by Patrick Rocchio   A heartwarming toy drive combined the generous efforts of two charitable organizations once again this year to spread holiday cheer to children. The Rotary Club of the Bronx and the Uguaglianza North East Bronx Sons of Italy Lodge #83, bought and distributed toys to children at five schools for special needs kids an...

The Boys' and Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), an international non-profit organization empowering war refugee and migrant youth, recently welcomed Staten Islander Gabriele Delmonaco as its new executive director. Delmonaco, who lives in New Brighton with his family, moved to the borough in 2001 from Rome.   He said of his choice to move to the...

Celebrating 35 Years of the Calandra Institute at PICCOLO FIORE RISTORANTE - 230 EAST 44TH STREET, Manhattan (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) - Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7pm to 9pm   Lazio is a region of central Italy bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea, traversed by the waters of the Tiber River, and characterized by...

Penne alla Boscaiola. Maiale Brasato. Vino rosso. The flavors of the Italian countryside come to Connecticut on Friday, May 29 at the "Evening in Tuscany" fundraising gala for Regional Hospice and Home Care Center for Comfort Care & Healing, to be held from 7 to 11:30 pm at The Waterview in Monroe.   "Old Italy will inspire new aspiratio...

Boys' and Girls' Town of Italy's 53rd annual benefit lunch, presented by the San Francisco Women's Committee, celebrated 70 years of service to 30,000 children in Rome, and the launch of Boys' and Girls' Towns of Ethiopia. Boys' and Girls' Towns offer a safe haven and a chance in life for hungry, homeless and orphaned children living on the streets...

Join the Italian American Bar Association at our 84th Annual Winter Gala on December 12th at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Gather with friends and colleagues to congratulate this year's distinguished Greco, Rancilio, and President's Award honorees, and this year's scholarship awardee. Once again IABAM will be supporting the local charity Friends of...

Recently Dr. Jack Patuto of Summit was honored by the Association des Médeçins Haitiens a L'Etranger (AMHE) with the 2014 Solidarity for his medical and surgical work in Haiti which included Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pediatrics and Trauma.   This award, among others that he has received, demonstrates his long commitment of sharing his many gif...

by Holly Erickson After last year's North Beach Christmas walk was rained out by the big storm and blackout of December 2014, North Beach Neighbors president Trish Herman and local merchants have decided to hedge their bets against another washout, especially given this winter's predicted El Niño rains. The result is the 2015 Festival of Light and...

By Warren Howeler   Over 100 children and their parents from throughout the Valley took part in a special showing of "The LEGO Movie" in the Sayre High School auditorium, which was sponsored by the Sayre chapter of UNICO National. For over 10 years now, the Sayre chapter of UNICO National has sponsored a free movie for local children and the...

by Josephine A. Maietta   Cari Amici, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the AlAE Seventeenth Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala. The event will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. A cocktail reception in the garden, (weat...