An effort to help preserve Italian history in the Sewickley area is underway. What started as an idea from residents and members of the Sons of Italy social club has developed into the Sewickley Area Italian Heritage Archive Project. The goal is to amass a collection of materials and then digitize them for preservation and observation. Items being...

Multiple representatives of community organizations gathered on the Sons of Italy’s heated outdoor patio Wednesday evening to receive donations from the Sons of Italy totaling $38,000. In total, the Sons gave $45,150 to 24 non-profits, programs and community oriented projects from January to March through the Sons’ gambling proceeds. Most years, th...

More than 105 years ago, the Loggia Giosue Carducci Lodge #146 Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy was founded as a meeting place for Italian Americans to enjoy the fellowship of our brothers and sisters of Italian descent. Over a century later, the Sons continues to do so encouraging anyone to become a member. “We treasure the diverse communi...

Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism will be honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 33 Annual National Education Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthropic a...

At the Lodge's March meeting, Editor/Publisher Pam Donnaruma shared stories about a newspaper started by her family more than 100 years ago; the Post-Gazette. This paper is known as the Italian-American Voice of Massachusetts, and is published in the North End of Boston. Pam explained that production of the weekly paper is like a well-oiled machine...

The Sons and Daughters of Italy, Primo Italiano Lodge 2800, Washington, is offering a $2,500 scholarship. The competition is open to seniors of the class of 2022 from McGuffey, Trinity and Washington, and any senior at Faith Christian School whose home school is one of the above. Children of active lodge members are also eligible, no matter what sc...

On February 12, 2022, Dr. Mary Kovach, among four others, was awarded the National President’s Meritorious Service Award from Robert (Bob) Bianchi, Esq., the National President of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA). The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA), established in 1905, is the largest and oldest natio...

Vincent Sarno and Vera Ferrara Girolami—both National Past Presidents of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA)—were presented with the Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Award at the Order’s virtual Plenary Session on Saturday, February 12, 2022. The award, which is traditionally presented at the Biennial Convention, was created in 1989 and is...

The Rocky Marciano Lodge 3000 of Sons and Daughters of Italy presented two local organizations with a total of $6,500 from their inaugural casino night fundraiser.  On Tuesday night at Fairfield’s VFW Post 7925, the lodge presented Dave Black, captain of the West Essex First Aid Squad, with a ceremonial check for $5,000 and presented Brian Gallaghe...

Fri, Feb 4, 2022, 5:30 PM – Sun, Feb 6, 2022, 6:00 PM EST. Sons of Italy Lodge, 3315 West Lemon Street, Tampa, FL. Have you ever visited a “Piazza”? In Italy, a PIAZZA is the downtown meeting hub for people, a place to go for shopping, taking a stroll, having a snack at a café, for seeing and being seen. With Italy Expo 2022, the Italian piazza is...