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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...

Queensboro UNICO awarded five students with the “American Italian Achievement Award” scholarships on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Rego Park. The Queens chapter of UNICO — an association for Italian Americans — works hard for their community and is always looking for ways to serve the public. One of the ways the group serves the community is by providing sch...

Saturday, February 22 at 10:30am. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Presented by Toni McKeen. Members $20; Non-Members $30. Register Here. Our scientific world would be very different without the major contributions of people like Enrico Fermi, Guglielmo Marconi, and Alessandro Volta. (Imagine us with...

East Harlem, 6 febbraio 2020, ore 19:00, alla pizzeria Sottocasa.  La scena si apre su una delle zone storiche della comunità italiana a Manhattan, dove ha avuto luogo l’ Italian Town Hall Meeting organizzato dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York. Protagonista indiscussa della serata: la lingua italiana. Oggetto di crescente interesse e studio...

The NYU Department of Italian Studies and Casa Italiana Zerilli – Marimò will host a career fair on Thursday, April 16, from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development (133 E 13th St, Presentation Room B, New York, NY 10003). The career fair will be an opportunity for students, from all disciplines with some knowledge of the I...

Some of the greatest stories are the ones where the protagonist comes full-circle, returning to the place that kick-started their adventure with honed skills and a greater appreciation for their humble beginning. Cristina Cosentino’s journey began as an apprentice at Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, where she now serves as its fir...

Alla toccante cerimonia che si tiene il 27 gennaio ogni anno al Consolato d'Italia a New York organizzata col Centro Primo Levi, insieme al Console Generale Francesco Genuardi, l'ambasciatrice italiana all'ONU Mariangela Zappia, il Presidente della Regione Sicilia Nello Musumeci, la senatrice eletta all'estero Francesca Alderisi e tante altre autor...

Wednesday January 8, 5:30 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, Manhattan, NY. Admission: free. Contact: Dante in Italiano 212 966-3245 danteinitalianonyc@yahoo.com The Dante in Italiano group has been reading for two years and in January, 2020, will finally be in the second half of...

Dinaw Mengestu, the well-known Ethiopian-American novelist and writer, would regularly walk past the Bernie Wohl Center of the Goddard Riverside Community Center at 647 Columbus Avenue. In 2015, Goddard Riverside was one of the recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Community Big Read awards and selected Mengesteu’s novel, "Beautif...

A little more than a year ago the Department of Education of New York started diversifying the multilingual offering in NYC Public Schools. Thanks for InItaliano's activism, Italian language was added to the DL choices of Manhattan public schools. This expansion continues and this year a second Italian teacher has been added to the pool of teachers...