Per celebrare il 56° anniversario del Gemellaggio Caltanissetta-Rochester, l’Associazione Culturale AGeRICa, col patrocinio del Comune di Caltanissetta e la collaborazione dell’Associazione Creative Spaces, intende promuovere la seconda edizione della mostra d’arte contemporanea dal titolo “BRIDGES 2 – Round Trip”. L’obiettivo di questa iniziativa...

Dolce Italy, a cozy East Avenue bakery that serves traditional Italian pastries, has been open for less than a year, but the family that owns it has already captured the hearts of many Rochesterians. When the DiGrazia family announced on Facebook that 21-year-old Francesca DiGrazia had had heart transplant surgery on March 22, the post received an...

È stato pubblicato in Gazzetta Ufficiale il decreto che eleva il vice Consolato onorario a Rochester (Usa) al rango di Consolato onorario. Firmato dal direttore generale per le risorse e l’innovazione della Farnesina, Renato Varriale, il decreto istituisce il consolato onorario, posto alle dipendenze del Consolato generale d'Italia a New York. La c...

To remember the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, NIAF is recognizing Italian Americans who sacrificed, served and defended peace, freedom and democracy during the war. This entry is a special submission from Vinnie Palozzi in honor of his father. Born in Rochester, N.Y., Vincent A. Palozzi was the son of Italian immigrants who came from...

Rochester long has been considered a vibrant soccer city. However, the western New York city also has a sometimes frustrating history to tell about former soccer teams. Presenting a quick history of former Rochester professional soccer clubs: Rochester Lancers (1967-1980) Created after the success of the Italian American Sport Club’s run to the 196...

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Boston’s St. John’s Seminary to send students home in early March, James Muscatella had to say an early goodbye to the place he’d called home for almost two years. “There was a bit of sadness, even before the coronavirus came to head, of the notion that I would be leaving my classmates, the men that I’d spent a yea...

A popular East Rochester restaurant is set to reopen next week, several weeks after a fire damaged the eatery's kitchen. The June 17 fire in the kitchen of Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, 137 W. Commercial St., East Rochester, forced the temporarily closure of the spot. The eatery is set to reopen on Monday, July 6, said Massimo Albano, who ow...

Sono tornata ancora una volta sulla questione del consolato onorario di Rochester, vacante ormai da tre anni, e oggetto di mie precedenti iniziative, sottoscrivendo la richiesta inviata al Console generale di New York, Francesco Genuardi, di portare ad una sollecita conclusione la complessa procedura di nomina del nuovo responsabile. La sollecitazi...

He was often the first smiling face greeting visitors to the Italian American Sport Club in Gates. Frank Caricchio spent much of his time volunteering at the organization that gave him so much joy. Two years ago, Caricchio, a member of the 1963 Italian American Sport Club of Rochester team that won the U.S. Amateur Soccer Cup, defeating seven other...

You name it and John Berardicurti probably has been involved in that level of soccer in the Rochester area, whether it’s as a player, coach and even as an equipment manager. That includes youth, high school college, amateur, professional — indoor and out — and even a bit of the international game as well. “I’ve been just a blessed person to still b...