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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:
After the pop superstar’s death, stories are emerging that reveal his many acts of kindness and generosity. Read more
Greek church volunteers brighten holidays: Nearly 600 students at Hillcrest elementary get a hot meal
Hundreds of students at Hillcrest elementary school were ensured a hot holiday meal this year, thanks to members of a charitable arm of Panagia Greek Orthodox Church of Hamilton. Read more
The classics are important and should be on the school curriculum says neuroscientist Susan Greenfield. Read more
The industry has launched a comprehensive marketing program aimed at education and increasing exports. Read more
Since 1906, people have gathered on Jan. 6 at Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs to watch young men compete to find a submerged wooden cross. Today, thousands attend the ceremony. The unique Epiphany celebration is one example of the Greek culture that is still prevalent in Tarpon Springs. Read more
With her solid individual scores and big skills, freshman Zoe Xidis has raised the Niles North girls gymnastics team’s overall score and served as motivation for the other Vikings gymnasts. Read more
In Jerusalem, you never know what you’ll uncover when you dig a bit. Restoration to a damaged ancient wall at the Tower of David Museum led to the timely discovery of a more than 2,000-year-old coin – connected to the story of Hanukkah. Read more