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Sons of Italy Chapter 2561 sponsored a fundraiser for Par-Troy Wrestling Club.  The fundraiser was held at Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 5, 180 Old Bloomfield Road on Saturday, February 25. Included with the pasta dinner, cooked by the Sons of Italy members, are homemade meatballs, bread, salad and dessert. The Sons of Italy and Par-Troy Wrest...

March 21, 4:30 pm Synergies between Business and Education: Meeting with New Jersey Based Italian Companies. Meeting with representatives of Italian companies based in New Jersey. Organized by the Inserra Chair and the Italian Program at Montclair State University, in collaboration with and under the patronage of the Italian Trade Commission and Ch...

As we have come to know many brilliant young Italians in the Washington, DC metropolitan area working at NIH, NASA, NIST or one of the local universities, we have come to realize some of the difficulties they have faced in their careers. To air these issues, the March ICS social meeting will host a panel discussion featuring some of these young sci...

Join NIAF for our St. Joseph’s Table Open House, Thursday, March 16, from 5 to 7 p.m., at NIAF Headquarters, at the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Building, 1860 19th St. NW, Washington, D.C. Bring a non-perishable food item that will benefit Holy Rosary’s Lenten Food Drive and enjoy fresh zeppole! Free and open to the public. Contact Gabriella Mileti...

According to Lonnie Soury, who represents the RBH Group, the company is finalizing a transaction with Aldo Sartore of ITA Concepts, who is "the co-founder of the Eataly vision", "to locate a 10,000 square foot 'first-of-its-kind' Italian-inspired fresh food marketplace in Teachers Village".However, although the Newark Community Economic Development...

The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture is offering three Peter Cocoziello, Sr. scholarships this year, each in the amount of $3000. The Center administers the scholarship monies annually. The Peter Cocoziello Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 by Mr. Peter Cocoziello, Sr. to be awarded to a deserving high school senior of Italian o...

The inauguration of the Italian Language Program at William M. Meredith Elementary school was held this past February 24th, at the presence of the Hon. Andrea Canepari, Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Dr. William Hite, Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, Councilman Mark Squilla and some of the members of the Board of “Il...

Several years ago, the Lock Haven Sons of Italy lodge erected a flag pole in honor of James “Jim” Sementelli, a veteran and member of the Sons who lost his life 13 years ago in a brutal murder. The flag pole was erected and remained unassailed in front of the Immaculate Conception Church across the street from the Lock Haven Catholic School until...

Chess aficionados will get the chance to meet and challenge Grandmaster Fabiano Luiqi Caruana on Saturday during a free lecture and accompanying simultaneous exhibition at Ocean County College. Caruana, 24, is an Italian-American chess grandmasterand former chess prodigy. He is the current United States champion and ranked No. 2 in the world behind...

Morris Museum - 6 Normandy Heights Road - Morristown, NJ. March 12 – June 18, 2017 Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance showcases works from the past fifteen years by this world-renowned glass master. Curated with objects from private and the artist’s own collections, the show features Tagliapietra’s blown glass vessels, graceful aeria...

Sunday, March 5, 5:00 pm - Dorothea's House, 120 John Street, Princeton, NJ, 08542 L’Infiorata, a Show of Flowers: The Infiorata carpets of flowers created for the feast of Corpus Domini throughout Italy, are ephemeral creations experienced for only one day of the year. In her presentation, artist Maria G. Pisano will showcase the participants’ pre...

Landmark restaurant Spirito's made MSN's national listing of the top Italian eateries, ranked as 18 out of 50. As described on MSN, “If you’re from a certain part of northern New Jersey, there’s about a 100 percent chance that you’ve heard of Spirito’s, and an equally good chance that you’ve been there.” Established in 1932, the still family run re...