AHI) event held in Athens on Wednesday, Pyatt said that...

New York Mayor Elect: Turkey “Played a Major Role in Shaping Mankind”

Newly-elected New York City mayor Eric Adams declared himself as a "Friend of the Turkish people" in his first international interview after his elevation to the city's highest office on November 19. In his talk with interviewers from the national...

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...

The Fascinating History of the Greek Orthodox Community of Bangor, Maine

The small but thriving Greek community in Bangor, Maine has a rich history that dates back to the 1890s. The history of large-scale Greek immigration to the United States goes all the way back to the second half of the...

University of Pittsburgh Celebrates Greek Culture

The Greek Nationality Room, established 80 years ago to celebrate Greek culture at the University of Pittsburgh, will be the site of an upcoming commemoration on November 5-7. Established by local industrialists on November 7, 1941, the center is a...

Greek-American Family Swaps Lives in New TV Series

Maria Vasiliou, a mother of four in southern California, recently took part, alongside her family, in a new television series that is an experiment in how well we can adapt to and learn from the experiences of others in...

Jennifer Aniston Says She’s Ready For New Relationship

Greek-American star Jennifer Aniston opened up recently about her search for a new beau in an interview with Bruce Bozzi on his SiriusXM podcast "Lunch with Bruce." The current start of Apple TV's Morning Show said that she's currently single...