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Italians in DC è orgogliosa di promuovere il concerto degli i-Talians, gruppo tutto italiano residente a Washington DC il cui obiettivo è promuovere la musica italiana negli Stati Uniti.   i-Talians è composto da:Gianpiero Antonazzo - chitarraFrancesco Luna - bassoFabrizio Papi - batteriaFrancesco Ciabattoni - tastieraEvangelina Elizondo - v...

The men living in a small town in the northern mountains of Italy were quickly losing their jobs by 1880 in water-powered trades that were becoming obsolete due to the Industrial Revolution.   The opportunities in the United States seemed endless then, and they drew many residents of Ono San Pietro to this country during the great Italian im...

Saint Rocco Italian American Society of Fort Lee, NJ announced today that Buddy Valastro will be this year's "Man of the Year" at their annual dinner dance on March 1st, 2015 at The Westmount Country Club at 5:00 pm.   Society president, Phil Arfuso said, "When our committee had to pick this year's man of the year, we did a lot of research i...

By Nicholas Zeitlinger   For five summer nights, the neighborhood surrounding Holy Rosary Church will come alive with music, games of chance, kids' activities, and delicious Italian food and drinks. It all takes place Aug. 12 through Aug. 16 at Holy Rosary Church on Sixth Street in Historic Downtown Jersey City celebrates 112 years of b...

By Gary Wien   Award-winning playwright, Joe DiPietro, may live in New York City, but his Jersey roots have been apparent in many of his plays from the hit musical The Toxic Avenger to his latest work,The Second Mrs. Wilson. This play examines a look at a rather unique — and terrifying — period in the history of the United States when Presid...

By Lauren Ball Pittsburgh's 55th mayor, Richard S. Caliguiri, dedicated his life to serving Pittsburgh, helping it survive de-industrialization in the 1980s and setting it on the path for future prosperity.   Born of Italian descent in Greenfield on Oct. 20, 1931, Mr. Caliguiri began his service to Pittsburgh as the director of the city's p...

In questi ultimi anni, le auto elettriche si sono sempre più diffuse nei listini delle case produttrici; nonostante ciò, la loro presenza sulle strade, ancora non si può certo definire un fenomeno "di massa" - per tutta quella serie di ostacoli a noi noti - come la scarsa presenza di punti ricarica, i prezzi ancora eccessivi etc. Come molti marchi,...

Gallarate - Rappresenta la culla della democrazia americana: qui venne suona la Liberty Bell, ancora oggi conservata in un museo che porta il suo nome, per annunciare la lettura della dichiarazione di indipendenza. Ed è qui che i ragazzi di 'Scuola Impresa' sono stati per imparare il funzionamento amministrativo della città. Nato insieme alla Fond...

Il Console Onorario d'Italia a Norfolk, in Virginia, Vito Piraino ha terminato il suo incarico per raggiunti limiti di età. È quanto comunica il Consolato generale d'Italia a Phialdelphia spiegando che i servizi consolari erogati dal Consolato Onorario sono quindi temporaneamente sospesi.   Fino alla riattivazione del servizio, i connazional...

by Marie Strumolo   It's time to spotlight some merchants in Silver Lake. The first on deck will be...drum roll please...Errico Violante. He started as a butcher's apprentice when he was 14 in Forino, a small town outside of Naples, Italy. He was the youngest in a family of seven children.   In 1964 he left Italy and came to the Unite...

Retail leasing specialists R.J. Brunelli & Co., Inc., today announced new national and New Jersey tenant representation assignments for Athena Learning Centers, Burger King Corporation and D'Angelo Italian Market.   The Old Bridge-based firm was appointed exclusive national real estate representative for Athena Learning Centers, a chain...

An international conference organized by the Center for Italian Studies and the Music Department of the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Institute for Music of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice, Italy. Today, scholars from various disciplines fully recognize the great cultural value of seventeenth century opera librettos an...