The Italian Heritage Society of Indiana will host its annual Chapel in the Meadow worship service and picnic on Sunday. The presentation of the colors and Mass will start at 11 a.m. at the chapel, which is located at 3008 Old Hospital Road, Edinburgh. A picnic will follow. Organizers will provide a main pasta dish, as well as water, plates, napkins...

Giovanna Parnoff of Old Lyme was recently awarded the Bronze Level of membership in the Junior Mensa Honor Society. She has reached a cumulative total of 82 hours of community service since being admitted to the honor society in 2017. Currently a seventh grade student at The Hopkins School in New Haven, Giovanna last year maintained high honors and...

Viva la Panza, “hooray for the stomach” or “joy to the belly” according to an article published March 29, 1943 in the Akron Beacon Journal, described the event as a tradition to eat until your knife and fork scream for help! Started a few years earlier before the outbreak of WWII by local Italian immigrants, now U.S. citizens, to provide political...

It’s no secret: Bocce has been a staple in Sunny Italy for as far back as anyone can remember. And today, everyone is playing bocce with the  hottest sport in Italy continuing to catch on like wildfire in the U.S. And former Assemblyman Lou Tobacco -- now associate executive director of Staten Island University Hospital and Farrell alum -- knows it...

Recent events across the county continue to spotlight the urgent need for and unsurpassed heroism of First Responders. To honor the effort and sacrifice of these brave men and women, Ranchland Uniforms of Bossier City and the Sons of Italy Heritage Club are joining together for a chance to offer their thanks. On Monday, Oct. 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 2...

Solo Italiano: Dinner in Rosso: 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday October 6. Piazza della Famiglia, 523 Date St., San Diego. $200, plus facility fee. Tickets: soloitalianosd.com. Dress in your best red apparel and join the Little Italy community for an authentic Italian dining experience during Solo Italiano: Dinner in Rosso (Dinner in Red), a fundraising even...

The community is invited to attend a spaghetti supper fundraiser complete with homemade sauce at 5-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, at St. Charles School, 707 Eagle St., Genoa. The event is a longtime family tradition in this Italian-founded community, and the spaghetti sauce is based on a longtime recipe that came from families that founded the parish mo...

For half a century, the Kankakee County lodge of the Sons of Italy has been holding an annual fall spaghetti dinner. This year’s dinner, the 50th, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Bourbonnais site of the Bishop McNamara Catholic School system. For longtime residents, it is the hall at Maternity BVM school, 308 E. Marsile, Bourbonnais...

Of Massachusetts’ 6.8 million citizens, 13 percent — or more than 1 out of 8 residents — are of Italian descent. That’s second only to the Bay State’s Irish community, which comes in at nearly 20 percent. In nearby Rhode Island, those claiming Italian descent number 19 percent or nearly 1 in 5. Still, Teddy deCaro and the Rev. Flavio Gillio are ne...

Il 22 settembre, alle 19, presso l’Academia Barilla di Parma verrà ospitato lo chef italo-americano Bruno Serato, celebre negli Stati Uniti sia per la maestria in cucina - il suo regno è il Ristorante “Anaheim White House”, nella contea di Orange, in California, che può vantare clienti come Madonna, Andrea Bocelli, David Beckham, Sylvester Stallone...