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December 2008 Week 2

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BERLIN, NJ – The Cyprus Society of Greater Philadelphia hosted a Casino Night on November 25 at Lucien’s Manor in Berlin, NJ.

OTTAWA, Canada – The Daughters of Penelope (DOP) Ottawa Euphrosyne Chapter 292 and the AHEPA Ottawa Chapter CJ5, presented two AHEPA Family Scholarships and the Siatras Family Scholarship to well deserving students at the Hellenic Community of Ottawa on November 6.

UPPER DARBY, PA – The Pontian Society ‘Akritai’ of Philadelphia hosted their 83rd annual dinner dance at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Upper Darby, PA, on November 26.

NEW YORK — "Gaslighting" — mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year.

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will step up his hunt for foreign investors in London where he will deliver the keynote address at the Greek Investment Conference held by the Athens Stock Exchange and Morgan Stanley and meet business leaders, as well as King Charles.

The Minister of Culture of Greece, Lina Mendoni, will visit the Center for Hellenic Studies ‘Paideia’ at the University of Connecticut, on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 November.

MONTREAL — Pedro Meraz says living in Colima, Mexico, was like living in a war zone, with shootings, burning cars and dismembered bodies being left outside of schools.

HONOLULU — As Hawaii's governor, David Ige faced a volcanic eruption that destroyed 700 homes, protests blocking construction of a cutting-edge multibillion-dollar telescope and a false alert about an incoming ballistic missile.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's Orion capsule entered an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles around the moon Friday, as it neared the halfway mark of its test flight.

LONDON - A traditional song titled ‘Μια μάνα απόψε μάλωνε - A mother tonight was scolding’ was heard in the streets of London! In other words… a singer of traditional Greek songs, Gogo Moustoyannis, noted in a post on her Facebook page that she felt the need to sing a song while walking in London.

NICOSIA - A major project for the Cypriot capital Nicosia, the Mediterranean Hospitality Venture (MHV) is going on and by 2025 will include renovation of the Landmark Hotel into a 5-star development and two high-rise buildings.

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

General News

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.

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.

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NYPD Οfficers, Βystander Save Man who Fell on Subway Tracks (Video)

NEW YORK — Two New York City police officers and a bystander raced to save a man who fell on the tracks at a Manhattan subway station, plucking him out of the way of an oncoming train in a daring rescue captured by an officer's body camera.

Search Effort Intensifies after Indonesia Quake Killed 271

CIANJUR, Indonesia — More rescuers and volunteers were deployed Wednesday in devastated areas on Indonesia's main island of Java to search for the dead and missing from an earthquake that killed at least 271 people.

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