The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Spring Gala brought introduced a new royal court Saturday evening. They also introduced the new Regina Maria XL, Miranda Lang. The new title-holder expressed her excitement to be able to take the reigns of the Italian Heritage Festival throughout the upcoming year and be a figurehead for the community.  "...

Italian building products manufacturer TeMa Technologies & Materials srl has started construction of a 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, W.Va., where it will produce insulation and drainage products from recycled plastics. The automated plant will employ 30 and operate around-the-clock. Vittorio Veneto, Italy-based TeMa is investing abo...

Ground was broken Tuesday afternoon for TeMa North America to celebrate the Italian-based manufacturing company’s first North American venture in the Burr Business Park. Tonj Ciotti, with TeMa, said when it opens, it will provide jobs for 30 employees in the manufacturing of insulation and drainage systems for residential, commercial and industrial...

For decades, Muriale’s Italian Kitchen has been a staple of Fairmont and Marion County, and it’s still carrying on the same traditions and recipes that has made the restaurant a success for nearly 50 years. Muriale’s opened after the family bought the one-building restaurant, once known as Dick’s, in the late 1960s. With an official opening date of...

Mark Chatfield remembers when his Italian mother and grandmother would make pasta by hand mostly on special occasions, like Easter and Christmas. They would create a mountain out of flour, then form a hole in the center like a volcano. After pouring eggs in the middle, they would begin to combine the two, slowly, as the walls caved in. “You work it...

New outfits in soft pastels, the vinegary smell of egg dye, and chocolate bunnies commonly herald the coming of Easter. But in West Virginia’s Italian bakeries, anise-flavored bread is equally prized. It’s a centerpiece of the Christian resurrection celebration. For the staff at Tomaro’s Bakery in Clarksburg, Easter bread represents not only the pr...

TeMa North America will build its first American manufacturing facility in West Virginia. Although TeMa has existing sales offices in the United States, the West Virginia plant will be the company’s first manufacturing operation in this country. The Italian parent company, TeMa Group, is a European leader in the insulation, drainage and geotechnica...

John T. Veltri, Sr., 87, of Charleston passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at CAMC-Memorial Division following a short illness. Born December 9, 1930 in Charleston he was a son of the late Joseph and Constance Lopez Veltri. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janet L. Veltri; sisters, Rosalie White and Mary Mazzella; brothers, Dominick a...

Nel quadro delle attività promozionali del quinto Summit mondiale di SelectUSA (area di Washington, D.C., 20-22 giugno 2018) Il Consolato Generale degli USA a Milano organizza tre seminari informativi sugli investimenti negli Stati Uniti che si svolgeranno a Torino (27 febbraio ‘18), Verona (28 febbraio ‘18) e Firenze (1 marzo ‘18) e che vedranno l...

Vincenzo Gatto, vice direttore di Confindustria Brindisi, è stato designato componente del consiglio direttivo della Camera di Commercio Italo-Americana della Pennsylvania e del West Virginia  con sede in Pittsburgh. Presidente onorario: Carla Lucente, Honorary Consul of Italy in Pittsburgh, Professor, MLL and Associate Director, CIR at Duquesne Un...