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He had only been named bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport 24 hours earlier, but on Thursday morning the Rev. Frank Caggiano could already see the signs here that he will soon be leaving the place he was born and raised and able to leave the mark of 25 years of religious ministry.   "I've got 220 emails since yesterday, and 47...

Giorgio Tavecchio did not play in the Green Bay Packers' disappointing exhibition opener against the Arizona Cardinals.   His parents had flown in from California to watch the free-agent kicker make his debut, as had other relatives from New Jersey. The weather was nearly perfect on the early August evening and 73,000-plus Packer fans were e...

Dear Lodge President and Members:The annual Columbus Day Parade will be held on Monday, October 14, 2013 in Revere. The parade will assemble on the Broadway side of Beach Street at 11:00 AM. The Sons of Italy will be in the 3rd Division. The parade will begin at 1:00 P.M sharp and proceed down Broadway and onto Revere Street past the...

Nuova sede per l'Italian Trade Commission a Los Angeles: la sezione commerciale del Consolato Generale ha infatti trasferito gli uffici proprio nel palazzo che ospita la sede consolare al 1900 di Avenue of the Stars (suite 350).   Pronti a ricevere sia le società americane interessate ad attività commerciali ed investimenti con o in Italia,...

Miami is both a lifestyle, and a state of mind. Miamians seek out fun in everything they do. This is especially true with respect to their transportation. Whether on land, sea or on the ocean. Miamians enjoy expressing themselves by having fun, but because they are Miamians, it has to be done in style.   Just as there are clothing choices fo...

October is Italian American Heritage month. It is also the month that we honor Christopher Columbus, the intrepid, Genoa born navigator who, despite repeated rebuffs and major disappointments, discovered America in 1492. In 1999, the late Gov. Paul Cellucci signed special legislation declaring October Italian American Heritage month, an observance...

It's no secret that Italians take their food and wine seriously. But in Tuscany, the passion runs much deeper than just producing perfect samples of gelato, risotto and Chianti.The region in central Italy boasts a whole resort built around an olive oil theme, an entire town devoted to knife production, and a natural spring that the Medici fami...

It was the magic number that the assembled experts at the World Bank impressed most: 72%. That is the follow-up success rate for drug addicts who completed the San Patrignano long-term program. Compare that with US institutions which usually have success rates lower than 30%.   The representatives of San Patrignano in northern Italy came to...

by Roberto Natalini   The 17th edition of New Italian Cinema wrapped up after an intense five days film series of talented emergent directors and acclaimed appearance by Paolo Sorrentino, obtaining great attendance from the public of the Bay Area.   Respecting a consolidate tradition, the annual film festival was presented by the San...

Apre i battenti domani, 10 dicembre, a Miami, Italian Eyewear Exhibition, la Mostra autonoma di occhialeria organizzata dall'Agenzia Ice in collaborazione con ANFAO, che presenterà i prodotti di 17 aziende italiane dell'occhialeria a buyer e professionisti del settore provenienti dall'America centro-meridionale.   L'evento si svolge nella pr...

by Rebecca Kleinman   Elisabetta Armellin, the Italian designer behind V°73, a women's accessories line named after her birth year and atelier's address in Venice, is such a big fan of Miami that she chose the city's Design District for her foray into retail. "Miami is booming, with so much construction going on and exciting shopping ce...

by Silvia Simonetti   Located in the heart of the desert, the city of Palm Springs was all but deserted during the last week. Indeed, a great number of cinema lovers and professionals gathered there January 3 through 14 for the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival, to enjoy some of the best movies of the year 2013 and to attend...