As La Festa Italiana celebrates its 40th year, the annual end-of-summer festival in downtown Scranton, Pa. is expanding by opening Friday evening for the first time. La Festa will be held Labor Day weekend (Friday through Monday, September 4-7, 2015) on Courthouse Square in the heart of the city. Hours are Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday a...

The Italian American Lawyers of Orange County - Lex Romana is pleased to invite you to our September Meeting and Special Event featuring Chef Sir Bruno Serato, the owner and founder of Anaheim White House Restaurant and Caterina's Club on September 8, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   Inspired by his mother, Sir Bruno Serato founded Caterin...

Sons of Italy Chapter 2561 donated the pasta, sausage, meatballs, sauce and then cooked the food for the fundraiser for Par-Troy Wrestling Club. Also included in the meal was salad, bread and dessert. The team is raising funds to purchase a new mat. Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 5 also donated the space for the event. &nb...

The Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation will host its annual "Dinner Dance" gala at 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, in Nicotra's Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield. To be honored during the evening's fare are State Sen. Diane Savino and hoteliers, Lois and Richard Nicotra.   It's interesting to note that The Italian Club o...

The sixth annual "Ciao Down for GWArc," a family-friendly community dinner/fundraiser is Friday, May 1. The event runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Boston/Waltham, 550 Winter St., Waltham. The event features an Italian-themed buffet dinner, musical entertainment and a photo booth.   There will be a silent auction, raff...

The first Italians who came to the US during the mass migration age spent their first years basically without any right. Some of them because they considered themselves "birds of passage": they came to the US with the full intent of making money and then come back to Italy. Some of them because they weren't interested in losing their Italian citize...

Una donazione per far sì che la guglia dedicata a Santa Francesca Cabrini sia salvaguardata e il Duomo di Milano continui a splendere per le generazioni future. Con Expo 2015 ormai alle porte, la International Patrons of Duomo di Milano ce la sta mettendo tutta per raggiungere il suo obiettivo: restaurare e conservare la cattedrale, tramandand...

The Italian American Veterans of Luzerne County Post 1 presented a check on Dec. 5 for the veterans of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center (VAMC).   The donation will be used for veterans at the medical center to enjoy community outings. From left, are William Uggiano, Italian American Veterans; Debra Schlosser, VAMC voluntary service special...

The Guess foundation, a Los Angeles brand founded in 1994, plans to continue its mission of raising funds for philanthropic organizations by launching a brand new project in Europe this year. The foundation uses its popular brand to support causes that help promote social change. The GUESS Foundation hopes to foster social, health, and education o...

The Italian American Citizens League of Kennett Square donates $5,000 for the expansion of Kennett Area Community Services and the Kennett Food Cupboard.   Steve Pesce, President of the Italian American Citizens League presents Melanie Weiler, Executive Director with a check for $5,000 toward the renovation of the property at 138 West Cedar...