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Simona Rodano, a world-renowned songstress and multiple award-winner, is at it again! From her tiny apartment in Queens, the artist aka The Italian Fairy® spreads her love for Italy and her appreciation for the Italian way of life through edutainment. She presents unique online educational performances for young students all around the world. The I...

With the Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation's annual dinner canceled, the organizations annual scholarship winners were honored with check presentations at the Paulo Busti monument next to the Holland Land Office Museum yesterday. Honored were: Rhorri Fix, Kiaya Condidorio, Chris Gualtieri, Jake Torcello, Isabella Riner, and Megan Smith. Each student...

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 awards scholarships at the end of each school year to students across the region who have excelled in a specific subject area and demonstrate a strong ability to continue on to a successful college career. On Saturday, June 13th the organization awarded 18 scholarships.  “We are immensely proud of our Scholarsh...

Joseph Cammarosano, Ph.D., a Fordham professor emeritus and administrator whose tough and thoughtful leadership guided the University through some of its most pivotal moments, died on May 19 at South Nassau Community Hospital in Oceanside, New York, after suffering congestive heart failure. He was 97. “Dr. C,” as students and colleagues knew him, s...

One of the most difficult and altogether beautiful things about serving young children from the South Bronx is that they are entirely transparent. If they love something, you can see it in every part of their being — their smiles, their words, their laughter, their curiosity. If they hate something — you, for instance — you will know within seconds...

If you’re a student-athlete at Sarah Lawrence College, you know Joe. “That man is an icon,” says Bismillah Bath, a sophomore on the basketball team. Members of the Campbell Sports Center faculty have come and gone; new coaches, new directors, new building managers. But, Joe remains. In fact, he’s been here longer than the sports center itself. In 1...

Incontro Massimo Veccia al Row Hotel, non molto lontano da Times Square. Al bar della hall c’è un po’ di confusione. Un suo amico passa a salutarlo. “Pensa – mi dice Massimo – oggi è diventato cittadino americano. Ed è anche il suo compleanno!” Ordiniamo da bere e brindiamo in suo onore, poi ci spostiamo in una saletta poco distante, ma decisamente...

March 11 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm. The John D. Calandra Italan American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 212-642-2094 calandra@qc.edu Co-sponsored by the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc. Through a presentation of two recent books by Giuseppe Faustini, Professo...

After sold-out lectures at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the MFA in Boston and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth TX, join Rocky for an in-depth analysis of the great Italian Renaissance art treasures in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fifth Avenue in New York City. We shall examine works dating from the 14th through the 17th cent...

Rocco G. Verrigni, who educated thousands of young chefs during a nearly 40-year career teaching in the culinary program at SUNY Schenectady, died Monday (2/17) at home in Saratoga Springs. He was 68 and since 2015 had been been battling pancreatic cancer, which claims 80 percent of its victims within the first year. Verrigni’s death was confirmed...

The New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators, formed by state lawmakers who celebrate the state’s Italian American community, is now accepting applications for the group’s 2020 academic and athletic scholarships, state Senate Deputy Minority Leader Joseph Griffo announced Thursday. Current high school seniors and college students w...

On the occasion of the 699th anniversary of the death of Dante Aligheri, the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc. (IHCC-NY, Inc.), together with the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc., will celebrate the genius of the great medieval poet and philosopher on March 24 and 25. On the evening of March 24, the John D. Calandra Itali...