Andre’ DiMino, Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition Communications Director, will be on The Gene Valicenti Show, Tuesday 1/22 at about 8:20 AM East discussing Rev. John Jenkins, Notre Dame President’s decision to remove venerable Columbus art murals from the University. “What a complete disgrace,” stated DiMino.  “And it is unbelievable that he wou...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“ONE VOICE”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias organization, is asking MTV and Viacom officials if they have a corporate mandate to denigrate and malign Italian Americans. This comes from the announcement of MTV’s newest reality series “Made in Staten Island” to premiere next month....

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“ONE VOICE”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias organization, and NJ Assemblyman Ralph Caputo were honored by the NJ Italian American Heritage Commission (“NJIAHC”) at a special awards ceremony held in their honor. Robert DiBiase, NJIAHC Chair presented awards to Dr. Manny Alfano, Fou...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade and the Italian Heritage Month Committee held their 36th annual Gala on Thursday, Sept. 27 at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville to honor this year’s dignitaries. This year’s parade honorees are Grand Marshal André DiMino, Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Vito Scarpelli of Nutley, Italian Heritage Award r...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (IAOVC) congratulates the 2018 Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Grand Marshal Andre’ Di Mino.  IAOVC President Manny Alfano stated, “Andre’ Di Mino is a very important leader and communicator of the Italian American cause to eliminate stereotyping. His service has not ever been surpassed and his mission...

Italian American One Voice Coalition Executive Board Members Andre DiMino and Frank Cipolla late last week conducted a major presentation before members of the Writers Guild of America East Chapter at the guild's Manhattan offices. "This was a major opportunity to educate important TV and movie script writers on the many facets of Italian American...

The Nutley Parks and Recreation building was transformed into “little Italy” on Sunday, March 18. Rows and rows of Italian food were lined up for people to enjoy in a buffet style. The annual Taste of Italy hosted by Chair Vito Matturro and Co-Chair Melissa Matturro is the sole fundraiser for the Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day parade. Over 40 area...

News of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio's monuments commission's recommendations for what to do with controversial statues and monuments on New York City property is being cautiously celebrated by many Staten Island politicians. On Thursday, De Blasio's commission recommended that most controversial monuments and statues be kept where they are with...

The statue stands in a small park near a strip of businesses owned primarily by blacks and Latinos. The 6-foot tall monument to Christopher Columbus was erected in Long Branch's Slocum Park in 1961, when the city was predominantly white. More than half a century later, the city has seen an influx of Latino immigrants, and at least one Hispanic grou...

Anthony Scaramucci hasn’t even officially started his White House job, but he’s already captured a lot of attention — and helped perpetuate negative stereotypes about Italian-Americans. An advocacy group pushed back against Scaramucci’s performance a week after President Donald Trump chose him to lead his communications team and a day after he unle...