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The annual Labor Day Italian Feast started Friday and continues through tomorrow, Labor Day, Sept. 3. Since 1974, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church and St. Bartholomew's Academy have hosted this event.   Tonight the rock band The Broadcasters will perform at 7 p.m. and closing time is 10:30 p.m. On Labor D...

L'on. Fucsia FitzGerald Nissoli (PI) si è recata ieri in visita alla Temple University di Roma, dove ha avuto occasione di constatare di persona le attività didattiche svolte. Nella stessa giornata, presso la sede universitaria americana, erano in visita il governatore della Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, ed il sindaco di Philadelphia, Michael Anthony...

"Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea" is the title of an exhibition recently opened at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington with a mass celebrated by Cardinal Wuerl.   The exhibition, organised as part of the American celebrations for the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will run until 12 April 2015....

By George Blecher   May 12 marked Yogi Berra Day in New York and New Jersey, and except for the Drums of Thunder, a drum corps of fourth and fifth graders from Hillside Elementary School in Montclair, it was a quiet, tender affair — part photo opportunity, part nostalgia.   Yogi Berra. the New York Yankees' Hall of Fame catcher of the...

by Jared Brey   The Planning Commission voted on Tuesday to recommend a bill that would allow a 70-unit apartment complex to rise at 9th Street and Washington Avenue in the Italian Market. The project, a five-story ditty with 18,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor and two levels of underground parking, was presented to P...

Pasta & Vino is excited to announce the opening of a brick and mortar gourmet Italian food store, Gesino's Specialty Italian Food, in Lancaster, PA., in November! Italian gourmet food lovers will be able to shop for the same authentic pastas, espressos, jams and marmalades that Pasta & Vino carries, in a 3,200-square-foot industrial buildin...

Don't mess with grandma when it comes time to make the gnocchi. Filomena DiVentura may be in her mid-80s, but only one person makes the gnocchi at Filomena Lakeview in Deptford and its sister restaurants in West Berlin and Clementon.   "Every Sunday, at all three restaurants,'' says daughter-in-law Donna DiVentura, whose husband, Mauro,...

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University (http://grll.jhu.edu) seeks to fill the position of Assistant Professor of Italian Studies, tenure track. The preferred primary field will be modern Italian literature and/or cinema, with secondary interest's related fields such as media studies or comparativ...

OCEAN TOWNSHIP — Organizing and presenting the 36th Annual Township of Ocean Italian Festival is a labor of love for the Italian American Association of the Township of Ocean (IAATO), whose members are the driving force behind the celebration of Italian culture. "Without our membership, which is now over 340 strong, we would not be able to pull th...

Limoncello — like salad dressing, pasta sauce and grenadine — is something you should almost always make at home. Sure, there are commercial brands, and some are okay. Luxardo, maker of the top maraschino liqueur, also produces a decent limoncello. But too many, like Caravella or Pallini, are just so cloyingly sweet. And others, like Danny DeVito'...

In seguito allo slittamento del termine della presentazione dell'accertamento dell'esistenza in vita dei pensionati residenti all'estero per l'anno 2013, proroga fissata al prossimo 3 giugno, l'Inps ha precisato alcune disposizioni riguardanti la localizzazione dei pagamenti. Nel messaggio n. 5829 dell'8 aprile 2013, l'Inps spiega che, per i casi...

Un incontro tra agenzie della Difesa e settore privato per sviluppare un dialogo approfondito e strutturato tra Italia e Stati Uniti in materia di ricerca scientifica e innovazione negli ambiti della Difesa e della Sicurezza prende oggi il via presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington.   L'evento, della durata di tre giorni, è finalizzato al...