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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe made a major economic announcement Tuesday afternoon in Botetourt County.   Italian manufacturer of automotive components, ELDOR Corporation, will invest $75 million in Botetourt County to establish its first North American production plant at Botetourt Center at Greenfield. This investment will create 350...

by Mario Platero   "The Italian government is strongly determined to take again a position of leadership in Italy and Europe in this sector," Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said in a speech during his visit at the IBM center for the Watson project in Boston, where he arrived yesterday. The prime minister signed an agreement to reuse some of th...

Pizza is everything. What should we have for lunch? Pizza. What should we have for dinner? How about pizza? What should we have for breakfast the next day? Definitely leftover pizza.   One of the most popular foods in the world, pizza has become unique and variants have evolved based on culture and preference. There are so many variations, I...

Three late 15th century paintings missing since they were looted by Nazi troops from a Tuscan villa over 70 years ago have been recovered and two people have been accused of receiving stolen goods, police announced on Monday. The works, of religious themes, seized in two private homes in Milan last July, were described by art historian Paola S...

Join NOIAW member and author, Camilla Trinchieri on June 14th at 7:00 PM as she speaks about her new novel, Seeking Alice, at Barnes & Noble on 150 East 86th Street. The event is free and open to the public!   About Seeking AliceA haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II....

Una Giornata nazionale dedicata agli italiani nel mondo. Questo è l'oggetto di un disegno di legge che alla Camera ho presentato assieme agli altri colleghi del PD eletti all'estero. Se approvato, il 12 ottobre di ogni anno si celebrerà in Italia e all'estero la Giornata nazionale degli italiani nel mondo, nella quale nei canali di informazione, ne...

"Ha chiesto di avere la cittadinanza italiana. La pratica è al consolato di San Francisco, è una corsa contro il tempo per la quale ho chiesto aiuto anche al ministero degli Affari esteri". È Giovanni Malagò, presidente del Coni, a parlare del tentativo di far correre in azzurro alle prossime olimpiadi Hannah Cunliffe, 20enne americana discendente...

Sal Tarantino, Turi per gli amici, è nato l'8 giugno 1945 a Licodia Eubea. E' emigrato con i genitori in USA in giugno del 1959 per lavoro. Appena arrivati a New York la madre ha lavorato in una fabbrica tessile, il padre faceva il calzolaio. E poi ha aperto un negozio di scarpe.   Vivevano a Prince Street Manhattan. Il primo lavoro di Sal p...

There are those who, upon retiring from an eventful career, sigh with relief and sink contentedly into the new rhythms of a life unfettered by deadlines and pressure. And then there are people like ballerina Alessandra Ferri, who retired from American Ballet Theatre in 2007 and soon found herself waking up in the morning and asking: "Who am I?...

By Mario Malvizzi My coming to America took place in a kind of roundabout manner. I was born in Pittsburgh in 1930, but because of the untimely death of my father, Mario, my mother, Maria, along with me, at 6 months old, and my sister, 5, returned to Italy to be with my mother's family. She had emigrated to America in 1920 and married my fath...

What follows is a selection from a "Request for Evaluation" sent to the Landmarks Preservation Commission last week to calendar 239 Elizabeth Street for landmarking. Author of the pitch, building resident Beth Joy Knutsen-Papaleo, even received letters of endorsement from Debbie Harry and Martin Scorsese.   "I am dead sick of tasteless devel...

di Sveva Alagna   Si incontreranno al Verdura Resort, tutto prenotato in esclusiva da oggi al 3 agosto, lunedì ceneranno al Tempio della Concordia alla Valle dei Templi di Agrigento, martedì parteciperanno a una serata di gala in piazza Angelo Scandaliato di Sciacca, con sfilata vista mare ed esibizione di carri allegorici del Carnevale: son...