by Lanning Taliaferro   The Blauvelt Sons of Italy hosted a dinner March 25 to thank the outgoing Council and install its new slate of officers. A total of 15 members make up the board, which governs the Lodge's activities over a two-year period.   The dinner, held at the newly renovated Sons of Italy lodge on Van Wyck Road in Bl...

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, part of the national Order Sons of Italy in America, is honoring several leaders in the Italian-American community, and will also award $30,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors at the Massachusetts Education and Law Awards, on Sunday, May 3. This is a continuation of a 31-year tradition of the Gra...

Several months ago, our lodge supported the Clovis Centennial Committee by donating toward their effort of planting oak trees along the Clovis Heritage Trail. For us "old-timers", the trail follows the right-of-way for the Southern Pacific Railroad that, at one time, was a link to the rest of California's railway system.   The Centennial Com...

Twenty four players formed 5 teams to contend for the Fall Classic tournament championship. Captains Vince Colasante, Michele Buono, Cesidio Pellegrini, Fred Rossi, and Biago D'urso selected teams that competed in a double round robin round. The two best teams from the round robin played in a best of three championship round. The Drama began to bui...

The Sons of Italy is pleased to support the FamilySearch.org and National Archives of Italy project to create a searchable index of more than 115 million digitized Italian civil record images. The Italian Ancestors project will result in the largest FREE online searchable index of Italian civil records available to everyone.   The Italian An...

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Philadelphia (PA), Venice Performing Arts & Recreation Center 1 Rector St   The Munier Mandolin & Guitar Orchestra in partnership with the State Lodge of Pennsylvania (Order Sons of Italy in America) presents a concert as part of the month-long, city-wide Ciao Philadelphia festival. During the fir...

The Italian Civic League is hosting its annual banquet in honor of Cristoforo Colombo Oct. 12 at Diplomat Banquet Center,1956 Lyell Ave. in Gates. The ceremony starts at 11 a.m. with the flag raising at noon. The keynote speaker will be State Assembly majority leader Joseph Morelle.   The host club is Sons of Italy and there are 15 Ital...

For thousands of Italian immigrants to the United States at the turn of the 20th century, two important priorities were maintaining their culture and making sure their children could pursue a higher education to build a better life in America.   The members of the Historic XII October Lodge No. 486 of the Sons and Daughters of Italy and the...

Staten Island, NY – Those attending the annual brunch for the Garibaldi Meucci Museum (GMM) were treated to a day of wonder, they were able to see the sites of Staten Island with its recovery efforts following hurricane Sandy. But most of all, it was an opportunity to be able to participate in an annual effort to help maintain, and preserve the fam...

On December 14 the Blauvelt Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 hosted a special Christmas event for Lodge members and their families as well as the general public.   The event featured holiday crafts for the children, balloon creations, an interactive magic show, pizza and pasta selections and a very special visit from Santa himself.   Read mor...