The Blauvelt Sons of Italy will host their 9th Annual Italian Feast & Carnival at the Masonic Park fairgrounds in Tappan Sept. 13-16. This festive celebration of all things Italian will feature plenty of Italian food and live entertainment, as well as midway rides for all ages, carnival games, a nightly casino, favorite fair food and dozens of merc...

You can pick up hard copies at the Nazzaro Center or email us at NorthEndOSIA@gmail.com to obtain an electronic version. (Do NOT mail the applications to the Grand Lodge – we will take care of everything for you.) As a reminder, regular membership is $75 and social membership is $50. Checks can be made out to “North End OSIA” and can be dropped off...

The Inwood-based Sons of Italy Leonardo daVinci Lodge 2385 held its 2018 scholarship presentation on Aug. 9. The cultural organization awarded several scholarships. Since its formation in 1978, the Leonardo da Vinci Lodge has raised $175,000 in scholarships given to students from the Five Towns. The recipients have gone on to further their educatio...

The Sons of Italy will host a Friday Night Festival Bash from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at Veterans Park in Cañon City. Gates open at 4 p.m. There will be live music, and food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Admission is $5. On Saturday, the event will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Veterans Park. Admission is $2, children 6 and younger...

Summer isn’t over yet. Enjoy the food, rides and games at the annual Italian Festival at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. Celebrating its 39th year, one of the largest and oldest Italian festival in Nassau County will be held from Thursday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 9. Festival organizers again present ride vendor, Blue Sky Amuse...

State Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso helped out at the annual feast organized by the Cellini Lodge No. 2206 Order Sons of Italy in America held at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park. The festival has carnival rides and games, live music entertainment, vendors, and lots of delicious food including zeppoles and pastries. D’Urso and a few of his frien...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America’s Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin will honor Vito M. D’Ambrosio as Humanitarian of the Year and Angelo “Skip” Saviano as Columbus Patriot at its 94th annual Columbus Banquet on Oct. 6 at Villa Brunetti in Franklin Park. (708-403-7822) Vito Mario D’Ambrosio was born in Ricigliano, Salerno, Italy...

It wouldn’t be August in North Hyde Park without the smell of zeppoles and pizza beneath a bright fireworks display. The Cellini Lodge Italian Festival is back beginning Aug. 22 for five evenings of food, music and rides in Tully Park. Cellini Lodge No. 2206, the local lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy, hosts the annual event. Live mus...

The New York State Grand Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America held its quarterly plenary session in Geneva on July 28. Officers from across New York state, led by state President Robert Ferrito, met at the Geneva lodge home. The meeting was co-hosted by the Geneva Lodge 2397 and the Vincent Lombardi Lodge 2270 from Rochester, w...

There’s no such thing as a casual bocce match at the Sons of Italy, Gabriele D’Annunzio Lodge 321 in Rotterdam. At least not for some in the men’s league. Pat Corniello, one longtime player with the league and member of the Sons of Italy often finds himself hollering advice at other players.  “He’s the biggest advice giver, whether you like it or n...