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World’s Oldest Leather Shoe Found in Armenian Cave

About 5,500 years ago someone in the mountains of Armenia put his best foot forward in what is now the oldest leather shoe ever found. It’ll never be confused with a penny loafer or a track shoe, but the well-preserved footwear was made of a single piece of leather, laced up the front and back, researchers reported Wednesday in PLoS One, a journal of the Public Library of Science.

ANCA-WR Welcomes Mike Gatto To The State Assembly

The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) is pleased to welcome Mike Gatto as the newly elected Assemblymember for the 43rd State Assembly District. Gatto will represent the largest concentration of Armenian Americans in the nation and will fill the seat vacated by former California State Assemblyman Paul Krekorian until the November 2010 General Election.

Paul Krekorian Speaks at ANC Glendale Dinner Series

LA City Council Member Paul Krekorian spoke to ANC-Glendale activists and supporters about civic involvement on Wednesday, May 26 at the Glendale Phoenicia restaurant. Krekorian, a former California Assemblymember for the 43rd District, shared his experiences of municipal governance in a friendly question answer session that involved a discussion about issues facing the Los Angeles Armenian community. The dinner-discussion was the first in a series of similar events with guest speakers, slated to be held on the last Wednesday of every month by the ANC-Glendale.

Hamparian Discusses Hai Tahd Conference, Wilson Center Action

Horizon’s Paul Chaderjian speaks with Armenian National Committee of America Executive Director Aram Hamparian about his recent trip to the republics of Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh to participate in an international Hai Tahd Conference. Mr. Hamparian also addresses plans by the Woodrow Wilson Center to honor the Turkish Foreign Minister, who vehemently denies US Pres. Woodrow Wilson’s beliefs and ideologies.