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The Nutley Parks and Recreation building was transformed into “little Italy” on Sunday, March 18. Rows and rows of Italian food were lined up for people to enjoy in a buffet style. The annual Taste of Italy hosted by Chair Vito Matturro and Co-Chair Melissa Matturro is the sole fundraiser for the Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day parade. Over 40 area...

Per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione la celebre Orchestra da Camera I Solisti Veneti è tornata a esibirsi a Washington DC, 16 anni dopo il concerto di inaugurazione dell’attuale sede dell’Ambasciata. Di fronte a oltre 350 ospiti riuniti nell’atrio della Sede, nove musicisti condotti dal Maestro Claudio Scimone hanno reso omaggio alla creat...

As Sunday’s 4th Annual East Passyunk Red Gravy Cook-off commenced at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, attendees heard the pleasant strains of Dean Martin’s “That’s Amore.” It was a fitting tune considering that a love for pasta’s pal – red gravy – had brought a crowd of 200 guests together.  The cook-off began with guests sampling 15 gravies, and e...

Faculty Type: Non Tenure Track Fulltime; Office/Department: Modern Languages & Literatures; Faculty Job Type: Full-time; Estimated End Date: 06/08/2019. The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at Loyola University Maryland is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Italian to teach in the department (4/4 load) and pr...

Corona D’Italia Lodge 807 held its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. April 11 at Pizza Joe’s. Officers Lois DiFrischia, Patty Regna and Mary Jane Folino served the luncheon. Regna gave the invocation. President Clemmy Sirimarco conducted the business session. Financial reports were recorded by treasurer Louise Vitullo and Sirimarco presented them. April fu...

Italian building products manufacturer TeMa Technologies & Materials srl has started construction of a 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, W.Va., where it will produce insulation and drainage products from recycled plastics. The automated plant will employ 30 and operate around-the-clock. Vittorio Veneto, Italy-based TeMa is investing abo...

Dear Friend of PI-Philly, Join us for an architectural excursion of Old City and Society Hill districts with architect designer Pablo Meninato. This event is organized in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy. Saturday, May 12th, 10am (Rain date: Saturday, June 9th). Partecipants will meet at St. Peter's Episcopal Church - 3rd and Pine...

The Italian Cultural Society of North Brunswick held its annual Festa di San Giuseppe at the Pines Manor in Edison on March 18. Guests enjoyed a celebration which included a buffet dinner, traditional sfinge for dessert, music, dancing and festivities. This year, the society bestowed its all-expenses paid scholarship for a six-week study at a unive...

Asked about Grandma pie, Cristy Lombardi, a server at Uncle Louie's Pizza in Franklin Lakes, answered with a question: "Do you know what it is?" Many people, she pointed out, don't. Lombardi herself admits she was unfamiliar with it before she began working at Uncle Louie's a little over a year ago. "I never had one. I couldn't believe how good it...

It's with tremendous saddness that the Italian American Police Society of NJ announces the untimely passing of it's Vice President Alfonse Imperiale this afternoon. Alfonse was one of the organization's foundation members serving on the Board for almost 20 years. Al leaves a legacy of service to NJ retiring as a Captain in the NJ Transit Police and...

Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 2 - 4 p.m. | 5th floor Mueller Center | Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Your chance to talk all things wine with one of the nation's leading scholars of American wine history has arrived! Purchase Tickets: $20 for the general public and $10 for History Center members (both include...

When the Atlanta Hawks let Marco Belinelli walk midway through the season, few expected him to be one of the most important players on a legitimate contender. Now the Philadelphia 76ers seem capable of making noise far into the playoffs, and Belinelli is part of the reason why. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons get a lot of the credit for Philly’s succes...