The Southington Sons of Italy has elected its new officers Saturday and presented Robert Triano with its “Brotherhood Award.” Tony Cusano, president of the Southington Sons of Italy, said that the Brotherhood Award is the highest honor a member can receive. The award is given to someone who has been a member in good standing for at least 10 years w...

Announcement! The Commission for Social Justice ® (CSJ) launched an official CSJ Resource Page to collect and host educational information for reference - not only for our members, but for the entire Italian American community! Since 1979, CSJ has been the anti-defamation arm of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA) that is comm...

In celebration of Italian Heritage Month last fall, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) held a members-only Family Photo Contest in partnership with My Italian Family, who donated a Genealogy Research Package worth $3,000 to be awarded to the contest winner. OSDIA’s National Office received hundreds of captivating submissions a...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA) is celebrating a year of exceptional and inspirational fundraising and philanthropic work. Originally called Ordine Figli d’Italia, the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA) was established in the Little Italy neighborhood of New York City on June 22, 1905. The Founders aimed to create a su...

The Order of Sons of Italy in America Peter B. Gay Lodge #540 shared their holiday spirit as they distributed meals to members of CO-OP, a local non-profit agency supporting individuals with disabilities. Patrons and passersby caught the scent of delicious hot turkey meals as members of the Sons of Italy collected them in the warm kitchen alongside...

Morris County/Parsippany Sons of Italy ~ Lodge 2561 engages in various community charitable endeavors throughout the year. One way to raise money to promote those efforts is through charitable events such as their Annual Beefsteak Dinner that was held on November 20th at the Bloomingdale Fireman’s Hall. This year’s successful event brought out over...

Sons & Daughters Of Italy is holding a drive-up and drop off food collection to benefit the St. Thomas More food pantry. The food collection will be held Saturday between 9 am and 1 pm at St. Thomas Church, 12 Hollywood Avenue, Fairfield. President of Sons & Daughters of Italy, Dan Scirica, said that giving back to communities is one of the reasons...

A steering committee of leaders of Italian American organizations is set to meet with Representative Lee Zeldin this weekend. On the agenda are critical issues fomented from a series of recent negative events that impact the Italian American community in the State of New York and the Tri-State area. The steering committee, comprised of representati...

N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul is under fire by the Italian American community following a series of alarming decisions. Gov. Hochul walked in the Columbus Day parade on the morning of Oct. 11, then, hours later, she attempted to cancel the navigator’s namesake holiday by proclaiming Oct. 11 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. After a public outcry, she amended th...

Area veterans stopped by the Sons of Italy on Monday, where they and their families enjoyed a free meal in honor of Veterans Day this Thursday. Sons of Italy President Bill Ault said 300-350 meals are usually served at the annual event. “We’re just honored to have so many veterans in the valley, and I hope the majority of them come in and enjoy a m...