The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) recently had an All-Member Town Hall that met virtually on Saturday, January 14, 2023. It was a historic meeting where the entirety of the organization was invited to participate. This allowed an open line of communication to exist between the national leadership and individual members of the...

The cooking crew of Morris County’s Sons of Italy ~ Lodge 2561, armed with their pots, pans, and culinary skills, arrived at Parsippany’s Police Athletic Building, 33 Baldwin Road, to provide and prepare a hearty Italian dinner of pasta, meatballs, in support of Parsippany Wrestling Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser. Over Three Hundred attendees were...

Newly elected President Massimo Cicatiello, who has held top positions in the AdnKronos Editorial Group for many years and is President of Unindustria's Publishing, Information and Audiovisual Section, was unanimously elected, proposing a structured program based on a well-defined vision of the enhancement of relations between Italy and the United...

When it comes to cooking fabulous food, Italians know a thing or two. And when it comes to cooking for Christmas festivities, it's impossible to go wrong with Italian cuisine. Many Italian American families celebrate the Christmas Eve tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes, or Feste dei Sette Pesce. According to the Italian Sons and Daughters o...

The Cesare Battisti Lodge #27 of the Italian Sons and Daughters in America will honor Jon Biancardi as Member of the Year on Dec. 10 at the lodge’s clubhouse, Villa Cesare, in Schererville, Indiana. The grandson and son of lodge members, Biancardi serves on the board of directors and has spearheaded several new initiatives. In 2017, he launched an...

Sunday December 4th, at 2:30 at the ICS Headquarters 4833 Rugby Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814. RSVP Here. In collaboration with Georgetown University, Department of Italian & OSDIA (Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America). This event is free. Please consider an end-of-year donation. Light refreshments afterwards. If you live far from the ICS, you c...

The afternoon of November 22 started with a few members of the Morris County Lodge of the Sons of Italy arriving at Parsippany Child Day Care Center on Baldwin Road in Parsippany with a truckload of Holiday Turkey Dinners, ready to be distributed to various locations in the general Parsippany area. 18 boxes of those meals, along with assorted pies,...

There is strength in numbers, the adage goes, and nowhere is that more apparent than at Casa Italia in Stone Park, where more than a dozen organizations will join forces to stage the Casa’s eighth annual Christmas Village. The complimentary open house is slated for Dec. 4. A Presepio Vivente, or Living Nativity, will be performed by ARPA/San Nicola...

Bernadette Tarantino was named "Italian American of the Year" for 2022. The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) Fratellanza Garibaldina Lodge #1627 honored her and presented her with a plaque at the organization's 90th Anniversary Dinner Dance in San Diego on Saturday, November 5th. For more than 40 years, Bernadette Tarantino has...

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo, lifelong ISDA members who were recently deemed “titans” of Hollywood by Variety magazine, are committed to preserving their Italian American heritage. They, along with their father, ISDA National President Basil Russo, founded the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum in 2017 to fund projects that explore and d...