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I enjoy browsing through the cooking classes in the non-credit Continuing Studies catalogue from Mercer County Community College, and in the latest issue the words "Italian Game Night" caught my eye.   I wondered what could that be, and resisted my immediate visual of older men playing bocce outdoors on a soft summer evening. Was I channelin...

ICS Award Applications deadline: Post-Marked on the 2nd Friday of May, (May 8) except for Maria Guarrera Wilmeth Awards, which have a deadline of Friday, May 1. Applicants should be no more than 25 years of age as of May 1.   Selection will occur during May and awards will be presented at the ICS  Awards Gala, which takes place in...

The Cedar Grove Chapter of Unico National is accepting applications for its annual scholarship awards. This year the chapter will be awarding several Cedar Grove resident high school seniors $1,000 awards. In addition to the local chapter scholarships there are eight district and national awards for undergraduates and two awards for post graduate s...

The Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies is pleased to invite you to a panel on the historical and contemporary role of Italian media in the U.S. (Tuesday April 12, 2016 6:30-8:30). The program features visiting scholar Bénédicte Deschamps (University of Paris Diderot - Université Paris Sorbonne Cité), newspaper editor Maurita Card...

The countdown to departure is on as a group of 13 Cape Henlopen High School students will be leaving for Rome in a little more than one month. From Rome, they will travel to Florence and Venice.   The students, their parents and chaperones Cristina Christy, Italian teacher, and retired social studies teacher Sue Comorat extended thanks to al...

Italians in DC e' felice di sostenere l'iniziativa di Casa Italiana per i piu' piccoli. A partire dal prossimo novembre la Biblioteca di Olmo ospitera' la lettura di fiabe in italiano (l'ingresso e' libero). Eta': da 1 a 7 anni Questo e' il calendario Novembre: Sabato 9; Domenica 17, Sabato 23 Dicembre: Domenica 1; sabato 7; Domenica 15; S...

Mandy Gallo, a family and consumer science education major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Indiana, has been selected for the Eleanor M. Gallati scholarship. Gallo, the daughter of Rich and Wendy Gallo, is a 2011 graduate of Indiana Area Senior High School.   She has also received the M. Jane Segar Longenecker Scholarship, th...

Musicologist Anna Celenza will deliver a talk entitled Jazz Italian Style in the Peabody Institute Musicology Colloquium series this coming Tuesday, 11 October at 5PM. The talk, which is based on Celenza's forthcoming book with Cambridge University Press, explores how, by the mid 1930s, a genre of jazz distinguishable from American varieties flouri...

New Jersey's deep connections with Italy -- from the rush of immigrants more than a century ago to its original namesake, "Nova Caesarea" -- are being explored in depth by a little-known commission that has created a curriculum for the state's public schools.   The state's Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission has released a wealt...

The New Jersey Italian and Italian American Heritage Commission and the Consulate of Italy in Newark, N.J., present the 10th Annual Congress highlighting Italian Achievements in Medicine, Science and Technology on Nov. 2 at Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, N.J., with keynote speaker Comm. Fabrizio Michelassi, M.D.; 8:15-9 a.m. Continental Brea...

Five Sussex County high school athletes were recognized Nov. 15 for their dedication and courage not only on the playing field but also in the community. The third annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony was held at the Glade Club House in Rehoboth Beach.   James Albertella, a Cape lacrosse player; Erin Coverdale, a Cape hockey player; Adam Izzo...

Cari connazionali, Rispondendo alla richiesta di vari membri della Comunita' italiana, la Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Comites (www.comitesdc.org/) ha lanciato questo breve sondaggio sull'insegnamento dell'italiano nella Greater Washington. Il sondaggio chiudera' domenica 8 maggio/2016 ed i risultati aggregati verranno presentati all'Ufficio S...