AIHA September Monthly Meeting will take place on Thursday, September 19th. The business meeting begins at 7:00 pm followed by the presenter: Ann Parillo, TV Producer and Host of "Schenectady Today - In and Around the Capital District. Please bring dessert for the social to follow. Free and open to the public.   Poetry reading by Sarah Cifar...

by Danielle Sanzone   If you enjoy food from around the world, you won't want to miss the TASTES of the World, the 2nd Annual International food tasting festival on Thursday. March 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year's event at the WAMC Linda will honor Prof. Philip J. DiNovo, a former SUNY professor who for 32 years has volunteered h...

Singers Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble were discovered when the three singers appeared individually on Italy's televised singing competition – "Ti lascio una canzone." The show's creator/producer Roberto Cenci had the lads perform as a trio during the program's fourth episode, thus launching the group's career. Now Il Vol...

An evening of dinner and a show could soon get easier on a small strip of Madison Avenue in Albany, New York. The former Tierra Coffee Roasters cafe — next to the Madison Theater — will reopen as an Italian fine-dining restaurant.   Gigi's Italian Restaurante is scheduled to open sometime before October, said Madison Theater director Ja...

di Riccardo Chioni   Albany si è vestita del tricolore nella ricorrenza dell'annuale Italian-American Day organizzato dalla New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators che si ritrovano per celebrare le proprie origini con una festa e, nell'Anno della Cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti, alla cerimonia ha partecipato il console g...

The American Italian Heritage Museum in The Presence of Angels by Mico Di Arpo. Opening reception: April 24th 6pm – 8pmAmerican Italian Heritage Museum-  1227 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12205Contact: Prof. /Cav. Philip J. Di Novo 518- 435-1979 April 24th through June 30th 2015 In the presence of Angels is a new collection of buon fresco pa...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his father, 82-year-old former Gov. Mario Cuomo, is home from the hospital and in good spirits.   The younger Cuomo tells reporters that he saw his father Wednesday night and chatted with him Thursday morning.   Read more   Source: http://www.timesunion.com    

by Dina Sciortino   Senator Carlucci joins members of the Italian-American State Legislators Conference to present Clarkstown South High School student Alana Kurtti with a $1,500 dollar check in Albany. New City resident Alana Kurtti, a model student and member of her community, was chosen as this year's winner of the Italian-American S...

The public is invited to honor Christopher Columbus the discover of America on Monday, October 13 at 11:00 am at the American Italian Heritage Museum, 1227 Central Ave., Albany, NY.   The event includes a program to honor Columbus, followed by a movie of his life and a reception. The museum will be open 11 am to 2 pm and no admission will be...

Italian Easter Traditions with slides will be presented by Prof/Cav. Philip J. DiNovo on Wednesday, April 16th at ll:00am. There are so many interesting Easter traditions. A beautiful collection of color slides of the Feast from Italy and the Italian American Community will be shown.   The presentation will help you better appreciate Easter,...