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Among the contributions to improving the condition and reputation of Italians in America that are wrongly less remembered is unfortunately still that of Sicilian physician Vincenzo Sellaro, co-founder of the first Italian hospital in America and Ordine dei Figli d'Italia in America (now the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America). The Sicilia...

Thank you, Nationals, for an incredible experience on #ItalianHeritage Night! IABF officials Joe Quagliano, Carmine Gangone and Chris Vaccaro were joined on field by GM Mike Rizzo, young pitcher Cade Cavalli and coach Gary DiSarcina. They’re all very proud of their Italian American heritage. IABF felt it was necessary to have representatives from t...

Few storytellers have shaped the modern American Western than, ironically, Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone, who approached the genre with an outsider's view and pioneered the Spaghetti Western. Unlike his predecessor John Ford, Leone portrayed his "heroes" as morally ambiguous and argued that survival and greed shaped the American frontier more than...

The Columbus Day Parade is marching back to Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood on Monday, Oct. 10 along Mayfield and Murray Hill roads. Elaborate floats, marching bands, local artifacts, and city leaders will comprise the parade, which steps off at noon to celebrate Northeast Ohio’s deeply rooted Italian American culture. Apart from enjoying the...

Commissioned by the Duchess of Parma Marie Louise, the Gallery delle Fontane was built in 1841. It replaced the pre-existing section of the aqueduct built under Ottavio Farnese in 1570 and made it easier to inspect the aqueduct pipes in the urban stretch of the city, so that officials could monitor and repair any leaks. This initiative is considere...

In the picturesque setting of the Cipriani on Broadway, A Chance in Life, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing housing, education and leadership development to at-risk youth, held its 77th Annual Gala. Opening the evening’s events was President Gabriele Delmonaco, who introduced, in addition to Honorees Debra Stabile, Basil M. Russo, Ces...

Congratulazioni to NIAF friend and past New York Gala honoree Rossella Rago on the publication of her third cookbook, Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with la Famiglia! In her cookbook she partners once again with her beloved Nonna Romana to help you host memorable and delicious Sunday dinners. With 130 easy-to-follow recipes, accompanied by beau...

Join us on Fifth Avenue, watch the Parade on ABC-7 if you are in the NY Metro area, or live-stream it between 12:00 - 3:00 PM by downloading the ABC7NY app via the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Or if you are in the Lehigh Valley area, the ABC affiliate in that region carries the parade live. There are so many great reasons to support the Columb...

Three of the 16-meter-high columns of the G temple, the pride and joy of ancient Selinus, will be rebuilt to the Selinunte Archaeological Park. The holy building, which is as big as a soccer field, represented 2,600 years ago the monumental proof in stone of the power and richness of the glorious Greek colony founded by the men of Megara Hyblea. St...

This wasn’t the first time Canyon Country resident Krissy Ball welcomed a stranger into her home. Over the years, she and her family have hosted foreign exchange students from the Netherlands and Japan through the Rotary Club of Santa Clarita.  On Friday, Sept. 23, she offered Andrea Franzoni from Brescia, Italy, a place to stay the night during a...

The tour of the Castles of Emilia Romagna will allow you to discover is an Italian region where you can find many fortresses and castles that will allow you to make a wonderful journey through time. You should know that every province in the area has a rich heritage of fortresses, fortifications and ancient noble houses. These testimonies of the pa...

The MJN Convention Center located in Poughkeepsie will host its first annual San Gennaro Parade and Festival on October 9, free to the public. The event is slated to include a parade, live music, fresh food, and more to celebrate the patron Saint of Naples and New York City’s Little Italy; Saint Januarius. According to Zeidan Nesheiwat, President o...