The radio station WWDB (860 AM) has signed with L’Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco to carry the area’s third Italian-American radio program, to be hosted by Melissa Cannavo-Marino and Nick Alessandrini. Cannavo-Marino and Alessandrini will host the afternoon edition of “Viaggio Musicale,” a bi-lingual program at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Cannavo-Mar...

During the spring of 1991, when the Pittsburgh Penguins defied the NHL betting sites and won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history, two netminders of Italian descent were unsung heroes of the victory. Yes, Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and Paul Coffey were the leaders of that Cup run, but without the goaltending of Tom Barrasso and the pinch hit...

Jessup's St. Ubaldo Festival is usually held on the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend. It always draws in thousands of people, and the main event is, of course, always the race. But in 2013, a new St. Ubaldo tradition was born. That is when the borough in Lackawanna County received a life-size statue of the patron saint. It is an exact replica of th...

The restaurant scene in Ardmore always seems to be shifting, and a new spot is set to open in the coming months. Stove and Co. Restaurant Group and Anthony DePaul, formerly from The Chophouse and Marc Forgione's American Cut Steakhouse, are planning to open DePaul's Table: Modern Italian Steakhouse in April or May this year. The new eatery will bri...

Many of us grew up eating Chef Boyardee pasta products. The image of the Italian chef on the ravioli cans has become a familiar sight to several decades of youth. However, what many people don’t realize is that the chef pictured on the cans – unlike other stereotyped brand mascots such as Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben – was a real person who had a pres...

Leonardo’s comprehensive new U.S. training center, co-located at the company’s production facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will officially open its doors this month. A project first launched in October 2018 — before the Italian major knew it would win its first U.S. military contract as a prime — it’s an $80 million investment in the company...

March 25, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm ET. Webinar website: https://tinyurl.com/8pw4epds. Dickinson College, 28 N College St, Carlisle, PA 17013 United States. Presentation by: Clive Woodward, MBA, Professor of Family Business at International Studies Institute, CEA and ESE (The European School of Economics) in Florence. “Family business is the backbone of o...

Woman-owned, woman-led, and woman-inspired — In honor of Women’s History Month, The Incline caught up with Jen Saffron and her team at Sprezzatura, a community cafe in Millvale serving sustainable and accessible Italian heritage food, for a look into their featured heirloom recipes. All month long, Sprezzatura has been serving up weekly “Grandma Mo...

We’re in North Eastern Pennsylvania, to explore the Italian American side of the city of Scranton and the surrounding areas! We’ll meet the people behind one of Italian America’s most unique Feasts, visit monuments to religion and the arts, and try some of the best Italian food around… including a memorable meal in the self-professed “Pizza Capital...

Joseph John Martucci, 69, died peacefully in Philadelphia, Pa.., with his children by his side Thursday, March 11, 2021. He succumbed to a short battle with cancer. Joseph was born Feb. 22, 1952, in Philadelphia to Joseph and Helen Martucci (née O’Brien). He was a graduate of Father Judge High School, Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in E...