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The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually celebrates and promotes the month of October as Italian American Heritage Month. This year, NIAF thanks the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD) for its effort to have October recognized as Italian American Heritage Month. On Tuesday, Co-chairs of the IACD Congressmen Bill Pascrel...

Children don’t have many memories because we haven’t had enough life experiences to create them. As kids we are always thinking about how much better and more exciting life will be for us when we get older. We think about everything our big brothers and sister can do that we can’t—staying up late, going to movies with friends, and sleeping over fri...

After decades of planting primarily French grapes, American producers have started to embrace Italian varieties. About 2,000 native grape varieties are cultivated in Italy. While Sangiovese, Barbera and Nebbiolo have increased in popularity for decades, relative unknowns, like Fiano, Teroldego, Sagrantino and Lagrein, have cropped up in vineyards a...

October is Italian-American Heritage Month in the United States– designated as such to coincide with the celebration of Columbus Day. Christopher Columbus is credited with the discovery of the New World in 1492 and was born in Genoa. There are more than 15 million Americans who identify themselves as Italian-American, which makes our ethnic group o...

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Rome and Abruzzo, Italy, October 1-3, where he will meet with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio to discuss the importance of Transatlantic unity and our strong and enduring bilateral relationship.  The Secretary will also travel to his an...

New Jersey native Cara Di Falco is a woman who knows that success is born of passion.  In just three short years, she’s made her online series ‘Cara’s Cucina’ YouTube’s first and ONLY Emmy Nominated cooking show! Di Falco’s distinguished career on TV and radio (at News 12 NJ, Good Day NY on Fox5, and 1010 WINS radio) set the table for her expertly...

Assocamerestero, l’Associazione delle 78 Camere di Commercio Italiane all’Estero (CCIE) e Unioncamere, hanno presentato i risultati dell’indagine sulle tendenze di consumo del Made in Italy agroalimentare negli Stati Uniti, Canada e Messico. L’analisi è stata realizzata nell’ambito del progetto “True Italian Taste” che mira a promuovere la conoscen...

Michéal Castaldo will officially release his digital single of “Mary, Did You Know?” on Vital Records, October 4, 2019. This digital single is available on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, and other digital online music e-tail stores worldwide.  Castaldo, an Italian tenor who sings in the style of Andrea Bocelli, chose this modern-day holiday classic becau...

Un lungo viaggio nell'America profonda alla ricerca dei discendenti di minatori, contadini e pescatori, emigrati più di un secolo fa per dare vita a comunità italiane in ogni angolo dell'enorme nazione che si aprì davanti ai loro occhi dopo lo sbarco a Ellis Island. Si intitola “Italian American Country” il progetto ideato e curato da Paolo Battagl...

Inventergy Global subsidiary Inventergy Innovations, an intellectual property licensing company, has partnered with Italian racking manufacturer A+ Sun Systems to license A+ Sun’s solar mounting technology across the North American solar industry. Licensees of A+ Sun Systems’ technology will be able to manufacture and commercialize the company’s pa...

The Italian native began her acting career decades ago. Edie starred in an array of dramas and films, but her big catch was appearing in the TV drama titled "The Sopranos."It is safe to say that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree in the case of the actress. Eldie's genes reeked of a career in the entertainment industry. Her father was an Ital...

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans has launched a pair of scholarship programs that takes academic financial aid up a notch. A $5,000 Frank J. Vigilante Scholarship will be presented to students of Italian extraction who demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement. In addition, a $6,500 Nick and Helena Patti Foundation Scho...