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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Presidential Proclamation on Orthodox Easter

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A Presidential Proclamation by Barack Obama from the White House, April 29 2016: Michelle and I extend our best wishes to members of the Orthodox Christian community here in America and

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Stephanitsis Keeps the Family Coffee Business Brewing, With Family

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The Norfolk Coffee and Tea Co. is a thriving 98-year-old business. Owners Chris G. Stephanitsis and his brother Nick are the third generation in the coffee business.

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GIANY Presents Shelter for Architecture

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The Greek Institute of Architects in New York (GIANY) presented A Shelter for Architecture, a unique event at the Consulate General of Greece.

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Evzones Lead Chicago's Greek Parade

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Led by the Greek Presidential guard Evzones, Greek-Americans in Chicago participated in the annual Independence Parade in Greektown.

A Syrian refugee holds onto his children as he struggles to walk off a dinghy on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Lesbos September 24, 2015. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Behrakis on Pulitzer Win

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ATHENS – A major distinction for Greece was announced on Tuesday at New York’s Columbia University, as the members of Reuters photography staff Yannis Behrakis, Alkis Konstantinidis, and Alexandros Avramidis

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Rev. Simones Fights Satan’s Poison

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Losing his grandson to an overdose, retired Greek Orthodox priest Constantine J. “Charles” Simones said heroin is "the poison of Satan."

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Portelos to Run for UFT President

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NEW YORK – Working within the system for improvement is the ideal with people for whom a job is more than a paycheck yet are not revolutionaries, but when the

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One Woman’s Fighting Greek Spirit

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Xristiana Karathanasi is no ordinary woman. Her extraordinary compassion and energy drive her to make a difference in the lives of countless stray cats in Thessaloniki. As a result, she

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Christodoulou King of Porsche Dealers

By DEMETRIS TSAKAS 0 comment

JERICHO, NY – Evan Christodoulou is building the world’s largest Porsche dealership, on Long Island. The new building for the Porsche Roslyn dealership is being constructed at 125 South Service

Evzones Bring Greek Warmth to Philly

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - It was the first time in 22 years that the Evzones returned to Philadelphia for the Greek Independence Parade, and what a triumphant return it was. The


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