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...

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...

It is not easy to gather the Italian Americans in national organizations. They tend to be part of local ones, but to have them together in something bigger is not easy. This interview is about one of the few national Italian American organizations, the Italian Sons and Daughters of America, and its very active President, Basil Russo. Basil is a gen...

The Valerie Fund was presented with a $1,000 donation by the Sons of Italy on Wednesday, February 25 in support of their upcoming event on Saturday, June 13 in Essex County’s Verona Park. The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run will mark the tenth time supporters have come together to celebrate the courage and hope o...

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 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...