For the 28th time this year a student at an American high school opened fire with a military-grade weapon, killing four of his classmates and wounding six.
One of our readers who is also a friend of mine was very 'loud' when talking to me on the phone the other day.
It has been a week since we heard about the flattering statements of the newly-elected mayor of New York, Eric Adams, in favor of Turkey.
The ink had not dried on my commentary about the death of Dan Georgakas before the news arrived, late on Thanksgiving evening: another great Greek-American, Peter Marudas, a ‘necessary Greek-American,’ as I described him in a previous commentary – see below – passed away.
The death of Dan Georgakas, at the age of 83, deeply saddens us.
As The days get shorter, and the temperature drops, one thing remains constant: the slow march of the January 6th Committee in Congress towards the inner circle of Donald Trump and of the MAGA movement at-large in America.
An advertisement for icons that has been published in both our editions, Greek and English, has aroused a lot of interest in our community – and beyond.
Never before has the mayor of New York been pro-Turkish, certainly not as much as the newly-elected Eric Adams.
It had been a long time since a good friend of mine and I sat in a booth at a local diner to eat.
In a week where the 48th anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising against the Greek Junta Dictatorship was celebrated, a disturbing announcement was made by Turkey’s Minister of Defense, Hulusi Akar.
A small group of Greek Cypriots demonstrated in front of the UN in New York against the declaration of a pseudo-state on Cyprus 38 years ago, and the steps Turkey has taken to absorb Varosha into the Turkish Cypriot pseudo-state.