All Joseph DiTrapani knew about his family was that they came from Palermo so it was a challenge for the genealogical firm, My Italian Family to research the lineage of this former OSIA president and current president of the Sons of Italy Foundation®.   In big Italian cities like Palermo, researchers must contend with a byzantine and illogic...

CELLINI LODGE #2206 OSIA of New Hyde Park, Order Sons of Italy in America will be hosting its ANNUAL FESTIVAL in August 2014. Much of the Festivals proceeds will be used to continue the Lodge's contributions to charitable programs.   DATES: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13 THRU SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 HOURS: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 6:...

The Sons of Italy of Norwalk will hold its annual Marconi Scholarship Dinner at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at Chatham Manor. The scholarship fund was established in 1965 for deserving high school graduates of Italian descent pursuing four year degree programs.   This year's recipients are David Newsom and Jessica Somma who will receive $4,0...

Anthony T. Rossi was born in Messina, Italy. As a young man he immigrated to the United States and settled in Long Island in 1921. During the 1930s he operated a grocery store and relocated to Bradenton, FL to operate various food establishments. Anthony grew weary of being a restaurateur and decided to pioneer a new t...

September 17/20 - Blauvelt Sons of Italy - 46 Van Wyck Rd, Blauvelt, New York 10913Annual Italian Feast and Carnival to Take Place September 17th – 20th: Four Day Festival offers something for every Member of the Family   The Rockland Lodge 2176 of the Sons of Italy will host the 6th Annual Italian Feast and Carnival this Sept...

The Illinois Order Sons of Italy Foundation is accepting applications for $1,000 college scholarships. Graduating high school seniors who are fully or partially of Italian ancestry can apply. Applicants will be selected based on financial need, scholastic achievements, high school activities showing character and leadership, a personal essay a...

As the school year draws to a close and many of us begin to think about summer vacation, I write to ask for your support of the Sons of Italy Foundation's (SIF) scholarship program. I'm confident that, after reading the rest of this email, you will feel compelled to help in whatever way you can.   You see, last week nearly 900 people -- many...

The Central Gulf Coast Lodge of the Order of Sons of Italy in America is inviting all Pinellas County residents to join in celebrating Florida's Italian and Italian American Heritage Month at an exciting Festa Italiana dinner and raffle on Saturday, October 4 at the Clearwater Country Club.   The Honorable Adolpho Barattolo, Italy's Consul G...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561, Parsippany, donated $2,000.00 worth of gift cards from Shop Rite and Walmart to four local pantries. Receiving the gift cards from Joe Jannarone were Gerry Cioce representing St. Peters Food Pantry, Barbara Ievoli Parsippany Food Pantry, Peggy Rausher from Parsippany Day Care Center and Adam Gragani representing St. Anns....

Corona D'ltalia Lodge No. 807 held its annual mother-daughter and scholarship dinner on May 14 at the Wolverine Restaurant. Members and guests were greeted and registered by Louise Vitullo, treasurer, and her daughters, members Patti Kuhn and Maura Greco. Trustee, Marlene "Pudue" La Cava arranged the seating for the honorees, members and gues...