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The Nutley Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee announced the 2022 Honorees of the 40th Annual Columbus Day Parade at a Meet & Greet held at Mamma Vittoria on Monday, February 28, 2022. The 2022 Honorees are: Tina Cervasio – Grand MarshalLifetime Achievement – Delores Del Deo KirkItalian Heritage Award – Michael V. Calabro, Esq.Italian Business...

Kelliann DeCarlo is coming home in style. The local kid who grew seeing shows at State Theatre New Jersey and even graced its stage through a Plays in the Park program, is returning as a cast member in the production of “Cats” that currently on tour across North America. It has been an incredible journey that has taken DeCarlo from community theate...

If you’re a fellow New Jerseyan, you might have a story about local legend Yogi Berra. While we’ve been without him these past few years, his legacy continues to live on at the dynamic and intimate Yogi Berra Museum, located on the grounds of Montclair State University. Read on to learn more about this special spot, and plan your next visit. Lawren...

Four renowned Italian musicians will present a live musical program at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14 at First Presbyterian Church, 97 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre. Conductor, pianist, and composer Frederico Longo will be joined by violinist Domenico Masiello and pianist Michele Fazio in a performance of Longo’s Notte di Luce. Composed in Cremona,...

Attention, Sebastian Maniscalco fans! The comedian is coming to Manhattan, Newark, and Brooklyn in March for his “Nobody Does This” tour. Tickets are on sale now for the following shows: - March 21, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Madison Square Garden, N.Y., N.Y. : Buy tickets here. - March 23, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.: Buy tickets here...

Union academy-bred midfielder Anthony Fontana’s move to Italian second-division team Ascoli finally crossed the line on Friday, starting a new career chapter for the 22-year-old from Newark, Del. Fontana left the Union at the end of the 2021 season to seek his fortune elsewhere, after growing up in his hometown club’s academy and playing four seaso...

Last year, 50 people attended this wonderful Zoom event. This year the Hunterdon County Chapter invites all the Chapters in Filitalia including those in Italy to join us Sunday February 20 on Zoom at 2 pm EST. RSVP here. Italia) for a musical performance A Valentine Serenade from an extraordinary Italian American woman a member of our Chapter here...

Frankie Valli is a legendary Italian American singer. Known for his distinctive falsetto, his incredible career with The Four Seasons and wonderful solo career spawned numerous hit songs. His long singing career was very successful and it led to the enormous success of Jersey Boys, a Broadway musical that tells the story of the wonderful career of...

The Washington National Opera is set to present a new production of Mozart’s “Così fan tutte.” The opera, which will run from March 12 to 26, 2022 at the Eisenhower Theater, will mark the first fully-staged production for the company since March 2020. The Mozart masterwork will star legendary Italian bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as Don Alfonso in his...

The Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee is seeking their next grand marshal for its 31st annual parade and Italian festival to be held in from October 7-9 in Seaside Heights. Long-time Parade Chairman Michael A. Blandina announced, “Grand Marshal nominees should be civic minded individuals who are of good character as they will be the symbol...

Local chapters of UNICO National met recently at Arcaro & Genell’s in Old Forge to mark the 30th anniversary of the “Gathering,” or Radunata, annual meeting of all the chapters. Radunata was originated by the late Joseph Preate, a past president of the Scranton Chapter. Chapters attending included Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, Roseto and Carbon...

Milford. The Greater Milford Italian-American Association is hosting its first annual Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, at St. Patrick’s Community Hall, 111 East High St., Milford. The night will include dinner and dessert, live swing music, and dance music by our local DJ. There will be a prize for the best-dressed c...