Wilmington City Council did not find majority support to encourage the city to permanently remove statues of Christopher Columbus and Caesar Rodney during a vote on a resolution Thursday night. The two statues were ordered removed by Mayor Mike Purzycki on June 12, 2020, less than two weeks after a riot took place in Market Street, and in a time pe...

Alessandro Iaia has always believed in the American dream. That anyone – whether they are born in this country or have made this country their home – with hard work, can get far. With perseverance, they can receive equal treatment and be able to live their lives without anyone looking down on them or thinking anything negative about them.  But as h...

The 6’6” freshman guard has taken no orthodox path to land with the University of Delaware men’s basketball team. From Italy to New Jersey to Delaware, the 19-year-old Gianmarco Arletti is no stranger to adapting into a new climate. At 16 years old, Arletti moved from his hometown of Bologna, Italy, to the United States. He enrolled at Holy Cross P...

William Shakespeare might not have been Italian, but he had the right idea. Case in point: Sundays weren’t Sundays without the traditional Italian suppers at the DePace homestead in north Wilmington. Three-year-old Mara spent her weekends prepping the weekly feast with her grandmother, and still remembers her Uncle Louie exclaiming, “Sing, Mara! Si...

European football has been confirmed Leader Also in sales in the USA. “World Football Store“ A study published this week confirms this finding. For the compilation of this map, the period from November 1 to December 1 was taken into account, and only the sets (shirts and shorts) of men were counted, thus excluding the female and children’s models....

Maryann Battaglia knew exactly what she wanted Tuesday morning at Papa's Food Market in Wilmington: A package of Napoletano Brothers "Springfield" brand of spaghetti and a double-helping of nostalgia. In keeping with tradition, she got both. Battaglia grew up in the city's Little Italy neighborhood that's been home to Papa's since 1927. And now, 50...

After a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, Frank Chiarello Jr., 89, passed away Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Frank Sr. and Octavia Chiarello. Frank had three children, Frank F. Chiarello III, Dr. Mario Chiarello and Paul Chiarello. Frank was a Boy Scout and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He especially liked th...

Immigration — both legal and illegal — has been a widely debated topic in America the last few years. Indeed, the National Immigration Forum reports, a June 2019 Gallup poll found that “the percentage of Americans who said that immigration was the most important problem facing the country reached a record high ... at 23 percent.” However, the forum...

The Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco has engaged the talents of Melissa Cannavo-Marino to host WVLT 92.1 FM’s “Viaggio Musicale,” a bi-lingual program at 6 p.m. Sunday evenings. The program is produced by ARA Delco’s Italian-American Media Productions and will appeal to Italians, Italian-Americans and “Lovers of all things Italian”. The forma...

Nicola Pizza, a Rehoboth Beach institution for almost 50 years, is closing both of its current locations and moving to Lewes, the restaurant announced on Facebook Sunday afternoon. "Please know that this was not an easy decision — to leave the home we have loved for so long — but an amazing opportunity has presented itself and we simply could not p...