Paul Vallone, Democratic candidate for the 19th City Council seat, on June 10 received the endorsement of the Italian American Political Action Committee (IAMPAC). The endorsement is a significant one as Northeast Queens boasts one of the largest Italian American communities in New York City. In the 2009 Democratic primary for the 19th City Council...

In occasione delle celebrazioni per l'inaugurazione della nuova Sezione A.N.P.S - New York e New Jersey, l'associazione ha invitato dall'Italia la celebre squadra di calcio Nazionale Italiana Attori per disputare due incontri calcistici e partecipare a un evento teatrale.L'ANPS USA rappresenta negli Stati Uniti la Polizia di Stato Italiana. Il pres...

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska   Benvenuto Cipollina! A new gourmet market soft-opened this weekend in Forest Hills offering a variety of imported Italian specialty foods, from Galloni prosciutto di Parma to the best olive oils straight from Sicily, the owners said.   Cipollina, at 116-09 Queens Blvd., near 77th Avenue, which will also...

Councilman Paul Vallone was proud to host the Annual Italian Heritage Celebration with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito at City Hall on the evening of October 7. Nearly 300 friends, family, guests and dignitaries joined in a celebration that filled the Council Chambers. This year's celebration also commemorated the 100th birthday of Fran...

December 11 (Friday) 7:00 pm. White Christmas Benefit Concert for San Pio Foundation. The concert will feature a performance by the Acclaimed Italian Tenor Luciano Lamonarca and Soprano Veronica Iovan, and the New York Trio (Patricio Molina, Piano; Julian Langfords, Cello and Yura Seung-Jung Oh, Violin). And with the extraordinary partici...

By Noah Manskar The Order Sons of Italy's annual Italian Feast saw its biggest crowd ever last weekend. At least 11,500 people attended the festival at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park from Aug. 26-30, a record for the event, said Alfonso Squillante, president of the Order's Cellini Lodge. The count not yet final, but the lodge expects...

Sunday, September 28th, members of the Società Sant'Amato di Nusco of Long Island City, New York (47-39 Vernon Boulevard) gathered at Saint Mary's Church (10-08 49th Avenue), to celebrate the Annual Mass and Procession in honor of Saint Amato, patron saint of Nusco, Avellino.   I would like to extend my sincerest thanks and appreciation to t...

Il Festival della Canzone Italiana di New York giunge quest'anno alla sua ottava edizione, che si terrà, come nell'ultima occasione, domenica 13 settembre 2015 presso il prestigioso teatro all'interno del Christ The King Center di New York. Il Festival, nato dall'iniziativa dell'Associazione Culturale Italiana di New York, ha rappresentato fin...

Annamaria Monaco, Suffolk County Community College associate professor of Italian and adviser to the College's Italian Club, has been elected president of the Long Island Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI). Monaco studied at the University of Pavia, Italy and earned a doctorate degree from Stony Brook University in 20...

April 24-26, 2014JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTEQueens College, City University of New York25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan The conference theme of "MAFIAs"--the first on the subject by this academic research institute--intends to cover a broad variety of manifestations of organized crime through...