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Italy’s Dorothea Wierer went from 24th to 17th to 9th to IBU 15 km Individual World Champion in the span of just 43:07.7 this afternoon, taking her second Gold medal of these Championships. Wierer had two penalties in the first two stages on her way to becoming the first Italian woman to win his title. “You have to fight; you have to win.” Wierer,...

Father Paul Victor Canonici, age 92, of Madison, MS died on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Highland Home in Ridgeland, MS. In his last will and testament, Father Paul expresses appreciation and heartfelt thanks to his family and friends for their love and support throughout his life among them and begs their continued prayer in death.At his request...

Celebrated actor and Food Network host Valerie Bertinelli is once again participating in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF). Bertinelli has been featured in the annual food event for the past five years, which coincides with the debut of her Food Network series, Valerie’s Home Cooking. In addition to leading a culinary demonstration at...

This week, as part of the celebrations commemorating the 500th anniversary of the death of the famous Renaissance artist Raphael Sanzio, the Vatican Museums will be hosting an extraordinary exhibit: for the first time, the tapestries designed by Raphael for the Sistine Chapel are being displayed in the original location for which they were intended...

In occasione di un incontro tenutosi nell’ufficio del Generale dei Carabinieri Gino Micale, Addetto alla Difesa presso le Nazioni Unite, Alfonso Panico, ex Vice Console On. d’Italia e Consigliere dell’ Associazione Nazionale Carabinieri Sezione di New York, ha ricevuto dal Gen. Micale il nuovo calendario storico dell’Arma dei Carabinieri 2020. Il c...

US Navy Lt. Stephen Decatur’s ship was piloted by four Sicilians to enter Tripoli and blow up the USS Philadelphia, which had been taken by Libyans in the first Barbary Coast War. When you hear the words in the Marine Corps Hymn : “To the Shores of Tripoli,” walk on Decatur Street in New Orleans, or visit any city in America named “Decatur.” Do you...

Doctors at Rome's Bambino Gesù (OPBG) children's hospital say that they have successfully used a blood-purification technique to avert the potential lethal side effects of the Cart-T therapy on a child with leukemia in a world first. After the successful apheresis treatment the child was discharged from the hospital's intensive-care department afte...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce Chicago, in collaboration with the bank "Banca Popolare di Sondrio", is pleased to announce the opening of its new office located in Milan (at the Banca Popolare di Sondrio Milan office, in Via Santa Maria Fulcorina 1). This partnership aims at facilitating and promoting the growth of Italian Companies in th...

The purpose of this research study is to understand the experience of ethnically-identified Italian-American college students in colleges and universities in the United States. To participate in this study, you must: Identify as Italian-American; Have graduated from a Bachelor's degree program within the last five years. Participation involves: Com...

The House of Lovers, one of the most famous buildings in Pompeii, is to reopen after 40 years, according to an announcement by Italy's culture minister Dario Franceschini. The domus, which came to light in 1933 and suffered extensive damage in the Irpinia earthquake of 1980, has undergone an extensive programme of restoration works. Described as a...

Some of author Michael DeMarco's fondest childhood memories are of sitting at the kitchen table at his grandparents' Erie home and listening to their stories of their ancestral roots in Italy. His grandparents emigrated to the U.S. in the early 1920s from Montenero Val Cocchiara, a secluded village nestled in the central Apennine Mountains in south...

Mardi Gras season is here, and in the Soulard neighborhood of St. Louis, the celebration of the French holiday is in full swing. But what many Americans don’t realize is the period of festivities before the piety and holiness of Lent is also celebrated by other names and in other ways throughout Europe, particularly in Italy, where the holiday is k...