Attenzione sport enthusiasts!!! NIAF member Giovanni Camarchioli, editor of Bel Paese, a newspaper in South Florida, has launched the newspaper's new Italian sports news bulletins. The twice-a-day (morning and afternoon) broadcasts that began on June 1 are in Italian and accessible by phone.   Just call the local number in any of the followi...

Si sono ricongiunti ed abbracciati, simbolicamente, questa mattina, nella grande piazza di Canicattini Bagni, a distanza di quattro anni dalla visita della delegazione canicattinese in America, guidata allora dal sindaco Paolo Amenta, le due anime della città di Canicattini Bagni, quella incastonata tra gli Iblei, e quella rappresentata da generazi...

This year Columbus day celebrations are extremely special as four mayors from the province of Siracusa ( Canicattinini, Floridia, Solarino and Rosolini) will be visiting Hartford to take part in the celebrations. The Hartford Italian Clubs have joined forces to make this visit a very special one indeed and on 10-12 we will host a gala dinner at Aq...

by A. Talbot Despite all the hullabaloo surrounding Christmas, for many Italian Americans, one of the most exciting meals of the year happens the night before: the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. No one entirely knows how the tradition started, but a few details are widely understood.   For starters, Christmas Eve is techni...

Join the Connecticut Region of NOIAW for a Private Tour of Burst of Light: Caravaggio and His Legacy ExhibitThe Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art   Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio had a tremendous influence on 17th Century art. Join NOIAW members and friends for a private docent tour of the exhibit. Learn about his use of dramatic lig...

L'Ippodromo del Mediterraneo ha indossato una significativa veste internazionale grazie alla presenza della delegazione italo-americana di Hartford, arrivata dagli USA a Floridia per festeggiare il 25° anniversario del gemellaggio delle due sisters cities.   In seno al convegno "Corse, Concorsi, Carrozze e Carretti" di sabato scorso, 29 giug...

By Jesse Gosselin   News 8 is celebrating the contributions of Italian Americans to Connecticut throughout the week of May 4th through 8th, and everyone is welcome to come join us live for the celebration!   We're taking our newscasts on the road to New Haven, Middletown, Waterbury, Hartford, and North Haven, and you're welcome to com...

Al Marotta's roots in the South End run deep. That's far from a figurative observation. One of Marotta's passions, and the former city councilman and state representative has many, is tending the fig tree his father, Salvatore, planted at his childhood home on Preston Street.   That was about 1950, when the Sicilian expat rose early eve...

by Christopher Hoffman Maserati, Lamborghini, Ferrari. Those names stir the hearts of auto lovers everywhere, conjuring up sleek, speedy sports cars that combine the best of Italian engineering, design and style. Fans will have the rare opportunity to see a line up of these masterpieces of the motorway at the Made in Italy Italian Show &...