At the monthly meeting of the Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 seven new brothers were initiated into the organization. The new members are Brian Dowd, Patrick Minutillo. Remo D'Alessandro, Charles Alfano, Chris Mazzarella, Anthony Bonavitacola and Dennis Calo. The meeting was held at Ravellos, 138 Eagle Rock Avenue, East Hanover.   The Morris Count...

La generosità non fa rima necessariamente con la ricchezza. Se l'America, la Nuova Zelanda e il Canada guidano latop 10 delle nazioni più generose del mondo, quelle in cui i cittadini si impegnano di più in donazioni private e iniziative di solidarietà in percentuale al Pil, nell'elenco troviamo anche India, Corea del Sud e Italia, che si piazza no...

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church was the beating heart of Portland's Little Italy neighborhood. Built in 1902 by Italian immigrants with funds raised in less than five months, it was the center of the Italian immigrant's lives and was designated an Italian National Parish. The little Italian church is the only remnant of Little Italy...

By Betty O'Neill-Roderick Viva La Panza, the premier fundraising and networking event of the Italian community, drew 650 men to Todaro's Party Center on Wednesday for an evening of great food and camaraderie.  Ralph Trecaso and John Montisano co-chaired the event, presented by the Italian-American Professional and Businessmen's Club and the H...

On June 9th, the local Order Sons of Italy in America Lodge #1734 will hold their annual action. The goal of this year's event will be to raise money for many local charities including college scholarships for WHS students, Alzheimer's research, Cooley's Anemia Foundation, Autism research, Casa Monte Cassino and Wakefield Public Schools Special Nee...

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...

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...

Residents of the township and other surrounding communities were treated to a beefsteak dinner at the St. Clements Church Connery Hall, located at 154 Mount Pleasant Avenue, on May 30. They were also given a chance to donate to a good cause. Since 1947, with 200 acres and a lake, Camp Marcella has been a fun and safe haven for children and te...

Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department 5 hosted over 600 people, raised over $20,000 to help a brother firefighter and his family with the sudden onset of medical expenses for his wife, not covered by medical insurance. The members joined in a planned a very successful Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner on Saturday, November 7.   "Our brother firef...

By Megan Hussey After more than 40 years, the Pasco Italian-American Civic Club recently closed its doors, but not before leaving a sizable gift to the community it served for nearly half a century. The club, based in Hudson and at one point claiming membership throughout Pasco County, donated most of its remaining $94,000 in funds to five nonpro...