For a writer, there’s always a story behind the story. For Adriana Trigiani, the stories behind the tales she tells in her novels are usually drawn from family lore, both in her own family and in her human family at large. Deftly weaving the lives of her characters into critical moments in American history has become her specialty—we laugh, we cry,...

Going through this book is akin to being virtually in touch with the Italian culture and customs. The author compiled text and images which show how beautiful the Italian community in America is and how wonderful the people are as they co-exist with others. Stephanie Longo tells the story of Italians of Lackawanna in a distinct and brilliant way th...

The Wilkes-Barre Barnes & Noble, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, will host a local author book signing at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. Local author Stephanie Longo will be available to sign copies of her history books, “Italians of Lackawanna County” Boasting one of the nation’s largest and most diverse Italian American populations, Lackawanna County joins old an...

Local author and historian Stephanie Longo has received a Gold Award in the History category from the Nonfiction Book Awards, via the Nonfiction Authors Association, for her 2018 publication, “Italians of Lackawanna County,” published by Arcadia Publishing. The Nonfiction Book Awards recognize literary excellence in more than 150 categories. The pr...

Friday, January 18, 2019 9 am - 10:30 am Light Breakfast (coffee & cookies), Networking, and Presentation. History of the Italian Immigration Museum - 1834 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19148. Leading this session is Stephanie Longo, an Italian American writer based in Dunmore, PA. Boasting one of the nation's largest and most diverse Itali...

There are three members of the Italian Parliament elected in the foreign electoral colleges that include the United States: two members of the House deputies and a Senator. Their jurisdiction is enormous: in addition to the United States, it also includes Canada, Mexico and Central America. Campaigning in such a large territory is very difficult, j...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI) – eletta nella Circoscrizione Estero, ripartizione Nord e Centro America - è stata impegnata durante il trascorso fine settimana in una serie di incontri con la comunità italiana di Boston, che conta circa venti mila italo-americani. Nella giornata di venerdì, ha incontrato i rappresentanti di alcune delle assoc...

Stephanie Longo has spent a lifetime celebrating her family’s genealogy, which stretches back from Northeast Pennsylvania to ancestral roots in Guardia Lombardi, Avellino Province, Italy. Now, the local historian and writer hopes to encourage others to take an interest in the area’s rich Italian heritage with her third book, “Images of Modern Ameri...

Saturday June 2, 4pm - 6 pm EDT. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. Double author event celebrating two Italian American communities. Anthony Riccio - From Italy to the North End. Taken together, the photographs in From Italy to the North End document the arc of the Italian American experience on both sides of the Atlantic. Stephanie Longo -...

Following the traces of the Italian emigration to the US, we discovered that many fellow Italians went to Lackawanna County, in Pennsylvania. The Keystone State is home to more than 1,5 million Italian Americans, according to the 2010 census bureau: the 12,2% of the entire population of the State.  Starting today, March 12, a new book will be avail...