Thank You, Paul Alexander

By Antonis H. Diamataris - November 16, 2018

I had arrived early for my appointment. As I often do, I opened our newspaper’s website on my phone to see what was happening in […]

What a Beautiful Country! And What a Shame!

By Antonis H. Diamataris - November 13, 2018

“Have a seat on the couch, he told me. “It’s more comfortable. Did you have coffee?” Although it was early in the morning and I […]

Still a Nation of Immigrants

By Antonis H. Diamataris - November 8, 2018

The election is over. And now, with the House in the hands of the Democrats, the attention turns to Special Counsel Robert Mueller and when […]

How Politicians See Us

By Antonis H. Diamataris - November 6, 2018

There is no other explanation: politicians see us, the American voters, as stupid. Are we wrong? Think about the major issues facing the country and […]

Morning in Hellenic Paideia America

By Antonis H. Diamataris - November 1, 2018

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation’s $25 million donation to the St. Demetrios High School in Astoria is indeed a “game changer” for the School and Greek […]

Anti-Semitism and Other Surges of Hate

By Antonis H. Diamataris - October 31, 2018

On the morning of October 27, the faithful had gathered, as they did almost every Saturday, at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, […]

The World Should Investigate Katsifas’ Death

By Antonis H. Diamataris - October 31, 2018

The conditions under which the Albanian police shot and killed Konstantinos Katsifas are not yet fully known – but one thing is clear: they used […]

Honoring Father and Presbytera Karloutsos

By Antonis H. Diamataris - October 29, 2018

Historic. That is the only way to describe an event that brought together over 1300 people to honor a couple – Father Alexander and Presbytera […]

Time for a New “Oxi”

By Antonis H. Diamataris - October 28, 2018

As Greeks in Greece and throughout the world prepare to celebrate the 78th anniversary of “the ‘no’ heard around the world” – “Oxi” – the […]