Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles: Week of February 4-10

We’ve started a trend! There’s more and more Positive Greek News every week! Let’s take a look at this week’s top 10! Let’s go!


 

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Welcome back! We’re coming to you from snowy Chicago! It may be cold and wintry here, but we’ve got lots of “hot” news for you! It’s time to reveal this week’s top 10 Positive Greek News articles on line. Let’s go!

 

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Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles this week: 

 

The Greek Immigrant Who Championed Nevada’s First Veterans Hospital

The image of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island is one of the most enduring symbols of the American experience.  Ioannis Lougaris immigrated to the United States from Greece in 1907 and sat down for an oral history interview about his life in 1964. Read more

 

4 Athletes Selected as Artists in Residence at the Olympics

For this year’s creative program, the International Olympic Committee is calling on some familiar faces, including one Greek-American. Read more

 

ANCIENT BYZANTINE MOSAIC INSCRIBED WITH MYSTERIOUS GREEK WRITING UNEARTHED IN ISRAEL PORT CITY

Archaeologists working in an ancient port city in Israel unearthed a rare, intricate Byzantine mosaic that dates back to the 2nd or 3rd century A.D. It’s inscribed with a lengthy message written in ancient Greek. Read more

 

Archimandrite Nathanael Symeonides Elected Metropolitan of Chicago

The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate elected unanimously today the Very Reverend Archimandrite Nathanael Symeonides as Metropolitan of Chicago. Read more

 

New record for Greek exports, up to 28.8 bln in 2017

The year 2017 ended with a new historical record for Greek exports, confirming the estimates of the Pan-Hellenic Exporters’ Association. Read more

 

Speaking Greek in kindergarten

The Andrews government invests $150,000 to boost Greek language and culture. Read more

CORFU: AN IDYLLIC GRECIAN ISLAND GETAWAY

For a memorable Grecian getaway, why not go off the beaten track? Skip the crowded vacation spots, the overrated resorts, and visit the small, sleepy, coastal towns on the island of Corfu. Read more

 

Instilling ideals in the next generation of journalists

It doesn’t take long to figure out that Rose Kundanis is a woman of lofty ideals about a lot of things. Primary among them is that for our democracy to flourish, journalism must remain robust, as accurate and unbiased as possible, and dedicated to uncovering the truth. Read more

 

ILLINOIS GOVERNOR APPOINTS GREEK-AMERICAN LEADER ANASTASIA PALIVOS

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner announced the appointment of attorney Anastasia Palivos to a five-year term as a commissioner of the Illinois Commerce Commission on Jan. 23. Read more

 

If You’re Ever In Greece, You Should Check These Places Out

Greece is one of the oldest countries in the world and it’s no surprise that it was once the pinnacle of civilization in the world.  If you ever find yourself in Greece, here are some places you definitely need to visit. Read more

 


That’s it for this week! Check for a new list next Saturday!

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