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Sunday's Columbus Day parade will be the last year Tom Menino is part of the event as mayor. The guest of honor at the cocktail reception kicking off Columbus Day weekend in the North End, the irrepressible Thomas M. Menino, is the center of adulation, as he has been for two decades, on Friday night, where he received an award from the Columbu...

Reminiscent of the Italian Festivals that took place on Wooster Street in New Haven, the North Haven Son's & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805 will present their "Italian Festival of Angels" on the North Haven Town Green Friday, Aug. 23, 4 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Procession of Angels will take place Saturday, 4 p.m...

St. Andrew the Apostle Society and the Amalfitani-Italian Community will hold the 115th St. Andrew the Apostle Annual Italian Festa from Thursday evening through Sunday evening at the St. Andrew Club grounds by Wooster Square, 515 Chapel St.   A grand opening parade through Wooster Square at 6 p.m. Thursday will be followed by a blessing of...

Mary Sue Lyons, member of the Vermont Italian Club, will present Italy's Friuli Venezia Giulia Region: Beautiful, Fascinating and Affordable! on September 14, 6:30 p.m. at Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Lyons will lead a slide show tour of her travels of the most northeast region of Italy that is bordered by Slovenia, Austria and the Adriatic Sea.  ...

If you or your family members or friends are working on their Italian dual citizenship, please note the following announcement from the Vice Consulate in Providence: Vice Consolato d'Italia a Providence, Rhode Island, USA Deborah E. Del SestoHONORARY VICE CONSULNOTICEThe Honorary Italian Vice Consulate office will be open onTuesday, September 23,...

Posted by Mario Angotta The statue of Madonna Delle Grazie was presented last Sunday afternoon at the annual procession in Boston's North End. Featuring Saint Alfio's Band and the Northeast Italian Band, the procession started at St. Leonard's Church at the corner of Hanover & Prince Streets and made its way through the neighborhood with many...

Gil Gigliotti, professor of English and Latin at Central Connecticut State University and the author of two books about Frank Sinatra, has been traveling the Northeast speaking about the 100 years of Frank Sinatra. Sinatra would have turned 100 on Dec. 12, 2015. Gigliotti spoke this week at Hall Memorial Library in Ellington about Sinatra's l...

February 10, 2015 to June 7, 2015Location: Harold and Estelle Newman Tanner Gallery   Showcasing Old Master Italian paintings under consideration for the upcoming reinstallation of the permanent galleries, many of which have been off view for decades, the fifth floor of the Davis Museum will become a laboratory for the exploration of the cur...

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a professional non profit theatre company for family audiences, will open it's exciting new musical panto "Cinderella Italiano!" on Friday, April 24th at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford.   It will play weekend performances through May 9th. "Cinderella Italiano!" is a big, fat, itali...

The Sons of Italy of Norwalk will hold its annual Marconi Scholarship Dinner at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at Chatham Manor. The scholarship fund was established in 1965 for deserving high school graduates of Italian descent pursuing four year degree programs.   This year's recipients are David Newsom and Jessica Somma who will receive $4,0...

On Sunday, Rita Derubeis, 65, stood outside Sacred Heart Church with her friend Anna Gentile, 63, recalling growing up on the city's West Side as children who had immigrated from Settefrate, Italy. "We went through a lot of stuff," said Derubeis, who immigrated to Stamford in 1958 when she was 7. "We had to go to Naples for blood tests to make sur...

The Pittsfield Parade Committee announced Tuesday that Mario DeMartino will be the Grand Marshal for July 4th Parade.   DeMartino was chosen because of his high level of volunteerism. DeMartino is the chairman of the Pittsfield Ethnic Fair and organizes the bucket brigade for the Fourth of July Parade.   Read more   Source:&nb...