NEWS FROM : USA  

di Gianna Pontecorboli   Esuli, rifugiati o emigranti? Quando si parla dell'emigrazione intellettuale italiana negli Stati Uniti alla fine degli anni '30, e soprattutto di quella ebraica, i termini si confondono spesso. A cercar di chiarire la questione da un punto di vista storico, però , e' stata nei giorni scorsi Alessandra Gissi, ricerca...

by Margalit Fox   Vincent Marotta Sr., who as a creator of the Mr. Coffee machine helped send the percolator the way of the one-horse shay, died on Saturday at his home in Pepper Pike, Ohio. He was 91. His daughter Susan Parente confirmed his death.   One of the first automatic drip coffee makers designed for home use, Mr. Coffee...

By Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli E' di buon auspicio la missiva che mi ha inviato il Ministro Paolo Gentiloni circa l'aggiornamento della convenzione di sicurezza sociale tra Italia/Inps e Stati Uniti/Social Security: ormai una priorità del Governo.   Infatti, egli scrive, il 5 maggio scorso (Vedi lettera 1), in seguito ad una mia sollecitazion...

Ormai si sapeva, era solo questione di tempo, prima che anche questa Fiat fosse richiesta all'estero. La nuova 124 Spider è una vettura che ha subito suscitato interesse per l'eleganza delle linee e per la meccanica all'avanguardia. Sul web è stato pubblicato un nuovo video che mostra un elevato numero di vetture che è stato importato in Ameri...

Alberto Lombardi was born in Forlì, and he is one of the pioneers of Italian Restaurants in Texas. In 1977 he opened his first restaurant in Dallas and today his company counts more than 14 restaurants in the United States, specifically in Texas, Nevada, Georgia and California, as well as one in Mexico.   During his successful career, he ope...

The National Organization of Italian American Women seeks to fill the following position: Development/Communications Manager   Immediate, viagra dosage full time opportunity. Development/Communications Manager for small, growing and exciting not-for- profit organization offering cultural, scholarship, mentoring and networking progra...

By Ralph Gardner Jr.   Among the world's most impressive professions—brain surgeon, astronaut, symphony conductor, string theorist, rock star—few rank higher in my personal pantheon than literary translator. Perhaps because I'm terrible at languages. I get winded after a hundred words trying to read a French or Italian newspaper.  ...

The pace of workaday life in America has necessitated relatively short lunch hours and the need for workers to consume food fairly quickly, usually at or near work. Italy's cured meats, stemming from the historical need to preserve scarce resources, have proven ideal for sandwiches, the perfect quick and portable meal.   Prosciutto, salami,...

by Lisa Condie   Cruising at 40,000+ feet above the Atlantic Ocean, I feel strangely at peace. Halfway between the two places I call home, I want to hover here for a while. It's the place where I don't feel torn, neither heading towards, nor leaving behind, the places and people I love. I can no longer say which one is home, and where it is...

Jude Law is reportedly in advanced talks to play a fictional Italian-American pope in Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino’s first television venture, "The Young Pope". Sources close to the production have confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter that Law is currently in negotiations, but has not confirmed the role.   Law would play a hardline...

Indie artist Michéal Castaldo has hit Number 1 on the Amazon Hot New Releases Chart on May 5, 2015 with the release of his brand new digital single, "Everything Happens for a Reason—Una Ragione." And on May 1, with a running total of over 425K votes, Castaldo reached the Number 1 spot on the Lifetime Chart at ArtistSignal.com, where he has remained...

By George F. Will The 18-year-old US Navy enlistee, thinking it sounded less boring than the dull training he was doing in 1944, volunteered for service on what he thought an officer had called "rocket ships." Actually, they were small, slow, vulnerable boats used as launching pads for rockets to give close-in support for troops assaulting beaches...