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By Bob Shryock Caterina Dattola Dawson, a Mickleton resident, has been named 2016 Italian-American Citizen of the Year by the Gloucester County Italian Heritage Commission in recognition of her efforts to keep Italian heritage alive, instilling a love for the culture and inspiring the younger generation to carry on the Italian tradition.  ...

After watching Florida Rep's new comedy, I wanted to hop on a plane and go give my Grandma a big hug. And I bet you'll feel the same way, too, if you're lucky enough to have living grandparents.   If "Over the River and Through the Woods" is about anything, it's about Family with a capital "F." That family could be Italian-American — like th...

By Sierra Tishgart You may not yet know the name Jared Sippel, but he previously built a sterling reputation with his cooking at Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, and his first New York restaurant celebrates the food of Northern Italy and Southern France (the restaurant's name is French for "Italian").*   He's poised to become one of New Yor...

A delegation of Italian "Wounded Warriors", led by Lieutenant Colonel Gianfranco Paglia, Italy's Gold Medal of Military Valor and advisor to the Minister of Defense, visited the USA from November 28 to December 2, 2016. The delegation of Italian soldiers wounded during mission, comprised of Lieutenant Colonel Marco Iannuzzi, Command Sergeant Major...

Possibly the unlikeliest customer of all became the first person to legally buy marijuana in Alaska's largest city. Anna Ercoli, 81, pulled into Arctic Herbery's small parking lot at 8:30 a.m., 3 ½ hours before the store was to open and become the first legal retail marijuana store in Anchorage.   She was waiting at the store when owner Bryant Th...

Members of UNICO-Delaware District 1 and St. Edmond Church Choir gathered at Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Lewes Dec. 3 to share the spirit of Christmas. Residents enjoyed singing Christmas carols led by the choir and tasting a variety of baked goods provided by UNICO members.   UNICO is a national Italian-American service org...

We welcome author Sarah Fioroni and the Consul General of Italy Mr. Giuseppe Pastorelli for an evening of wonderful food, Ms. Fioroni's Tuscan wines and Italian music. Copies of the author's book will be available for her to sign.In A Family Farm in Tuscany, Sarah Fioroni, chef, cooking instructor, sommelier, and manager of her family's organic far...

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Meatballs, ravioli, spaghetti and a whole lot more–it's all on the menu Sunday at one of Baltimore's biggest church dinners. Ron Matz reports on what's cooking in Little Italy. They're busy in the kitchen at St. Leo's Church. "I have more volunteers than I can use," said Sue Corasaniti, St. Leo's volunteer coordinator. "Everybody wants to be inv...

Consul General Perrone is going to pay his first official visit to New Mexico on April 14-16, during which he will be received by the Governor of the State, Susana Martinez.   The Consul General will meet with Italian individuals and associations in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Taos in order to reinforce the Italian presence in the State and to...

Early this month, the Italian American Heritage Foundation of San Jose has presented a new exhibition dedicated to all the Italian Americans in the Santa Clara Valley. The exposition, opened to the public last April 9, will be on display through May 30. The IAHF's library exhibit is a historic glimpse into the contributions of Italian Americans to...

By Tommaso Ebhardt and Mark ClothierFiat SpA, Italy's biggest manufacturer, is considering moving its corporate headquarters to the U.S. following a planned merger with Chrysler Group LLC, three people familiar with the matter said.   Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne is evaluating the switch from Turin, where Fiat was founded in 189...