There's a new Italian restaurant/pizza place that just opened in Hamilton Township (Mercer County). It's called Slice of Brooklyn, and it's really good. It's located at 1295A Route 33, in the Shop Rite Shopping Center, where AC Moore used to be. It's located at the end near Moe's and Texas Roadhouse. You can't miss it. Follow your nose to the amazi...

Count Basie Center for the Arts presents Anthony Rodia on Saturday, February 5th at 7:00pm. Anthony is a 1st generation Italian-American comedian born and raised in Westchester, NY. He has always had a way of turning any situation into comedy! Using Social Media as his platform, Anthony has exploded onto the Comedy scene out of nowhere, making quit...

Associated Supermarket Group (ASG) became the primary supplier for Livoti’s Old World Market, a supermarket specializing in Italian products. Livoti’s is a gourmet supermarket known as one of New Jersey’s great Italian markets. In 2010 it opened its first store in Aberdeen, and they currently have four supermarkets located in Freehold, Marlboro, an...

Sons of Italy Morris County Chapter 2561 recently donated to Local Charities. Sons of Italy purchased over $1,500 in gift cards and donated them to local charities and families. They were donated to help families for the start of school. They help whenever they can. Some of the charities included Parsippany Food Pantry, JBWS Women’s Shelter among o...

“Pray, hope and don’t worry.” The most famous words of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina continue to take on added meaning amid difficult times, and his steadfast faith will be celebrated this month at his namesake parish in Vineland. The annual Saint Padre Pio Festival, now in its 19th year, will be held Sept. 26 on the grounds of Our Lady of Pompeii...

Raritan Borough will host the 40th Annual John Basilone Memorial Parade Sept. 19, beginning at 1 p.m. The parade honors national World War II hero Marine Sgt. John Basilone. Basilone received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942 and the Navy Cross posthumously for more heroism in the Battle of Iw...

This is a very special interview for me, and of course, not just for me. Even though I wasn't in New York, my life changed forever on September 11, 2001. It changed forever but of course, not like what happened to the relatives of the victims of that horrendous day. For all these years I have spent every September 11 limiting my work as much as pos...

Lou Costello was one of the funniest and most gifted American comedians of all time. The saga of this legendary comedian begins in Paterson, NJ amid a typical Italian American family. Paterson had a large Italian population, specifically in the Little Italy, Stony Road, and Sandy Hill sections of town. Louis Francis Cristillo was born in the Sandy...

The Little Italy district of Hammonton is home to three long-standing social organizations with origins deeply rooted in the town’s Italian-American heritage. While the facades of these buildings may be familiar to residents, the interiors of said structures are often only seen by a select few. According to the society’s website, the meeting hall w...

Old Library Theatre (OLT), Fair Lawn Recreation Department’s resident theatre company is excited to present the Off Broadway hit, My Big Gay Italian Wedding, at the Fair Fawn Community Center. Written by Anthony J. Wilkinson, the play satirizes the controversies surrounding same-sex marriage as well as gay and lesbian stereotypes. Performances take...