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Nuovo Comites anche a Detroit.   I consiglieri eletti per la Lista "Italia Unita" sono: Ruggirello Domenico (140 preferenze); Lo Iacono Giovanni (128); Castaldi (Roselli) Anna (103); Mancini Domenico (102); Orlando Giovanni (99); Previti Sebastiano (87); Catalano Giovanni (80); Cardin (Silverio) Celestina (Tina) (79); Di Ponio Anthony (64);...

It seemed impossible, when you first heard the news. A lifeforce as vibrant as Antonio Ciccone could not be extinguished this soon. But it was true, Ciccone, a science teacher and girls soccer coach at Seymour High, died unexpectedly last Friday at age 61.   Colorful, funny, dedicated, warm and generous are good words for a start, but I'm no...

By Tommaso Ebhardt and Mark ClothierFiat SpA, Italy's biggest manufacturer, is considering moving its corporate headquarters to the U.S. following a planned merger with Chrysler Group LLC, three people familiar with the matter said.   Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne is evaluating the switch from Turin, where Fiat was founded in 189...

Si comunica che il superiore Ministero ha richiesto a questo Consolato di aggiornare la mappatura delle associazioni italiane operanti in questa circoscrizione consolare. Si unisce, a tale fine, una scheda con preghiera che tutte le associazioni italiane operanti in questa circoscrizione consolare la compilano e la restituiscano a questo Consolato...

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago in collaboration with: http://marriagedowry.eventbrite.com in Italian with English subtitles Through his research on the status of women in Florence and othe...

Festa Italiana 2015 is excited to announce the 1st Annual Little Miss Italian American Pageant! The pageant will take place on Saturday August 1st, 2015 on the Festival Grounds at the Gambino State (next to the Culture Tent). The pageant will host two groups: one for ages 5-8 and one for ages 9-12.   Contestants will be judged on Speech...

PBS superstar Pasquale Esposito will grace The Arcada Theatre in St. Charles with a tribute to Enrico Caruso on Oct. 24. The concert will showcase songs featured on "Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Enrico Caruso," a 2-CD drawn from the PBS special of the same name that was first aired this spring. "Pasquale was born to do a tribute to the great...

"Cuore Tricolore" risulta l'unica lista presentata entro la scadenza del 16 febbraio al Comitato elettorale circoscrizionale di Chicago, presieduto da Dea Dantone e composto da Elisa Cozza.   Ne dà notizia lo stesso comitato precisando che "esaminata la documentazione presentata e non avendo rilievi in proposito si ritiene di poter ammettere...

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will present its Dante and Mazzei award on May 29 at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie St., Chicago. Chicago Sun-Times editorial page editor R. Bruce Dold with its Dante award. The honor is bestowed each year on a member of the media who lives up to Dante Alighieri's call to be no timid friend to truth....

The Kalo Foundation/Iannelli Studios Heritage Center of Park Ridge welcomed the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in March to view the studio's 11-foot statue of the Madonna. The visit was facilitated by alumnae of Chicago's former Immaculata High School, which the statue once graced. The Madonna was designed in 1922 by sculptor Alphon...

Following a year mark¬ed by cancellations and illness of its music director Riccardo Muti and marquee veteran conductors Pierre Boulez and Bernard Haitink, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra announced on Wednesday its 2013-2014 subscription season with 13 weeks of concerts to be led by these much admired leaders now in their 70s and 80s.While the Richa...

Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference: The ItaliansNovember 8-9 Loyola University Chicago Call for Papers: The conference invites 20-30 minute papers that look at the late 19th and 20th century Italian immigration, with an emphasis on Chicago and the Midwest. Presentations may be given from the viewpoint of ethnic studies, urban and cultural his...