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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...

Naturally Thessaloniki is a foodie city

Thessaloniki: breads, dried fruits, pomegranate syrup, cumin, sesame seeds, artichokes, wine, a cornucopia of smoked and cured meats and fish along with enough food...

At home with Alexander: Edessa and Pella

What forces make a legendary region a tourist attraction? Conflict and nature are two factors. Pella was Alexander the Great’s new showpiece capital and...

Four Wineries of Macedonia and Eastern Macedonia/Thrace

F - εὖ is a descriptor for all that’s good and creative in a person’s life – one that Dionysus, god of wine, sitting...

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HRF dedicates this month’s food distribution in memory of the late Chris Koutsis

On August 11th, days before the major religious holiday of the Virgin Mary, the Hellenic Relief Foundation's monthly food distribution took place at their...

Menendez and Van Hollen express concern to Pompeo over Turkey’s provocative actions

 August 13, 2020 The Honorable Mike PompeoSecretary of StateU.S. Department of State2201 C Street, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20520  Dear Secretary Pompeo: In advance of your meeting with Greek...

AHEPA’s letter to POTUS expressing concern over Turkey’s dangerous aggression towards Greece

AMERICAN HELLENIC EDUCATIONAL PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION    August 13, 2020 Honorable Donald J. Trump The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: On behalf of...

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...