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George Papaeleas AHEPA Chapter 367 Moves Forward

By Chris Pappis, AHEPA D6 Secretary  George Papaeleas AHEPA Chapter 367 of Washington Heights held a monthly meeting on October 4, 2020 virtually via Zoom...

A Visit to Hagia Sophia

By Robert Zaller, Ph.D. It could not have been known, but those of us fortunate enough to have seen Hagia Sophia between 1935 and 2020...

Marathia on Tinos: traditional or avant garde?

Marathia Restaurant on Tinos Island aptly proves the superlatives you have heard on the creativity of Greek cuisine and the uncompromising beauty of Cyclades...

Archbishop visits Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church During Covid-19 Pandemic

“We celebrate the first fruits of the harvest on August 6th, the Transfiguration (Metamorphosis) of Christ Feast Day,” said His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros. “I...

A Magical Night on the Sacred Island of Delos

By Aurelia   All guide-books and all guides will tell you that no one is allowed, by law, to stay on Delos overnight, but there is...

Kandanoleon Wedding

Excerpt from the novel, Labyrinthine Ways By Aurelia “I know that the incident is known as the Kandanoleon Wedding,” Manolis begins, “and that a Cretan man...

Hotel Hagiati is medieval Macedonia in Edessa

Hotel Hagiati offers the ambiance to experience Edessa’s present within its past. Occupying a historic stone merchant’s house a short stroll from Waterfalls Park, the...

Admire Oracles: Delphi, Gods and Wine

Considered the “navel of the world” to ancient Greeks, Delphi was more important than Mount Olympus. Delphi was their Vatican. “Admire oracles” (Χρησμοὺς θαύμαζε) was...

Easter Lenten Services in Russia During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By: Catherine Tsounis, contributing editor Faith in their Russian Orthodox faith is giving strength to the Russian middle class, the backbone of the nation. My...

Flower City AHEPA Chapter 67 Awards $9,000 In Scholarships

By: Chris Pappis                                    AHEPA members and the AHEPA...

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...

25,000 People Attend the Epiphany Cross Throwing in Tarpon Springs, Florida

By Aphrodite Kotrotsios, Publisher   This years’ Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs will go down in history. For the first time ever, the Prime Minister of...

AHEPA Celebrates the Selection of Alex Karras to the Pro-Football Hall of Fame

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA), a membership-based fraternal organization of Hellenes and Philhellenes, celebrates the selection of former Detroit Lions...

AHEPA New Rochelle Remembers Veterans and Adopts Service Dog

By Chris Pappis                                            ...

Kalymnos Island’s Xenia

  “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” What food did they have? A little boy had brought his...

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Review: Aphrodite’s Sweets in Queens, New York

You need not scale up the heights of Mount Olympus in order to relish a dish and treats that are fit for the deities...

Tyler Johnson of ‘The Young and The Restless’ talks to HNA

Actor Tyler Johnson chatted with this Greek-American journalist about "The Young and The Restless," and his love for the craft of acting. Walt Disney once...

What happened to the survivors of the 1923 Asia Minor Catastrophe?

“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage” -  Seneca, Roman philosopher. They did not have welfare. No food stamps, free lunches, medical care,...

1940 Η ξεχασμένη ευχή του πλωτάρχη

Ο πλωτάρχης του Βασιλικού Ναυτικού Πέτρος Καρύδης πυροβολούσε με  το παλαιού τύπου πολυβόλο. Σε μια μικρή ανάπαυλα άνοιξε  στα γρήγορα την ασημένια ταμπακιέρα. Το...

Ο κύκλος της ζωής…

Ήταν μια βροχερή μέρα του Δεκέμβρη του 1969. Ήταν μια μέρα σταθμός για μένα αφού αποτελούσε την αρχή ενός νέου και σημαντικού κεφαλαίου της...