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Cosa frena gli investimenti stranieri in Italia? Le recenti mire cinesi su Snam e Terna, forse più dettate da calcoli geopolitici che dal ritorno economico, hanno riacceso il dibattito. Visto dall'altra sponda dell'Atlantico il nostro rimane un Paese attrattivo, ma ancora indietro rispetto ai nostri principali competitor. A spiegarlo è Simone Crol...

by David L. Shaw   Thirty-five years ago, Vincent "Jimmy" Colella was named the first recipient of the Father Joseph Beatini Award, presented annually by the St. Anthony Commission to a person of Italian descent for outstanding community service. The latest honoree is Michael Scaglione — the man who now lives in Colella's former Lincoln...

Event Description:Lecture with screening of selections from documentaries on the theme: Ethnicity, National Identity and Multiculturalism in Contemporary Italy. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Center for Italian Studies.   Location Information:West Campus - Harriman Hall (View Map)Nicolls RoadMain EntranceStony Brook, NY 11794...

A northern Italian village is holding a memorial ceremony to honor two U.S. World War II pilots who died when their bomber crashed into a mountain in 1945.   Relatives of pilot Earl Remmel of Hooker, Oklahoma, and surviving crew member Isidore Ifshin, a Bronx native living in Boca Raton, Florida, plan to attend Sunday's ceremony in Ronzo di...

A general maxim emerges when chatting with Joe Piscopo about the curvatures and swivels of his life. "I totally dig the journey," said Piscopo. "Totally dig the journey." And what a ride it has been for the famous New Jersey native, age 63. From satirist to commercial kingpin to, most recently, radio talk show host, Piscopo has cracked the code o...

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce its inductees and honorees for the XXXVII Annual Induction Ceremony and Celebration to take place on Saturday, November 15, at the InterContinental Chicago - Magnificent Mile.   The NIASHF Class of 2014 inductees include John Andretti, Jean Lenti Ponsetto, Babe Parilli, S...

November 7 (Friday) 5:30 - 7:30 pmNovember 11 (Tuesday) 11:00 am to 12:30 pmFrom Italy to America: Their Story & Why They Came Every ethnicity has its story - and this is the story of Italians and why they came...Camp Italia is thrilled to present this unique program celebrating the origins of our Italian American heritage! The program consist...

The Consulate General of Italy together with the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, and the four Cities of the Medicean Versilia – Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Forte dei Marmi and Stazzema – present "Michelangelo and Versilia", an initiative organized to illustrate the excellences of the territory and to highlight the historical and artistic figure...

SINCE HIS death last month, longtime Mayor Thomas M. Menino has been memorialized for any number of qualities: his genuine comfort among constituents; his firm control of City Hall; his enthusiasm for the problem-solving side of the job. He's also seen as a bridge-builder, one who helped to smooth over some of Boston's old divisions.   But t...

By Jack Dunn   Boston College's Presidential Scholars Program, which provides an integrated educational experience within the University's honors program for approximately 72 of BC's most accomplished students, has been named the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program, as a result of a major gift from the Gabelli Family Foundation.   M...

200 aziende chiave del settore, con i loro mille marchi, si racconteranno in EXPO 2015 attraverso un padiglione di 5mila metri quadri.   Esso attende non solo i milioni di visitatori dell'Esposizione Universale, ma anche oltre 2mila operatori professionali da tutto il mondo, le cui visite sono già pianificate, da maggio a ottobre del 2015. Q...

di Roberto Natalini Si è concluso con un omaggio musicale all'Italia il calendario annuale degli eventi organizzato dalla Leonardo Da Vinci Society, una delle storiche organizzazioni italo-americane a San Francisco.   Ospite speciale per questa edizione della Festa di Natale e di fine anno, organizzata nell'elegante sede del Century Club of...