Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Things are going great here at We the Italians: another month full of wonderful things happened and news to be announced. Last October 25th I had the pleasure to participate in the presentation of the Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2019. Once again Delfina Licata and her team have put together an e...

As Italian-American Heritage Month continues throughout the United States, we are also set to celebrate one very special week beginning on October 21– La Settimana della Lingua Italiana Nel Mondo, which celebrates the impact the Italian language has had around the world. While learning Italian is something that many Italian-Americans choose to do t...

October is Italian-American Heritage Month in the United States– designated as such to coincide with the celebration of Columbus Day. Christopher Columbus is credited with the discovery of the New World in 1492 and was born in Genoa. There are more than 15 million Americans who identify themselves as Italian-American, which makes our ethnic group o...

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...