Regions of the United States

Ski resorts allowed to open in nine regions on Saturday

Ljubljana – Ski resorts in nine regions that have been moved to the red tier of coronavirus restrictions will be allowed to reopen on Saturday. With few exceptions, skiers will have to produce a negative test result to hit the slopes and strict public health rules will have to be observed. Ski lift operators are happy to be able to welcome visitors again.

Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call

By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation's capital on Jan. 16, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own states.

The brilliance, integrity and humanity of US Senator Paul Sarbanes

US Senator Paul Sarbanes, who passed away at the age of 87 on December 6, is a major reason we Hellenes are held in such high regard in the United States. The powerfully positive impression he made for decades on hundreds of influential American policymakers and opinion leaders is unsurpassed.

Greek American running for statewide office in Delaware

Greek American Spiros Mantzavinos is running for a statewide office in Delaware and is widely seen as the favorite.
The State Senate seat in Delaware's 7th District for which he is running as a Democrat has been labeled as one of the most flippable in the country. Registered voters for his party outnumber his opponent's by nearly two-to-one.