NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

Congratulations to Rose Carmel Goddard and Miranda Manzo, winners of this year’s FADM Merit Scholarship.  Each of these exceptional young women received $1000 to pursue her studies. Rose Carmel is a University of Michigan Senior majoring in Movement Science in the School of Kinesiology. She is the daughter of Michael and Catherine (Calvano) Goddard...

Joining fellow Italian prospect Leonardo Seminati in the Cincinnati Reds organization, Nicolò Pinazzi signed a minor-league contract to play professional baseball. Wearing an International Stars t-shirt while posing with Cincinnati Reds scout Sal Varriale, Nicolò Pinazzi was all smiles behind his mask knowing that he will begin his quest to become...

Continue on the journey discovering True Italian flavours with our ONLINE cooking event "ALL YOU NEED IS COOKING" focusing on Authentic ingredients from the region of Tuscany presented by the Italian American Chamber of Commerce Midwest in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Assocamerestero and Coco Paz...

The 15th annual edition of the Cleveland Italian Film Festival will proceed in 2020 in a reduced capacity after initial plans to cancel due to Covid-19. Four Italian films will be screened on Thursday evenings from Sept. 17 to Oct. 8 at the Atlas Eastgate Cinemas in Mayfield Heights. Festival founder Joyce Mariani said that usually, efforts are mad...

Ever since he was a young boy, Anthony Ippolito has had a soccer ball at his feet. Soccer is a staple in the Ippolito family, and Anthony has loved playing the game for quite a long time. Anthony displays his passion for the pitch as a member of the boys’ soccer team at Guilford High School, where he is about to begin his senior year. “I’ve been pl...

It’s our second episode of "The Italian Garden Project”- Nostalgia For Yesterday, Lessons For Today- the newest show on the growing Italian American YouTube channel from the hosts of The Italian American Podcast! Join creator and host Mary Menniti as we get a glimpse into the garden of Pasquale and Luigina Cesario of Norridge, Illinois. They grew u...

It’s been three months since the Vincenzis moved to Hillsdale and their home has been a revolving door ever since.  Hospitality is the Vincenzi family speciality. On a typical evening, that means lime cheesecake and fresh pasta are on the table for their guests. Dr. Anna Vincenzi, a new assistant professor of history, will teach Western and America...

The COVID-19 pandemic has canceled the Little Italy Festival for 2020, but that didn't stop students at one local middle school from finding a way to hold the event virtually. Maria Sellers, a teacher at South Vermillion Middle School says the virtual option will let you learn about the history behind the festival.  She says those who visit virtual...

Si chiama Anna Grassellino, ha 39 anni ed è originaria di Marsala. Sarà lei a alla guida del centro di ricerca, che avrà il compito di sviluppare un computer quantistico d’avanguardia con prestazioni mai raggiunte finora basato su tecnologie superconduttive. Grassellino è un ingegnere elettronico, laureata all’Università di Pisa nel 2005 ed oggi al...

Despite taking all the necessary COVID-19 precautions—and then some—and at great cost, many restaurant owners across Northeast Ohio are struggling to break through the perception that in-person dining isn't safe. For the owners of Mama Catena Vino e' Cucina, a 31-year-old fixture in Euclid's dining scene, the constant struggle between sanitation an...

Please sign our petition to Save Chicago's Little Italy and bring back our Christopher Columbus statue to Arrigo Park. For every proud American who believes that our future belongs to those who learn from our past, we demand the return of our Christopher Columbus statue to be placed back at Arrigo Park in Chicago's Little Italy. Everything great is...

Sorella, the new Italian restaurant that opens Friday at 2535 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. in Bay View, is a deeply personal one for the chef and co-owner. Kyle Toner, who's opening the restaurant with another New Jersey native, general manager Paul Damora, is summoning the flavors if not the precise dishes of Italy from Rome southward. And Toner is bringi...