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Boston-Area Teachers Receive Training on Armenian Genocide Education

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Genocide Education Project (GenEd) provided a full-day workshop on teaching about the Armenian Genocide for Boston-area History and English teachers on June 10. A scene from the training Held at the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA), the training covered [more...]

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

The 30th annual banquet and convention of the Knights of Vartan 
in Worcester, 1948

Knights of Vartan 100th Anniversary Celebration in Worcester

The Knights of Vartan is a national fraternal organization with 25 local lodges in the United States. The Brotherhood is dedicated to the preservation of the Republic of Armenia and the perpetuation of the cultural and historical traditions of the Armenian people by promoting various social, [more...]

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

The 19th hole after dinner, which took place during the raffle, with Gene Valicenti reading the name of a prize winner off to the right.

ACAA-RI Hosts 10th Annual Golf Tournament

The Rhode Island Chapter of the Armenian Cultural Association of America, Inc. (ACAA-RI) hosted its 10th annual Armenian Open Golf Tournament at Triggs Memorial Golf Course in Providence on Sat., July 23.  Melissa Danielian, chairperson of the tournament, proudly reported that this was one of the [more...]

August 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

After 30 years, the ARS Lowell “Lousintak” chapter continues to be a time-honored tradition at the Lowell Folk Festival.

Lowell ARS Enhances Folk Festival

After 30 years, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Lowell “Lousintak” chapter continues to be a time-honored tradition at the Lowell Folk Festival. After 30 years, the ARS Lowell “Lousintak” chapter continues to be a time-honored tradition at the Lowell Folk Festival. The chapter continues [more...]

August 4, 2016 // 2 Comments

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 // 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

The fifth grade graduating class

St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School 2016 Graduation Ceremonies

WATERTOWN, Mass.—In June 2016, St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School (SSAES) successfully completed its 32nd academic year. The Graduation Ceremonies were held on June 16 (K) and June 17 (Elementary). A scene from the Kindergarten graduation ceremony In her remarks, school principal Mrs. [more...]

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

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