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Former longtime Dover Attorney Alfred (Fred) Catalfo, Jr. has written and published his autobiography, "Undefeated: Scored On Once." The book is available on Amazon (www.amazon.com). It is described as a story which outlines the many highs and lows in his life and how he has remained fearless, determined and undeterred by his critics.  ...

by Marc DiPaolo   Unlike the Punisher, who kills plenty of non-Italians, but who reserves a special hatred for his own people, the Irish-American vigilantes Connor and Murphy MacManus featured in The Boondock Saints (1999) are functionally protectors of the Irish-American community in Boston.   After hearing a sermon during Sunday mas...

Fuga od opportunità? Quando le cronache ci parlano di giovani che espatriano per lavoro molti si chiedono perché lo fanno. Se ne vanno dopo aver bussato a mille porte senza ricevere un'offerta di lavoro decente o emigrano per cogliere al volo opportunità che promettono brillanti carriere?   Purtroppo quando si va a fare il confronto tra prop...

Cittadinanza, risorse per gli italiani all'estero, finanziamento dei capitoli di spesa su lingua e cultura italiana, situazione politica e prospettive future della rappresentanza. Sono questi alcuni degli argomenti trattati dal senatore Renato Turano (PD) nel corso degli incontri con la comunità italiana tenuti nei giorni scorsi in Florida e nel Ne...

by Dr. Emanuele A. Alfano   The history of anti-Italian American bias manifests a blatant bigotry for the past 100 years. Long before the entertainment media chose Italian Americans as whipping boys the American press maligned them in news reports, columns and in cartoons. With the advent of movies, radio and TV programming the incidence of...

by Matthew Rocco   Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) is launching a new program that provides free college tuition for dealership employees, as the automaker looks to combat high turnover in the industry.   Employees of participating Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Fiat dealerships in the U.S. can earn a "no-cost, no-debt" degree from S...

By Salvatore Buttaci   Who has not heard the classic cop-out, "I would if I could, but I can't, so I won't"? That old "Shoulda, coulda, woulda." So many wondrous events would occur if fewer folks wielded "would" as a weapon instead of "will." The former is built on conditions; the latter on volitions. "Would" tries to excuse the speaker...

By Erin Strecker   Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will go cheek to cheek once again. In a new interview, Bennett shared that he and Lady Gaga, who is currently hard at work on her upcoming solo album, plan to release another album together, this time of Cole Porter classics.   "It's going to be all Cole Porter songs," Bennett told Vu...

Twenty-four university students who reside in the Tri-State area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships.   Seventeen students in New York include: Tzintzun Aguilar Izzo of Colton;Thomas Alia and Joseph Bronzo of Staten Island; Alessandra Angelino ofKatonah; Nina Angileri of Middletown; Alice Bongiorno of East...

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) aumenta ulteriormente la propria offerta per i passeggeri che voleranno fra l'Italia e gli Stati Uniti la prossima estate.   Fra maggio e giugno 2015, il vettore statunitense riprenderà ad operare numerosi collegamenti stagionali per soddisfare la crescita della domanda di voli da e per l'Italia durante il periodo...

Barilla America is excited to announce today the celebration of its 20th year of business in the United States. With an unwavering commitment to quality, Barilla has simultaneously innovated and conceptualized new product ideas and offerings over the past two decades. Drawing from the immense success of its bread and pasta businesses in Europe, Bar...

Are you celebrating Columbus Day on Monday? Inhabitants of US cities from Santa Cruz, Calif., to Belfast, Maine, will instead observe Indigenous Peoples' Day next week. On Wednesday, as Phoenix, Ariz., became the largest city to make the switch, Bostonians rallied outside City Hall to press for a similar change.   Advocates say that the...