New England


Nathan Kibarian Is a Pastry Chef Personified

BOSTON, Mass.—Nathan Kibarian grew up watching his mother and grandmother bake exquisite Armenian pastries. Now, people are watching him. Nathan is the type of pastry chef you would want in your kitchen the night of a VIP house party. Just leave the phyllo dough and other ingredients to him. [more...]

July 31, 2015 // 1 Comment

On Sat., Sept. 12, the AWWA is celebrating its 100 years by holding a gala at the Boston Public Library.

AWWA to Hold 100th Anniversary Gala in Boston

The Armenian Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA) is celebrating a significant milestone this year—its 100th anniversary of serving the Armenian community. On Sat., Sept. 12, the AWWA is celebrating its 100 years by holding a gala at the Boston Public Library. Begun by a small group of [more...]

July 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Army Medal Awarded to Vietnam Victim—46 Years Later!

METHUEN, Mass.—Better late than never. That’s how John and Margaret Bedrosian view the coveted award that was presented posthumously to their son who was killed while serving in Vietnam on Nov. 14, 1969. Margaret Bedrosian holds the Medal of Liberty belatedly awarded to her son, David, who died [more...]

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments


NAASR Seeks Candidate for Executive Director Position

As a result of its significant growth and expanded activities, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) is seeking an Executive Director to help ensure the 60-year-old association’s long-term efforts to meet the challenges of advancing Armenian studies. Executive [more...]

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sports announcer Bob Lobel (second from right) celebrates with Armenian Museum trustees and raffle winners at the 2015 Sports Raffle Drawing.

Armenian Museum Picks 2015 Spring Sports Raffle Winners

WATERTOWN—The Armenian Museum of America concluded its 10th annual Spring Sports Raffle with great style and success, bringing in contributions that exceeded last year’s. The ticket sales will help the museum continue its mission to showcase the rich Armenian history through exhibitions and [more...]

July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cover of 100: 1915-2015

Armenian Museum Presents Talk by Hrair Hawk Khatcherian

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Thurs., July 30, at 6:30 p.m., the Armenian Museum of America will present a program and book release by noted Canadian-Armenian photographer Hrair Hawk Khatcherian. Cover of 100: 1915-2015 His latest work titled, 100: 1915-2015, includes more than 1,000 photographs and is a [more...]

July 21, 2015 // 0 Comments


This 91-Year-Old Earned a College Degree

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.—Take it from Harold Paragamian. You’re never too old to get an education. Harold Paragamian, 91, displays the liberal arts degree he received from Merrimack College, North Andover. (Photo: Tom Vartabedian) At an age when most people are infirmed or simply biding their time, [more...]

July 17, 2015 // 6 Comments

Armenian students at Andover High School donated an Armenian flag and collection of books in commemoration of the Genocide Centennial. Taking part were (front, L-R) Dro Kanayan, chairman of the Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee of Merrimack Valley, Michael Mahlebjian, Richard and Ani Minasian, Anna Shahtanian, Chris Berberian, Brendan Gibson, social studies teacher, and John Berube, library media specialist.

Andover High Students ‘Armenianize’ Their School

ANDOVER, Mass.—Thanks to some vigilant action by students of Armenian descent at Andover High School, an Armenian flag is now flying from the rafters and new books portraying their history and culture are found inside the library. Their actions coincided with a recent genocide presentation at the [more...]

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

In her first Boston-area performance of “This Armenian Life” on Wed., June 24, at the Somerville Center for the Arts, Laura Zarougian performed a hilarious take of growing up in Cambridge.

Zarougian’s ‘This Armenian Life’

By Judith Saryan SOMERVILLE, Mass.—In her first Boston-area performance of “This Armenian Life” on Wed., June 24, at the Somerville Center for the Arts, Laura Zarougian performed a hilarious take of growing up in Cambridge. She wrote, produced, and acted in this one-woman show, which [more...]

July 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

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