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In his second year, Gianmarco Arletti sets the pace for Holy Cross Prep. An international student from Italy, the 6-foot-6 point guard dictates much of what the Lancers do. He’s more confident and comfortable on the floor than a year ago, and so far his play has shown it. "Last year was a little strong for me," the University of Delaware commit sai...

Christmas came early for fans of Amici Ristorante in Cherry Hill. The popular Italian restaurant is moving to bigger digs on Kresson Road. Chef-owner Alex A. Daku announced the move on its Facebook page Sunday, saying he had purchased the landmark restaurant most recently occupied by Denim. Denim BYOB is now located in the Shops at 116 on Kings Hig...

The Italian Club has been active on Pitt’s campus for 106 years, but until the day Charlie Partridge walked Habakkuk Baldonado through the front door, it never was used as a recruiting tool for the football team. Partridge, Pitt’s defensive line coach and assistant head coach, said it’s an experience he never will forget. Partridge was ushering Bal...

Depending on how die-hard the annual traditionalist or curious the newcomer, on Christmas Eve morning, Philly’s Italian Market will start seeing long lines for its specialty goods before 6 a.m. That’s the deal. You want something? Get up early. Brave the cold. No line, however, will be longer and louder than the one for Ninth Street’s oldest shop,...

This past summer, six Princeton students from different academic backgrounds embarked on the inaugural year of the language immersion program in Pisa, Italy. For four weeks, students explored various themes, ultimately improving their Italian language proficiency while simultaneously gaining a deeper understanding of the country’s rich and diverse...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ recently concluded its Holiday Season with a party for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of NJ. The Society purchased and collected toys for hundreds of at risk children from North Jersey. The party was held at the American Legion Post 155 in Whippany and had face painting, pizza and lots of bugs and smiles from...

Sunday, January 5, 2020. 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST. Italian Cultural Center of Maryland, 315 Homeland Southway, Baltimore, MD 21212. Italian Cultural Center of Maryland's Caffè Letterario is an intimate conversation with selected guests about the arts, community and culture over coffee and pastries in the classic Italian style. It facilitates the shari...

Melanie Mitchell grew up like most Italian Americans, eating dishes that challenged your stomach. When her mother re-married Ray, a Texan, they all learned very quickly about each other’s cultures through food. Christmases were spent eating everything from pasta to barbeque, which is now what you get at their Franklin County restaurant, Napoli Cowb...

The Borough of Totowa Public Library Foundation, together with the Borough of Totowa Public Library, are hosting its ninth annual Italian Family Style Dinner on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at The Brownstone. Doors open at 6 p.m. This year, they will be presenting the Mayor Sam Cherba Award to the American Legion Post #227 for their generosity to the Toto...

The man who brought fresh, homemade and handmade pasta to South Jersey has died at age 87. Joseph Severino of Westmont, the founder of Severino Pasta Company, died Dec. 19, his family said in a published death notice. Anthony Iannone, the chef and owner of Anthony's Creative Cuisine in Haddon Heights, recalled Severino as "the first person to intro...

The couple came via New York City, where they met at chef Tom Colicchio’s Craft. Crochet was the chef de cuisine there, while MacNeil was most recently running the 15-person pastry team at Del Posto in Chelsea. They relocated to Philadelphia for Crochet’s new job at Starr restaurants, and to be closer to family in New Jersey and central Pennsylvani...

It isn’t even Christmas Eve yet — that’s when police will be outside directing traffic to contain the cannoli chaos. But Laura Carlino and her crew are racing like elves on deadline. “The bakers,” she says, as I pull her from behind a counter at Carlino’s Market a few days ago, "they’ve been here since Jerry started at 8 p.m. last night. The othe...