St. Nicholas Feast Day Marks New Beginning for National Shrine at the WTC

By TNH Staff -

NEW YORK – On the feast of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, December 6, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America administered the solemn Affirmation of Office to the first Board of Trustees for the …

Kazantazakis at Museum of Moving Image

By Vasilis Voultsos -

ASTORIA – The Hellenic Film Society USA presented the biographical film Kazantzakis on December 9 at the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) in Astoria, part …

Tsipras, Mitsotakis Clash in Parliament on Bill Annulling Prelegislated Pension Cuts

By TNH Staff -

ATHENS - Greek lawmakers are debating legislation cancelling a major round of pension cuts which were to take effect on Jan. 1, after the country secured …

Greek-American Anthropologist Explains Why We Love Holiday Rituals and Traditions

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(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Dimitris Xygalatas, University of Connecticut (THE CONVERSATION) The mere thought of holiday …

Christmas Tree Lighting at the Holy Metropolis of New Jersey (Vid & Pics)

By Michalis Kakias -

NEW JERSEY – With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos, December 9 marked the decorating and lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Holy Metropolis …

Ex-Head of New York’s Polytechnic Institute, Alain Kaloyeros, Faces Sentencing

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NEW YORK (AP) — The ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute is facing sentencing in the corruption of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo …

Literary Masterpiece “My Mother’s Sin” Presented for First Time in English on US tour

By Anthe Mitrakos -

CHICAGO - Hailing from Thrace, Georgios Vizyinos (1849 - 1896) was a prose writer and poet, a significant figure in Greek literature. This month, a tiny …

Greek Community Event in Memory of Katsifas Draws Albanian Protesters (Vid)

By Christodoulos Athanasatos -

BROOKLYN – Albanian protesters created tension during an event held in memory of Konstantinos Katsifas by the Federation of Associated Laconian Societies at their headquarters, the Laconian Pan-Hellenic …

Fr. Gerasimos Makris Denies Nuns’ Allegations in NY Post

By TNH Staff -

BROOKLYN – “I’m happy I’m back in my church, and I never bothered them,” Fr. Gerasimos Makris said outside Holy Cross Church in Bay Ridge on December …

Vasilios Vlachos, 80, Dies in Peabody, Massachusetts

By TNH Staff -

BOSTON – Vasilios “Bill” Vlachos, 80, of Peabody, died Sunday morning at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. He was the …

Cyprus was not seen as an attractive destination for migrants seeking shelter and a new life in Europe, but that has changed as other nations in Europe have shut their borders and the economic situation has slowly improved for the small island nation. (AP Photos/Petros Karadjias)

Cyprus Sees Surge in Migrants Crossing from Breakaway North (Photos)

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NICOSIA (AP) — On the final leg of his journey from Iraq to Europe, Hawye Rasool Saleh paid 400 euros ($457) borrowed from his best …

AHI New York Holds Its Annual Christmas Party

By Eleni Sakellis - December 11, 2018

NEW YORK – The American Hellenic Initiative (AHI) New York affiliate held its annual Christmas party on December 10 with a festive atmosphere at Kellari in […]

14 Greek Scientists Mentioned in Highly Cited Researchers List

By ANA - December 11, 2018

Fourteen Greek academics working at seven Greek Universities are included in the list of scientists whose work has the most influence globally, based on its […]

Yaya Toure Leaves Olympiakos after Just 3 Months

By Associated Press - December 11, 2018

ATHENS (AP) — Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has left Olympiakos following a disappointing return to the Greek club. Olympiakos announced Tuesday […]

Cyprus Closes 20,000 Money Laundering Accounts, Banks Lose 5B Euros

By TNH Staff - December 11, 2018

Trying to reverse its image as a haven for criminals who want to hide their stash of ill-gotten gains, Cyprus closed more than 20,000 foreign […]

Maria Zoitas’ Made With Love Mediterranean Cookbook

By Eleni Sakellis - December 11, 2018

Made with Love by Maria Zoitas, photographs by Bill Milne, is a love letter to food and family from Maria Zoitas, the creative force behind […]

“Greek” Opera Based on Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex at BAM

By TNH Staff - December 11, 2018

BROOKLYN – Mark-Anthony Turnage’s groundbreaking and profane 1988 two-act opera, Greek, is now a cult classic in the modern chamber opera repertoire. Composed and set […]

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