With taquerías and other conspicuously non-Italian businesses proliferating in South Philadelphia's Italian Market, should the neighborhood be renamed for the sake of anthropological accuracy? The answer is the same whether you're a Sicilian or a Sinaloan: No.

Corona D'Italia Lodge #807 held their annual Mother-Daughter Scholarship dinner on Wednesday, May 7 at 5:00 p.m. in the Wolverine Restaurant. Attendees were registered at the entrance by treasurer, Louise Vitullo, assisted by her daughter member Maura Greco. Trustee, Pudue LaCava, arranged the seating and directed 30 members and guests to their tab...

by Tom Avril   The Triumph of David was a mess. Old, original paint on the 17th-century canvas was faded and flaking in many spots. Newer paint from several inexpert restoration attempts had become discolored.   Standing before the massive painting at Villanova University, art conservator Kristin deGhetaldi could tell all this wi...

Silvano Pieri survived World War II in a small village near Lucca, Italy, and came to America in 1946. A retired lamp-maker, Pieri has hands as big and tough as catcher's mitts and his accent is as thick as tomato paste.   But when he rolls a bocce ball with his classic soft touch, it looks like a supple hand gently turning a key. The secre...

The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, which serves students in kindergarten through grade 12, one of the largest, most experienced, and most successful online public schools in the nation is seeking a full time Virtual Classroom Teacher for Italian K-12. The position requires an initial 90 days on site in either of our Midland, Harrisburg or Phila...

By Chuck Sypula   There are tons of reasons you might go to Girasole's Italian restaurant. You can go for the savory, southern-Italian sauces or the freshly made pastas. You can go for the creative and beautifully presented meat and fish dishes, or the unpretentious but worldly wine offerings.   And some go just for that distinct...

Join us for the yearly Vittorini Prize Ceremony to celebrate undergraduate excellence in the study of Italian language an culture, at Penn and beyond.   This year's winners are, Elementary - Johan Zambrano Intermediate - Dylan Manfredi 200 - Celeste Courtenay 300 - Nikole Sanchez   Winners of the Undergraduate Excellence Competiti...

Does your child have talent? Join Mondo Italiano's new course "musichIAMO" ("I love music") with Italian tenor Marco Fiorante from Lecce. Classes in Pittsbirgh are starting Tuesday, September 22nd for ages 5-10 and 11-17. There are adult voice lessons as well. For more information, contact MONDO ITALIANO at (412) 478 2681 or email m...

June 7, 2015 - (rain or shine). Rose Tree Park - 1671 North Providence Road ~ Media, PA ~ 19063. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Italian food, music, games and entertainment for the whole family!!~~~~~~~~ No admission fee for festival!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FREE on-site parking!!! ~~~~~~~~~2015 Festival produced by CIAO of Delaware County and E...

By Amanda Nichols   The Festa Italiana Committee is searching for little ones to participate in it's new Little Miss and Mr. Contest. Parents of girls and boys ages 2 to 6, who have a blood relative of Italian descent, are invited to register their child for the contest, which will take place throughout the Italian Festival Aug. 6 to 8....