Category: New York region
By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — Among the thousands of tourists and native New Yorkers who crisscrossed through the bustling and overflowing streets of Times Square on Sunday afternoon, April 21, there were only three individuals whose universal message of human suffering and injustice mattered most. Surrounded by dazzling billboards, scores of people and looming [...]
By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — Prof. Thomas F. Mathews, emeritus professor at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, recently gave a talk on the role of Armenian architecture in the international arena, at Columbia University. The event was sponsored by the Armenian Center at Columbia University and co-sponsored by the National Association for [...]
President Sargisian Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Independence with Gala in New York; Delivers Address at UN Seeking Justice for Karabagh
By Florence Avakian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Last week the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened with more than 100 heads of state coming to UN headquarters here to present their 15-minute speeches. Streets and avenues near the world body and the hotels where the diplomats were staying were [...]
By Hagop Vartivarian NEW YORK — Lobbying is not easy work for Armenian-Americans. It requires as much financially as it does in the time spent forming relationships. If we are happy today that economic assistance continues to flow to Armenia and Karabagh, then we must acknowledge that this is simply the result of the stubborn [...]
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff NEWYORK — The gathering of several thousand Armenians in a public square in one of the most visible sites in the United States seems a fitting way to remember the past, and remind others who want to forget it.
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Garden Bay Café in Sheepshead Bay appears to be the only Armenian restaurant in Brooklyn at the moment.
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Brooklyn used to be an important center for Armenian-Americans a century ago, but somehow until the last few decades the Armenian population there had dwindled.
NEW YORK — The Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) recently announced the selection of its first five Margaret Ajemian Ahnert Scholars, who now have the chance to continue their education in journalism and become future leaders in the Armenian press.