by Tim Rizzo The St. George Men's Group is back to host its second annual Italian Festival to raise money to benefit fuel assistance programs for town residents in need. The festival will take place Aug. 28 and 29 at the St. George Church grounds, featuring homemade Italian food, live music, a grape stomping contest and a bocce tournament.&nb...

By Christian Araos The Order Sons of Italy will host its annual Italian Feast starting Wednesday Aug. 26 at Michael J. Tully Park. The festival will open at 6 p.m. on the Aug. 26 and will run through Sunday Aug. 30. It will be open from 6-11 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 3-11 p.m. on Saturday and 3-10 p.m. on Sunday. There will be fire...

arte italia is pleased to announce the return of renowned Chef Nicola Portinari from Veneto, Italy! Chef Portinari will guest-host culinary exhibition classes September 27th - 29th. Please read about visiting Chef Portinari and enter your name in the Randomized Selection Registration explained below. You may register anytime from August 17th -...

The West Haven Italian American Civic Association will host its second annual Car & Truck Show to benefit Fisher House for military families Sunday at 85 Chase Lane. The event, co-hosted by Blood Sweat and Gears Car Club, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there's a donation of $10 per show car.   There will be goodie bags, dash pl...

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...

Calling all foodies! We invite you to join in on the food-venture awaiting you at Ferragosto. Ballast Point keeps the party "hoppy" with their craft brews while Bencotto (best Italian in San Diego) Cupid's Catering, Buon Appetito, and Queentowns Public House offer their assortment of turkey chili, pizza, Italian sausage sandwiches, stuffed shells a...

By Anne Calos  Like most things the Molinaros do, this Sunday's Italian Festival is all about family and friends. This is the 14th year the festival has brought lots of Italian-themed food and fun to the city, but the festival is about a lot more than that. Since it began, the festival has raised almost $100,000 in the fight against canc...

The first Italians who came to the US during the mass migration age spent their first years basically without any right. Some of them because they considered themselves "birds of passage": they came to the US with the full intent of making money and then come back to Italy. Some of them because they weren't interested in losing their Italian citize...

by Lanning Tagliaferro   The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recently held a fundraiser for Homes for Heroes in conjunction with Rockland County Legislator John Murphy who has championed the program through Habitat for Humanity of Rockland. The event raised $2,000 for the local charity.   Two local nonprofit organizations, Rock...

UNICO Nation the USA's largest Italian American Service organization now has a Harrison Chapter. This is exciting news for all those of Italian decent who pride themselves of their heritage and want to give back to the community. Initially to have a charter for a UNCIO chapter 15 people are needed.   Harrison's Chapter quickly doubled that n...