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The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey was proud to present a check to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics for $20,000 to once again be a Platinum Sponsor .   Pictured below is Financial VP Joseph Simonetti, President William Schievella, Executive Director Vincent Nardone, Torch Run Director Robert Belfiore and Trus...

Saturday and Sunday, November 15th-16th, 9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at Casa Italiana, 595 1/2 3rd street NW Annual Holiday Market selling handmade art, fashion, jewelry, homemade sweets and more...Exclusively made by Italian women (Le D.I.V.E, Donne Italiane che Vivono all'Estero). Read more information at http://www.italianculturalsociety.org/ital...

Bello Pranzo Pizza & Pasta will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m.. The restaurant is located at 1600 Village Market Blvd. SE, Suite 132.Mayor Kristen Umstattd will officiate the event. Mainly a pizzeria, Bello Pranzo's menu features hand-tossed New York-style pizza, salads, appetizers, subs...

By Terrence T. McDonald   Anthony Cucci, the former mayor, Downtown councilman and decorated war hero, died today at Jersey City Medical Center. He was 92. Cucci, known to everyone as "Tony," was big-hearted and modest, "the people's mayor," according to Lou Manzo, a former state assemblyman who worked in the Cucci administration. &nbs...

by Anna Spiegel   Ideally every neighborhood would have a cozy spot for sipping limoncello outside in summer, and cozying up by the fire with a bowl of pasta come winter. Now that's a reality in Woodley Park with the opening of Bar Civita.   The 80-seat restaurant from former Liberty Tavern head chef Liam LaCivita takes over the space...

The La Famiglia Scholarship Committee of the Little Italy Lodge is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2015 competition. This program is a benefit for children and grandchildren of Lodge members in good standing. $5,000 Guy Matricciani Senior Scholarship awarded to Elizabeth Giudice, a junior at Stevenson University. (Lodge member spons...

September 16, 2015 - Wednesday 9:45 AMCorner of 9th & South Streets - 9th Street & South Street - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Join MOIMA on a Walking Tour of the Italian Market Lace up your walking shoes and join MOIMA and Urban Adventures in a guided tour that will take us through the Italian Market, showcasing the influence...

by Jacob P. Perry   A longtime township resident was honored by the Township Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 26, for having been named 2015 "Woman of the Year" by the Center for Italian & Italian American Culture. The recipient, Janice Mariana Fields of Darren Drive, has lived in town for 24 years and served in numerous community an...

C'è un varesino a Washington che vola sull'acqua, e in pochi mesi ha imparato a mettere in riga (sportivamente parlando) anche gli americani. Andrea Bolognesi, 22enne di Cuveglio, è andato dall'altra parte dell'Oceano Atlantico per proseguire gli studi e non smettere di coltivare il sogno sportivo fatto di lunghi allenamenti in piscina ma anche di...

Daniela Useli joined the ranks of Baltimore's family-owned Italian restaurants in 2011 when she opened tiny Daniela Pasta & Pastries in the heart of Hampden. She brought a Sardinian twist to town, adding her own touches to pasta dishes such as ravioli and lasagna, and to sweet treats like tiramisu and sugar-sprinkled palmier cookies — reci...

As the illustration at right so ably captures, what Christopher Columbus began 524 years ago, Italian Americans continue to this day.   Just as the seafaring explorer set out for the undiscovered country in a quest for knowledge, commerce and the promise of a better future for those he represented on his quest, so, too, do our political lead...

Sarà presto negli Usa la Redazione di Umdi UN MONDO D'ITALIANI, uno dei pochi giornali quotidiani al mondo dedicati agli italiani ovunque, dedicati agli italiani ovunque, diretto da Mina Cappussi, pronto a seguire gli eventi di Filitalia International, il Gran Galà, gli incontri con gli imprenditori italo-americani e con coloro che potrebbero ess...