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Slices Not Enough, COVID-19 Threatens Indy’s Greek Islands Restaurant

Indiana's lockdown aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 closed most businesses and some, like George Stergiopoulos' Greek Islands restaurant – in its 33d year – are wondering whether they will make it even when some people go out to eat again.

“It’s been tough times on a lot of small businesses,” he told WISH TV. “I think the restaurant business has probably been hit the hardest. A lot of restaurants our size are holding on by a thread. There’s just no other way to put it,” he said.

Stergiopoulous is a partial owner of two restaurants. He and his partner, Elif Ozdemir, also run Giorgio’s Pizza, which has been around three decades and struggled to stay alive with take-out orders.

“Unfortunately our business is down, our hours are limited and we’ve had to cut the staffs a little bit,” he said. “We’re trying to start people back at work. You’ve got to keep on supporting your local faves. We want to be here for Year 34,” he pleaded.

“We’ve got some loyal customers that have been coming here since we’ve opened,” he said.


NEW YORK – The investigation continues as the family of Jennifer Farber Dulos released a statement marking three years since the mother of five disappeared after dropping the kids off at school in New Canaan, CT, on May 24, 2019, NBC4 New York reported.

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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.

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PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Pentagon Says More High-Tech Weapons Going to Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world met Monday and agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine, including a Harpoon launcher and missiles to protect its coast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters.

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