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Source: The National Herald By Stavros Marmarinos It is many years later, but looking back, I could reminisce that I would say “today and tomorrow, the final preparations are being made for the Divine Liturgy for New Year’s at the historic Church of Aghios Nikolaos – St. Nicholas at the World Trade Center.” That is the beloved church that disappeared, literally, beneath the rubble of the adjacent Twin Towers of New York when, on September 11, 2001, the terrorists’ planes crashed into them. I recall one Sunday after New Year’s Day, after the Divine Liturgy, when the traditional New Year’s…

Source: The National Herald | Evan C. Lambrou To the Editor: Kudos to Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) for hosting a town hall meeting in Astoria on April 22nd, and for helping to make Patrick Foye, the new executive director of the Port Authority of NY & NJ, accessible to the Greek-American community. Rep. Maloney is offering precisely the type of support Greek-Americans need and deserve from public officials. Mr. Foye also demonstrated proper sensitivity, and it is a welcome change. His statements that reconstruction of St. Nicholas Church in Lower Manhattan is on track – in stark contrast to the…