The Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco honored community leaders Rose Vaccone and Al Greto at its 23rd annual dinner dance at the Heritage Ballrooms with the Persons of the Year awards.   Vaccone was recognized for her work as executive director of the Italian American Festival, held annually at Rose Tree Park in Upper Providence Townshi...

Every June, the Saint Anthony of Padua Church in Wilmington, Delaware, runs a week-long Italian Festival which celebrates the Feast of Saint Anthony. Since the 1920s, Saint Anthony's Italian festival has grown from a small carnival into a five-block celebration around the church. Every year the festival favors a region or city of Italy th...

by Patricia Talorico The Yelp era doesn't allow much room for redemption meals. Restaurant customers served what they consider to be poor, underwhelming meals post their thoughts almost immediately online with few concerns other than their own stomachs and pockets.   Most seem unwilling to give an establishment a second chance, es...

Delaware has a nickname that says everything: it is called the "First State". This is just one of the things we talk about with the guest of this new interview. Our friend Richard A. DiLiberto, Jr. is one of the major personalities of the Italian American community in Delaware.   Let's discover what he does to represent this wonderful community,...

Twenty four players formed 5 teams to contend for the Fall Classic tournament championship. Captains Vince Colasante, Michele Buono, Cesidio Pellegrini, Fred Rossi, and Biago D'urso selected teams that competed in a double round robin round. The two best teams from the round robin played in a best of three championship round. The Drama began to bui...

On June 3, join the Wilmington Blue Rocks baseball team for Italian Heritage Night as they take on the Carolina Mudcats at Frawley Stadium. Enjoy the game along with traditional Italian music, Italian trivia games and specialty Italian food items from Botto's Italian Sausage. Tickets: $7. For information and tickets, call 302-472-5701 or visit www....

Rain did not deter the members of the UNICO Delmarva Chapter, family and friends from enjoying animated conversation, competition and good food at the chapter's bocce tournament held Oct. 11 at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton.   The event celebrated Columbus Day weekend and Gov. Jack Markell's proclamation of October as Italian American...

UNICO's Delmarva Chapter held a meeting Oct. 13 at Salumeria e Ristorante Touch of Italy on Highway One in Rehoboth Beach to discuss the year's events. The Annual Bocce Tournament scheduled for Oct. 3 had to be cancelled due to inclement weather and will be re-scheduled for April or May. President David Jones and District Governor Maria T...

UNICO, a national Italian-American service organization with local chapters in Delaware, encourages members to have annual fundraisers to provide service and financial help to local and national charities. The Delmarva Chapter based in Millsboro and including surrounding areas met recently at the home of Nick Ruggerio to discuss a bocce tourna...

The DaVinci Society of Delaware is pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Vendemmia Da Vinci Wine & Food Festival will be held Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 2pm to 6pm on the grounds of the Bellevue State Park just off I95 in Northern Delaware.    Vendemmia Da Vinci is one of the premier Italian American Wine & Food festivals...