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Joe Jordano, who is entering his 21st season at Pitt's baseball coach, is scheduled to reach a milestone when he coaches his 1,500th game, including time spent as coach at Merychurst, April 29 at Cost Field against LIU Brooklyn. Barring postponements, of course. Senior outfielder Frank Maldonado, who was the team's second-leading hitter last season...

One of the oldest restaurants in Cheney, Lenny’s has served traditional Italian cuisine for over 20 years. The restaurant’s menu is massive, with over 50 entrées alone. Entrées range from pastas and eggplant parmesan to stuffed cod. According to owner and chef John Maticchio, the large menu is intentional. “The menu is big, but I give lots of choic...

Riccardo Muti thinks about how an afterlife meeting with Giuseppe Verdi would go after spending decades fighting to perform the works of Italy’s greatest composer exactly as written. “My questions to Verdi would be if I did right,” the 76-year-old conductor said. “And if he says that I was wrong, then I will die for a second time.” During a career...

Leonard F. Amari and John G. Locallo — partners in the Law Offices of Amari & Locallo — have been selected by their peers as Leading Lawyers in the category of Real Estate Law and Real Estate Taxes. Fellow partner Joseph F. Locallo III and associates Vesna Marusic and Vincent Oppedisano have been selected as Emerging Lawyers. The distinctions are e...

Joe "Pepe" Daniele said he was 8 or 9 years old when he started making Italian sausage with his late grandmother Catherine. He combined that family tradition with mentorship by the late butcher John Manderino to open Pepino's Italian Restaurant a year after graduating from Purdue University Calumet in Hammond with a management degree. "We still hav...

Nato in Sicilia Carlo Mignano vive a New York dal 1962. Dopo essersi diplomato da un liceo nel Queens ha prestato servizio nella Guardia Costiera USA per un periodo di quattro anni. Dopo il suo congedo è andato a studiare a Parigi ottenendo un Diploma in Lingua e Cultura Francese. Ha poi frequentato il CUNY Hunter College e l’Università di New York...

Army Pvt. Paul Bongiorno landed in Sicily from Tunisia in July 1943 in the first wave of an historic Allied invasion that helped reverse the course of World War II by providing the Allies a gateway to the Italian mainland and then to Europe's interior. "I took part of the invasion of your native land, Ma and Pa,” Bongiorno wrote on July 15 in a let...

There are plenty of Italian cuisine options in New York. In fact, there’s a whole neighborhood dedicated to Southern European fare. All along Mulberry and Mott streets, restaurants are known for cooking by-the-book Italian staples. Massoni though, the self-proclaimed “Italian-ish” eatery in NoMad, breaks away from the traditional with an Italian-ce...

The Cammaratas were coming over, and we were nervous. We wanted them to feel at home. After all, our new home in South Philadelphia had been theirs for nearly 70 years. I’d mentioned their mother, Antonette, in a column I wrote about the house, back when my wife and dog and I moved in last May. The old-time neighbors still talked about Antonette’s...

The turnover of the Italian mineral water market amounted to €2.8 billion in 2016, representing 1% growth compared to the previous year. According to data from the Bevitalia 2017-2018 Yearbook, there were a total of 135 bottling companies operating in Italy last year, producing 255 mineral water brands. Total production amounted to 14 billion litre...

The Little Italy Association, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center are proud to partner with the San Diego Padres for the 2018 Italian Heritage Night on Thursday, May 31. Come celebrate with us for an evening of special guests and programming. Purchase your ticket today to have a chance to receive a limited edition, commemorative San Diego Padr...

Every morning, when I choose which jacket I will wear to work, I think of my grandfather. Although he passed away 12 years ago, I still use every day the very beautiful and elegant garments that he passed down to me. All of them are ´Made in Italy.´ As IESE’s professor of business ethics, I cannot find a better example of environmental sustainabili...