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Is Malliotakis the Anti-AOC Republicans Needed in New York?

The election of Republican Greek-American Nicole Malliotakis, the Staten Island native who will represent the state's 11th District, is seen by many as an antidote to the leftist political positions taken by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, usually referred to by...

NY Lawmakers Launch Bill to Allow Criminal Investigations for US Presidents

New York legislators introduced on Monday a bill that would thwart all efforts by any sitting US President to impede ongoing criminal investigations. The "New York No Citizen is Above the Law" Act, (S.8973/A.10905) was introduced by Senate Deputy Leader...

New Yorkers Head for the Hills Outside City After Pandemic

  Denizens of New York City, weary of dealing with the many ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, are now moving out of the urban area of 8.3 million people and settling in the upper Hudson Valley and beyond in search...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets With Greek-American Officers at NYPD Precinct

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America recently visited the local police station serving the area where the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Headquarters is located in New York City, known as the 19th Precinct, to meet with Greek-American police officers. The visit...

Greek Americans Hold Vigil, Demand Justice for George Zapantis

Dozens of Greek Americans gathered outside the home George Zapantis in Whitestone, New York on Saturday to hold a vigil and demand justice for the 29-year-old man who died last week of cardiac arrest induced by excessive force used...

Archbishop Elpidophoros on George Zapantis Killing: “No One Deserves to Die Like This”

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visited on Thursday the distraught family of George Zapantis, the Greek American who suffered a fatal heart attack after being tasered at least twice by officers in New York last Sunday. Elpidophoros had a long meeting...

He was Screaming “I Can’t Breathe,” Says Mother of Greek American Dying from Police Taser

The mother of George Zapantis, the Greek American who suffered a fatal heart attack after being tasered at least twice by officers in New York on Sunday, revealed on Thursday that her son was screaming "I can't breathe". Speaking on Mega...

Greek Artist Maria Zervos Featured in ISCP Art Residency in New York

Acclaimed Greek visual artist and poet Maria Zervos is set to present new video art and a series of aquarella on paper drawings in the context of her art residency at the prestigious International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP)...

Missing Doctor Theodore Giannaris Found Dead in NY

81-year-old Greek-American physician Theodore Giannaris was tragically found dead in Manhattan after having gone missing since June 7, 2020. According to his family, Dr. Giannaris left that Sunday morning to go for his usual walk, but without having taken his...

Ninth Annual Greek Investment Forum to Be Held Virtually

The Athens Stock Exchange and the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce are now holding their ninth annual "Greek Investment Forum" in New York, which will take place exclusively online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The forum is part of...