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Program Overview Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) with hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) has awarded nearly $59 million in scholarships to date. In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leaders...

L'ICE-Agenzia per la promozione all'estero e l'internazionalizzazione delle imprese italiane, nell'ambito dell'attività di promozione del partenariato tecnologico in settori innovativi, organizzerà una missione di start-up italiane del settore Biotech (biotecnologie) negli Stati Uniti, dal 19 al 24 ottobre 2015, con tappe a San Francisco e Boston....

by Chris Tognotti   The Republican presidential field was already big, but it grew even further on Tuesday morning. After declining to run for the highest office in the land back in 2012, when his political stars seemed most aligned, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is finally taking the plunge, officially entering the 2016 race. It's big...

By Timothy R. Smith   "Sinatra 100" is a spacious and mesmerizing picture book, documentingFrank Sinatra's life, from his birth in Hoboken, N.J., through his final years. It's full of the cool and class we expect from the Chairman.   We see him reading sheet music at a lectern, cigarette in hand; dressed as a sultan and riding a camel...

Telethon Italia punta agli Stati Uniti, per allargare la sua attività di beneficenza. Lo ha rivelato Priscilla Rattazzi, ricevendo ieri sera a New York il Premio speciale della American Society of the Italian Legions of Merit, in memoria della madre Susanna Agnelli.   L'American Society of the Italian Legions of Merit, presieduta da Lucio Ca...

565.000 prosciutti di Parma. Sono questi gli insaccati importati, solo nel 2015, negli Stati Uniti dal Consorzio di Parma. Una crescita costante (+12,5% rispetto al 2014) per un valore totale di quasi 500 milioni di dollari al dettaglio.   "Negli Stati Uniti – dichiara Lucio Miranda, presidente di ExportUSA – circa il 50% del mercato di ques...

by Rosemary Feitelberg   With inauguration Day less than three weeks away, Melania Trump has made a point of keeping a low profile — but the first-lady-to-be's choice of a Dolce & Gabbana dress for New Year's Eve in Palm Beach at Mar-a-Lago has kicked off an online firestorm.   After Melania — a longtime client of the Italian bran...

Applications for scholarships for the 2014/2015 academic year are available online starting Nov. 1, at www.niaf.org/scholarships. Students must be of Italian heritage, have a GPA of at least 3.5, and be entering or already enrolled in college in the fall of 2014 to be eligible to apply.   Applications for the 2014 Voyage of Discovery are ava...

Every American restaurateur is a little bit Italian too. As a matter of fact, they would swear on their half-Italian half-Irish long gone and beloved grandmother that their "Spaghetti Bolognese" is the best in town.   The recipe they follow is taken from the dear and precious heirloom cookbook that said grandmother hand wrote when she first...

Presso la residenza ufficiale del Console generale degli Stati Uniti d'America Philip T. Reeker a Milano, l'U.S. Commercial Service, in collaborazione con Visit USA Association Italy, ha presentato il nuovo console commerciale dell'U.S. Department of Commerce, Robert Peaslee, che ha sottolineato l'ottimo andamento del mercato italiano per il turism...

The largest Italian American population in the United States is found in New York and New Jersey. The new two-part series Italian Americans of New York and New Jersey - premiering on Tuesday, February 17th and 24th at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN, Sunday, February 15th and 22nd at 9 p.m. on WLIW21 and on Thursday, February 26th and March 3rd at 8 p.m. on NJT...

by Linton Weeks   Under the headline "Signs of Summer" in 1916, the New Castle, Del., Herald listed: lollipops, robins, bare feet and street pianos. Yes, in the 19th and early 20th centuries, street pianos were everywhere. Their perky, plinky, preset music — playing the same songs over and over — filled the air in towns across America. &nbs...