The UNICO Rehoboth Chapter plans the following March events. All will be held in the St. Edmond Parish Hall on King Charles Avenue in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. La Festa di San Giuseppe. Blessing and distribution of St. Joseph’s Bread to participants and food shelters. 9 a.m. March 19. Zeppole and Italian Baked Goods Sale. Benefits the St. Vincent d...

To be celebrated while living is a good thing, especially when an impressive life story is praised at age 100. Civic leader Ed Toriello recently experienced that. Stafford Township honored him with a proclamation for service in World War II and community service at home, and the Kiwanis Club of LBI thanked the former club president for key work on...

The Ukrainian church is Rome is organising a collection of medicine, food and clothes to send to Ukraine in response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the Russian invasion. Italians, Ukrainians and other foreign residents of Rome are queuing up to donate basic necessities to the church of S. Sofia, on Via di Boccea 478, as part of a relief effor...

Members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey visited Cooper University Health Care to pay tribute to nurses for their efforts throughout the pandemic by donating a supply of collectible toy Hess trucks. The nurses at Cooper will have a chance to win one of the trucks to give to a child in their life through a special giveaway. “We w...

Florence is famed for its contributions to Italian art, architecture and cuisine. But these days, local leaders in the city regarded as the birthplace of the Renaissance are concerned with more mundane matters: paying the bills. Amid soaring energy costs across Europe, officials at Palazzo Vecchio — the building that serves as Florence’s city hall...

Mark the 25th of March on your calendar, and get ready to enjoy an amazing evening. The Nexxt Foundation Inc. is organizing its first Annual Gala Event at the Ovation Center in Long Beach and we are all invited. The Gala will offer delicious Italian food by the winner of two Michelin stars, Chef Erik De Marchi, executive chef and owner at Oliver’s...

What an emotion to be able to contribute to the development of an international cultural institution such as the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. When I was 15, I fell in love with opera and classical music by listening to Tebaldi singing in La Bohème. And what a privilege and great honor now to see my name and that of my father humbly next t...

People who are less well known and even less mentioned in the media - rather than those who are known for “environmental” reasons and by the will of political parties - honour and serve Italy and the world. The latter often have no skills or even qualifications for their role, thus reducing themselves to mere yes-men useful to local and not general...

Community members in Springfield are coming together to give a popular bakery a much needed facelift. Italian Bread Shop in Springfield has been around for years, owned by Jose Santos. But when Santos’ daughter Jenny noticed the beloved bakery needed some improvements, she took to Facebook to ask for some help. “He’s been there forever and it’s bee...

The Rocky Marciano Lodge 3000 of Sons and Daughters of Italy presented two local organizations with a total of $6,500 from their inaugural casino night fundraiser.  On Tuesday night at Fairfield’s VFW Post 7925, the lodge presented Dave Black, captain of the West Essex First Aid Squad, with a ceremonial check for $5,000 and presented Brian Gallaghe...