Local chapter #2780 of the Sons of Italy of America presented three $1,000 scholarships May 24 at St. Anastasia Catholic Church. The first award was the Sons of Italy Statewide “Dante Award,” which was given to Ponte Vedra High School student Nick Farmularo. Farmularo will study environmental sciences at Yale University. In addition to excelling ac...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Fr. Vincent R. Capodanno Lodge #212, furious with the rebranding of the Staten Island Yankees, have pulled out of attending the July 21 Pizza Rats game, thus canceling the team's Italian Heritage Night that same day at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George. It's the fourth of five Saturday games the team wil...

Steve Melnick, president of Sons and Daughters of Italy Chapter #2780, reported to Historic City News that a dual awards ceremony was recently held at Saint Anastasia Catholic Church where three $1,000 scholarships were awarded to St Johns County graduating seniors. Mark Gregario, State Representative of Sons of Italy North East Florida was on hand...

L’atteso appuntamento annuale con Opera in the Italian Cultura Garden torna domenica 29 luglio dalle 18,00 alle 19,30 nella splendida cornice dell’Italian Cultural Garden a Rockefeller Park a Cleveland. L’iniziativa, presentata gratuitamente dall’Italian Cultural Garden Foundation con il generoso sostegno di Italian Sons & Daughters of America Ohio...

The Rockland Lodge 2176 of the Sons of Italy, in association with Hudson Valley Harley Davidson, will host The First Annual Alex DiMenna Memorial Motorcycle Run and Car Show at Hudson Valley Harley Davidson, on Route 304 in Nanuet on June 16. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to benefit cancer patients, Rockland Homes for Heroes, and...

Located in the Washington, D.C. DMV area? Don’t miss out on an incredible Festa della Repubblica celebration on Saturday, June 9th at 6 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity in Burke, Va.! The event is organized by the Church of the Nativity Italian Heritage & Cultural Society and St. Mary of Sorrows Italian Heritage Society, in association with The A...

To the wonderful community that supported the Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge #2225, we want to again thank everyone for coming out on that beautiful October Sunday last year and partaking in the delicious Italian food and desserts, local Italian heritage vendors, and Italian music that serenaded everyone throughout the day, making our 4th Annual...

Four years ago, Sostene Codispoti noticed a shortage of community events for the ever­growing Italian population in central Ohio. While Cleveland has nine annual Italian festivals, Columbus only has one. “There are a lot more Italians in the area than there ever were,” says Codispoti, “but we feel that the Italian sprit has somewhat declined . … We...

The Sons of Italy, Akron Lodge 685 held its initiation/scholarship dinner on May 2 at The Venue in Tallmadge. Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee that reviews GPA, recommendations, accomplishments and activities, and essays on their career choice and their Italian heritage. Zachary Conti, son of John and Andrea Conti, was awarded a s...

Joe Mantegna is in the Nation’s Capital this Memorial Day Weekend playing many upstanding roles that share both his passion as an Italian and his pride for being an American.   Thursday, May 24th he hosted the 30th Annual National Education and Leadership Awards Gala for the Sons and Daughters of Italy as Master of Ceremonies at the National Harbor...