The Sons of Italy’s New York State Grand Lodge Foundation has recognized Dr. Ann Jablon, Professor and Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders, with the 2017 Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Award. This award recognizes outstanding Italian-American women in education for their significant contributions to their profession and their communities. It is n...

Sons of Italy, Lodge 2561 recently donated to The Valerie Fund. Accepting a check from Sons of Italy President Joseph Jannarone is Bella Rocco, Parsippany. The Sons of Italy has been supporting The Valerie Fund for a number of year. The Valerie Fund’s mission is to provide support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood...

Akron Lodge 685 of the Order Sons of Italy in America celebrated its 100th anniversary March 10 with a gala dinner dance at Guy’s Party Center. According to club officials, 190 members and their guests attended. Shown above are members of the lodge at the event. The guest list included Sons of Italy National Trustee Terry Lattavo and State Presiden...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Weed Lodge #1269 scholarship application is now available for high school seniors planning to graduate this spring and enroll in college or trade school in the fall of 2017. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school credit courses through seven consecutive semesters; and have a parent or grandparen...

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recently hosted a dinner to thank the outgoing Council members and install the new Council slate of Officers. A total of fifteen members make up the board which governs the Lodge’s activities over a two year period. The dinner, held at the Sons of Italy lodge on Van Wyck Road in Blauvelt, was attended by over...

Hon. Richard M. Marano, beloved husband of Eileen N. (Barry) Marano, and devoted father of Michelle, Richard Jr. and Christine Marano, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at his home. Besides his wife, and his children, he leaves to cherish his memory two brothers, Albert R. Marano M.D. and his wife, Ellen, of Watertown, John D. Mar...

La Famiglia Scholarship Program of the Little Italy Lodge is accepting 2017-18 applications from high school students whowill attend full-time at an accredited college or university. The fund, in place since 1999, has awarded over $137,000 in scholarships to young Italian-Americans. Four $3,000 awards will be distributed. The chief fundraising sour...

The Sons of Italy in America, St Augustine Lodge #2780, is accepting applications for its 2016–2017 scholarship awards. Scholarship are available for any current St. Johns County High School student with a demonstrable Italian-American heritage (of any proportion) and will be judged by the following primary criteria: Applicants must be residents of...

On the afternoon of 1/13/2017 a fire suddenly erupted at the Sons of Italy Hall located at 1238 S. 10th St in Omaha, Nebraska. This was a two alarm fire which was rapidly brought under control by the Omaha Fire Department. There was extensive internal damage to the structure which is owned by the State Lodge of Nebraska, the State affiliate of the...

The Norwalk Sons and Daughters of Italy Pietro Micca Lodge No. 744 will mark a major milestone Saturday with a dinner, dance, scholarship awards and pride in its history. “With pride, we mark 100 years in Norwalk where we have been an integral part of the community and contributed to it,” wrote Pietro Micca Lodge President Marie Iannazzi in an invi...