The Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the Grand Colonial Restaurant on Rt. 173 in Asbury. The guest speaker will be Sam Faiello. Faiello is a Hunterdon County resident whose public relations firm was retained by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey to develop pub...

On Tuesday April 12th, The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District was filmed by NJTV integrating a lesson on immigration from The Universality of Italian Heritage Curriculum. The Curriculum was developed for educators by the New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission, in consultation with the New Jersey Department of Education and is a free r...

Domenica 17 marzo 201313.00 in EDT The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture in collaboration with Casa Italiana presents "Celebrating Italian Women Authors!" Join us for a day of celebrating our accomplishments as Italian American authors as well as enjoying great food, authentic Italian pastries and networking with like-minded peopl...

Two Italian-American deputy fire chiefs who retired last year in the face of a budget squeeze are suing the city of Passaic for alleged discrimination, claiming they were unlawfully forced out to make way for Hispanic officers.   Michael Martocci and John Scangarello, who left the department after 27 years of service, say in court papers tha...

By Bridget Clerkin   He's one of history's most famous explorers, but until now, he'd never been able to find Hamilton. All that changed Friday when the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association unveiled a new Christopher Columbus statue at its headquarters, marking the pioneer's first presence in the township.   At 7 f...

One look at Sardinia's white-sand beaches and turquoise water would lead you to assume that this part of the world is devoted entirely to idyllic getaways and sun-filled vacations. You'd never guess that the island's population is also contributing evidence to diabetes research in the United States.   Geneticists from Sardinia – the second-l...

Clark resident David Toma was recently nominated for UNICO National's prestigious "Americanism Award" by the Clark chapter of the Italian-American service organization. The award symbolizes and recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond devoting their life to helping others   "I'm thrilled that our nomination of David Toma was ac...

Rita's, famous for its Italian ice and frozen custard, will hold a fundraiser for the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice at its Sparta store at 25 Centre St., Sparta Theatre Centre, from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20.   "We appreciate this generous offer on the part of the Rita's owner in Sparta, Joe Toscano, to donate a portion of the evenin...

A group of Monmouth County residents are forming a new Italian American club. The inaugural meeting of the Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Yorktowne Club, 113 Millhurst Road, also known as Route 527, in Manalapan. The first meeting will be a meet and greet of new members, club president Michael Ara...

by Jessica Remo   Clark's seventh annual UNICO Italian American Feast kicks off today on the Clark Municipal Building grounds at 430 Westfield Ave. The feast will be open tonight from 6-11 p.m., Saturday from 1-11 p.m., and Sunday from 1 – 10 p.m.   "This year we have lots of new food and craft vendors," Feast organizer and Clark UNIC...