March 9, 2010 Antonios Nicolaidis graduate student dies at 29 Antonios Nicolaidis, a doctoral student at the University of Athens who studied the cultural heritage of the village of Olympos Karpathos died of complications from surgery.
October 27, 2009 Karpathian Organization of Rhodes Classes for the teaching of:
Karpathian dancing for adults and children - Karpathian singing - Karpathian needlepoint sowing - Karpathian musical organ of the Lira
October 26, 2009 The Karpathian tradition of ‘TA EFTA’ The Federation of Karpathian Societies - Presents:
The Karpathian tradition of ‘TA EFTA’
SATURDAY, NOV. 28TH - 7PM
St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Clifton, NJ
September 18, 2009 Greeklish mars student’s Greek language The growing use of Greeklish by schoolchildren is adversely affecting their spelling skills and may ultimately pose a threat to the Greek language, according to a recent study.
June 27, 2009 G.A.FERRIES withdrew from the Piraeus-Karpathos-Rhodes itinerary G.A.FERRIES withdrew from the Piraeus-Karpathos-Rhodes itinerary. It will now be executed by ANEK LINES with the F/B ‘IERAPETRA.’ ANEK LINES with their other ship F/B ‘PREVELIS’ will have two ferries from Piraeus to Karpathos and from Karpathos to Rhodes.
June 10, 2009 Romancing the Stones It's not polite to call the Elgin Marbles the Elgin Marbles anymore. Not even in the British Museum, where the ancient Greek sculptures and reliefs have resided since the early 19th century, after a British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire named Lord Elgin hacked them off the Parthenon.
May 26, 2009 As Alaska Glaciers Melt, It’s Land That’s Rising Global warming conjures images of rising seas that threaten coastal areas. But in Juneau, as almost nowhere else in the world, climate change is having the opposite effect: As the glaciers here melt, the land is rising, causing the sea to retreat.
April 29, 2009 Yannis Philippakis Yannis Philippakis frontman of the Foals. The band has been dubbed by British press as the new Radiohead.
April 8, 2009 Satellites Show Arctic Literally on Thin Ice The latest Arctic sea ice data from NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center show that the decade-long trend of shrinking sea ice cover is continuing. New evidence from satellite observations also shows that the ice cap is thinning as well.
March 4, 2009 Karpathos excavations reveal settlements New and interesting information on the proliferation of Pax Minoica (the Minoan Peace) has come to light from a Thrace University mission to the Aegean
February 22, 2009 Karpathos in the Austrian Tourist Exhibition of 2009 The Vienna, Austria office of the Greek Tourist Organization (EOT) published the following press release in reference to the Karpathos Booth in the Ferien-Messe Wien 2009 Tourist Exhibition
February 21, 2009 Angelo Cavallaro Angelo Cavallaro was born on February 5, 1941 in Lucca Italy. His mother, Sophia Koumoutsou a Karpathian, was from the villages of Menetes and Piles. His father, Alessandro Cavallaro was of Italian origin. He has conducted several important orchestras, among them the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra, the Athens State Orchestra and the Greek Radio Orchestra.
February 4, 2009 Constantine Makris Constantine Makris a celebrated director and cinematographer was awarded an Emmy for Best Cinematographer in 1992, 1997 and 1998.
February 4, 2009 Pan-Karpathian Foundation Annual Memorial Service On Sunday, March 1, 2009, the Pan-Karpathian Foundation will once again hold its Annual Memorial Service in remembrance of past members, donors and beloved ones memorialized through donations made to the Foundation.
February 2, 2009 Celebration of "AGIOS HARALAMBOS" The Board of Directors of the Karpathian Society of Aperitans "Omonoia" invites you to a Celebration of "AGIOS HARALAMBOS" at St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, 51 Paramus Rd. Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 368-8881 on Saturday, February 14th , 2009 at 6:00 p.m.
January 27, 2009 Elie G. Aslanides Elie G. Aslanides was born on July 13, 1942 in Cairo, Egypt of Karpathian parents. Today he is a Physicist, Director of Research at the National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS, in France.
January 20, 2009 Barack Obama's inaugural speech Jan. 20th 2009 Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States and the nation's first African-American president Tuesday. This is a transcript of his prepared speech.
January 17, 2009 Vasilis L Minaides Vasilis L Minaides was born on 1935 of Karpathian parents. He graduated from the Athens Economic and Commercial University on 1958. His assistance in the promotion of Karpathos as a tourist destination has been immeasurable.
January 17, 2009 After Splash, Nerves, Heroics and Comedy Some passengers screamed, others tucked their heads between their knees, and several prayed over and over, “Lord, forgive me for my sins.” US Airways Flight 1549 smacked the Hudson River the way a speedboat lands after jumping over a wake.
January 5, 2009 Dr. Nicholas D. Matsakis Dr. Nicholas D. Matsakis was born to Karpathian immigrant parents in Pittsburgh, PA in 1914. When he was seven, his family returned to Karpathos.
November 24, 2008 Greek shipping hit by global financial crisis PIRAEUS, Greece – In the sparkling blue waters off Greece's bustling port of Piraeus, dozens of hulking carrier ships loom out of the haze of a retreating thunderstorm. After spending several boom years racing across the world's oceans, they swing idly on their anchors, waiting for cargo.
November 23, 2008 Credir cards may be burning up travel dollars Banks, airlines, even the U.S. government are pushing plastic harder than ever. The marketers like to toss around words such as "security" and "convenience," but it always pays to do a little homework before deciding to fatten your travel wallet with another card.
November 19, 2008 Paul Vittoroulis Paul Vittoroulis’ life experiences as a war correspondent and cameraman for 25 years, with the largest American Television Networks notably CBS, ABC, and NBC lead him to become one of the highest paid correspondents in the world!
November 1, 2008 New York Times - Barack Obama for President President Bush’s failed leadership has saddled his successor with two wars, a scarred global image and a government systematically stripped of its ability to protect and help its citizens whether they are fleeing a hurricane’s floodwaters, searching for affordable health care or struggling to hold on to their homes, jobs, savings and pensions in the midst of a financial crisis that was foretold and preventable.
October 27, 2008 Federation of Karpathian Societies Saturday, November 29, 2008, at 8:00 pm, at The Community Hall of Saint George Church 818 Valley Road • Clifton, New Jersey - “Reenactment of a Traditional Karpathian Wedding”
October 27, 2008 All Together Now: 30 Minutes a Day, Five Days a Week The federal government released a new set of exercise guidelines a couple of weeks ago, and the basic recommendation was straightforward: Thirty minutes a day, five days a week, at a moderate effort, for basic health; double that and/or make it more intense for more significant health and fitness benefits.
October 25, 2008 Beauty & tradition on unspoiled Greek island of Karpathos We asked several Greek friends if it's still possible to find an island where traditions are more important than trinkets, where legendary Greek hospitality isn't eclipsed by impersonal hotels and hordes of tourists. The response: Karpathos.
October 23, 2008 Alexander Alexiades Alex was born in the United States of Karpathian parents. He went to school in Athens Greece, where he graduated from the American Community School in Athens in 1968.
October 19, 2008 Doubling of Vitamin D for Children Is Urged The country’s leading group of pediatricians is recommending that children receive double the usually suggested amount of vitamin D because of evidence that it might help prevent serious diseases.
October 19, 2008 Study Warns of Hearing Loss From Music Players Noise from personal music players is a routine annoyance for travelers on buses, trains and planes.
But it also threatens permanent hearing loss for as many as 10 million Europeans who use them.
October 19, 2008 Keeping Your Own Health Chart, Online BUSY people can easily forget to take their medications, or to write down symptoms or reactions during a course of treatment — information that could later be meaningful to a doctor.
October 15, 2008 The ‘high tech’ Reverend Kallinikos “In 1989 I read somewhere that “whoever is not familiar with computers, in few years will be considered illiterate”, as Rev. Kallinikos states in his interview with ‘TA NEA’ newspaper.
October 14, 2008 Christopher J Logothetis, M.D. Christopher J Logothetis graduated the University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece and is now the Department Chair of the Department of Genitourinary (GU) Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
August 9, 2008 Crisp Refreshing and Greek I give you the white wines of Greece, which at the very least will expand your perspective on the popular genre of cool, crisp, refreshing wines that immediately improve any Mediterranean-style meal.
August 1, 2008 How Greeks Computed in 100 B.C. After a closer examination of a surviving marvel of ancient Greek technology known as the Antikythera Mechanism, scientists have found that the device not only predicted solar eclipses but also organized the calendar in the four-year cycles of the Olympiad, forerunner of the modern Olympic Games.
July 11, 2008 Karpathos Blue Flags of 2008 The Organization for Tourism of Karpathos with great joy announces that ‘Ammos’ in Pigadia and ‘Saint Nikolaos’ in Arkasa have acquired the designation “Blue Flag 2008”.
July 5, 2008 Diabetes: Underrated, Insidious and Deadly n a set of recent focus groups, participants were asked to rank the severity of various health problems, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes.
On a scale of 1 to 10, cancer and heart disease consistently ranked as 9s and 10s. But diabetes scored only 4s and 5s.
July 5, 2008 Fit, Not Frail: Exercise as a Tonic for Aging Fact: The number of people over 100 doubles every decade.
Fact: As they age, people lose muscle mass and strength, flexibility and bone.
Fact: The resulting frailty leads to a loss of mobility and independence
July 4, 2008 Peter G. Angelos Peter G. Angelos was born on July 4, 1929 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Georgia are both Greek-American. They have two sons, John and Louis. Angelos’ parents, John and Frances were both born on the island of Karpathos in the village of Menetes.
June 28, 2008 Demetrios Matsakis The Greek American community has always been proud to see its members excel in any and every aspect of American life. Demetrios Matsakis, Director of the Time Service Department at the Naval Observatory in Washington, is one such example.
June 27, 2008 Nikos Paragios As a professor at the École Centrale Paris, Paragios is a long way from the world of his childhood on the tiny Aegean island of Kárpathos
June 27, 2008 Karpathos Meets All the Tourist's Requirements KARPATHOS, Greece - Being half-woman, half-bird, the mythological Sirens probably looked more bizarre than a band of female punk-rockers. But they could sing. Perhaps it's the lingering song of the Sirens which still seduces travelers to the Greek isles.
April 22, 2008 Even a Weak Dollar Can Be Stretched As strong euros and pounds continue to push the price of European vacations higher for Americans, the best strategy to keep travel costs down may be to hedge.
February 8, 2008 Church elects a new archbishop Church elects a moderate as new archbishop Soft-spoken reformist Ieronymos, bishop of Thebes, chosen in 2nd vote.