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He was once the world’s fifth-ranked middleweight, having beaten Denny Moyer, and battled Joey Giardello to a draw, and dropped a highly contested decision to Emile Griffith. Indeed, he was so immersed in the Sweet Science that at the closing ceremonies of fabled Boston Garden he was saluted for having fought more bouts and racked up more wins ther...

At this point, Frank Vatrano is no longer a newcomer to the Boston Bruins. The East Longmeadow native has already logged 83 regular-season games in the NHL, and is set to enter his third pro season with his hometown team. Now a veteran of postseason battles, extended media circuits and numerous training camps, there isn't much that leaves the skill...

Since 1997, the Fall River Sons of Italy lodge has consistently awarded financial scholarships to the children and/or grandchildren of existing members of the local lodge, whose ranks have grown impressively over the last 20 years. The generous monetary awards have been given to deserving recipients in their “pursuit of higher education.” Last year...

The Italian Cultural Center presented their Sixth Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser on July 15 at St. Anne Country Club in Feeding Hills.  The Italian Cultural Center works to promote Italian culture, traditions and art in the community.   The center was founded in 1985, and has 386 members.  Though the center is in Springfield, according to Direct...

Boston has often been referred to as the Athens of America for its colleges and universities. This week, the city has been the Rome of America as AS Roma has set up shop for the final two stops on its preseason tour of the United States leading up to the start of Italy’s Serie A season next month. Roma has been training at Harvard University since...

On Sunday afternoon, Italian soccer legends Francesco Totti, Alessandro Del Piero and Paolo Maldini will visit Boston for a pair of free, open-to-the-public events leading up to the International Champions Cup bout between AS Roma and Juventus. The events will include Q&A, hosted by ESPN’s Gabreiele Marcotti, with all three players. Trattoria II Pa...

From the streets of Napoli to sold-out stadiums, the culture and history of Italy, as brought to America by Italian immigrants, has greatly influenced popular music. O Sole Trio is about teaching and singing that history, and they're bringing their educational, fun show to Southern Vermont Arts Center's Arkell Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jul...

New York City cop Frank Serpico spent years telling his superiors that police officers were pocketing hefty sums of payoff money from gamblers and drug dealers. He, along with Detective David Durk, took the story to the New York Times in April 1970, and in February 1971, Serpico was bleeding outside a drug dealer’s door with a bullet that’s still l...

Golf tournament Springfield - The Italian Cultural Center of Western Mass, Inc. is sponsoring its sixth annual golf tournament on Saturday, July 15. the tournament will take place at St. Anne Country Club, 781 Shoemaker Lane, Feeding Hills. Shotgun start is at noon, scramble format. The fee is $125 per player.  Fee includes play, cart, lunch with b...

The Vermont Italian Opera Intensive is a new two-week program where singers come to study, learn, and sing Italian opera. Modeled after the Ezio Pinza Council for American Singers of Opera (EPCASO) program in Oderzo, Italy, this program offers coaching in Italian opera style, Italian vocal technique instruction, and Italian language classes. The pr...

The Granby Chapter of UNICO will be holding its Annual Golf Outing Fund Raiser on Friday August 11, 2017. We are asking for your support again this year. We have listed the many ways you may participate in supporting our organization and community. The golf outing will be held at Blue Fox Run located in Avon, CT on Friday August 11, 2017. Registrat...

On Saturday, July 8 at 5 pm, Italy will make its sixth campaign to capture the silver trophy against USA, with its most formidable team to date in the NBC10 Newport International Polo Series, Presented by BMW. Playing for Italy will be captain Marco Elser, and Roman teammates Massimo Elser, Peter Elser, Lanfranco di Campello and Marcos Antinori, fr...