NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

by Julie Besonen   On any given weekend, NoLIta's tastefully curated boutiques are brimming with avid shoppers. Over on the Bowery, the New Museum draws contemporary art lovers. Seekers of spiritual atonement — or the merely curious — slip into the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, a historic sanctuary on the corner of Mott and Prince...

by Christopher Barca   For the second straight year, Community Board 5 voted to keep Fresh Pond Road between Woodbine and Menahan free of revelers in early September. In a 27-8 decision, the board turned down an application by the Federazione Italo-Americana di Brooklyn and Queens to host its 23rd annual street fair from Sept. 8 to 11,...

October 1 (Saturday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Conference: Guido Gozzano in America. An international "Convegno," in recognition of the centennial of the death of Poet Guido Gozzano (1883-1916). Offered collaboratively by the Gradiva International Poetry Society and the Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. Program as it is curre...

Quando nel proprio lavoro ci si mette passione e determinazione, non solo si ottengono grandi soddisfazioni personali, ma la cosa più appagante si ottiene quando il proprio impegno viene riconosciuto e apprezzato anche all'esterno. Il prossimo 16 marzo, nella serata annuale di gala che si terrà al "El Caribe Country Club" di Brooklyn, New York, org...

Located near LaGuardia Airport and Jackson Heights, Joey's Place in East Elmhurst draws a faithful clientele to the restaurant for excellent Italian cuisine and to the adjacent bar and lounge that always hosts a lively crowd.   Joey's Place has been serving the community, airport staff and visitors to New York staying in nearby hotels for 21...

A group of local graduates were honored at a yearly tradition in Hastings-on-Hudson Sunday morning.Seven Yonkers students received the Enrico Fermi Scholarship at Westchester Manor during a special breakfast ceremony.   The scholarship award was started in the Italian-American community 51 years ago. The breakfast was attended by local...

by David L. Shaw   Thirty-five years ago, Vincent "Jimmy" Colella was named the first recipient of the Father Joseph Beatini Award, presented annually by the St. Anthony Commission to a person of Italian descent for outstanding community service. The latest honoree is Michael Scaglione — the man who now lives in Colella's former Lincoln...

Event Description:Lecture with screening of selections from documentaries on the theme: Ethnicity, National Identity and Multiculturalism in Contemporary Italy. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Center for Italian Studies.   Location Information:West Campus - Harriman Hall (View Map)Nicolls RoadMain EntranceStony Brook, NY 11794...

A northern Italian village is holding a memorial ceremony to honor two U.S. World War II pilots who died when their bomber crashed into a mountain in 1945.   Relatives of pilot Earl Remmel of Hooker, Oklahoma, and surviving crew member Isidore Ifshin, a Bronx native living in Boca Raton, Florida, plan to attend Sunday's ceremony in Ronzo di...

November 7 (Friday) 5:30 - 7:30 pmNovember 11 (Tuesday) 11:00 am to 12:30 pmFrom Italy to America: Their Story & Why They Came Every ethnicity has its story - and this is the story of Italians and why they came...Camp Italia is thrilled to present this unique program celebrating the origins of our Italian American heritage! The program consist...

The Consulate General of Italy together with the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, and the four Cities of the Medicean Versilia – Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Forte dei Marmi and Stazzema – present "Michelangelo and Versilia", an initiative organized to illustrate the excellences of the territory and to highlight the historical and artistic figure...

di Andrea Mantineo   Fatti, cifre. Direttore di "America Oggi" e presidente del Gruppo Editoriale "Oggi" Andrea Mantineo risponde così alle accuse della redazione del quotidiano circa le ragioni della crisi del gruppo editoriale. "America Oggi" è stato fondato nel 1988 da giornalisti, poligrafici e amministrativi licenziati dal quotidia...