WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : Jim McKenna      Translation by:   This is my great grandmother Rosa holding me as a baby in 1967. While is one of my first memories of her, the mystery of where she (born Rosa Nigro) and my great grandfather Pietro Maiurro came from in Italy has lingered in my head and heart for 47 years. As I grew old...

  WTI Magazine #54    2015 February, 20Author : italia.it      Translation by:   In all its territorial variety, Italy boasts a large number of beautiful and evocative mountain localities, ideal for visiting any time of year, whether summer or winter. From north to south, the Italian mountain scene offers tourists a range of landscapes: lakes at...

Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari (right) meets with Italian Consul General Andrea Canepari (center) during the diplomat's recent visit to Ocean County, where the Consul General announced a "sister city" agreement between the city of Matera, Italy and Toms River.   The two officials also discussed the county's large population of Italian Americans...

Sul sito istituzionale del Consiglio regionale della Basilicata è stato pubblicato, nella sezione "Approfondimenti", un reportage, una galleria fotografica e un servizio filmato su Charles Paterno, un emigrante di Castelmezzano che nell'America contagiata dal "mal della pietra" costruì un vero e proprio impero del cemento, contribuendo all'evoluzio...

Valsinni- Italia, terra di emigranti. Presentato a Valsinni il nuovo saggio storico di Raffaele Pinto: "La Gente di Mulberry street. Storia e storie dell'emigrazione meridionale negli Stati Uniti".   Sabato scorso, nella sala convegni del castello dei Morra, a partire dalle ore 17.30, si è parlato di emigrazione, richiamando un fenomeno non...

by Eliana Di Caro   The South's first restoration school is being finalized in Basilicata, in the heart of the historic centre of Matera, the European capital for Culture 2019, the city of Sassi (stone dwellings, ed.). "The classrooms are almost ready, the last furnishings are arriving. The laboratories for restorations and the scientific la...

By Giovanni di Napoli Stephen LaRocca is an attorney and senior partner at the New York law firm of Stephen LaRocca, PLLC. He is very active within New York City's Italian American community; giving lectures, participating in cultural events and supporting many charities.   Stephen is the president of the Saint Rocco Society of Potenza, Inc...

Innovation in America has always been synonymous with Silicon Valley, but recently Harvard surpassed the legendary Californian area regarding the biotech industry: indeed, thanks to a new huge campus dedicated to entrepreneurship that will rival that of MIT, the Boston/Cambridge area is likely to become the main center of attraction of investments...

by Claudia Baroncelli   From the North to the South, Italy boasts many lesser-known yet wonderful small towns where you can breathe a fairy tale atmosphere and enjoy breathtaking landscapes. Let Swide lead into a unique journey through the most beautiful little towns you can find in Italy.   From breathtaking landscapes to majestic ar...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Touring Matera is like experiencing a forgotten past - you feel as though you are setting foot in a nativity scene when you visit this charming city in Lucania. It's no coincidence it's referred to as the second Bethlehem, and was the setting for Mel Gibson's movie The P...