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L’Associazione Culturale ‘Ambasciatori della fame’, già da tempo, si interessa di restituire all’Italia la memoria dei suoi figli emigrati all’estero. In particolare, nella fase iniziale, maggior attenzione è stata destinata all’Abruzzo, al Molise, alla Puglia e alla Calabria. “Ma non sarebbe stato giusto dimenticare – spiega Geremia Mancini – pres...

Fresh Italian cheeses, such as mozzarella di bufala, fior di latte and ricotta, are best eaten as soon as they are made, when they taste utterly pure, sweet and milky. Or at least that’s the wished for, if seldom experienced, ideal. In a village in southern Italy, I visited a family-run cheese shop. Every morning, a variety of fresh cheeses are pro...

Not only the voice of an angel, but a pretty mean cook too! We’re bringing you Frank Sinatra’s Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe and the story to go with it!  Frank Sinatra’s music is timeless and his fans cross several generational lines.  Most probably know that while he was born and raised in Hoboken, his family was 100%, all the way Italian. What...

The Sons of Italy Foundation-- the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the oldest and largest organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States-- will celebrate their 29th annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala at Washington, D.C.’s Omni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, May 25 from 6p...

The Italian company Cama Group is the winner of the Best Future Machine Award 2017, aimed at rewarding the highest levels of innovation in the packaging industry. The competition has been launched by the American company Rockwell Automation, which is the world’s largest provider of industrial automation and information products, with over 22,000 em...

It’s been 12 months since the official start the project on ‘the many meanings of Mina’ and since the first phase research trip to Rome to collect resources from magazines and TV programmes about Mina’s star image in the 1960s and 1970s. Although I started researching Mina way back in 2010, I’ve been able to concentrate on her more completely over...

Former big league umpire Steve Palermo, whose accomplished career ended when he was shot trying to break up a robbery in 1991, has died. He was 67. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Palermo had died, without providing details. Palermo, who lived in the Kansas City area, had been in poor health. Palermo broke into the majors late in the 19...

Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been crowned Miss USA. McCullough, who represented the District of Columbia in the decades-old pageant, was born in Naples, Italy, and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She said she wants to inspire children to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology,...

Leonardo DiCaprio will star in and executive produce a movie about an NYPD detective killed in the line of duty in Italy more than 100 years ago while on an undercover mission to fight the mafia in America.  Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino, the first Italian-American of his rank in the NYPD, was also the first member of the department to be killed on dut...

Un grande racconto costruito attraverso tante e diverse storie di vite “esemplari” degli abruzzesi d’America. Si potrebbe sintetizzare così il lavoro di Generoso D’Agnese, Geremia Mancini e Dom Serafini, autori del volume Abruzzo Stars & Stripes edito da Ricerche & Redazioni di Giacinto Damiani e Barbara Marramà. Nel primo volume , “Le radici abruz...

Ora c'è un libro, una sorta di "album souvenir", come lo definisce l'autore, monsignor Giuseppe de Candia, a raccontare e ricordare a chi verrà, il primo viaggio pastorale di monsignor Domenico Cornacchia, Vescovo della Diocesi di Molfetta, Giovinazzo, Terlizzi e Ruvo di Puglia, in terra americana in occasione del 90esimo anniversario della Festa d...

Italian food has long been the most popular “ethnic” cuisine in America, but that doesn’t mean it’s not also trendy. Of this class of Trending Tables, 13 out of 33 restaurants show strong culinary influences from Italy — that’s 40 percent. That includes establishments like Vinoteca in Los Angeles, Il Posto in Denver and Trattoria Fanny in Portland,...