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Friday October 25. 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Montclair State University, University Hall Conference Center (7th floor). One Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ. Admission: $50 registration fee for teachers; $25 fee for graduate students and student teachers. Contact: Cav. Mary Ann Re, Ph.D., Director 973-655-4038 rem@montclair.edu Twelfth in a series of all-day...

A state grant will meet some of the costs of the more than $1 million renovation that will turn a vacant former office building into Coratti's, a new Italian restaurant, bar and indoor bocce ball venue in downtown Howell.  "We're getting everything brand new, and, at the end of the day, we're converting an old office building into a great restauran...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Department of Italian and the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University invite you to a book presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri.  Jhumpa Lahiri is one of the most important voices of American literature. Her debut book, Interpreter of Maladies, wo...

I grew up In Staten Island with a strong Italian heritage, my parents moved here from Campobasso,

Now in its 12th year Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, and cinema. With programs both for the general...

Avrà luogo il prossimo 25 ottobre nella prestigiosa sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington la 7^ edizione della Eduitalia Award Ceremony. Nel corso dell’evento, inserito nel contesto della 19^ Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel mondo, saranno premiati: 22 studenti meritevoli, i cui nominativi sono stati pubblicati ieri sui portali dell'Ambasci...

On World Homeless Day, a rock star, local businesses and others came together to celebrate the new renovations of a Camden shelter. Joseph’s House, which has been on Atlantic Avenue since 2014, held an open house Thursday to show off $1.2 million in renovations. The money of the upgrades came from a mixture of public grants and donations from corpo...

Denise Alessandrini has spent more than 20 years in the Prince of Piedmont Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. As president of the women’s auxiliary, she’s usually at the lodge a couple times a week, helping to plan fundraisers that support scholarships and other worthy causes. But until April 13, there was one important thin...

Mom’s statue has been part of our family for over 40 years. The story about how this came to be is both interesting and fateful. In 1972, I was a member of the 103rd Engineer Battalion of the Pennsylvania National Guard. As part of our training, we were required to complete two weeks of summer “field” training, usually at an Army facility. That yea...

From Giacomo Puccini to Rodgers and Hammerstein, a scope of classical sounds will soon resonate throughout the halls of South Philadelphia High School. Seasoned and emerging musicians from across the Philadelphia region will convene at the local public high school, 2101 S. Broad St., for the 27th annual Alfonso Cavaliere Memorial Concert on Sunday,...

Residents and visitors in Madison have another option to get their pizza fix as Tino's Artisan Pizza Co. has opened their doors to patrons. Mayor Robert Conley joined by representatives from Tino's Artisan Pizza Co., Council, Downtown Development Commission and the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening ribbon cutting...

The sun took a while to peek through the clouds on Sunday, Oct. 6, but nothing could cloak the light in the hearts of parishioners and guests at St. Paul Parish and St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish, both in South Philadelphia, for a day of festivities. The former saw the dedication of a long-desired church hall and a well-received feast, while the...