The Italian-American Heritage Association was founded in July by five members who shared the same passion to provide a venue for all who want to preserve, share and celebrate their Italian Heritage.   Membership consists of people of Italian descent and associate members who are not Italian but want to enjoy Italian heritage and culture. &n...

By Joey Cresta   PORTSMOUTH — A proposed sister-city relationship with Santarcangelo has fallen apart after officials in the Italian town were apparently insulted by the city's handling of the situation. One local Italian called the development "one more affront to the Italian North Enders" of Portsmouth.   The news from Italy is...

The Italian American Heritage Association of Greater Portsmouth will present an Italian-American Authors Night today, May 14. This free event will be held in the Levenson Room at the Portsmouth Public Library.   A meet-the-authors reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the authors' presentations beginning at 7 p.m. Granddaughters Karen...

PORTSMOUTH — A new association dedicated to promoting Italian-American heritage is hoping for a strong turnout at an open house Sunday, aimed at introducing the group to the public.   The Italian-American Heritage Association of Greater Portsmouth will meet in the Levenson Room of the city library from 2 to 4 p.m. April 7. Membership is not...

A cool and classy, very Italian eatery opened in Portsmouth in October, and if it wasn't a bit off the beaten path we would have been there pronto. As it is, we arrived before the dead of summer set in, and we're quite happy that we did.   Tavola is low-lit, comfortable and cozy, and it is unique: We can't think of anywhere else where TV sc...

Every time we're in Portsmouth, I'm amazed at the number of well-established restaurants I still haven't visited in the town where I grew up. Radici had been one of them, but we've now checked that off the list after a great dinner that made us feel like we were dining in the Italian countryside.   Radici occupies a fairly small storefront o...

The Italian American Heritage Association of Greater Portsmouth is presenting a Local Italian-American Authors Night on May 14.   The event is free and open to the public in the Levenson Room at the Portsmouth Public Library. A meet-the-authors reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the authors' presentations beginning at 7 p.m.  ...

By Joey Cresta PORTSMOUTH — With about 60 members now inducted into the Italian-American Heritage Association of Greater Portsmouth, the group is planning both fun events and service projects for its membership and the wider community.   The association, formed to preserve, celebrate and share Italian heritage and have some fun along the wa...