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From 1898 to 1903, Henry C. Whitaker edited the Barre Evening Telegram, which will soon be available in Chronicling America.   Barre was the center of Vermont's thriving granite industry, with a significant population of Scottish and Italian immigrants, and the Telegram reported on the granite business, union and labor issues, and immigrant...

The 9th ranked baseball team in the world will be playing ELEV|8 Sports Institute High School Baseball Team in Delray Beach, Florida, this Monday, February 24th at 4 pm at Robert P. Miller Park, 1905 SW 4th Avenue. The Italian National Baseball Team are back-to-back European Champions and have won 10 European titles overall. They have qualified for...

It's an annual event that's fun for the whole family and celebrates the Italian American Heritage of New Orleans the St. Joseph's Day Parade. Peter Gilberti, the event coordinator, and Lena Prima, the Grand Marshall of this year's St. Joseph's Day Parade join the Eyewitness Morning News to talk more about this weekend's parade.   Catch...

By Victoria Prather   Chocolate is considered to be, by many, an aphrodisiac. People claim it has addictive qualities or that somehow it just invokes a passion within them. One thing is for certain: chocolate, when exquisitely prepared, it is truly a treasured treat that many find hard to resist.   Some modern historians have estimate...

My name is Nita Sturiale and my past and present is intertwined with Sicily. I have been a Professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston for more than 15 years, am currently the department chair, and have been the project manager for many successful endeavors in the arts and in business.   I have been traveling to Sicil...

di Silvia Simonetti   Nancy Grando è una persona dolcissima e un'autentica cioccolataia. Grazie all'attività del padre e del suo futuro marito, Stefano Grando, originario di Bassano del Grappa in Veneto, nel settore dell'alta gioielleria artigianale, Nancy è sempre stata circondata da cose belle.   Allo stesso tempo, attorno a le...

For years neighborhood residents have known this space as Rex Hall, whereas Fordham University students refer to it as the Arthur Avenue Ballroom. The Belmont Society of Arts & Culture (BSOAC) has announced its plans to renovate this 4,000 sq. foot space in the heart of the Bronx's Little Italy and officially name it the Arthur Avenue Performin...

Join Award-winning Singer and PBS-WLIW Host Cristina Fontanelli as she traces her musical career from her beginnings in the Borscht Belt, at Italian Feasts across the U.S., as an "Ambassador of Opera" in exotic places around the world, to the White House, and recently to PBS-TV.   Her Classic International songs and Broadway Hits will includ...

by Lindsay Armstrong   It's a festa complete with a Vespa. The Italian Consulate of New York will celebrate Italian National Day, or Festa Della Repubblica, on Sunday with a treasure hunt that highlights Italian sights across Manhattan.   The prize for the first place finisher is a red Vespa S150, while other top teams will receive pr...

by Bob Sutton   The teenage Italian shortstop who has been dubbed the top European baseball prospect will play for the Burlington Royals. Tommy Shields, the manager of the Burlington team, said Marten Gasparini, 17, has been targeted for the Appalachian League club all along.   MLB.com lists the 30 top international prospects and...

Oltre cinquanta ricercatori collegati in videoconferenza dalle due sponde dell'Atlantico, cinque tavoli tematici e decine di "best practice" condivise.   Sono i numeri del gruppo di lavoro Italia-Usa su Scienze della terra e risorse naturali che si è riunito al Ministero degli Affari Esteri nell'ambito del piano di cooperazione scientifica e...

Promuovere sul nostro territorio programmi di studio e vacanza-studio residenziali per Università Americane, volti allo sviluppo delle aree rurali e di un turismo di qualità.   È questo l'obiettivo dell'iniziativa presentata da Ilex (Italian Landscape Exploration), un'impresa che a Fontecchio gestisce il Centro di educazione al paesaggio "To...