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On Thursday, May 14th, the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey Financial Vice President Joseph Simonetti was honored by the National Council of Columbia Associations in Civil Service for his professional accomplishments.   Vice President Simonetti is a retired Deputy Police Chief from the Belleville Police Department and oversees a...

By Deborah Weisberg A double-header of earthly delights is on tap at Wigle Barrelhouse and Whiskey Garden in Spring Garden on Aug. 29 with Italian-theme gastronomic events. The fun begins at 3 p.m. with Fig Fest!, where folks can feast on all kinds of treats made from the fruit of ancient Rome, followed at 7 p.m. by Terra Buona, a five-course...

The Gloucester County Italian Heritage Commission announced the entertainment lineup and official schedule for the 12th Annual Italian Heritage Festival of Gloucester County to be held on Oct. 4, rain or shine, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Riverwinds Community Center in West Deptford.   Two-time festival favorite, Michéal Cas...

By Niccolò Graffio"The City of Brotherly Love" began as a settlement founded by William Penn in 1682. The previous year, Penn had received a charter from King Charles II of England to establish what would eventually become the Pennsylvania Colony.   Penn, a Quaker, had experienced religious persecution in England and was desirous of founding...

Robert J. Del Tufo, a former New Jersey attorney general and federal prosecutor who offered a lonely dissent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's corruption investigation known as Abscam, died on Wednesday in Princeton, N.J. He was 82.   The cause was lung cancer, his wife, Katherine, said. As United States attorney for New Jersey f...

St. Ann's Italian Festival is set to bring food, live music and more to the Mile Square City this week. The 106th annual celebration hosted by St. Ann's Church in Hoboken will begin Friday night and continue through Tuesday at Seventh and Jefferson streets at St. Ann's Square. The festival corresponds with a nine day novena -- or prayer -- that wi...

The Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania, in partnership with SIAMO: The Italian-American Heritage Society of NEPA, will sponsor a presentation by Robert Wolensky, author of Anthracite Labor Wars: Tenancy, Italians, and Organized Crime in the Northern Coalfield of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 1897-1959, as part of 2017 Mining Hi...

Il 2013 è l'anno della cultura italiana negli USA, tanti eventi per conoscere il Belpaese sotto il segno della ricerca e dell'innovazione.Poster con scatti di fotografi italiani contemporanei e versi di poeti italiani sono esposti sugli autobus della città di Washington DC. Sono immagini scattate dai migliori fotografi del nostro Paese accanto ai v...

Nel corso di una visita a Washington per contatti con l'Amministrazione americana su tematiche politiche ed economiche, la Vice Ministro degli Esteri Marta Dassù ha incontrato la Deputy USTR, Vice Capo negoziatore per le tematiche di commercio internazionale, Ambasciatore Miriam Sapiro. Transatlantic Trade Investment PartnershipLa Vice Ministro ha...

Una mostra nel 2005 al New York Metropolitan Museum su Piero della Francesca; una trionfale tournée della Filarmonica della Scala nel 2007; altre due grandi esposizioni alla National Gallery of Art di Washington – la prima, tenutasi nel 2006, dedicata ai grandi Maestri del Rinascimento Bellini, Giorgione e Tiziano, e la seconda, realizzata due anni...

The Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National is holding their annual turkey and non-perishable food drive starting on Friday November 22nd, Monday November 25th and Tuesday November 26th at St. Catherine of Siena School. Please drop off all items at the school during regular school hours. As in years past, all turkeys and food items will be donated t...

By Steve Szkotak   Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site. The Rotunda face-lift is part construction zone — hardhats, safety glasses, big equipment — part art restoration.   In its interio...