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Clark UNICO Chapter President Ralph Bernardo announces that the 8th annual UNICO Italian American Feast is just around the corner. This year's feast will take place Columbus Day Weekend – Oct. 10-11-12, on the Clark Municipal Building grounds at 430 Westfield Ave. The feast will be open Friday, from 6-11 p.m., Saturday, from 1-11 p.m., and Sunday,...

Tipton, Pennsylvania – If you enjoy delicious Italian food and fine Italian music, then it is time for you to pull out your red, white and green and join the DelGrosso Family this Sunday, September 21st for the 25th Annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival.    "We are proud of our family heritage and traditions. If there is one thing I...

by Dana Difilippo   Geno's Steaks will donate $10,000 each to the families of firefighter Joyce Craig and Officer Robert Wilson III during a memorial plaque ceremony Friday near the South Philly landmark. Craig, an 11-year veteran and mother of two who was promoted posthumously to lieutenant, died while fighting a basement fire Dec. 9 i...

by Jeff Green   The fireworks of tradition reflected on the windows of new high-rise apartment complexes, and families of all backgrounds celebrated in the streets Sunday with Italian Americans whose families are among the oldest in the borough.   The past and present melded at the 86th annual St. Rocco Feast, organized by the Saint R...

The Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Grand Colonial Restaurant in Hampton at 6:45 p.m. The members of the club will share the origin on their Italian ancestors and some interesting stories about their Italian heritage.   There will also be representatives from M...

Monday, February 29. 6.30 pm-9.30 pm EST - Ayşe Meze - 6 N East St, Frederick MD 21701 www.festaitalianafrederick.com What better way to celebrate Leap Year Day than joining us on February 29th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Ayse Meze Lounge for a fabulous Italian night! Enjoy live music, savor delicious Italian food, visit with friends...

WASHINGTON (November 5, 2012) Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,Welcome to the Embassy of Italy. My special greetings go to: The Secretary of the Army,The Hon. John McHugh, The Vice Chief of the Army, General Lloyd Austin, The Principal Deputy Under-Secretary of Defense, Kathleen Hicks, The Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence...

Last chance this month to show your Italianità! in NIAF's first-ever Photo Contest! The topic is the Italian spirit or essence! Italianità in other words! Submissions may be poignant, breathtaking, humorous, provocative, heartbreaking.   They may be portraits, travel photos, spontaneous moments, family celebrations, ancestors, culinary image...

By Stefania Spatti   Da Nino Rota a Ennio Morricone, da Nicola Piovani ad Armando Trovajoli. Le grandi colonne sonore italiane sono state protagoniste del concerto Italian Great Movie Classics, ospitato ieri sera dall'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington.   A rievocare davanti a un folto pubblico la magia del cinema segnato dalle note dei...

Cultura italiana nel mondo in primo piano in questa nota dedicata, non ad un artista ma ad un gruppo di studiosi che convinsero il Presidente degli Stati Uniti ad inviare in Europa con le truppe americane anche esperti d'arte che aiutarono a mettere in salvo od a recuperare opere d'arte che i tedeschi consideravano bottino di guerra.   Un'op...

By Rosa Colucci Little Italy Days started in 2002 with a mission to celebrate Bloomfield's Italian heritage. Event planner Sal Richetti was involved from the start. As owner of Big Day Entertainment and a Bloomfield native, he booked the entertainment for the festival. That all changed three years ago. "The festival was going to fold and so I volu...

The East Hanover Italian American Club (EHIAC) announces Michéal Castaldo as the Grand Marshall for the 2015 Columbus Day Parade, which will be held in East Hanover, New Jersey, on Sunday, October 11.   Castaldo is also being honored as the EHIAC Music Achievement Award Recipient for his outstanding performances, arranging and composing tale...