The folks with USA Today's www.10best.com and the website's readers are at it again, giving some love to area favorites. This time, Gervasi Vineyard in Canton got two shoutouts via the website's 10 Best Reader Choice Awards. The Bistro at Gervasi Vineyard was ranked No. 7 as "Best Winery Restaurant in the Nation" and The Villas at Gervasi Vin...

What's it take for any organization to stay together for a century? Protecting the heritage of its members, staying true to its values and embracing tradition has been a successful formula used by the Ben V. Marconi Lodge #1628 Order of Sons of Italy of America. The group has been celebrating its 100th anniversary all year with a number of events...

The Italian American Festival Foundation of Stark County announced it will award $8,000 in college scholarships this year. To be eligible for the scholarship funding, applicants must be of Italian-American heritage and a 2015 graduate of a Stark County high school. Scholarships are awarded based on need, scholastic ability, extra-curricul...

by Suzanne Stratford Mother Angelica was known to millions of viewers as the keen-witted, straight-talking Catholic nun, but in Canton, Ohio, she's remembered as a local girl who grew up to make their city proud. Born Rita Rizzo on April 20, 1923, she was by all accounts a kind-hearted Italian-American girl. At the age of 19, she experienced...

All 2014 Stark County graduating seniors are eligible to apply for our scholarship. Please visit your High School Guidance Department for details on how to apply. All completed scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2014.   The Stark County Italian-American Foundation was organized with the following objectiv...

Giovedì 9 maggio Amcham Italy ha accolto presso i propri uffici una delegazione di 10 studenti graduate e undergraduate di International business che stanno studiando presso la sede italiana della Walsh University. L'Università americana, con sede a North Canton Ohio (www.walsh.edu), ha infatti una sede a Castel Gandolfo (RM) attiva dal 2007 che ac...

The Stark County Fairgrounds was the place to find stromboli on Saturday.If you arrived early enough, it also was the place to check out a Lamborghini sports car and see an authentic Italian marching band. The 28th annual Stark County Italian American Festival wrapped up on Saturday. It offered three days of entertainment centered on the heritage...

by Joyce Mariani   Like a giant that awakens from a deep slumber, Cleveland's Italian community is in the midst of a vibrant cultural rebirth, a "risorgimento culturale," born from a desire to fully embrace the great mosaic of Italy's rich cultural heritage. Ohio has one of the largest populations of Italian Americans, numbering approximate...

By Charita Goshay   The Stark County Italian American Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year with a return to downtown Canton. The 2016 festival will be held June 23-25 at the Market Square green space in the 300 block of Market Ave. N. The festival has been held at the Stark County Fairground for the past 26 years,...