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Giovanni Travisanutto’s mosaic career began when he was an 11-year-old boy standing on a step stool to reach the workbench at the mosaic school in Spilimbergo, Italy, and ended with him once again reaching new heights as he stood on top of scaffolding about 150 feet in the air, helping to install the mosaic section that would complete both his care...

Peer closely at the row of glossy bar stools at Palizzi Social Club, the Eater Award-winningmembers-only restaurant tucked away in a South Philly rowhome, and you might notice a taped-up rip or two. But owner Joey Baldino has no intention of replacing them. He’s keeping up a tradition, which includes the normal wear and tear of a spot that’s been f...

Amid a sea of supporters from Washington, D.C. to Trenton, from Newark City Hall to the outer reaches of West Essex, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo formally announced his re-election campaign in Newark on Monday morning at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park. DiVincenzo, a Newark native who now lives in Roseland, is seeking his fifth term...

Some people say that business and family should never mix. The owners of this Bradley Beach restaurant, which opened in March, disagree. The eatery, in the space previously occupied by Bella Sogno, is owned by Lana Graziano, her son Anthony Zancocchio, and her mother, Veronica Graziano. Lana's son John Zancocchio is the chef and her daughter, Sonni...

An event that’s been held in Fairmont for going over a decade is expected to again bring thousands to the town. The Feast of the Seven Fishes is going on it’s twelfth year now in Fairmont and is considered a holiday homecoming. The all day festival includes food and wine, along with local artisans selling products in the middle of town.

When:Wednesday, December 13, 2017 From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW , Washington, DC 20008 The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute cordially invite you to the closing Conference of the celebrations dedicated to Enrico Fermi and held in Washington DC. Dr. Enrico Flamini, Chief Scientist at t...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) mourns the passing of Leandro Rizzuto, founder and chief executive officer of Conair Corporation and former NIAF board member. “On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation Board of Directors, we are deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Rizzuto, who was a longtime leader of the Italian Ameri...

When: Tue, December 19, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Where: Philadelphia Ethical Society - Auditorium, 1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 PI-Philly in partnership with Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia: FRANCESCO CAFISO DUO Italian jazz musician and alto saxophone virtuoso performs a selection from his repertoire exclusivel...

With 15 WPIAL football championships and 11 boys basketball titles, Aliquippa High School is known as a two-sport school. But Natalino Palombo represented a different era. As a senior in 1946, he helped lead the Quips to their second — and last — WPIAL championship as an infielder. It preceded a long and fruitful career as both a baseball player an...

Dott.ssa Veronesi, dal dicembre 2014 lei riveste l’incarico di Executive Director dell’Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation. Può descrivere l’attività di ISSNAF e i suoi compiti alla guida della fondazione? ISSNAF è stata fondata nel 2008 ed è un’organizzazione non profit, la cui missione è quella di promuovere la cooperazion...

Scarlatti in New Jersey. December 10 @ 7:30 pm. Washington’s Headquarters Museum - 30 Washington Place - Morristown, NJ. Admission Free. Dr. Jude Pfister, Chief of Cultural Resources at Washington’s Headquarters Museum – part of Morristown National Historical Park in Morristown, New Jersey – discovered within the Lloyd W. Smith manuscript collectio...

The Becton faculty and staff is continually being recognized with many outstanding rewards, the latest one being for the high school’s very own Italian teacher, Mrs. Bonanno. Although it is only her second year teaching at Becton, Mrs. Bonanno completed the process of applying for a grant for $4,500 through the IACE (Italian American Committee on E...