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by NOIAW   We're thrilled to announce the winners of our 2015 scholarship competition. Since 1990 we have awarded scholarships to young women of Italian descent who have achieved academic success in order to help them realize their dreams of higher education.   If you'd like to help future students achieve their dreams, click her...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Si trova in Long Island, nella città di Oceanside, il liceo che ha portato più studenti a sostenere l'esame AP Italian nel maggio 2015; ben trentuno studenti, il numero più alto del Tristate Area! Nella sede del Consolato generale d'Italia a Park Avenue, Carlo Davoli, Direttore dell'Ufficio didattico consolare, e...

By Frank Tamburello   Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a name associated with devotion to the Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus of Nazareth. Her veneration under this title is very widespread among the Italians of Southern Italy and Sicily. Devotion to Our Lady of Mount Carmel was brought by Italian immigrants to the United States.   Many churc...

di Riccardo Giumelli  Sono per il 37,43 % americano, per il 33,14% italiano, per l'11,52% olandese, per il 6,8% irlandese. E sono anche un po' di Hong Kong, ma solo per lo 0,9%. Nella confusione delle identità postmoderne e liquide, quelle della pluriappartenenza, ci mancavano un po' di numeri per mettere un po' di ordine.   A chiarire...

Michéal CASTALDO is an award-winning singer/songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur from New York City. He was born in Calabria, Italy, and has fans all over the world, including many from the tristate area.   As a young child when his parents emigrated from Calabria to Canada in the 1960s, michéal was exposed at an early age to American rock...

Renowned Italian singer, songwriter, film director and author Luciano Ligabue caps a record breaking quarter-century career with his first-ever concert appearances on the American continent.   Taking off from Manhattan's Terminal 5 on October 19th, the iconic performer makes stops in Los Angeles (October 22nd at the Whisky a Go Go) and San F...

Former Montclair resident Linda Carman watched her father's dream roll off the presses this month. It all began in 1991 when Joseph Isadore Marinello, a union organizer in the San Fernando Valley, fell ill with terminal leukemia. Given just months to live, Marinello recorded his life story and love for the garden and Italian cooking.  ...

by Joe Gray   'Tis not the season without panettone. The mile-high domed Italian Christmas bread, studded with raisins and candied orange, light and airy in texture yet richly flavored with eggs and butter, tastes like the holiday.   Our mom had it at Christmas always, a reminder of her Italian homeland, though she had to travel far f...

by Deidre Schipani   Amaro (singular), amari (plural) is a bitter Italian liqueur whose origins go back centuries to the times of herbal tonics and elixirs. Macerations of herbs, botanicals, seeds, roots, barks and spices were blended into grape brandy or wine bases, then aged, filtered and served in small portions as both an aperitivo or digesti...

by Marina Nazario   October is National Pasta month. With giant portions, fluffy bread sticks, and creamy sauces, familiar Italian restaurant chains are a popular destination for American families. Polling site Ranker.com surveyed consumers to find the best Italian restaurants in America. Here are Ranker's top 10 picks accordi...

by Jinnie Lee   French women are all about classically tailored effortlessness; in New York City we do head-to-toe black like no other, and the English are experts at an insouciant vintage look.   Describing the spirit of Italian fashion girls in a succinct soundbite isn't quite as easy — with their fearlessness toward amped-up color,...

by Kelly-Jane Cotter   Frank Sinatra was born 100 years ago, on Dec. 12, 1915. But no dust has collected on his life's work. Sinatra's music remains as vibrant and fresh as in his heyday. Born and raised in Hoboken, Francis Albert Sinatra grew up to become royalty in New York, Palm Springs, Miami, Las Vegas and Hollywood.  ...