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NAASR Looks to the Future at its Annual Meeting

  BELMONT, Mass.—The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) held its 62nd Assembly of Members on Sat., May 14, in Belmont, and welcomed five highly accomplished new members to its 27-member Board of Directors. The newly elected Board members are: philanthropist Edward [more...]

May 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Asdghig 'Starrie' Alemian of Weymouth at age 7 in an orphanage in Aleppo is on the far right. Her sister, Anna, age 9, is on the far left. The two women in the center were her two cousins

Armenian Genocide Survivor to Be Honored in Watertown

  Asdghig ‘Starrie’ Alemian of Weymouth at age 7 in an orphanage in Aleppo is on the far right. Her sister, Anna, age 9, is on the far left. The two women in the center were her two cousins WEYMOUTH, Mass. (Wicked Local, Weymouth)—The Genocide Education Project will host a [more...]

May 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

Guests from the Greater Boston community as well as from Providence, R.I., came together for an afternoon of humor and laughter with Dottie Bengoian.

ARS Cambridge ‘Shushi’ Chapter Celebrates Mother’s Day

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Cambridge “Shushi” Chapter celebrated Mother’s Day on May 7 with more than 200 guests in attendance. Guests from the Greater Boston community as well as from Providence, R.I., came together for an afternoon of humor and laughter with Dottie [more...]

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

James Najarian (Photo: Lee Pellegrini)

James Najarian Wins 6th Annual Frost Farm Prize for Poetry

Najarian to Read at Frost Farm June 17  DERRY, N.H.—The Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, N.H., and the Hyla Brook Poets announced that the winner of the 6th Annual Frost Farm Prize for metrical poetry is James Najarian of Auburndale, Mass., for his blank verse poem, “The [more...]

May 18, 2016 // 1 Comment

Nancy Guzelian sharing an old photograph (Photo: Kenneth Martin)

First Armenian Genealogy Conference Draws Hundreds (Video)

The first Armenian Genealogy Conference was held at the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center (ACEC), in Watertown, Mass., on the weekend of April 9-10. More than 300 people attended the two-day conference. Some came from as far as Vancouver, Canada, while two participants flew in from Great [more...]

May 13, 2016 // 7 Comments

RI State House

2016 ANC-RI Flag Sponsorship Program

The Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island (ANC-RI) introduced its Flag Sponsorship Program 15 years ago in order to ensure each of Rhode Island’s 39 city and town halls raise the Yerakouyn (tricolor/Armenian flag) to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. The community has participated and [more...]

May 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

The State of Rhode Island House and Senate Legislatures unanimously passed resolutions recognizing April 24 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.

State of RI House and Senate Affirm Genocide Resolutions

The State of Rhode Island House and Senate Legislatures unanimously passed resolutions recognizing April 24 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. For decades, these chambers have stood for truth and justice and reaffirmed to their Armenian-American constituents, as well as the State of Rhode [more...]

May 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

CYSCA is a sister city association partnered with the city of Yerevan since 1987

Disabilities Professionals from Armenia to Visit Boston

CYSCA to Host “Open World” Program for Young Professionals CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Five young professionals from Armenia will be in Boston May 22-29, to participate in a grant program focused on inclusion of people with disabilities, hosted by the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA). [more...]

May 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

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