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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza has given back to countless of his favorite charities over the years, but it is nice to see the National Baseball Hall of Famer being recognized as the Viscardi Center’s Sportsman of the Year on May 20, 2021. In its 54th year, the Viscardi Center’s Celebrity Sports Night continues to be one of the premier fundraising...

Before DiMaggio, there was Lazzeri. A home run hero, Tony Lazzeri was essential to the Yankees’ legendary Murderers’ Row. A son of immigrants, he broadened the game’s appeal and gave millions of Italian-Americans a role model. He was a shy, serious gentleman who did this while enduring revolting bigotry and secretly battling a serious medical condi...

Despite Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo putting up elite production since starting to come into his own in 2018, some people have refused to acknowledge how good he is. There is actually a portion of the Mets fan base who still refer to Nimmo as a fourth outfielder, even though he has quite simply been one of the most valuable outfielders in all of b...

The extraordinary life of Mother Cabrini is going to become a major motion picture and you could be in it! The casting director is looking for native Italian speakers who also speak English, ages 6 to 70 years old—no acting experience necessary. Filming will take place in NYC and Buffalo from June to August 2021.Email CabriniTheMovie@gmail.com if y...

The late Post photographer Anthony J. Causi will forever be remembered in his old spot at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees on Friday dedicated a plaque to Causi in the first-base photo well at Yankee Stadium, with Causi’s family in attendance for an unveiling ceremony. Causi, who joined The Post in 1994, died on April 12, 2020 from complications related...

Team Italy manager and National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza spent some quality time with The 7 Line Army founder and Orange And Blue Thing host Darren Meenan along with co-host Julia Quadrino during a special Mets 2021 Opening Day Episode 6 (Season 5). With 139 episodes to date, Orange And Blue Thing airs weekly during the baseball season an...

We are reaching out in hopes that your organization can assist us with our search for talent in the upcoming feature film "CABRINI," directed by Alejandro Monteverde. We are searching for talent between 6 and 70 years old for whom Italian is their first language, and who also speak english. Please find role descriptions below. Based on true events,...

Today we continue to introduce the Fordham Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2021, recognizing the former student-athletes and coaches who will be honored, as today we recognize an influential "Man of Fordham", Joe Moglia. He joins water polo's Ali Arat, former head rowing coach Ted Bonanno, women's basketball's Abigail Corning, softball's Jocelyn De...

John Carollo grew up in a small town in Sicily before immigrating to Brooklyn at the age of 14. There were no organized sports where he lived, a very small town, but all the boys loved to just kick a ball around together. Upon his arrival in Brooklyn and enrollment in the local High School one year later, he was stunned by the school soccer teams,...

Long before he began pursuing a career acting on the big screen, Frank Grillo was a Yankees fan growing up in the Bronx. Grillo, 55, recalled his family’s obsession with his hometown club, bonding with relatives at his Italian-American household while his favorite team played on his television set. “I remember the games were always on the televisio...

Red-shirt freshman Luke Napolitano went 4-5 with a triple and seven RBIs to help Hofstra win game two of a doubleheader, 14-5, over La Salle Monday afternoon at Hank DeVincent Field. The Pride lost game one, 6-5. Hofstra moved to 4-2 on the season with the split. La Salle dropped to 1-3.Napolitano, a transfer from the University of Kansas, ripped a...

Local Radio Personality Don Giovanni is coming back home to the WNBF airwaves beginning the weekend of March 6th & 7th with two longtime fan favorites, the Sinatra Show and the Italian House Party. Binghamton native Don Giovanni has been entertaining radio audiences with great music and conversation for over three decades, and yesterday we made it...