Author: Hellenic News

Christina Vasiliou, 94 has passed away peacefully

Christina Vasiliou (born Christina Papatheodorou) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the age of 94 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on May 28, 1922 in Laconia, Greece in the village of Vrondamas and arrived in the United States in 1967. Beloved wife of the late Ioannis Vasiliou for 47 wonderful years.  Loving mother of Demosthenes Vasiliou (Kathlene) and Diana Poulimenos (Spiros).  Cherished grandmother of Nikki (Manolis), John (Renee), Dimitri (Casey), Chris, Electra, and great-grandchild Dianna.  Aunt of Chris Rorres (Billie), Rena Baker (Jack), Christos Papatheodorou, Diana Papatheodorou, and their families.  Predeceased by siblings...

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On The Road in Greece: Fisheries of Nafpaktos, Greece

By: Catherine Tsounis   The scenic drive to Delphi showed us the amazing fisheries of Nafpaktos. Nets with metal cages were breeding fish. In the local supermarket, we have labeled frozen fish that states “farm fresh”. I saw firsthand that Nafpaktos raised farm fresh fish for the consumers of Greece. I have been hearing there is no fish in the Mediterranean because of Asian commercial ships that catch all. This is the Greek answer to the problem. A recent study explained that “It is important to note that a significant part of the small-scale landings usually are directed to...

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Crozer-Keystone Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

Springfield, Pa. – Crozer-Keystone Health System recently acknowledged six employees with Employee of the Quarter awards in gratitude for their dedication and service. Recipients of the award were given a framed certificate recognizing the accomplishment along with a $100 check. Erin Kelly of Sharon Hill is a medical receptionist at Primary Care at the Healthplex Pavilion.  “Erin keeps a pleasant and happy disposition at all times, even on the most challenging of days,” said a colleague. Nilene Bridell of Chester is a secretary at Community Hospital. A co-worker commented, “Nilene goes above and beyond the call of duty consistently....

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On The Road in Greece: Asteras Tripolis Star Store

By: Catherine Tsounis   Asteras Tripoli Football Club is known throughout the world. It is a leader in soccer. I wanted to buy some memorabilia from my hotel at Areos Square, Tripolis, Greece. Right opposite Areos Square was the Official Star Store. I did not have to travel. The store is in the heart of the shopping area. Colorful with t-shirts, clothes for men and women, it was enjoyable to view all merchandise. The colorful blue shirts were a magnet. I recommend all to stop by and get a t-shirt to bring home from Greece. Soccer dominates the interest...

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H.E. NICOS ANASTASIADES, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS IN PERSON AT CAPITAL LINK INVEST IN CYPRUS FORUM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017 IN NYC   NEW YORK, NY, March 13, 2017 – Capital Link is privileged to welcome President Anastasiades to deliver the Luncheon Keynote Address at the inaugural “Capital Link Invest in Cyprus Forum,” which will take place in New York on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the Metropolitan Club.   The event features top government officials, global investment banks, business leaders and investors from Cyprus and the United States. This is a top...

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