By Tom Vartabedian CRESSKILL, N.J. — Sosy Krikorian Kadian was a true devotee of dance, feeling it, embracing it and teaching it. She loved it and loved teaching it to younger generations and imparting the joys of moving to the beat.[...]

By Nancy Kalajian, JoAnn Janjigian and Lisa Stepanian Ortiz WALTHAM, Mass. — Disabled but never limited, Haig Karakashian lived a good life, one filled with the joy of others, hope for tomorrow, and faith in God. Much of his joy came[...]

WASHINGTON — Rev. Vertanes Kalayjian died on Sunday, August 7. In 2011, friends, family, and former parishioners gathered in Silver Spring, Md., to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ordination of Kalayjian into the holy priesthood.[...]

DETROIT — Armenian Genocide survivor Ramela Carman died on August 6 at the Manoogian Manor. She was 102. Carman was believed to be the only Armenian Genocide survivor in Michigan. Her family and friends gathered at Manoogian Manor in[...]

GLENDALE — Varoujan Ekserdjian was born in Cairo, Egypt, the middle son of immigrant parents Sepon Ekserdjian and Marie Azadian who settled in Egypt from Istanbul and Kaiseri in 1912 and 1909, respectively. Varoujan Ekserdjian spent his[...]

SAN FRANCISCO (Variety) — Blake Krikorian, a tech entrepreneur and investor who was co-founder and former CEO of Sling Media, has died. He was 48. According to Recode, Krikorian died Wednesday, August 3, after apparently suffering a[...]

By Christopher Atamian NEW YORK — The curator and social activist Neery Melkonian passed away on July 2 after a long and painful bout with pancreatic cancer. The world is a poorer place for her loss. Born in Aleppo, Syria and brought up[...]

By Bryan Marquard OSTERVILLE, Mass. (Boston Globe) — Imagine that it’s late June in 2003 and you’re standing inside the Christmas Tree Shops in Yarmouth Port, those manors of merchandise that Chuck Bilezikian built into a sprawling[...]

WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute (ANI) mourns the passing of human rights activist Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), and recalls one of the most vocal opponents of the crime of genocide. Holocaust survivor, author, and Nobel Peace[...]

PHILADELPHIA (Philadelphia Inquirer) — Albert Momjian, 82, of Huntingdon Valley, a nationally known expert on family law, a dedicated civic volunteer, and a leader of the Armenian community in America, died Monday, July 11, of an[...]

WATERTOWN — Robert “Bob” Semonian died at age 77 on June 22, following a prolonged battle with colon cancer. Semonian had a distinctive and driven personality that gave impetus to his legendary networking abilities as a vitally[...]