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The Cresskill School District seeks an outstanding candidate for a full-time Italian language instruction position who demonstrates interpersonal skills that promote collaboration, professionalism, and a commitment to ensuring all students are able to use language authentically and for real communicative purposes. The candidate must be certified in...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561, Parsippany, donated $2,000.00 worth of gift cards from Shop Rite and Walmart to four local pantries. Receiving the gift cards from Joe Jannarone were Gerry Cioce representing St. Peters Food Pantry, Barbara Ievoli Parsippany Food Pantry, Peggy Rausher from Parsippany Day Care Center and Adam Gragani representing St. Anns....

Modern scouts learn to 'be prepared' for adult life and it seems that little has changed in almost 2,000 years. Ancient papyri show that wealthy Roman children were enrolled in a youth organisation in order to learn to be good citizens too.The documents, which originate from Oxyrhynchos in Egypt, also reveal that poorer children and even slaves be...

The Springfield Area Education Foundation holds an all-you-can-eat-Italian-buffet Thursday, at the Spring Valley Banquet and Meeting Facility, 400 W. Woodland Ave. Springfield Area Education Foundation has teamed with DiFabio's 9th Street Market and Catering Co.'s Chef Jeff Deal for a full array of appetizers, entrees and desserts.   Th...

Milan has captured the attention of the world as the site of its Expo from May 1 to October 31. This is the first such fair to have a specific theme — "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" — that looks to the future of sustainability in the context of taste, health, culture and pleasure.   Fred Plotkin, world-renowned expert on everything It...

Corona D'ltalia Lodge No. 807 held its annual mother-daughter and scholarship dinner on May 14 at the Wolverine Restaurant. Members and guests were greeted and registered by Louise Vitullo, treasurer, and her daughters, members Patti Kuhn and Maura Greco. Trustee, Marlene "Pudue" La Cava arranged the seating for the honorees, members and gues...

By Earl Karanja   The fourth round of the Maserati Trofeo World Series went down at the Virginia International Raceway where Romain Monti extended his championship lead after winning Race 1 and finishing Race 2 in second place. Despite carrying an extra 50 kg in his car as per the regulations, the Frenchman proved his competence and forced h...

By Lorraine Eaton   Antonio Caruana arrives for lunch wearing a black leather cap atop his shaved head and a Technicolor neck tattoo, and looking more like a character on "Sons of Anarchy" than one of Tidewater's hottest chefs.   It's nearly noon on a weekday when we convene at 219 An American Bistro, Caruana's pick for lunch. A block...

by Amanda McFadden Pittsburgh is a veritable mixing bowl of ethnicities. From its foundation, the city has been populated with immigrants from Germany, Poland, Italy and others. Settling into various neighborhoods, including Bloomfield's "Little Italy," Italians have blessed the city with the carby deliciousness that is their cuisine.  ...

Promotion Center for Little Italy Baltimore welcomes GIANNI ANDRACCHIO as its new board president. Benvenuto Gianni! He has already been planning and brainstorming as to how to grow our nonprofit organization as we continue the mission of promoting Little Italy. "I'm excited to get started," he said.   Gianni is first generation Italian as t...

Thirteen Westfield High School students were recently informed of recognition they received on the March 2016 Italian National Exam competing against students from 140 schools across 21 states.   Westfield High School Italian teachers Maria Santilli and Lauren Conroy explained that the exam, which was administered to more than 5,200 students...

Con una celebrazione per il 750mo anniversario della nascita del Sommo poeta ha debuttato a Washington la Dante Alighieri Legacy Association presieduta da Melo Cicala. La cerimonia si è svolta al Meridian Hill Park, dove è stata deposta una corona di fiori ai piedi del monumento di Dante eretto nella capitale. L'imponente statua (104,4 pollic...