Nothing warms the Italian heart like great food and music, especially when it includes dancing outdoors on a warm summer night. And that’s exactly what Casa Italia has to offer at Ballo Sotto le Stelle. Slated for Aug. 18 at the Casa’s Festival Center, the event will begin with a sumptuous feast, served family-style by Alta Villa Banquets on tables...

The Granby Chapter of UNICO will be holding its Annual Golf Outing Fund Raiser on Friday August 11, 2017. We are asking for your support again this year. We have listed the many ways you may participate in supporting our organization and community. The golf outing will be held at Blue Fox Run located in Avon, CT on Friday August 11, 2017. Registrat...

The local chapter of UNICO, a national Italian-American organization, is hosting an Independence Day chicken barbecue on the Town Common from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. Tickets are $11 and may be purchased by calling 413-896-0506. Entertainment begins at 10 a.m. with a performance by Louise Noel's Dance School, followed at 1:30 p.m. by the...

How many meatballs and cannolis can you eat? Just imagine sitting down in front of a platter of a couple dozen meatballs. How about a dessert tray filled with cannolis? That’s right my friends, we’re talking about a meatball and cannoli eating contest right here in Kansas City. One of Kansas City’s favorite festivals, Festa Italiana, the celebratio...

Clark UNICO recently served dinner to 30 veterans at the Lyons Veterans Hospital in Basking Ridge as part of the Italian-American service organization's "National Service Month." A complete Italian dinner was brought in from Café Gallo in Edison. After dinner, Unicans played a lively game of bingo with the veterans. According to Clark UNICO Preside...

The UNICO Chapters of Delaware District 1 sponsored a “St. Joseph’s Table” to celebrate La Festa di San Giuseppe, a centuries old-tradition to help the poor and downtrodden. A weekend-long collection of non-perishable food items was held in March at Saint Edmond Church in Rehoboth Beach, topped off by baskets of bread donated by Old World Breads in...

Of all the organizations and groups that make up the community in Carbondale, none are quite so visible or quite so busy as UNICO. UNICO as a whole found its beginnings in Connecticut in 1922. The mission was to have an Italian American organization that could provide their service to charitable causes, support students pursuing higher education, a...

Southington UNICO named Alphonse D’Angelo as the 2016 Gold Medal Award recipient, the club’s most prestigious honor that has been awarded annually to a town resident since 1945. He will be honored during the Gold Medal Award Dinner on Wednesday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club. Tickets are still available for the event. D’Angelo is a life-l...

Scholarship funds, stocking food pantries and helping individuals in need are reasons the latest incarnation of Wayne UNICO was formed in 2011. So far the new group has donated more than $50,000 to about 20 local causes, said past President Anthony DeGennaro. The non-profit has raised money through events, including calendar contests to benefit hig...

The Springfield Chapter of UNICO National, the largest Italian-American service organization in the United States, raised $10,000 for the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Tuesday. The fundraiser was one of many the Springfield UNICO holds throughout the year to help local organizations. Former club president Frank Stirlacci started this fundraise...