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by Jim Barg   Four seniors and three teachers of Mount Pleasant's Westlake High School were celebrated for excellence in Italian at the annual Italian Heritage and Culture celebration held Oct. 5 at the Sons of Italy Meucci Lodge in White Plains.   The Westchester Coalition of Italian American Organizations and County Executive Rob As...

October 27, 2015 - Tuesday 7:30 PM - Mount Prospect Public Library - Meeting Room A room 154 - 10 South Emerson Street - Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056   Works by Botticelli, Leonardo, Cimabue, Titian, and Caravaggio, among others from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, represent the world's greatest collections...

Robert "Bob" and Constance "Connie" Carlo recently celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary. Bob and Connie were married on October 21, 1945 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Paterson. They met as teenagers at an Italian Feast in Paterson and were engaged two years later before Bob enlisted in the army. They were married when Bob returned from...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Angie Spitalieri      Translation by:   In 1995, a group of prominent business leaders in Cleveland held small group meetings to discuss how to best honor their Italian-American heritage, culture and traditions. This group later became the Northern Ohio Italian Ame...

Free tastings of a New Mexico grown organic balsamic vinegar will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Market Café located at 614 N. Bullard. There is a farm in Monticello, N.M., making a very special product that is now available at the Market Café, according to a news release. The Darland Company LLC makes America's only traditional-...

Good news! Camillo is back. After a hiatus of two years during which time he had closed Camillo's Cafe in the Princeton Shopping Center, Camillo Tortola has opened Camillo's Avanti. He recently purchased Avanti Restaurant at 23 West Delaware Street in Pennington, and is now ready to offer customers his traditional classic Italian cuisine in Ca...

by Tessa Boyce Buongiorno! Are you someone with Italian roots who would like to keep the tradition going in your family? Do you just love the sound of Italian names or have memories of a lovely trip there? MooseRoots collected data from the Social Security Administration, as well as Oxford University Press to find the top 25 Italian names trending...

Emilio DeGrazia is a first-generation Italian-American who grew up just this side of the "wrong side" of Detroit. On the opposite side of DeGrazia's childhood street, he described, was "a land of no return." His side led him to decent schools and prolific career as a writer of prose and poetry. On Tuesday, January 5, DeGrazia will share some of tha...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 75th issue of our online magazine, and happy new year. Starting 2016, our magazine becomes monthly. We want to be able to go on with a quality product, and this is the right choice to do that. Big news are coming, so please stay tune...

Cari Amici Italiani, il COMITES di Washington DC, assieme ad Italians in DC (IDC), vi invita ad una serata NBA, per partecipare alla partita che vedra' in campo Danilo Gallinari e i Denver Nuggets. Danilo sta andando benissimo, i Nuggets hanno appena sconfitto i Golden State Warriors in una partita in cui Gallo e' stato fondamentale! A inizio part...

di Pino Cicala   Sorpresa emozione e gioia per la visita del Presidente Mattarella che ha aperto la sua giornata a Washington unendosi alla comunita italiana per la Messa nella Parrocchia del Santo Rosario.    I parrocchiani hanno dato il benvenuto al Presidente Mattarella che era accompagnato dalla figlia, dall' Ambasciatore d'I...

by Kevin Rawlinson   The novelist and intellectual Umberto Eco has died aged 84. Eco, who was perhaps best known for his 1980 work The Name of the Rose, was one of the world's most revered literary names. The author, who had been suffering from cancer, died on Friday night. Eco was the 1992-1993 Norton professor at Harvard and taug...