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October 10 (Sunday) 10:00-10:30am. The wreath laying at Columbus Circle is held under the auspices of the National Council of Columbian Associations in Civil Service in conjunction with the Columbus Citizens Foundation. The ceremony features brief remarks by representatives of the Italian and Italian American communities of New York and pays tribut...

Dedicated to family, friends, his business and helping people, organizations and institutions, Nicholas J. “Kayo” Fabrizio was known as the quiet guy behind the scenes, never one to toot his own horn. Fabrizio, a longtime Five Towns resident, died on Sept. 21. He was 90. A humble man who started working as a bus driver and mechanic in 1955 for Inde...

To commemorate Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month, which is celebrated to honor the achievements and contributions of Italian immigrants and their descendants living in the United States, a flag raising ceremony will be held on Tuesday, October 5 at 3:15 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza. The heritage month is in October to coincide with Columbus...

October 10 (Sunday). March in the Long Island Columbus Day Parade! Main Street (25A) Huntington, Long Island (assembly area: Town Hall Parking Lot). Grand Marshals for 2021: Grand Lodge of NY State Immediate Past President Anthony Naccarato Former NY Yankee Legend Joe Pepitone; News 12 L.I. Anchor Rich Barrabi; WRHU Hofstra Radio Producer/Host and...

Friday, October 8, 6-7pm EST. In Italian - Online & In-person. Collina Italiana - 1556 Third Avenue, Suite 603, New York, NY. This event is in Italian. We need proof of vaccination for in-person participants. For online participants, you will receive the Zoom link after registering. REGISTER HERE Only very few families in Italy can claim such close...

From Monday, October 04, 2021 to Friday, October 15, 2021. 10:00 am To 4:30 pm. Free Entrance at IIC New York - 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Fake Marble at the Institute: The Secrets of Scagliola is a show featuring two contemporary artists revitalizing the secretive Italian art form of scagliola. It was traditionally used during the renais...

October 9 (Saturday) 12:00pm. Parade route commences on Steinway Street and Astoria Boulevard, and Cav. Vincent Iannece Street, named in honor of the co-founder and motivating force in reinstating this parade. Sponsored by Federation of American Organizations of Queens, Inc. Assemble at Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, NY. Admission: fr...

Well, here’s something you don’t see everyday in TV news land: Fox News/FBN’s Maria Bartiromo was knighted by the Italian government on Thursday – receiving the Order of Merit, Italy’s highest-ranking honor, which is granted for merit acquired by the nation “for long and conspicuous service in civilian and military careers.” Bartiromo discussed it...

Savor the taste of sugar-powdered zeppole on a crisp fall afternoon. Along with live music and the scent of sausage-’n’-peppers, Columbus Day weekend will be a festive one at Mount Loretto. “We’re looking forward to inviting families back to our campus to enjoy themselves at our event,” said Vincent Ignizio, CEO of Catholic Charities of Staten Isla...

In 1892, as Willard Fiske, Cornell’s first librarian, was restoring a spacious villa in the hills overlooking Florence, Italy, he bought a small book. It was more than 350 years old with a “sad” binding. He’d later confess that he bought it only because he thought it was unusual – and inexpensive. The book was a 1536 copy of the “Divine Comedy” by...

Everyone has heard many philosophical proverbs during their lifetime. Yet, some of the greatest philosophical dictates have come from the Italian masters – our grandmothers, grandfathers, mothers and fathers.  Italians can offer a wealth of information and life lessons in just a few words. Join Amelia Rose on October 19th for an informative and ent...

Rome and Utica will celebrate Italian Heritage Month in October with special flag raising ceremonies and other commemorative activities beginning Monday, Oct. 4. The raising of the Italian flag at Rome City Hall on North Washington Street will be held at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. The Mayoral Proclamation presentation will be by Mayor Jacqueline M....