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Each year, the Myrtle Beach Sons of Italy Lodge #2662 awards a $1,500 scholarship to a high school student of Italian descent. This year's recipient is Christopher Moloney. He is a recent graduate of Socastee High School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.   Moloney and his family were guests for dinner at the lodge the evening the pres...

The time of the year is here when Ciancia hosts the greatest and most attended event of the year: la Festa di Natale. Come celebrate with us the most cherished holiday in Italy, and take a chance to support our club's activities. Our committee is making a great effort to make this a memorable party.   Our Festa features great food, rivers of...

By Harriet Howard Heithaus   It's not hard to see Italy as the epicenter of culture. It has music, it has philosophers, it has artists and it most assuredly has great food. ArtsNaples World Festival has taken "Il bel paese" — the beautiful country, as it is known — for its theme this year.   There's a special affinity here for th...

Auburn's Cultural Italian American Organization will celebrate St. Joseph's Day with a feast Saturday, March 19, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming.   The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. with a small religious ceremony in which the statue of St. Joseph is carried during a small procession and placed on a table with traditiona...

December 18, 2015. Friday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM. Doris Italian Market - 2077 University Drive - Coral Springs, Florida 33071. Doris Italian Market and Bakery, South Florida's premiere specialty supermarket serving local communities since 1947, hosts a holiday Wine and Food Gala benefiting Impact Broward. Open to the public...

In 1961 Cape Coral was a tiny but growing community in need of a Fire Department. A group of men encouraged by Gulf American Corporation decided to form a one and on April 9, 1961, the Cape Coral Volunteer Fireman's Association was incorporated by an act of the Florida legislature. Their first elected Chief was Edward Kocik.Ed Kocik and his wife Al...

Locals have one last chance to save on Festival tickets. Spoleto Festival USA will be back with special ticket offers and waived fees during this weekend's Second Sunday on King Street. Stop by the Festival's tent, located at the corner of King and George Streets, to chat with staff about the Festival program and pick up a brochure. Click here for...

May 31, 2015 - Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PMCasa Italiana - 595 1/2 Third Street NW  - Washington, District of Columbia 20001. The next luncheon of the Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Casa Italiana (595 ½ 3rd Street NW, Washington, DC).   We will hear from Dr. Tyle...

This year's Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston took in nearly $3 million at the box office. The festival also said Wednesday that about 63,000 tickets were sold for the 160 events staged during the 17-day run of the festival.   Festival officials say Spoleto means about $50 million in economic impact for the Charleston area.   Re...

During a recent party put on by the Italian-American Club at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, several veterans were honored. Among those was Edward MacLean who just turned 94 on March 30.   While others had stories about their time overseas, MacLean noted that he had been in the invasion of Normandy, only not by water, but by armed helicopter,...

For Matt Decapua and Marina Re, rehearsing for Florida Studio Theatre's production of "Over the River and Through the Woods" has been more than a return to a theatrical venue where they both have performed previously. It's been a literal homecoming.   "I knew every one of these characters. I grew up with them. This is my life," says Re, one...

By Charmain Z. Brackett   Mafia threats, gambling debts, infidelity and death are contrasted with catchy music of an iconic band led by a falsetto-singing Italian-American in a Tony Award-winning musical, which is coming to Bell Auditorium Dec. 8-13. Based on the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, whose hits include Sherry, Can't...