James J. Gruccio Sr., Aldo Falasca and Danielle (Falasca) Sneathen are this year’s Spirit of Achievement Award winners, selected by the Italian Cultural Foundation of South Jersey. The accolades will be presented during the 32nd Annual Gala Ball set for Nov. 23 at the Greenview Inn at Eastlyn. Honorees are selected from nominations submitted by the...

There is more to celebrating Italian traditions than to feast on pizza or pasta at home or at a restaurant, especially with the approach of Columbus Day each year. Columbus Day, a federal holiday, occurs in October during national Italian Heritage Month. So how can one best appreciate and celebrate things Italian this month and beyond, whether you...

Longtime friends, Sandra Zagari Forosisky and Robert A. Penza, will share the spotlight Saturday when they are awarded the Spirit of Achievement Award, presented by the Italian Cultural Foundation of South Jersey. The honor, given to those of Italian heritage known for their cultural pride, community involvement and professional achievements, will...

October is National Italian Heritage Month, and in New Jersey the single largest ethnic group is Italian (followed by African and Irish). Almost 20 percent of the state population— more than1.5 million residents — identifies as having Italian heritage, according to the 2000 U.S. Census. But Italians have so melded into the American population over...

A special event was held in Cumberland County this past weekend to celebrate Italian heritage. On the night of Saturday, October 21st, the Italian Cultural Foundation of South Jersey held their 30th annual Gala Ball at the Greenview Inn at the Eastlyn Golf Course in Vineland. Each year, the event honors those who show immense pride in their Italian...

James C. Geraci Jr. and Vincent Marolda will share the spotlight Saturday as the recipients of this year’s Spirit of Achievement Award, presented by the Italian Cultural Foundation of South Jersey. The honor, given to those of Italian heritage known for their cultural pride, community involvement and professional achievements, will be presented dur...

The Italian Cultural Foundation's Carnevale Dinner Dance will be held on February 18th, 2017 at Saint Padre Pio Rosary Hall, on Dante and Cornucopia Ave. The event will run from 6:30 to 11:00 pm. Music by Lina Louie and the catering by Clorinda's Catering. Prizes for best costumes, best decorated masks, door prizes, and many other surprises are bei...