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The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) is thrilled to announce that Luigi Chinetti Jr. will be the distinguished guest speaker at the Cortile Italian Car Show luncheon on Saturday, August 3. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear Chinetti Jr. share his captivating experiences from the 1949 Le Mans, a race that marked a significant mom...

Two helicopters made at Leonardo’s Northeast Philadelphia assembly plant to check nuclear accidents and potential terror attacks are going through testing at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, as the company adds staff at the plant in anticipation of more sales to the U.S. government. Leonardo, based in Italy, delivered the two AW139 helicopters l...

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announces the addition of Joseph Ferro to the Board of Trustees. Ferro, whose family originally came from Sicily and Italy, is Vice President/Market Manager at Valley Bank for the Greater Hackensack area in New Jersey. Founded in 1998, the NNJCF, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization headquarte...

Giovanni DiDomenico founded Shop Morris County at age 14 while still an 8th-grade student. As a lifelong resident of Parsippany, Giovanni has always advocated for the local business community. His early passion for business and his community laid the foundation for a remarkable journey. Starting Shop Morris County in the 8th grade, Giovanni made si...

The Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of research. The Embassy of Italy in Wash...

The Rome-Washington dialogue. On Tuesday, a delegation from the Italian Foreign Ministry, led by Secretary General Ambassador Riccardo Guariglia, convened in Washington to discuss issues related to the Indo-Pacific region. Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell led the US delegation, including diplomats and officials from the Pentagon and the Nati...

A $50,000 grant was awarded to the Senator John Heinz History Center and its partners at the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University to support and grow the Italian Diaspora Archive Resource Map project. The project catalogues materials that document the Italian American experience in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. The...

Following the tragic collapse of Baltimore‘s Francis Scott Key Bridge in March, a collaborative team has proposed a design for its replacement. The team comprises Carlo Ratti Associati — the architecture firm led by architect and MIT professor Carlo Ratti — WeBuild, an Italian construction group, and Michel Virlogeux, a French structural engineer....

There were 6453 visitors to the Embassy of Italy on Saturday for the usual EU Open House, during which all European Union embassies open their doors to the public for Europe Day celebrations. Visitors, welcomed into the Embassy building designed in the nineties by architect Piero Sartogo with a shape that replicates the layout of Washington created...

The Italian company that helped rebuild a bridge that collapsed in Genoa in 2018 says it is ready to do the same in Baltimore. WeBuild Group said in a press release Friday that it had sent a preliminary design and plans to US officials for the reconstruction of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, which fell apart in late March after a cargo...

Amplifon, an Italian company founded in 1950 to help all those who had suffered hearing damage from the war, is now world leader in the retail hearing care market and is growing further in the U.S. The group has completed the acquisition of Hearing Instruments and Precision Hearing Aid, two companies owned by one of Miracle-Ear's leading franchisee...

Well, the ground beneath us may have shaken from New Jersey’s surprising earthquake, but it’s the stirring tales of passing along the Italian culture to future generations that truly rock our world! This week we’re joined by the delightful Marisa Fusaro, Italian teacher and creator of Stellina Travel, who shares her insights on the crucial role of...