Annamaria Monaco, Suffolk County Community College associate professor of Italian and adviser to the College's Italian Club, has been elected president of the Long Island Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI). Monaco studied at the University of Pavia, Italy and earned a doctorate degree from Stony Brook University in 20...

by Josephine A. Maietta   Cari Amici, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the AlAE Seventeenth Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala. The event will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. A cocktail reception in the garden, (weat...

Long Islanders were treated to a special event this past weekend as the first Italian Heritage and Cultural Festival got underway in Smithtown.   Sponsored by the Order Sons of Italy in America and the New York Commission for Social Justice, the event took place on the fairgrounds of the Smithtown Historical Society. Patrons enjoyed a day of...

Thank you Bobby Maida for sharing your wonderful photos of the Giglio Feast of San Paolino in Franklin Square, Long Island (June 27th). As always, the Sons of San Paolino and friends performed their duty to the saint with love and devotion. In addition to the impressive dancing of the giglio, these folks sure know how to throw a great party. For m...

You are cordially invited to attend a presentation and signing for Dr. Salvatore J. LaGumina's latest book titled, "Long Island Italian Americans: History, Heritage & Tradition".   For Italian immigrants and their descendants, moving from "the city" out to Long Island was more than a change of address. It signaled that the family had ach...

December 12 (Saturday) 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Annual Holiday Luncheon. Join Long Island NOIAW members and friends to enjoy a delicious lunch in the elegant Bay Room at Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. The sweet voice of Carolina Gengo will lead us in well-known carols, including a few Italian ones. Shop for adorable and well-priced holiday gifts fr...

Il quindicesimo appuntamento annuale "Educators Awards" della Association of Italian American Educators che coincide con il 2013 Anno della Cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti, è stato festeggiato domenica da centinaia di persone presso la sala ricevimenti Chateau Briand situata a Carle Place a Long Island. L'annuale premiazione e consegna di borse...

Salvatore La Gumina, autore del libro Long Island Italian Americans, History, Heritage & Tradition, sarà il keynote Speaker all'AIAE "Welcoming Breakfast" domenica, 15 settembre 2013, alla Hofstra University, durante l'Annuale Festival Italiano nel South Campus dell'università (www.aiae.net). L'evento è aperto al publico e la presidente dell'AI...

Anthony T. Rossi was born in Messina, Italy. As a young man he immigrated to the United States and settled in Long Island in 1921. During the 1930s he operated a grocery store and relocated to Bradenton, FL to operate various food establishments. Anthony grew weary of being a restaurateur and decided to pioneer a new t...

The documentary film MEN OF THE CLOTH will have its New York premiere on Thursday January 8th at 7 PM the Village East Cinema in Manhattan, Wednesday January 14th at 7:30 PM at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island and on Sunday January 25th at 7 PM at the Picture House in Pelham, NY.   The film by Vicki Vasilopoulos is an inspir...