Category: New York region

Wedding Announcement” Inna Djaniants and Jon Simonian Jr. Marry

Wedding Announcement” Inna Djaniants and Jon Simonian Jr. Marry

NEW YORK (New York Times) — Inna Mikhaylovna Djaniants and Jon David Simonian Jr. were married July 8 at Holy Cross Church of Armenia in Washington Heights, where three years earlier they met while attending an Armenian cooking class sponsored by the church. Rev. Mardiros Chevian performed the ceremony, with the Rev. Arshen Aivazian taking […]

Children of Armenia Fund Hosts 7th Annual Summer Bash

Children of Armenia Fund Hosts 7th Annual Summer Bash

NEW YORK — Children of Armenia Fund (COAF), a nonprofit organization whose goal is to better the lives of rural Armenian children, held its seventh Annual Summer Soiree on June 20 at the PHD Rooftop Lounge at the Dream Hotel Downtown. Among the special guests were Tony Shafrazi, Patricia Field, Edward Barsamian, Tigran Tsitoghdzyan and […]

Children of Armenia Fund Hosts 7th Annual Summer Bash

Children of Armenia Fund Hosts 7th Annual Summer Bash

NEW YORK — Children of Armenia Fund (COAF), a nonprofit organization whose goal is to better the lives of rural Armenian children, held its seventh Annual Summer Soiree on June 20 at the PHD Rooftop Lounge at the Dream Hotel Downtown. Among the special guests were Tony Shafrazi, Patricia Field, Edward Barsamian, Tigran Tsitoghdzyan and […]

‘They Shall Not Perish’ Screening and Panel at Jacob Burns Film Center

‘They Shall Not Perish’ Screening and Panel at Jacob Burns Film Center

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. — A screening of “They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief,” followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmakers and experts will take place on Wednesday, June 28, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., at the Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road. Although this event is free, organizers are asking for registration […]

Ambassador Hovhannissian Addresses New York Community at Meeting

Ambassador Hovhannissian Addresses New York Community at Meeting

By Florence Avakian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — In a message of “engaging directly with the people, and improving outreach,” Armenia’s Ambassador to the United States Grigor Hovhannissian, who has been in this office for a year, spoke at a gathering of local Armenian-American community leaders on Wednesday, May 31, at the Diocese […]

Going the Distance for FAR at Spring Benefit Luncheon

Going the Distance for FAR at Spring Benefit Luncheon

LINCOLN HARBOR, N.J. — On June 1, the Friends of Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR), held a Spring Benefit Luncheon at the Chart House. More than 150 attended the event, among them benefactors Sirvart Hovnanian, Suzanne Toufayan, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian and Garnik A. Nanagoulian, executive director of FAR. The purpose of the benefit was to support and […]

Tekeyan Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Brilliant Concert

Tekeyan Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Brilliant Concert

By Florence Avakian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — It was a concert with gifted artists who ranked with some of the best in the world. And it celebrated an organization that has championed Armenian culture throughout its 70 years. On Sunday afternoon, May 21, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) celebrated its 70th anniversary, […]

AGBU Central Board Member Dr. Levon Nazarian Receives Joseph H. Holmes Clinical Pioneer Award

AGBU Central Board Member Dr. Levon Nazarian Receives Joseph H. Holmes Clinical Pioneer Award

NEW YORK — In March, AGBU Central Board member Dr. Levon Nazarian received the 2017 Joseph H. Holmes Clinical Pioneer Award. The award honors individuals who have significantly contributed to the growth and development of diagnostic ultrasound. Each year, the Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Award recognizes two current or retired members of the American Institute […]