Osvaldo “Oswald” ZAFFIRI, seppe farsi onore durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale , era originario di Collecorvino in provincia di Pescara. Osvaldo “Oswald” ZAFFIRI nacque a New York nel 1922 da Alfredo Oreste Cipriano (nato a Collecorvino in via Eolo, l’8 gennaio del 1895, da Andrea -“panettiere”- e Maria Di Marzio) e Amina Berenice Felicita CHIAVARO...

The renowned Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi has renewed his worldwide recording contract with Decca Records ahead of his upcoming North American tour. Einaudi, who may be one of the most streamed artists in the world with more than 2 billion streams to date, is preparing for the release of his upcoming album Seven Days Walking, which...

When Lola Rozzi immigrated to Reading as a young bride, she was determined not to leave her Italian heritage in her homeland of Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Lola met the love of her life, Lorenzo, in Italy. The two married on Aug. 22, 1960, and moved to Berks County in the early 1960s. “She gave Italian lessons to my children,” Lola's longtime friend, Gin...

Frank Tenaglia, 54, of Bridesburg, a noted opera singer who performed to standing ovations throughout the United States and Europe, died Sunday, Feb. 17, of a pulmonary embolism in Marathon, Fla. Mr. Tenaglia had contended with health problems for a long time, but his death was unexpected, said his wife, Cathy. “We were enjoying a family vacation...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019. 9 am - 11:00 am Light Breakfast (coffee & cookies), Networking, and Presentation. History of the Italian Immigration Museum, 1834 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19148. "Wedged between Abruzzo and Puglia, Molise is really the last undiscovered region of Italy, unknown even to some Italians. In fact it is joked - Il...

For three days in early October 1968, a provincial port about 43 miles south of Naples loomed large in the trajectory of post-war aesthetics. Hosting works by a number of contemporary Italian and international artists—many of whom would come to form the core of Arte Povera —“Arte Povera + Azioni Povere” (loosely translated to “Poor Art + Poor Actio...

big Burrito is going Italian, with a California twist. The restaurant group, which operates numerous Mad Mex locations, as well as Casbah, Kaya, Eleven, Soba and Umi, will open Alta Via this March in O’Hara Township. Inspired by life in both the Italian Alps and California wine country, the menu will focus on modern Italian fare such as pasta, seaf...

Frank A. Audino, 84, of Collegeville, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, of an infection at Phoenixville Hospital. Col. Audino was a career military man. He joined the U.S. Army in May 1955 and was assigned to Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Valley Forge General Hospital, Phoenixville; an Army base in Frankfurt, Germany; and Camp...

Good hard work, good friends and family, good Italian blood… and the good Lord. That’s what has kept Monica Lapanna healthy and happy for nearly100 years. Oh, she’s slowed down a bit as that remarkable milestone gets closer, but she’s still perky and smiles often as she enjoys a cup of hot tea and a cookie at the kitchen table while talking to frie...

Thursday, March 7 | 7 - 9 p.m. 5th floor Mueller Center, Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Free and open to the public. Join the History Center for the premiere of "The Rock," a documentary about the life and legacy of Therese Rocco, one of America's first female assistant police chiefs and the first in Pittsburgh....