The United States Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George held a Southern Italian-style cocktail reception on Friday, July 22, at Macaluso’s in Hawthorne, N.J., to benefit the restoration efforts of the Church of Sant’Agata de’ Goti in Rome, Italy. The event featured His Eminence Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, Patron of the...

As proud Italian Americans, it is important to buy products from Italian American-owned businesses. Equally as important, it is enjoyable to pay visits to neighborhoods that are historically Italian, specifically communities that still have a significant amount of Italian American residents. The Empire State has Little Italy in Manhattan, Bensonhur...

New Jersey Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald, in a free agency news conference announcing several acquisitions on Friday, told reporters he was still in the market for a veteran defenseman. On Saturday, he cashed in on that quest, dealing a 2023 third-round draft choice along with Ty Smith to the Pittsburgh Penguins for John Marino. Marino, 25,...

The Deputy Mayor of the Newark Mayor’s Office of International Relations and Diaspora, Ligia S. De Freitas, invited Cav. Dr. Gilda Rorro to attend and give remarks at the Sister City Signing Ceremony between the City of Newark and the Comune of Spilinga, in Calabria, Italy. The virtual event took place on 6 July in the Newark City Hall’s Press Room...

Calabria growing closer to the U.S. through the link between emigrants and their homeland. The Tricolor and the American flag fly over Italy Square, while the city of Spilinga marching band performs the two national anthems. There is Mayor Enzo Marasco, Vice Mayor Franco Barbalace and the full city council, but above all the people of Spilinga at t...

Sparta UNICO had its Annual Trip of a Lifetime to Italy drawing in March and Congratulations to Barbara Antonini Stote from Sparta...   Our prize winner for the Trip to Italy.   Barbara was notified today, and her first words were "OMG I never win anything".    Well Barbara you and your loved Husband Lenny are going on a fabulous Trip to Italy!  An...

For countless Italian Americans, many of the best-loved hallmarks of our distinct culture are intrinsically tied to Catholic tradition.  Even for those who have let their personal practice lapse, or for others who come from different religious backgrounds, recollections of a special feast day in the old neighborhood, or holiday traditions rooted in...

United Airlines restores the daily direct connection Naples - New York/Newark with the first flight departing from Naples airport. The connection will operate until October 29. It joins the daily direct flights, operated all year round, from Rome and Milan Malpensa to the airline's New York/Newark hub and the seasonal connection from Rome to the Wa...

One thing is for sure. If you have the courage to name the best pasta in New Jersey, you better be ready to defend it, and you better be ready to get an earful. I haven't ever taken the time to count them, but there must be a thousand Italian restaurants in the Garden State, and well over 990 of them are awesome, and about the same number are someb...

La Compagnie will debut a new route between New York (Newark Liberty International Airport) and Milan (Milan Malpensa Airport) starting April 15. The all-business class airline already offers services to Paris and Nice from New York. La Compagnie’s new service to Milan will offer five weekly flights (Thursday through Monday) departing at 9:40 p.m....