Si e' svolta ieri 8 gennaio 2013 presso il Glass Pavilion del Museo d'Arte di Toledo (Ohio) la cerimonia di restituzione all'Italia di un vaso etrusco risalente al periodo 520-510 A.C.."La collaborazione con le autorita' americane in questo settore e' una nostra priorita', non solo per il valore artistico ed economico delle opere, ma anche perche'...

Saugatuck, the once working class, mostly Italian-American section of Westport—the area state officials in the 1950s figured it would be easier to build the Connecticut Turnpike through rather than affluent Greens Farms—got its just deserts today. At the opening of a Westport Historical Society's (WHS) exhibition titled "Saugatuck @ Work—Haven of...

Members and friends of the Columbus Day Celebration Committee will attend a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. in honor of Christopher Columbus at Historic Holy Family Church, 641 Chrysler Drive (located on the service drive of I-75 South, the Lafayette Exit) in downtown Detroit.   Following Mass, there will be a fellowship in the lower level of the c...

Si è svolta il 17 settembre 2013 la cerimonia di rinnovo dell'accordo di gemellaggio tra le città di Grand Rapids e Perugia, che quest'anno compie vent'anni, alla presenza del sindaco di Grand Rapids George K. Heartwell e dell'Assessore allo sviluppo economico e al turismo Giuseppe Lomurno. Il giorno seguente ha avuto luogo una 'luncheon ceremony'...

by Sandra Tornberg   On March 8 the FADM held its 15th Anniversary Gala at the Palazzo Grande. Three hundred fifty members and friends were on hand to pay tribute to the founding members who signed the club's charter in 1999: the late Natale Bucciarelli. Mr. Tonino Corsetti, Mr. Gino Di Carlo, Mr. Leonardo Fabiilli, Mrs. Daniela Allega Fucia...

Il prossimo 5 luglio alle ore 17.00 a Gagliano Aterno (AQ) presso l'ex monastero di S. Chiara (oggi sede della scuola del Corpo Forestale dello Stato), sarà inaugurato il 9° corso di lingua e cultura Italiana per studenti della Wayne State University di Detroit (Michigan, USA), e il 6° corso di preparazione al TOEFL per studenti dell'Università Uni...

Bouquet Let's here it for our local community festival. The Iron Mountain Main Street has announced that Eighth Annual Italian Fest will return to downtown Iron Mountain, and this year, it will be a two-day event - Friday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16.   As always, the festival will take place in the city parking lot located at the inter...

by David Patch   When two Wabash Railroad trains collided southwest of Adrian in rural Lenawee County on Thanksgiving Eve, 1901, the official death toll was only 23. "Only 23" because the real number was much higher than that.   Scores of Italian immigrants traveling in two coaches of the westbound train went uncounted, and five...