The Italian Heritage Society of the Monterey Peninsula held its 16th annual Honoree Dinner at the Marriott Hotel on Friday with more than 100 people in attendance. The society, which was founded in 1975, works to honor and preserve the Italian culture, stories and traditions that have been present in the Monterey Peninsula community for over a cent...

Home for Good Dog Rescue is finalizing details for its popular annual Taste of Italy, a Spaghetti & Meatballs Dinner and Tricky Tray taking place on Saturday, March 7, at the Long Hill Community Center in Stirling, NJ.  At this 11th annual event, everyone will enjoy luxury prizes, notable guests and festive entertainment. This year, the event will...

Charlie Romo, the award winning contemporary crooner who was recently named “Best Musician on Staten Island” by the Staten Island Advance/SiLive.com, will perform live in concert Thursday, March 5 at Lorenzo’s Cabaret at the Hilton Garden Inn — during a gala event to benefit the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families. Romo said he’s thankful fo...

The Sons of Italy are reigniting an old Hanford tradition and inviting the community to celebrate Valentine’s Day while supporting a good cause. “We want to have a fun night like we used to and get everyone away from their phones and computers,” organizer and club member Michael Leoni said. The Hanford Sons of Italy Lodge #1543’s annual Sweethea...

Antonio Vendome, popularly known as ‘Nino’, is a real example of a person who carries the American dream in his heart. At barely 10 years, Antonio Vendome NYC was doing shoe-shining, but he since has risen to become a renowned real estate developer and investor. His dream was to be carried through by his daughter Raquel Vendome when she decided to...

Scampo in Beacon Hill donated a portion of the proceeds from December desserts sales to the Merwin Memorial Free Clinic for Animals today. The Italian restaurant, located inside the Liberty Hotel, raised $3,000 to go towards this wonderful organization. On Feb. 4, Scampo presented a $3,000 check to Merwin Memorial Free Clinic for Animals. Scampo ha...

CincItalia is Cincinnati’s true celebration of Italian heritage. The three-day festival (Harvest Home Park - 3961 N Bend Rd, Cheviot, OH 45211) showcases Italian culture – offering entertainment from local and national music acts, cooking demonstrations, carnival rides, games, and authentic cuisine prepared by Italian restaurants and Cincinnati’s I...

Com.It.Es.~Houston has concluded its operations for the last fiscal year with several charitable donations to organizations which continue to advance the Italian language and culture in their communities.  Concorso Letterario 2019-2020 received $1732.  The Concorso, established in 2011, will be held this year for the first time under the auspices o...

As many of you have read by now, a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020 in Calabasas, CA has claimed the lives of nine people. John, Keri and Alyssa Altobelli were among the nine victims. Most devastating to our Red Sox family, John, Keri, and Alyssa were the father, stepmother and younger sister of one of our scouts, J.J. Altobelli. As J.J. and hi...

Michéal Castaldo’s 2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour helped raise over $41,000 (in ticket sales and sponsorship) for the following churches and organizations located in the U.S.  November 23, Italian Christmas Concert in Manahawkin at The Stafford Township Arts Center, in Manahawkin, NJ—a fundraiser for Stafford Township Members of the The Pol...