Each year the Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation hosts its annual Patsy Serra Sr. Award Dinner, which recognizes a dedicated member whose community spirit, leadership, and selflessness greatly benefit not only the organization, but Staten Island as well. Serra, who passed away in 2014, was one of the founders of the Italian Club. He was an ac...

Each spring The Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation awards annual scholarships to exceptional young adults and inducts new members into the organization during a formal dinner reception. This year’s event was staged at LiGreci’s Staaten where two exceptional high school seniors, Sophia Teutonico, a student at St. Joseph Hill Academy, and Charl...

Congratulations are in order for Vincent Lepani, a student at Susan Wagner High School, Thea Akhrass and Colleen Bridgman from St. Joseph Hill Academy, and Emma Padula of Curtis High School, who were each awarded $2,000 scholarships during the Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation’s annual dinner at Bocelli Ristorante, Grasmere.  Michael Anicito...

The Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation played host to a crowd of some 200 at their annual gala staged in LiGreci’s Staaten, the West Brighton catering spot where four individuals were recognized for their service to community. Lauded during the evening were: Jackie Delfino and Nicholas Principato, residents of On Your Mark under the leadershi...

The Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation will host their annual Gala Thursday, Oct. 17 in LiGreci’s Staaten in West Brighton, where four individuals who have made meaningful contributions to the community of Staten Island, will be recognized. Jackie Delfino and Nicholas Principato, residents of On Your Mark under the leadership of executive dir...

The Italian Club of Staten Island, an organization founded to promote “a better understanding among leading Italian-Americans in the business and professional field and to raise awareness about Italian culture,” has awarded four $2,000 and five $1,000 college scholarships to nine young adults for outstanding academic achievement and community activ...

Right about now, the Advance spotlight is shining on the Staten Island social scene sizzling with all types of soirees, shindigs and charity balls, the proceeds of which contribute to making our borough a better place to live. Over at LiGreci's Staaten in West Brighton Thursday night, more than 250 revelers gathered to support the Italian Club of S...

During a recent homily on "World Day For The Poor," Pope Francis spoke in detail about the need for individuals to overcome indifference and apathy -- and urged people the world over to use their gifts and talents to assist those in need in communities and beyond. Pope Francis noted: "So let us not seek for ourselves more than we need, but rather w...