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Greece, the epitome of democracy, has inspired civilization around the globe. The Fourth of July, reflecting principles originally expressed by the Declaration of Independence, symbolizes the ideals and practices established by ancient Greek society, based most importantly on the idea…

Greece, the epitome of democracy, has inspired civilization around the globe. The Fourth of July, reflecting principles originally expressed by the Declaration of Independence, symbolizes the ideals and practices established by ancient Greek society, based most importantly on the idea…

The Several Streams of Hellenism that Flow to America Read Part 1 Here Read Part 2 Here Read Part 3 Here As the Hellenic Homeland and the Diaspora this year and last year mark important historical anniversaries that impacted both, it is…

The Several Streams of Hellenism that Flow to America Read Part 1 Here Read Part 2 Here Read Part 3 Here As the Hellenic Homeland and the Diaspora this year and last year mark important historical anniversaries that impacted both, it is…

NEW YORK - The Consecration of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine took place on July 4 in an emotionally moving atmosphere. The service was presided over by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros with hierarchs from across the country and the faithful present. Click at the image to watch live: More than 840 participants from across the United States are currently registered for the Congress, and over 310 are registered for the Philoptochos Convention. Registrants, as well as those following along from home, can download the GOARCH Events App to access a live activity feed with news updates, press releases, speeches, and presentations from the…

Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection, awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns and struggling to maintain the common bonds that keep it…

Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection, awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns and struggling to maintain the common bonds that keep it…

At this moment in time merely just knowing Greek-American history serves no real purpose. Unless it provides the basis for understanding how previous generations have directly contributed to American history and culture. This business of social and cultural exchange most…

At this moment in time merely just knowing Greek-American history serves no real purpose. Unless it provides the basis for understanding how previous generations have directly contributed to American history and culture. This business of social and cultural exchange most…

NEW YORK - At the Consecration of St. Nicholas Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center, moving words from Archon Michael Psaros. His complete speech follows: Your Eminence, Geron Metropolitan Emanuel of Chalcedon, representing the Mother Church of Constantinople, Your Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Your Eminences, Reverend…

BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo’s Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation and AHEPA Chapter 91 jointly held their inaugural Golf Outing on June 27 at Chestnut Hill Country Club in Darien Center, NY. Seventy-two golfers competed for team and individual awards…

BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo’s Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation and AHEPA Chapter 91 jointly held their inaugural Golf Outing on June 27 at Chestnut Hill Country Club in Darien Center, NY. Seventy-two golfers competed for team and individual awards…

The last Greek owner of the Paris Coffee shop in Fort Worth, Texas – Mike Smith – has recently passed away and while it's in new hands now the legacy remains Greek to the core. The Star-Telegram recalled the long…

The last Greek owner of the Paris Coffee shop in Fort Worth, Texas – Mike Smith – has recently passed away and while it's in new hands now the legacy remains Greek to the core. The Star-Telegram recalled the long…

The consecration of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center in Manhattan, where three thousand innocent people were ‘martyred’ in the inhumane terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, coincides with two events of…

The consecration of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center in Manhattan, where three thousand innocent people were ‘martyred’ in the inhumane terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, coincides with two events of…

There are specific moments that mark the calendar year annually that mean something different for everyone. The Fourth of July is one of those days that, while some consider Memorial Day weekend to be the start of summer, firmly puts into place that summer is really and truly underway. More…

Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States and the author of the Declaration of Independence, was intimately familiar with classical Greek ideals and culture, which played an important role along with the ideals of the Enlightenment in formulating…

By Dr. Leonidas Petrakis
Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States and the author of the Declaration of Independence, was intimately familiar with classical Greek ideals and culture, which played an important role along with the ideals of the Enlightenment in formulating…
By Dr. Leonidas Petrakis

The Declaration of Independence was adopted 246 years ago and since that time, the United States has changed remarkably. The country would be largely unrecognizable to the Founding Fathers, but the values and principles that inspired the American Revolution, though…

The Declaration of Independence was adopted 246 years ago and since that time, the United States has changed remarkably. The country would be largely unrecognizable to the Founding Fathers, but the values and principles that inspired the American Revolution, though…

The 4th July is par excellence the national holiday promoting unity and celebrating the values, traditions, and achievements and way of life of the United States and our fellow Americans. Not everyone identifies with the military dimensions of Veterans and…

The 4th July is par excellence the national holiday promoting unity and celebrating the values, traditions, and achievements and way of life of the United States and our fellow Americans. Not everyone identifies with the military dimensions of Veterans and…

ATHENS - There might be early elections. There might not. It's anybody's guess now whether Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will call snap elections in Greece to ward off the major opposition SYRIZA as his New Democracy government is facing a raft of challenges and troubles. Administration officials, some named and…

ATHENS - It doesn't look like the summer of 2021, when hundreds of wildfires blazed across Greece and caught the New Democracy government's response unaware at points, but 56 broke out on July 2, with worry more are coming. The fires were mostly put out early and didn't spread but…

ΑΤΗΕΝS - While the United States rejected it, the European Union's approval of the trademark Turkeagean that let Turkey claim part of the Aegean Sea area to lure tourists has brought an okay as well from 84 more countries. That includes Canada, China, Montenegro, Morocco, Russia, Switzerland and Uzbekistan, among…

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CHICAGO — At least five people are dead and 19 were taken to hospitals after a shooting at a July Fourth parade in a Chicago suburb, police said. The shooting in Highland Park disrupted the annual parade just after it began at 10 a.m. Highland Park Police said in a statement that five people were killed and 19 people were taken to hospitals. It was unclear if the five dead were among the 19 hospitalized. The police said authorities are still searching for the suspect and called it an active incident. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story…

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade has ushered in a new era of funding on both sides of the abortion…

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade has ushered in a new era of funding on both sides of the abortion…

WASHINGTON — More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's devastating…

WASHINGTON — More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's devastating…

POKROVSK, Ukraine — Russian forces tried Monday to press their offensive deeper into eastern Ukraine after taking control of a key stronghold. The Ukrainian military…

POKROVSK, Ukraine — Russian forces tried Monday to press their offensive deeper into eastern Ukraine after taking control of a key stronghold. The Ukrainian military…

NICOSIA - A long line of diplomats who've failed to help broker reunification of Cyprus, split by unlawful 1974 Turkish invasions that saw the northern third occupied, will soon see another trying to broker an answer. Who it will be is due to be announced soon, Greek-Cypriot negotiator Menelaos Menelaou…

NICOSIA - A long line of diplomats who've failed to help broker reunification of Cyprus, split by unlawful 1974 Turkish invasions that saw the northern third occupied, will soon see another trying to broker an answer. Who it will be is due to be announced soon, Greek-Cypriot negotiator Menelaos Menelaou…

NICOSIA - While Cypriot airports are less affected by air travel turmoil because of a shortage of pilots and staffs on international airlines – despite massive subsidies given the industry – Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios suggested Cypriots not to travel in July and August. Cyprus does, however, want tourists to…

NICOSIA - While Cypriot airports are less affected by air travel turmoil because of a shortage of pilots and staffs on international airlines – despite massive subsidies given the industry – Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios suggested Cypriots not to travel in July and August. Cyprus does, however, want tourists to…

NICOSIA - He has rejected reunification of the island split by two unlawful invasions in 1974 when Turkey occupied the norther third but Turkish-Cypriot leader said it's really Greece that wants full control there. In an interview with the Turkish daily Milliyet columnist Abdullah Karakuş, he said that “The real…

NICOSIA - He has rejected reunification of the island split by two unlawful invasions in 1974 when Turkey occupied the norther third but Turkish-Cypriot leader said it's really Greece that wants full control there. In an interview with the Turkish daily Milliyet columnist Abdullah Karakuş, he said that “The real…

NEW YORK — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done. Plenty to feel good about, too. By the end of a winning weekend, two of New York's most pivotal pieces were back on track. Escobar homered for the third straight game, Carrasco rebounded from a pair of poor starts and the Mets topped the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Sunday. "The whole game revolved around Carlos," manager Buck Showalter said. Starling Marte went deep for the second consecutive day and Jeff McNeil hit an RBI double to…

CLEVELAND — About the same time New York Yankees star Aaron Judge grabbed a helmet and bat to pinch-hit, the Guardians committed a ninth-inning error…

CLEVELAND — About the same time New York Yankees star Aaron Judge grabbed a helmet and bat to pinch-hit, the Guardians committed a ninth-inning error…

WIMBLEDON, England — Even knowing what an unusual Wimbledon this has been, what with so many unexpected results and new faces popping up, and so…

WIMBLEDON, England — Even knowing what an unusual Wimbledon this has been, what with so many unexpected results and new faces popping up, and so…

SILVERSTONE, England — Zhou Guanyu said he was "all clear" Sunday after a frightening first-lap crash that brought the British Grand Prix to an immediate…

SILVERSTONE, England — Zhou Guanyu said he was "all clear" Sunday after a frightening first-lap crash that brought the British Grand Prix to an immediate…
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BOSTON – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has jeopardized the unity of Orthodoxy in America through the election to the episcopacy of the Rev. Archimandrite Alexander Belya, Archiepiscopal Vicar of the Slavic Orthodox Vicariate. The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the United States of America sent a strongly-worded…

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NEW YORK – The National Herald’s Happenings of the Week as have been reported at the print and digital editions of TNH and presented by the TNH Editor Eraklis Diamataris.

Woman Fatally Shot while Pushing Stroller on Upper East Side

NEW YORK — A 20-year-old woman was fatally shot Wednesday night while she pushed her infant daughter in a stroller on the Upper East Side, police said. The woman was near the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 95th Street around 8:30 p.m. when she was shot, police said in statement.…

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O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Krispy Kreme is sweetening the return of Fourth of July celebrations – from parades to backyard barbecues – with its new "I Heart America" collection and fireworks-worthy deals. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220627005156/en/ Stars, stripes, sprinkles and more adorn four all-new…

INDIANAPOLIS — When drastic increases in food costs spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic left Andrew Caplinger struggling to find fresh catfish for his restaurants, he decided to try "an experimental" solution — growing his own. In the coming months, the Indianapolis restaurant chain Caplinger's Fresh Catch Seafood will begin sourcing…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — In a city boasting champagne brunches with views of the sea, Michelin star restaurants, and endless high-end Asian food options, a small hole-in-the-wall restaurant with plastic chairs and metal tables is one of Dubai's go-to spots. Ravi restaurant, a small, family-owned Pakistani place, is rooted…

The advent of e-books has made it easier than ever to carry an entire library with you wherever you go. While there is nothing like the feel of a real book, turning page after page, engrossed in the story, e-books can be a quick and easy way to read practically…

The advent of e-books has made it easier than ever to carry an entire library with you wherever you go. While there is nothing like the feel of a real book, turning page after page, engrossed in the story, e-books can be a quick and easy way to read practically…

Families went bananas for Minions this weekend at the movie theater. " Minions: The Rise of Gru " brought in an estimated $108.5 million in ticket sales from 4,391 screens in North America, Universal Pictures said Sunday. By the end of the Monday's July Fourth holiday, it will likely have…

Families went bananas for Minions this weekend at the movie theater. " Minions: The Rise of Gru " brought in an estimated $108.5 million in ticket sales from 4,391 screens in North America, Universal Pictures said Sunday. By the end of the Monday's July Fourth holiday, it will likely have…

HONG KONG — China's famed Palace Museum began displaying artifacts in Hong Kong on Sunday amid a drive to build loyalty to Beijing in the former British colony that reverted to Chinese rule 25 years ago. Works of calligraphy and paintings on silk dating back more than 1,000 years feature…

HONG KONG — China's famed Palace Museum began displaying artifacts in Hong Kong on Sunday amid a drive to build loyalty to Beijing in the former British colony that reverted to Chinese rule 25 years ago. Works of calligraphy and paintings on silk dating back more than 1,000 years feature…

TOKYO — Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman's long search came to an end Friday when he was reunited in Tokyo with a cherished guitar 45 years after it was stolen from a Toronto hotel. "My girlfriend is right there," said Bachman, 78, a former member of The Guess Who and…

TOKYO — Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman's long search came to an end Friday when he was reunited in Tokyo with a cherished guitar 45 years after it was stolen from a Toronto hotel. "My girlfriend is right there," said Bachman, 78, a former member of The Guess Who and…

ATHENS – Easing health measures to lure tourists pouring into the country hasn't worked out in Greece with COVID-19 cases rising again that the New Democracy government is said to be mulling bring back a mask requirement. The administration of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who had long ago backed away…

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A satellite the size of a microwave oven successfully broke free from its orbit around Earth on Monday and is headed toward the moon, the latest step in NASA's plan to land astronauts on the lunar surface again. It's been an unusual journey already for the…

By LINDSEY TANNER and MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press Medication abortions became the preferred method for ending pregnancy in the U.S. even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. These involve taking two prescription medicines days apart — at home or in a clinic. Abortion procedures are an invasive medical…

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