A special program and reception honoring Speaker Robert DeLeo, Sal DiMasi, and Robert Travaglini, the co-sponsors of the 1999 legislation establishing October as Italian Heritage Month, signed by Governor A. Paul Cellucci.  The reception will be held at the UMass Club, 1 Beacon Street 32nd Floor, Boston MA 02108 on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from...

The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2018 Italian Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Hall of Records to commemorate Italian culture and heritage. Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill began the program with welcoming remarks, embracing the vast diversity that exists in Essex County. Freeholder Leonard L...

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. held his annual Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month ‘Mese della Cultura Italiana’ celebration on Thursday, October 11 at the Bronx Zoo’s Schiff Family Great Hall. This year’s honorees included Maltida Cuomo, wife of former Governor Mario Cuomo and mother of current Governor Andrew Cuomo; Dr. Michael Brescia...

In observance of National Italian-American Heritage Month, city Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) recognized two local leaders with New York City proclamations last week for their outstanding character and service to the community. Vallone co-sponsored the event, “A Celebration of Italian Heritage,” Oct. 10 inside the City Council Chambers with C...

Italian American history, art, culture, heritage and experiences will be presented during Italian American Heritage Month by Italian Charities of America, which is proudly sponsoring their first Fall Italian American Lecture Series. The Italian American Lecture Series at Italian Charities of America will be held every spring and fall, featuring var...

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with Nutley UNICO and the Nutley Public Library with a screening of Mia Madre (My Mother), on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. According to a library news release, the 2015 award-winning Italian language film with English subtitles stars Margherita Buy as a woman facing a career crisis as well as caring for her...

In occasione del mese di Ottobre dedicato dallo Stato del Texas al Retaggio Italiano, il Dipartimento delle lingue straniere e di letteratura della prestigiosa Southern Methodist University (SMU), in collaborazione con il Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel Mondo, e con il patrocinio del Comites di Houston, dell'Associazione dei Siciliani in Te...

Thursday October 25 from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Donation $5.00. As part of our Italian American Month Lecture Series we welcome our guest speaker, Mario Toglia. Mario Toglia is a retired NYC language teacher, an avid researcher, an author and executive board member of the Ital...

Identity is a serious matter, but not too much.  Let’s explain it better.  It’s something important for the consequences and the effects it may have and, for this reason, it must be taken into right consideration. But it cannot be rigid, absolute, definitive.  Identity is essential, but it is a continuous work in progress, something following a con...

At last week's meeting of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, they celebrated Italian Heritage Month by honoring local Italian Americans.  Among the honorees was was Bloomfield Public Safety Director Samuel DeMaio.    DeMaio began his career in law enforcement in 1986, following in his father's footsteps and joining the Newark Police Depa...