The PGBL… the gift that keeps on giving

The outside temperature was close to a frigid zero degrees but the action inside Saint Demetrios’ Church hall in Upper Darby was anything but cold… simply put, it was Ghost pepper hot!

Festivals & Dances

Pontian Akritai host Apokries party and perform Momogeri dance

Upper Darby, PA – The Apokries party was celebrated at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox church by The Pontian Akritai this past Sunday evening. Decorated tables tables of glitter and masques were filled with Pontian music lovers. Alexis Parharides and Giorgos Sofianidis were the host singers straight from Greece.

Christos DOGAS / EU Council
Greece / Cyprus

«Europe trashed democracy»

At the press conference following Eurogroup yesterday (February 20,2015), Paul Mason from Channel 4 asked Dijsselbloem “What do you say to the Greek people, whose democracy you’ve just trashed”.

pen mightier than sword
Greece / Cyprus

The Battle of the Drafts

Greece’s battle with the Eurogroup over its debt and bailout terms is heating up. And both sides have deployed a new and powerful weapon. The draft communique.

Artwork Installation, Ellis Island. Photo: Colin Howley
The Philly Greek-Stake Blog

The Times, They Are A Changin’

The day I was born in 1958 in New Jersey, the doctor turned to my father and asked, “What is your son’s name?” My father, being a proud Greek, replied, “Argyrios, after his grandfather.” The doctor, baffled, stared at him.

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Danny’s Boys Make it Two in a Row – Photo gallery

Upper Darby, PA – It may be a basketball dynasty in the making. Two years in a row now, Danny’s Boys claims the title of PGBL Champions. Last night at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox church, under the direction of league MVP, Pete Kathopoulos the Boys took down the Kings.

2015 PGBL Championship

2015 PGBL Championship: Repeat for Danny’s Boys

Upper Darby, PA – They did it again. Danny’s Boys took home their second championship last night at St. Demetrios. Playing to a packed gym of basketball fans that spanned four generations, the returning champs of the PGBL, Danny’s Boys and the Kings put on a show of athleticism that kept the folks on the edge of their seats.

Photographic Moments

Katerini, Greece, 1996

The sun sets on a tobacco field farmer as she wraps a handkerchief. In the distance, snow capped Mt. Olympus spreads across the range, dividing the regions of Thessaly and Macedonia. Image courtesy of Eleftherios Kostans.