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By Carlos Avila The Parish Community of Our Lady of Angeles and the New Jersey Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission in partnership with the Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee and Knights of Columbus, are sponsoring the 12 Annual Columbus Day Commemoration. The event will take place on Monday, Oct. 14 at Columbus Park in Trenton...

by Lynn Olanoff   Bethlehem Councilman Bryan Callahan is seeking to establish a city Italian festival to bring more shoppers to Main Street. Main Street merchants have been hard hit by this snowy winter and are seeking more events to bring people downtown, Callahan said. The Feast of San Gennaro is a big Italian event in September and C...

By Storey Wanglee for Main Line Media News   "Men of the Cloth," an inspiring documentary by director/producer Vicki Vasilopoulos, will be making its Main Line debut this summer at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Shot over the course of 11 years, the film follows three Italian master tailors over the past, present, and future of their craft....

St. Anthony Society's annual Italian Festival will celebrate the region's Italian Heritage this month on Rowan Boulevard. The annual festival kicks off at noon Saturday with a traditional procession through the streets of downtown Glassboro from St. Anthony's Mutual Aid Society on Church Street to Rowan Boulevard.   The event features s...

Italian Dinner Sponsored by Sons & Daughters of Italy York Lodge #528 Proceeds Benefit: Christopher Columbus Scholarship Fund  & St. Joseph School (York) - Saturday, April 25, 2015 at St. Joseph Church, 2935 Kingston Rd., York, PA. 4:00 to 7:00 pm—Takeout Available   Spaghetti & Meatballs Dinner - $9.00&...

Those interested in their heritage often look to older individuals in their family and friends to learn more about the culture and customs important in their backgrounds.   Hazleton Unico, the local chapter of a national Italian-American service organization, plans to honor senior individuals of Italian descent In the Hazleton area as part o...

by Sarah Griesemer   A 2-year-old boy wears a white apron, his sleeves rolled up to his elbows. He is perched atop a chair, too small to reach the counter without it. His small hands are starting to shape a soft round of pizza dough, an action he doesn't yet know he will repeat for the next 66 years.   That little boy is Nick A...

What connects a photo of Sharon Stone baking pizza at a restaurant in Piazza Navona, a gown made by Gattinoni inspired by the color of olive oil, the renown Antonio de Curtis – also known as Totò- in Poverty and Nobility, the famous timbal dish prepared for The Leopard, portrayed by Burt Lancaster?   A fascinating virtual trip through Made i...

Non una semplice commemorazione che guarda al passato ma un punto di partenza per il futuro. Questo è quanto emerso dall'incontro tenutosi alla Camera dei Deputati per ricordare il "Disastro Minerario di Monongah" avvenuto il 6 dicembre 1907 in West Virginia. Ricordare in un luogo simbolo delle Istituzioni la tragedia e le sue vittime ha permesso...

Dopo l'anteprima mondiale a Palazzo Strozzi di Firenze e la successiva tappa al Getty Center di Los Angeles, è giunta a Washington DC la grande mostra "Potere e pathos. Bronzi del mondo ellenistico", che si è aperta il 13 dicembre nella prestigiosa sede della National Gallery of Art. L'esposizione è organizzata dalla Fondazione Strozzi e dal Getty...

John Vitale of Caffe Anello in Westwood will be cooking a five-course meal on Aug. 27 at Sunset Vista Community Garden in Andover Township for its annual Tuscan Sunset Dinner. The five-course meal, with seatings at 6 and 8 p.m., will be prepared at the farm.   Dishes include homemade meatballs in a pomodoro sauce, sausage and peppers in a sw...

It feels nothing short of a miracle for a child today to reach adolescence with a healthy relationship to food. Childhood obesity statistics are in a constant swirl around them. Food allergies — their own or their peers' — lurk menacingly in the background. Adults warn of the many perils of sugary treats, even as we mark their favorite occasions —...