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Longtime Pompano Beach resident Jimmy Cavallo, a rock ’n’ roll pioneer and charismatic bandleader who entertained South Florida audiences past his 90th birthday, died Monday afternoon at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. He was 92. Cavallo died of congestive heart failure brought on by a recurring battle with pneumonia, a family spokesman s...

After months of courting its fourth sister city, Boynton Beach this week hosted representatives from its latest counterpart, Farindola, Italy, and zeroed in on signing into effect a partnership rooted in economy, tourism, the arts and history. The six-person Italian delegation included Farindola International Arts Festival board members and Farindo...

La visita in Florida della senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta in Nord e Centro America, si è conclusa lo scorso fine settimana con l'incontro, tenutosi presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Miami, con il Console Generale Cristiano Musillo e il personale della sede consolare. Durante il colloquio sono state affrontate le principali question...

Woodlawn is known for the beautiful sculptures and unique works of art. Peace, love, sorrow, and hope are what these delicate figures symbolize, many of them inspired by classic statues found in Europe.  Among the most photographed is the Gerould Memorial, a replica of the famous Monteverde Angel in Staglieno, Cemetery.  Carved from marble, many of...

On November 15th, the Peter Pedroni Memorial Charity event was held at the Fairway Café & Venue at the Boone Golf Club. The event is presented by Casa Rustica Restaurant and Catering, a local Italian-American restaurant, and benefits this year’s charity: LIFE (Living Innovations For Exceptional) Village. The Memorial Charity event has traditionally...

A Fort Myers woman is the epitome of living a long and full life. Anna Natella celebrated her 107th birthday Thursday, surrounded by family and friends. “Couldn't believe my eyes to see all those people we had for the birthday.” Anna celebrated at the Brookdale Senior Living Facility in Fort Myers. She’s been living here for a few years, but living...

To many Americans, the third Sunday in November is typically a regular day. But to American and European Soldiers and Veterans, it is a day to honor the fallen German and Italian Prisoners of War. For nearly four decades, services have been held at the German-Italian Prisoners of War Cemetery to honor the 26 Germans and three Italians buried there....

In order to facilitate the issue of passports for children under the age of 18, during the school year, the Consulate General of Italy will dedicate Wednesday afternoons from 3 pm to 5 pm to our younger citizens! For minors it will no longer be necessary to book an appointment online however it will be necessary to send an email request to passapor...

An event was held Sunday to honor World War II prisoners of war from Italy and Germany who are buried at Fort Gordon and to celebrate how far America’s relationships with the countries have come. The wreath-laying ceremony took place at the cemetery on the post for the 22 soldiers who died over 70 years ago at internment camps in Georgia and South...

Tappa ad Atlanta e Charleston per il Consolato generale d’Italia a Miami che a dicembre organizzerà una missione – passaporti nelle due città. La missione, dedicata i connazionali che hanno bisogno di rinnovare il passaporto, si terrà nel periodo 5 -10 dicembre. Gli interessati, spiega il consolato, dovranno prenotarsi inviando una email all’indiri...

Grammy Award-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta, recently honored by Performance Today as its inaugural Classical Woman of the Year for her lasting impact on classical music, is among the guest conductors helming the Sarasota Orchestra’s Masterworks series this season. Falletta will join the orchestra Dec. 6-8 at the Van Wezel for three “Roman Festiv...

The Italian Club of Tampa would like to recognize and congratulate Italian Club Member & Past President - Joe Capitano, Sr. on receiving The 2019 Luminaries Award from The Junior League of Tampa. Please take a moment and watch the video included. The Junior League of Tampa and WEDU PBS present The Luminaries - an annual recognition program to showc...