Nel Long Island si è celebrato il ventesimo anniversario dell’AIAE (Associazione degli Educatori Italoamericani). L’appuntamento annuale, organizzato dalla dinamica presidente dell’associazione, la Prof.ssa Josephine A. Maietta, si è tenuto al Chateau Briand, dove erano presenti circa 150 ospiti.  Maietta, docente di italiano nel Long Island, organ...

Cosa ci facevo ieri alla Villa Reale di Monza? Oltre ad essere un bel luogo (nel quale sono anche esposte alcune delle migliori creazioni nella storia del design italiano), oltre ad ospitare, nel parco della Villa, il circuito di F. 1 dove si svolge il Gran Premio d’Italia, la Villa è stata, ieri, la sede della presentazione della Schola Italica. E...

JUPITER HIGHAllensandro D’ Innocenzo is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the state organization of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. PALM BEACH GARDENS ELEMENTARYThe annual talent show takes place at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the cafeteria, featuring everything from comedy to classical piano. The school band also will entertain. MARSH POI...

Seven Italian-American high school seniors were honored for their hard work at the Enrico Fermi Education Fund scholarship ceremony on Sunday. Each of the winners received $5,000 in scholarship money from the organization. District Attorney Anthony Scarpino was the keynote speaker at the event. He says it is important for students to get an educati...

“I’m not an early, early riser,” Dr. Rosalie Mirenda says. “I like to be in my bed until 6 o’clock or so, and then I get up to exercise.” Mirenda, 79, is the outgoing president of Neumann University, a co-ed, Catholic Franciscan school with a verdant campus in Aston, Pa. The school’s fifth president and the second layperson to hold the job, she pla...

Due artisti, un architetto, un compositore, un ricercatore in studi classici e una studiosa del Rinascimento. Alessandro Di Pietro, Rä Di Martino, Fosco Lucarelli, Federico Gardella, Emilio Rosamilia e Veronica Copello. Saranno loro i borsisti dell’Italian Fellowship 2017-2018, bando di residenza indetto dall’American Academy in Rome per rinforzare...

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will honor 10 scholarship winners and Outstanding Italian-American honoree Jack A. Barcelona at a dinner May 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. With this year’s awards, the organization will have given 190 scholarships to Washington County residents since 1992. Dinner ti...

If she stands on her toes, she is probably 4 feet, 10 inches tall – maybe. For most of her life, she struggled to weigh in at 100 pounds. But when it comes to helping women and girls who are struggling, there is no one bigger or stronger. Linda Cavaioli was born in Leominster in 1954 into a hard-working Italian-American family. She went to the Univ...

When Niccolo Machiavelli penned his masterpiece, The Prince, Italy was a land divided and besieged by many foreign forces. In his last chapter, “An Exhortation to free Italy from the Hands of the Barbarians,” he calls for new weapons and formations to be used in warding off intruders and to prepare for new leadership of Italy. In many ways, the cur...

“The need of a college, catholic in spirit and under catholic auspices, is most evident …” — Providence Bishop Matthew Harkins to the Dominican Fathers, October 9, 1915 On November 8, 1915, setting sail from Naples, Italy and bound for New York City, the Italian-American liner Ancona carried with it approval documents of the Master General of the D...