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  • hellenes without borders
    Xanthi Redux

    Thrace always draws me, its beauty, mystery, and somehow its remoteness and foreignness from the “Heart of Greece” captivates me.  Last year, visiting relatives in Kavala, with a zippy car and no obligations my destination was obvious—Xanthi....

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Clinton for President in 2016
    Angelo Tsakopoulos: “Hillary will run in 2016!”

    by Demetrios Rhompotis Greek American billionaire and Democratic Party major donor Angelo Tsakopoulos expressed his belief that Hillary Clinton will run for President in 2016 and she will win! In an interview with NEO magazine at the...

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • John Catsimatidis
    New York – John Catsimatidis wants to be your next mayor

    Four years ago, New York billionaire John Catsimatidis felt he had “done what I can in business, but I feel I have a higher calling” and talked about running for mayor. But then fellow billionaire Mike Bloomberg...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • (L-R) Congressman John Sarbanes, AHI Hellenic Heritage Public Service Award Recipients Dr. Victor G. Polizos and Karen Stamatiades, AHI President Nick Larigakis, and Conference Chairman Sandy Papadopoulos at the Awards Dinner
    AHIF Hosts 11th Annual Future of Hellenism in America Conference

    The American Hellenic Institute Foundation (AHIF) hosted its landmark 11th Annual Conference on the Future of Hellenism in America, keeping the discussion of the promotion and preservation of Hellenism at the forefront of the community. This year’s...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Jim Gianopulos
    Leadership 100 Goes …to Hollywood!

    Jim Gianopulos, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Twentieth Century Fox Film, Alexander Payne, the award-winning director, screenwriter and producer, and Nia Vardalos, the actress, screenwriter, director and producer, will highlight a star-studded program at the 22nd...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Voices of Greece Charity Concert in NYC

    Greek tenor and international recording artist Mario Frangoulis teamed up with his long time friend and mega stage talent Alkistis Protopsalti and up-and-coming Greek-French singer George Perris for a one-time charity event this past November in order...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • The Hellenic Medical Society Honors Mike Angeliades

    The Hellenic Medical Society of New York held recently its 76th Annual Scholarship Gala “Celebrating Excellence in Science” at the NY Palace in NYC. Mike Angeliades, of M.A. Angeliades, Inc. Construction, was honored as the Distinguished Hellene...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Kyrenia Opera Debuts with a Spectacular Performance

    Kyrenia Opera, a newly established organization based on an initiative of Cypriot born baritone Constantinos Yiannoudes, held its Inaugural Gala this past December at the prestigious Tony Bennett Concert Hall, in Long Island City, NY, introducing itself...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Panicos Papanicolaou, President of the Cyprus Federation of America
    Season’s Greetings from the Cyprus Federation of America

    In a festive environment without formalities and speeches, but with plenty of good friends, beautiful music and delicious food, the Cyprus Federation of America celebrated the Holiday Season hosting members and supporters at Terrace on the Park,...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • From left, John Levas, Paul Macropoulos, Peter Mesologites, Evangelia Cyprus, Ted Malgarinos and Andy Cyprus
    AHEPA’s Gold Coast Chapter Celebrates the Season

    AHEPA’s Gold Coast Chapter #456, the organization’s largest in Long Island, NY, held its traditional Christmas Party this past December, bringing together members and their families, friends, colleagues, even visitors from other states and countries. In a...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • The hosts, brothers George, Kostas and Petros Nerantzinis, owners of North Ritz Club
    Cephallonians from New York Welcomed 2013 at North Ritz Club

    Cephallonians and their friends from the wider Long Island area welcomed the New Year with a lavish party at North Ritz Club, in Syosset, NY, that went well into the early morning hours. DJ Paul Katsaros prepared...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • From left, Mr. Gus Vetsas, Consul General of Greece Georgios Iliopoulos, James Logothetis, Metropolitan Evangelos, the Honoree Alex Alexandris, George Siamboulis, Andreas Kaiafas and Savas Tsivicos
    Pangregorian’s Successful 28th Charity Ball

    Alex Alexandris, one of Pangregorian’s founding fathers, was the honoree at the 28th Annual Ball of P.G.E.I. (Pan Gregorian Enterprises inc.) of America Charitable Foundation, which was held at The Venetian earlier this month. Traditionally the event...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Pan Arcadian Federation Holds Youth Mixer

    An after Christmas, Arcadian Young Adult Holiday Mixer, was held recently at the Arcadian House of “Geros tou Morea” in Long Island City, New York, the first of its kind. It was co-hosted by “Geros tou Morea”,...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Philip Christopher
    Lets make 2013 the Year of Cyprus!

    by Philip Christopher* Since 1974, the international community has repeatedly condemned the illegal military occupation of the Republic of Cyprus by Turkey. Since the invasion of the Republic of Cyprus by Turkey in 1974, Cyprus and the...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Peter Douskalis
    Off-Beat Music Sector – Rafalides’ Two New CDs: With Mimis Plessas and Manhattan Vibes

    Two generations – one spirit. Emarel Music offers us a new CD release featuring a duo between the famous Greek pianist and composer Mimis Plessas and New York’s own vibes virtuoso Christos Rafalides. Mimis Plessas can be...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Endy Zemenides
    NON-GREEK DEVELOPMENTS THAT GREEKS NEED TO WATCH FOR IN 2013

    In antiquity, Delphi was considered the Omphalos, or center, of the universe. Greece’s strategic significance and geographic importance has been undervalued of late, but nonetheless, Omphalos status can no longer be claimed for Greece. There are many...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Dr. Nicholas Kaloudis
    Hypothyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism develops when the body is exposed to excessive amounts of thyroid hormone. This disorder occurs in almost 1% of all Americans and affects women ten times more often than men. In its mildest form, hyperthyroidism may...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Alexander Billinis
    Ghosts of Smyrna in Izmir

    There is something about travel to our lost homelands that creates spectral yearnings in me. I have had the great fortune to visit and to experience nearly every country bordering Greece, or where the Byzantine legacy still...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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