Restoration of Power to North Attica Suburbs Nearing Completion

February 19, 2021

ATHENS — Restoration of the power distribution network at North Attica's suburbs will be "almost complete" by the end of Friday, the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO) said on Friday.

The heavy snowstorms that hit the country at the start of the week caused malfunctions in medium-voltage power lines spanning 250 kilometers, with 3,000 registered malfunctions in the low-voltage network. A total of 5,000 meters of power cables were destroyed by the extreme weather, noted HEDNO, while 100,000 household nationwide experienced problems with electricity supply.

Approximately 1,500 trees fell during the Attica snowstorm, causing serious problems in the power network: more than 50 medium-voltage pylons and 40 medium-voltage sub-stations were damaged.

Meanwhile, the Athens suburb of Chalandri on Friday announced its decision to take legal action against HEDNO, as power cuts are observed there for a fifth consecutive day, said Mayor Simos Roussos.


SERRES - Two men were arrested in the northern Greek city of Serres on Tuesday in relation to an explosion at the city's 9th primary school that killed an 11-year-old student and injured two boys aged 6 and 10.

Top Stories


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.


Warnock or Walker? Georgia Runoff to Settle Last Senate Seat

ATLANTA — Georgia voters on Tuesday are set to decide the final Senate contest in the country, choosing between Democratic Sen.

NEW YORK – St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center celebrated the feast day of its patron saint, St.

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business.

With Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench, the superstar striker’s replacement scored a hat trick to lead Portugal over Switzerland 6-1 and into the World Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday.

Morocco became the first Arab nation and only the fourth African nation to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals, beating Spain 3-0 in a penalty shootout on Tuesday.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

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