Each year, the Myrtle Beach Sons of Italy Lodge #2662 awards a $1,500 scholarship to a high school student of Italian descent. This year's recipient is Christopher Moloney. He is a recent graduate of Socastee High School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.   Moloney and his family were guests for dinner at the lodge the evening the pres...

The Nottingham High School Italian Program will be sponsoring its 4th Annual Italian Night, La Festa delle Luci on Friday, April 29, 2016. Italian Night was established to raise scholarships for students studying Italian.   For the first time since its inception in 2013, Italian Night will be held at the Nottingham Ballroom, 200 Mercer Stree...

Non-profit organizations are usually good at one or two things, and tend to work "narrow and deep" due to their mission statements.   Here in Nutley, UNICO is a far-reaching, multi-faceted, tireless non-profit, and like a charitable octopus, seems to have its many hard working tentacles always busy - and giving back to the community in many,...

Boston's Italian American community came together on May 31 to celebrate the 69th anniversary of Italy as a Republic. Rainy conditions shifted the annual celebrations from Christopher Columbus Park to Filippo Ristorante. Organized by the local COMITES chapter and the Federazione Associazioni Italiane e Italo-Americane New England, the Festa kicked...

Il Centro di lingua e cultura italiana Babilonia è lieto di annunciare la sesta edizione dell'Annual Teacher Study Grant, una Borsa di Studio creata per dar un riconoscimento tangibile a un docente di italiano e italianistica negli USA per il l'impegno e l'eccellenza nell'insegnamento di lingua e cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti. Quest'anno asse...

“Io voglio che la Olivetti non sia solo una fabbrica, ma un modello, uno stile di vita. Voglio che produca libertà e bellezza perché saranno loro, libertà e bellezza, a dirci come essere felici”. Parole pronunciate da Adriano Olivetti davanti agli operai della sua fabbrica a Ivrea.   L’industriale che portò nel secondo dopoguerra l’azienda i...

The Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National is accepting applications for its annual scholarship awards. This year the chapter will be awarding several Cedar Grove resident high school seniors $1,000 awards. In addition to the local chapter scholarships, there are eight district and national awards for undergraduates and two awards for post...

For 92-year-old August Frasco, staying active is the key to longevity. He still rides his lawn mower in his yard to cut his grass every week, and attends events with the Italian-American Society of Peoria. "A lot of my friends are gone. I like coming to festivals like these, because I get to meet new people all the time," Frasco said. He was r...

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R-Corning) and his fellow members of the Conference of Italian-American State Legislators are announcing the availability of applications for their annual scholarship program.Four scholarships will be awarded, each totaling $2,500. Two will be awarded based on academic achievement and two will be athletic scholarships.&...

by Roberto Natalini   L'organizzazione italo-americana più importante a livello nazionale, ovvero il NIAF, National Italian American Foundation, ha di recente conferito una consistente borsa di studio ad Ariana Alva Ferrari, studente della San Francisco State University di origini italiane.   Fondato nel lontano 1976, ogni anno il NIA...