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Young players and their parents may know Dom Scala for the instructional camps he has hosted for years to help hone skills and minds for baseball. Yankees fans from the 1970s and ’80s may remember his headshot in the team yearbook and the praise heaped on him by broadcaster Phil Rizzuto for his hard work as a bullpen catcher and coach. “Phil Rizzut...

Frank Badali has been making pizza for quite some time. According to the man himself, he had gotten into the line of work at the age of 14, when his father told him that he better go find a job. He did, at a corner pizzeria in Bensonhurst. His pie-making later took him to Staten Island and, following that, the great floating pie in the Hudson (also...

Italian flags are flying over Rome and Utica in honor of Italian Heritage Month. The Italian Heritage Club of the Mohawk Valley raised flags outside both city halls this week, Utica’s on Monday and Rome’s on Tuesday. There were also wreath-laying ceremonies at St. Agnes Cemetery in Utica and St. John’s Cemetery in Rome to honor the early Italian im...

A few hundred Catholics — many using canes or walkers — meandered through the streets Sunday, Oct. 3, in a procession to show their devotion to the patron saint of immigrants, Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini. The Italian Apostolate of the Diocese of Brooklyn sponsored the procession, as well as the Mass that followed at Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Pa...

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...

Dieci storie di design italiano. Una raccolta fresca e stimolante di punti di vista, esperienze, sguardi, studi, prospettive di personaggi più o meno noti, ma sempre interessanti. Una panoramica di quello che è oggi il mondo del progetto, che poggia su basi storiche e si apre al mondo, con contaminazioni ed esiti a tratti sorprendenti. Dieci testim...

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...