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A century-old community tradition brought friends and family back together in Binghamton Friday night. St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Binghamton kicked off its three day celebration and bazaar. The Bazaar is for the Feast of the Assumption, which celebrates when Mary ascended into Heaven. Streets were filled with Italian food, drinks, music a...

Era nell’aria già da un po’, ma adesso è ufficiale. Il sottosegretario agli Esteri Sen. Ricardo Merlo ha ricevuto dal ministro degli Esteri Enzo Moavero Milanesi le deleghe per tutte le questioni relative agli italiani nel mondo. Il senatore e presidente del MAIE, dunque, alla Farnesina continuerà ad occuparsi di ciò di cui si è occupato durante tu...

A lot of work going on today to get ready for this weekend's 40th annual Italian Festival at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Erie. Volunteers today were busy preparing food. And there will be lots of it, and all homemade. Crews today were working on a couple of big favorites, the Italian love cake and cream puffs. The festival will also cook up...

The Italian wine grape harvest season has started with Pinot and Chardonnay grapes in the northern Lombardy's Franciacorta region, with experts anticipating a better year after an especially weak 2017. The Coldiretti agricultural lobby said Friday that it's expecting a 15 percent increase in wine production this season to 4.6 billion liters (1.2 bi...

The morning dawns and it’s not long before you become aware of the wonderful aroma in the air. It’s the kind of scent, an Italian one, explains Lenny Collini, that will remind you of your mama’s sauce cooking on a Sunday morning. “It’s truly an incredible feeling,” says the Vandergrift resident of what it’s like in the borough on the day of Festa I...

Preparations are underway for Facing Hunger Foodbank's annual Italiano Festival in downtown Huntington. The fundraising event will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on 4th Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets on Saturday, Aug. 18.   At the festival, Facing Hunger will honor the Lewis D'Antoni family as the 2018 Italian American Family of the Year. The Torl...

It's a common dilemma. August frequently brings an embarrassment of riches to gardeners. Perhaps you celebrate National Sneak Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day, every Aug. 8.  So take a look at what's been growing in Don Alonzo's garden in Point Pleasant Beach. Humungous zucchini. Mega-veggies. And not just one or two.  A jungle of vines, eac...

On Aug. 12, Tuscan Brands will host the sixth annual Concorso Italiano car show at its flagship location in Salem. Hosted by Tuscan Brands founder and owner, Joe Faro, the automobile showcase will feature European luxury cars including Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, McLarens and Maseratis, which will be on display at the Tuscan Village Piazza, t...

ESPN announced on Tuesday that it is entering an exclusive, multi-year deal with Serie A to broadcast matches in the United States. The deal will begin this month, and the first match will be on Saturday, Aug. 18 with Cristiano Ronaldo making his Serie A debut for Juventus against ChievoVerona on ESPN+. With the deal, ESPN will feature a Serie A Ma...

Ieri sera, 8 agosto 2018 a Galati Mamertino, si è inaugurata la sede della fondazione impegnata nel campo della promozione del territorio Siciliano e particolarmente della zona dei Nebrodi e della cultura enogastronomica che legata alla zona, intitolata al noto chef Celestino Drago che, proprio per la sua ormai quarantennale attività nel settore de...

In the office tucked into a corner of the barn on the grounds of the old St. Mary's School convent -- headquarters for Franklin's Feast of St. Rocco for the past 40 years -- it seems like nothing has changed. Portraits of six popes preside over all that occurs there. There is a faded cover of a St. Rocco's program from 2006 on the fridge, along wit...

Italians and Italian Americans have played an instrumental role in the development of Los Angeles as one of the world’s greatest metropolises, yet the history of Italians in the region is largely unknown. Though Los Angeles is home to the nation’s fifth-largest Italian population today, and the Italian presence in the American West predates the nat...