Joseph Sciame, Vice President for Community Relations and St. John's University alumnus, has received Knighthood in the Order of Pope St. Sylvester. This honor, one of the highest given by the Vatican, honors the contributions of lay people from Christian and non-Christian faiths for their contributions to the Church.   The award was present...

By Maurita Cardone   Colpo di scena nelle primarie democratiche per decidere il candidato a sindaco di New York. Bill Thompson, il secondo classificato secondo i risultati non ufficiali del voto del 10 settembre, ha dichiarato di aver deciso di ritirarsi dalla corsa e di appoggiare Bill de Blasio.   L'annuncio arriva prima della pubbl...

by Mark Lord   Little could good ol' Chris have known when he set out on that now-famous journey so many years ago that someday he'd have countries and cities, rivers and universities, at least one federal district and a national holiday named after him ... not to mention all the annual parades that commemorate his varied contributions to th...

Una settimana di eventi per il rinato museo del neighborhood più colorato e vivace di New York, il Queens. 40 per cento di bianchi, 20 per cento di afroamericani, 17 per cento asiatici, uno scarso numero di nativi americani, 25 per cento di ispanici e un 10 per cento di altre etnie formano il distretto con la superficie più ampia e il secondo più p...

by Mark Lord   Pietro Cardella, known throughout southwest Queens as Peter, was a much-loved and well-respected member of the Ridgewood community for decades, right up until his death last Wednesday at the age of 97.   At his wake, held last weekend at the Glascott Funeral Home on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills, Cardella was fond...

Lìolà is not your typical neighborhood Italian restaurant in Queens. Owner and Chef Angelo Alaimo is serious about providing sophisticated, thoughtful dishes, fine wines and exceptional customer service that rival the top Italian restaurants in the entire New York Metropolitan area. Dinner commences with a plate of cubed parmesan, green and bl...

Starting July 17th to August 28th, 2013 - Wednesdays, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Wednesday, July 17th (held at) St. Joseph Church 43rd Street (Between 30th Ave & 28th Ave.) Astoria Bruno Macari (KEY Board & sing) Italian favorites Presented by: FRATERNAL CIRCLE OF CONVERSANO Wednesday, July 24th(held at) Flushing Memorial Park 1...

di Eugenio Furia   Il teatro "off" invade New York nell'anno della cultura italiana. E parla soprattutto calabrese il festival "In scena!": è il titolo scelto per la prima rassegna a tema ospitata nei 5 distretti della Grande Mela (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx e Staten Island).   L'evento dedicato al teatro italiano – organizzat...

POSITION: Broadcast Associate   DESCRIPTION: The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY seeks applications for the position of Broadcast Associate, who will report to the Dean and work closely with the Producer of the TV program, ITALICS. This a 32-hour per week position.   Read more   Source: h...

NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) was recently honored by the Italian Charities of America as their Man of the Year at its October 20 luncheon at Roma View restaurant in Howard Beach. The organization, founded in 1936 and located at 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, was originally formed to provide assistance to Italian Americans during the...