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As the Holiday Season approaches, I wish to extend to you and your families my best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. During this time we ponder the events of the past months, reflect upon the outcomes, and start planning future projects. In 2017 Italy has been on the forefront of the International scene, as Chair of the G7 and a M...

Emma Salzillo has enjoyed success in such sports as soccer and basketball. The daughter of Gary and Toni Ann Salzillo, Emma, who recently turned 14, has also enjoyed other sparkling successes and is now a budding beauty queen. Back on October 1, the popular Johnston High School freshman received a prestigious honor and stunning crown after winning...

You can’t beat being there. There is nothing quite like the bellow of the Olimpico as the crowd roars “Tottiiii” or the last chorus of Venditti’s ‘Roma Roma’. And don’t forget the ritual groping from the local police as you make your way through those two layers of bizarre turnstile security gates. But the fact is if you’re reading this, there’s a...

Mother Cabrini is the patron saint of immigrants. She is known for her dedication of caring for the poor, uneducated, sick, abandoned, and especially, Italian immigrants. She founded 67 institutions including orphanages, schools and hospitals, spread across the U.S. — New York, Colorado and Illinois — Central and South America. Mother Cabrini was b...

From the family gatherings in the kitchen to the kooky nicknames and Drama Queen reactions to just about everything, "Moonstruck" hits the Italian-American personality out of the park. As fans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film that brought Cher, Olympia Dukakis and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley Academy Awards and producer/director Norm...

Il successo del vino italiano all’estero dipende da diversi fattori che non riguardano esclusivamente la qualità del prodotto. Le preziose informazioni sulla percezione del prodotto all’estero sono contenute nel rapporto "External Data Intelligence Analysis", realizzato da3rdPLACE – azienda specializzata nello sviluppo della Digital Intelligence -...

I’ve hated “Saturday Night Fever” since the first time I saw it in 1977. It’s the only Hollywood movie that offends me as an Italian-American. Sure, it’s “iconic” — but that debased term is now used for every pizza joint that closed because of a rent hike. I admit that I love the pulse-pounding opening sequence where John Travolta prances under the...

For both newcomers and those who know the life and influence of Gianni Agnelli, the new HBO documentary, Agnelli, will be a welcome treat. Nick Hooker’s film, which premieres Monday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m., looks into the Italian magnate’s great impact on industrialization as the “Father of Fiat” and his playboy personal life, which spanned the 20th cen...

Our Italian ancestors observed the Christmas season as early as December 13, the Feast Day of Saint Lucy. Santa Lucia brings gifts for the children, until the arrival of “La Befana,” on the eve of the Epiphany, January 6. Today, Italian-American families still hold to the Christmas traditions of their “Genitori e Nonni,” but when it comes to exchan...

For someone once constantly told he was too small to have an NHL future, Brian Gionta is enjoying a few last laughs entering the twilight of his career. At 38, the 5-foot-7, 180-pound forward has no regrets with the decision he made last summer to put family and flag first to forego a chance at playing a 17th NHL season.

The maxi open of Mangusta 110 series has been announced as the latest American market sale for the Italian innovators, confirming just how the unrivalled features answer the demands of their devoted American client base. It is no surprise the American Buyer has looked towards Mangusta 110 as the cruising vessel answering the desires of their lifest...

Nel 1963 Raffaele Minichiello da Melito Irpino emigra, insieme alla sua famiglia, negli Stati Uniti. A diciassette anni si arruola nei Marines, resta per tredici mesi in Vietnam e viene decorato con una medaglia al valore. Ma in America "Ralph" non riuscirà ad affrancarsi dallo stereotipo dell’italiano mafioso. Gli insulti razzisti e una paga ingiu...