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Dozens of southeast Kansans celebrate Italian culture with food this afternoon. "Too often what we see is our parents and our grandparents had certain traditions that maybe our younger people don't carry on. And so, by hosting these kinds of events we're able to make sure that that heritage lives on," says Linda Grilz, co-host of the Italian Exhib...

By Sara Waite   When local business owners Mike and Denise Schaefer purchased the building at 310 Main St. about a year ago, they couldn't have predicted that they'd be starting a new business venture unlike any they'd been involved in before.   The owners of Schaefer's Precision Auto Body and Frame had planned to use the spacious d...

By Tony Fioriglio Parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel learned at the 4 p.m. Mass Saturday that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia plans to close the church and merge the parish with Sacred Heart Church in Swedesburg at the end of June.   The announcement came less than 24 hours after the Facebook page for The Bridgeport Feast said that th...

The Sweet Taste of Italy's new Stillwater location is set to open in December in the Valley Ridge Mall. This new venue, situated where Fresh Fields was previously located, will be the third in the family-owned restaurant's lineup.   The Sweet Taste of Italy offers home-style Italian meals and specializes in quick-service dining featuring an...

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations will host its third annual Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 16th at Favazza's Rose of the Hill.   This evening again promises to be a memorable occasion and will include a very special menu that highlights Italian culinary traditions and Christmas specialties. Entertainment will include pe...

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Italian club AS Roma will try to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United when it takes on the best players in Major League Soccer this summer. Man U dominated MLS players in two of the league's annual all-star games, winning by a combined score of 9-2. But the top domestic league in the U.S. has never lost to another i...

Open House, Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Used Class Material Info Below Why Study with Us - Small groups, informal atmosphere and university-educated native speakers provide the ideal environment to learn a foreign language. Our instructors, born and raised in Italy, bring first-hand experience and cultural background of Italian...

The Coastal Carolina football program is losing another assistant coach to the NFL. Brock Olivo, who coached the Chanticleers' running backs and worked with the special teams units the last two years, has accepted the position of assistant special teams coordinator with the Kansas City Chiefs, he and Coastal head coach Joe Moglia confirmed thr...

Saturday night, Italian Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana finalized his first place standing in the Sinquefield Cup. Caruana established himself quickly in the tournament, working methodically through a seven-game winning streak.   This streak was halted by an 8th round draw with the Norwegian reigning world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen.  ...

Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari tweeted this morning that he knew "there was something he loved" about Iowa. What was it? Two photos of the mural outside the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa on Indianola Avenue.   Calipari, an Italian American, said he was leaving mass when he came across the art. "Sent us to the r...

Italian Film Festival - Opening Night Coordinator. The Italian Cultural Center is urgently looking for a Coordinator for the Opening Night Party of the 9th Italian Film Festival, which will take place at Saint Anthony Main February 16-20, 2017.   Details: 15-25 hour commitment / Work with Italian Film Festival Executive Director Peter S...

by Alexandra Stone   The American Italian Heritage Society opened the doors of its new 'il Palazzo' building Thursday. The building is a project 14 years in the making. The name is Italian for "palace." Speakers at the ribbon-cutting said the organization got its start in Omaha in 1980. It began as a small group of Omaha residents...