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Friday, May 29 is Detective Supervisor Mark Occhiuzzo’s last day with the department, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp said in a joint release. Occhiuzzo spent more than 15 years with the department, working in various units including domestic violence, missing persons and general investigations units. Occhiuzzo also has experience with the i...

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Board of Directors have agreed to make some modifications to this year's event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a news release from the Board of Directors, the festival board agrees that large crowds may not be safe of sensible by September. "With just over 3 months remaining until Labor Day Wee...

Facing Hunger Foodbank is postponing its annual Italiano! Festival, previously scheduled for Aug. 15 in downtown Huntington, according to a news release. The decision to postpone was based on the continuing demands of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis in the 17 counties served by the food bank. “With a 40% increase in food demand since...

Are we the ones really preserving art through conservation or is it a mutual relationship where art preserves us as well? The concept of displaying art in hospitals may seem to be a modern idea, but humanists truthfully believed that art and beauty possessed intrinsic healing powers for both the body and the soul. A great example is the oval depict...

“Agli albori del Coronavirus, tutti noi eravamo sconvolti da quello che stava accadendo in Italia, tanto che abbiamo tenuto una riunione d’emergenza, per stabilire cosa potevamo fare! Il primo gesto fu merito del Grand’Ufficiale Peter Caruso che, seguendo i notiziari italiani, inviò 15.000.00 Euro all’Ospedale Generale di Cosenza per l’acquisto di...

It’s not just an event—it’s an outward manifestation of something felt so deep within the community of Jessup, Pennsylvania, that it can only be described as “anima,” or “soul.” This year, while forces beyond their control caused their event to be canceled, the “anima” of Jessup still shines through. La Corsa dei Ceri, the annual “race of the saint...

Alle prese con un lento recupero delle attività ed in attesa di ricominciare a viaggiare è bello ricordare il viaggio di Donnavventura a Philadelphia. In tre giorni, le giovani protagoniste hanno potuto vedere e provare in prima persona molte delle attrazioni famose della città. Dalla scalinata di Rocky Balboa, in realtà del Philadelphia Museum of...

Filitalia International Chapter di Napoli, in collaborazione con FIDAPA Sez. di Nola Napoli presenta l'evento "Da Filangieri a Franklin" che si terrà il giorno 28 maggio 2020 alle ore 18.00 di Roma (ore 12.00 di New York) in modalità webinar Cisco Webex Meeting.   Le città di Napoli e Filadelfia si incontrano ricordando il rapporto di amicizia tra...

Italian American feast season is about to begin throughout the United States and members of the Society of Our Lady of Sacro Monte of Novi Velia in New Jersey have decided that Coronavirus won’t stop their centuries-old tradition. The triduum and feast of Our Lady of Sacro Monte of Novi Velia will be livestreamed on the society’s Facebook page, as...

As a film curator, people always ask what films or TV shows they should be watching. I have a top ten memorised, which always features all six series of The Sopranos. From the opening with a mob boss walking into a therapist’s office through all 86 episodes, The Sopranos captured life – family, relationships, marriage, race, religion, food, money,...

Danny Aiello didn’t launch his scene-stealing appearing profession till he was 40 — however he was born to do it. “It have to be one thing I used to be kind of destined to do,” the Bronx native instructed me in 2014 upon the publication of his autobiography. “The reason is, I didn’t voluntarily go away one life for an additional; it simply so occur...

Numerous events and festivities set for summer and fall 2020 have already been canceled throughout McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter counties. Festa Italiana, a long-standing tradition in Bradford, is another occasion that could be impacted by concerns related to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Bradford Era reached out Wednesday to Mary Ann Colestro, P...