The Italian American Executives of Transportation will honor Ron Onesti as Man of the Year and Sonny Nicotera as Humanitarian of the Year on Nov. 21 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. (708-212-1051) "Ron and Sonny are cut of the same cloth," says IAET President Vito D'Ambrosio.   "They brings passion, skill and intelligence to bear on p...

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Attorney Frank Perrecone will be honored as the Italian American Man of the Year 2013 at the Ethnic Heritage Museum on Sunday June 2nd, 2013. The event will take place at the museum, located at 1129 South Main St. in Rockford from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Admission is free, refreshments will be served and the presentation will be held at...

Chicago's Lincoln Park is one of the priciest neighborhoods in the city. But it's also home to a sacred place honoring a champion of the poor. The shrine and chapel dedicated to Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini had been shuttered for a decade, and there were concerns that it might never reopen. But it has. The site was rededicated on Sunday with a mas...

By Vincenzo Arcobelli   Nel sessantottesimo anniversario della Festa della Repubblica Italiana, e' stata organizzata CTIM Nord America la manifestazione dedicata "all'Italian National Day". Un'occasione estremamente significativa dal momento che dopo alcuni anni è proprio il CTIM a farsi promotore di una così rilevante iniziativa per i color...

Use a smartphone to diagnose eye diseases and share images with other specialists in a cloud network. The possibility will soon be available using a device called D-eye designed and built by Si14, a laboratory from Padua run by incubator M31 that will be presented October 10 to 21 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Ch...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce invites you to Italian Luncheon Lecture series: November 9-10-11, 2015   Monday Nov. 9, 12:00-1:00pm Lecture & Italian LuncheonDesign Excellence in the Region of Lazio, Italy, click for more infoPaolo D'Arrigo, Board Member, Interior Design Association of Italy (ADI) at Interna...

The savory smells of basil, cheese and pizza dough permeated throughout the Lake Zurich High School cafeteria on March 20 as 15 elementary school students furiously competed for the title of District 95's top chef.   Students had about 90 minutes to cook, saute, garnish and present their creation for the district's first-ever Future Chefs sa...

by Nikitta Foston   Thousands gathered at a church in suburban Chicago on Wednesday to visit a display holding the remains of Maria Goretti, an 11-year-old Italian girl who became the Roman Catholic Church's youngest saint. The skeleton of Goretti, who was stabbed to death during an attempted rape in 1902, was encased in a wax statue ly...

The Induction Committee of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) announced today the inductees for the Class of 2013. This year's class includes: former Chicago Blackhawk Eddie Olczyk, who played 17 seasons in the NHL, accumulated almost 800 points, and was elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012; Johnny Antonelli, fiv...

By John Ruane Sometimes you attend an event and the thought of it is gone the next day. Sometimes it stays with you, like Doug Buffone's wake and funeral. Having grown up in the 1960s in Chicago, the teams of that era were best known for two players, Dick Butkus and Gayle Sayers.   They were incredible football players and so much fun...