2017-05-03 E-Edition

Amazing Network Opportunities At “A Taste of Hellas”



Hermes Expo is the Premier Business Trade show and Exhibition conference since 1992. It has grown to become a leading trade show and exhibition networking event in America: promoting commerce, communications and culture with businesses from North America and Southeastern Europe. A Taste of Hellas: A Mediterranean Palette Trade Portal” was held at the THE RUSSIAN TEA ROOM, APRIL 24, […]

On The Road In Greece: An Excursion To Delphi



Sanctuaries and oracles such as Delphi were centers of information and advice on colony planning and shaping a consciousness of a Hellenic identity. This was the navel of the Ancient Greek world. I had an exciting excursion in June 2017 to Delphi with Dolphin Hellas and our guide Antony, who was trilingual, English/Italian/Greek in June 2017. Our excursion took us […]

New Greek Language Pedagogical Program Initiated By Greek Archdiocese



A spring workshop series for Teachers of the Greek Language is being held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Flushing, New York. Mrs. Maria Makedon, Director of the Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education with Dr. Thalia Hadzigiannoglou, Education Consular of the Greek Consulate General in New York have organized this series. “This Pedagogical Program was the child of our proposal […]

Off the Beaten Track: Entering Vladimir Lenin Tomb in Red Square



Vladimir Lenin is to the Russians what George Washington and Abraham Lincoln is to Americans. Except there is a major difference: he was made the representative of a socialist religion that replaced Russian Orthodoxy. Lenin’s Mausoleum also known as Lenin’s Tomb, situated in Red Square in the center of Moscow, is a mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Vladimir Lenin. His preserved body has been […]

Mayor Announces All Queens School Classrooms To Be Air Conditioned By 2022



On Tuesday April 25, a day before presenting his Executive Fiscal Budget to the New York City Council Mayor Bill De Blasio was joined by School Chancellor Carman Farina and members of the City Council to announce that all classrooms will be air conditioned no later than 2022. “Making sure that all classrooms are air conditioned is one more commitment […]

District Council 9 Union Workers Head To Bayside To “Keep It Teal” For Earth Day



On Saturday, April 22, a robust group of volunteers from District Council 9 (DC 9), IUPAT Painters & Allied Trades will show up bright and early, with paint brushes and rollers in hand, to kick off Earth Day 2017 with an environmentally friendly act of social volunteerism: They’ll give the Bayside headquarters of the Tourette Association of America (TAA) a […]

‘Astor Broadway’ To Debut This Fall



Construction crews are wrapping up work at a five story, mixed unit building at 29-10 Broadway in Astoria, featuring a mix of 1-and 2-bedroom apartments, a rooftop barbecue area, outdoor workout accommodations, a gym, a landscaped courtyard, a library lounge and communal work space. Designed to accommodate the day-to-day lifestyle of urban professional New Yorkers, the development dubbed, “Astor Broadway,” […]

Seven Years For Pastor In Child Sex Abuse



A 46-year-old Woodside man was sentenced last week to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl his wife was babysitting at her apartment in the Woodside Houses. James Love, 46, was found guilty in April of first-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Love was sentenced on April […]

Teacher Charged In Student Assault



Police arrested a 52-year-old Jackson Heights Middle School teacher on April 26 for allegedly grabbing a student’s hand and twisting it – causing the student to suffer a sprained finger. Ramiro Cruz, a teacher at Intermediate School 145, also known as the Joseph Pulitzer School, on 80th Street in Jackson Heights, was charged with assault and endangering the welfare of […]