UNICO Delaware District I held its inaugural Brian Piccolo Award Program April 27 at Nicola Pizza on the Avenue.   This is an award given nationally in the month of April to an outstanding high school senior athlete of Italian heritage who exhibits the qualities and character traits modeled by the legendary Brian Piccolo: courage, friendship...

In the recent celebration of his 10th anniversary as a member of the Scranton chapter of UNICO, Blaise Alan Dente, of Pittston, was presented a proclamation for his years of service at the May meeting at St. Lucy 's Hall in Scranton.   Since 2005, Dente, along with his parents and Dente's Catering, has hosted a dinner meeting once a year. &...

Each year the Hazleton Chapter of UNICO and Maurice C Raymond "RMR" Knights of Columbus honor an outstanding Italian-American as part of their Columbus Day dinner in celebration of their Italian heritage.   The organization asked community members to nominate individuals who exemplify the true spirit of an Italian-American – one who demonstr...

The 11th annual Southington Italian-American Festival, benefiting Southington Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts, is set for July 24-26. The festival on Center Street, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and the Southington Unico Club, will begin at 5 p.m. July 24 and end at 6 p.m. July 26.   This is the first year th...

Amanda Castellano was selected as Miss 2015 Hillsborough UNICO by the Italian-American service and heritage group. She was selected based on criteria of academics, community service, arts and music, sports and an Italian heritage.   Ms. Castellano, 19, is a sophomore at West Chester (Pa.) University, majoring in communications with an intern...

by Caitlin Heaney West   Scranton chapter of UNICO hosts First Friday exhibit centering on Italian experience in NEPA. They came from thousands of miles away, leaving behind their families to cross the sea with little in their pockets beside their hopes.   This Friday, the Scranton chapter of UNICO National will celebrate the sac...

UNICO National, the largest Italian-American service organization in the United States, founded in 1922, has two chapters in Sussex County, Rehoboth Area Chapter and Delmarva Chapter.   Members of both chapters met Jan. 7 and Feb. 1 to plan for the inaugural Brian Piccolo Awards Ceremony to be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Nicola Pizz...

Members of UNICO-Delaware District 1 and St. Edmond Church Choir gathered at Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Lewes Dec. 3 to share the spirit of Christmas. Residents enjoyed singing Christmas carols led by the choir and tasting a variety of baked goods provided by UNICO members.   UNICO is a national Italian-American service org...

ELIZABETH —Union County Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter today announced the County's fifth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event is set for Friday, October 11, at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse.   The keynote speaker, Frank Cipolla, is a radio and TV broadcaster and author who has been seen and heard in and...

The Orange/West Orange chapter of UNICO (Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Charity, and Opportunity), the largest Italian-American service organization in the country, will hold its 40th Annual Sports Awards Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 23 in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue.   The event begins at 10:00, wher...