Actor Joe Mantegna is about to embark on his final season with CBS show,Criminal Minds. His character, David Rossi, has been married multiple times and claims a childhood sweetheart was the girl who got away. In real life, Joe has been with his wife, Arlene, for 50 years. And the couple has a beautiful love story in which they have helped each othe...

Leaders in business, Italian-American causes, and military received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA), the nation’s largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage. Bruno Ciacciarelli (President of Roadtex Transportation), Vivian Cardia...

Joe Mantegna is in the Nation’s Capital this Memorial Day Weekend playing many upstanding roles that share both his passion as an Italian and his pride for being an American.   Thursday, May 24th he hosted the 30th Annual National Education and Leadership Awards Gala for the Sons and Daughters of Italy as Master of Ceremonies at the National Harbor...

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Leaders in military, public service and non-profit received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage.Rear Admiral Margaret DeLuca "Peg" Klein (U.S. Navy, Ret.), Honorable Jessica Garfola Wright (Maj...

The Sons of Italy Foundation-- the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the oldest and largest organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States-- will celebrate their 29th annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala at Washington, D.C.’s Omni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, May 25 from 6p...

The first time I saw Joe Mantegna in the flesh he was in the flesh, naked as a newborn baby on stage at the Shubert Theatre in a 1969 production of "Hair." It was his first professional acting job in what is now nearly 50 years of steady and acclaimed work on stage, in films and on television. "I have been very lucky," he says on the phone from Cal...

Maryann Mantegna was a protective mom who didn’t quite grasp show business. When her son Joe joined TV’s hit one-hour show “Criminal Minds,” she confided her misgivings to her son Ron. “I’m a little worried about your brother,” she said. “He used to do movies, he used to do lots of things. Now, he’s working only an hour a week.” “Give him a call,”...

by Cookie Curci   Joe Mantegna is one of the most versatile talented actors in the business. That is the opinion of his fans, and judging by the countless awards and recognitions he has been given, the world seems to agree.   Whether it's playing the role of a loving father in the hit TV series, "Joan of Arcadia", the vicious mobster...

The Sons of Italy Foundation's 25th Anniversary NELA Gala will honor Chrysler-Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne; former U.S. Secretary of State General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.); founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation, actor and activist Gary Sinise; and businessman Robert Corrao.   The evening will include a special salute to the U.S. Armed Forces,...