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Leaders in public service, business, labor, and philanthropy received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage.   Former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice; Airline for America Pre...

Almost three weeks after it crash-landed the Rosetta orbiter on a comet, the European Space Agency (ESA) is gearing up to land another spacecraft—this time on Mars. It hopes that a craft called Schiaparelli will touch down on the red planet on October 19. Compared to the pioneering Rosetta mission, landing on Mars is a more conventional feat. But...

By Tad Friend "If you don't mind smoke, you can sit here," Paolo Sorrentino said, indicating the seat beside him. "If you do"—he pointed to a distant couch. Sorrentino, the Italian writer-director of the new HBO series "The Young Pope," was ashing his Toscanello cigar out a window in the living room of his pied-à-terre, sixty-eight floors above Ma...

Eduitalia, Associazione che riunisce 78 Scuole/Università qualificate che offrono in Italia corsi per studenti stranieri, è lieta di sostenere le iniziative dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington tese alla promozione della Lingua e Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti.   Le borse di studio consentiranno ai beneficiari di vivere l'Italia come me...

Messaggio numero uno: l'economia italiana sta ripartendo. Messaggio numero due: non esiste alcun 'rischio Grecia'. Ecco perché questo è il momento giusto per cominciare a investire nel Belpaese, "una grande opportunità" per le imprese americane. E non solo. A farsi promotori di questa opera di convincimento i manager di alcune delle principali imp...

Starting from 1 January 2016, Dominique Cheraki, current DNA CEO, will cover the role of Ducati Network Development Director at Ducati headquarter located in Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy). On the same date, Jason Chinnock will become the new CEO of Ducati North America and will be responsible for US, Canada and Mexico.   Dominique Cheraki...

by Cookie Curci   Through the years, I've discovered bits and pieces of the past that when put all together, make up my extraordinary grandmother Maria Carmela Curci-Dinapoli. I knew that she came to this country as a young immigrant from Italy and married my grandfather Antonio Curci in 1910.   A few years later, she was widowed with...

by Randy Cordova   Do not expect any "Daddy Dearest"-style revelations from Deana Martin. The singer considers herself blessed to be one of Dean Martin's eight children. "He was good at everything," Martin says about her dad. "He's just classic and timeless. The only negative thing about having him as a father is that we had to share hi...

A trent'anni esatti dalla sua fondazione, era il 1986, il "Gambero Rosso" continua a far conoscere nel mondo le eccellenze vinicole italiane. Nato come supplemento gastronomico del quotidiano "Il Manifesto", nel 1987 pubblica la sua prima Guida Vini D'Italia, oggi giunta alla ventinovesima edizione e riconosciuta da un gran numero di esperti come l...

This Memorial Day weekend, the Columbus Citizens Foundation announced a pledge of $5,000 to the American Veterans Center. This pledge will help transport veterans to Washington DC for Monday's National Memorial Day Parade.   Angelo Vivolo, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, said of the donation, "There is no better timing than Me...

By Sam Gillette Decades before they fell in love, Tony Bennett met his wife Susan Benedetto — while she was still in her mother's belly. In his new book Just Getting Started, Bennett writes that his first encounter with Benedetto was when her mother was pregnant with her. He was 40 years old.   According to the book (out Tuesday) Bened...

By Alexandra Saliani A typical Italian-American Christmas Eve dinner is filled with endless amounts of carbs, family laughs, and in this case, my grandmother scolding at everyone to eat more food.   A traditional Italian-American Christmas Eve dinner follows The Feast of the Seven Fishes, a Roman Catholic custom. The Feast is essentially a...