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On Dec. 5, at 7pm, Cabrini University will host the U.S. premiere of Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People’s Saint at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. The film explores the culture and spirituality that shaped Mother Cabrini, the Patron Saint of Immigrants and Hospital Administrators. Honoring the centenary of her death, the special premiere includes a p...

On November 29, in a cheerful atmosphere and the beautiful setting of the restaurant Marzano in Jenkintown PA, twenty-two male and female youngsters were celebrated by their families and members of Filitalia International, and received the Filitalia International Scholarships for only members, and Filitalia Foundation Scholarships for members and n...

Il 6 dicembre 1907, 361 uomini, fra cui oltre 170 italiani, furono vittime del più grave incidente minerario occorso negli Stati Uniti e della storia dell’emigrazione italiana, verificatosi nella miniera di Monongah (West Virginia). La maggior parte degli immigrati dall’Italia proveniva dall’Abruzzo, dalla Calabria e dal Molise.  In occasione del 1...

The annual gathering of the National Italian American Foundation in celebration of Italian American heritage was held the weekend of November 4 in Washington D.C. The NIAF 42nd Anniversary Gala Weekend program consisted of a medley of events, from entertainment to education. Italian Americans from Sicily, this year’s region of honor, were particula...

Thu, December 7, 2017. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST. Trattoria Giuseppe - 4799 West Chester Pike - Newtown Square, PA 19073. Filitalia Internationalin collaboration with the Delaware County Chapter Presents: 4th Annual "La Vigilia" Feast of the Seven Fishes Filitalia International Humanitarian Committee is proud to present the 12th Annual Christmas Seals...

After leaving the US market in 1995 to focus on the European Market, Alfa Romeo is back and they have a brand new location in Roanoke, Va. Berglund Automotive has opened their new Berglund Fiat Alfa Romeo dealership at 3530 Franklin Road. The legend of Alfa Romeo started in 1910 when Cavalier Ugo Stella acquired the Italian plant of a French car ma...

Celestino Ambrosini nacque a Chieti nel febbraio 1858 (un’altra fonte colloca la sua data di nascita nel 1855). Nella sua città fece la trafila in una storica “barberia”. Successivamente, chiamato a servire l’Esercito, svolse anche in divisa il ruolo di barbiere. A 27 anni decise di emigrare per gli Stati Uniti. Giunse ad “Ellis Island” nel 1885. S...

Paint what you know.That’s what Connie Tartaglia’s art teacher preached all those years ago, when little Joey was still just walking, and she was taking a nighttime painting course while Joe Sr. was busy with the family fruit stands. So she did. The view from their Ninth Street apartment window: the crush of a crowded fruit stand in the cold, with...

The 30th Annual Gala event of Filitalia International (FI) was held at Celebrations Banquet Hall, Bensalem, PA on November 19, 2017. The evening's Master of Ceremony was Marco Circelli, Executive Director of FI, who reminded the audience that FI celebrated the 30th anniversary of its foundation this year, under the constant leadership of the Founde...

This past September, Bella Bambini Cellos opened up on Fifth Avenue in Coraopolis. With Cobblehaus Brewing Company and 180 and Tapped Brewery, Coraopolis is not only becoming a craft spirits town but a town on the resurgence. “We've had waves of new businesses opening in town and the icing on the cake has been Cobblehaus and Bella Bambini Cellos,”...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Frank Giordano, executive vice president of National Membership of NIAF, on his appointment to the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The Kennedy Center, located in Washington, D.C., is one of the most esteemed arts institutions in the n...

The 2nd International Congress on "Clinical Needs and Translational Research in Oncology," was held November 22-23, 2017 at the Centro Oncoematologico Regio Emilia (CORE), of the USL-IRCCS of Reggio Emilia, bringing together prominent oncologists from Europe and the United States. The CORE Prize for Oncology 2017 was awarded to two prestigious rese...