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Former Mount Union baseball coach Nick Imperioli stood in the PNG Field home dugout, arms crossed, a wide smile across his face. The Trojans just captured their 18th District 6 championship in 28 appearances and the first title since 2012 after beating a game Philipsburg-Osceola squad 1-0 in the ninth inning, thanks to a Grayson McClain walk-off RB...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Newark, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. 1. Mercato Tomato Pie. Topping the list is Mercato Tomato Pie. Located at 212 Market St., the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, i...

From the Ferris wheel to the funnel cake, St. Charles Borromeo's annual event in Cinnaminson is the picture of a classic carnival. But carnival co-chair Brian Fitzpatrick takes in the scene and sees something else: A modern Main Street.  "As we've shifted to a downtown community to an online community, here is one of the few large-scale, down-home...

C’è anche l’Italia alla 14ma edizione alla conferenza annuale della Nafsa - Association of International Educators - la più grande associazione no-profit dedicata all'educazione e allo scambio internazionale tra Paesi, riunita dal 26 al 31 maggio al Convention Center Washington. "Global Leadership, Learning and Change" il tema della 71^ edizione cu...

Leaders in business, Italian-American causes, and military received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA), the nation’s largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage. Bruno Ciacciarelli (President of Roadtex Transportation), Vivian Cardia...

We got an amazing opportunity to meet and interview Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro. He is a reality TV show host, and owner of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey, and other locations. He also has several TV shows, such as “Cake Boss,” “Bake You Rich,” “Bake It Like Buddy” and “Bakers vs. Fakers.” If you have seen his show or have been lucky enough...

Some say it's "BAH' chee" while others say "BOH' chee" but no matter how you pronounce it, the sport served as a competition for a cause this Memorial Day weekend. Old Forge Sons of Italy hosted their 5th annual bocce tournament as a way to help veterans. Participants paid a 100 dollar entrance fee for a four-person team. Those proceeds benefit Sai...

A Wayne Township college graduate made history Thursday by becoming the school’s oldest valedictorian. It was commencement day at Passaic County Community College and graduate Hank Cenicola says that he couldn’t be prouder. At age 72, he became the school’s oldest student to graduate with top honors.“It was the best learning experience of my life,”...

La Festa Italian Street Festival on East Passyunk Avenue will return on Sunday, June 2. This year, the South Philly block party will be bigger than ever before. Similar to celebrations in Italy for the Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day), attendees will spend the day eating, drinking and dancing in the street. Highlights of the all-day, a...

The news stories report that Sunday February 7, 1904, was a brutally cold and windy day. In Baltimore, a single spark was destined to change the face of the city forever. That spark ignited a blaze in the warehouse of the John W. Hurst Company at German (now Redwood) and Sharp Streets. Shortly after 11 AM, the building was engulfed in flames. By no...

Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler announced the Officer of the Year for 2019 along with special awards for distinguished officers. The Sheriff’s Office annually honors its sworn officers, investigators, detectives, and dispatchers who have excelled in making Mercer County viable and its streets and courthouses safe. This year’s Sheriff Officer of t...

On the eve of every performance, Riccardo Massi goes silent, not uttering a single word all day. It's part of the Italian tenor's strict regimen to preserve his instrument -- his vocal cords. "I experimented a lot, and I saw this is the best thing to do," said Massi, the male lead in Puccini's beloved "Tosca" through Saturday at the Kennedy Center...