Greek Independence Celebrated at the Michigan State Capitol

LANSING, MI – The celebration of the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence continued from the State Capitol in Lansing. Michigan State Senator Jim Stamas presented the Greek Independence Day proclamation on the State Senate floor for a vote to proclaim March 25, 2021 as Greek Independence Day in the State of Michigan. The Michigan Senate voted unanimously in favor.

Community members expressed their thanks to Senator Stamas, former member of the Michigan House of Representatives Lynn Afendoulis, and Bryce Webster, staff member for Senator Stamas.

Among the Greek-American community members present were Larry Stassinos and his grandson Anthony Davis, Craig Theros and his wife Hongyun, and Nick Phillips.


NEW YORK – Lyrical tenor Babis Velissarios spoke with The National Herald about his career and his upcoming debut at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, September 24, 8 PM, in the tribute concert to the late iconic Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.

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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


“We Got Our Miracle”: Freed Americans Back Home in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Two US military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting with Ukrainian forces against Russia arrived home to Alabama on Saturday, greeted by hugs, cheers and tears of joy at the state's main airport.

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