By Carol Ann Benanti   There's something about the holiday season — with all the gift giving and get-togethers — that brings out the best in all of us. No truer words were spoken Sunday when the Italian-American Women of Staten Island's gathered for its annual Christmas luncheon at Bocelli Ristorante in Grasmere.   The festive oc...

The sponsors of the annual Southington Italian-American Festival have selected Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts to be the recipients of proceeds from the festival. The festival, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and UNICO, will take place Friday, Saturday, Sunday, July 24, 25 and 26, on Center Street. UNICO festival coo...

It's not too often you get to see a Ferrari or Lamborghini on the road – let alone dozens all at once. That was the scene in West Hartford Sunday – all to raise money for a great cause. Thousands of spectators and car owners descended upon LaSalle Road in West Hartford Center for the 15th Annual Ferrari and Friends Concorso, presented by...

Gelu Italian Ice of Grand Junction, Colo., is set to make its debut Feb. 9 at the 13th annual Home Loan Taste of the Grand Valley, an immensely popular community event to benefit United Way of Mesa County.   Thousands are expected to attend from 4-7:30 p.m. at Two Rivers Convention Center. Guests will pay an admission fee for the opportunity...

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 -...

di Riccardo Chioni   Per la Valtarese Foundation il traguardo di 25 anni di attività è stato un momento di orgoglio che domenica ha condiviso con 420 persone presso la sala ricevimenti Mestro's nel Bronx, per ribadire l'impegno di solidarietà e l'attaccamento alla terra d'origine del sodalizio. Alla festa ha partecipato il console generale...

by Frank Cahill   Italian American Police Society of New Jersey Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Morris, Bergen and Passaic counties held its Annual Christmas Party for children in need. The event was held at the American Legion Hall in Whippany. The US Customs and Border Protection Law Enforcement Explorers helped to make the holiday party...

ICS Award Applications deadline: Post-Marked on the 2nd Friday of May, (May 8) except for Maria Guarrera Wilmeth Awards, which have a deadline of Friday, May 1. Applicants should be no more than 25 years of age as of May 1.   Selection will occur during May and awards will be presented at the ICS  Awards Gala, which takes place in...

The Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization will honor Joe Calafiore as Humanitarian of the Year at its Honor & Hope Gala on April 18 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. When you first see Joe, the words "Serve and Protect" seem so appropriate, and not just because he was a police officer. He's an imposing figure; a big guy with sl...

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...