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Italian pop tenor and crossover artist Andrea Bocelli has scheduled a Dec. 8 concert at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.This will be Bocelli's first Pittsburgh appearance in 20 years. The four-time Grammy nominee will make stops in seven U.S. cities following the release of a new project. Other cities on the tour include Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, P...

Corona D’Italia Lodge 807 held it’s monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Feb. 14 at Pizza Joe’s. All in attendance participated in the Valentine lunch served by Pudue LaCava, Lois DiFrischia and Margaret Cancelli. President Clemmy Sirimarco welcomed all. Trustee Patricia Regna presented the invocation. Orator Valerie Valentino presented heart-shaped boxes of...

More than 60 years after fighting in his second war, Sgt. Major George Belloni Sr. spent the last couple of decades of his life enjoying retirement in Fairmont. Belloni, not one to just sit around, continued working with other veterans, eventually meeting local historian Kip Price, his new best friend. “He was a very caring person, a very loving pe...

Four-star chef Anthony Bucco will cook a 5-course dinner on April 5 at acclaimed chef Robbie Felice's contemporary Italian restaurant Viaggio in Wayne. Bucco has wowed critics and diners alike for his cooking at legendary New Jersey restaurants the Ryland Inn and Restaurant Latour. The inspiration for each dish at the special dinner, according to F...

Al giornalista Rocco Colombo l’onorificenza di Journalist of the year 2018 “Per il servizio svolto al servizio della comunità campana in America in qualità di direttore editoriale di Ondanews.” La cerimonia si è svolta ieri, in occasione della “Festa dei campani nel mondo” nello Stato del New Jersey, alla presenza dei presidenti delle Associazioni...

Gianluigi Dellaccio, 43, is chef and president at Dolci Gelati, with locations in Shaw, Old Town Alexandria and Takoma Park. The gelato is also for sale at Nationals Park and in local Whole Foods Markets. He lives in Brightwood. You’ve just been appointed gelato ambassador to the United States. Mr. Ambassador, what are the biggest issues in gelato-...

Rep. Bill Pascrell toured the U.S. headquarters of Italian eyewear manufacturer Safilo today, touting manufacturing in the state's Ninth Congressional District. The company, which was originally founded in 1878, produces 30,000 styles of glasses, has 12,000 employees in the United States and invented the mass production of eyewear, an executive sai...

We must not lose Italian in Montclair High School! Sign this petition to tell Montclair Public Schools to keep Italian language and culture in our schools. A recent report by a World Languages consultant to the Montclair Schools recommended "decreasing the number of sections in these [Latin, Italian, German] languages at the least or eliminating La...

TeMa North America will build its first American manufacturing facility in West Virginia. Although TeMa has existing sales offices in the United States, the West Virginia plant will be the company’s first manufacturing operation in this country. The Italian parent company, TeMa Group, is a European leader in the insulation, drainage and geotechnica...

“The Sopranos” is getting the big-screen treatment. New Line is developing a movie prequel, currently titled “The Many Saints of Newark,” penned by David Chase. Chase, who created the hit HBO series, wrote the screenplay with fellow “Sopranos” scribe Lawrence Konner. Some fan-favorite characters from “The Sopranos” are expected to appear in the fil...

Al Venetian Restaurant di Garfield, in New Jersey, 400 persone hanno partecipato all'iniziativa organizzata dall'Inter Club Facchetti. Un'altra occasione, con la presenza di Christian Chivu in rappresentanza di Inter Forever e di Inigo Lambertini (Ambasciatore italiano alle Nazioni Unite e grande tifoso interista), per passare una serata all'insegn...

Some chefs dream of winning the Bocuse d’Or or getting a four-star review. Mike Isabella once told us his aspiration was to become “the next Wolfgang Puck.” So perhaps it’s no surprise the New Jersey native wasn’t cowed by the idea of a project that would make many chefs’ heads spin (or their seasonality-obsessed souls shudder): a 41,000-square-foo...