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Looking Ahead: Beyond the Centennial

Looking Ahead: Beyond the Centennial

June 25, 2015 12:32 pm
From left, Dr. Noubar Afeyan, George Clooney, Ruben Vardanyan and Dr. Vartan Gregorian By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff   BOSTON — April 24, 1915 has come...

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Khatcherian’s New Book of Photographs to Be Presented at Armenian Museum

Khatcherian’s New Book of Photographs to Be Presented at Armenian Museum

July 23, 2015 12:52 pm
Hrair Hwk Khatcherian WATERTOWN — On Thursday, July 30  at 6.30 p.m., the Armenian Museum will present a program and book release by the noted Canadian-Armenian photographer,...

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Avedisian School Holds Graduation Ceremony in New Building

Avedisian School Holds Graduation Ceremony in New Building

July 23, 2015 1:00 pm
Edward Avedisian, Benefactor of the School handing the diplomas YEREVAN — The Annual Graduation Ceremony is a great tradition at the Khoren and Shooshanig Avedisian School...

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Peace Dividends from Iran Nuclear Deal

Peace Dividends from Iran Nuclear Deal

July 23, 2015 12:38 pm
Edmond Azadian By Edmond Y. Azadian Iran’s nuclear deal brought a sigh of relief in some quarters and set off battle drums in others. The sigh of relief for now is confined...

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US Law Firm Files Lawsuit to Seek Return Armenia’s Property in Turkey

US Law Firm Files Lawsuit to Seek Return Armenia’s Property in Turkey

July 23, 2015 12:44 pm
One of the manuscript pages illustrated by Toros Roslin, which is currently at the Getty LOS ANGELES (Armenpress) — A lawsuit to return the properties confiscated from Armenians...

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AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School Appoints Arpi Avanesian-Idolor Principal

AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School Appoints Arpi Avanesian-Idolor Principal

LOS ANGELES — The Board of Trustees of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Manoogian-Demirdjian School (MDS) is proud to announce the appointment of Arpi Avanesian-Idolor as the new principal of AGBU MDS. Avanesian-Idolor will succeed Hagop Hagopian, who is retiring after having led the school for 29 years. The Principal Search Committee embarked on […]

$1.8 Million Anonymous Donation to Three Armenian Organizations for Humanitarian Projects in Armenia

$1.8 Million Anonymous Donation to Three Armenian Organizations for Humanitarian Projects in Armenia

LOS ANGELES — An anonymous benefactor recently donated nearly $1.8 million to three nonprofit organizations that operate in Armenia: Armenia Tree Project (ATP), Armenian American Wellness Center (AAWC) and Armenian EyeCare Project (AECP). Each organization received one-third of the generous gift. “Too few help Armenia,” the anonymous donor said when explaining the rationale for his […]

Avedisian School Holds Graduation Ceremony in New Building

Avedisian School Holds Graduation Ceremony in New Building

YEREVAN — The Annual Graduation Ceremony is a great tradition at the Khoren and Shooshanig Avedisian School for grades fourth through ninth.  This year the ceremony, which was held on June 19, was the first graduation ceremony to be held at the new School building. It was with great honor that a number of distinguished […]

Armenian Museum Holds 10th Annual Sports Raffle

Armenian Museum Holds 10th Annual Sports Raffle

WATEROWN — The Armenian Museum of America concluded its 10th annual Spring Sports Raffle9/, bringing in contributions that exceeded last year’s. This year’s ticket sales will help the museum continue its mission to showcase the rich Armenian history through great exhibitions and programs. This year’s sports raffle fundraiser also marked the 100th anniversary of the […]

Scholarships Distributed in Watertown

Scholarships Distributed in Watertown

WATERTOWN — On Sunday, June 21, St. James Church of Watertown held its annual Scholarship Sunday event, presenting 24 scholarships totaling more than $22,000 to St. James’ college students. Following the Divine Liturgy, the Rev. Arakel Aljalian, parish pastor, presented the scholarships to the recipients, and congratulated them on their achievements. “Work hard this year, […]

Khatcherian’s New Book of Photographs to Be Presented at Armenian Museum

Khatcherian’s New Book of Photographs to Be Presented at Armenian Museum

WATERTOWN — On Thursday, July 30  at 6.30 p.m., the Armenian Museum will present a program and book release by the noted Canadian-Armenian photographer, Hrair Hawk Khatcherian. His latest work, titled 100: 1915-2015, includes more than 1,000 photographs and is a visual record of the rich cultural heritage of Armenians that has survived and flourished. […]

Karabagh Armenians Key to Peace Deal, Says US Envoy

Karabagh Armenians Key to Peace Deal, Says US Envoy

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A “free expression of the will” of Nagorno-Karabagh’s population must be critical in determining the future internationally recognized status of the disputed territory, a senior U.S. negotiator said on Monday. James Warlick thus reaffirmed one of the key elements of the Basic Principles of resolving Karabagh conflict that have been put forward […]

US Law Firm Files Lawsuit to Seek Return Armenia’s Property in Turkey

US Law Firm Files Lawsuit to Seek Return Armenia’s Property in Turkey

LOS ANGELES (Armenpress) — A lawsuit to return the properties confiscated from Armenians in Inçirlik has been filed. The case on landed properties in Inçirlik, formerly belonging to Armenians and confiscated during the 1915 Genocide, is pending before the 9th Circuit Court. Lawyer Vartkes Yeghiayan said during an interview with Armenpress, “Its progress is contingent […]