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...

A heaping helping of Olde World Italy will be served with amore and plenty of white, red and green during the 10th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival, taking place on Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27.   Hosted by the Sons of Italy of Wildwood, this event will take place in Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Mont...

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, part of the national Order Sons of Italy in America, recently honored several leaders in the Italian-American community, as well as graduating high school seniors at the Massachusetts Education and Law Awards. Held on Sunday, May 4, 2014, the award ceremony is a continuation of a 30-year tradition of the Grand Lod...

Sons of Italy, Merrillville Lodge 1220, presented its annual scholarships to three outstanding high school seniors recently at a banquet at The Patio Restaurant. This year's recipients are Elisa Meyer, Jasmine Wissinger and Austin Qualizza.   Scholarship donors are the Rendina brothers of Rendina Funeral Home. In the past 32 years, the Merr...

Italian Americans are lauding Angelina Jolie's latest film, Unbroken for its depiction of a heroic Italian American army officer and his close-knit family, according to the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's biggest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage, which has endorsed the film.   "The movie is a welcom...

The local Sons of Italy Club was founded by nine Italian immigrants. They were Angelo Rich, Michael Manware, Charles Cari, Michael Maddelena, Robert Morelli, Michael DiNello, Sisto Salvatore, Vincent Salvatore and Alphonse Salvatore. They wanted to form a brotherhood of Italians and help immigrants from Italy. The club was organized socially on Au...

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) is the largest, oldest and most geographically represented organization of Americans of Italian heritage in the United States. It is a non-profit, non-sectarian, non-partisan fraternal organization, made up of 260 members located at 196 Adams Street, Newton MA 02458. It's also known as Nonantum or...