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The East Hanover Italian American Club (EHIAC) announces Michéal Castaldo as the Grand Marshall for the 2015 Columbus Day Parade, which will be held in East Hanover, New Jersey, on Sunday, October 11.   Castaldo is also being honored as the EHIAC Music Achievement Award Recipient for his outstanding performances, arranging and composing tale...

di Manuela Cavalieri e Donatella Mulvoni   Il suo nome è sinonimo in tutto il mondo di scandalo politico, ma il Watergate ha molte altre storie da raccontare. Il complesso fu costruito nei primi anni '60 da una società italiana, la Generale Immobiliare (poi controllata da Michele Sindona fino al fallimento). Fu l'ingegnere milanese Giuseppe...

by Erin L. Nissley   When the Dante Social Club's 82-year history comes to a close next month, it won't take with it Scranton's only link to the medieval Italian poet best known for an epic poem that took readers on a tour of Heaven, Purgatory and Hell.   Tucked away in a quiet corner of the University of Scranton's campus near the Sc...

Joseph Del Raso, the Pepper Hamilton partner who chairs the National Italian American Foundation -- NIAF -- had to send out for an extra tuxedo shirt Wednesday night so he could go to the Union League dinner honoring Philadelphia Energy chief Phil Rinaldi.   It's been that busy and formal a week for Italian American leaders, what with Italia...

UNICO Rehoboth Beach Chapter presented Opera at the Beach Oct. 22 at St. Edmond Church, featuring Andrea Arena, mezzo soprano; and Dante Fiore, tenor. Arena has been recognized for her extraordinary talents through her ability to bring polished classical style and rich soulful emotion to the operatic stage.   A native Delawarean, and a gradu...

La comunità italiana del New Jersey ha subito una grave perdita. S'è spento giovedì scorso, 3 gennaio, all'età di 83 anni, il cav. Joseph Coccia, fondatore della "Coccia Foundation", della quale il 17 settembre scorso aveva nominato presidente la figlia Elisa nel corso della "Grand Cocktail Reception", nell'11.o Annual Italian Studies Golf Classic...

The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) is just one week away from celebrating it's 25th Anniversary National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. Since then, over $51 million in scholarships have been awarded to bright, young Italian Americans. As we approach the silver anniversary of this momentous Washington event, we catch up with past sch...

by Michael Carosone   On May 1, 2013, my new book was available to the public. It was published by Bordighera Press and is a collection of 15 personal essays from 15 Gay Italian American men. It is a continuation of my work on giving voices to marginalized peoples, groups, and communities. The theme that stitches all of the essays together t...

by Ashlie Walter  CLARKSBURG —A basketball coach, a lawyer, a McDonald's franchisee and a councilwoman are among this year's West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival honorees.Joe Retton is the Italian-American Man of the Year, Sharon Flanery is the Italian-American Woman of the Year, John Ebert is the Honorary Italian Man of the Year and Marga...

By Debra Duncan Before assuming duties as the new U.S. ambassador to Italy, John R. Phillips will make a stop in his hometown of Leechburg. Friends and family will gather Sept. 1 to give him a proper send-off at the Marconi Club, where Mr. Phillips' grandparents -- Italian immigrants -- and his family often gathered.   Read more   S...

Continua la grande tradizione dei moduli pressurizzati "made in Italy", realizzati nello stabilimento torinese di Thales Alenia Space. Dopo l'Mplm, le componenti dei moduli della Stazione Spaziale Internazionale, i cargo europei Atv, adesso tocca ai moduli del cargo spaziale "privato" statunitense Cygnus.   Il 17 settembre, infatti, dalla ba...

The Columbus Day Committee of Atlantic City along with the Bonnie Blue Foundation annually honors Christopher Columbus and celebrates Italian heritage. The Christopher Columbus Commemorative Celebration 2013 runs Thursday Oct. 10 through Monday, Oct 14. A big component of the weekend is the Miss Columbus Day-Miss Atlantic County pageants, being hel...