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Thomas Baio of North Gate Road in Mendham NJ was honored by Patriot Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America on September 12, 2019 as a 2019 Distinguished Citizen of the year. The event was hosted at Canoe Brook Country Club. Thomas Baio is a husband, father of 3 children, and practicing Architect. He holds Architectural licenses in 5 states and h...

Celebrate Italian-American heritage and culture Saturday when the annual Jersey City Columbus Day Parade takes to the streets. The annual event will take place at 1 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 12, with the line of march starting at Dickinson High School on Newark Avenue and continuing to City Hall on Grove Street. The parade route is as follows: Newar...

There is more to celebrating Italian traditions than to feast on pizza or pasta at home or at a restaurant, especially with the approach of Columbus Day each year. Columbus Day, a federal holiday, occurs in October during national Italian Heritage Month. So how can one best appreciate and celebrate things Italian this month and beyond, whether you...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) urges the District of Columbia City Council to reconsider changing Columbus Day to "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in the District. The City Council has fast-tracked the legislation and will consider this bill at its meeting this morning, October 8, at 10 a.m. NIAF’s statement regarding the Christopher Colu...

Altomonte’s, the amazing Italian Market & Deli, invites you visit its Doylestown store on October 12 and 13 to celebrate the spirit of discovery and adventure of the great Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus! A fun and memorable experience for children and adults alike! Indulge in a fine culinary adventure. EVENT FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Vis...

For the closing event of this year’s Settimana della Lingua Italiana, please join the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Switzerland to the United States for a special screening of Tosca’s Kiss by Daniel Schimd, restored to its full glory for Dustin Hoffman by the Cinémathèque Suisse on the occasion of the film’s 30...

On July 30, Gov. John Carney signed a bill affording historic status to the Bellanca Cruisair, a fast and sightly single-engine taildragger that debuted in the 1930s and was manufactured in a series of models before and after World War II at a factory built by aircraft designer Giuseppe Bellanca in New Castle, Delaware. The factory was built in 192...

The Columbian Foundation will host their 78th Annual Humanitarian, Achievement, and President’s Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 19 at 7:00pm in Birchwood Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road Whippany, NJ 07981. Honorees include Edward Cetnar, Superintendent/Director of Public Safety, Port Authority of NY/NJ; Jack Ciattarelli, former New Jersey Assemb...

Constantino Brumidi is Annapolis’ newest resident. A bronze statue of the Greek-Italian-American historical painter was erected at the Brown-Leanos Park at Westgate Circle as a donation to the city from the Foundation of Hellenism of America. The 500-pound statue arrived by air and was placed in Annapolis in late August. Brumidi (1805-1880) w...

Get ready for all things Italian to take over Havertown later this month, as the 2nd Annual HaverTalian Festival is set for Oct. 12. The festival will take place from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the main lot of Cardinal John Foley School. The festival will be held rain or shine. Attendees will be able to enjoy food, music, family fun, cr...

When: WED, OCTOBER 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 Revolutionary, controversial, lashing the bourgeois society: this and much more is La Traviata, one of Giuseppe Verdi's most celebrated operas. Maestro Speranza Scappucci, among the first and most acclaimed women conductors...

Five Italian-American artists from New Jersey will exhibit their work this month at the Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Ave. October is Italian Heritage Month, and each artist is a descendant of Italian immigrants. The title of the exhibition, “The Golden Door,” refers to a 2006 Italian movie, “Nuovomondo,” about Italian immigration at the...