In the beautiful setting of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, in New York City, on June 8th, at the yearly Conference of Presidents of Italian American Organizations, Gilda Battaglia Rorro Baldassari was honored by the distribution of copies of her successful memoir “Gilda, Promise Me”, published by Idea Press. The books were offered by the Preside...

On May 3, the Association of Italian American Educators (AIAE) presented Garden City High School senior Christina Levi with the Mario Cuomo Memorial Scholarship. Christina is among a select group of eight Italian- American students from the tri-state area who have demonstrated excellence and commitment to the Italian language, making them recipient...

Presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, si è tenuta venerdì 3 maggio 2019 la cerimonia di premiazione dell’AIAE Association of Italian American Educators Awards.  La presidente dell’associazione, Cav. Joséphine A. Maietta, ha accolto gli ospiti con l’entusiasmo e la vitalità di chi crede fermamente negli obiettivi educativi. Joséphine è s...

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...

Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT. Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street, New York City. The Italian Welfare League, the 98-year old non-profit that assists Italian-American families in need, will host its annual Autumn in New York Luncheon next month. The event will kick off with a silent auction, featuring items from world-r...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation today announced Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., President of the Italian Language Foundation; Matilda Raffa Cuomo, Chairperson of NYS Mentoring Program; and Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D., Dean of the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, as honorees of the 2018 Columbus Celebration. They will join First Data President,...

The American Foundation of Savoy Orders will present the Foundation’s 2018 Chivalry Award to Mrs. Matilda Raffa Cuomo, in recognition of her outstanding leadership in education and mentoring and lifelong dedication to public service. As the wife of the late former Governor of New York State, Hon. Mario Cuomo, and as the mother of the current New Yo...

The Grande New York, part of the fleet of the Grimaldi Group, has been christened on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the Port of New York- New Jersey at FAPS Port Newark Auto Marine Terminal. Godmother of the vessel was Amanda Matilda Cuomo Cole, granddaughter of the former late New York Governor, Mario Cuomo and also niece of the current New York Gov...

Un pomeriggio nel cuore di Manhattan con l’Organizzazione Nazionale delle Donne Italoamericane (NOIAW) per celebrare il loro 38esimo anniversario. Come ogni anno la festa si è tenuta al St. Regis Hotel, dove erano presenti più di 200 ospiti.  L’annuale incontro della NOIAW è molto importante per i contatti sociali o di affari con italoamericani di...

Bravo! The Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) celebrated its 41st anniversary on Sunday, April 8 with its annual gala at the El Caribe Country Club. The gala — which was attended by some 560 people — triples as a fundraiser for the organization, a way to honor members of the community and an opportunity to present college scholarsh...