If history is not told or forgotten, its power to educate is lost. So when Joseph R. Perella '64 '06H heard about the unknown story of Italians risking their lives to rescue Jews and other refugees during World War II, he knew it had to be shared on a grand scale. On Thursday, Oct. 22, the documentary My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes was sh...

Joseph Nicolosi has been named Man of the Year by the Holy Name Society of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. The society bestows the honor each year on a male member of the Easton parish who has given his time and talent to church and community.   At St. Anthony's, Nicolosi has been active as a Eucharistic minister, a volunteer at...

The Italian-American Police Association is sponsoring the following college scholarships: •Erie County Deputy Sheriff Robert S. Insalaco Financial Scholarship Award •Buffalo Police Patrolman David J. Scime Financial Scholarship Award   These scholarship awards are sponsored by the Italian-American Police Association in memory of two deceas...

Philadelphia, è stata giudicata da Travel + Leisure la città più colta d' America e già vanta alcune delle più grandi collezioni al mondo di arte impressionista e post-impressionista. Dal 24 giugno al 13 Settembre 2015, Philadelphia sarà la sede della mostra: "Discovering the Impressionists": Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting", presso il P...

April 16, 2015  Thursday 7:00 PMInternational House Philadelphia  - 3701 Chestnut StreetPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 In the IHP series Rome, City of Signs we will travel through history and the films of the Italian capital, starting with Antonioni's L'eclisse and moving on through many other titles including the classic Roberto...

The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the Italian Studies Section, and the Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia present The Monk, the Priest, the Nun March 22-23, 2013 The conference, held at the University of Pennsylvania, will explore how monks, priests, and nuns dwell in literary texts and the visual arts quit...

Pittsburgh native and former International Boxing Federation lightweight champion, Paul Spadafora, is anxious to get back in the ring again. He's looking to add a few more win totals and knockouts to his current record of 48-1-1 with 19 knockouts. After an outstanding amateur career that saw him win 75 of his 80 fights, Spadafora turned profession...

The story of Caputo Bros. Creamery is one fermented with love. It began with a little boy from Burlington County whose bond with an Italian grandmother, who spoke little English, was through food, especially Amedea Caputo's meatballs. She used to pop them into grandson David's mouth as soon as he arrived at her Newark home.   "Food was...

By Vicky Taylor   The community's response to the Italian Heritage Event planned later this month to commemorate and remember contributions of Italian prisoners who worked at Letterkenny Army Depot during World War II has been so positive that tickets to the centerpiece luncheon and program are almost sold out already.   David Sciaman...

The Friends of The Philadelphia City Institute Library and The America-Italy Society of Philadelphia present Verdi 200 at the Free Library on Rittenhouse Square.   Verdi opera films screened from 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday, October 12, 2013.    Read more   Source: http://www.aisphila.org