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Il presidente della regione Sicilia Nello Musumeci ha incontrato alcune delegazioni di associazioni siciliane provenienti da Boston Massachussettes, Chicago, Hartford Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia e dal Texas, rappresentate dalla Confederazione Siciliani Nord America in occasione del pranzo di benvenuto organizzato dalla Federazio...

Friday, February 7, 2020. 5.30 pm - 7 pm. Light Snack (coffee & cookies), Networking, and Presentation. History of the Italian Immigration Museum. 1834 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19148. The event is $15 for all Filitalia members and $20 for non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. Join Angela Cacciarru and see...

The monument, a short, white square column with two round medallions, sits next to the Rehoboth boardwalk near the end of Olive Avenue. Sponsored by the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture and erected over a decade ago, the monument honors the explorer, Giovanni de Verrazzano, who justly warrants recognition for his exploration of t...

After arriving in the Americas, Christopher Columbus penned a letter about his find to Spain's King Ferdinand, a letter that would later be published to spread the news throughout Europe. For the fourth time in the past four years, federal agents and attorneys in Delaware have recovered a stolen copy of that historic letter, now worth up to $1.3 mi...

A large crowd gathered on the second floor of the Sons of Italy Tuesday night as its board handed out over $52,000 in donations to multiple local organizations. The money is taken from the club’s gambling proceeds. The club is required to donate 60 percent of the funds to local organizations. President Dan Vilello called the 43 organizations to rec...

Virtual Reality during chemotherapy has been shown to improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to a recent study. Breast cancer is, to date, the most frequent oncological disease worldwide, and has an impact both from a physical and psychological point of view. Receiving a breast cancer diagnos...

If you have $2,000-$4,000 lying around and an interest in owning Frank Sinatra’s Italian marble toilet with a golden clamshell lid, make your way to Swedesboro this Sunday. S&S Auction will be auctioning it off, alongside roughly 200 other items from the crooner’s “Chairman’s Suite” at the original Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City,...

January 30 - February 28. Best Medicine Rep Theatre at Lakeforest Mall, 701 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg, MDCelebrating Commedia dell'Arte at its best, Comedy of Venice features Money, Power, Love, and a Grand Canal! Comedy of Venice is the hilarious true story of Venetian authors Carlo Goldoni (The Servant of Two Masters) and Carlo Gozzi (Turandot...

Hank Cisco, 96, the longtime honorary ambassador of Norristown and cheerleader of most everything that was connected to the Montgomery County municipality, died Tuesday, Jan. 14. For three decades, Mr. Cisco was host of The Hank Cisco Show, a cable-access program recorded at Norristown Area High School. Before that, he was a Norristown police off...

A ceremony to welcome a new class of firefighters became a star-studded affair with “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen in the audience. Just like his father, the younger Springsteen is also making New Jersey Proud, reports CBS2’s Christina Fan. Sam Springsteen was officially sworn into the Jersey City Fire Department at City Hall on Tuesday, joining 14 o...

The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National, the largest Italian American Service Organization in the United States, announce that member Diane Alberigi has been named UNICAN of the Year for 2019, according to Jim Brogna, president of the chapter. The annual black tie optional UNICO charity ball will be held Feb. 29 at Fiorelli’s Manor, Peckville with c...

Maria Rosina "Rose" (Spadea Anello) Madonna, 89 of Lancaster, PA passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 after a brief illness. Born in Gasperina, Italy she was the daughter of the late Maria Teresa (Qualtiere) and Nicola Spadea Anello. She was married to the late Joseph Madonna for over 58 years. Rose was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Ann...