by Camila Orti   Omaha Fire Department officials estimate a fire caused around $250,000 in damage to an iconic neighborhood landmark. Crews responded to a two-alarm building fire Friday afternoon at the Sons of Italy Hall near 11th and William streets. Officials said the structure caught fire around 2:25 p.m. A second-alarm was cal...

By Jamie Wilkins From GMG Public Relations, clinic Inc.: The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recognizes students each month who study the Italian language at area schools. The students are presented with a monetary gift at a monthly dinner hosted by the Lodge members for the students, story teachers and the families. To date they have honored o...

At their December meeting, look members of the Wakefield Sons of Italy collected a trunk-load of care package items for our troops overseas. Toiletries, site snacks, games and other items were brought to Helping our Troops in Stoneham. Helping our Troops is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting soldiers from Massachusetts. This is a new cause for t...

The Sons of Italy Diablo Valley Lodge #2167 will be holding a Polenta Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. The event will be held at the Martinez Veteran's Hall, 930 Ward St., in downtown Martinez.   Please join the Sons for a lovely dinner prepared by Catering by Cynthia. The buffet menu consists of: creamy polenta, grilled Italian sausages,...

By Frank Cahill   Joe Jannarone, President of Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 of Parsippany, and Mayor James Barberio are seen presenting gift cards to Regina Braham. Regina is the Director of Community Relations for Jersey Battered Women's Service (JBWS). Sons of Italy has been supporting the charitable needs of JBWS and other organizations f...

In the United States there are 144 places named after Columbus: cities, towns, lakes, rivers, provinces, villages, townships, counties and of course the District of Columbia. America also has more than 200 statues, busts, monuments, memorials, bas reliefs dedicated to him; while it's impossible to count paintings and other artworks. Nevertheless, i...

Dear friends, our national Columbus Day holiday has been under attack to be renamed "Indigenous People's Day". Most recently we have seen these attempts in Colorado; Utah; Montana; Los Angeles, California; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Spokane, Washington. The Order Sons of Italy in America is not opposed to a day which recognizes indigenous people...

By Sean Longoria   Bocce ball is another step closer to becoming a reality at South City Park. Members of the Sons of Italy along with other volunteers spent a few hours Saturday digging what will soon be a fresh pair of courts in anticipation of the group's Paesano Days celebration.   "This is the start," said Carole Dellaragion...

This festive celebration of all things Italian, which is hosted by Rockland Lodge 2176 of the Blauvelt Sons of Italy, takes place Sept 15-18 at Masonic Park in Tappan, NY. The festival, which attracts thousands of people from around the tri-state area, features plenty of Italian food, as well as live entertainment and Dreamland Amusements midw...

By Stephen Romano The John Michael Marino Lodge Italian festival is offering people the chance to transition out of summer, going from hot dogs and hamburgers to authentic Italian cuisine. The festival, which will be held at North Hempstead Beach Park at 175 West Shore Road, will run from Sept. 7 to Sept. 11. "The purpose of the Italian...