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Peter Sebastian Cimino was a young man from Tampa who loved fishing, God and serving in the U.S. Army. Sunday, March 3, his mother and father received a visit no parent ever wants. The soldiers came to say that Cimino, 19, a private with the 173d Airborne Brigade Combat team, stationed at Caserma Ederle, in Vicenza, Italy, was found dead on base. “...

Lou Benfante went to great pains to look like Ormsby Mitchel, the Civil War general. And William Hilton, the explorer. This way, he literally stepped into history, dressed as two pillars of Hilton Head Island’s past as best as a Lehigh University history major (magna cum laude) and retired supply-chain management executive could do it. And in the p...

Miami, 31.05.2019 Il “marchio Italia” presente nel sud-est degli Stati Uniti e, in particolar modo, nella città metropolitana di Miami si caratterizza per l’azione delle aziende italiane attive in vari settori: solo per citarne alcuni, costruzioni civili, produzione di macchinari di precisione, tecnologia dell’informazione, arte classica e contempo...

A replica of the tall ship Santa Maria will be visiting Brunswick and St. Augustine in April. The replica of one of the world’s most famous sailing and discovery ships took more than a year to build in Spain’s Punta Umbría shipyards. About one hundred craftsmen, carpenters, historians, mechanics and others made up the ship’s multi-disciplinary cons...

Marriage chests from Renaissance Italy will be on display at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia from March 9 through May 26. The exhibition “Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy” is organized by Contemporanea Progetti in collaboration with the Stibbert Museum, in Florence. The curator is Martina Beccatini, curator...

A popular Pine Belt-area event returns March 16 when St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Hattiesburg hosts the 18th annual Irish-Italian Festival Saturday, March 16, featuring great food, fantastic music, fellowship, a parade, a raffle for a cash prize of $3,500, and much more.   The festival’s ‘Roll N’ Stroll’ parade is at 10:30 a.m. and the fes...

Legislators have put off deciding whether the second Monday in October needs a name change for this session. A bill that would have renamed Christopher Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day was retained in committee Tuesday, meaning it probably won’t be back this year. Communities across the country have been wrestling with whether to make the sw...

Sunday February 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m - MoDA Museum of Modern Art - 315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 - Tickets $10 a person - no advance purchase necessary! Ciancia committee and members will be attending this exhibit immediately following our reception at 1300 Northview. We welcome all our members and friends to join us! Passione Italiana: Th...

La Compagnia San Pio, guidata da Diego Ciullo, in collaborazione con alcuni club italo-americani, diretti da Jack Di Giorgio, dalla diocesi di Palm Beach e dalla Holy Family, sta portando in questi giorni negli Stati Uniti, in Florida, la prima grande mostra dedicata alla grande figura del Santo sannita, San Pio. L’evento è caratterizzato anche da...

The table was set with the delicate cups used for the special black coffee, demitasse, which was a ritual for the late afternoon for Isabel Fusco. The anisette decanter was prominently displayed on the table with biscotti and other treats. It was a pleasant day in Century Village, and I was visiting a friend of mine. There I was, sitting with Isabe...

Paul Sorvino will be presented the prestigious Pat Conroy Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th annual Beaufort International Film Festival in February. The festival dates are February 19-24, 2019 with the Red Carpet Reception and Awards Gala taking place on Sunday, February 24th at the University of South Carolina, Beaufort, Center for the Arts....

The Consulate General of Italy in Miami with the support of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast and the Italian Trade Agency  has recently published a joint report regarding the Italian presence in the south-east of the United States, with a particular emphasis on the economic and trade aspects. The jurisdiction of the Italian Consulate...