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Bucco Couture kicked off the celebration of Italian American Heritage month this week by celebrating Italian fashion with a bit of American pride. Owner Carmen Bucco wanted to reflect his Italian American heritage in the windows of his Franklin Ave men's store ahead of the annual parade on Sunday October 7. One window features a "Happy Columbus Day...

If you love Italian food and music, DelGrosso’s Park was the place to be Sunday. Several thousand people came out to the 29th Annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival. It's a celebration of food, family and fun. The event honors the DelGrosso family's heritage and traditions. Organizers said it's something they look forward to each year."We always...

With today's issues concerning Christopher Columbus, please show your support by marching in in our Columbus Day Parades. In addition to the Morris County & the NYC Columbus Day Parade, (see below) We are also participating in the Jersey City Columbus Day Parade. The Grand Marshals for this year's Parades are both IAPSNJ Members. On behalf of the C...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 43rd Anniversary Gala Weekend will be held October 12-14, 2018, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.  The weekend kicks off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening the NIAF Museum at NIAF’s headquarters, which features historical art and artifacts and digital presentations providin...

Italia super star alla National Gallery of art (Nga) di Washington, con cinque delle prossime 11 mostre in calendario: ben tre dedicate contemporaneamente a Tintoretto, per il 500/mo anniversario della nascita nel 2019, una su Andrea del Verrocchio ed un'altra sull'incisione a chiaroscuro nel Rinascimento italiano. "Sono convinto che sara' un anno...

The rainy week of weather finally broke just in time for the St. Anthony’s Italian Festival in Glassboro last Saturday, Sept. 15. Attendees packed the Glassboro Town Square, on Rowan University’s campus, to enjoy an afternoon and evening of Italian music, games and the thing Jane Damico of Glassboro came to the festival for specifically. “Food,” Da...

This weekend is the 29th Annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival at DelGrosso's Park in Tipton. The Festival will be Sunday, September 23 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and is sponsored by DelGrosso's Foods, Inc. and University Orthopedics Center. "We are proud of our family heritage and traditions," said DelGrosso's Park President Carl Crider Jr. "If...

The third annual Washington Italian Heritage Festival will take place from noon to 9 p.m., Sept. 29 in downtown Washington PA, with a special kickoff event the night before. This year’s festival will begin on Sept. 28, with a 5:30 p.m. spaghetti dinner at the town’s Community Pavilion on Main Street, featuring music by the Tony Janflone Jr. Duo at...

Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Italian Festival will run four nights starting Thursday September 20 at 6 p.m. and continuing to 9 p.m. Sunday September 24. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. Thursday September 20: The feast is 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with an Italian Mass at 7 p.m. On...

The modern day anti-Columbus Day furor is justified in many eyes, but is this furor justified or is it based on beliefs and incorrect information? That is the question Silvio Laccetti, retired professor of social sciences at Stevens Institute of Technology, plans to answer at the closed, annual meeting of the Hunterdon County Italian American Herit...

A three-block area of Belmar’s downtown district will be transformed into a pint-size “Little Italy” for the annual Feast of San Gennaro on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. But it certainly will be larger than life on Italian flavor, flair and festivities, as Belmar salutes Italian heritage during this annual celebration. Stretching...

Tito Capobianco, who created groundbreaking productions at the New York City Opera in the 1960s and ’70s, including a rare staging of Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” that made Beverly Sills a star, and went on to became a strong-willed general director at the Pittsburgh Opera, died on Saturday at his home in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla. He was 87. His deat...