Festa Italiana celebrated its 40th anniversary of spreading Italian culture to Milwaukee. It’s the oldest ethnic festival in a city that glories in them, and the largest Italian event of its kind in America. Festival goers were greeted by a replica of the statue of David as they made their way to the many food, gift, and wine vendors. They could ta...

People of all nationalities came together for a celebration of Italian culture in Valhalla this weekend. The Italian Heritage Festival at the Kensico Dam draws thousands every year as people enjoy popular Italian food and classic Italian music. Event sponsors say Italians have contributed to Westchester's past, present and future. "We try to rememb...

The organizers behind Italian Fest could use a few extra hands. The festival, set for Aug. 12 in downtown Iron Mountain, has put out a call for volunteers to work the event. Those willing can choose from three shifts and eight stations. Sign-up can be done online at the Italian Fest web site at https://www.downtownironmountain.com/italian-fest

Ogni estate nel quartiere di Williamsburg si celebra la Festa del Giglio, manifestazione in onore di San Paolino da Nola e della Madonna del Carmelo. Migliaia di persone si riuniscono nel quartiere di Brooklyn e assistono alle tradizionali parate che hanno come protagonista il Giglio: una torre di 4 tonnellate e alta più di 24 metri che viene porta...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation today announced Thomas Iovino, the Founder of Judlau Contracting, Inc., and CEO, Judlau Enterprises, LLC, and Dr. Laura L. Forese, the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian, as honorees of the 2017 Columbus Celebration. They will join Barnes & Noble Founder and Chairman Leonard...

St. Joseph the Worker Church is gearing up for its Italian Festival and Twilight Golf Tournament next weekend. John Dovec and Walter Ruszkowski are co-chairs of the events, which are sponsored by the church’s pastoral council. The twilight golf tournament will be held July 28 at Mountaineer Woodview Golf Course, beginning at 3 p.m. The cost is $50...

Local groups are preparing to install a bust of Christopher Columbus in front of the John Weichsel Municipal Center, an important historical figure particularly for Italian-Americans but controversial for others.The Town Council unanimously approved the monument’s placement last year. It’ll be installed on Columbus Day. Dick Fortunato, coordinator...

The 36th annual St. Vitus Parish Festival runs Aug. 2-5, beginning at 6 p.m. nightly at the church grounds, located at 910 S. Mercer St. Highlights include fireworks by Pyrotechnico, kiddieland rides and concessions by Thomas Family Amusement, games, Italian-American entertainment, a grand raffle and a baby doll dance. The food menu includes: night...

From pastries to pasta and pizza, Italian food was the focus of the Italian-American Festival at Lock 3 Park, which took place July 13-15. Those who attended the annual event could walk through a midway of booths and trailers offering a range of Italian specialties and other festival favorites. Shown at right is the Corbo’s Bakery booth as an emplo...

The 35th-annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival officially kicked off on Wednesday at the McLure Hotel in Wheeling as nearly 200 festival supporters gathered for a dinner to honor the 2017 Italian-American of the Year, former Ohio Sen. Lou Gentile. Gentile was introduced by former U.S. Rep. Zack Space, who is currently running as a Demo...