Order Sons of Italy Grand Lodge Foundation Inc. made their first installment of $20,000 on their $100,000 grant to the Italian American Museum for their new permanent exhibition, 'The Italian American Experience' which is scheduled to open in 2021 and will highlight the role of OSIA in the community. Left to right: Philip Foglia, Esq., Executive Vi...

While there was heated contention between the City and Roman Catholics earlier this fall – regarding the dismissal of St. Frances Xavier “Mother” Cabrini in the She Built NYC campaign – progress with external initiatives are taking place to honor her. A statue will be made in Cabrini’s honor and a Brooklyn post office may be rechristened to share h...

The state will dedicate $750,000 to erect a Big Apple statue honoring Mother Cabrini — after Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray came under fire from Italian American and Catholic leaders for failing to recognize the patroness saint of immigrants as part of their “She Built NYC” program. The funding and construction, announced Thurs...

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...

Il Comitato per il Retaggio e la Cultura Italiana di New York, Inc. (IHCC-NY, Inc.) ha annunciato che nella riunione del consiglio direttivo i suoi membri hanno votato con entusiasmo ”Matera, Capitale Europea della Cultura 2019” come tema per le celebrazioni della cultura Italiana del Mese di Ottobre 2019, tema proposto dal suo Consigliere Cav. Uff...

On Saturday evening, December 8, 2018, friends of the American Foundation of Savoy Orders gathered to celebrate the Foundation’s twenty-fifth anniversary at its annual white-tie charity event, the Ballo di Savoia (Savoy Ball). The Savoy Foundation was delighted to welcome back His Royal Highness Prince Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy, Prince of Venice...

On October 7, 2018 Italian Charities of America honored four very special Italian Americans, who have worked very hard at their professions and their dedication to Italian American causes. Italian Charities of America every year sets aside a day to celebrate individuals who are making a difference in society and the Italian American community. This...

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. held his annual Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month ‘Mese della Cultura Italiana’ celebration on Thursday, October 11 at the Bronx Zoo’s Schiff Family Great Hall. This year’s honorees included Maltida Cuomo, wife of former Governor Mario Cuomo and mother of current Governor Andrew Cuomo; Dr. Michael Brescia...

The 82nd Annual Awards Dinner for the Elmhurst-based Italian Charities of America (ICA), was held at the Roma View Restaurant in Howard Beach. (L. to r.) ICA President Domenic Giampino; Italian American Community Service Award recipient, Director of Special Programs of the Italian Genealogical Group Mario Toglia; Italian American Leadership Award r...