To the Editor: This is in response to the Syracuse Board of Education's tabled resolution to replace traditional Columbus Day with "Indigenous Peoples Day," as I need to express my deep-hearted feelings with regard to this ridiculous proposal. As a member of the Syracuse City School District for over 36 years, I have always seen a great respect fro...

Monday evening, Knights of the Sacred Military Constatntinian Order of St. George joined the parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Newark, New Jersey to celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph and commemorate the anniversary of the death of the Order’s late Grand Master, HRH Prince don Ferdinando Maria di Borbone of the Two Sicilies. Mass wa...

For the fifth year, Scottsdale will feel more like Italy as the Italian Festival of Arizona gets underway at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall. Guests will enjoy authentic live music directly from Italy, traditional Italian cuisine, dancing and more as they celebrate the Italian heritage. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door, and children 1...

The Sant’Amatore Society will host the Feast of Sant’Amatore on May 6. Festivities will include a noon Mass in the Chapel at Villa Scalabrini, 480 N. Wolf Road, Northlake, followed by a procession and reception in Paterno Hall. The day will conclude with a 3:30 p.m. dinner dance at Alta Villa Banquets, 430 N. Addison Road, Addison. A Novena will be...

Un percorso difficile che conduce, dopo tempo, alla gioia e a numerosi motivi di orgoglio. Si può riassumere così la storia di Nick Di Brizzi, 36enne figlio di sassanesi emigrati anni fa negli States, in California, che è tornato a vivere dopo un doppio trapianto reso necessario dalla grave fibrosi cistica con cui è stato costretto a convivere per...

The Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Feast Committee will kick off its landmark 125th annual feast by honoring all the candlehouses and religious groups on April 21 at Elmcrest Banquets in Elmwood Park. Caliendo’s Banda Napoletana will receive the Fr. Benjamin Franch Biretta Award at the event. Cocktails will be served at 6:30 p.m., awards will be presented...

The Cultural Italian American Organization of Cayuga County — also known as CIAO — is hosting a St. Joseph’s Day Feast Celebration Sunday, March 18. The feast will include traditional food, including bread shaped like the shepherd hook, and a religious ceremony with a small procession, and everyone is asked to wear red, the traditional color for St...

St. Patrick may get all the attention with the famous parades and green beer, but for some Italian Americans (including me) it means only two more days until St. Joseph's Day. Growing up in an Italian American family, St. Joseph's Day was always one of my favorite holidays: I could take the day off from school and all I had to do was visit relative...

A long standing Italian American tradition, St. Joseph's Table, will be held Sunday, March 18. Orland Park Village Trustee Dan Calandriello will host the event at the Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 South Ravinia Ave. The event begins at 1 p.m. and ends at 3 p.m. All are welcome to attend. One of the most beloved saints among Italian-Americans, St....

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 At 8:00 pm - Where: Gene Siskel Film Center - 164 N State Street Chica - Entrance : With fee This elegant, beautifully photographed murder mystery incorporates a strong environmental message and an inside story of the competitive Prosecco business in the Veneto region. The dashing, opinionated Count Ancillotto (Rade S...