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By Daniel Terrill   Everybody's favorite Italian-American gun company announced today that it's signed the winningest Olympic shotgunner of all time — five-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode joins the Beretta competition team.   "We are extremely honored and excited to welcome Kim Rhode to Team Beretta! Kim has established herself as the...

FlowMetric, a market leader in flow cytometry and cell sorting services, announced today that they are expanding their global capacity with the launch of a European laboratory facility located at the Parco Tecnologico Padano in Lodi, Italy. Since its launch in March, 2010, FlowMetric has quickly established itself as one of the market leaders in fl...

by Domenica Marchetti Hahri Shin was the first to arrive, at noon, a full hour before the scheduled start of the feast. He came outfitted for the occasion, wearing a bright-red Adidas track suit with white headband, and carrying a bottle of Rolaids.   The occasion was the third annual Panarda, a nine-hour, 40-course banquet at Le Virtu, the...

"Filitalia International's Scholarship – says Rosetta Miriello - programs benefit our young member's futures. All completed scholarship applications must be at 1809-13 Oregon Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19145 by 5pm ET, September 145h, 2014- no exceptions.   The scholarship recipients will be announced September 30th, 2014 and the winners will...

On September 26, the Little Italy Bocce League presented pastor Father Sal Furnari and St. Leo's Church with a $1,500 check, money collected from team entry fees during the Saint Gabriel Festival Bocce Tournament in August. The tournament this year was hosted by the Little Italy Bocce League.   The committee requested that the donation speci...

The National Women's History Museum, Washington, presents "New Beginnings: Immigrant Women and the American Experience," the fifth forum in its Initiating Change/Adapting to Change lecture series on Wednesday, October 22 at 6pm at The Marvin Center at The George Washington University..   The discussion will explore the historical experiences...

The Italian American American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County presents 'A Night at the Opera,' March 28 at the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in Hampton. Enjoy an evening of Italian opera's greatest hits and classic Italian songs performed by the Boheme Opera Company of New Jersey.   The cost is $65 per person which includes dinner, music and...

Pastosa Ravioli, the third generation, family-owned and operated Italian specialty food company widely recognized as the source of New York's finest ravioli, fresh pasta and Italian specialties will mark its first year anniversary in Cranford with a two-month community celebration.   Located at 200 South Ave. East in Cranford, this is the 10...

by Jodi Streahle   Twenty-five students won cash prizes for the artwork they entered in the 23rd annual Italian Heritage Student Art Show. Three best of show awards were given to: Laurianna Panico of Clearview Regional High School, Eli DelValle of Bridgeton High School and Nicholas Lonetto of St. Augustine Prep.   The show featur...

Hackensack University Health Network is mourning the loss of Justice Marie L. Garibaldi of Weehawken, NJ, who died on January 15, 2016. Justice Garibaldi was part of the Hackensack University Health Network family since 2001 and served with great distinction as a member of all three of its Boards: the Hackensack University Health Network, Hack...

Love, seduction, jealousy, vengeance, and death all come together in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's 2016 season presentations of grand, traditional opera at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC). During 2016, Verismo Opera, the house opera company of bergenPAC, will present Amilcare Ponchielli's La Gioconda and Giuseppe Verdi...

The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra, led by Maestro Enrico Granafei, will present its 75th Anniversary Spring Concert, on Sunday, May 1 starting 3 p.m., at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, Bloomfield. Entitled "Diamond Celebration - A Tribute to the Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra," the concert will feature the favorite repertoire of the orchest...