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Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian addresses a Merrimack Valley crowd during an Armenian Genocide observance in Lowell

Rally Around Peter Koutoujian

LOWELL, Mass.—Over the years, Peter Koutoujian has been a good friend to the Armenians of Merrimack Valley, both back when he served as a state representative and now as sheriff of Middlesex County. Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian addresses a Merrimack Valley crowd during an Armenian [more...]

July 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Every Thursday, starting on July 21, the museum will be hosting #Luresday Thursday.

Armenian Museum of America Now a ‘Pokéstop’

The Armenian Museum of America is taking advantage of its new status as a “Pokéstop” to invite Pokémon Go players through its doors. Every Thursday, starting on July 21, the museum will be hosting #Luresday Thursday. Every Thursday, starting on July 21, the museum will be hosting #Luresday [more...]

July 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

V.A.C. equipment donation and introduction at the St. Astvatsamayr Children’s Hospital

Breakthrough in Wound Care in Armenia and Artsakh

YEREVAN—Wound care remains a considerable medical and surgical concern in Armenia and the world. With the introduction of new technologies, it has evolved considerably during the past decade. At the initiative of Dr. Gevorg Yaghdjyan, an associate professor of plastic surgery at Yerevan State [more...]

July 15, 2016 // 1 Comment

Naomi Tazian (1936-2016)

Naomi Tazian (1936-2016)

Naomi Tazian (1936-2016) Naomi “Nicki” Tazian, 80, passed away on July 10. Born July 9, 1936, in Fort Wayne, Ind., Nicki was the daughter of the late Bernard and Golda (Mann) Kramer. She lived in Fort Wayne her entire life. In 1967, Nicki co-founded Z.K. Tazian Associates and over the [more...]

July 15, 2016 // 1 Comment

This project is seen as a potential change within the church community, as many smaller parishes are financially struggling due to minimal membership and the pooling of resources can help strengthen communities.

Armenians Create a Legacy for Future of Merrimack Valley

For decades Armenians living in the Northern Merrimack Valley region of Massachusetts have been parishioners of two stalwart churches, St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church of Haverhill and Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Church of Lawrence. Families of these two parishes attended [more...]

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

A scene from the opening ceremony (Photo: AYF Youth Corps)

Shirvanian Youth Center Opens in Gyumri

GYUMRI, Armenia (Asbarez)—Hundreds of compatriots from Armenia and the diaspora traveled to Armenia’s second largest city on July 11 to take part in the official grand opening of the Shirvanian Youth Center, a project led by the “We Are Gyumri” committee of the Armenian Revolutionary [more...]

July 13, 2016 // 2 Comments

ARS members with Lernik Hovhannisyan

Detroit Armenians Raise $40,000 for ARS Artsakh Relief

DEARBORN, Mich.—Led by Detroit’s five Armenian Relief Society (ARS) chapters—“Maro,” “Shakeh,” “Sybille,” “Tsolig,” and “Zabelle”—a benefit concert for Artsakh (Karabagh) relief was held on June 11, under a tent on the grounds of the Armenian Community Center of [more...]

July 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

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