Armenian Genocide

By Thomas C. Nash Mirror-Spectator Staff COLUMBUS, Ohio — The testimony from Rep. Jean Schmidt’s deposition given to opponent David Krikorian reveals a heated exchange in which she denies any link between her taking money from a[...]

By Thomas C. Nash Mirror-Spectator Staff COLUMBUS, Ohio — New details continue to emerge in the lead-up to the scheduled September 3 hearing in a case pitting US Rep. Jean Schmidt against an Armenian-American opponent who claims she took[...]

Copies of the motion to dismiss and added claim appear at the end of this article. By Thomas C. Nash Mirror-Spectator Staff COLUMBUS, Ohio — During a probable cause hearing on August 13, the legal team for Rep. Jean Schmidt dropped four[...]

By Tom Vartabedian YEREVAN — One book doesn’t necessarily make an accomplished author but with Knarig Svazlian, it’s a step in the right direction. The 41-year-old just published a work titled The History of the Armenian Community in[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Business Wire) — Noubar B. Afeyan, PhD, managing partner and CEO of Flagship Ventures, was among this year’s recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor given by the National Ethnic Coalition (NECO) on May 10 in New[...]

By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff HOUSTON, Texas — “We started this program because of our belief that teachers prepare tomorrow’s leaders. That is the source of our inspiration and our mission,” said Maro Bedrosian, speaking[...]

By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The misty, wet weather outside the windows of the Grand Hyatt Regency penthouse did nothing to dampen the spirits of Armenian Assembly members and supporters who gathered, on[...]

NEW YORK — A monumental 12th-century khachkar— a 2,000-pound, nearly eight-foot-tall block of basalt, carved on its surface with symbols of the four evangelists, a massive cross, small birds at fountains and surrounding patterns of[...]

WASHINGTON — In commemoration of the 93rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (DCA) reaffirmed her commitment to this critical human rights issue. “It is long past time for the president and Congress to[...]

By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff WASHINGTON — Once more, April 24, the day of commemoration of the Armenian Genocide has come and gone, marked by ceremonies and observances throughout the US, in Armenia and abroad. Once more,[...]

By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON — The personal presence of Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and keynote speech by Nancy Kaufman, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council,[...]