Si è appena concluso il convegno nazionale dell'Organizzazione italoamericana dell'Ordine dei Figli d'Italia, che quest'anno ha scelto Dallas in Texas per il suo incontro annuale.Erano presenti il presidente Dan Longo e tutto il comitato esecutivo ed rappresentanti di ogni stato degli USA e delle varie commissioni. Tra i punti fondamentali dell inc...

Sam Vazzano and his buddies had to promise not to talk during meetings when they asked to join the Sons of Italy in the early 1960s, but their later work starting the club’s weekly spaghetti feed still speaks volumes. In a 2002 interview, Vazzano told a World-Herald reporter that he remembered one of the “cranky old guys” wagging a finger at him a...

Sons of Italy Chapter 2561 will be sponsoring a fundraiser for Par-Troy Wrestling Club.  The fundraiser will be held at Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 5, 180 Bloomfield Road on Saturday, February 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A $10.00 donation for adults and $8.00 for children. Included with the pasta dinner, cooked by the Sons of Italy member...

Everything from ballfields for kids to helping homeless people. From children and adults with developmental disabilities to high school students looking to enhance their education. From those seeking to recover from drug addiction to military veterans and their families who just need a helping hand. Pretty much you name it and the Sons of Italy Lod...

WOWT 6 News has learned a community staple, the Sons of Italy Hall, may not be reopening its doors for many months. On January 13th emergency crews battled a two-alarm blaze that left extensive damage. No access to the hall has left many without their second home. The organization and the building itself have grown from generation to generation and...

In December, Anthony Forlini (B.B.A. ’84, Marketing) became Sir Anthony Forlini when he was conferred as a Knight in the Order of the Star of Italy by the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, at a ceremony performed by Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa, Consul of Italy in Detroit. Forlini most recently served in the Michigan House of Representatives before...

Members of Corona d'Italia Lodge 807 is ready to accept applications for its annual scholarship. Group members discussed the application forms at its meeting Jan. 11 at Pizza Joe's. The lodge annually issues two $500 scholarships to a child or grandchild of active members of Corona d'Italia or Sons of Italy 608. Applications will be available at th...

As a result of the Jan. 13 two-alarm fire at the Sons of Italy hall, board members are leaning toward razing the hall and building anew. Said Dr. Tom Pruse of Omaha, president of the state lodge: “I suspect the best option is to bulldoze and rebuild.” He had no estimate on exactly when but expressed hope it could be by the end of the year. The stat...

The Or­der Sons of Italy in America Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli Lodge is celebrating their 50th anniversary later this spring. On March 25, the Wil­­mington Sons of Italy lodge is throwing a party to commemorate the occasion. The event will take place at the Wilmington-Tewksbury Elks and begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres. At 7...

2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - The La Famiglia Scholarship Program will award four academic scholarships totaling $12,000 [two $4,000 and two $2,000] for the 2017-2018 school year. This program benefits Little Italy Lodge members and their families who desire to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Applications are soon avail...