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Mikael Varantian: Profile of a National Hero

The Armenian National Committee of Eastern Massachusetts (ANC-EM) recently announced the formation of a lecture series, named in honor of Mikael Varantian, one of the luminaries and intellectuals of the Armenian independence and renaissance movement of the late-19th century. Mikael Varantian Mikael [more...]

February 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Varoujan “Val” Asbedian is applauded at a recent 76th birthday party in North Andover.

Val Asbedian Kept His World Connected

BEDFORD, Mass.—At a time when the computer industry in Massachusetts was being threatened by a debilitating virus, on came Varoujan “Val” Asbedian to save the day. Varoujan “Val” Asbedian is applauded at a recent 76th birthday party in North Andover. Armed with three Masters Degrees and a [more...]

February 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Garen Bagdasarian, leader and activist among Armenians from Azerbaijan

Providence Commemorates Baku Pogroms

  Robert Avetisyan, NKR representative PROVIDENCE, R.I.—On Sat., Jan. 16, the Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church of Providence, the Armenian Martyrs Memorial Committee of Rhode Island, and the Armenian Refugees Social Economic Development Association sponsored an evening [more...]

February 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

. Since the launch of the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia (FCHA) in 2008, the organization has been able to provide safe, decent, and affordable housing to more than 450 families.

Fuller Center for Housing Selects Armenia for International Build

The Millard Fuller Legacy Build (MFLB), named in memory of Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing (FCH), is an annual internationally recognized week of building that brings attention to the need for simple, decent, and affordable housing. Each year [more...]

February 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

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ARS Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS), Eastern USA recently announced that it is now accepting applications to its annual Undergraduate and Graduate Lazarian Scholarship Program. Applications for this year’s scholarship will be accepted until April 1. Applicants must be of [more...]

February 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

Melanya Sarukhanyan is an active member of ATP’s eco-club in Margahovit, a village in the northern region of Lori.

2015: A Record-Breaking Year for Environmental Education in Armenia

By Ani Melkonian YEREVAN—Environmental education has been one of Armenia Tree Project’s (ATP) strategic priorities since 2005, with trainings and workshops conducted all over Armenia. Thousands of schoolchildren visit ATP’s two education centers sponsored by the Ohanian family of Boston. The [more...]

February 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Shant der Torosian playing the piano at the event (Photo: Marash Girl)

Marash Defense Remembered in Watertown

By Ara Demirjian On Sun., Jan. 31, after attending a memorial service at St. Stephen’s Armenian Apostolic Church in Watertown, Mass., in commemoration of the victims of the Armenian Genocide from Marash (1915-20), the Boston Marashtsi community held its annual reception in the St. Stephen’s [more...]

February 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Author Chris Bohjalian (Photo: Aaron Spagnolo)

NAASR LA Leadership Circle Event to Feature Bohjalian and Nazarian

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will hold a special event featuring best-selling author Chris Bohjalian acclaimed filmmaker Eric Nazarian, and award-winning filmmaker and director Dr. Carla Garapedian as Master of Ceremonies, on Sat., Feb. 27, in Los Angeles, [more...]

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

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