| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
St. Luke's Church, 915 Main St., South Glastonbury, is proud to present Lyra, the Russian Vocal Ensemble of St. Petersburg, in a benefit concert on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors plus a donation...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2014
Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes.
But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:00 PM
If you dare to visit here — and I'm glad I did — you'll eventually stand beneath the elegant geometry of Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque (built in 1530) or sip a beer at the Sarajevo Brewery (founded in 1864) or tiptoe atop the stone walls of the White...
| 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 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...
| Jun 22, 2014
Church should be a place of peace and understanding, where you go for answers.
But those are hard to come by as a Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview faces a felony charge in the theft of more than $100,000 from his former church in Milwaukee.
| 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 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 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 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...