Just show up before 9 am Saturday, November 11 in the School Hall on Stiles Street to help make the 5,000 meatballs for the Sunday, November 12th Ravioli & Spaghetti Dinner. No experience necessary! It's FUN and volunteers are fed a complimentary pasta lunch afterwards. Free parking on Stratford University parking lot at east end of Stiles Street....

Italy’s Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II final assembly and check out (FACO) facility in Cameri has delivered eight F-35As. Lockheed Martin said four currently reside at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona for international pilot training, while the other half are at an air base on the Adriatic coast. Italy’s FACO recently became one step closer to bei...

Dear friends, You are cordially invited to the inauguration of the new headquarters of the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC, at 4833 Rugby Avenue Suite 201, Bethesda MD 20814. Sunday, November 19th, at 4:00-6:00pm or Monday, November 20th, at 6:00-8:00pm. Join us for an Italian style Aperitivo, to celebrate our new space and learn about th...

A new, Italian-flagged ocean freighter that can hold 6,700 cars now bears the name of the port that handles more cars, trucks and other “roll-on/roll-off” cargo than any other in the U.S. The Grimaldi Group’s Grande Baltimora, a 656-foot car carrier with a beam of 106 feet, was christened with a bottle of champagne on Tuesday, cracked against the s...

A damaged monument to Christopher Columbus — believed to be the oldest in America — will be repaired and rededicated, a key Baltimore official said Monday. Eric Holcomb, the city’s director of the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, said it’s possible the monument will remain dedicated to the Italian explorer but also be reded...

Baltimore’s Italian-American community will hold its 127th parade honoring Christopher Columbus on Sunday afternoon. The festivities begin with a Mass at Saint Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m., followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the Columbus Piazza at 11 a.m. The parade begins at 2 p.m. on Key Highway in South Baltimore, and ma...

Michael J. Martirano, 58, is a Frostburg native who lived in Howard County for 20 years and served from 2001 to 2004 as the county’s director of elementary schools and then as director of school administration for a year. He was named to his current position as the Howard County Public Schools interim superintendent in June after having served as S...

Baltimore City Council met with Italian American Civic Club (IACC) October 2 by the invitation of IACC President, Joe Di Pasquale, and Dr. Marc DeSimone, Chairman of the Board of Governors. Under discussion was the concerns of Baltimore's Italian-American community pertaining to the recent vandalism perpetrated against the Columbus Obelisk on Harfo...

One of the best things about the city of Baltimore is its diversity. If you walk a few blocks in any direction, you can go from the Inner Harbor on the Chesapeake Bay to eclectic neighborhoods such as Mount Vernon, Canton and Fells Point. One particularly well-known neighborhood within a neighborhood in Baltimore is Fells Point’s “Little Italy,” wh...

If pasta, calamari, cannoli and zeppole sound like a good time to you, Annapolis will be the place to be Sunday. The Festa Di Santa Madre Cabrini, otherwise know as the annual Annapolis Italian Festival, returns to 10 a.m. to 5 pm in Annapolis. The event is put on by the Annapolis Sons of Italy at the lodge at 620 Ridgely Ave. and is held in honor...