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...

The annual Southing­ton Italian-American Festival sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 24, 25, and 26. The event will consist of food tents and booths featuring diverse offerings, live entertainment, a homemade wine contest, an outdoor Italian Mass followed by a procession with the...

Dr. Dominic M. Nigro was born in Cosenza, Italy in 1893. As a child, Nigro's family moved to the United States and settled in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended the University of Notre Dame, earned a medical degree at Creighton University, and went into practice as a doctor, treating Harry Truman before he was President. In the 1930s, he served as...

The Longmeadow chapter of UNICO, which held its annual blood drive Saturday at the Longmeadow Shops Shopping Center, was doing what they do best - lending their time to help serve local residents in their time of need.   "This is our sixth year. The first two years, we held it at the Bay Path College, and every year after that it's been held...

UNICO, Delaware District 1, will sponsor the Second Annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony at 5 p.m., Sunday, May 3, at Nicola Pizza on the Avenue in Rehoboth Beach. This award, established in 1977, is given to a local senior athlete of Italian-American heritage who exhibits the character traits modeled by the legendary football star of the Chicago Be...

Clark resident David Toma was recently nominated for UNICO National's prestigious "Americanism Award" by the Clark chapter of the Italian-American service organization. The award symbolizes and recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond devoting their life to helping others   "I'm thrilled that our nomination of David Toma was ac...

by Jessica Remo   Clark's seventh annual UNICO Italian American Feast kicks off today on the Clark Municipal Building grounds at 430 Westfield Ave. The feast will be open tonight from 6-11 p.m., Saturday from 1-11 p.m., and Sunday from 1 – 10 p.m.   "This year we have lots of new food and craft vendors," Feast organizer and Clark UNIC...

Bloomfield Unico, an Italian-American group, honored elementary school students in the Columbus Day Essay Contest.   Paul Alongi, along with other Unico executive board members, presented the awards on the Bloomfield Green in front of the Christopher Columbus statue. Mayor Raymond McCarthy and Essex County Freeholder Brendan Gill addressed t...

Clark UNICO Chapter President Ralph Bernardo announces that the 8th annual UNICO Italian American Feast is just around the corner. This year's feast will take place Columbus Day Weekend – Oct. 10-11-12, on the Clark Municipal Building grounds at 430 Westfield Ave. The feast will be open Friday, from 6-11 p.m., Saturday, from 1-11 p.m., and Sunday,...

By Warren Howeler   Over 100 children and their parents from throughout the Valley took part in a special showing of "The LEGO Movie" in the Sayre High School auditorium, which was sponsored by the Sayre chapter of UNICO National. For over 10 years now, the Sayre chapter of UNICO National has sponsored a free movie for local children and the...