On May 10th, 2018, Vinitaly International celebrated a nine year collaboration with the American Cancer Society at "Taste of Hope", one of New York's most popular fundraising events. Held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, Taste of Hope is the signature culinary, wine and spirit tasting event organized by the American Cancer Society. Si...

Anything can happen on the final day in any golf event, and that was certainly the mindset that teammates Jon Gren Jr. and Peter Morgante took into the third and final afternoon of the 48th annual Italian-American Charity Golf Tournament on the Double Black Diamond course at Holiday Valley Resort on Saturday. The pair, which claimed its first victo...

The newly acquired back room at the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame on West Third Street in Jamestown serves as the organization’s board room. The large space has recently been painted, new carpeting has been installed and some furniture has been moved in, but the walls have nothing hanging on them as of yet. As Jack Munella Sr. and Mike Giunta took...

After 29th years the Italian Festival in Memphis continues to draw crowds. The East Memphis event offered live music, Italian food, and games Saturday. People ate in Luigi’s Café which included meals from several local restaurants. Local 24 spoke with a cook whose team has competed in the gravy competition for 20 years. “Just the family atmosphere....

The Mazzini Charitable Foundation celebrated a Spring Fling at the Bayfront Convention Center Saturday. The Italian American organization is best known for awarding scholarships to students and honoring an Italian American of the year, but Saturday was all about dancing. It featured a supersized version of the Ruby Port Band with the Rudler Brother...

Federazione Siciliana del Michigan presents its 10th Annual Memorial Mass at 11:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church, 641 Chrysler Drive, Detroit. This is a Memorial Mass for everyone in the Italian-American Community, in which loved one’s names will be read out loud. In situations where more then one family member lists the same deceased name(s), all ind...

Sacred Sounds and Italian Spiritual Songs—A Traditional Italian Spiritual Concert featuring award-winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo and friends will take place on Sunday, June 10 at 7:00p.m., at St. Barnabas Church, 33 Woodland Road, Bayville, NJ 08721. And, as a special preview to the June 10 concert, Micheal Castaldo will be performing a few...

Some area high schoolers got a little taste of Italy, and a little extra dough, Wednesday night in Lima.  It was the CIAO Scholarship Dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The mission of CIAO, or the Charitable Italian American Organization, is to hold fundraisers that make contributions to numerous local charities and award college scholarships...

Many thanks to our dear friend Giuseppe Marrone, executive chef and proprietor of Acqua Restaurant (21 Peck Slip) in the South Street Seaport, for generously donating food to the Order of Malta’s monthly Bowery Outreach Walk, a grassroots charitable initiative organized by DM Francesca Tempesta to help feed the homeless. A man of great compassion a...

Several weeks ago the Billoni brothers - Michael, Paul and Anthony were presented the prestigious Anthony M. Castiglia Achievement Award for their many years of charitable work and helping so many in the community.  That presentation was made during the St. Joseph's Day Table event March 19th at Ilio Di Paolo's Restaurant in Blasdell. On Monday...