Vasilis Karasavas
Community

Vasilis Karasavas, Serving Evangelismos Greek Orthodox Church

Abington, PA – Vasilis Karasavas has been a member of Evangelismos Greek Orthodox church since the early 70’s. Migrating from Karditsa, Greece, he continued to move with his parish that relocated 3 times before finally settling where it is today, in Northeast Philadelphia.

Eagles vs. Titans, 2006. Photo: Scott Miller.
Sports

Eagles beat up on Titans

Prior to Sunday’s matchup against the Tennessee Titans the Eagles had never won against them. This time it was different as the Eagles were facing a Titans team that came into Philly with a rookie QB and a roster that was in transition.

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Sports

PGBL: Danny’s Boys return with a vengeance

Upper Darby, PA – Danny’s Boys ran through the Spartans for nearly 13 minutes of the first half, outscoring them 26-0 before the Spartans would score. Danny’s Boy’s would show no mercy in this routing.

Father Steven J. Vlahos
Community

Father Steven J. Vlahos, Reflecting on a 50 Year Clergy Journey

Cherry Hill, NJ – Father Steven J. Vlahos of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox church in Wildwood, NJ, has been described as a trailblazer by other priests. He has served in the priesthood for half a century. In that time, he has been instrumental in organizing his congregations and initiated projects.

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Food & Wine

Greek traditional kataifi with cheese

Let’s prepare a different kind of pie, without phyllo or dough but with kataifi. Kataifi is a greek traditional dough which looks like angel hair and it is used for sweets with syrup. In this recipe kataifi is not a sweet, because it is stuffed with cheese.

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Sports

PGBL: Kings continue on Winning Streak

The big matchup on Thursday between the Kings and Rip City was certainly exciting. But when push came to shove at the eight minute mark, the Kings, with only one man on the bench, pulled away and kept the winning streak going.

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Sports

PGBL 2014-15 Season, Week 7 – Photo gallery

Upper Darby, PA – The Kings continued their winning ways with a solid victory over Rip City in the big matchup of the evening. That kept them atop the league with a 6-1 record. They exchanged buckets throughout the first half deep in to the second.

Strofilia, Evia. Photo by Thanasis Anastasiou.
Greece / Cyprus

Modern Greece and Greeks …In Whose Image?

Many Greeks and foreigners consider today’s Hellas to be the resurrection of a lost ancient polity, Classical Greece. The Greece that emerged from Ottoman rule after a chaotic, heroic yet haphazard war of independence received a measure of independence in 1830.

NHSA DC Convention
Organizations & Societies

NHSA Convention in Washington DC

Washington, DC – The National Hellenic Student Association (NHSA) of North America, Inc., hosted their semi-annual convention in Washington, D.C. November 7th-9th, 2014. NHSA is an umbrella association for Hellenic student organizations at universities throughout the United States and Canada.

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Sports

PGBL: Sixers Shock Danny’s Boys

Upper Darby, PA – Who would of thought that the Sixers would beat Danny’s Boys this past Sunday night at the PGBL? Well, surprise! It happened, and so the adage goes about the PGBL, “on any given night anyone can beat anyone.

Packers vs. Eagles, 2007. Photo: Ryan Lejbak.
Sports

Eagles get smoked by Packers

Going into Sunday’s matchup against the Green Bay Packers the Eagles were riding high after one of their better performances of the season against the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football. But the buzz saw known as Aaron Rodgers was waiting for the Eagles at Lambeau Field. The game was billed as a possible NFC Championship matchup.

GOYA Midseason Basketball League Recap
Sports

Mr. GOYA’s Midseason Basketball League Recap

Another exciting week is in the books in the Del Val GOYA league. With seven of the eight churches in action around the league, and with Mr. GOYA out of town this weekend (sorry everyone), we will take a look around the league to see where we stand in the girl’s and boy’s divisions as we inch ever closer to the playoffs in January.

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Sports

Annunciation boys take control of first place

Upper Darby, PA – Annunciation, Elkins Park, is sitting on top-again. The three-peat champions beat St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox church yesterday. Final score: Annunciation 54, St. Demetrios 49.

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Photographic Moments
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Yeadon, PA, 2011

VFW Post Eleftheria 6633 members commemorating Veterans Day at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving. Image courtesy of Eleftherios Kostans.