| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:23 AM
While some mainstream synagogues struggle to keep the doors open, or merge with other area synagogues due to dwindling membership and financial strains, others, specifically Chabads and Orthodox synagogues, appear to be flourishing.
With the recent...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:03 PM
An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A Glenview priest who has been charged with theft failed to show up in court today for a second time.
The lawyer for the Rev. James Dokos said his client was absent because he had been admitted to a hospital for an emergency. Attorney Patrick Knight...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In his fascinating new hour-long documentary, "Stravinsky in Hollywood," made for European television and now released on DVD by C-Major, Marco Capalbo begins with the oft-quoted statistic that Igor Stravinsky lived in West Hollywood longer than he had...
| Jul 18, 2014
Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece.
"People who saw his slides...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:14 PM
A Glenview Greek Orthodox priest who faces a felony theft charge made his first court appearance this afternoon after missing two previously scheduled hearings.
The Rev. James Dokos, 62, stood before a court commissioner in a Milwaukee County...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:45 AM
A Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview accused of improperly spending more than $110,000 from a church trust fund on personal expenses has been charged with felony theft.
The Rev. James Dokos allegedly wrote checks for tens of thousands of dollars to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Visitors to Ocean City this weekend will get to say, "it’s all Greek to me" for a little longer as the annual Greek Festival adds an extra day to its celebration.
This year the event, in its 25th year in Ocean City, extends through Monday. The...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
A north suburban priest who was due to report to a Milwaukee courtroom this afternoon on a felony theft charge was a no-show because of car trouble, his lawyer said.
The Rev. James Dokos, who was suspended from his duties at a Greek Orthodox church in...
| Jul 13, 2014
Dr. Ari Kaz watched as the Hatzalah volunteers practiced splinting each other's arms.
The room was a flurry of ACE wrap and so many men in bright orange splints that it could have been a mass accident scene except for the occasional jokes and lack of...
| Jul 12, 2014
•A headline in Friday's Chicagoland section on a story about a DUI conviction in a "huffing" case misidentified Judge James Booras' county. He serves in Lake County.
.A Page 1 story Friday about the YMCA Urban Warriors program misspelled the name...