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Nancy Simonian

Nancy Simonian to Speak at St. James Men’s Club

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Mon., Sept. 8, Nancy Simonian, M.D., the CEO of Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc., will speak at the St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club Dinner Meeting on the “Long and Winding Road: Building Great Biotech Companies.” Nancy Simonian Simonian is the founding CEO of Syros [more...]

August 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School team at the second annual New England Walk of Life Walkathon in Watertown.

Watertown to Host 3rd Annual Walk of Life

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Sat., Sept. 27, the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR) will host its third annual New England Walk of Life Walkathon in Watertown. Funds raised will support the instrumental work of the ABMDR, which helps Armenians worldwide survive life-threatening blood-related [more...]

August 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Aghjayan on a tractor near Mren, Western Armenia.

Lowell ‘Gomideh’ to Present Aghjayan Talk on Sept. 20

LOWELL, Mass.—The Lowell “Aharonian” Gomideh on Sat., Sept. 20, will celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Armenian Independence Day with an exciting program at the ARS Community Center, at 142 Liberty St. in Lowell. Aghjayan on a tractor near Mren, Western Armenia. Historian George [more...]

August 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

The poster of the event

Bohjalian, Mouradian to Discuss ‘Narrating Genocide’ at Clark

WORCESTER, Mass.—Chris Bohjalian and Khatchig Mouradian will discuss “Narrating Genocide” at Clark University in Worcester on Sept. 11. The poster of the event Organized by the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and co-sponsored by the National Association for Armenian [more...]

August 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fiona Guitard

Youth from Boston, Paris Converge at Weekly for Journalism Internship

WATERTOWN, Mass.—For the third consecutive year, the Armenian Students’ Association of America, Inc. (ASA) sponsored a Journalism Internship Program at the Armenian Weekly offices in Watertown. Aren Torikian Aren Torikian, the third intern accepted into the ASA internship program, is interning [more...]

August 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Summer directors honored at the Camp Haiastan Gala-Tribute.  From left to right (top row), David Hamparian, Bob Avakian, Michael Guzelian, and Peter Jelalian.  From left to right (bottom row): Armen Manuelian, Lucy (Oulohojian) Almasian, Harry Kushigian, Muriel Parseghian, Margo Dinkjian, Nevart Mikaelian, Mesrob Odian, Mossik Hacobian, Michael Mirakian, Mark Alashaian, Bob Gigarjian, Hagop Soulakian, and Lisa Donabedian-Tafel. (Photo credit: Garo Lachinian)

Camp Haiastan Gala-Tribute Weekend a Huge Success

When you gather more than 500 Camp Haiastan supporters in one place, you are guaranteed to have a good time.  That is exactly what happened at the Gala-Tribute Event honoring Camp Haiastan’s Summer Directors on Saturday July 26, at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.  The excitement from this [more...]

August 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

Boston’s Old State House

Old State House Lion and Unicorn: An Unfolding Story

By Donald J. Tellalian The restoration process of a historic landmark so often yields surprising discoveries. Old newspapers and handwritten notes buried in walls, and names and initials of workmen carved into timbers are some of the delights of discovery. This August, the anticipated restoration [more...]

August 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Menzies scholar Simon Malian

Meet Menzies Scholar Simon Malian

Computers started making sense to Simon Malian when he was about seven—it was a time when he found it difficult to communicate with those around him. “Computers were my safe area,” says Malian, 29, whose Armenian parents migrated to Australia before he was born. “So I spent a lot of time on [more...]

August 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nina Festekjian and Nicole Babikian Hajjar are co-chairing a major event in New England to celebrate ATP’s 20th anniversary at the stunning John Joseph Moakley Courthouse overlooking Boston Harbor on Saturday, November 8.

New England Committee Planning Spectacular ATP Anniversary Celebration

Boston Harbor Venue Selected for Unique Event on November 8 WATERTOWN, Mass.—A dedicated group of volunteers is hard at work on the next celebration of Armenia Tree Project’s 20th birthday. A major event is planned for Saturday, November 8 at the grand atrium of the John Joseph Moakley [more...]

August 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

A scene from the Powwow (photo by Fiona Guitard)

A Tribute to Native American Culture: The 91st Nipmuc Nation Powwow

GRAFTON, Mass. (A.W.)—The Nipmuc Nation, a Northeastern native community, held its annual Powwow at the Hassanamesit Reservation in Grafton on July 27. A scene from the Powwow (photo by Fiona Guitard) David Tall Pine White, the emcee of the powwow, told the Weekly that the most important aspects [more...]

August 13, 2014 // 7 Comments

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