The Clark UNICO Chapter held its annual Kickoff dinner at Bistro 1051, Wednesday, January 25th. The annual meeting/dinner updates all members of the upcoming events for the year, swearing in of new members, review of next year's Italian feast and a guest speaker. This year's guest speaker was Dr. Frank DeFrank, Unico Nationals 2nd Vice President. D...

We are excited to announce the Verona Unico chapter will be hosting a traditional Italian American Dinner this Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 1pm. This casual and relaxed dinner will be held at the Church of the Holy Spirit located at 36 Gould Street, Verona, NJ!. All are invited to come and enjoy antipasto, Sunday gravy with pasta, desert and more. Y...

A wide ranging group of national, regional and local organizations have joined forces to oppose the National Education Association's (NEA) recent initiative to celebrate the second Monday of October, the Federal Columbus Day holiday, as El Dia De La Raza/Indigenous People's Day.  The group of organizations, which has named itself the "Preserve Colu...

Rockaway Township UNICO  will offer two $750 scholarships to residents of the township and Rockaway Borough. The UNICO National Organization has a mission of promoting both Italian heritage and education. This local service organization plans to reward two $750 dollar scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend an accredited institution...

Ciao from Rome! Happy 2017!! This year will bring to us several big news, we are working very hard on them. Our book continues to be offered on Amazon with a discount, but soon we will publish a new one: "We the Italians in 2016". It will have both the English and the Italian version of the 24 interviews published in 2016, plus in the ebook there...

The 38th Annual New Jersey Heritage Festival Ball recognized Dr. Emanuele "Manny" Alfano of Bloomfield as an Outstanding Ethnic Leader.   Alfano is national chairman Unico National's Anti Bias Committee and president of the Italian American One Voice Coalition.   Read more   Source: http://www.northjersey.com   &nbs...

Unico Foundation Inc., a national service organization with members are of Italian descent, offers scholarships for high school seniors, as well as for undergraduate and graduate students of Italian descent. The Nutley chapter will sponsor eligible students who live in New Jersey.    The scholarships for high school students are in addi...

By David Ddanzis   The Sparta chapter of UNICO — the country's largest Italian-American service organization — will unveil a monument in honor of Christopher Columbus Monday morning at Dykstra Park. "We've been trying to do this for many years and it's finally becoming a reality," said Ken Carafello, Sparta UNICO president.   "It...

The Clark chapter of UNICO, a local Italian-American service organization, recently held its annual "New Year Kick-off" meeting. Best known for its annual Columbus Day weekend carnival and Italian-American feast, the organization underwrites numerous activities in Clark, funds an annual scholarship, and provides social and entertainment activi...

2013 marks the 5th annual UNICO Microbrew Festival at Zona Rosa. All thirsts will be quenched with more than 75 unique brews from a wide variety of regional and national breweries. A a couple of local distilleries will also be offering samples.   The event will take place in the Zona Rosa town square on Saturday, August 10th from 5pm to 9pm....