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...

The Italian spirit is on full display in Fitchburg this weekend at the annual Festa Italia.  It's hosted by the Italian Workmen's Club. People enjoyed cultural exhibits and traditional Italian foods. The money raised at the festival will go to local high school students who are heading to college.  "A significant portion of the profits that we make...

Intervista ad Antonio Cincotta, viceallenatore prima squadra A.C.F Fiorentina & collaboratore tecnico per College Life Italia. Che rapporto ti lega a College life Italia? College Life Italia è una realtà unica e straordinaria, capace di avvicinare tantissimi ragazzi al connubio scuola, calcio, lingua inglese, sono pertanto lieto di supportare i pro...

For many, a memorial scholarship is a living way to continue the memory of a loved one. For Hank Certo and Louis “Ledgie” DeRose, the Two Joes Scholarship Fund is a way to remember two people who left a huge impact not only on both them, but also the entire community. Certo and DeRose recently established the Two Joes Scholarship Fund in the name o...

The official results of the 21 Eduitalia scholarships for students who have taken the AP Italian Language and Culture 2018 exam will be released by the end of the second week of July 2018. The list of winners will be published on the website of the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and of the Italian Consulates in the US. The winners and their prof...

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...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo held its 38th annual Scholarship Awards Celebration, featuring presentations in Italian by each scholarship winner followed by the Little Italy Buffet and an array of Italian-themed desserts. Alegria Ribadeneira was honored as Person of the Year for her outstanding leadership in foreign language education. Eigh...

Da Avezzano ad Albany (NY), passando per Roma, Frosinone, L'Aquila. La storia di Riccardo Iafrate è quella di un ragazzo ambizioso e determinato, capace di raggiungere i suoi obiettivi e di inseguire i propri sogni spinto dal desiderio di avventura, di crescita e da una forza di volontà invidiabile. Disponibile, sicuro, maturo: dopo diversi anni ne...

Six area high school seniors were awarded scholarships Thursday, May 10, by Circolo da Vinci, a nonprofit Yorktown organization that promotes Italian-American heritage. The 36th annual scholarship dinner was held at Vittoria’Z in Jefferson Valley. This year’s scholarship award recipients were: Matteo Cosentino of Fordham Preparatory School (Albert...

Some area high schoolers got a little taste of Italy, and a little extra dough, Wednesday night in Lima.  It was the CIAO Scholarship Dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The mission of CIAO, or the Charitable Italian American Organization, is to hold fundraisers that make contributions to numerous local charities and award college scholarships...