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The chief carver of Mount Rushmore who was responsible for refining the expressions on the faces of the monument's four presidents was honored Saturday with a plaque that recognizes his work. Luigi Del Bianco was an Italian immigrant and stone carver whose job included the challenging tasks of sculpting Jefferson's lips and Lincoln's life-like e...

Starting from September 12th , 2017, applicants for the visa services will be able to fill the visa request form online and print it through the new platform “E@Application”. The request form, duly signed, must be physically brought to the Visa Office on the day of your appointment - accompanied by the necessary documentation- and it will not be po...

In late August, the Los Angeles city council voted to end the city’s celebration of Columbus Day. That same week, across the continent, a furor was foaming over the fact that New York City mayor Bill de Blasio was considering taking down the iconic statue of Columbus atop a pillar in the circle near Central Park that bears his name. In response, ci...

In its 112th year, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA) officers gathered in Sarasota, Florida, to elect the leaders who will forge the future of the oldest and largest national organization for people of Italian heritage. Vera Girolami of California was elected as OSDIA’s 36th National President and sworn in on August 19.Joini...

The American has no interest in a European Super League, saying his only goal is to make the International Champions Cup as competitive as possible In the eyes of some, Charlie Stillitano is the man who wants to steal the Champions League. And he understands that characterisation. As the Chairman of Relevent Sports – which organises and promotes th...

Frank Vincent, the New Jersey-bred actor who brought iconic wise guys to life in Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas” and HBO’s “The Sopranos,” has died. He was 80. Sources told TMZ.com that Vincent died Wednesday at a hospital in New Jersey. “He had been ill for a few months now,” actor and friend Peter Dobson told the Daily News. “From what I understan...

Il nuovo ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti in Italia Lewis Eisenberg arriverà a Roma a inizio ottobre. Lo ha annunciato l'incaricato d'affari della ambasciata di via Veneto, Kelly C. Degnan, al ricevimento questa sera a Roma per presentare alla stampa il nuovo portavoce dell'ambasciata americana a Roma, Lilian De Valcourt-Ayala.

Abbiamo più volte sottolineato l’importanza del mercato USA per l’export tricolore non solo per i numeri record fatti registrare nel 2016, ma soprattutto per le enormi potenzialità che questo offre e alla crescente richiesta di Made in Italy negli Stati meno battuti dalle aziende nostrane. Basti pensare che soltanto in ambito agroalimentare l’Itali...

America’s artisan-pizza movement might not have happened if it weren’t for Chris Bianco. In the beginning, he was just a kid from an Italian-American family in New York. He started crafting his thin-crust wonders in a Phoenix grocery store in 1988. Eventually, his Pizzeria Bianco became a pie mecca, and in 2003, he won a James Beard Award for Best...

Hurricane Irma was the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded outside the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It has forced the evacuation of 6.3 million Floridians, has left nearly 6 million homes and businesses without power, and has caused billions of dollars in damages—many of those affected are our own OSDIA brothers and sisters. “...

Confederate general Robert E. Lee has been a clear target of protesters who want to take down monuments linked to America’s history of white supremacy. Christopher Columbus has a more ambiguous legacy. How do we assess the contributions of — and memorials to — people who did great things, but terrible ones, too? Is there a difference between famous...

Birra Moretti, Italy’s classic beer made in the traditional way since 1859, is teaming up with Bocce, the country’s beloved pastime, to encourage LDA+ consumers to come together and enjoy these two great Italian classics with friends, family and fellow patrons at their favorite local bar, at home or at other outdoor social gatherings this fall. “Bo...