The Central Gulf Coast Lodge of the Order of Sons of Italy in America is inviting all Pinellas County residents to join in celebrating Florida's Italian and Italian American Heritage Month at an exciting Festa Italiana dinner and raffle on Saturday, October 4 at the Clearwater Country Club.   The Honorable Adolpho Barattolo, Italy's Consul G...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561, Parsippany, donated $2,000.00 worth of gift cards from Shop Rite and Walmart to four local pantries. Receiving the gift cards from Joe Jannarone were Gerry Cioce representing St. Peters Food Pantry, Barbara Ievoli Parsippany Food Pantry, Peggy Rausher from Parsippany Day Care Center and Adam Gragani representing St. Anns....

Corona D'ltalia Lodge No. 807 held its annual mother-daughter and scholarship dinner on May 14 at the Wolverine Restaurant. Members and guests were greeted and registered by Louise Vitullo, treasurer, and her daughters, members Patti Kuhn and Maura Greco. Trustee, Marlene "Pudue" La Cava arranged the seating for the honorees, members and gues...

by Lanning Tagliaferro   The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recently held a fundraiser for Homes for Heroes in conjunction with Rockland County Legislator John Murphy who has championed the program through Habitat for Humanity of Rockland. The event raised $2,000 for the local charity.   Two local nonprofit organizations, Rock...

The Sons of Italy Lodge 2738 jazzed up its annual academic endowments with some high-class Las Vegas-style entertainment Saturday at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center.   In a strikingly decked out dining hall — a perfect complement to the full house of sharp dressed men and women — 19 students of Italian heritage received both...

Corona D'Italia Lodge #807 held their monthly business meeting on Wednesday, January 11 at 5p.m. at Pizza Joe's. President, Clemmy Sirimarco presided over the session that began with a pizza luncheon served by Sentinel Lois DiFrichia and Mary Jane Folino. Treasurer Louise Vitullo presented the financial reports and she noted that she is collec...

By Whitney Hill   The Order Sons of Italy in America Grand Strand Lodge 2868 and the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center will be hosting "An Evening with Aaron Caruso" on September 19th to benefit the Special Olympics.   Aaron Caruso studied voice in Italy and New York and toured with Joan Rivers as her opening act across the United S...

Haverhill native and Nashville recording artist Jillian Cardarelli was awarded the Sons of Italy Italian-American Appreciation Award Friday for her accomplishments and devotion to giving back to her home city. Lawrence "Lorenzo" Carnevale, vice president of Victor Emanuel Lodge #1646, made the presentation during a ceremony at Paul C. Rogers F...