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Warm welcome by the local Greek American Community to Papandreou

On Wednesday, the Prime-minister attended a reception in his honour at the Greek Consulate, where he received a warm welcome by the Omogeneia. In his speech, Mr. Papandreou referred to the measures taken to protect the country from default...

Demetrios Liappas, Pillar of California Greek-American Community, Dies

Demetrios Liappas, a pillar of the Greek-American community in Southern California, passed away on Sunday. Liappas was the Director of the Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies from the inception of the program in 1980 until his retirement...

Greek-American Yannis Dimoulis Creates Community Through Comedy

Designer Yannis Dimoulis uses his platform of over 23,000 followers to explore the often-comedic nuances of being Greek-American.

Greek-American Physician Uses Community Engagement to Help Baltimore Patients

Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos is a second-generation Greek-American whose innovative and groundbreaking work is helping Baltimore's community to thrive. Galiatsatos, the son of two Greeks who came to the US decades ago, was born and raised in Baltimore City. He completed his undergraduate...

New Media Outlet Launched for the Greek-American Community

A newly-founded media production company in New York is aiming to offer news and cultural information adapted to the modern needs of Greek-American society. "Hellenic DNA," created by Greek journalist Panos Satzoglou earlier in 2019, is an online video platform...

Greek-American Community Organizes $2,700 per Plate Fund Raising Event for Hillary Clinton

Prominent members of the Greek-American community from the tri-state area organized the first fundraising event for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, according to greeknewsonline.com. The fundraising event cost $2,700 per plate. Naturally, Hillary Clinton in her remarks praised the Greek-American community...

Greek American and Jewish American Community Leaders Come Closer

American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis participated at a meeting between Greek American and Jewish American community leaders held at the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish American Organizations in New York City on December 12, 2012. “I would...

Archbishop Demetrios of America: "The Greek-American Community Will Continue to Help Greece"

"The Greek-American community will continue to help Greece and its people," underscored Archbishop Demetrios of America during his meeting with a delegation from the Holy Archdiocese of Athens in NY. The Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America noted...

American Jewish Committee Supports Greek Jewish Community Amidst Debt Crisis

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has made a second donation to the Greek Jewish community to assist Holocaust survivors in financial need due to the severe economic crisis gripping the country. "We stand in solidarity with the Greek Jewish community,...

"Greek News" Appeals to Greek-American Community For Support to Homeland

The Greek-American daily newspaper “Greek News” has appealed to the Greek Community throughout the US to provide the necessary support for Greek people going through extremely harsh times. In its main article, the editor of the NY newspaper, Mr. Apostolis...

Greek Goddess of Comedy Ellen Karis Satirizes Greek-American Community

The Greek Goddess of comedy, Ellen Karis, satirizes the Greek-American community in her latest TV production, “Greek Chicks Rule”. Ellen entertains audiences throughout the U.S. and Canada as one of the very few Greek female stand-up comedians performing today. Her...

Greece’s Tough 2011: What Role Should the Greek-American Community Play in 2012

2011 was a very difficult year for Greece. In our conversations with unsuspecting full-blooded Americans, we, as Greek-Americans, went from our normal boasting about our beautiful beaches and delicious food to trying to defend the indefensible economic and political...

Aravella Simotas Addresses the Greek-American Community

On Tuesday, June 7, 2011, I was afforded the privileged opportunity to speak with Greek-American Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas. Ms. Simotas works in the 36th Assembly District in Astoria, Queens, and is the first Greek-American woman to be elected to...

The Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Community of Corona Honors American Philhellenes

The Transfiguration of Christ Greek Orthodox Community in Corona, NY paid tribute to the contribution of American Philhellenes and mutual struggles of the U.S. and Greece for freedom at a special event it held on Sunday March 20, 2011....

Greek Composer, Musician Pericles Kanaris Gives NYC Concert Honoring Cavafy

Greek composer and performer Pericles Kanaris returned to the New York music scene with his first concert since the pandemic, playing songs based on the poetry of Constantine P. Kavafy, T.S Eliot, and others. Titled “Up for Air,” the June...