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  • '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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: ODYSSEY '14: A Greek Festival Scheduled For Labor Day Weekend

    Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church will present its 34th annual ODYSSEY: A Greek Festival Friday, Aug.29-Monday, Sept. 1. This 4-day party features all things Greek, including mouthwatering cuisine, live music, dancing, and a bustling Hellenic agora...
  • Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine

    Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine
    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that a humanitarian convoy which is heading to eastern Ukraine from Russia would cross the border only under the aegis of the Red Cross. "After the Russia-Ukraine border is crossed, the column will go under...
  • Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

    Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The...
  • Kelsey Shelton Uses Rotary Scholarship To Study Mideast

    Kelsey Shelton hopes that one day, she'll help influence foreign policy. Shelton, 20, of Enfield, will be a junior this fall at Baylor University, where she will continue her studies towards an international relations degree with a focus on the Middle...
  • George N. Manis, lawyer

    George N. Manis, lawyer
    George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85. The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...
  • Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg

    Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg
    An Orthodox Jew is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving the limb to be buried next to him. Some Jewish traditions suggest the deceased should be buried whole in preparation for the afterlife. Hospital's...
  • Jesus put together the best team

    The world saw a great deal of focus on the sport of soccer last month with the World Cup being played in Brazil. Each of the participating teams entered the competition with the same record, and as we know, only one would be able at the end to call...
  • John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney

    John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney
    John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71. Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
  • 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...
  • Attorney for priest charged in theft case cites 'jurisdictional issues'

    Attorney for priest charged in theft case cites 'jurisdictional issues'
    A Greek Orthodox priest charged with felony theft waived his right to a preliminary hearing in a Milwaukee County courtroom this morning. The Rev. James Dokos, who was affiliated with Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Glenview, is scheduled to be...