Tony Marmo and Linda Palladino have been selected by the Ulster County Italian-American Foundation as signore and signora of the year and will be honored on Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Italian Festival on the Kingston waterfront, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The honorees will be recognized at the festival's opening ceremony at 11 a.m. at T.R. Gallo...

The Vendemmia Italian Wine Festival is returning to Wilmington on Sunday, October 13. The festival, which began in 2003, is returning to Wilmington after a four-year hiatus in the suburbs. When the festival re-located to Bellevue State Park outside of Wilmington, the city was under the administration of Mayor Dennis P. Williams. “At the time, the p...

Get your appetites ready: The 9th Annual San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons is set to unfold soon, with delicious fare and fun for all. The feast, which takes place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Good Ground Road in Hampton Bays near the Long Island Rail Road station, features Italian delicacies, artisans, a carniva...

History was made during the 52nd annual celebration of the Patchogue Italian Feast of Saint Liberata on Saturday, September 7th when 87-year-old Grace Rizzi-Gallipoli was named as their first female Italian-American of the year.  According to an announcement released by the organization, Rizzi-Gallipoli was born on February 13, 1932 in Montescaglio...

As an avid golfer who travels the world, Bill Oakley understands the nuances of course management. In each case as he has traversed the challenges of Scotland’s toughest links or navigating the challenges of Pebble Beach, the veteran show executive knows that on the course, success is based on reacting to change. It is with that very same spirit th...

On Saturday, September 14, the Glassboro community gathered together in Glassboro Town Square and Rowan Boulevard for St. Anthony’s annual Italian Heritage Festival. The event was held all day between the hours of 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Food trucks lined Rowan Boulevard, as families and Rowan students roamed freely to sample all the delicious food offer...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation today announced Giovanni Colavita, CEO & President of Colavita, and Cosimo, Gerardo, and Giuseppe Bruno, renowned New York restaurateurs, as honorees of the 2019 Columbus Celebration. In addition, television's Rosanna Scotto – host of Fox 5's "Good Day New York" – will receive the Columbus Foundation's 2019 Humanita...

The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is proud to announce that former San Francisco Fire Department Chief Joanne Hayes-White and San Francisco Giants pitcher Dave Dravecky will serve as 2019 parade Grand Marshals. Hayes-White was sworn in as Chief of the San Francisco Fire Department – the largest urban fire Department in the world with a fema...

A heaping helping of Olde World Italy will be served with amore and plenty of white, red and green during the 15th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival, taking place on Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept.28. Hosted by the Sons of Italy of Wildwood, the festival will take place in Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues a...

Hofstra University celebrated “Italy’s culture and culinary influence on America” by hosting its 27th Annual Italian Festival on the south campus on Sunday, Sept. 15. The Italian Experience Festival, emceed by host of “Sabato Italiano” on WRHU-FM and President of the Association of Italian American Educators Cavaliere, Josephine Maietta, is a popul...