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Chrysler Group LLC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne addressed more than 1,000 automotive leaders at the 2013 SAE World Congress Annual Banquet today, at COBO Center in Detroit about the need to evolve the industry's business models as well as defining a path that would produce the innovation needed to grow the auto industry...

Da domani e fino a sabato 11 maggio, un funzionario del Consolato generale d'Italia a New York sarà in missione a Rochester per raccogliere le impronte digitali dei connazionali che abbiano bisogno di un nuovo passaporto.   La missione, sottolinea il Consolato, ha l'obiettivo di agevolare l'ottenimento del passaporto da parte dei connazional...

Dunnas, known as a premium fashion brand, based in Gatteo Mare, Italy, is pleased to announce that the brand will start operations in North America in July with a presence at the Swimshow 2013 (booth # 685) in Miami Beach Convention Center.   Dunnas will exhibit the "Collezione 2014" designed in Italy by Francesca Magnani, composed of 40 mod...

In doing reseach for this post, I was sure that Italian immigrants found their way to Detroit, because it was a major industrial center that offered job opportunities the immigrants were seeking in coming to America. What totally surprised me was the number of immigrants who settled in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. A land totally different from...

Il Presidente della Repubblica, Giorgio Napolitano, ha ricevuto questa mattina al Quirinale l'Ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti d'America in Italia, David Thorne.   Giunto al termine della sua missione diplomatica in Italia, a Thorne è stata conferita l'onorificenza di Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana. &n...

Saturday - August 3, 2013Manor Park Swim Club - Laurel Place - Westfield, N.J. - 12 p.m. till 8 p.m.Anyone attending is requested to bring a door prize Volunteers Needed for Setup & Cleanup   For tickets please call 1-800-IAPSNJ-1or contact anyone on the pool party committee:Pete Serrone 908-307-0185, Nick Incannella 908-380-9571,Vinnie...

Sunday, August 25th 10:45 PMTraditional candlelight last walk of Saint Anthony to the chapel for the Opening Ceremonies of the FEAST OF SANTA LUCIA. Exposition and blessing of the Statue of Santa Lucia and devotees followed by a short procession.   Monday, August 26th 12:00 PMMass celebrated in honor of Santa Lucia at Saint Leonard of Port...

L'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington ha indetto in data 13 agosto la procedura di selezione per l'assunzione di un'unita' di personale a contratto da adibire ai servizi di assistente amministrativo nel settore segreteria-archivio-contabilita'.   Le domande di partecipazione alle prove di selezione dovranno essere presentate entro e non oltre l...

Rita's Italian Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 outlets in 20 states, has opened its newest outlet in Santa Monica at 2307 Main Street.   The new Rita's Italian Ice is the fifth outlet open in California for the popular brand and is owned and operated by local residents and franchisees Hannah and Young Ko. The...

Carlo Carlozzi Jr., a 1980 graduate of Washington and Lee, is the new president of the Sons of Italy's anti-defamation branch. Carl, a sales representative for Liberty Mutual Insurance, in Farmington, Conn., will be leading the Order of Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Commission for Social Justice. The OSIA is the oldest and largest national organ...

Call for Abstracts The organizing committee has the pleasure to announce the "9th Conference of Italian Research in the World" to be held in Houston on 12/14/2013. The conference is organized by the COMITES (Committee for Italians Abroad) and the Consulate General of Italy in Houston. We will convene between 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM at the Auditorium o...

In the late summer of 1983, two local men with much proud Italian blood running through their veins, decided it was about time that the Nutley and Belleville area had its own Columbus Day Parade.   John V. Kelly, then president of Nutley Savings Bank and a state assemblyman, and Belleville businessman Vincent "Jimmy" Donadia each pledged $1,...