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Take a tour of Italy with local flair at the 10th annual Festa Italiana presented by the Sons & Daughters of Italy Buona Fortuna Lodge Pensacola. Come join us Friday October 19th and 20th from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Located at St. Joseph Catholic Church 140 West Government Street in beautiful downtown Pensacola.  There will be wonderful locally pr...

Trinity Episcopal Church on Ford Avenue was without a rector for 16 months, but the church's long wait for a pastor has ended with the arrival of the Rev. David Carletta, who took over the duties earlier this month. His first Sunday as rector was Oct. 6. Carletta, 51, a Rochester, New York, native, was most recently the associate rector at an Epis...

Gov. Roy Cooper (D) proclaimed the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day, the day that the federal government has designated as Columbus Day. While the move, whether it’s done by states or cities, such as Asheville, is intended to commemorate the contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans, it does draw some controversy among thos...

CCI-NC had a very busy September and we are thankful for all the support shown during the visit of the Honorable Pier Forlano, Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia. On September 18th, we were in Raleigh for the 3rd Round Table on Italian Technology & Italian FDI in North Carolina. The evening started off with a lovely reception, where business l...

Friday October 12 2018, from 17:30 to 19:30 EDT. The People's Market at Dilworth, 1315 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC. Join CCI-NC in our monthly "Aperitivo con Amici". This is a casual meet and greet opportunity facilitated by CCI-NC to foster friendships in the Italian community. Held the second Friday of every month, this event in Charlotte, NC is ope...

Alamance County performers will headline the first-ever Festa Italiana from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday on Tucker Street in downtown Raleigh. Larry Vellani, of Mebane, will serve as master of ceremonies and his band, Mebanesville, will perform. Tenor Charles “Chuck” Beard will perform a selection of Neapolitan classics and Dr. Charles Hogan will accom...

Somewhere along the way, we became a throwaway society, making decisions based on convenience and short-term benefits. Today, when the toaster, electric razor, blender or vacuum breaks, we toss it out and buy a new one. Richard Ferretti, Sr., saw firsthand these changes coming. The small appliance repairman and longtime owner of Hoppe’s Authorized...

Come pig out on authentic Italian food and help us save the tatas! Jacksonville's Italian American Club is cooking up everything from giant meatballs to chicken parmesan to Italian sweets for its annual Festa Italiana. The event is Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 7 from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on 2838 Westberry Road. That's...

Un gemellaggio che va oltre l’aspetto culturale e che punta a costruire una rete fra istituti scolastici, in particolare le superiori, imprese, associazioni di categorie. Le due città, geograficamente lontanissime, da un anno si ritrovano più vicine grazie ad un progetto di collaborazione fortemente voluto dal consigliere comunale e vice presidente...

Community members are remembering Dr. Bernardo "Bernie" Carducci as a beloved friend, colleague and professor. Carducci, 66, died Saturday, Sept. 22. He taught psychology at Indiana University Southeast for 37 years, and he was the founder and director of the IUS Shyness Research Institute. His research on shyness gave him international recognition...

Lovers of Italian music, fashion, cuisine and history will gather for the sixth annual Summerville Italian Feast on Sept. 30 in downtown Summerville to celebrate Italian American heritage month. Event Director Jay Lombardo said the feast has grown every year since it began and he anticipates this year to be the most popular. “We started off really...

Si e' svolto ad Orlando capitale di Disney World, l'incontro tra il Presidente del CTIM e cons.del CGIE Vincenzo Arcobelli, con i Rappresentanti dell'Associazione Italiana (INCF) Italy North Central Florida. Si e' discusso sia di tematiche generali riguardanti gli Italiani all'estero, che nella specificita' degli Italiani residenti in Florida ed in...