It was a historic week in Rome and within Vatican City as a delegation of Italian American leaders met with government officials and Pope Francis to advance cultural and religious initiatives — and to set the stage for new economic opportunities — between the U.S. and Italy. The delegation, assembled by Judge Basil M. Russo — who leads The Conferen...

The eighth annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony, attended by more than 50 UNICO member and guests, was held Nov. 14 at St. Edmond Parish Hall. Master of ceremonies was Richard A. DiLiberto, Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture chair. Nick DelCampo, coach and referee of many sports in Delaware, was the innovative speaker. DiLiberto, De...

The monument, a short, white square column with two round medallions, sits next to the Rehoboth boardwalk near the end of Olive Avenue. Sponsored by the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture and erected over a decade ago, the monument honors the explorer, Giovanni de Verrazzano, who justly warrants recognition for his exploration of t...

Thursday, October 11 and Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 1:30 pm. Lewes Public Library - 111 Adams Avenue - Lewes, Delaware. Call to register: 302-645-2733. The popularity of ancestry research reflects a deep hunger for knowledge about self. Our ancestors endow us with more than genes; they help connect us to ourselves. Cultural inheritances are a re...

Hazleton native Richard A. DiLiberto Jr., an attorney, has been selected by the Delaware County Christopher Columbus Monument Committee to be the guest speaker at the 63rd Columbus Wreath Placing Ceremony at the Columbus monument in Chester on Oct. 14 at 10:30 a.m. DiLiberto’s speech will focus on “Italian Heroes” including Columbus, Giovanni da Ve...

Rick DiLiberto, Esq.,  has been selected by the Delaware Christopher Columbus Monument Committee as its 2017 Man of the Year, in recognition of his service to our community. The award will be presented at the Columbus annual banquet on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at Cavaliers Country Club, 100 Addison Drive, Newark, DE, with cocktails at 5:30 pm, ceremo...

Delaware has a nickname that says everything: it is called the "First State". This is just one of the things we talk about with the guest of this new interview. Our friend Richard A. DiLiberto, Jr. is one of the major personalities of the Italian American community in Delaware.   Let's discover what he does to represent this wonderful community,...