Jan 7, 2016 between 6:00 to 8:00PM is Bocce registration night for all teams and individuals interested in participating in the Spring campaign which starts week of January 10th. Registration night will include the collection of bocce, membership renewals and new memberships fees. All fees must be paid by the start of the season. &n...

November 8 (Saturday) 2:00 pmFilm presentation: Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (Un eroe Italiano)The incredible story of an ordinary and humble man who did his best to save the lives of thousands Jews during the last months of World War II in Budapest, Offered with the collaboration of the OSIA, Commission on Social Justice with commentary pro...

Miss Italy, Amanda Luciano, and the Victor Emanuel Lodge #1646 Sons of Italy Drum and Bugle Corps will be on hand next week to dedicate the renamed Paul C. Rogers Family-Carnevale Funeral Home.   The Italian-themed public event takes place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, said Lawrence A. Carnevale, who has an ownership interest along with Paul...

Year after year Piazza Nuova Lodge member Barbara Lawless and her volunteer friends, Jennifer Gallagher and Lisa Baxter, pack clothing for shipment to impoverished American-Indian reservations.   "We are happy doing God's work," said Lawless, who organizes the purchase, packing and mailing of the clothing to impoverished Native American fami...

Federico Fellini was born on January 20, 1920, in Rimini, Italy. Growing up he was interested in art, cartoons, and producing puppet shows. He unsuccessfully attempted to draw and sell caricatures to tourists in Rimini. When he was 18, Federico moved to Rome to study law, but dropped out shortly after and began to work for local newspapers instead....

by Micheal P. Lombardo   I was asked by members of the Centennial Committee of the Christopher Columbus Lodge #216 Order of the Sons of Italy to write a history of the Lodge since its inception in 1913. In conducting my research I have discovered that few documents seem to exist, most having been lost, damaged or destroyed as a result o...

We celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas, which happened on October 12, 1492. Many Italian-Americans observe Columbus Day as a celebration of their heritage.   As tradition, the Roma Lodge will be presenting a memorial wreath at the celebration. The program of the days celebration is below. NCCA Program...

The La Famiglia Scholarship Committee of the Little Italy Lodge is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2015 competition. This program is a benefit for children and grandchildren of Lodge members in good standing. $5,000 Guy Matricciani Senior Scholarship awarded to Elizabeth Giudice, a junior at Stevenson University. (Lodge member spons...

by Roberto Zanni L'elenco è lunghissimo, se ne contano 366 in tutti gli Stati Uniti, in 39 dei 50 stati, più District of Columbia. Di cosa stiamo parlando? Si chiama '2014 Italian Festival Directory' ed è stata compilata dal 'The Order Sons of Italy in America' (l'organizzazione più grande e più antica che raccoglie gli immigrati italiani negli US...

Patrick L. Gilkey, a Lincoln High senior has been awarded a 2015 Corona D'Italia $500.00 scholarship. This award is given to a child or grandchild of an active member of the Corona D'Italia Lodge #807 or Sons of Italy #607 who attain the scholastic record and involvement in school activities as required.   The grandson of member Mary Jane Fo...