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The first committee was convened to consider a possible celebration event to honor the heritage handed to us by our forefathers. The committee was asked to consider a golf tournament as a possible activity to communicate the theme. They were unanimous in their response that a golf tournament of this magnitude would never fly, especially in our geog...

To recognize some of the athletes who never got a chance to take the field this spring, we're putting the spotlight on the softball field, highlighting and introducing one player each day with a questionnaire. Next up is Valhalla's senior shortstop, Christina Ferrara, who's been a member of the varsity team since eighth grade. Christina Ferrara Sch...

An unfamiliar new contraption has risen in the parking lot of Vespa Italian Chophouse in Northport: A giant wooden panel mounted about 10 feet off the ground and painted white. On Thursday night, after the sun goes down, the opening scene of the 1995 film "Jumanji" will start flickering on its face as carloads of people watch, eating pizza and popc...

Kairos Italy Theater and KIT Italia together with NYU Casa Italiana announces a month of May celebration of In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY. The celebration includes four sessions of Versetto Libero (May 7, 14, 21 & 28, 3pm-5pm) where the Free Verse poets meet the In Scena! Artists online to collaborate in making and translating poetry and a...

The old friend shows up every night, big and brawny as ever. He’s on a Brooklyn family’s seventh-floor balcony in Windsor Terrace, and above the Portofino Ristorante in Forest Hills, and bellowing out of a truck rolling slowly up and down the empty canyons of Manhattan’s avenues, right on time to — with the crash of a cymbal — start spreadin’ the n...

Glance at Dan Fiorito’s bio in the Yankees’ media guide and it reads like a New York baseball love story. Born in Yonkers, where he still lives; Fordham Prep in The Bronx for high school; Manhattanville College in Purchase; four seasons as a Yankees minor league player; two as a coach and one as a manager in the Gulf Coast League. The memories burn...

You can draft players to fix an offensive line as long as they are the right players, but you better have the right offensive line coach coaching them. A Bill Parcells guy, for instance. And more than anyone, the ultimate success of GM Dave Gettleman’s 2020 Hog Molly NFL draft will rest on offensive line coach Marc Colombo — now arguably Joe Judge’...

Chicago White Sox hitting coach Frank Menechino paid a visit to Team Italy and New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) coach Frank Catalanotto on January 29, 2020 to assist his players on baseball fundamentals. The former major leaguers played together on the Toronto Blue Jays in 2004 and 2005 as well as on Team Italy in the 2006 World Baseball Cla...

Lawrence Peter Yogi Berra was one of the most popular New York Yankees of all time. He was a long time catcher, coach, and manager for the Yankees. Berra was born in 1925 of immigrant parents Pietro and Paolina Berra in the Italian neighborhood of the “Hill” in St. Louis, Missouri. His real name was Lorenzo Pietro Berra. To fans, he was just “Yogi”...

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italiana and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU announced today that they will postpone the eighth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater which was originally scheduled to run April 27-May 11 in all five boroughs of NYC. The festival wi...

Se il coronavirus non ci si metterà di mezzo i festeggiamenti per la vittoria di campionato cui il Palermo si sta avvicinando, arriveranno fino a New York. Al momento il governatore Andrew Cuomo ha proclamato lo stato d'emergenza dopo la prima serie di contagi. Ma il progetto (barra sogno) di Tony Di Piazza è lì che aspetta puntellato di dettagli: ...

Registrations are open for the annual event that celebrates Festa della Repubblica in the heart of New York City. Italy Run by Nutella Café 5M, has come to its 3rd edition and will take place on Sunday, May 31 in Central Park. The announcement of the 5 miles run, part of the New York Road Runners calendar, and a celebration of Festa della Repubblic...