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Please be informed that a consular representative will be in Nashville, TN for the acquisition of fingerprints and collection of Italian passport applications on September 19, 2018. Residents of Tennessee registered in this Consulate and registered in the AIRE (Registry of Italians Residing Abroad) will be able to have their fingerprints taken for...

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’! The Delta – an area filled with folks from all walks of life. The rich Delta soil has been home to folks who came from far away to begin a new life for their families. Many can point back to several generations and can also pinpoint their beginnings across the ocean in tiny Italian villages. In the late 1800s, they came...

18 aprile 2005. 4 febbraio 2017. 4 maggio 2018. Tre date sono impresse nella mente di Bruno Serato italiano, nato in Francia, cresciuto nel veronese ed emigrato ad Anaheim, trent’anni fa. Questa non è però la storia di un immigrato che ha avuto successo in America. O meglio in parte lo è. Bruno infatti è il proprietario dell’Anaheim White House, un...

After a unanimous vote, the City of South Fulton is changing the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The resolution was drafted by Mayor Pro Tem Mark Baker. It says the day “recognizes the tremendous and unique contributions of the people who inhabited the United States of America prior to its colonization.” Baker wrote on his Facebook...

La Italy - America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACCSE) ha lanciato un nuovo servizio per le imprese italiane che vogliono approdare in Florida. Dal 1° luglio scorso, infatti, è disponibile un incubatore di impresa che permetterà alle aziende italiane di appoggiarsi alla Camera di Commercio per iniziare un percorso di internazionalizzazione negli...

There have been a number of towns that have come and gone in Hernando County, among them are Augusta, Pemberton Ferry/Croom, Oriole and Sicily. The town of Sicily was briefly mentioned around 1900. The Hernando County Superintendent’s Report for 1900 mentions that there are 24 schools. It lists the locations of the eighteen white schools: "Hammock...

VIOLA - Florindo Joseph "Joe" Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 25th, 2018. He was born December 30th, 1932, to Peter and Mary Viola of Rochester, NY, after they emigrated from Italy in 1921 to start a new life in America. Joe graduated from the Aquinas Institute in Rochester and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in Economic...

The Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2662 of Myrtle Beach, SC celebrates 26 years of Italian Festivals with “FESTA ITALIANA” on Saturday June 30 and Sunday July 1, 2018. The 2-day event will be held at The Market Common on Farrow Parkway, Saturday from 11 AM to 8 PM and on Sunday from 11 AM to 7 PM. Thousands come each year to enjoy authentic Ital...

This summer in late July the members of Tony and Pauline Oropallo’s family will gather for their "Big Six" family reunion. The tradition began in the late 1970s and there has been at least one reunion every decade since. The name "Big Six" is in honor of the six Oropallo children: Harry, Eugene, Mary, Louis, Teresa and Anthony. Family members will...

Come out and get some fresh air and exercise while walking the Big Four Bridge with members of the IAA and their family members and friends.  On June 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., the IAA will be gathering at the base of the Big Four Bridge in Jeffersonville, IN.  Our plan is to start the walk at 10:00 a.m.   The bridge has various benches along the way...

It was sometime in 1966 when Hugo Montenegro went into an RCA studio with some session musicians on a Saturday to do a cover of the theme from “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” Italian director Sergio Leone’s third installment of his “Dollars Trilogy” of spaghetti westerns. All three of the films had been scored by the prolific Italian composer Enn...

June 7 - June 10. Newport Italianfest - 1 Levee Way, Newport (Kentucky) 41071. Join us for the 27th Newport Italianfest, named a Top 20 Event for June by the Southeast Tourism Society and held along Newport’s Riverboat Row between the Purple People and Taylor-Southgate Bridges. The festival has authentic Italian food and live Italian music performe...