A local group was able to raise $7,500 for three Northwest Florida organizations. Members of the Richard A. Capozzola Lodge, Sons of Italy No. 2865 presented checks for $2,500 each to Children in Crisis, Emerald Coast Hospice and the Crestview Manor. The Richard A. Capozzola Lodge No. 2865 Crestview President Bob Grappone recently presented a check...

Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT. Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street, New York City. The Italian Welfare League, the 98-year old non-profit that assists Italian-American families in need, will host its annual Autumn in New York Luncheon next month. The event will kick off with a silent auction, featuring items from world-r...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of Illinois/Wisconsin, will go to bat for the less fortunate this fall with a fundraiser benefiting the Doug J. Flutie Foundation for Autism. The event will run from noon to 4 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the Silver Lake Country Club in Orland Park. Dubbed “An Afternoon with Frank,” festivities wi...

The Italian-American Cultural Club is planning its annual fall fundraiser, “Festa Del Vino,”, on Friday, N for Nov. 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. “Plan to experience an evening in Italy,” an event spokesperson said. “There will be a variety of Italian wines, authentic Italian foods and...

The Italian Heritage Society of Indiana will host its annual Chapel in the Meadow worship service and picnic on Sunday. The presentation of the colors and Mass will start at 11 a.m. at the chapel, which is located at 3008 Old Hospital Road, Edinburgh. A picnic will follow. Organizers will provide a main pasta dish, as well as water, plates, napkins...

Giovanna Parnoff of Old Lyme was recently awarded the Bronze Level of membership in the Junior Mensa Honor Society. She has reached a cumulative total of 82 hours of community service since being admitted to the honor society in 2017. Currently a seventh grade student at The Hopkins School in New Haven, Giovanna last year maintained high honors and...

Viva la Panza, “hooray for the stomach” or “joy to the belly” according to an article published March 29, 1943 in the Akron Beacon Journal, described the event as a tradition to eat until your knife and fork scream for help! Started a few years earlier before the outbreak of WWII by local Italian immigrants, now U.S. citizens, to provide political...

It’s no secret: Bocce has been a staple in Sunny Italy for as far back as anyone can remember. And today, everyone is playing bocce with the  hottest sport in Italy continuing to catch on like wildfire in the U.S. And former Assemblyman Lou Tobacco -- now associate executive director of Staten Island University Hospital and Farrell alum -- knows it...

Recent events across the county continue to spotlight the urgent need for and unsurpassed heroism of First Responders. To honor the effort and sacrifice of these brave men and women, Ranchland Uniforms of Bossier City and the Sons of Italy Heritage Club are joining together for a chance to offer their thanks. On Monday, Oct. 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 2...

Solo Italiano: Dinner in Rosso: 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday October 6. Piazza della Famiglia, 523 Date St., San Diego. $200, plus facility fee. Tickets: soloitalianosd.com. Dress in your best red apparel and join the Little Italy community for an authentic Italian dining experience during Solo Italiano: Dinner in Rosso (Dinner in Red), a fundraising even...