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Fredericksburg will confirm its sister-city relationship with Este, Italy, with a signing ceremony on Wednesday. It will be held at 11 a.m., in the City Council Chambers in City Hall, 715 Princess Anne St. The proclamation signing is free and open to the public. It completes the confirmation of the relationship, which began with a similar cer...

THE EXPANSION of an Italian pastry shop from Staten Island to Cranford was never intended, but when Christina Campitiello visited the location, she just couldn't resist. It was like a scene from a movie. "The town was so perfect," she says. "We were there for one minute — it felt like home."   Campitiello knows from movie scenes. The or...

The annual Morris County Columbus Day Parade, which is hosted by the Italian American Club, is dedicated this year to the late "Sopranos" actor and New Jersey native, James Gandolfini. "James Gandolfini is a great actor of stage and screen, but he was also a great philanthropist for New Jersey charities and Rutgers University," said parade spo...

Clark UNICO Chapter President Ralph Bernardo announces that the 8th annual UNICO Italian American Feast is just around the corner. This year's feast will take place Columbus Day Weekend – Oct. 10-11-12, on the Clark Municipal Building grounds at 430 Westfield Ave. The feast will be open Friday, from 6-11 p.m., Saturday, from 1-11 p.m., and Sunday,...

Tipton, Pennsylvania – If you enjoy delicious Italian food and fine Italian music, then it is time for you to pull out your red, white and green and join the DelGrosso Family this Sunday, September 21st for the 25th Annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival.    "We are proud of our family heritage and traditions. If there is one thing I...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) with hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) has awarded nearly $59 million in scholarships to date.   In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants...

by Dana Difilippo   Geno's Steaks will donate $10,000 each to the families of firefighter Joyce Craig and Officer Robert Wilson III during a memorial plaque ceremony Friday near the South Philly landmark. Craig, an 11-year veteran and mother of two who was promoted posthumously to lieutenant, died while fighting a basement fire Dec. 9 i...

L'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington intende assumere con contratto a tempo indeterminato un collaboratore amministrativo nel settore traduzione-interpretariato. È richiesto un diploma di scuola secondaria superiore e un'ottima conoscenza delle lingue italiana e inglese.   Per i candidati non di cittadinanza americana è richiesto il possesso d...

by Jeff Green   The fireworks of tradition reflected on the windows of new high-rise apartment complexes, and families of all backgrounds celebrated in the streets Sunday with Italian Americans whose families are among the oldest in the borough.   The past and present melded at the 86th annual St. Rocco Feast, organized by the Saint R...

The Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Grand Colonial Restaurant in Hampton at 6:45 p.m. The members of the club will share the origin on their Italian ancestors and some interesting stories about their Italian heritage.   There will also be representatives from M...

Monday, February 29. 6.30 pm-9.30 pm EST - Ayşe Meze - 6 N East St, Frederick MD 21701 www.festaitalianafrederick.com What better way to celebrate Leap Year Day than joining us on February 29th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Ayse Meze Lounge for a fabulous Italian night! Enjoy live music, savor delicious Italian food, visit with friends...

WASHINGTON (November 5, 2012) Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,Welcome to the Embassy of Italy. My special greetings go to: The Secretary of the Army,The Hon. John McHugh, The Vice Chief of the Army, General Lloyd Austin, The Principal Deputy Under-Secretary of Defense, Kathleen Hicks, The Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence...