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The City of Rochester is suing the Little Italy Neighborhood Association for more than $9,000. The suit claims the group failed to pay $5,000 it owes for crowd and traffic control. The city is also asking for a refund of $4,000 it provided to help produce the festival. 13WHAM spoke with Little Italy Association President Silvano Orsi Thursday, who...

Food and friendship. That's the connection at the annual Pasta Fundraiser hosted by the Italian American Sports Club. The Italian American organization met its fundraising goal of $10,000 with more than 400 people attending the event Sunday. The money is used to help local charities, including Hope Hall School, said club secretary Joe Larizza. Foun...

Monday, April 30, 2018. From 4:30 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by Fondazione Bruno Buozzi, in collaboration with Consulate General of Italy & ICI. Entrance: Free. Book Now! Location: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065. Around the world, May 1 is celebrated as Labor Day. In North America, instead, Labor Day occ...

They passed the pasta — and the prizes! Some of the borough’s most civically minded Italians partied at the Federation of Italian-American Organizati­ons’ 41st-annual gala at El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin on April 8. The organization’s executive director said the event went off without a hitch because they were able to honor some of the boro...

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM - Where: Manhasset Public Library | 30 Onderdonk Avenue | Manhasset, NY 11030 - This event is free. Advance registration required. Join Long Island Network NOIAW members and friends as New York Times bestselling author Helene Stapinski reads from Murder in Matera: a True Story of Passion, Family, and...

Go through the archives and pull out any Planning Board or Town Board agenda from the past two decades and chances are you’ll see Al Capellini’s name on it somewhere. Capellini, a former Yorktown supervisor, bowed out of politics nearly four decades ago but remained a presence at town hall, representing many high-profile developments over the years...

Catherine P. DiMino, of Niagara Falls, wife of a founder of Tops Friendly Markets and active in community affairs, died April 10 in Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Lewiston. She was 91. Born in Washington, Pa., the former Catherine Colosi came to Niagara Falls with her father in 1943. Working for Nabisco’s Shredded Wheat plant, she was noted for the par...

New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street’s bronze “Charging Bull” to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange. And the bull, a longtime fixture and tourist attraction at the foot of Broadway, may wind up following in her footsteps. Mayor Bi...

Standing O is toasting Joseph Caggiano, an Italian immigrant who truly made his neighborhood great. Joseph immigrated to the United States from Caggiano, Salerno, with his parents when he was 10 years old. He pursued the American dream by working hard, attending school — he played All City Soccer on the Lafayette High School team — and serving his...

In un'Italia che emigra, in una generazione con la valigia in una mano e nell'altra la speranza di un futuro oltreconfine, c'è chi parte carico di strumenti e spartiti. Ci sono anche loro, i musicisti, tra i "cervelli in fuga" da un'Italia che sembra non avere più nulla da offrire a questi giovani pieni di talento e dalle enormi potenzialità che ha...

Un pomeriggio nel cuore di Manhattan con l’Organizzazione Nazionale delle Donne Italoamericane (NOIAW) per celebrare il loro 38esimo anniversario. Come ogni anno la festa si è tenuta al St. Regis Hotel, dove erano presenti più di 200 ospiti.  L’annuale incontro della NOIAW è molto importante per i contatti sociali o di affari con italoamericani di...

When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free - The last talk of the series is with Monica Mandelli. Monica Mandelli earned a BS and MS summa cum laude in Economics and Social Science from Milan’s Università Bocconi and an MBA, with distinction, from Harva...