After one year and $40,000 of renovations, the Oceanside chapter of Sons of Italy reopened the Rocky Marciano Lodge in the fall. On Jan. 15, the non-profit organization will host an open house and ribbon cutting for the newly remodeled reception hall. “I think it’s one of the best-kept secrets in Oceanside,” said Joe Samoles, vice president of Sons...

The Columbia County Sons and Daughters of Italy 659 announces that JoAnn Del Forno Lewicki and Guy Apicella will be awarded the prestigious 2019 Positive Image Award. The lodge is hosting the annual Italian American Recognition Reception 1-3 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Lodge, 27 Bridge St., Greenport. Presentation will be made to Lewicki and Apicella. An It...

Do you know an outstanding student? Share the National Leadership Grant Competition with them! Apply for one of these scholarships today: General Study Scholarship; Henry Salvatori Scholarship; Italian Language Scholarship; National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA) & Sons of Italy Foundation Scholarship; Special Scholarships. Learn More & A...

About two decades ago, members of Endicott's Sons of Italy began gathering every Friday for lunch. At first, the lunches were simple. "It just started out as a group of guys getting together for lunch," said group member Steve Rogers. "And then it turned into this."  Every week, the chapter's location at 126 Odell Ave. in Endicott fills with hundre...

Officers and members of Corona D’italia #807 held their Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, December 5, at the Wolverine Restaurant. Chairman, Acting President, Valerie Valentino and Co-chairman, Lois DiFrischia, greeted the arrivals. Valentino checked reservations and gave door prize tickets, DiFrischia directed seating and presented each person with a...

On Dec. 5, the Order of Sons of Italy in America Peter B. Gay Lodge #540 hosted its 13th annual holiday party for consumers and staff at CO-OP, a local nonprofit agency supporting individuals with developmental and other disabilities. The party kicked off with holiday music provided by Taunton High School Seven O’Clock Jazz Band followed by lunch f...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), and hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) has awarded nearly $61 million in scholarships to date. In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership G...

The Scholarship Commission of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts through the Charitable and Educational Trust will award a minimum of twenty (20) scholarships, at a maximum of $1,000 each to properly qualified students who anticipate entering college in the fall of 2019. Scholarship Awards are limited to members of the Senior Class of any secondary s...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 Parsippany, purchased and delivered 16 fully cooked turkey dinners from ShopRite to families in need residing in Parsippany. One of the stops on the route was Parsippany Child Day Care Center. They also purchased over $1,000 in gift cards from ShopRite to distribute to needy families. For more information on Sons of Italy L...

The Sons of Italy thanked hundreds of area veterans for their service Friday with free spaghetti dinners at the organization’s headquarters. Service members from different military branches and eras of conflict ate and talked in a packed hall. “This is an annual function that the Sons if Italy puts on to honor the veterans,” Doug Hartleib, presiden...