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Jan McNemar, a phlebotomist at United Hospital Center, was among the 11 women of Italian heritage honored during a Women of Distinction Luncheon in Clarksburg’s Uptown Event Center on Oct. 12. Nicky Epstein was the keynote speaker for the Progressive Women’s Association event. McNemar has worked at UHC since 1985. “We are honored to have one of our...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI) – eletta nella Circoscrizione Estero, ripartizione Nord e Centro America - è stata impegnata durante il trascorso fine settimana in una serie di incontri con la comunità italiana di Boston, che conta circa venti mila italo-americani. Nella giornata di venerdì, ha incontrato i rappresentanti di alcune delle assoc...

Saturday, November 17, 6:30 PM. Boston Jewish Film - 1001 Watertown Street, 2nd Floor - West Newton, MA 02465. MFA Remis Auditorium. Director: Valerio Ciriaci. Country: Italy. Language: Italian. Running Time: 31 min. Type of Film: Documentary. An intoxicating short documentary, chronicling a day in the life of Rome’s Jewish community. Roman Jews ha...

There is a new granite monument at Barre's Hope Cemetery not far from a string of headstones dating to October 1918 when what became known as the Spanish flu swept Vermont, killing about 1,700 people in the state in a matter of weeks and 50 million to 100 million worldwide over its nearly three-year pandemic. Among the Hope Cemetery headstones is o...

Good wine paired with good food and a mystery about tainted grappa to solve are among the ingredients for local author Gina Fava’s latest fast-paced thriller. In “Formula: Another HELL Ranger Thriller,” her Formula 1 race car champion and spy Devlin “Lucky” Lucchesi travels to a winery in Verona, Italy, to solve a modern day threat that endangers h...

More than 100 people enjoyed the annual Figli d’Italia (Order of the Sons of Italy) October dinner and party, which celebrates Columbus Day, Italian Heritage Month and Halloween. The event held Oct. 26 at the Knights of Columbus is a highlight of the year for Figli d’Italia. “It’s a Christopher Columbus masquerade ball in honor of our Italian herit...

When: Sun, November 18, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM EST - Where: Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 Ciao a tutti, It's that time of the year that all of you were waiting for...Pasta Night Competition is coming! The four Italian Student Associations existing in the Boston Area (i.e. from BU, Harvard,...

It was a strong showing for reviving Italian-American culture in the North End as over 100 new members were recently sworn in as part of the founding for Lodge #2996 in the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy of America. A formal ceremony was held at the newly restored Saint Leonard Church in Boston’s North End on October 25, 2018 followed by a social...

For years, Roger Marino was solidly ensconced in Forbes magazine’s list of the 400 richest Americans, with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion. Marino, who grew up in a triple-decker on North Avenue in Revere, has a fortune that’s still in the high hundreds of millions. To say the 79-year-old retired engineer/business executive has led a fascina...

Two months ago, at the first football game of the season, everyone was looking around for Armond Colombo. The patron saint of Brockton football was always, always on the sidelines for Brockton football games. He had been there, unceasingly, for a half-century, and he was still there, still unceasingly, after he retired in 2003 and passed on the rei...

Boston has a large contingent of Italian immigrants dating back to the late 1800s, and the cultural footprint of Italians in Boston is still quite strong. In the North End, Italian restaurants line the narrow streets, with city-dwellers and tourists alike looking for their favorite eats. It is only natural that an area of Boston with such a rich cu...

Few people have a passion for Italian food like Delio Susi. At his restaurant Sulmona, that passion is on full display. Opened about a year ago in Kendall Square Cambridge, Sulmona, is named after the medieval town in Northern Italy that Delio’s family is from. According to his wife, Rebecca, everything at this version of Sulmona pays homage to tho...