Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 4:34:26 PM

Local News

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

It's All Greek To Me

When in Vestal, do as the Greeks do--that's the saying, right? People of all heritages are invited to be Greek for a day at the 41st annual Grecian Festival.

The four day festival kicked off Thursday afternoon and goes until Sunday--rain or shine--at the Greek Orthodox Church of Annunciation on O'hara Road in Vestal.

The festival is the church's largest fundraiser of the year. Locals can enjoy a variety of greek foods, beer, music and dancers--and there's one delicacy that seems to be a fan favorite year after year..

"The honeypuffs are definitely the best part start out with a gyro or however you pronounce it but always end with the honeypuffs. Put a little  ," cinnamon on top and they're to die for," said Vestal resident Erin Hopkins.

"I can tell that everybody loves them. It's so sweet with the honey. If you eat honey you live longer," said Steve Anastos the Festival Chairman.

Organizers say that this festival is important when it comes to passing down Greek traditions to future generations.

VIEW VIDEO

View Related Articles: Vestal or comment on this one below.

blog comments powered by Disqus


Back Back

News system programming and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet


Additional Articles


Senator Schumer Talks Flood Mitigation Plans VIEW VIDEO
Senator Charles Schumer is in town. The mayor and Town Board members of Sidney are proposing a flood mitigation plan to the senator --  this comes after the floods hitting the Southern Tier in 2006... more

Several Agencies Respond to Town of Fenton Fire VIEW VIDEO
Seven fire agencies respond to a saw mill fire in the Town of Fenton. Broome County Sheriff's Office officials say investigators are still determining the cause of a fire at Kark Lumber sawmill... more

Vestal Police Still Search for Missing 59-Year-Old VIEW VIDEO
The Vestal Police Department is currently investigating a missing person complaint regarding Victor W. Tabuntschikow. He was last seen on the morning of Wednesday, December 17th.... more

Vestal Museum Holds Holiday Open House VIEW VIDEO
The Vestal Museum invites the community to endulge in some sweets! Saturday, the museum held their Holiday Open House where they showcased gingerbread houses and antique toys gifted as Christmas... more

Animal Adventure Hosts Jungle Bells Event VIEW VIDEO
Animal Adventure wants you to unleash your inner child -- or just bring your own to the 3rd Annual Jungle Bells Event.   Festivities went down at the Forum Theater Saturday morning, and included... more

Fire Department & Cub Scouts Help Those in Need VIEW VIDEO
The holiday season is all about giving.  On Friday night at the Endicott Fire Station cub scouts from troop 218 were helping firefighters distribute winter coats to those in need. Two months ago the... more

Vestal Man Missing VIEW VIDEO
The Vestal Police Department is currently investigating a missing person complaint regarding Victor W. Tabuntschikow. He was last seen on the morning of Wednesday, December 17th.... more

Click here for more local news...icon

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 A News Story

If you are looking for a copy of a news story that we recently aired, simply click here to find out how.

Breaking News

Do you have a tip or information about a breaking news story? Contact the FOX 40 News Desk at 607.798.0070 or send us an email .




ADVERTISEMENT

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Stumble It More...