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Suffolk’s Rory King, 17, traveled to Italy this summer through Suffolk Sister Cities International. It was an “amazing” experience that showed him the splendor of Italian culture and taught him how to think on his feet in a new place, Rory said. “It was truly amazing,” he said. “I can’t believe I got to do that for two weeks of my life.” Sister Cit...

The nation’s newest Medal of Honor recipient, Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, and New Jersey real estate partners and leaders Jack Morris and Joseph Marino will become the newest members of Cento Amici at the organization’s annual dinner Oct. 14 at the Stone House in Warren. Cento Amici (100 Friends) is a community-based, member organization dedicated t...

In a vote of confidence in business in North America, on July 29 Brunello Cucinelli SpA took full control of its American and Canadian subsidiaries. The Italian fashion group bought 30 percent of Brunello Cucinelli USA Retail LLC through the subsidiary Brunello Cucinelli USA Inc., paying $4.5 million on signing the deal and raising its stake to 100...

Every American recalls precisely where they were when hijacked passenger planes slammed into the twin towers on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Of the 2,977 people who died that day, roughly 540 were of Italian descent. 540, that’s nearly 20 percent of the death toll. At 9:03 a.m., United Airlines Flight 175 strikes the south tower of the World Trad...

Traditions are the cornerstone of many cultures in America and for Italian-Americans, it’s an opportunity to remind us that we are part of a history that defines our past and shapes who we are today. The festival celebrations of towns and patron saints in Italian-American communities throughout the US serve as a thank you to the ancestors who came...

The Superior City Council has decided the city will now officially celebrate “Indigenous People’s Day”, instead of “Columbus Day”. That decision was made with a unanimous vote Tuesday night. Duluth has already made the switch, and the Superior leaders felt it was time they made a change as well. Mayor Jim Paine says Native American tribes are a lar...

Hilarity ensues in the improvisational comedy “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding,” set to keep audiences on their toes at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus Sept. 13 and 14. The interactive improv show, directed and co-produced by Southeast student Francesca Bucci, follows the wedding and reception of an Italian-American family. The wedding...

Syracuse'se Festa Italiana will be held on September 13-15 (next Friday - Sunday). It'll include a meatball eating contest, bocce challenge, children's tent, heritage tent, wine making demonstrations, open air mass (on Sunday with Syracuse's new Bishop), bingo, photo booth, food vendors, live music and more. John Cerrone is in charge of the heritag...

Monday, September 16th at 12 noon (Games start). The Castle on Versailles Road, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383. The Italian American Association of Louisville is looking for up to 5 members who want to be on a bocce team (one day only). There will be plenty of fun and food. This team will be playing in the Bob Valvano "V" Foundation celebrit...

In the high-profile world of celebrity chefs, few have more name recognition than Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, the woman who almost single-handedly redefined American palates when it comes to what Italian cuisine is, and should be, in this country.The breadth of her knowledge and passion as it relates to Italy’s food traditions through its various...

Leonardo Da Vinci, simbolo dell’eccellenza italiana nella creatività e nell’innovazione: è questa la chiave di lettura del progetto Leonardo’s Way: alla scoperta dei moderni geni italiani in occasione delle celebrazioni per i 500 anni dalla morte di Leonardo Da Vinci , l'originale iniziativa della Miami Scientific Italian Community presieduta da Fa...

Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019 at 8:30 AM. 200 South Avenue East, Cranford, NJ, 07016. Pastosa Ravioli, the third generation, family-owned and operated Italian specialty food company widely recognized as the source of New York’s finest ravioli, fresh pasta and Italian specialties celebrates its five-year anniversary in the Cranford community.     Located...