Tune in this Wednesday for the next episode of OSDIA Interviews LIVE! Wednesday (6/3) at 1:30pm EST on Facebook Live, our hosts Clarissa Burt and Mary Kovach will be joined by award-winning singer and member of The Sicilian Tenors, Aaron Caruso! Don't forget to leave your questions for Aaron to be asked during the live show! Watch interview here

A local landmark ravaged by fire 3 years ago is finding a unique way to keep them going a little before re-opening. Sons of Italy has been closed since the pandemic started, but they’re making meatballs and sauce and sometimes sausage to sell to members and loyal customers. In 2017 a fire destroyed the building. They re-opened in February and had h...

Join us for the next episode of "OSDIA Interviews LIVE!" on Wednesday (5/20) at 1:30pm EST on Facebook Live! On this special episode, our hosts Bob Bianchi and Clarissa Burt will be joined by the Ambassador of Italy to the United States (Italy in US) Armando Varricchio! Don't forget to leave your questions for Ambassador Varricchio to be asked duri...

La vicenda migratoria transoceanica della seconda metà del XIX secolo ha contribuito a segnare una forma specifica di insediamento etnico nella realtà statunitense. In quella fase storica, negli Stati Uniti, il processo migratorio ha assunto caratteri di massa a partire dagli anni settanta dell’ottocento, quando arrivarono nel paese più di due mili...

At the last Board of Selectmen meeting in February, Sons of Italy President John Ro­mano presented a $50,000 check donation to the Town of Wilmington for the Yentile Farm Rec­reational Facility. This was the second installment of the $100,000 that the organization committed to contribute toward the building of the park and its structures. The park...

Forum Lodge #391, Sons and Daughters of Italy in America invites applicants for the Anna M. Ripa Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded annually to Aquidneck Island public high school seniors of Italian descent who will be graduating in June 2020 and will be attending college or university in the fall. In addition to having earned at least a B aver...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America is the oldest and most established organization supporting Americans of Italian descent in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1905 in New York by an Italian emigrant, Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro, OSDIA today has over 600,000 affiliates throughout North America. In 2019, 115 years after its foundation,...

Rhode Island House Republican Deputy Minority Leader Robert Quattrocchi was honored with the 2020 Person of the Year Community Service Award by the Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy (OSDIA) - Vince Lombardi Lodge.  “I am truly honored to be recognized by the Sons and Daughters of Italy for this distinction. Thank you to President Angelo Padu...

Parsippany Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 were able to show off their culinary skills by providing and cooking up a great Italian dinner for approximately 250 attendees who came out to show their support at this year’s Parsippany Wrestling Pasta Fundraiser. The guests were treated with All-You-Can-Eat Penne or Rigatoni (with either Lodge 2561’s delicious...

Starting today, Clarissa Burt is honorary member of the Capitolo di Roma of OSDIA, the oldest organization in the United States in support of the American population of Italian descent, founded in 1905 by Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro. Sicilian doctor who emigrated to the USA. We all remember her, beautiful, American model and actress naturalized Italian, s...