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  • READER SUBMITTED: Russian Vocal Ensemble Of St. Petersburg To Perform At Benefit Concert

    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...
  • Synagogues face declining membership

    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...
  • 'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha

    'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha
    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...
  • Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history

    Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history
    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...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Greek Festival with extended festivities

    This weekend in Ocean City: Greek Festival with extended festivities
    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...
  • 'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years

    'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years
    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...
  • Priest put on leave, but congregations' wounds remain

     Priest put on leave, but congregations' wounds remain
    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. Two Greek...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    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...
  • Orthodox Jews run ambulance service of their own

     Orthodox Jews run ambulance service of their own
    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...
  • Glenview priest charged with felony theft of more than $110,000

    Glenview priest charged with felony theft of more than $110,000
    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...
  • Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set

    Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set
    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...