By Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino È difficile imparare l'italiano? L'italiano, se confrontato con le altre lingue è considerato una delle più facili da imparare, ma come ogni nuova abilità, in un primo momento anche l'italiano può sembrare difficile.La lingua italiana è una lingua romanza e appartiene alla stessa famiglia dello spagnolo, francese...

The Italian-American Police Association is sponsoring the following college scholarships: •Erie County Deputy Sheriff Robert S. Insalaco Financial Scholarship Award •Buffalo Police Patrolman David J. Scime Financial Scholarship Award   These scholarship awards are sponsored by the Italian-American Police Association in memory of two deceas...

by Kent Pierce   During Italian in Connecticut week, we have done a lot of looking back, at the history of Italian Americans. For our final day in North Haven, we're trying to look forward, at how the culture will continue. It's continuing in the schools, definitely. North Haven High School has an Italian class and Italian club to help...

C'è tempo fino al 2 febbraio per presentare la propria candidatura al corso di formazione "Il gusto in Emilia-Romagna", riservato a dieci giovani emiliano-romagnoli, per nascita o origine, residenti all'estero e con una età compresa trai 18 e i 35 anni. Il corso si svolgerà a Bologna nel prossimo mese di maggio, per la durata complessiva di 120 ore...

Jazz playing softly in the background, the creak of an oven door, the whir of an immersion blender, the hum of laughter and conversation. These are the welcoming sounds at a cooking class on a recent chilly night at Farfalle, an Italian gourmet shop and cafe owned by wife and husband Gina Nasson and Jeff Nedeau.   Farfalle may not be the pla...

The Westwood Regional School District's World Language Department recently announced that Italian language teacher Anthony Genovese was awarded a $4,500 grant from the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE).   The IACE partnered with the Edizioni Farinelli publishing company to provide Italian educational resources for the receiving...

W. C. Mepham High School junior Kristen Corless earned first place in her category (Level IV) at the American Association of Teachers of Italian's annual Italian poetry recitation contest.   Corless earned the top spot with a recitation of the poem "A Zacinto" by Ugo Foscolo during the contest at SUNY Old Westbury. Numerous school districts...

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will award 11 scholarships to area students at a dinner May 17 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. The scholarships, worth $3,000 each, are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one-page essay expressing their insights as a member of an Italian-America...

The Peninsula Social Club Foundation of San Mateo once again awarded scholarships to graduating high school Seniors of Italian heritage that achieved academic excellence, showed leadership qualities, served the community and were proud to be Italian descents.   The Foundation is a tax exempt non profit organization whose sole purpose is to r...

Molly Ward likes to build things.She took a pizza box, duct tape and a stick and made a brake for a wagon.The 11-year-old from Bowling Green who is home-schooled said the brake didn't work at first. "The stick kept falling off," she said.After several attempts, Molly was able to make her brake work. She knows inventing things is a system of trial a...