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Call for Papers: Graduate Students’ Conference on Genocide at Clark

WORCESTER, Mass.—The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University will host the Third International Graduate Students’ Conference on Genocide Studies, on “The State of Research 100 Years after the Armenian Genocide,” from April 9-12, 2015, in cooperation with [more...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Tollman with members of the Boston Armenian community

Boston Armenians Support Warren Tolman for Attorney General

Members of the Boston Armenian community this month gathered at the home of Ara and Heather Krafian for a fundraiser for former Watertown State Senator Warren Tolman. Tolman, who is running for the Democratic nomination for Massachusetts attorney general in September, has a record of support for [more...]

July 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Tatoul Badalian has helped turn Amaras Art Alliance into a genuine community gem.

Amaras, MENK Keep Badalian Active

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Whether it’s posting your calendar item or promoting a cultural venue, look no further than Tatoul Badalian. He’s a community catalyst who works in more ways than an Energizer bunny. Tatoul Badalian has helped turn Amaras Art Alliance into a genuine community gem. The [more...]

July 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Anoush Krafian

Krafian Competes at USATF Region 1 Junior Olympics Championships

On Sat., July 12, Anoush Krafian competed for the Waltham Track Club at the USA Track & Field (USATF) Region 1 Junior Olympic Championships and National qualifier. The championships were held at Michael P. Richards Field at the Elliot Athletic Complex at Fitchburg State University in [more...]

July 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Karina Matevosyan

CYSCA Launches Preventive Dentistry Project in Armenia

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) recently announced the establishment of a new Preventive Dentistry Program that was approved and adopted into the curriculum at the Yerevan State Medical University’s Therapeutic and Family Dentistry Department. The [more...]

July 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Grade 5 graduates with (L-R) Ardemis Megerdichian, Principal Houry Boyamian, Rev. Archpriest Antranig Baljian, Mark Boylan

St. Stephen’s Elementary Holds Graduation Ceremonies

WATERTOWN, Mass.—St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School (SSAES) successfully completed its 30th academic year last month. The Graduation Ceremonies were held on June 19 (Kindergarten) and June 20 (Elementary). Grade 5 graduates with (L-R) Ardemis Megerdichian, Principal Houry Boyamian, Rev. [more...]

July 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Olga Sarkisian during the early years, and as she appears now after 60 years with the Andover Companies.

Olga Sarkisian: Same Job for 60 Years

ANDOVER, Mass.—The year was 1954. Roger Banister broke the four-minute mile barrier. Philly-born pool player Willie Mosconi sunk 526 pool balls without missing. Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, and Lana Turner were sizzling Hollywood stars. Doris Day topped the song charts with “Secret Love.” [more...]

July 9, 2014 // 1 Comment

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ARS Eastern USA Announces 2014 Annual Essay Contest Winners

More than 150 students from Armenian schools across the eastern United States participated in the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Eastern USA’s Annual Essay Contest. The ARS sponsors the annual event for all ARS-sponsored one-day schools and every day schools, in an attempt to encourage students to [more...]

July 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Robert Megerdichian is ready to catch a sinking glove.

Baseball Gloves Get New Life with Megerdichian

Robert Megerdichian is ready to catch a sinking glove. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—It’s the All-American game. And Robert Megerdichian is giving baseball a new lease on life—at least the glove part of it. Bats are swinging. Balls are being hit out of the park. Runners are stealing bases. Teams are [more...]

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Gerald Chertavian hit the national spotlight with a TV stint on ‘Sixty Minutes’ as founder and CEO of ‘Year Up,’ an intensive one-year education program that serves low-income young adults.

‘Sixty Minutes’ Lifts Chertavian into National Prominence

BOSTON, Mass.—He grew up in nearby Lowell, the son of a dentist and dental hygienist, bent on cutting his own teeth in the business world. Gerald Chertavian hit the national spotlight with a TV stint on ‘Sixty Minutes’ as founder and CEO of ‘Year Up,’ an intensive one-year education [more...]

July 2, 2014 // 2 Comments

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