The group that has been fighting to save Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church from demolition is making another bid to have the church property become part of a local historic district. The Mount Carmel Preservation Society is asking the Historical Commission to consider creating a study committee that would look into the feasibility of such a historic...

Le strade della solidarietà sono praticamente infinite, ma c’è comunque chi, fortunatamente, cerca di percorrerne il più possibile: Massimo Bottura, chef di punta dell’alta ristorazione tricolore che, al di là delle celebrazioni, mette spesso e volentieri la sua arte al servizio di chi ne ha più bisogno. Lo ha fatto con il progetto del Refettorio A...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 members donated twelve complete turkey dinners to clients of Parsippany Child Day Care Center, 300 Baldwin Road. They also donated $1,500 in gift cards to other families throughout Parsippany for the holiday. ShopRite Parsippany also contributed in donating to the Thanksgiving turkey dinners. There was a total of 24 complet...

More than 1,200 low-income children and their families were served a special Thanksgiving meal courtesy of Piero’s Italian Cuisine. The Thanksgiving feast included preparing 400 pounds of turkey, 1,000 pounds of potatoes, and 300 pies. It was all to make people like Tiffany Hill and her family happy this holiday. They’re Vegas transplants and had n...

On November 11th IACO (Italian American Cultural Organization) of Braintree and The South Shore celebrated the Feast of San Martino. The event was held at Braintree Town Hall with 250 guests in attendance. How appropriate for this feast to fall on the same day as Veteran’s Day because San Martino (St. Martins) was a soldier himself. The band, Sea B...

She had to make sure it was edible before she could give it away. So, on Saturday night, she cooked it with some tomato sauce and added mushrooms, then served it over pasta. “It was good,” Lili Coleman said Monday. “Spicy, but I like spicy food.” She was referring to her portion of The World’s Largest Meatball — the 1,707-pound, 8-ounce, concoction...

Giordano Mozzi is one of the most decorated Italian drivers in history, the winningest competitor alive in the famous 1,000-mile “Mille Miglia” rally in his home country. Last week, he flew to New Orleans to add to his list of accolades: leading a line of more than 40 cars in the first “CentoMiglia” rally on U.S. soil on Saturday. And he did it in...

Sons of Italy 2561 held a Beefsteak Dinner on Saturday, November 11. The event was held at Bloomingdale Fire House and included Beefsteak, delicious roasted potatoes, salad, pasta, assorted desserts, coffee and tea. The event was sold out with over 200 members, guests and friends. Comedian’s Adam Kerr and Gary Delena entertained the audience. “Our...

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, San Francisco’s Museo Italo Americano hosted a fundraising event organized by Isabella Weiss di Valbranca and Valentina Consolo, co-chairs of the Giovani section of the Leonardo Da Vinci Society of San Francisco.  The fires that devastated the wine areas of Sonoma and Napa, and are still burning causing death and dest...

The Rhode Island Italian-American Hall of Fame’s “Greatest Salute to America’s Bravest” induction event will occur Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, at 1 p.m. This is the group’s 30th anniversary event honoring eight local military veterans, former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Pa...