PLEASE HELP SUPPORT
the Photiou and Romanos families
of the New Golden Dawn Diner in Maple Shade, NJ
The New Golden Dawn Diner was a very popular establishment
for both Maple Shade residents and anyone with an appetite for
great food and comfortable atmosphere. From Cheese Steak to
Cheese Cake and everything in-between. If you had a meal at the
New Golden Dawn diner it was guaranteed that you would be
back to try the rest of the menu.
Photios Photoiou had come from Cyprus. He loved America, and
his wife, Niki, followed him to the United States after he had been
here a few years. About 35 years ago, the Photoiou family bought
the diner, formerly the Maple Shade Diner, with Maria and
The diner was a business where their three children, now in their
20s, have worked, and where some employees have stayed with
them since the 1970s.
Approximately 11:30 pm Sunday, September 8th, after the diner
had closed for the night, a fire broke out in the kitchen. By 1:30
am the next morning it was brought under control . . .