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It is safe to say that Nico Ferrari will not be visiting any Olive Gardens during his stay in America. But other than missing the pasta from his native Italy, the senior exchange student is loving his time in the United States – and his new school is embracing him right back. In addition to forming an immediate bond with his teammates on the Glouce...

A company that helped to spawn New Castle’s self-proclaimed status as Fireworks Capital of America is leaving town in February. Zambelli Fireworks International will move its corporate offices from 20 S. Mercer St. to the Thornhill Industrial Park in Cranberry Township, Butler County. The reason, according to human resources manager Sandy McStay, i...

It's not much of a stretch to say that basketball was a defining force in Barry Schiavo's life. In the late 1940s, he was a point guard for the Irwin High School basketball team that won a state championship. A lifelong hoops fan, Schiavo in recent years was not one to miss a great-grandchild taking the court. “Just a couple weeks ago, he was at my...

Upon entering Galati’s Barber Shop, you can’t help but feel the warm, comfortable, familiar atmosphere. This particular morning, sitting in the middle seat of three barber chairs was a young dad with his son seated on his lap. Patrick Carlson, Carmine Galati’s nephew, was cutting the lad’s hair while having a good chat with the boy’s father. Carmen...

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 7:00pm. Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Building, 231 South 34th Street, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. SEEING MORE IN THE WORK OF ART: A Celebration of Christine Poggi Dr. Christine Poggi, Professor Emerita in the History of Art Department, became the Judy and Michael Steinhardt Directo...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera holds open auditions for singers during January to perform with the Verismo Opera Chorus.  Artistic Director Lucine Amara announces professional, amateur, and retired male and female singers may audition. Auditions take place on Wednesdays, January 17, 24, and 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The auditions...

For 30 years, brothers Cesar, Jimmy, and Tony Rivas have operated Villa Rosa, their Haddonfield pizzeria, at 1 Kings Highway. This month, the family prepares to move those operations up the block, to 51 Kings Highway, the former site of Italian eatery Casa Bella Trattoria. Although the address will change, the building is well-known to the Rivases,...

On what had to be the coldest night of the year, the Knights and Dames of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George gathered at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in the Ironbound neighborhood of Newark, New Jersey Saturday evening for the annual memorial Mass to our late beloved Grand Master, HM Francesco II di Borbone, the last King of t...

When Pascal, of Cranford, and co-owner Francis Schott of Jersey City built their first restaurant, Stage Left, in 1992 after years of working in local eateries, they frequented New York City restaurant auctions, including some in Brooklyn, to outfit their new steak restaurant since they were “as poor as can be,” Pascal said.. “If I’m in Brooklyn, m...

Sylvester Stallone gave himself a very personal gift this Christmas. The 71-year-old Rocky actor, sources told TMZ, plunked down more than $400,000 for a statue of his iconic cinematic character, Rocky. The statue - which stands at nine-feet-tall and weighs 1,800 pounds - was a backup produced for the 1982 installment in the boxing anthology, Rocky...

Fields of Experience and Interest: Art Management, Fine Arts, Italian and American Studies, Communication Art and Technology, Literature and Culture, International Relations and Business a plus. The candidate should have an interest in AIFIC’s mission. We are seeking motivated and responsible interns hoping to gain experience working with a nonprof...

The owner of a popular Brandywine Hundred eatery has opened a new Italian restaurant in Pike Creek. Café Pomodoro Cucina Italiana at 5337 Limestone Road has taken over the space in the Shops at Limestone Hills that had previously been the home of BellaVista Trattoria & Pizzeria and, more recently, Pike Creek Pizza. The new chef/owner is longtime De...