In honor of Italian American Heritage Month, the Sons and Daughters of Italy is holding a contest to win a My Italian Family genealogy research project valued at approximately $2,000. Throughout the entire month of October, individuals who join, renew or gift a Sons and Daughters of Italy national at-large membership (ALM) online will be entered fo...

The Wakefield Sons (and Daughters) of Italy will host a free screening of “Boston’s North End: An Italian American Story” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Beebe Library, 345 Main St., Wakefield, to celebrate Italian Heritage Month. Following the film will be a Q&A with the producer, Boston University professor James Pasto; light refreshments will be served....

Mario Pagnoni of Methuen, who has done it all in the world of bocce, will be honored Friday with the U.S. Bocce Federation Wall of Fame celebration at the Methuen Sons of Italy, 459 Merrimack St. Pagnoni, a unanimous Hall of Fame inductee, is the author of “Joy of Bocce” and has brought numerous tourneys and leagues to the Merrimack Valley.  There...

The Order Sons of Italy in America, Quattro Eroi Lodge No. 1414, will celebrate Italian Heritage Month with a pasta dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 1034 Pond St. The dinner will include all-you-can-eat pasta, meatballs, Italian bread, salad, coffee and dessert. A cash bar and take-out will also be...

Terry Guerriero does what generations of Italians in Ashtabula have been doing for 100 years — he joins his paisans at the Sons of Italy. Sons of Italy Lodge No. 1169, a group of descendants of Italian immigrants, is celebrating its 100 year anniversary next month.  "We enjoy the camaraderie and we help the Italian Americans in the community," said...

The sights, sounds and delicious smells of old-world Italy will waft through the air at the Sons of Italy’s annual Olde Time Italian Festival, to be held in Wildwood Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30.  The 13th annual event, held inside Fox Park, features an Olde World Italian Market with Italian craft and food vendors to peruse. Get an early st...

Shortly after Lorenzo D’Angelo took a leap of faith and left his native Rome, Italy, to enroll at Coastal Carolina, he realized the football being played at the Division I college football level was vastly different than what was being played in his young adult league back home. “Once I got here I understood this level is not what I was used to,” D...

Eureka’s Sons of Italy organized a celebration of Italian culture Sunday, and made a special dedication to one of their own. The family friendly festa italiana took place at Redwood Fields, and all those who appreciate Italian traditions were invited to take part in food, music and a bocce tournament. During the event, attendees paused to remember...

The Sons of Italy will serve up a heaping helping of Olde World Italy at the 13th annual Italian Festival Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30 in Fox Park on Ocean Avenue across from the Wildwoods Convention Center. The free two-day festival celebrates Italian culture and heritage with crafts, food, children's games, contests and continuous live entert...

In its 112th year, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA) officers gathered in Sarasota, Florida, to elect the leaders who will forge the future of the oldest and largest national organization for people of Italian heritage. Vera Girolami of California was elected as OSDIA’s 36th National President and sworn in on August 19.Joini...