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LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. (San Jose Mercury News) — Five years ago, a blast from an improvised explosive device (IED) slammed into Capt. Matt Manoukian. Even with a debilitating concussion, the Marine leader scrambled to the aid of one of[...]

NEW YORK — Armenia Fund USA has formally announced its gala celebration to be held in midtown Manhattan at Gotham Hall on September 29 at 7 p.m. “It’s an ideal location for a grand celebration such as the one we are planning,[...]

PROVIDENCE — During the winter of 1983, six Rhode Island professionals, all from Armenian descent, came together to form what is now known as The Ararat Association of Rhode Island. It was decided that this organization was to be[...]

LOS ANGELES — In its almost 60-year history, the AGBU World Games has brought international youth to various global cities with the goal of reinforcing their commitment to the organization and lifelong friendships with peers, through[...]

BILLERICA, Mass. — Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian recognized 218 graduates of the 2012 Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) on Friday, July 27. The ceremony, which recognized children ages 9 through 11,[...]

By Alin Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — By mid-September, St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School (SSAES) will throw open the doors of its new 6,000-square-foot addition, built to accommodate its growing student body as[...]

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — Community benefac- tor Nazar Nazarian celebrated his 88th birth- day on Thursday, August 2, with friends. Nazarian has touched and brightened the lives of many individuals and Armenian institutions. He has been an[...]

By Yeghishe Hajakian PARAMUS, N.J. — July 20 was meaningful to this writer due to the fact that we were witnessing a representative of the younger generation, Baydzig Kalaydjian, delivering a speech concerning the Armenian Diaspora and[...]

WATERTOWN — In June, St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School (SSAES) completed its 28th academic year. The graduation ceremonies were held on June 14 for the kinder- garten students and June 15 for elementary graduates, in the[...]

By Florence Avakian BAYSIDE, N.Y. — The great American writer, Ralph Waldo Emerson has said, “The purpose of life if to be useful, honorable, compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”[...]

BOSTON — Baydzig Kalaydjian, the editor of Zartonk daily, the Armenian Democratic Liberal (ADL) Party’s publication in Lebanon, visited Boston and New York as part of her tour of the US. Kalaydjian was accompanied by Hagop Vartivarian,[...]