The Denville Chapter of UNICO National invites residents to attend its Re-Discover Your Italian Heritage event on Sunday, April 26, 2-5 p.m. at the St. Francis Center, 122 Diamond Spring Rd. in Denville.    Celebrate the culture, traditions and history of Italian Americans in a fun and festive atmosphere that will include food tastings,...

UNICO National, the nation's largest Italian American service and charitable organization, is publicly denouncing the recent comments made by Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press. In a recent discussion on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" cable program, Todd specifically referred to the New York 11th District Congressional race between Michael Grimm and D...

by Dawn Miceli   The sponsors of the annual Southington Italian-American Festival have selected Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts to be the recipients of proceeds from the festival. The festival, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO, will take place July 24, 25 and 26 on Center Street.   "...

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO is once again holding its Annual Pig Roast--Friday, December 5th. Doors open 7:00 PM at the Italian American Club at the Scotch Plains Italian American Hall. The club is located at 1976 Valley Ave. in Scotch Plains. The home-made meal and menu includes unlimited roasted pig and chicken, bread and sides of roa...

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...

Despite a rainy Friday, organizers called the Clark UNICO 9th Annual Italian Feast a huge success. "The crowds came out on Saturday and Sunday" said Clark UNICO President Ralph Bernardo. The feast brought back rides, games, beer, crafts, novelties, and of course a huge selection of food.   Continuous entertainment each night featur...

Union County Freeholder Vernell Wright congratulates incoming UNICO National President Dr. Ann Walko. They are joined by Anthony Bengivenga, President of the Westfield Chapter of UNICO and Joe Almeida, President of the Union Chapter of UNICO.   Walko, a professor at Kean University, is also a resident of Scotch Plains. She begins her tenure...

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO is proudly presenting the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea in concert at the Church of Sacred Heart of Sunday, April 27th at 3 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit community charities.   Conductor Father Alphonse Stephenson, a Brigadier General in the US Air National Guard and music director for the 19...

The Montville UNICO Foundation will once again host the San Gennaro Feast and Carnival Sept. 11 through Sept. 14. The Italian American event will feature, food, rides, games, free live entertainment and more.   The festival began in the 1920's, founded by Italian immigrants wishing to honor their patron saint, St. Gennaro. The Montville...

The Greater Ramsey chapter of UNICO National, an Italian-American service organization that engages in charitable works, is hosting a Bocce Playoff that promises to be great fun while raising funds to support charities in the Ramsey community.   The tournament will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Ramsey Pool Bocce Courts from 11 a.m. to 3...