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Coram USA LLC, a global manufacturer of automotive components, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 35 new jobs by 2016. The company, which is a subsidiary of the Italy-based Coram Group, will invest $1.1 million to lease, renovate and equip a 20,000 square-foot facility in Fort Wayne. Coram USA plans to move its war...

A new Pop's Italian Beef & Sausage shop has finally opened at 9400 W. 159th St. in Orland Park. The fast-foot restaurant is the second in Orland Park and both are owned by the Motto brothers, who also own Pop's franchises at 14279 S. Wolf Road in Orland Park, 16600 W. 159th St. in Lockport, 11336 Lincoln Highway in Mokena, Romeoville and Elmhu...

Whilst mass cycling events are mainstream in Europe, South Africa and Australia, they are still only developing in the USA. Italian company KronService SRL contracted Accuchip Timing to time their inaugural Gran Fondo Giro D'Italia at Coral Cables in Florida. The event had a strong Italian theme with the odd Ferrari being seen amongst the parade....

Sarà un italiano, Davide de Blasio, con Laurie Anderson, ad organizzare a New York il 16 dicembre, il memorial day, dedicato al musicista e poeta Lou Reed recentemente scomparso.   De Blasio, amico di antica data dell'artista statunitense - cugino dell'attuale sindaco di New York - imprenditore napoletano noto nel settore dell'alto artigiana...

The Sea Isle City Italian-American Club Women's Auxiliary recently raised money from a poinsettia and wreath sale to help pay for repairs to the organization's club house, which was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.   The auxiliary raises money for charitable efforts every year. But the group decided it needed to make repairs to the club house...

by Claudia Astarita   During recent years, many preschools around the world have been adopting the so-called "Reggio Emilia Approach", an education method that originated in the town (and surrounding areas) of Reggio Emilia in Italy out of a movement towards progressive and cooperative early childhood education. The first preschools to use t...

By Carol Ann Benanti   The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island's historic Italian landmark — the age-old Gothic Revival-style house located at 420 Tompkins Ave. in Rosebank — will be featured on the Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum" Thursday at 9 p.m.   According to Carol Berardi, event coordinator at the cultural center,...

By Mauro Battocchi Octo Telematics is in the insurance telematics business. Their product, called Clearboxes, collect driver usage statistics that greatly help insurance companies decide how risky a driver is.   These Clearboxes are also pioneering the collection of data such as speed, braking/accelerating and cornering style, which will ev...

by Tracy   If you poll an group of New Yorkers, with the exception of those who live or work in the borough, how many can say they've been to the Bronx? A Yankees game doesn't count, and neither does a drive on the Cross-Bronx Expressway.   Sadly, many New York City denizens rarely stray beyond a 10 or 20-block radius because they are...

by Polly Campbell   Are you looking for a cheap feed or a fine-dining experience? Do you want to try something new, or do you think a restaurant should have been in place a few decades before it can be judged "best"? Any of those ways, you're in luck. There are Italian restaurants in Cincinnati that have been around since the Depression...

Our readers are cordially invited to attend a reading of Dennis Loiacono's play, "The Innocence of Maria" on Thursday, April 3rd at the Italian American Museum. The play tells the story of Maria Barbella who was the first woman sentenced to die in the electric chair. About the play:On April 26, 1895 an Italian immigrant from the Lower East Side of...

  WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : buonenotizie.it      Translation by:   Just imagine traveling miles - three to be exact - in a scenario hanging in the balance between Dante's "Inferno" and Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings". Stalactites and stalagmites everywhere, calcite crystals twinkling in the dark.     The silence dominates, cl...