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Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Corfu magic

“Gradually the magic of the island settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen.”        ― Gerald Durrell on Corfu, My Family and Other...

On the Road in Greece: Georgiadis Accessories & Souvenirs, Alexandroupolis, Greece

By Catherine TsounisAlexandroupolis is a modern city of Thrace that lied on our itinerary for a summer 2019 Kapogiannis tour. When we crossed the...

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou addresses the Greek Diaspora on the occasion of March 25th

My dear countrymen,Greek and Greeks abroad,It is with great pleasure that I address today to you, the Greek Greeks, for the first time since...

Supreme President responds to New York Times Article on Border Crisis

ORDER OF AHEPA March 12, 2020 Letters to the EditorNew York Times620 Eighth AvenueNew York, N.Y. 10018 Dear Editor: The reporting of Greek-Turkish border incidents...

The Hellenic Initiative Fuels the Work of Kivotos Tour Kosmou with $20,000

(ATHENS, GREECE, March 11) The Hellenic Initiative (THI) empowered the humanitarian work of the NGO “Ark ofthe World- Kivotos tou Kosmou” with a $20,000 donation. Through...

Call to Action: Implore U.S. Congress to Act on the Migrant Crisis in Greece

 On behalf of the Order of the Sons of Pericles and the youth in the Hellenic community, we ask all of our members and...

Hermes Expo is ever-changing, but its mission is as relevant as ever: fostering mutual business relationships

You could say that West Germany was partly responsible for the Hermes Expo and the Hellenic News of America.  Both were created by Paul Kotrotsios...

The Honorable Mr Mevlut Cavusoglu

By Leonidas Koumakis   Honorable Mr. Cavusoglu, With all due respect to your office, please allow me to submit certain queries which may be shared not only...

Erdogan Unchecked

By CDR Demetries Andrew Grimes, USN Ret. The UN, EU, NATO, have all remained silent as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government coordinates the largest...

Northern Aegean Relief Alliance Plans Rally to Address Greece’s Migrant Humanitarian Crisis in NY on March 8th

Athens Square Park – Astoria, NY Sunday, March 8 at 2 pm   Astoria, NY – March 2, 2020 – A rally to raise awareness about...

Statement from Congressman Bilirakis on the Refugee Crisis in Greece

“Turkey’s actions to open its borders and allow the unmitigated flow of refugees to Greece in disproportionate numbers is creating an untenable situation and...

AHI Statement on Turkey’s Provocative, Illegal Refugee Ploy

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) issued the following statement:Illegal immigration via Turkey compromises Greece’s security, stability, and economic development.  Greece is well...

Eleni Poulos Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Eleni Tours, Brings Personal Touch and Love of Greece to the Business

By David Bjorkgren, senior editorSpecial to the Hellenic News of America  Eleni Poulos started her travel agency in an unusual place—her son’s bedroom.Nearly 30 years...

Statement on Greek-Turkish Border Migration Crisis

WASHINGTON -- Supreme President George G. Horiates has issued the following statement:AHEPA staunchly backs Greece's right to defend its borders as a new surge in migrant...

Migrant Crisis Awareness on March 8th in Astoria

The community is invited to come together and show unity for our beloved Chios as well as its neighboring northern Agean islands.Location:  Athena Square...

Latest news

Christos Koutsis, Vice President of Investors Bank, has passed away

Christos John Koutsis, 63, of Paramus, formerly of Athens, Greece, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Christos worked for Investors Bank, in Short...

My parents own property in Greece

My parents own property in Greece, but I do not know if they have the right documents to prove their property rights. Also, I...

Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides (1942-2020)

In Memoriam Demetrios Zemenides  1942-2020 The International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides, one of its long-time collaborators in Chicago.  The...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Now on Solid Ground as Construction Restarts 

The people close to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York tend to think of the...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1Hagia Sophia...