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Little Italy, nestled at the foot of the Jones Falls Expressway close to the Inner Harbor, has been a low-slung quarter of rowhouses, family restaurants and ravioli church suppers for as long as any Baltimorean can remember.   While the neighborhood's narrow streets and Formstone facades have endured, its denizens have watched warily as near...

Each Spring we hold our Annual Scholarship Breakfast, drug at this event the Society present 10 $1000 scholarships in memory of Italian American Police Officers that lost their lives in the line of duty. These scholarships are available only to the children or grandchildren of members who are college bound high school seniors.   Members must...

The Order Sons of Italy will honor U.S. Congressman Tom Marino with the Guglielmo Marconi Award on August 17, 2013, during its 53rd Biennial National Convention in Philadelphia. The Guglielmo Marconi Award, the OSIA's highest honor, is named for the Nobel prize-winning Italian physicist who invented wireless telegraphy. It is presented biennially t...

by Kyle Lawson   There was a time when the Italian Club on Eighth Street in Pitcairn was booming. "This was the place everybody came to on a Friday or Saturday night," treasurer Rich Tartaglione said. "And on a Sunday after church, every table was full."   As Italians across the country celebrate their heritage on Columbus Day this y...

by Sarah Scinto   The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National is looking for contributions to an upcoming First Friday art exhibit. The chapter, in conjunction with Pro Loco "I Longobardi" of Guardia dei Lombardi, Italy, hopes to find vintage photographs of Guardiese immigrants or their descendants who settled in Northeast Pennsylvania. &nb...

On behalf of the East Hanover Italian American Club, the Executive Board and myself, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to the residents of East Hanover Township. Without your support and generosity, we would not be able to continue the Annual Morris County Columbus Day Celebration, a great tradition of Italian culture and heritage. We...

In 1996, the Fierro family of Richmond and the Italian American Cultural Association of Virginia established a scholarship for a Virginia Commonwealth University student of Italian descent. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students on the Monroe Park Campus of VCU, of Italian descent, have demonstrated financial need (as determined by the...

Bishop Thomas Donato, a Jersey City native and pastor of St. Henry's Church in Bayonne, died tonight, parishioners are posting on the church's Facebook page. Donato, who would have turned 75 in October, was being treated for pancreatic cancer at Toms River Memorial Hospital, friends said.   According to his biography on the Archdiocese...

Former New Jersey Secretary of State Daniel Dalton, who coordinated the launch of the Boys and Girls Club of Glassboro in 2003, was a founding director, and has been a staunch supporter of the county's three locations ever since, will be toasted and roasted by the Boys and Girls Club of Gloucester County (BGCGC) at its largest fund-raising event Oc...

Former congressman Tom Perriello announced his surprise candidacy for governor of Virginia Thursday, upsetting the plans of many leading Virginia Democrats. In a hastily arranged speech at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center in downtown Charlottesville, Perriello spoke of how his father first arrived in Virginia.   "He...

The Center for Italian StudiesThe Italian Division at the University of PennsylvaniaPresent   Love, Smoke, and Memory:Italo Svevo's Diario per la fidanzata   a Salvatori Lecture byNorman Rusin   University of PennsylvaniaWednesday March 13, 2013 at 6pmCherpack, 543 Williams Hall255 S. 36th Street   Light refreshments wil...

"Italia I was Born Here "it's an international tour based o the film "18 IUS SOLI" by Italian filmmaker Fred Kuwornu which shows the new generation of Italians born an raised in Italy whose parents are originally African, Asian, Latin American countries. You can support the Change and Italian's heritage month buying this Tee. Thank you in adva...