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The Denville Chapter of UNICO National invites residents to attend its Re-Discover Your Italian Heritage event on Sunday, April 26, 2-5 p.m. at the St. Francis Center, 122 Diamond Spring Rd. in Denville.    Celebrate the culture, traditions and history of Italian Americans in a fun and festive atmosphere that will include food tastings,...

by Raffaele Di Zenzo   SPQR: SENATUS POPULUSQUE ROMANUSThe Senate and the Roman People: A.D. MMXV, MMDCCLXVIII A.U.C. SALVETE OMNES! PAX ROMANA ET PAX AMERICANA SINT SEMPER VOBISCUM. CAESAR AUGUSTUS IMPERATOR, PONTIFEX MAXIMUS IN MONTE CAPITOLINO, ROMAE. SALUTEM PLURIMAM DICIT OMNIBUS IN IMPERIO ROMANO ET IN AMERICĀ PRO MAXIMĀ ROMAE GLORIĀ...

Olga Mancuso è la nuova presidente del Comites di Washington. Siciliana, per molti anni insegnante nelle scuole della Montgomery County, è stata membro dell'Italian Cultural Society, di cui è stata – negli anni – anche presidente e vicepresidente. Presiede il comitato dell'American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) competente per gli stati...

By Erik Dobratz   The Italian-Americans in Connecticut used their hands to build much of the state, but that's not all they used them for. Some of them "put them up' as prizefighters and made a lot of history.    Branford High School social studies teacher and track coach Rich Biondi loves teaching and coaching, but boxing really...

di Francesco Tortora   Le città italiane sono le più ospitali al mondo. E' quanto rivela l'ultima classifica stilata dagli utenti di TripAdvisor che premia le metropoli che nel 2015 offrono ai turisti i servizi migliori del pianeta. Il Belpaese è l'unica nazione che quest'anno può vantare ben 3 città nella top ten stilata dagli utenti del po...

Boston's Italian American community came together on May 31 to celebrate the 69th anniversary of Italy as a Republic. Rainy conditions shifted the annual celebrations from Christopher Columbus Park to Filippo Ristorante. Organized by the local COMITES chapter and the Federazione Associazioni Italiane e Italo-Americane New England, the Festa kicked...

by Lisa Backus   Author Anthony Riccio spoke of his grandmother as a woman who was "4-foot-11" with "eyes as black a coal" when she gave her grandson the "you're in trouble look." "Those of us who had Italian grandmothers are blessed," he told a small crowd Saturday morning at the New Britain Public Library. His book, "Farms, Factories...

by Brooke Neuman   Are you planning a trip to Italy? Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, it's important to be well prepared. And we're not just talking about making sure you have your passport and an extra pair of comfy shoes.   Besides learning how to speak Italian, it's important that you familiarize yourself with Ita...

by Maria Lina Bommarito Although Pasta alla Norma is internationally well-known and appreciated, not everyone knows the story of its name. This simple but delicious Mediterranean dish finds its origins in Catania, the Sicilian province where the lively Etna volcano lies.   A true emblem of Sicilian culinary tradition, Pasta alla Norma is a...

A group of about 60 Italian visitors arrived at Aviano Air Base on Friday for an up-close and personal tour of what some of the 31st Fighter Wing's members do. The visitors were from Arcobaleno, a foster and day care center in Porcia, and residents of Le Betulle, a center for the disabled in Pordenone.   The visit was sponsored by the I...

The front-page article on the Agnoli family and their celebration of St. Mary's Feast brought back wonderful memories of my own and I'm sure resonated with many others in Rhode Island, a state with the highest percentage of Italian-Americans in the country. As a third generation Italian-American who grew up in Barrington, I would note that Holy An...

di Marco Gasperetti   Un anfiteatro romano è stato scoperto a Volterra vicino alla porta etrusca Diana. Il ritrovamento, definito dagli studiosi di straordinario valore, è avvenuta a fine luglio durante la bonifica di un piccolo fosso. L'anfiteatro, presumibilmente del I secolo dopo Cristo, dovrebbe avere dimensioni rilevanti e la forma elli...