Category: watertown

Project SAVE 2017 Calendar Pays Tribute to ‘Who We Are’

Project SAVE 2017 Calendar Pays Tribute to ‘Who We Are’

WATERTOWN — “Who we are… Our Armenian Identity,” Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives 2017 calendar brings to life a theme that is bubbling up in private conversations as well as in the broader community. The calendar speaks to the experience of various identities within one culture. Throughout recent Armenian history, the “homeland” has been in […]

St. James Armenian Church Celebrates Sunday School Graduation

St. James Armenian Church Celebrates Sunday School Graduation

WATERTOWN — Last Sunday, 16 young adults graduated from Sunday School at St. James Church in Watertown, MA. At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, the students renewed their baptismal vows and received diplomas. Rev. Arakel Aljalian, parish pastor, directed his sermon to the graduates, congratulating them on their accomplishments and encouraging them to continue their […]

Medical Association Hosts Blood Drive to Honor Memory of Genocide Victims

Medical Association Hosts Blood Drive to Honor Memory of Genocide Victims

WATERTOWN — The Greater Boston community came together once again to serve those in need. Saturday, April 17 marked the second annual Blood Drive of the Armenian American Medical Association (AAMA) of the Greater Boston in commemoration of the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event took place at and was co-sponsored by the […]

TCA Initiates Fundraising Campaign for Armenia and Karabagh Soldiers and Families

TCA Initiates Fundraising Campaign for Armenia and Karabagh Soldiers and Families

WATERTOWN – The grave situation in Armenia and Karabagh created in April of this year wreaked great financial and human damage, as well as aroused great concerns among Armenians throughout the world. The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada could not remain indifferent to these circumstances. Its Central Board has pledged […]

United Artsakh Fundraiser in Watertown Raises more than $27,000

United Artsakh Fundraiser in Watertown Raises more than $27,000

WATERTOWN — United with Artsakh, a benefit concert which took place on April 29 at the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center, with the participation of many location organizations, has raised more than $27,000 to be sent to the families of soldiers who have been killed or injured in Artsakh (Karabagh). The funds were raised through […]

Dagdelen Honored as Mother of the Year by Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston

Dagdelen Honored as Mother of the Year by Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN – The Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston held a Mother’s Day dinner celebration on May 14 at the Armenian General Benevolent Union center in Watertown honoring Vosgi Dagdelen of New York as “mother of the year.” Dagdelen, a teacher and administrator both in Istanbul and later New York, […]

Hundreds Attend Genealogy Conference in Watertown

Hundreds Attend Genealogy Conference in Watertown

WATERTOWN — On the weekend of April 9-10, for the first time an Armenian Genealogy Conference was held in Watertown, Massachusetts at the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center (ACEC). More than 300 people attended the two-day conference, some coming from as far as Great Britain and Vancouver, Canada. The program began Saturday with a welcome by the […]

St. James Erebuni Armenian School Expands Dynamic Programs

St. James Erebuni Armenian School Expands Dynamic Programs

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — The refrain is always that the Armenian language is in retreat in the United States, and in the diaspora in general. Western Armenian is even considered an endangered language by many. Still, here and there we can see some bright spots. St. James Erebuni Armenian School is one […]