History was made when WMHT-TV (PBS) premiered the local documentary, "The Neighborhood That Disappeared" on December 12. Viewers contributed more dollars during a single fundraising broadcast than ever before.   Nearly $40,000 was raised to support public television when WMHT aired the new documentary that tells the story of the neighborhood...

L'esperienza migratoria italiana in California è diversa se la si confronta a quella della East Coast degli Stati Uniti, marcata dal successo economico e sociale.L'ambizione tipica e così naturale negli italiani (provenienti soprattutto da Genova e Lucca e più tardi dalla Sicilia) da cercatori d'oro li ha portati ben presto ad affermarsi nei settor...

By Norman Rozeff Brownsville would not be what it is today without the energetic efforts of one of its citizens in the early 20th century. His story of achievements is a remarkable one well worth recounting. Making it even more intriguing is the fact that he was an immigrant, unschooled in the United States. Louis Cobolini was an Italian born Dec...

Una delegazione di italo-americani accompagnati da Padre Jeffrey E. Lee lo scorso fine settimana ha raggiunto Norcia ed è stata accolta dal sindaco Nicola Alemanno, dall'assessore alla cultura Giuseppina Perla e da padre Cassian Folsom, priore del monastero benedettino di 'Maria Sedes Sapientiae'. L'obiettivo dell'incontro è stato quello di rilanc...

Anthony Riccio documents the rich tapestry of the Italian-American immigrant experience through stunning images of the daily routines and seasonal rituals of communities in Southern Italy as well as in Boston's North End and New Haven's "Little Italy."   The first week will include guest speakers who will discuss Italian emigration and histo...

The National Women's History Museum, Washington, presents "New Beginnings: Immigrant Women and the American Experience," the fifth forum in its Initiating Change/Adapting to Change lecture series on Wednesday, October 22 at 6pm at The Marvin Center at The George Washington University..   The discussion will explore the historical experiences...

The Boys' and Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), an international non-profit organization empowering war refugee and migrant youth, recently welcomed Staten Islander Gabriele Delmonaco as its new executive director. Delmonaco, who lives in New Brighton with his family, moved to the borough in 2001 from Rome.   He said of his choice to move to the...

A New York City judge who once blasted the head of a judicial committee as racist is now being accused of lobbing anti-Italian remarks himself. The New York Post reports that Supreme Court Judge Duane Hart asked during a January property-dispute hearing whether Italian-born plaintiff Maurizio Oppedisano had mob ties.    One of four...

"Donne italiane negli Stati Uniti" è il tema dell'incontro che si terrà giovedì 6 marzo, alle ore 17.30, nella Sala Auditorium del Galata Museo del Mare di Genova per iniziativa del Cisei. Nell'occasione verrà presentato il libro "Italian Women in Chicago" di Dominic Candeloro, Kathy Catrambone e Gloria Nardini, dedicato all'emigrazione femmin...

The Italian Club of Dallas will be showing the two-part series "The Italian Americans" on Sunday, June 7 and Sunday, June 28. Come out to the Club and enjoy watching this documentary with la famiglia! Refreshments and popcorn will be served during the movie and then dinner will be served at the end of the movie. Click HERE to make reservations or c...