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Constance DelVecchio Maltese, a respected artist and wife of a long-time state senator and a long-time Middle Village resident, died on Friday. Known for her “American Women” series of paintings which went on display at the Italian American Museum in 2007, Maltese was also the beloved wife of former state Senator Serphin Maltese who served in Alban...

The best thing about this job is that week in and week out we have the opportunity to discover hidden gems in our community. This week was no exception. After what seemed like an eternity of not sitting down together for a meal, we broke bread, dipped it in olive oil and cracked some black pepper to add some spice. We found our latest eatery scroll...

Applications for NIAF scholarships are now open! Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000 and are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students. If you are Italian American or if you are studying Italian in college, apply today! Deadline is March 1, 2019. For more information, contact Julia Streisfeld, Program Manag...

Brancaccio & Associates is proud to announce that attorney Antonietta Brancaccio Balzano has been selected by the American Immigration Attorney Association (AILA) , South Florida Chapter as the leader of the Cluster Mentor Program. AILA is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration l...

Since leaving the Terlato Wines portfolio and establishing its own U.S. import arm in 2016, Miami-based Santa Margherita USA has looked to expand its business both through organic growth and portfolio additions.In January 2017, the company oversaw a major realignment of its distribution structure and partnered with new wholesalers across the U.S. m...

Sunday, December 16 | 4:00PM. Kresge Auditorium - W16, 48 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139. Tickets in advance or at the door: $25, General admission; $15 students and seniors, or pay-as-you-are-able www.cambridgechorus.org Join the Chorus for an afternoon of uplifting music with an Italian flavor as Music Director Pamela Mindell leads us in...

For Albuquerque resident Racheli Bauer, today, 77 years after the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, is an especially poignant anniversary. Her uncle, Navy radioman Petty Officer 3rd Class Dante Sylvester Tini, was one of 2,403 service members and civilians killed during the attack that led to the country’s entry into World War II. But Tini’...

Denino’s Pizzeria has brought to Manahawkin the pizza and Italian specialties that made the restaurant a landmark in Staten Island for generations. The busy McKinley Avenue location also joins others in Brick, Aberdeen and Greenwich Village. Award-winning New York-style thin crust pizza is based on an Old-World Neapolitan original recipe. Carlo Den...

Those itching for some Italian feast food can head to the Church of St. Rocco in Glen Cove, located at 18 Third St., on Saturday for its  second annual Food Truck Festival and Christmas Boutique Extravaganza from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Patrons can nosh on some of the same classic festival food found at the parish's long-running summer Feast of St. Rocco —...

On Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 6 pm, the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C. and the United States Department of State will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Italy. Since its inception in 1948, the Program has greatly contributed to fostering and strengthening relations between Italy and the United States. Today the Progr...

Rosati’s Pizza, an Illinois-based chain specializing in Chicago-style pizza, is coming to Carmel in early 2019. Franchise owner Jim Duda, of Carol Stream, Ill., attended Purdue University before opening his first restaurant, Millie’s Pancake Shoppe, in Addison, Ill. According to Duda, who often visits friends and family in Hamilton County, Carmel i...

In this piece I continue my backwards trajectory through my short list to land on a topic in the middle theme, culture and agriculture. Specifically, I focus on the extraordinary findings coming out of the Laboratorio Internazionale di Neurobiologia Vegetale (LINV), otherwise known as the International Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology, located in F...