Fabrizio Di Michele, the Consul General of Italy in New York, hosted a grand reception on Saturday, July 23 to honor and celebrate the emerging bond between the Italian government and The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO). Held at the Italian Consulate headquarters in NYC, the gathering reflects an ongoing...

On Saturday morning in Central Park you will breathe a bit of Italy, with the third edition of the 'Italy Run', the 4-mile (6.5 km) marathon organized by the Consulate General of Italy with the contribution of the New York Road Runners (NYRR) and Ferrero North America. With 6 thousand participants who registered in just three weeks, the race is "so...

Fabrizio Di Michele, Consul General of Italy in New York, will posthumously bestow Italy’s Medal of Honor on Rosario Castronovo of North Bergen, NJ, and Giuseppe Maurantonio of Bronxville, NY, on Monday, July 11. Castronovo’s widow, Paola, 96, and daughters, Pietra Carboneri and Mary Ann Fusco, will accept his medal. Maurantonio’s medal will be rec...

On Thursday, May 5th  the National Organization of Italian American Women’s Annual Luncheon was held at the Tribeca Rooftop + 360° in Manhattan. The theme this year was “Intermission is over, welcome to the next act”, which perfectly coined the inspiring and joyful celebration, following the cancellation of its usual in-person gathering due to the...

After two years of suspension, the IBBL NY (Italian Brands Basketball League) the basketball tournament that combine sport and Italian excellence is back in New York. On April 8, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was chosen as the grand opening event, where the Brooklyn Nets stars usually take the court. This year the tournament will also see the par...

During a meeting held at the Consulate General of Italy in New York, the new members of the Comites in the presence of the Consul General of Italy Fabrizio Di Michele, elected Predident Alessandro Crocco, 35 years old, of White Plains, New York.  The new President immediately addressed the assembly, thanked everyone for having participated in the f...

Gathering Italian and Italian-American women to tell their stories, the Italian Consulate of New York set up an in-person event on Monday 13th of December. Hosted by the Consul General Fabrizio Di Michele and moderated by journalist/correspondent Maria Luisa Rossi Hawkins, guests Natalia Bergamaschi, Jodi Pulice and Adriana Trigiani were all invite...

The Italian Welfare League, a non-profit dedicated to helping Italian-American children with serious health conditions or disabilities will celebrate its 100 year anniversary this fall. The organization will host a Luncheon on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City to pay tribute to its history of providing services to...

Francesca Alderisi, senatrice di Forza Italia eletta nella ripartizione estera Nord e Centro America, ha partecipato al gala di beneficienza che apre le celebrazioni del Columbus Day a New York. “Dopo tanto tempo, emozionata di essere di nuovo qui a questo importante appuntamento”, ha dichiarato la parlamentare a margine dell’evento. In una nota, p...

Well, here’s something you don’t see everyday in TV news land: Fox News/FBN’s Maria Bartiromo was knighted by the Italian government on Thursday – receiving the Order of Merit, Italy’s highest-ranking honor, which is granted for merit acquired by the nation “for long and conspicuous service in civilian and military careers.” Bartiromo discussed it...