One and all will have the chance to enjoy some Italian-style Christmas entertainment at Jersey City's Casa Colombo during its seventh Annual Christmas Concert and Sing Along celebration this Sunday.   The celebration, scheduled to start at 4 p.m., will feature Michael Aromando and his Metropolitan Festival Band, an Italian street musical gro...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey has selected Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano as its 2013 Grand Marshal for Columbus Day. Sheriff Provenzano will represent the organization as its leader in Columbus Day Parades in Jersey City, Morris County and in the New York City Columbus Day Parade in Manhattan.   A lifelong resi...

Jersey City's Casa Columbo is inviting history buffs and fans of crime mysteries to a book signing with Hoboken author Holly Metz, who will discuss her book "Killing the Poormaster" at the 4 p.m. event on Nov. 16.   Fran DePalma-Iozzi, Casa Colombo's programming chair, said the book chronicles the death of a Hoboken welfare official, then kn...

By Nicholas Zeitlinger   For five summer nights, the neighborhood surrounding Holy Rosary Church will come alive with music, games of chance, kids' activities, and delicious Italian food and drinks. It all takes place Aug. 12 through Aug. 16 at Holy Rosary Church on Sixth Street in Historic Downtown Jersey City celebrates 112 years of b...

By Nicholas Zeitlinger   For five summer nights, the neighborhood surrounding Holy Rosary Church will come alive with music, games of chance, kids' activities, and delicious Italian food and drinks.   It all takes place starting Wednesday and running through Sunday, Aug. 16, at Holy Rosary Church on Sixth Street in Historic Downtown J...

Come and join the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey at the 113th Annual La Festa Italiana at Holy Rosary Church on Saturday night August 13th, 2016.   Law enforcement officers from the organization and Associate Member Chairman Nicholas Grillo will be on hand to distribute crime prevention and safety education as well as gifts to...

By Terrence T. McDonald   Anthony Cucci, the former mayor, Downtown councilman and decorated war hero, died today at Jersey City Medical Center. He was 92. Cucci, known to everyone as "Tony," was big-hearted and modest, "the people's mayor," according to Lou Manzo, a former state assemblyman who worked in the Cucci administration. &nbs...

New Jersey Wine School is thrilled to announce the launch of this new wine course and offer you the opportunity to master Italian wines while obtaining a specialized wine certification.   The Italian Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides up-to-date, extensive and precise information on the diverse wines and wine regions of It...

Puccini's, a West Side Italian restaurant and catering hall that's been a Jersey City institution for 31 years, is closing its doors.   The location of countless political fundraisers and luncheons featuring Hudson County bigwigs, Puccini's is shutting its doors to make way for a large-scale residential development, sources tell The Jersey J...