The Orlando Family Foundation Annual Gala took place on January 28, 2017.  Sam Orlando addressed the guests and expressed that the past 17 years of planning this event has been a blessing for his family.  Sam’s family is from Little Italy in Downtown St Louis and he is very proud of his Italian Heritage. He spoke of his father  who served during WW...

Michéal Castaldo’s 2016–2017 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour helped raise over $49,000 (in ticket sales and sponsorship) for the following churches and organizations located in the U.S. and Canada. Three of the concerts were sellouts, and more than 2000 people attended. The holiday tour concerts benefit the hosting churches and organizations whil...

2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - The La Famiglia Scholarship Program will award four academic scholarships totaling $12,000 [two $4,000 and two $2,000] for the 2017-2018 school year. This program benefits Little Italy Lodge members and their families who desire to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Applications are soon avail...

Sunday, March 5, 12 - 6 pm. School Hall, Hosted by Saint Leo's Church. Your willingness to volunteer for Saint Leo's is what makes it possible for the parish to host the twice-annual Ravioli Dinners. Don't miss out on the FUN! Ravioli-making sessions: Saturday, February 11, Saturday, February 18, 9 am. These two sessions need many hands to help pro...

Ciao from Rome! Happy 2017!! This year will bring to us several big news, we are working very hard on them. Our book continues to be offered on Amazon with a discount, but soon we will publish a new one: "We the Italians in 2016". It will have both the English and the Italian version of the 24 interviews published in 2016, plus in the ebook there...

The Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB) hosted their second annual spring gala on April 17, 2015 at the Richlin Ballroom to honor The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR). The organization made a generous donation of $15,000 to support The Arc NCR's mission to support individuals with differing abilities to live, learn and work i...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Rita Richardson      Translation by:   Why should people worldwide give their money, their time and their talents to restoring a small, ancient, boarded-up church in a small town in Tuscany? Because Oratorio San Filippino is not just any church. It is a modern day...

Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia received a tractor trailer load of over 5,000 pounds of pasta May 12 from Opera Wine Imports in conjunction with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. The gift is in recognition of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia this Sept. 26-27 and his call to serve the poor....

Women and Children International is a charitable organization that provides direct aid to those who are underprivileged and those who are underserved. The organization provides food aid, clothing, educational opportunities, and fosters global peace. Women and Children International identifies those in crisis by working closely with local leaders, s...

Recently the Hamilton Township Public Library in Mercer County was the recipient of a donation of over one hundred books and other publications, written in Italian, donated by Cav. Mario A. Marano of Toms River, NJ. Hamilton Township and Mercer County have a large population of Italians and Italian Americans. The books are mostly text books coverin...