x

Letter to Editor

Letter to the Editor: Appreciation for Green Festival Tips

Thank you for the article, Suggestions on “How to Green up Your Greek Festival” by Angeliki Contis, which appeared in the August 11 issue and congratulations to the Greek community in Burlington, VT for doing such a great job in reducing waste from their festival. We often don’t think about how much of a mess the festival makes each year in terms of garbage and the environmental impact of all the plastic that is often thrown away when it could be recycled. Especially when some festivals run for three or even four days with so many people attending and enjoying the wonderful foods and pastries, a lot of waste is created. Thinking and planning ahead with these wonderful tips that were presented in the article is just what all the Greek festivals should be doing across the country, so we can all get on the same page with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in saving the environment for future generations.

Christine Perdikopoulos

San Francisco, CA

RELATED

To the Editor: I recently had to apply to the Greek Consulate in Atlanta for the issuance of a power of attorney.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

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

Video

By Defining Sex, Some States Are Denying Transgender People Legal Recognition

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Mack Allen, an 18-year-old high school senior from Kansas, braces for sideways glances, questioning looks and snide comments whenever he has to hand over his driver's license, which still identifies him as female.

HEMPSTEAD, NY – The Maids of Athena District 6 Lodge held their first ever mid-year conference on February 24 at St.

STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT - Is Michelle Troconis a murderous conspirator who wanted her boyfriend's estranged wife dead and helped him cover up her killing? Or was she an innocent bystander who unwittingly became ensnared in one of Connecticut's most enduring missing person and alleged homicide cases? A state jury heard two different tales of the 49-year-old Troconis as the prosecution and defense made their closing arguments Tuesday in Stamford.

LONDON — Kensington Palace says Britain's Prince William has pulled out of attending a memorial service for his godfather, the late King Constantine of Greece, because of a personal matter.

MONTREAL/NEW YORK – The Maids of Athena (MOA) District 6 (New York) and District 23 (Eastern Canada) Lodges held their first ever inter-district Zoom fundraising event on February 20.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.