Seminar Sponsored by The New York Life Insurance Company Center for the Study of Hellenism in the Pontos and Asia Minor of Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and The Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies (ICHS) of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
Sewell, NJ – When the founding members of St. Thomas Greek Orthodox church came together to create a new church, Thomas Gotzis was there. A pivotal member of the church and AHEPA chapter 69 (Camden), he has been a quiet witness and participant through his parishes history.
The Flyers closed out the regular season Sunday with a 6-5 shootout loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in a game that had no meaning for either squad.
Evangelos Marinakis is a powerful businessman and a friend to the Greek PM; he is one of the top shipowners in the world with his company listed on the New York stock exchange; he indirectly controls several media outlets; he is the owner of the country’s biggest football club. Now he wants to take over one of the biggest cities in Greece.
They are as archetypically Greek as the frappe shakers and Assos cigarettes they sell. But already struggling due to the crisis, a little discussed measure in the recently passed omnibus bill may signal the end of the road for family-owned kiosks.
Welcome back everyone, it is a Beautiful Sunny Day here in Baltimore and I have 100 things on my plate today as usual. So I am always looking for ways to speed things up without losing the quality of the product I am making. This recipe is my dear mother-in-law Maria’s recipe for Spanakopita.
Last Monday, the college basketball season came to an end as UConn Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the national title game. The month of March didn’t disappoint, as it was full of upsets, game winning shots, and action that kept viewers on the edge of their seats.
The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) and its affiliated organization, the Daughters of Penelope, are in the midst of its 86th annual overseas excursion with a visit to Athens, Greece.
Upper Darby, PA – They bid and bought at the 30rth anniversary bid and buy, hosted at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox church. The ladies Philoptochos “Agia Barbara” under the theme, Breakfast at Tiffanys, also honoring Audrey Hepburn filled the gym again.
Philadelphia, PA – St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral is inviting the whole community to its Annual Dinner Dance for the feast of St. George on Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8pm. All proceeds go toward helping to sustain and restore the region’s most Historic Church.
Upper Darby, PA – Dressed in white pearls and black dresses, the St. Demetrios Philoptochos ladies hosted their annual Bid and Buy for the 30th year. Under the theme of Iconic actress Audrey Hepburn, the event brought together some 500 ladies of the Greek community.
A hundred years ago, our ancestors were forced to endure the 20th century’s first Holocaust, alongside Ottoman Armenians and Assyrians. Masterminded by Otto Liman von Sanders and the Ittihadist Ottoman Government, the Ottoman Greek Genocide saw the extermination of Thracians, Bithynians, Ionians, Cappadocians and Pontians.
In 2005 I took my daughter, who was 13 at the time, for her first trip to Greece. Upon arrival, we went straight to our hotel, the Athens Hilton, which was extremely elegant and very nice. We took tours of the ancient sites and went out at night to the Plaka and we visited some relatives.
Boynton Beach, FL – Eleni Pantaridis is a 43 year old mother of three, an accomplished lawyer, and to keep the stress in her life to a minimum, she has been taking yoga classes for five years. Pantaridis is a Greek-American woman originally from Upper Darby, PA and now resides in Boynton Beach, FL with her family.
“It will be my first time in the United States and Canada and certainly not my last. This is a dream about to come true,” says accomplished Greek comedian and actor, Markos Seferlis, as he prepares for his first ever North American Tour in the spring of 2014.
The explosive video released by Golden Dawn spokesperson Ilias Kasidiaris has provoked a political storm. The government’s General Secretary Panagiotis Baltakos has offered his resignation while the Justice and Public Order Ministers have denied allegations that the prosecution of the neo-nazi party was part of a politically motivated plot.
Philadelphia, PA – The Greek National Soccer team is coming to Philadelphia for a pre World Cup tune up game vs. Nigeria. On June 3rd at 7:00 pm, at PPL Park (Chester, PA), just minutes away from center city Philadelphia, the two teams will match up.
On Sunday, March 30th, 2014, the Greek School of Evangelismos Greek Orthodox Church, Philadelphia presented their annual Program celebrating two important holidays; the Feastday of the Annunciation of the Holy Theotokos, and the Anniversary of Greek Independence Day 1821, both of which fall on March 25th.
The new Greek feature film “The Final Payoff” directed by Alexander Leontaritis will make its USA Premiere in April 6 at 9PM screening at AMC Studio 30 Dunvale. The movie is an official selection at the upcoming Worldfest Houston International Film Festival where it is also nominated for the Remi Award.
Media, PA – It’s been more than a 30 year tradition, Sights and Sounds. Started in North Jersey, more than a generation ago, the annual event brings together, the Delaware Valley Greek Orthodox community. GOYA members from each respective church participate in competition through the arts.
The Peloponnese is one of the very first places on earth where wine was made: Viticulture has existed for at least 4000 years, perhaps even for as long as 7000 years. The area itself is one of utter and bewildering beauty, marked by a great number of mountainous zones.
Philadelphia, USA, 2013
Parishioners of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in old city Philadelphia begin the procession down 8th street. Holy Friday (Megali Paraskevi) is the most sacred day of Holy Week and is a day of mourning. At dusk the Epitafio is paraded through the streets with a quiet procession in tow. This is a sombre parade. Photo courtesy of Eleftherios Kostans.