by Helen Williams   The 34th Annual West Bank Italian Open which benefits Café Hope will begin on May 1 at 7 p.m. with a popular Roast and Kickoff Dinner at La Maison Creole. Honorary chairman and "roastee" will be Kenner Mayor Michael S. Yenni.   "Come and laugh with Mike Yenni's 10 best friends as they roast him that night. An...

While guests consumed more than 500 plates of spaghetti at the 41st annual Feast of St. Joseph, many caught up with friends or sang along with classics from the 1950s to the 1970s. The March 19 event at the Sons of Italy Lodge benefited the MacDonald Training Center.   The late Al Noto Sr. started the tradition, and his family, friends,...

by Geoffrey Wilson   For attendees grabbing a bite at Festa Italiana, everything from the pizza to the cannolis should feel welcoming. "It's like eating at your grandma's house," said Ernie Bruno, Italian Center president. Italian foods from pasta to zeppole were the highlight at Festa Italiana in the City of Poughkeepsie Saturday....

Join us on Sunday, July 17, 2016 for our Annual Members Appreciation Day and enjoy a fun filled day of delicious food, music, family, friends and being appreciated for your support of the San Silverio Shrine! Shrine Schedule & Activities 9:00 AM – Shrine opens10:30 AM - Rosary Service in Chapel11:00 AM - Holy Mass at Shrine Chapel   ·...

Italian American Social Club of Waldwick celebrates a Waldwick tradition with roots dating back to 1925. The 9th Annual Ferragosto Family Picnic and Festa will be held on Sunday, August 21st in Waldwick Borough Park.   Each year its occasion of Assumption Day, observed by the Roman Catholic Church is presented by IASCW with music, bocce cour...

by Katie Sullivan   Alluring aromas of Italian food will fill the air beginning Thursday, as the Gusto Italian Festival takes to the street on Endicott's North Side. Once home to many Italian-American immigrants, the festival will celebrate the ethnic roots of the Endicott neighborhood.   This year's Gusto festival, now in its 12...