North Sixth Group, LLC, today announced that it has acquired an ownership stake in professional soccer club SS Campobasso (“Campobasso”). Based centrally between Rome and Naples in the Molise region of Italy, the club was founded in 1919 and plays its home games in the 25,000 seat Stadio Nuovo Romagnoli. The club gained popularity in the 1980’s for...

Italy’s $1 homes are back, and this time a collection of houses is up for grabs in the southern region of Molise, CNN reports. Castropignano, a village topped by a ruined medieval castle — located 140 miles southeast of Rome — is the latest community to offer up its abandoned buildings to newcomers. It follows in the steps of Salemi in Sicily and S...

In 1963, the Molise region was finally able to separate from Abruzzo. That action caused it to be the  latest emancipated region of the peninsula. An ancient land, populated by brave Samnite warriors who once even defeated the Romans, the region today is made up of two  provinces, Isernia and Campobasso. Visiting the new born province of Campobasso...

The ancient tratturi (singular tratturo) is one of the main features of the Molisan landscape. The tratturi are the mountain grassy paths that shepherds traditionally used two times a year for transhumance (precisely at the end of the summer and the beginning of the spring) to move their herds from the mountains in Abruzzo to the Tavoliera, or Plai...

The pretty town of Campobasso, the capital of Molise "the smallest region" of southern Italy, is a place of medieval origins that has a large amount of historical, artistic and environmental heritage in its territory. In this regard, the town developed at the beginning at the foot of a hill which is today dominated by the Monforte Castle, certainly...

To remember the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, NIAF is recognizing Italian Americans who sacrificed, served and defended peace, freedom and democracy during the war, using the tag #IAWW2Heroes on social media. This entry is a special submission from Sgt. Petrocelly’s granddaughter, Mia Petrocelli, who has shared with us the incredible...

Italy took a tremendous hit from the coronavirus with one of the highest and quickest death counts outside of China early on during the pandemic. With the country finally stabilising, numbers decreasing and places opening up, the Italians must find ways to build their lives back up, especially the tourist industry which many are reliant on. Sitting...

From their earliest days, the Royal House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies has always had the well-being of the peoples of southern Italy and Sicily in their hearts. The House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies ruled Southern Italy from 1734 to 1860. The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies was the largest sovereign state on the Italian peninsula, by both population and size,...

The Molise exists, despite the jokes, and it is popular. For Sergio Castellitto it is nostalgia, for the New York Times is one of the 52 destinations to visit in 2020 and for many it seems be the place of the summer vacation according to the hundreds of requests that arrived immediately after the presentation of the project Give yourself the Molise...

In a scene from The Irishman , the voice of De Niro (Molise blood) tells by a certain Tony “Three Fingers” Castellitto strangled by Sally Bugs because he had become too strong in the union … When we saw the film, my children and I doubled over with laughter imagining a grandfather Tony who immigrated to America and became in a short time leading ex...