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The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that Fairfield Police Chief Anthony Manna will recieve its Law Enforcement Executive of the Year Award. Chief Anthony G. Manna was born and raised in Fairfield. He is a graduate of West Essex High School and attended Caldwell College, where he graduated with a BA Degree in Crimi...

The Embassy of Italy brings more Italian language to Washington DC public schools. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) between Italy and the District of Columbia was finalized today during a ceremony hosted by the Embassy with the leadership of the DC Public Schools (DCPS) administration, including Maggie White, Deputy Chief of Inner Core, and...

From wine dinners to happy hour, Hank’s Pasta Bar has something for everyone. It is located on the north side of Old Town Alexandria, just minutes from D.C. I sat down with Massimo Giannetti, the General Manager, and Chef Thomas Palmer to discuss the overall concept for Hank’s Pasta Bar.  “We’re known for our fresh pasta and Italian dishes,” Chef T...

In the fall of 2012, I saw the promo on PBS and it looked pretty interesting.  It was for an upcoming documentary, “Paesani: Italian Culture in Northeast Pennsylvania” which would air on Saturday evening.  Being a grandson of 4 Italian immigrants, I naturally had an interest in the subject so I decided to give it a shot. The program was a joy!  It...

The Little Italy Lodge OSIA #2286 Foundation, Inc. will be awarding educational scholarships totaling $12,000 (two for $4,000; two for $2,000) for the 2019-2020 academic year. Awards assist individuals of Italian descent in furthering their education. Eligible Little Italy Lodge members, their spouses, and specific family members may apply. Applica...

Dear ICS Friends, wWe are pleased to invite you to Festa di Carnevale 2019, organized in collaboration with Le D.I.V.E. and Italians in DC. The band i-Talians will perform a fun concert, while the kids will be entertained with arts and crafts. Our little students will join the band for a special Italian song and a presentation in Italian on traditi...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ is proud to introduce it's 2019 Man of the Year. Mr. Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr., also known as Larry, serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Inserra Supermarkets, Inc. Mr. Inserra serves as Treasurer of Wakefern Food Corp. Mr. Inserra has been a Director of Lakeland Bank Inc. and Lak...

The growing arts and entertainment Station North district in Baltimore, from Maryland Institute of Art and Penn Station to North Avenue, where the Parkway Theatre, Charles Theatre, BIG (Baltimore Improve Group) and Motor House Art Hub adds the Italian inspired, locally sourced Orto Restaurant on Charles Street. The intimate space has been transform...

The offseason is officially here. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos and Ravens have a deal in place to send veteran quarterback Joe Flacco from Baltimore to Denver. The trade will become official on March 13, the first day of the 2019 league year.  The Ravens were expected to trade Flacco this offseason, but the Broncos weren’t widely...

Patrizio Buanne, an ambassador of Italian music, has a Valentine’s Day treat for audience members in the United States. The successful singer, who was born in Austria and grew up in his family’s native city of Naples, Italy, has planned a concert experience that will have significant others swaying to his crooning tunes and even dancing in the aisl...

Jacopo Gliozzi is an exemplar of the term “scholar-athlete.” Actually, “scientist-athlete” would be more accurate. Gliozzi became interested in William & Mary because of its men’s gymnastic team. He ended up mastering not only the pommel horse, but also a rigorous math-physics double major with a perfect 4.0 GPA — capped by induction into Phi Beta...

When: Wednesday, March 13th, 2019, 6:30 – 7:30 PM | Dinner 7:45 PM - Where: Via Umbria Restaurant, 1525 Wisconsin Avenue NW | Washington, DC 20007 Discover the legacies and lives of Italy’s Renaissance women as well as those of several unheralded Italian women who inspired Botticelli, Raphael, and Michelangelo and some of the greatest artwork of al...