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I am pleased to announce that we have begun to accept applications for Catholic University Law School's 2014 International Human Rights Summer Law Program in Rome, Italy. The program is open to qualified JD and LL.M students and I hope that you will pass this information along to law students you know who may be interested in a 3-week study program...

New Jersey BOCCE Invitational will be held on June 21, 2014 at Colonial Park in Franklin, NJ. The start time is 10am. One of the founders of the New Jersey BOCCE Invitational, Frank Valanzola, was a lifelong HRC parishioner.   Nine years ago, he & Pat DeChirico had the vision to start the Invitational with the mission of supporting worth...

By Warren Howeler   Over 100 children and their parents from throughout the Valley took part in a special showing of "The LEGO Movie" in the Sayre High School auditorium, which was sponsored by the Sayre chapter of UNICO National. For over 10 years now, the Sayre chapter of UNICO National has sponsored a free movie for local children and the...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that Allan Attanasio will be sworn in as the Chief of Police in the Mountainside Police Department on Tuesday, February 17th at 7:30 pm in the Mountainside Borough Hall.   We are extremely proud of our Executive Board member and know that he is an outstanding choice to le...

On the heels of a banner first year in existence, The Society of the Italian American Businessmen, SIAB, hosted their 2nd Annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 17th, to a sold out crowd of 360 people at the Richlin Ballroom. SIAB put on another first class event that began at 7:00pm and went until midnight.   In true Italian style, a 2015 Fiat...

Ciao Philadelphia 2015 was a rich series of events promoting Italy and the Italian-American contribution to this great City and Region. During the entire month of October, Ciao Philadelphia gained an exceptional level of popularity within the cultural settings of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.   Ciao Philadelphia i...

As a lead-off event to this year's national celebration of Catholic Schools Week, representatives of the Tri-State Italian-American Congress presented $25,000 in scholarships to 25 students of Italian heritage from 18 Catholic elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Newark.   The awards were presented in the Auditorium of the Archdiocesan C...

Danilo and Alona Orofino are offering "authentic Italian food" in Orofino (link is external), the restaurant they're opening at 1006 C Caroline St. in downtown Fredericksburg. Their grand opening is August 12 - 18, 2016.   "Everything you'll find on the menu will have deep roots in each of the unique Italian regions, traditions, and cooking...

'Tis the season for food, fun and Christmas karaoke! Join NIAF for our Christmas Open House, Wednesday, December 14, beginning at 6 p.m. at NIAF Headquarters at the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Building, 1860 19th St NW, Washington, D.C. Stop by in festive attire and enjoy light appetizers, drinks, music and the presentation of the future Victoria J...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) and more than 650 state and local lodges, the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA) has awarded nearly $50 million in scholarships to date.   Each year, the SIF offers 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants), ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, in a nationwide competition. &nbs...

The Sons of Italy New Jersey Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), the oldest and largest national organization for men and women of Italian descent, will hold its Columbus Italian Cultural Festa!   Hundreds are expected to attend and enjoy Italian-themed food, vendors and novelties, a bocce tourname...

Italians in DC, insieme all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Casa Italiana, la National Italian American Foundation, Sons of Italy, il Lido Civic Club, e' lieta di sponsorizzare l'evento organizzato dalla Holy Rosary Church (la chiesa italo-americana a Washington) all'interno dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana.   La tavola rotonda offrira' un pro...