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The Italian-American Cultural and Heritage Society of Washington County eight scholarships to area high school seniors. The awardees will be honored at a dinner at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe May 19, along with this year’s Outstanding Italian-American honoree, the Rev. George DeVille. Tickets are available by calling Greg Guyton at 412-21...

Ritorna con più auto che hanno fatto la storia e per seguire un percorso più ampio dell' anno scorso lungo quattro stati: la Mille Miglia 'Warm Up Usa' sbarca per la seconda volta in America. Le novità della edizione 2019 sono state presentate all'ambasciata d'Italia a Washington. Alla gara - programmata per l'ottobre 2019 - parteciperanno 40 vettu...

Joe Piscopo weighed-in on Glen Rock's consideration to change Columbus Day on its 2020 Borough Calendar to Indigenous Peoples' Day. Piscopo, former Saturday Night Live comedian and an Italian-American who regularly talks about his heritage on his radio show, Piscopo In the Morning on 970AM The Answer, asked why Glen Rock "would do something like th...

As a trustee for Essex County College, a former councilman, coach, and community leader and volunteer, Joseph Maceri has a record of getting the job done for his community.   Joe is currently a member of the Finance Committee of Essex County College, a committee responsible of managing an annual budget of approximately $56,000,000.   He also serves...

When: Dom 12 Mag 2019 Dalle 18:00 alle 19:00- Where: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566 - Free admission, no reservations required.  As part of Unexpected Italy, the Festival organized by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts  in collaboration with the Embassy of Ita...

Glen Rock is considering renaming Columbus Day, or adding a second title, Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Mayor Bruce Packer said he had received emails requesting the change, similar to action taken by cities and states across the country in recent years. Posing the question to council members at the April 24 meeting, he noted that Glen Rock would be the...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Washington National Opera are pleased to present a special preview of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca debuting on May 11th at the J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Director Ethan McSweeny and Conductor Speranza Scappucci will take you inside the composer's mind and into the history an...

There is a place where the pasta runs wild. In heaps and in mounds it’s piled and piled. “Just a side for me,” you will say, unaware That what you’ve just ordered could feed Delaware. The restaurant’s Rossi’s; it’s outwardly mild. In Archbald, PA, it’s Italian-styled.A friendly corner place for the small-town’s folk, But oh God, the portions—they’r...

William J. Connell, Professor of History and Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, has been selected a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. As a recipient of the so-called "Brainy Award," the fellowship includes a $200,000 grant to devote significant time to research, writing, and publishing in the humanities and social sciences. Co...

As part of Unexpected Italy, the Festival organized by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts  in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and the Italian Cultural Institute, phantasmagorical singer-songwriter, poet, writer, illusionist and showman Vinicio Capossela presents for the first time in the United States Ballat...

Friday, May 03, 2019, from 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm. Organized by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566. In collaboration with Embassy of Italy, Italian Cultural Institute. Entrance: Free. As part of Unexpected Italy, the Festival organized by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing...

An Italian-based hydraulic equipment supplier, whose sole U.S. location is in Upper Bucks County, will move into a newly constructed building this year to start manufacturing in the U.S. MP Filtri USA will move from its current home at 2055 Quaker Pointe Drive in Milford Township to a site Gorski Engineering will build in nearby Richland Township....