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A resolution that would recognize the second Monday in October as both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day in the City of Edmonds will be considered by the Edmonds City Council at this Tuesday night’s, Sept. 19 business meeting. The resolution was originally proposed and approved unanimously during the Sept. 6 Edmonds Diversity Commission meeti...

Sabato, 16 settembre, nel primo anniversario della commemorazione della scomparsa di oltre 100 immigranti italiani nella sciagura ferroviaria “Wreck on the Wabash” del 1901, ha avuto luogo una cerimonia religiosa in ricordo delle vittime che erano da poco erano arrivate negli Stati Uniti ed erano dirette prevalentemente nel Colorado e nella Califor...

Discussion continued last week on the landmark status of three locations in White Plains, including a Christopher Columbus statue that has recently sparked debate. During a public hearing held by the Historic Preservation Committee last Wednesday, residents voiced that the Columbus statue should receive landmark status. The statue is located in Tib...

Coming to Albuquerque the smash hit Texan Italian Cult Comedy: "Tiramisu for Two". One screening only. Included a spirited pre-film feature and live q&a with the directors. Sunday, October 8. The Hiland Theater - 4800 CENTRAL, SE. 2:00 PM Shot in Rome and Texas, Tiramisu For Two tells the story of Giorgio, a peculiar Italian man who travels from Ro...

The 91st Annual Feast of San Gennaro has kicked off in Little Italy. CBS2’s Elle McLogan got in on the action and met some of the people that make the event so special—long-time neighborhood residents and historians, cooks and restaurateurs. Among the personalities is Tony Danza, celebrity partner at Alleva Dairy, New York’s oldest cheese shop. “It...

Teaching Italian. A Symposium/Workshops for Instructional Materials. Meeting X: "Made in Italy" as a Tool for Language Learning. Friday, October 20, 2017. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. University Hall - Montclair State University - Montclair, New Jersey "Made in Italy, un percorso tra italianismi e Italian sounding" - Riccardo Giumelli, Università di Vero...

The state’s largest city will now mark the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day — joining a growing list of cities and towns to recognize native cultures on Columbus Day. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to use the date of the federal holiday as a day to honor the native peoples, including those who lived in North America lo...

Matthew Simoncini is not just the CEO of a multibillion-dollar automotive supplier. Simoncini, of Lear Corp., is at the helm of a company that contributes millions annually in support of community efforts throughout Detroit and southeastern Michigan. Raised in East English Village on the east side of Detroit, Simoncini said his upbringing shaped hi...

I came across Monte Argentario few years ago and was mesmerized.  It amazed me with its beauty and variety -- in some places rugged and others manicured, chic but discreet. Ninety kilometers south of the Pisa airport, Monte Argentario is a promontory anchored to the Tuscan mainland by two narrow sandy isthmuses called Il tombolo di Giannella and la...

Mionetto USA is proud to announce the third annual 'Pink Cork for the Cause,' in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October. The innovative charitable program, which began in 2015, aims to drive awareness and support research. The program launches September 1 and is in effect until October 31, featuring pink corks hidden in promotional bo...

DOVE sono Elmer, Herman, Bert, Tom e Charley, Il debole della volontà, la forza del braccio, il clown, il boozer, il combattente? Tutti, tutti, dormono sulla collina. You don’t recognize those famous lines from Edgar Lee Masters’ “Spoon River Anthology?” You would if you lived in Italy, where the man and his work have been studied and admired for g...

Johnston State Rep. Stephen Ucci sat at a small table inside the packed Young Pannese Society Club last Wednesday evening with a satisfied smile on his face. The Johnston native exchanged pleasantries with Msgr. Carlo Montecalvo of St. Sebastian’s in Providence and Don Mimmo Guida, the Pastor from Panni Foggia, Italy and raised his wine glass as a...