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ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Attorney Frank Perrecone will be honored as the Italian American Man of the Year 2013 at the Ethnic Heritage Museum on Sunday June 2nd, 2013. The event will take place at the museum, located at 1129 South Main St. in Rockford from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Admission is free, refreshments will be served and the presentation will be held at...

Chicago's Lincoln Park is one of the priciest neighborhoods in the city. But it's also home to a sacred place honoring a champion of the poor. The shrine and chapel dedicated to Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini had been shuttered for a decade, and there were concerns that it might never reopen. But it has. The site was rededicated on Sunday with a mas...

by John Quinn   If we were to believe poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Miles Standish, military advisor to the Plymouth Colony, was smitten with the lovely Pilgrim maid, Pricilla Mullen. Rather than woo her himself, he sent his roommate, John Alden, to speak to her on his behalf. Bad move. John also loves Pricilla and the love triangle takes...

By Vincenzo Arcobelli   Nel sessantottesimo anniversario della Festa della Repubblica Italiana, e' stata organizzata CTIM Nord America la manifestazione dedicata "all'Italian National Day". Un'occasione estremamente significativa dal momento che dopo alcuni anni è proprio il CTIM a farsi promotore di una così rilevante iniziativa per i color...

Use a smartphone to diagnose eye diseases and share images with other specialists in a cloud network. The possibility will soon be available using a device called D-eye designed and built by Si14, a laboratory from Padua run by incubator M31 that will be presented October 10 to 21 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Ch...

Luigi and Maria DeFranco plan to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with a family party at the Italian American Club. Luigi and the former Maria Gentile met in Italy as children through family members. Luigi's family eventually immigrated to Kenosha for a better lifestyle.   After seven years, Luigi returned to Italy, where the...

Shelby Township attorney Joseph Toia was named by Gov. Rick Snyder today to fill the judicial vacancy on the bench of Macomb County Circuit Court. Toia, 61, received the telephone call from the governor in the late afternoon telling him that he was selected from a field of four finalists.   He will fill the vacancy left by Judge John Fo...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce invites you to Italian Luncheon Lecture series: November 9-10-11, 2015   Monday Nov. 9, 12:00-1:00pm Lecture & Italian LuncheonDesign Excellence in the Region of Lazio, Italy, click for more infoPaolo D'Arrigo, Board Member, Interior Design Association of Italy (ADI) at Interna...

The Art Institute of Chicago have purchased a rediscovered work by Sebastiano del Piombo (1485-1547) from London dealers Colnaghi. Christ Carrying the Cross c.1515-17 is one of several versions of an innovative composition which combines monumental figures with the powerful diagonals of the cross.   The AIC did not disclose the price it...

Quando uno chef statunitense tra i più quotati del panorama della ristorazione nordamericana decide di visitare l'Italia ed il Trentino per affinare la propria conoscenza delle materie prime ed esplorare i metodi e l'intero ciclo produttivo, fa un gran piacere. Se per comprenderli meglio decide di fare l'esperienza della vendemmia delle uve che dar...

Tuesday May 20, 2014 5:00pm – 6:30pm at Five Seasons Family Sports Club**Board room 1300 E 96th St Indianapolis, In 46240 phone: 317-7086125 Agenda: 1 - Sister Cities Fest - September 6, 2014 2 - Report of our fundraising event 3 - Update relationship with MTS (Motorsport Technical School in Monza) 4 - Create a Monza SC Facebook page 5- Art a...

The savory smells of basil, cheese and pizza dough permeated throughout the Lake Zurich High School cafeteria on March 20 as 15 elementary school students furiously competed for the title of District 95's top chef.   Students had about 90 minutes to cook, saute, garnish and present their creation for the district's first-ever Future Chefs sa...