The Greenwich Historical Society will host its third annual Festa Al Fresco, a community potluck supper that celebrates Greenwich's Italian-American community and the Italian immigrants who first settled here in the early 20th century Sunday, July 12, from 4-7 p.m., at the Bush-Holley Historic Site, 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob.   To continue...

In conjunction with the Greenwich Historical Society's exhibition From Italy to America, Anthony Riccio will discuss the inspiration for his black and white photographs on view in the complementary exhibit Photographs of Anthony Riccio: From Italy to American, originally organized by the Bellarmine Museum of Art at Fairfield University. For the pa...

By Shawn R. Beals   Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity.   While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it's rare to find one so thoroughly transplanted from a single l...

Fantastico! Ridgefield High School celebrated Italian Heritage Month throughout October with a special focus on Italian Americans in sports.   On Oct. 28, students studying Italian in levels 1 to 4 Honors celebrated with parties during class periods; celebrations included Italian dance, food and music. Throughout the hallways a chorus of voi...

News 8's celebration of Italian in Connecticut continues today! Today our journey takes us to Hartford from women paving the way in leadership roles to pastries just like Nonna made. Hartford looks a lot different now than it did when many Italian immigrants came here. A hundred years ago, the Front Street neighborhood was mostly Italian. &nb...

During the most recent election night in Stamford, John Mallozzi was greeted with handshakes and congratulatory backslaps in a private room at Zody's 19th Hole which the Democrats had rented as its victory headquarters.   An ebullient Italian American known for his candor, Mallozzi looked almost bashful. After all, he was not a candidate. Bu...

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library will host a free talk by Anthony Riccio, author of Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut, on Saturday, March 14, from 1 to 2 p.m., in the library’s Ehlers Meeting Room.   Riccio’s presentation will focus on the roles of Italian-American women who, after immigrating from south...

At its October meeting, the Hamden Art League is pleased to host a program featuring artist and teacher John Massimino as he shares his experience on how to make a good painting better. Using artwork from those who registered in advance for this opportunity, John will give individualized suggestions on how to improve, finish or take work in another...

Si è concluso con un salomonico quanto inutile 6 a 6 il primo scrutinio per l'elezione del presidente del nuovo Comites di New York, New Jersey e Connecticut. Il pareggio, che alcuni consiglieri davano per scontato ancor prima che iniziassero le manovre del voto, non ha consentito al presidente uscente di New York-Connecticut Quintino Cianfaglione...

by Rossella Rago   Dear Friends, are you ready to celebrate Christmas? Well I am!!! Please join me and my two lovely Nonne: Nonna Romana Sciddurlo from Puglia and Nonna Antoinette Capodicci from Campania as we demonstrate some traditional Christmas dishes from Puglia and Campania. This Christmas Dinner extravaganza will take place at one of...