There's not much guesswork involved with a restaurant named Lasagna, but there is quite a bit of mystery (and marinara). The restaurant opened on Huntington's New York Ave. in August in the space where Riley's used to be, during steamy summer weather, but the restaurant's owners are confident it will find its niche: Lasagna's parent restaurant in N...

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival has been canceled for the second straight year. Board Chairman Tyler Terango told WV News that the festival’s board voted unanimously during an emergency meeting Saturday to cancel this year’s festival, which was slated to open Friday at Jackson Square. “This is definitely the hardest decision the boar...

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival held their annual bocce ball tournament on Saturday morning in Shinnston. Ten teams competed in the event, with the top team awarded trophies and a feature in the annual Italian Festival parade. The top two teams shared the prize money. Several board members for the festival and the Italian Heritage Queen...

Enjoy the fresh taste of traditional Italian food at Nonno Carlo in Suncrest Towne Centre. Owner Nick DeMedici, whose family emigrated to north-central West Virginia from Italy in the early 1900s, has always had a passion for honoring his heritage through family and food, and created the eatery as a way to celebrate Italian culture. "From the decor...

The 43rd annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival is coming soon! The festival will be held at Jackson Square in Clarksburg, WV from September 3-5th. Some pre-festival events are also happening. On September 1 there will be a golf tournament and an Elimination Dinner at Bridgeport County Club. On September 2 there will also be a Honorees Awar...

Sunday was the final day for The Italian Fest, a staple in Wheeling. "Everything has gone great, we've had a great weekend, we have had crowds bigger than we have seen in recent times," said Frankie DiCarlantonio, a board member for the festival. "It was nice to see a lot of familiar faces," said Joe Rimedio of Rimedio's Bakery. Familiar faces were...

The Undo's Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is celebrating 38 years. The pandemic put the fest on hiatus in 2020, but kicked off, unofficially, Wednesday evening with its traditional scholarship and awards dinner. Nearly 100 people from the Italian American Club came together to drink and feast before the long-standing festival begins ag...

After a year of cancellations and postponements, the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival has taken a major step toward holding the 43rd annual festival this year. Marissa Maria Bailey was named Regina Maria XLIII during the festival’s gala on Saturday, setting the stage for the annual Labor Day celebration in Clarksburg. Bailey is the perfect c...

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival is returning to Clarksburg on Labor Day weekend, and though Chairman Tyler Terango said it will look a little different than in past years, it will be an in-person festival at Jackson Square. “We have been patiently waiting for the right time to announce this exciting news. The core foundation of the fest...

There is something fantastic going on down by the river and it has nothing to do with a van, Chris Farley aka Matt Foley. da Vinci’s, Williamstown, WV’s hidden Fine Italian Dining gem nestled gently on the Ohio river in a town of 2800, will be needing a bigger trophy chest as it recently nabbed several honors from the Mid-Ohio Valley’s most-trusted...