The St. Kateri Squires Circle #5177 from Sparta have built a strong legacy of helping the needy in our area. In recent months, that effort has extended all the way to Norcia, Italy. In October of last year, St. Kateri Knight and Squires Chief Counselor Nick Cutrone and his wife Mary traveled to Italy on a religious tour. On that trip, they visited...

“I’m Staying in the South” looks set to be the name of the new incentive to encourage entrepreneurship among young people who decide to not leave the South of Italy, where youth unemployment is a record highs. The norm under study would merge with the so-called “Decree for the South” that the government is preparing to help boose the economy in thi...

La Comunità siciliana di Saint Louis ha dimostrato grande operosità e impegno nel raccogliere i fondi da inviare alla cittadina di Amatrice, recentemente colpita da un tremendo terremoto, che ha prodotto morte e distruzione. La capacità di attivarsi e coinvolgere i Consiglieri del Comites, i tanti Clubs italiani e con l'importante collaborazione de...

The house the little Italian boy was born in is long gone. It's now just a field of weeds and garbage, another empty lot in a city of abandoned homes. As is the grade school he attended, and middle school, too. The church where he was baptized and joined Scouts with other sons of Italian immigrants has been decommissioned. It sits locked and empty...

This June 7 we celebrate the 100 birthday of a true fantastic icon of the Italian music: Dean Martin. Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, Dean Martin was a wonderful artist who already is part of the history of the American show business. To celebrate him and his legacy, we are honored and happy to welcome on We the Italians his daugh...

Un grande racconto costruito attraverso tante e diverse storie di vite “esemplari” degli abruzzesi d’America. Si potrebbe sintetizzare così il lavoro di Generoso D’Agnese, Geremia Mancini e Dom Serafini, autori del volume Abruzzo Stars & Stripes edito da Ricerche & Redazioni di Giacinto Damiani e Barbara Marramà. Nel primo volume , “Le radici abruz...

With the Giro d'Italia well underway, perhaps you've been inspired to explore Italy on two wheels. The country has plenty to offer cyclists, with long stretches of coastline, mountain ranges to explore, and hilly countryside from north to south. And taking to your bicycle is a great way to see parts of Italy you may not otherwise have thought to ex...

When earthquakes rocked central Italy last summer and fall, it was impossible not to be moved by the scenes of devastated hill towns and the news of hundreds of lives lost. Months later, many of us wonder what we can do to help. One Italian wine scholar has a suggestion — several, in fact — and all of them are delicious. If you keep up with Italian...

Gaetano D’Amico e Giacinta Petrarca negli Stati Uniti furono, per lunghi anni, con il marchio “Mamma Mia” i veri “re della pasta”. I fondatori della “G. D’Amico Macaroni Company” erano entrambi nati a Castel di Sangro in provincia di L’Aquila.   Gaetano D’Amico nacque a Castel di Sangro (AQ), il 10 agosto del 1861, da Aurelio e Carolina Petrarca. S...

Da lunedì di Pasqua, 17 aprile, a domenica 23 aprile una delegazione di studenti di Everett, città del Massachusetts (USA) gemellata dal 1988 con Orsogna (Chieti), sarà ospite del paese abruzzese per uno scambio culturale con gli alunni delle scuole locali. L’iniziativa rientra in un progetto per la valorizzazione e la conoscenza dei parchi e riser...