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The third annual Washington Italian Heritage Festival will take place from noon to 9 p.m., Sept. 29 in downtown Washington PA, with a special kickoff event the night before. This year’s festival will begin on Sept. 28, with a 5:30 p.m. spaghetti dinner at the town’s Community Pavilion on Main Street, featuring music by the Tony Janflone Jr. Duo at...

Fluvanna County High School students in grades 9-12 are eligible to embark on a school trip to Italy. Students will be able to explore Rome, Florence, Sienna, Pompeii, Sorrento, Isle of Capri and Monte Cassino. The tentative dates are scheduled for May 31 to June 10, 2019. While the cost is subject to change, students will have the opportunity to p...

Piccole medie imprese, start up, scambi commerciali nel segno della ricerca e dell’innovazione per lo sviluppo dell’industria agroalimentare e delle scienze della vita. Si è appena conclusa la missione istituzionale negli Usa, guidata dal presidente della Regione Emilia-Romagna, Stefano Bonaccini, e si può già fare un primo bilancio della serrata d...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Arlington, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. 1. The Italian Store Topping the list is The Italian Store, a family-owned Italian specialty shop...

Fiorella’s Sausage is an Italian Market staple. Luigi Fiorella left Italy and began working as a butcher in Philadelphia in 1892, he purchased a three-story structure at 817 Christian St. in 1904, and his family has lived in and sold sausages from the building ever since. But in January, Fiorella’s closed after the New Year and said in a Facebook p...

Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Italian Festival will run four nights starting Thursday September 20 at 6 p.m. and continuing to 9 p.m. Sunday September 24. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. Thursday September 20: The feast is 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with an Italian Mass at 7 p.m. On...

New Jersey is home to hundreds if not thousands of Italian restaurants, especially if you count pizza parlors. This is a genuine, authentic and original Italian restaurant. Anna is the owner, whose family came from Sicily many years ago, tries to reflect that in the menu selection. The ambiance is a unique blend of mob movie restaurant scene inside...

The modern day anti-Columbus Day furor is justified in many eyes, but is this furor justified or is it based on beliefs and incorrect information? That is the question Silvio Laccetti, retired professor of social sciences at Stevens Institute of Technology, plans to answer at the closed, annual meeting of the Hunterdon County Italian American Herit...

After just a few years of direct sales efforts, the United States has become the largest export market for Italian auxiliary equipment maker Moretto SpA."We've grown tremendously," Gene Flockerzi said, general manager of North America, in an Aug. 30 interview at Moretto USA LLC's new facility in Jackson Center in northwestern Pennsylvania. Followin...

Saturday September 15, 7-9 p.m. EDT. Price: General $20; Seniors(60+) $15; Children under 12 free. Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center - 3579 Masonic Way, Pittsburgh, PA. Buy Tickets here  The Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra will host an evening of mandolin music featuring special guest The Carlo Aonzo Trio, direct from Italy. The Orchestra will open t...

A three-block area of Belmar’s downtown district will be transformed into a pint-size “Little Italy” for the annual Feast of San Gennaro on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. But it certainly will be larger than life on Italian flavor, flair and festivities, as Belmar salutes Italian heritage during this annual celebration. Stretching...

Tito Capobianco, who created groundbreaking productions at the New York City Opera in the 1960s and ’70s, including a rare staging of Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” that made Beverly Sills a star, and went on to became a strong-willed general director at the Pittsburgh Opera, died on Saturday at his home in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla. He was 87. His deat...