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Touch of Italy has requested the Court of Chancery allow its suit against former partners Frank and Louie Bascio to move forward. In June, the Bascios, through attorney David Hutt, moved to have Touch of Italy's suit dismissed.   In his opposition to the Bascios motion to dismiss, Touch of Italy attorney Larry Fifer said the Bascios hav...

Italians in DC, in collaborazione con la SAIS Italian Society e l'US-Italy Global Affairs Forum, e' felice di annunciare l'incontro con con Elena Cattaneo, scienziata e senatore a vita. Quando: Martedi' 21 gennaio 2014 alt Ora: 18.00 Dove: SAIS - Room B736, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington D.C.   Read more...

UNICO National, the largest Italian-American service organization in the United States, founded in 1922, has two chapters in Sussex County, Rehoboth Area Chapter and Delmarva Chapter.   Members of both chapters met Jan. 7 and Feb. 1 to plan for the inaugural Brian Piccolo Awards Ceremony to be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Nicola Pizz...

Author and scholar Dr. Simone Cinotto will deliver a lecture and sign copies of his new book, The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City at Drexel University's Center for Hospitality and Sport Management on Monday, May 12 at 5pm.   In his talk, Cinotto will discuss how food was at the center of the lives of immi...

DisCanto is a group of Italian conservatory-trained musicians who reinterpret traditional Abruzzese and ethnic southern Italian songs through contemporary and traditional instrumentation.   Sung in dialect, the songs evoke the Apennine Mountains, which have defined Abruzzo's culture, and cover historical themes of celebration, mourning, and...

The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented of paintings by the imaginative Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo (1462–1522) will premiere at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from February 1 through May 3, 2015.   Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence will showcase some 40 of the artist's m...

Middletown Township Public Library located at 55 New Monmouth Road is proud to present That's Amore: The Great Italian-American Songbook with Dave DeLuca on Saturday April 18, beginning at 2:30 pm.   "Featuring such songs as That's Amore, O Sole Mio, Come Back To Surriento, and Volare, The Great Italian-American Songbook celebrates the 'Ital...

Three local standout athletes were among those honored at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Chapter's 29th Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner held this past April. Monessen's Donna DeMarino Sanft was a Hall of Fame inductee while Louis "Bimbo" Cecconi of Donora received the Frank A. Santamaria Lifetime Achievement Award. B...

La Festa Italiana will be extended to four days this year, starting Friday, Sept. 4, and running through Monday, Sept. 7. Organizers decided to start early for the 40th annual festival, which traditionally spans Labor Day weekend, because it coincides with First Friday, said Christopher DiMattio, chairman of the La Festa committee.   Fe...

by Tim Jimenez   A month-long celebration of Italian culture called "Ciao Philadelphia" wraps up with a number of events this week. There's an Italian Cinema Night at Widener University on Wednesday. On Friday, it's a Wine and Cheese tasting at Drexel.   Andrea Canepari is Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia. For a second yea...

Sponsored by the Original Little Italy Restaurant Association. Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7 pm - rain or shine. FREE FAMILY EVENT! (corner Stiles & High Streets)   Christmas carols sung by Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Candlelight caroling will begin previously in the church and process to the tree lighting...

by Bob Kalinowski   Neno Sartini, one of Northeastern Pennsylvania's leading advocates for veterans, died on Tuesday afternoon, his wife said. He was 85. Sartini served in the Air Force for 27 years, retiring as a master sergeant. The Wilkes-Barre man fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his ser...