Nominations for Honorees who will be recognized during Cleveland Italian American Heritage Month in October 2024 are being requested by the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee. The categories for nomination include:  Arts & Culture, Business, City or County Employee, Individual, Public Servant, or Youth.  Anyone is welcome to submit an ho...

October, Italian Heritage Month in Massachusetts, is celebrated in different ways by different people. Many in Franklin have immigrant connections dating back to the early 20th and both remember and celebrate moments of survival and some of triumph. Paul DeBaggis, for instance, a former Selectman, recalls the time in the 1970s when the once-powerle...

In celebration of Italian Heritage Month, Fellows of Politecnico di Milano US (FPM US) recently hosted a series of events and activities in the United States. This nonprofit organization, with a focus on supporting and promoting the vision of Politecnico di Milano, marked its mission for the first time, showcasing its commitment to diversity, equit...

The Essex County Board of County Commissioners honored Father Thomas D. Nicastro, V.F., M.Div., pastor of Saint Mary’s Parish in Nutley, at its annual Italian Heritage Month celebration on Thursday, Oct. 5. The event is held yearly to celebrate the accomplishments of men and women of Italian heritage and honor outstanding Essex County citizens for...

Los Angeles officially inaugurated the month dedicated to the Italian-American community. The Consul General Raffaella Valentini, her deputy Lorenza Errighi, the director of the Italian Cultural Institute Emanuele Amendola and some members of the Little Italy Los Angeles Association (Lilaa) participated in today’s session of the city council. The e...

On Wednesday, October 25, 2023 in a highly anticipated ceremony, award winning artist and producer Simona Rodano was set to be honored with a prestigious award from the esteemed Comm. Joseph Sciame, a prominent member of the St. John's Preparatory School Board, as well as the President and Chair of the Italian Heritage Culture Month Committee in Ne...

West Orange town officials, UNICO and the West Orange High School Italian Club recently partnered to hold an Italian flag raising ceremony at Town Hall. The event was emceed by Frank Gonnella of the Orange/West Orange UNICO chapter and welcomed UNICO national president Ralph Contini, who shared the New Jersey history of Italian American Heritage an...

The Salt Lake City Council convened on the evening of Oct. 17, 2023, to declare October as Italian-American Heritage Month. The Council voted unanimously to adopt a ceremonial resolution—jointly with Mayor Erin Mendenhall—declaring October as Italian-American Heritage Month. During the process of adopting this resolution, Council member Victoria Pe...

Dear friends, What a month! So many things, so many friends, so many events! It always happens in October, but this year has been extraordinary! It actually started at the end of September, when in Florence I had the honor of representing We the Italians and the Italian American community at the Made in Italy event organized by Maurizio Mancianti,...

Woburn Memorial High School announces that senior Alexa Dhaliwal was awarded the October Italian-American Heritage (OIHM) Founders Scholarship by the Italian Heritage Month Committee. To kick off Italian-American Heritage Month, celebrated in October, the Italian-American Heritage Committee held a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House in Boston...