The Order of Sons of Italy in America Peter B. Gay Lodge No. 540 proved that a worldwide pandemic does not deter them from serving the community. This local chapter provided good cheer and a delicious holiday meal to members of CO-OP, a local nonprofit agency supporting individuals with disabilities. While the usual holiday party wasn’t possible th...

It all began in the 1920s when Pittsburgh’s Italian immigrants started forming lodges so members would be able to help one another in times of need. With no government programs to assist people when the bread winner unexpectedly lost a job, or worse yet died, the immigrants could only look to one another for help. The meager dues the immigrants wer...

Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) Interviews LIVE! hosts Lisa Marie Latino and Mary Kovach will be joined by special guests Chris Colabello and Natalie Spedaliere, co-hosts of the ever-popular Italian American Baseball Foundation-produced Spaghetti and Baseballs program, on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 7 pm (EST). OSDIA is the...

Town of Babylon Councilman Anthony Manetta welcomed Anthony Naccarato, President Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of New York and Carmine Soldano, President of the Constantino Brumidi Lodge of the Sons & Daughters of Italy in Deer Park to Town Hall to recognize them as part of Italian American Heritage Month in the town.  "An...

There were no protests or vandalism, but those who honor Christopher Columbus and those who do not made themselves known on Columbus Day. At the statue of Christopher Columbus in front of Union Station in Washington Square, the local Sons of Italy left a red, white and green wreath honoring Columbus. The explorer is seen in the Italian American com...

Join us as we continue Season 2 of OSDIA Interviews LIVE! next Monday (10/5) at 7pm EST/4pm PST on Facebook Live! For this episode, Robert Bianchi, Lisa Marie Latino and Mary Kovach will be hosting a special episode completely dedicated to education on the history and importance of Christopher Columbus, featuring Commission for Social Justice Natio...

The Triangle Sons & Daughters of Italy, a member of the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, has named author, filmmaker, and We The Italians contributor Mark Spano of Orange County, NC (USA) as its 2020 Outstanding Italian-American in North Carolina. The organization will present the award during its Annual Picnic and General Membership Mee...

Tune in this Wednesday for the third episode of OSDIA Interviews LIVE!: Season 2. Wednesday (9/23) at 7pm EST/4pm PST on Facebook Live, our hosts Lisa Marie Falbo and Mary Kovach will be joined by world renowned tenor and member of The New York Tenors, Christopher Macchio! Don't forget to tune in and leave your questions for Christopher to be asked...

OSDIA “Capitolo di Roma” #3002 honored Stefano Andreotti as the second Meritorious Member. The certificate was consigned by the two founders of the Lodge: President, Carmelo Cutuli and Trustee Paolo Quattrocchi.  Mr. Andreotti had long career as a manager in a multinational hitech company, and worked hard to preserve and deepen the archives and dia...

Since we couldn't have our Annual Feast of Mother Cabrini this year, we decided to help out our community with our first "P B & J FREE Lunch giveaway" on Saturday September 12th, 2020 at the River of Life Full Gospel Church in Bay Shore, NY. With the help of our amazing team of Lodge Volunteers, we made 500 FREE lunch bags filled with lots of love,...