Diane Carducci, 69, of Eltingville, a retired teacher, tireless advocate for people with disabilities, volunteer and community activist, died Monday in Staten Island University Hospital, Prince's Bay. Ms. Carducci's efforts were honored by the Staten Island Advance in 1997, when she was named a Woman of Achievement.   Born and raised in...

Sons of Italy Chapter 2561 donated the pasta, sausage, meatballs, sauce and then cooked the food for the fundraiser for Par-Troy Wrestling Club. Also included in the meal was salad, bread and dessert. The team is raising funds to purchase a new mat. Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 5 also donated the space for the event. &nb...

The Italian American Club's Charitable Foundation is sponsoring its first ever "Fashionably Pink" fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Shades of Pink Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps women who are undergoing medical treatment for breast cancer, www.shadesofpinkfoundation.org.   "One of the main features of our Fashionably Pi...

Any donation amount is appreciated and will help. We are making great progress. Only $6,300 to go. Now is the time to ensure that your name is on the monument. What an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy for your family. The UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation (UMCF) (an IRS recognized 501c3) is now accepting tax deductible donations to relocate the...

Sunday, October 18 at 5:00pm | Santa Monica Place Center Plaza. From runways to city streets, fashion inspires the world. Join us for Moda Musa - an exclusive fashion show featuring the latest styles + trends from Santa Monica Place's luxury retailers with guest host, designer and celebrity fashion expert, Nick Verreos. Proceeds from this...

Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima presented a check for $525 Monday to the Abilities Baseball Field Project at its general membership meeting at Milano Café. CIAO invited Abilities Baseball co-founders Rachael Chapman Staley and Tracie Sarno Sanchez to speak to the packed room of CIAO members about the Abilities Baseball Field o...

The University of Nebraska at Omaha chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is hosting La Notte Italiana benefit dinner on Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Security National Bank Community Room, 101st and Pacific Streets. Authentic Italian cuisine donated by some of Omaha's family-owned Italian restaurants will be featured. The event also...

By Farrah Duffany   Two nonprofits were each recently awarded $1,500 from the proceeds of the Italian-American festival in July. The Southington Italian-American Festival Committee presented Southington Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts with the donation on Monday. The funds came from the beverage booth at the...

By Cynthia Chen When Giobanni Amicangioli first immigrated here from Italy in 1901, he faced discrimination, low wages, and little help from the government. He settled in Thompsonville, one of Newton's lesser-known villages, where in 1915 he started the Italian Benevolent Society, Filippo Corsi, offering financial and social support to strugg...

The Order of Sons of Italy in America is a fraternal organization of Italian-Americans. The members' primary interest has been to preserve their Italian heritage and to be the very best of what it is to be Italian-American. They have devoted their Lodge to assisting those in need and encouraging educational achievement through scholarships.  ...