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Joseph Campanella, the handsome, ever-present character actor who appeared on scores of TV shows, including The Bold Ones, Mannix, One Day at a Time and The Colbys, has died, his daughter-in-law confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 93. Campanella, who received a Tony Award nomination in 1962 for best supporting actor for his performance in A...

Domenica 3 giugno 2018 si celebra la XV Giornata Nazionale dello Sport, una grande festa aperta a tutti che si svolge ogni anno dal 2003, la prima domenica di giugno. Una giornata all’insegna di chi ama e pratica lo sport e della promozione di tutte le discipline sportive coinvolte, con eventi e manifestazioni in molti Comuni italiani e da quest’an...

Alfa Romeo has struggled to make its mark in America so far, despite adding an SUV to its lineup. Right now, the Italian automaker sells three models in the US: the 4C sports car, the Giulia sedan, and the Stelvio SUV, but the current range will soon be expanded with the introduction of two new models joining the Alfa Romeo family. Rumors have sugg...

“… and we cannot understand; all the way that God will lead us to that blessed promised land.” Thousands poured through the gates of Ellis Island, hopes high, as they left behind years of misery and poverty. Most were farmers from the southern regions of Italy where the land was rugged, harsh and unfit for farming. As they located mostly along Amer...

Gli italoamericani delle nuove generazioni, grazie alla loro mobilità sociale, si sono trasferiti in quartieri più eterogenei dove vivono americani di altre etnie. La gran parte di loro si è sposato/a con persone di altre etnie e quando il matrimonio crea dei problemi scelgono il divorzio.  Nella società odierna post-industriale, queste generazioni...

Last Sunday’s historic tour of the Italian fishing community in the late 19th and first half of the 20th century was sponsored by a group unfamiliar to this writer – the Italian American Studies Association. Founded in 1966 by a group of historians, educators, sociologists and other interested persons, the IASA focusses on “the interdisciplinary st...

Too young to join the Signal Corps, he defied his superiors and spirited a $47 camera into the teeth of battle, taking some of the most gripping photos of World War II while charting the course of his professional life. Huddled alongside his fellow infantrymen in a transport speeding across the English Channel, Private First Class Tony Vaccaro didn...

Like many Italians, I was raised to love good food and tell stories about it. Here’s one. My nonna, dad, and aunt crossed the Atlantic on a boat from Italy in 1953. Dad was four and my aunt was six. They ate well on that journey: pasta, minestrone, eggs, and bread that was crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside. When they docked in Halifax, Nov...

Crooner, charmer and fighter: Frank Sinatra died 20 years ago, leaving an indelible mark on the world. Born on December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sinatra — the son of Italian immigrants — cut his first record in 1939 and three years later was a star. Over his lifetime, the elegant and clean-cut performer produced more than 100 records and do...

What is the most beautiful love song ever written? Was it a song of passion sung by a young man to profess his unending love to his sweetheart? Or maybe a song of joy from a young woman in response to a marriage proposal? If you ask me, it was neither. Of the thousands of love-songs written throughout the years, perhaps the most beautiful, the most...

Immigrants didn't always have to be exceptional to seek a new life in America. There was a time when an eager man or woman needn't speak English or hold an advanced degree to build a future here -- and to contribute to the nation's greatness. As calls for a merit-based immigration system mount, the notion that similar rules might have barred their...

Enzo Biagi lo definì ‘uno dei pochi italiani da esportazione’. E quanto coniato dal grande giornalista per descrivere Enzo Ferrari è confermato da “Ferrari Rex – Biografia di un grande italiano del Novecento”, la monumentale quanto scorrevole opera scritta da Luca Dal Monte, già direttore della comunicazione Maserati e responsabile della comunicazi...