By Fran Sullivan The Elizabeth Chapter of UNICO, an Italian heritage service organization, awarded scholarships to six graduating high school seniors headed to college, three of whom are Elizabeth residents, at its annual End of the Year Celebratory Dinner at Costa's Restaurant in Roselle Park.   The Elizabeth residents are Abigail Iannelli...

By Susan Roselli Bonnell   The Clark chapter of UNICO held its annual Columbus Day ceremony at noon on Sunday, just before the final day of the ninth annual Italian-American Feast began.   Ceremony chairman Henry Varriano introduced the assembled guests: Union County Freeholder Al Mirabella, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, UNICO Di...

The Gala includes entertainment performances by renowned Italian Singer Giada Valenti and Italian-American Singer Chris Macchio, a silent auction, raffles, prizes, gifts, and DJ MINEOLA, NEW YORK – APRIL 8, 2013 -- The North Shore Long Island Chapter of UNICO, a part of UNICO National is hosting their Springtime Gala this Friday, April 12, 2013 at...

In 2013, the Mercer County Italian American Festival Committee donated and erected a statute of Christopher Columbus on the site of their building in Hamilton Township, a municipality comprised OF 70% Italian Americans. Shortly thereafter, irresponsible vandals defaced the statute by blackening the face. Cavaliere John Scarpati called it a despicab...

Dr. Salvatore DiMauro of The Bronx, New York was presented with the 2014 UNICO National Marconi Science Award and Medal by UNICO National President Michael Veselka at a gala award ceremony and dinner at the UNICO National Board Meeting in Chicago, IL attended by UNICO National officers and members from across the country.   "It is such an ho...

By Bill Leukhardt   A local man who helped found the Southington Drive-In Committee and the Southington Italian-American Festival and now leads the park board will be this year's recipient of the top award of the local chapter of UNICO, the largest Italian-American service organization group in America.   Mike Fasulo, a 1977 graduate...

The Rutherford chapter of UNICO National is now accepting applications for a variety of scholarships. The Rutherford chapter will award its local scholarship to a high school senior who is a resident of Rutherford.   The chapter is also accepting applications for the following UNICO National scholarships to high school seniors who will be at...

The annual Labor Day Italian Feast started Friday and continues through tomorrow, Labor Day, Sept. 3. Since 1974, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church and St. Bartholomew's Academy have hosted this event.   Tonight the rock band The Broadcasters will perform at 7 p.m. and closing time is 10:30 p.m. On Labor D...

by Tim Jensen   The Avon Chapter of UNICO is honored to announce that the 2015 Avon UNICO Citizen of the Year Award recipient is William (Bill) J. Newman, Past Commander of the Gildo T. Consolini VFW Post #3272. UNICO will present its 18th annual award at Avon Day, Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., on the grounds between Pine G...

15th Annual Columbus Day Golf TournamentTo benefit the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and the Friends of Tom Cetrone - Monday, October 14, 2013  11:30 a.m. Lunch; 12:30 p.m. Shotgun; 5:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner Format 18-hole Scramble with team handicap; Gross and Net Divisions  ...