Irma Spares Tarpon Springs; Mayor Alahouzos Wisely Saved Surplus for “Rainy Day” Cleanup

On the morning after September 10, the night Hurricane Irma barreled through Tarpon Springs, FL, Mayor Chris Alahouzos personally assessed the situation. This is a photo he took of the historic Sponge Docks which, although barren due to continuing power outages, were spared from flooding and structural damage. (PHOTO: Chris Alahouzos)

TARPON SPRINGS, FL – “I am extremely happy to say that there are no casualties and no injuries that I know of, and that is the most important thing” regarding Hurricane Irma’s storming through Tarpon Springs on September 10, Mayor Chris Alahouzos told The National Herald.

Elected in March, 2016 as the first Greek-born mayor of Tarpon Springs, FL, the city with the highest Greek population per capita in the United States, Alahouzos has used not only his political skills – …

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