New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are expected to arrive in Venice Friday for the final chapter of their eight-day summer vacation in Italy.   Mr. de Blasio has requested privacy for the Venice portion of the trip, saying he hopes to spend quality time with his family before returning to New York City Sunday. The mayor has no...

by Anthony J. Tamburri This past summer New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio returned to his maternal family roots in Italy. The Mayor's grandparents immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s: his grandmother Anna Briganti was from Grassano (Basilicata, Matera Province), and his grandfather Giovanni De Blasio from the town of Sant'Agata de'...

By John Alexander   On June 14, hundreds of guests gathered at the Dyker Beach Golf Club to celebrate Mary Crisalli Sansone's 100th birthday. In attendance were dignitaries, elected officials, such as Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and family members. Also present were Sansone's close friends, including Matilda...

di Riccardo Chioni   Gli agenti hanno ammanettato il public advocate Bill de Blasio mentre gridava assieme a centinaia di persone "Hell no, we won't go" durante un rally per cercare di salvare il Long Island College Hospital con un atto di disobbidienza civile nei pressi di Bryant Park a Midtown. Il gruppo di manifestanti si era riunito lun...

Entra nel vivo la missione Niaf (National Italian American Foundation) in Campania. Domenica l'associazione degli italoamericani è giunta a Sorrento e domani sarà in città per incontrare il presidente della Regione, Stefano Caldoro, il console generale degli Stati Uniti, Colombia Barrosse, e una delegazione di imprese campane. E questo potrebbe ess...

When Mayor Bill de Blasio met State Senator Diane J. Savino, a Staten Island Democrat, here on Wednesday morning, they kissed twice, once on each cheek, and shared a warm hug, in part because of something else they share: their heritage.   "It's an Italian unity moment," said the mayor, getting laughs from onlookers before he shook hands wit...

Midtown became a sea of red, white and green Monday as the 69th annual Columbus Day Parade made its way up Fifth Avenue. The world's largest celebration of Italian-American pride stretched from 47th Street up to 72nd Street.   More than 35,000 marchers took part in the parade, among them Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Governor Andrew Cuomo an...

Bill de Blasio è in testa nel sondaggio Quinnipiac sulle primarie democratiche, in vista dell'elezione del sindaco di New York. Il politico di origini italiane è il candidato che ha maggiormente catturato le intenzioni di voto dei newyorkesi che hanno abbandonato l'ex deputato Anthony Weiner, dopo il nuovo scandalo sessuale che lo ha travolto. &nb...

Con una comunicazione ufficiale, indirizzata al Presidente di CremonaFiere Antonio Piva, il Sindaco di New York Bill De Blasio appone il sigillo ufficiale del Primo Cittadino della città di New York alla seconda edizione di "Mondomusica New York", in programma dal 10 al 12 aprile prossimi.   "È con grande piacere che do il benvenuto alla sec...

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio officially announced his Democratic candidacy for mayor Sunday afternoon, telling supporters gathered in front of his home in Park Slope, Brooklyn that he would be a "mayor for our neighborhoods."Introduced by his wife Chirlane and son Dante in front of their family home of two decades, de Blasio said he wants to be t...