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As the school year draws to a close and many of us begin to think about summer vacation, I write to ask for your support of the Sons of Italy Foundation's (SIF) scholarship program. I'm confident that, after reading the rest of this email, you will feel compelled to help in whatever way you can.   You see, last week nearly 900 people -- many...

Argol Villanova Group, Italian leader in global integrated logistic services, completed its first strategic investment in the United States. Argol Villanova Group, through its U.S. subsidiary, Argol America, Inc., acquired an equity interest in Eagle Support Services Corporation, a security and logistic services provider based in Alabama, with ope...

by Claudia Astarita   Italy is a preferred destination by immigrants looking for new opportunities or to escape poverty in their home countries. Many of them have become entrepreneurs, and the most recent statistics reveal that over half a million commercial companies in Italy have been started by people coming from foreign countries. Moreov...

The annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Festival opens Thursday at 4 p.m. and runs through Sunday on the church grounds at 343 Via Mount Carmel, on the edge of downtown, near Choffin Career Center. About 12,000 people attended the festival last year.   As always, there will be plenty of free parking and security. A portion of the pa...

The 2013 edition of Concorso Italiano will be staged Friday, August 16th at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Monterey, California. Long a staple of the Monterey Classic Car Week, the 28th annual Concorso will again honor Italian vehicles and style with everything great from Italy including cars, fashion, food and wine.   This year's Concorso Italia...

What?! Four-and-a-half stars for Pasticceria Bruno in Dongan Hills, an Italian bakery that serves breakfast, brunch and dinner every day but Monday?   Oh, yes — indeed, the honor seems more than appropriate for a business that doles out excellent service alongside equally impressive food.   Read more   Source: http://www.s...

The American Academy in Rome (AAR) invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Academy Director.   The individual selected to fill this position will ideally have an established reputation in one of the four humanities disciplines served by the AAR (ancient studies, medieval studies, renaissance and early modern studies, and m...

Cornerstone Therapeutics announced Monday that it is being bought by an Italian pharmaceutical company, ending the Cary drug marketing firm's five-year run as a publicly traded company. The acquisition values Cornerstone at nearly $300 million, double what the company was valued at 10 months ago.   Chiesi Farmaceutici, which already owns 58...

Promuovere la candidatura di Urbino a capitale Europea della cultura 2019 e diffondere la conoscenza del suo patrimonio artistico-culturale. Con questi obiettivi la regione Marche, la citta' e la Soprintendenza di Urbino, in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York promuovono un'esposizione straordinaria della Santa Caterina d'...

Ferrari will cut production by at least 4% this year to preserve the exclusivity of its brand but still hopes to increase profits, its chairman said on Tuesday. Predicting the Italian luxury car maker will continue to flourish while the global economic outlook remains uncertain, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo said that, despite growing sales, product...

By Lori Kurtzman They decide to put her in the top-down Maserati, a gorgeous cream-colored hunk of Italian metal parked along the northwestern edge of Goodale Park. The driver pulls out a blanket, and the woman unzips her black leather boots. She climbs onto the chocolate-brown leather and sits between the two rear headrests. She can wave from th...

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) officially inducted its Class of 2013 at a celebratory dinner dance. Welcoming guests from throughout the United States were NIASHF National Spokesman and New York Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza. Piazza was joined by Chicago radio and television sports broadca...