Five Italian-American artists from New Jersey will exhibit their work this month at the Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Ave. October is Italian Heritage Month, and each artist is a descendant of Italian immigrants. The title of the exhibition, “The Golden Door,” refers to a 2006 Italian movie, “Nuovomondo,” about Italian immigration at the...

Italian journalist Paolo Borrometi, known for his reporting on the Sicilian mafia, received the 2019 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism at a ceremony at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism on Sept. 25. The award, established in 2008, honors reporters and editors who have demonstrated a commitment to fairness, accu...

A unique opportunity to learn about the extraordinary career of journalist and fashion writer Anna Piaggi through her nephew’s presentation, which will show how her brilliant creativity has served as a lifeblood for designers, photographers, illustrators and fashion lovers. Muse to designers and fashion enthusiasts, fashion icon and collector of ga...

Members of the Holiday City Silver Ridge Park Italian American Club of Berkeley Township attended and participated in a flag raising this past weekend. The Italian Flag Raising was held at Town Hall to recognize the month of October as Italian Heritage Month. Mayor Carmen F. Amato, Jr., Council Members: Tom Grosse, John Bacchione, Sophia Gingrich,...

Guitarist Beppe Gambetta returns to Princeton on Friday, October 11, at 8 p.m., when The Princeton Folk Music Society brings him to Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane. The concert is billed as a fusion of American and Italian folk music traditions. Gambetta taught himself to flat-pick by listening to bluegrass LPs. He combines the folk musi...

Princeton has joined Newark as the first two communities in the state to mark Indigenous Peoples Day on what traditionally has been Columbus Day. Earlier this month, Princeton's mayor and municipal council passed a resolution that declares the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day out of observance of at least three Native American tri...

New Jersey native Cara Di Falco is a woman who knows that success is born of passion.  In just three short years, she’s made her online series ‘Cara’s Cucina’ YouTube’s first and ONLY Emmy Nominated cooking show! Di Falco’s distinguished career on TV and radio (at News 12 NJ, Good Day NY on Fox5, and 1010 WINS radio) set the table for her expertly...

Saturday October 5. 2:00 pm Sponsored by the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark. 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, NJ Admission: Donations welcome; open to the public. Contact: Angelica M. Santomauro, Ed.D., Director 973-595-7953 labormuseum@gmail.com http://www.labormuseum.net Jennifer Ranu will discuss her recently published book, Ital...

Princeton is now the second New Jersey town to officially recognize “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” as the second Monday in October. While some towns across the country have replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day, officials in Princeton say they plan to celebrate both. "We wanted to make it a positive thing. This is something we hope that eve...

The Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council #6342 of Absecon and Galloway is sponsoring its 9th annual Italian Festival.  Italian live music will be provided by Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Star Band featuring Tony DeLuca.;  Italian Folk Dancing provided by the Dance Forum South;  free Bocce Ball, including accordionist Carmen Vitanza playi...