From the Aeolian Islands in Italy researchers at the depth of about a mile, found a lush coral forest. Located to the North of Sicily, these forests are rich in species previously unknown coral. This finding will be used for creation of the reserve in this area to attract tourists. The scientists examined deep-sea world of a group of about eight It...

Stefan Talty, giornalista e scrittore americano, ha presentato ieri a Palermo il suo libro “La mano nera. La vera storia di Joe Petrosino”. Domani alle ore 18.00, nella Sala Mattarella a Palazzo dei Normanni, Talty riceverà il premio “Joe Petrosino Sicilia” da parte del Rotary Club Palermo. Ma del testo e del suo autore sentiremo ancora parlare dat...

From the ravishing views, to the captivating historic towns to the divine cuisine, Sicily has it all and then some. While Taormina and Catania seem to always top visitors’ must-see list, the Sicilian “Wild West” offers a beautifully authentic experience, minus the crowds. Heavily influenced by the Arabs and the Carthaginians, both of which have had...

Da New York alla Sicilia: la scrittrice italo-americana Annie Rachele Lanzilotto sta ripercorrendo, nella nostra regione, gran parte dei luoghi di nascita delle 24 emigrate siciliane che persero la vita nel rogo della fabbrica Triangle il 25 marzo 1911 a New York; quando le fiamme si portarono via sogni e speranze di queste donne coraggiose che ave...

In Sicilia le belle spiagge non mancano. Qualunque sia il vostro stile di vacanza sull’isola troverete di certo il vostro personalissimo angolo di paradiso. Basta solo scegliere. Come? Abbiamo selezionato per voi le 30 spiagge più suggestive dell’isola. Lasciatevi ispirare. A due passi da PalermoPartiamo da un luogo davvero imperdibile, la Riserva...

When The Italian Cultural Center of Buffalo, New York (ICCB), the Federation of Italian-American Societies of Western New York (FASWNY), and the Per Niente Club of Buffalo sponsored a special screening of the new feature-length documentary “Sicily: Land of Love and Strife” as a fundraiser, they didn’t know what to expect in return. Would a film dev...

Italy’s Aeolian archipelago is a group of seven volcanic islands located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, to the north of Sicily. The waters here are home to emblematic species like loggerhead sea turtle, sperm whale, swordfish, and bluefin tuna, and to rare habitats, such as deep-sea hydrothermal vents. However, deep-sea areas in the Aeolians remain relativ...

Six thousand families of Genovese and Sicilian origin once called this home. The salty sea air, ready-made port, date palms, bougainvillea, geraniums, olive trees, and cactus plants reminded many Italians of their sunny fishing villages back home. They painted their tiny wooden bungalow homes the colors favored by their ancestors. They built their...

Saturday, September 15th (2:30PM—4:15PM) Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd. Elmhurst, NY 11373. Are you of Sicilian Descent? OR just interested in Sicilian? Come join us for Sicilian Language lessons. We will have a native Sicilian to teach you from beginner level, you will learn the language; reading, writing and speaking! 12 Lesson...

There have been a number of towns that have come and gone in Hernando County, among them are Augusta, Pemberton Ferry/Croom, Oriole and Sicily. The town of Sicily was briefly mentioned around 1900. The Hernando County Superintendent’s Report for 1900 mentions that there are 24 schools. It lists the locations of the eighteen white schools: "Hammock...