Tantissime melodie proposte dal noto cantante Mauro Nardi e il DJ Francesco Castiglione alle circa 350 persone presenti, hanno allietato la serata trascorsa presso gli elegantissimi saloni dei Ristorante ARIA Banquet Hall di Prospect, CT per celebrare il 50.mo anniversario del programma in lingua italiana MELODIE E RICORDI trasmesso tutte le domeni...

"My best regards sent by the wireless telegraph from Italy to America - G. Marconi, 5.47 pm". These simple few words marked one of the most revolutionary innovations ever in the history of communications. It was 19th November 1911, and Guglielmo Marconi inaugurated the radiotelegraphic station in Coltano, Pisa. The message was delivered to the New...

Fifty years ago this fall, Prince Pasta began running their now-iconic "Wednesday is Prince Spaghetti Day" TV commercial. It featured a young Anthony Martignetti running through the streets of the North End, and made him a bit of a local legend here, where he still gets recognized as "Anthony!" "I remember getting letters, people saying they named...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Community Services, 678 Green St #3, San Francisco, CA 94133. Join us for an educational evening focused on Italian music: from folk to songs of resistance and emigration to Pop music of the 60s to today.Sara Marinelli, producer and host of Italian Frequency Radio, a weekly show of Italian...

Six years ago, as he broke bread at a “Paesano Dinner” with other like-minded Italian American men, Lou Beccaria struck up a conversation with Vince Melograna. Melograna, 74, is an advertising executive for West Chester’s WCHE 1520-AM with a long background in sales and marketing, but it was his turn to be sold something: an idea. There’s too much...

Long before he was the "Jersey Guy" partnering with Craig Carton and Casey Bartholomew, Ray Rossi patrolled the WPLJ airwaves as "Bobby Valentine" Rossi, who did a "goodbye" show on WPLJ, which is going off the air this weekend, tells us how it all came about: "Most DJs use 'air names' instead of their own names," Rossi said. "Usually to create an...

“La passione per l’italianità all’estero”. È ciò che muove ogni giorno l’informazione che unisce il nostro Paese con le eccellenze sparse per il mondo. E per raccontare queste storie ci vuole una voce e anche un faccia. Mike J. Pilla ci ha messo entrambe e da un anno ha fondato “Patrimonio Italiano Tv“, la web tv degli italiani all’estero, di cui è...

We’re kicking off a new series called “A Chat With” on CBS3. Each week, Jessica Kartalija will sit down with local celebrities and newsmakers to get a unique look at who they are. The first guest is Philadelphia sports radio icon Angelo Cataldi. Q: How much do you love what you do every day? “Obviously enough to do it for 29 years and to get up at...

Joe Piscopo weighed-in on Glen Rock's consideration to change Columbus Day on its 2020 Borough Calendar to Indigenous Peoples' Day. Piscopo, former Saturday Night Live comedian and an Italian-American who regularly talks about his heritage on his radio show, Piscopo In the Morning on 970AM The Answer, asked why Glen Rock "would do something like th...

If you grew up in Chicago during the Top 40 era of AM radio, you probably had a transistor radio tucked under your pillow listening to such legendary Chicago DJs as Ron Britton, Barney Pip, Art Roberts and Larry "Uncle Lar" Lujack spinning the latest rock 'n roll hits. The godfather of them all was Dick Biondi, one of the original "screamers" known...