The Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB) hosted their second annual spring gala on April 17, 2015 at the Richlin Ballroom to honor The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR). The organization made a generous donation of $15,000 to support The Arc NCR's mission to support individuals with differing abilities to live, learn and work i...

by Kerry Plummer   Come out and join community members at the next St. Andrew's Italian Feast on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at St Andrew's Church on Route 97, between Union Chapel Road and the post office in Glenwood. The cost is $9 per person or $30 per family and children age 5 and under are free.   Smokin' Hot Bar & G...

Join Baltimore's Italian community in the longest-running parade and commemoration in the country to honor Christopher Columbus - in its 125th year! The day-long festivities begin with 9:15 am Mass at Saint Leo's, 10:30 am Wreath Laying Ceremony at Columbus Piazza (President St/Eastern Ave), 11:30 am brunch at Little Italy Lodge (for paid ticket ho...

L'aumento dei corsi di italiano nelle scuole medie e superiori della Contea di Montgomery, negli Stati Uniti, sarà al centro di un incontro presso William H. Farquhar Middle School cui parteciperà il 6 gennaio prossimo il dirigente scolastico dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington DC, Maria Fusco, con alcuni principal delle scuole dell'area. Tale u...

AC Cugini Roma Academy Maryland is holding a Free Clinic on Saturday, January 21, 1:30-3:00pm for boys and girls ages 6-8 as an Introduction to AC Cugini's Pre-Travel Academy Program. Location: Friends Meeting School gym, Ijamsville, MD. All participants should wear indoor soccer shoes and shinguards. Parents must...

by Kit Waskom Pollard   Italian food, like too few other things, brings people together. It can be vegetarian-friendly, but also appease meat-lovers. Some dishes are comforting and stick to the ribs; others are light and healthy. It's equally beloved by all ages — toddlers like it just as much as grandmothers. It's popularity is vast.  ...

Sunday, August 16, 2015; 12:30pm to 5:00pmVilla Rosa Home, 3800 Lottsford Vista Road, Mitchellville, MD The Abruzzo and Molise Heritage Society's (AMHS) invites the Italian-American community to its annual Ferragosto (a two-thousand-year old tradition) picnic on the grounds of the Villa Rosa Nursing Home in Mitchellville, MD.   A few highli...

Simpatico, Italy's Finest will host its fourth annual Columbus Day Celebration at St. Michaels from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with Italian wine, food, art and games in honor of explorer Christopher Columbus. Columbus himself will be in attendance and will share tales of his adventures, as part of the festivities planned for adults and...

By John Kelly About 30 years ago, an Italian friend of ours visited. After a few days doing the tourist thing, he exclaimed: "I love Washington! It's like a Rome where everything works."   I don't know what Adriano would think of D.C. today, when Metro breaks down routinely and Congress seems proud of its dysfunction. But I understood his p...

by Jacques Kelly   Mary Torrieri, the host of an Italian-American radio program who was also active in local charities, died of heart failure Dec. 29 at Riderwood Village in Rockville. The former Towson resident was 94.   Born Mary Nagro in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Joseph Nagro, a stonemason, and Agatha "Ida" DiBrigida Na...