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...

Camelia-Colombo Lodge No. 1294, Order of the Sons of Italy, will host its semi-annual fundraiser pasta feed from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22 at the Sacred Heart Parish Gymnasium, 815 High St., Klamath Falls (OR), according to a news release. The cost of the dinner is adults $15, children 5 to 12 $3.50 and children 4 and under will eat for fre...

New JCCIA President Enza Raineri will be among a dozen community leaders honored at the 16th annual Leonardo da Vinci Award of Excellence Gala on May 7 at White Eagle Banquets in Niles. The event is hosted by the Order Sons of Italy in America’s Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin. Raineri will receive a Community Leadership Award along with Berw...

Members of the Corona D'Italia Lodge No. 807 have been celebrating their Italian heritage for decades, but this year in particular is cause for jubilation as the lodge marks its 100th anniversary. The lodge was founded in 1917 by brothers John and Eugene Statti along with Demeterio Parascenzo, all member of the Sons of Italy Lodge who believed ther...

An Italian landmark in Omaha is getting a makeover. Construction crews began their work to restore the Sons of Italy Hall near 10th and William streets Monday morning. It's a bittersweet sight to officers of the Order Sons of Italy, who say it's a reminder of what they've lost in the January 13 fire, but also a sign of progress. "It's unbelievable...