Jo-Ann Vega, born in the South Bronx of immigrant Italian grandparents and now living in southern Delaware, recently spoke to members of the Rehoboth Area Chapter of UNICO on the life of Fiorello LaGuardia and of her recent publication “Moments in Flight: A Memoir.” In her presentation, part of a series of lectures on celebrating Italian Americans,...

Serpe & Sons Bakery, which began as a humble baker of breads and tomato pies and grew into a landmark bakery that provides a full array of doughnuts, pastries, cakes and Italian specialty items to generations of customers in two states, is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Started by Domenico and Lucille Serpe, the business opened its doors on Marc...

One way that Claire DeMatteis accomplishes so much is that she gets up at 4 a.m. Another is her sense of order. “I’m probably one of the most disciplined people that you ever met,” she said. “I’m very much a planner.” In January, she became secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources. That’s on top of serving on the boards of Nemours an...

You don’t have to be Italian to love the smell of pasta sauce simmering on the stove or to enjoy the taste of a yummy pasta dish. There is something so comforting about classic Italian food. And at Scalessa’s “My Way” Old School Italian Kitchen in Wilmington, they have perfected the art of amazing Italian dishes. So head over to this eatery, with i...

The UNICO Rehoboth Chapter plans the following March events. All will be held in the St. Edmond Parish Hall on King Charles Avenue in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. La Festa di San Giuseppe. Blessing and distribution of St. Joseph’s Bread to participants and food shelters. 9 a.m. March 19. Zeppole and Italian Baked Goods Sale. Benefits the St. Vincent d...

Union academy-bred midfielder Anthony Fontana’s move to Italian second-division team Ascoli finally crossed the line on Friday, starting a new career chapter for the 22-year-old from Newark, Del. Fontana left the Union at the end of the 2021 season to seek his fortune elsewhere, after growing up in his hometown club’s academy and playing four seaso...

The Italian-American Heritage Club of Sussex County will hold a Mafia Murders Mystery Dinner fundraiser at 6 p.m., Friday, March 11, at CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. This audience-interactive comedy will be performed by Ovation Dinner Theatre. Guests will be celebrating the 75th birthday of the go...

When something is pretty much perfect, there’s no need to change it! That’s the philosophy of Mrs. Robino’s Italian Restaurant in Wilmington, Delaware. Mrs. Robino’s has been a landmark in the city’s Little Italy neighborhood since 1940, and it’s their famous sauce that keeps people coming back year after year. Mrs. Robino's restaurant is a longsta...

Thursday, February 24, 2022. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST. Executive Banquet & Conference Center - 205 Executive Drive - Newark, DE 19702. Delaware Italian American Foundation invites you to our annual meeting and fundraiser. Ceremonies begin at 6:30pm. Our Honorees into the Order of Merit are: Michael A. Begatto Sr., Claire DeMatteis, Italo Carrieri-Russ...

The Scratch Italian food truck has been serving up a variety of authentic Italian eats for over two years throughout the greater Columbus area, oftentimes while parked outside the Homestead Beer Co. Delaware Public House. And soon enough, they’ll be moving inside the popular brewery. Scratch Italian announced last night on their social media accoun...