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...

By Beatrice Bondi Lunedì sera Eros Ramazzotti ha cantato a New York, penultima tappa americana, dopo Los Angeles e Atlantic City, del tour ramazzottiano dell'album NOI, che è partito lo scorso marzo ed è approdato nel nuovo mondo dopo aver toccato le principali città italiane ed europee. Giovedì Eros si esibirà a Miami, ultima tappa negli States,...

Six university students who reside in the Tri-State area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students are Giovanni Iaboni of Bethany, Ct., Jade Bonacolta of Upper Saddle River, N.J., Angela Capranzano of Glendale, N.Y., Daniel Graziano of Amawalk, N.Y., Paul Lindseth of New York, N.Y., and Samuel Pellegrino C...

by Michael J. Fressola   Having squeezed Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" into tiny, 80-seat Sea View Playwright's Theater a few seasons ago, director Tina Barone has assigned herself an equal-or-greater logistical challenge, "Nine," the Arthur Kopit/ Maury Weston musical.   It fits too, she's happy to report. Her production, opening...

Potentially life-saving screenings were offered to women on the Island Thursday free of charge. The American-Italian Cancer Foundation's mobile clinic made a stop in Mariners Harbor to give women mammograms and breast exams. The free breast cancer screenings were organized in part by Councilwoman Debi Rose's office.   Source: http://sta...

David Pasternack, who gained a reputation at Esca for his affinity with sea creatures, has a new showcase for Italian seafood. He is introducing uncommon selections, like fusilli with Atlantic surf clams. "Surf clams are my new favorite," he said.   "They're sweet and briny and not at all tough. But nobody here is using them. They're mainly...

Unlike Mayor deBlasio, perhaps there's no Italian sojourn on your calendar this summer. In which case: Drop by the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum in Rosebank, which is saturated in Italian-ness thanks to its namesakes: inventor Antonio Meucci (1808-1889) and unification activist Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882).   This summer, "The Italian Paintings...

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY TO PRESENT "SIX PASSIONATE WOMEN" BY MARIO FRATTI, DIRECTED BY STEPHAN MORROW.A great film maker has been stealing ideas all his life. Six passionate women decide that to be a muse is to be exploited. They enact a bizarre revenge. This comedy was the prototype for the musical "Nine."   Dennis...

Per questa estate Delta Air Lines e Alitalia hanno annunciato la ripresa del volo stagionale non-stop dall'aeroporto di Pisa all'aeroporto John F. Kennedy di New York a partire dal 16 giugno. Il collegamento sarà operato quattro volte a settimana fino al prossimo 29 giugno, mentre a partire dal 2 luglio, e fino al 6 settembre, sarà operato sei volt...