An Italian teacher for levels I, II, and III is needed at Potomac High School in Prince William County, Virginia. Please contact Mr. Michael Wright, Principal at 703-441-4200 or wrightma@pwcs.edu. Candidates may also contact Carol Bass, Supervisor for World Languages in Prince William County at bassc@pwcs.edu.   The program is fairly n...

By Bill Archer Mercer County Circuit Court Judge Omar Aboulhosn probably got the reaction he expected from the audience on Sunday afternoon when he held up a life-size photo taken from his high school graduation 30 years ago. "Yes, I had hair back then," Aboulhosn said in response to a female's observation. "I graduated first in my class ... Alph...

The characters in John Patrick Shanley's "Italian American Reconciliation" appreciate the minestrone at their local diner. Watching them relish their soup in the version of the play now at Northern Virginia's 1st Stage, you can't help hankering for more to savor in the theatrical variety. No egregious flaws mar director Michael Chamberlin's stagin...

By Gary Seman Jr. With tomato sauce seemingly part of his DNA, Tim Moretti has continued a tradition started by his family more than 70 years ago in Columbus. Moretti's of Arlington is celebrating 16 years in business this year, with Tim and wife Jami at the helm.   While "scratch cooking" has become a familiar promise by many restaura...

NEH Seminar – June 22 to July 10, 2015 – Charlottesville, VA This NEH seminar offers high school teachers the opportunity to study Dante's poem closely and to consider its cultural legacy. The seminar will do so through a close reading of the poem, followed by a consideration of literary and artistic works that draw inspiration from it, adapt it,...

The Curious Grape, the wine bar and shop in Shirlington, closed Saturday night, but a new restaurant will be taking its place shortly. Coming in to the location on 2900 S. Quincy Street will be Osteria da Nino Cucina Italiana & Bar, an Italian restaurant that plans to start its soft opening on Thursday, its owners told ARLnow.com today. &...

Se immaginiamo, come abbiamo fatto, questa serie di interviste come un viaggio tra le due sponde dell'Atlantico, una delle mete che accolse un gran numero di nostri connazionali è la Pennsylvania, e in particolare la città di Philadelphia, quinta città degli Stati Uniti per popolazione oggi ma la più grande tra il XVIII e il XIX secolo, fondata nel...

A music class recently turned into a fishing exploration for Stephanie Jones' 4-year-old son Peter and his classmates at Prince of Peace Preschool.   They decided their musical rhythm sticks resembled fishing poles, and so began their investigation into the world of fish and fish ponds. Their curiosity was piqued, and "the unit unfolded on i...

Bello Pranzo Pizza & Pasta will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m.. The restaurant is located at 1600 Village Market Blvd. SE, Suite 132.Mayor Kristen Umstattd will officiate the event. Mainly a pizzeria, Bello Pranzo's menu features hand-tossed New York-style pizza, salads, appetizers, subs...

As of today, posters of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States will welcome travelers arriving to Washington Dulles International Airport. "After the initiative "poetry on the bus," which displayed photographs from some of Italy's most celebrated contemporary photographers paired with verses by some of our country's most celebrated poets...