For the next couple months, Russo’s New York Pizzeria restaurants throughout the region are banding together in support of 1.3 million Americans living with blood cancer. From January 19-March 1, participating pizzerias are rallying their diners to donate an additional $1 to their bill. The goal is to cure blood cancer once and for all. 100 percent...

Southwest suburban businessman Frank Mungo Jr. has been battling blood cancer in his own heartfelt way for a quarter of a century. His Valentine’s Day Dance benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Feb. 10 at the Drake Hotel in Oak Brook. When Mungo launched the event, blood cancer treatments were just begi...

The producers of A Bronx Tale — The Musical announced that they will make a donation of $4 for every ticket sold to performances from January 16-21 through the Child Reach Foundation to help families affected by the fire that burned through an apartment building in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx on December 28, 2017. It was the deadliest fir...

The Don Guanella and Divine Providence communities trace their origins in the Philadelphia area to St. Luigi Guanella (also known as “Don,” or “Father,” Guanella), a 19th-century Italian priest who ministered to children with physical and intellectual disabilities. In the late 1940s and 1950s, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia invited Don Guanella’s...

During a recent homily on "World Day For The Poor," Pope Francis spoke in detail about the need for individuals to overcome indifference and apathy -- and urged people the world over to use their gifts and talents to assist those in need in communities and beyond. Pope Francis noted: "So let us not seek for ourselves more than we need, but rather w...

 On Dec. 7, The Order of Sons of Italy in America Peter B. Gay Lodge No. 540 hosted its 12th annual holiday event for consumers and staff at CO-OP, a local non-profit agency supporting individuals with developmental and other disabilities. More than 100 people enjoyed lunch, with music, dancing and the traditional reading of “Twas the Night Before...

"Italian Christmas Concert in Town Plot" a traditional Italian Christmas concert featuring award-winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo and friends will take place on Sunday December 17, 2017 at 3:00p.m. at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church - 785 Highland Ave. Waterbury CT 06708. This concert is a fundraiser for Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church - Wate...

How do you say, “Thank you” to people who have stood by you, in good times and bad, for more than 100 years? That’s the question pondered by the Society of St. Joseph when they became aware that St. Leonard Port Maurice Church was in the midst of a multi-million dollar restoration project. In fact, the St. Joseph Society could think of a million re...

Anche a dicembre “Meet the new Italians of New York” avrà un suo nuovo appuntamento presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia nella giornata di giovedì prossimo, 14 dicembre, alle 18.00. Questo appuntamento sarà dedicato al mondo del volontariato e della solidarietà nel quadro del ciclo promosso dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York con l’obiettiv...

Past and present MLB players and executives as well as a traveling delegation from Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) celebrated everyting Italian and embracedBobby Valentine premiato alla cena IABF 2017 (Chris Heider) the challenges that lie ahead for the 501(c)(3) charity, the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF), at the second...