ELMHURST, ILL. --- Local radio personality Kiki Vale, with more than 25 years’ broadcasting experience on Kansas City and Chicago radio, will serve as the mistress of ceremonies, at the second annual Gala ~ Masquerade Ball, coming up this January 31, 2015, to benefit Pythagoras Children’s Academy (PCA) of The Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Demetrios in Elmhurst, Ill., a preschool-4 th grade parochial school. This elegant, adults-only evening will take place at Café La Cave, 2777 Ma...
ATHENS (AP)— Greece's Parliament failed to elect a new president for the financially struggling country in the first round of voting Wednesday, leaving another two tries before the government falls and early elections are called. The conservative-led government's candidate, former European Commissioner Stavros Dimas, received 160 votes — far short of the 200 needed— with all opposition parties rejecting his candidacy. If a second ballot on Dec. 23, which also requires 200 votes, i...
It is that wonderful time of year again. Where we get together with family and enjoy the holiday moments. Many homes are full of that pine scent that a lot of us associate with Christmas.
Growing up, my grandparents fully embraced American customs. My papou especially, was an extremely proud Greek, but loved how Americans did things. He went all out for us young kids. It was always, “In American we do this, but in Greece it’s like this.”
They tried to give us a holistic view of both countrie...
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