By Blake Oetting   As the new academic year begins, there will be countless opportunities to overstress, over think, and spend too much time with your head buried in work. Luckily enough, Swarthmore Libraries' first art installation of the year fits well into the beginning of the fall semester. Angela Lorenz, an artist based out of both Ital...

Looking for Italian traces all over the 50 States, this time we get back to Pennsylvania, the Keystone State: more precisely to Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania. One of the main concerns that several Italian American friends have told us is that young Italian Americans could feel their bound with their heritage in a different, slighter way. Well,...

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County recently announced its eight scholarship winners, bringing its total to 131 scholarships since the organization began awarding them in 1992.   The scholarships are worth $3,000 each and are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one-page essay expressi...

by Jim Dino   The oldest local residents of Italian descent will be honored when the Unico Club of Hazleton holds the eighth annual Bell' Italia Festivale on Saturday and Sunday at Hazle Township Community Park. Mary Gabriele, who is 106 years old, is the oldest. She was born in Media Run to Nicholas and Tomasina Lauro on March 19, 1909...

Members of Corona D'Italia Lodge No. 807 held their Columbus Day dinner Oct. 13 at the Wolverine Restaurant. Treasurer Louise Vitullo and her member daughter, Patti Kuhn, registered attendees upon arrival. Trustee Pudue La Cava directed seating and ushered the guests. Orator Valerie Valentino provided and presented favors, including a pen wi...

If you're of Italian heritage or if you are marrying someone whose ancestors came from Italy, you may want to incorporate some Italian dishes in your wedding dinner menu.   If so, choosing the right mixture of Italian and American foods can help to make a statement about who you are as a couple in addition to being delicious.   Read m...

La United Savings Bank ha donato 2.226 dollari per finanziare il programma di beneficenza natalizia di Filitalia International "Christmas Seal".   La donazione è stata ufficializzata dal presidente e capo operativo della United Savings Bank, John Nigrelli Jr., che il 26 novembre scorso a Philadelphia ha consegnato un assegno al fondatore e p...

PHL CVB Ti dà il benvenuto al 1° Corso di Formazione on line "Philadelphia Expert"   Benvenuto nel primo corso di formazione on line su Philadelphia dedicato agli agenti di viaggio.   Passo dopo passo ti faremo conoscere il cuore della East Coast, alla scoperta della città dove è nata la storia degli Stati Uniti d'America, simbolo di...

By Joseph Sabino Mistick This past Tuesday, 50 or so Pittsburgh Italians gathered with family and friends in a basement Mexican restaurant in Pittsburgh's Strip District to view the premiere broadcast of "The Italian Americans," a two-part PBS special recounting the travails and triumphs of the Italian diaspora. Two WQED personalities were there...

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:30am - 3:30pmLocation: The Office of the Consul General, Public Ledger Building, Suite 1026 150 south independence Mall West Philadelphia,PA 19106The Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia, in collaboration with the NJ Italian and Italian American Heritage Commissing (NJIIAHC) cordially invites you to atten...