Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to the United States for a select run of concerts in 2013 as he drums up support for his recently released "Passione." "Passione" is a collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado and the late Edith Piaf. The legendary singer is the biggest sell...

Gli italoamericani del New Jersey non hanno gradito la notizia della chiusura del consolato di Newark dal prossimo 28 febbraio. A confermarla venerdì alla Camera è stato lo stesso ministro degli Esteri, Emma Bonino. E gli esponenti della comunità sperano di poter approfittare della missione del primo ministro Enrico Letta e della stessa Bonino a Ne...

The political fight that shaped the rest of Steve Adubato's political career occurred in 1970, when in the years after theMichele Adubato Newark riots he bucked the Italian American community and backed Ken Gibson for mayor over Hugh Addonizio.   The endorsement of the man who would become the first black mayor of Newark nearly cost Adubato...

By Giovanni di Napoli   Sunday, October 19th, my friends and I joined thousands of pilgrims in Newark, New Jersey for the 115th Annual Feast of San Gerardo Maiella at Saint Lucy's Church. Always a fantastic turnout, celebrants came from far and wide for the celebration. Following Mass I took the opportunity to admire the church architecture...

Although Italian immigration to the United States peaked between 1900 and 1914, Italians could be found in New Jersey as early as 1800. These early immigrants were mostly from the northern part of Italy. One of the first Italian immigrants to settle in New Jersey, Giovanni Battista Sartori, settled in Trenton and founded the first spaghetti factory...

Grazie ad una iniziativa dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, gli studenti dell'AP Italian Language che viaggeranno con la compagnia di bandiera italiana per recarsi dagli Stati Uniti in Italia avranno uno sconto del 5% sul costo del volo in classe economica. L'iniziativa è stata resa possibile grazie alla "sensibilità" dell'Alitalia, che, spieg...

Deputata di Scelta Civica eletta in Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli ha presentato una interrogazione al Ministro degli esteri sulla chiusura di 14 sedi consolari.   Nell'interrogazione, Nissoli, dopo aver fatto notare l'incongruenza tra quanto richiesto nella cosiddetta "spending review", e cioè che non siano compromessi i servizi offerti ai ci...

An Essex County Italian-American Heritage Month Celebration was held on Oct. 9, in the lobby of the Essex County Hall of Records.    Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. recognized Patty Spango, the newly appointed Essex County Deputy Superintendent of Elections/Deputy Commissioner of Registration, and Dr. Frank A. Cocchiola,...

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP ("MDM&C" or "the Firm") today announced that, together with ChooseNJ, it will host a breakfast reception on Monday, April 18th featuring Mr. Maurizio Forte, the Trade Commissioner and Executive Director for the USA Italian Trade Agency (ICE). In addition to remarks by Mr. Forte...

The first computer mouse was wooden. Designed by Douglas Engelbart in 1967, the gadget was essentially a wooden block with two wheels on it. Rudimentary to say the least, but the mouse marked a huge step forward in computer user interface. Check it.   Guerrino de Luca, the Italian CEO of Logitech, recently let us in on a little secret. The b...