BUENOS AIRES — On December 2, 2009, an Armenian khachkar (cross-stone) was unveiled on a prominent square in La Plata, the capital of the province of Buenos Aires. Made possible by a donation from the Armenian General Benevolent Union[...]

NEW YORK — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), recently appointed four priests to serve parishes in Waukegan, Ill., Cheltenham, Penn., Cleveland, Ohio and St. Paul, Minn. The[...]

By Aleen Khanjian LOS ANGELES — On November 24, 2009, the AGBU Young Professionals of Los Angeles (YPLA), in cooperation with the American University of Armenia and Woodbury University’s School of Architecture, held a highly[...]

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), visited the Armenian Church of the Holy Translators in Framingham, Mass., on November 21-22, where he celebrated the[...]

By Tom Vartabedian WATERTOWN, Mass. — Former Bentley College President Gregory Adamian worked there. So did Tufts University guru John Baronian and prominent artist Arshile Gorky until he overstepped his bounds and got dismissed. The[...]

KOLKATA, India (Hetq) — On December 30, 2009, Very Rev. Khoren Hovhannisyan, pastor of the Armenians in India and the manager of the Armenian College & Philanthropic Academy, accompanied by a group of students of the college, rang in[...]

NEW LONDON, Conn. (The Times) — There’s more to oysters than slurping them off a shell with a drop or two of cocktail sauce. The incredible, edible oyster has ties to the region that go back to American Indians who harvested[...]

LINCOLN, R.I. (The Valley Breeze) — George Chakoian flew 46 combat missions in a B-24 bomber over the Pacific during World War II, and later, continued serving the military in civilian life as an aerospace engineer at the US Army Natick[...]

PARAMUS, N.J. — On Sunday, November 22, the Armenian Presbyterian Church had their Thanksgiving Dinner in honor of Andrew Torigian. Andy has been a key individual in many Christian, Armenian and other philanthropic organizations for[...]

By Michele Wilson (Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of features exploring the rich histories and traditions of Bergen’s diverse cultures.) BERGEN, N.J. (201 Magazine) — The unknown story of Bergen’s Armenian people —[...]

Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School at Barnes & Noble By Janet Marcarian BAYSIDE, NY — December 2, 2009 will be remembered by the HMADS kindergarteners as “Barnes & Noble’s Day.” “How come?” one might ask. The answer is[...]