This 1999 photo of Mary Ginnetti by Anthony Riccio is featured in Riccio's book "The Italian American Experience in New Haven: Images and Oral Histories." Riccio will show his photos and discuss his book at an event at the New Haven Museum on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The 5:30 p.m. event (snow date: Thursday, Dec. 5) coincides with the current exhibition...

Pictured is North Haven First Selectman, Michael Freda as he "passes" the Italian Flag to East Haven Mayor, Joseph Maturo, Jr. in recognition of theTown of East Haven becoming the host community for the 2015 Columbus Day Parade.   The parade will be held on Sunday October 11th as marchers will step off in the downtown district of East Haven....

Pat L. '51 and Mark S. '88 Sinatro of West Hartford, Conn., will receive the Red O'Neill Award on Tuesday night when The UConn Club hosts its 62nd Annual Awards Ceremony at the Jorgensen Center For The Performing Arts on campus.   The Red O'Neill Award is given annually by The UConn Club to a former Husky student-athlete who has mirrored the...

by Jean Falbo-Sosnovich   Holy Rosary Church parishioners have been busy preparing for their 48th annual Italian festival, Festa! 2015, which begins Thursday. The wildly popular festival, which draws thousands each year, will run from 5 to 10 p.m. through Saturday, on the church grounds, 10 Father Salemi Drive. Admission is free. T...

By Keith Kountz   The National Italian American Foundation promotes and preserves Italian culture in the United States, and the head of the organization happens to be a Connecticut native, Anita Bevacque McBride. News 8 spoke with McBride via satellite about her the organization, its mission and her connecticut roots.   "I was bo...

Romeo G. Petroni died Monday, Aug. 3. He is the only native son to become a Superior Court judge during the 20th Century. "It's a demanding, challenging position that requires broad knowledge of the law, but at this point in my life, I'm ready for it," Judge Petroni said in May 1990 when he received the appointment. Judge Petroni had lived 60...

by Cassandra Day   Thanks to modern technology, a group of children learning Italian language and culture "traveled" across the North Atlantic to last weekend to meet the mayor and students just like them who live in Middletown's sister city of Melilli, Sicily.   About 10 children ages 7-13 who study at the city's Italian American Com...

At the annual Columbus Day celebration, Alfred Fusco is a fixture as familiar as the zeppole he's become popular for serving at the downtown celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture.   But he won't be working the booth this Sunday, a first since the city's celebration started a half decade ago: Fusco has earned a place at the fro...

Si sono riuniti nella citta' di Stamford in Connecticut i Delegati ed i Rappresentanti del Comitato Tricolore per gli italiani nel Mondo delle circoscrizioni consolari di Boston, New York/Connecticut, New Jersey, Philadelfia, aree sostanzialmente del Nord Est degli USA.I lavori sono iniziati con un minuto di silenzio in Onore di Mirko Tremaglia fon...

New Haven Connecticut, Yale University: un'oasi italiana in cui si celebra il 2013 Anno della Cultura negli Stati Uniti, in cui è immersa il console generale Natalia Quintavalle venerdì, in occasione della prima visita ufficiale al prestigioso ateneo. Il denso e articolato programma della giornata è iniziato con l'intervento del console generale a...