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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...

by Ridge Mahoney   With most teams using variations of either a 4-2-3-1 or 4-3-3 system, more players are toggling between roles up top and playing either out wide or deeper. The category of forward -- as opposed to a striker -- is comprised of those players who sometimes play up top but could also be deployed out wide on the front line...

Twenty college students from across the nation will participate in the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program, an all-expenses-paid educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students to Italy. Sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), the tour will visit Italy's Piemonte region, NIAF's 2016...

By Roberto Zanni "Non c'è solo la Ferrari e nemmeno la Fiat. Il viaggio attraverso i motori italiani, e tutto quello che fa parte di questo mondo, negli Stati Uniti è ampio e presenta nuove strade da percorrere. La tecnologia italiana negli States in tutti i settori si sa è ampiamente apprezzata e riconosciuta, ma quello che sta succedendo nel cam...

The journal "Italian Americana" is currently seeking scholarly and creative submissions for its Winter 2017 issue. Scholarly articles in any discipline related to the topic of the Italian experience in America are welcomed (history, social sciences, literary criticism, arts and humanities, etc.), as are original works of poetry, fiction, memoir and...