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November 2021 Week 3

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NEW YORK — Tony Clark was a minor league prospect in the Detroit Tigers' system and Rob Manfred a junior lawyer on Major League Baseball management's legal team during the sport's last work stoppage.

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A fourth student, a 17-year-old boy, died Wednesday from wounds he suffered when a sophomore opened fire at a Michigan high school a day earlier, authorities said.

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ order that people over 60 must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as the pandemic rises, facing 100 euro ($114) fines for refusal is protected by law, Emeritus Constitutional Law Professor Antonis Manitakis said.

ANKARA - Turkey shows no signs of backing off increasingly belligerent language aimed at Greece, now again insisting that Greece must remove military forces from Greek islands near Turkey’s coast.

ATHENS - The rebound of Greece’s economy even during a rising COVID-19 pandemic - with no more lockdowns of businesses - is going better than expected and growth in 2022 could surpass 4.

ROME - Pope Francis released a video message on November 27 ahead of his visit to Greece and Cyprus on December 2-6, it was reported on Wednesday.

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 6,196 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 3 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Wednesday.

BRUSSELS — The chief of the European Union's executive arm said Wednesday that EU nations should consider making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory because too many people still refuse to get shots voluntarily.

Fossils found in Chile are from a strange-looking dog-sized dinosaur species that had a unique slashing tail weapon, scientists reported Wednesday.

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow would seek Western guarantees precluding any further NATO expansion and deployment of its weapons near his country's borders, a stern demand that comes amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

NEW YORK — George Stephanopoulos of ABC News will conduct an hourlong interview with Alec Baldwin to air Thursday about the shooting on the set of the movie "Rust.

Top Stories

Editorial

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.

General News

ASTORIA – Zenon Taverna, one of the most beloved restaurants of the Greek Diaspora, closed on November 28 after 33 years of operation at 34-10 31st Avenue in Astoria, due in part to the difficulties of running a small business during the COVID pandemic.

Associations

WEST NYACK, NY – AHEPA Chapter 455 in conjunction with Fr Samaras of Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, and with the support of AHEPA District 6 Governor Dean Moskos, has the privilege to provide this year’s charity event for the children of St.

Video

Pope Francis Releases Video Message Ahead of His Visit to Greece and Cyprus

ROME - Pope Francis released a video message on November 27 ahead of his visit to Greece and Cyprus on December 2-6, it was reported on Wednesday.

The Countdown to Christmas Is on at the SNFCC!

ATHENS - For many people, there’s a sight or a smell or a sound that signals that the holidays are here.