To celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month, Vincent Vaccaro will present “History of Lorenzo’s,” on at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.  The family-owned-and-operated business started at the apron strings of their Mama Gina. Vaccaro and his sister Mary Ostland, owners of Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant, r...

A longtime local union leader was among those honored as part of Essex County’s 2017 Italian Heritage Month Celebration. Bloomfield native and Bloomfield High alum Joseph Calabro, a father of two, has been a “dynamic and influential labor leader” with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), according to a news release from Essex...

The October 2017 Italian American Heritage Kick Off at Massachusetts State House was sponsored by the Italian Consul General Nicola De Santis and the Italian American Heritage Committee. Speaker of the House Rep. Robert De Leo served as Master of Ceremonies ushering in a full month of activities all over the Commonwealth run by Italian and Italian-...

Every October the United States celebrates Italian heritage month (il mese del retaggio italiano). The 26 million Americans of Italian descent (di origine italiana) make up the fifth largest ethnic group (il quinto più grande gruppo etnico) in the United States. However, we all have many reasons to celebrate  il meglio della cultura italiana (the b...

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, UTSA’s Architecture and Modern Languages Departments have teamed up to host an Italian Film Festival throughout October. The department will be screening a modern Italian film every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the first floor gallery within the Monterey building on UTSA’s downtown campus this month. Four films in t...

On October 23, 2017, Rossella and two other gentlemen will be honored by Brookly Borough Presidend Eric L. Adams as part of Italian-American Heritage Month Celebration 2017. The event is done in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The award ceremony will be followed by a reception with food, drinks and music.  Everyone is invited to...

A hot and humid rain didn't stop many Delawareans from attending the 14th annual Vendemmia da Vinici Wine and Food Festival Sunday that aims to promote Italian heritage. “[It is all about the] Italian culture,” said Chris Cassar, who was attending Vendemmia for the first time. “It is [also a] great  time to come with friends."   The event in Bellev...

Monday marked the start of Italian Heritage Month in the City of Springfield. City leaders and members of the Italian community raised the Italian flag at the Christopher Columbus statue at the intersection of Main and Locust Streets, in the city’s south end. The neighborhood was once home to a large Italian population. “In a culture like Springfie...

Ottobre è stato dichiarato "Mese della Storia Italiana - Italian History Month" in Texas. Ad annunciarlo oggi in una nota alla stampa Vincenzo Arcobelli, coordinatore CTIM Nord America e consigliere CGIE in USA. "Il Texas", esordisce Arcobelli, "è un grande Stato in tutti i sensi: sempre vicino alle esigenze della collettività e dei propri cittadin...

For the eighth consecutive year, The West End Museum marks Italian Heritage Month by recognizing individuals of Italian descent for their contributions to preserving the culture of the West End and its rich immigrant history. Italian Heritage Month Honoree Night takes place on Tuesday, October 3 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Honoree presentations will be fol...