When leaders of the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn sat down to plan their new community center in Bensonhurst, they knew they wanted the building to be large enough to house the various programs they sponsor and also that they wanted the structure to make efficient use of be energy. Their goal of ensuring that the communit...

Historically, Brooklyn has always been a very popular destination for the Italian emigration to the US. Many places in Brooklyn were and some of them still are populated by many Italians. Now that this borough is getting cooler and cooler, it still is fundamental for the narration of the Italians in New York. The Federation of Italian American Orga...

Bravo! The Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) celebrated its 41st anniversary on Sunday, April 8 with its annual gala at the El Caribe Country Club. The gala — which was attended by some 560 people — triples as a fundraiser for the organization, a way to honor members of the community and an opportunity to present college scholarsh...

Bensonhurst has a brand new cultural center, thanks to the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn, Inc., which hosted a dedication ceremony on Monday for Il Centro, its new headquarters. Located at 8711 18th Ave., Il Centro will serve as a community and cultural center in Southwest Brooklyn. The newly opened facility has an indoor...

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday, March 26, with a gala dinner and a ceremony at El Caribe Country Club part of which included presenting scholarships to students preparing to go to college. Three honorees were in the spotlight during the event, including attorney Arthur L. Aidala, ma...

By Paula Katinas A major Bensonhurst shopping strip will turn into an outdoor plaza – where vehicular traffic will be banned and foot traffic will be welcomed – for two days in July if an application filed with the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) by a community service organization is approved.   The Federation of Italian A...

Our 2013 Open Golf Tournament will take place on Friday September 20, 2013 at Dyker Golf Course starting at 8am.   Luncheon at Dyker Golf Course will follow. Thanks to everyone!   Read more   Source: http://www.fiaobrooklyn.org  

Scopo principale della serata è stato l'assegnazione di borse di studio a dieci studenti meritevoli che si accingono a frequentare l'Università il prossimo settembre. Questi giovani promettono di essere, non soltanto i portavoce ed orgoglio della comunità italo-americana ma soprattutto i leaders del futuro.La Federazione ringrazia tutti coloro che,...

The April episode of "Victoria's Stars," the cable TV program hosted by Victoria Schneps, the co-publisher of The Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator, spotlights what Schneps calls "a good mix of the Italian world." During this episode, which will air on April 11 at 5 p.m., Schneps interviews three leaders of widely different New York City Italia...

di Elisa Guccione   Nel progetto di servizio, di informazione e di conoscenza alla comunità incontriamo a Carlo Lauricella, da 30 anni fedelissimo di Sicilia Mondo a Brooklyn, NY (USA). 72 anni, nato a Cinisi in provincia di Palermo.   Da 55 anni a New York. Imprenditore, adesso in pensione. Tesoriere della F.I.A.O. (Federation o...