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Obituary: Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian

Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian – Dec. 20, 1927 – Jan. 17, 2018 Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian, 90, of Teaneck, N.J., died Jan. 17, surrounded by family. Born in New York City in 1927 to Armenian Genocide survivors from Sepastia, Western Armenia, [more...]

January 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church of Belmont Celebrates 20 Years

BELMONT, Mass.—A large crowd gathered at the Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its inception in Belmont, under the auspices of Most Reverend Bishop Mikael Mouradian of the Armenian Catholic Eparchy of the United States and Canada. Present at the Dec. 9, 2017 [more...]

January 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

The ‘Tree of Life for Armenia’

Following a recent two-week trip to Armenia, Dr. Sam Mikaelian, an award-winning American educator and a former consultant for a national recruitment company in Illinois, enthusiastically declared that the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) is the “tree of life for Armenia” and “truly one [more...]

January 3, 2018 // 1 Comment

ANCA-WR Welcomes Abrahamian and Khodanian on Staff

GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America—Western Region (ANCA-WR) welcomed Serob Abrahamian and Dickran Khodanian this week as its new Government Relations Communications coordinators. (L to R) Serob Abrahamian and Dickran Khodanian (Photos: ANCA-WR) “The ANCA-WR Board of Directors [more...]

December 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Syrian-Armenians: Between Two Homes

Special to the Armenian Weekly At the end of 2016, I started volunteering for a program aimed at integrating Syrian-Armenian children into Armenian society. I vividly recall one outspoken little boy who refused to call Armenia home. He hoped his family would one day go back home to Syria. But after [more...]

December 26, 2017 // 1 Comment

Temiz Siblings Gift Hovnanian School Technology

The Temizs’ gift has funded the inception costs of Hovnanian School’s new portal system and facilitated and improved how the school community communicates, teaches, and learns (Photo: Hovnanian School) NEW MILFORD, N.J.—Two former students of the Hovnanian Armenian School, Laurie Temiz (Class [more...]

December 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ungerouhi Mary Rose Mooradian: The Legacy of an AYF Pioneer

Last week, we lost ungerouhi Mary Mooradian, an exemplary member and lifelong supporter of the Armenian Youth Federation—Eastern U.S. (AYF-YOARF). Ungerouhi Mary was a member of the junior and senior chapters of the Merrimack Valley AYF. She was also a member of Armenian Relief Society (ARS) [more...]

December 22, 2017 // 5 Comments

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