Se Vittorio è stato il passato e Danilo il presente, Federico è il futuro della dinastia dei Gallinari nel mondo del basket. Troppa pressione? Lui dice di no. Anzi, Gallo Junior, ala di 197 cm che compirà 21 anni a settembre, sembra aver trovato la sua dimensione a Rochester College, un programma che gli offre un buon livello sia di pallacanestro c...

Marina Auto Group announced Wednesday that it has reached a stadium naming rights agreement to the downtown Rochester multi-use stadium formerly named Capelli Sport Stadium. Effective immediately, the stadium will be transitioning to the new name, Marina Auto Stadium. Marina Auto Group held the naming rights to the stadium previously during the 200...

No regrets. That's how Mark Assini is viewing his past as he nears the end of his public service career. The one-time rising star who almost upset stalwart Rep. Louise Slaughter in the 25th Congressional District race in 2014 — losing by 868 votes — will take the next few months to consider his future. He is up for re-election as Gates town supervi...

The City of Rochester is suing the Little Italy Neighborhood Association for more than $9,000. The suit claims the group failed to pay $5,000 it owes for crowd and traffic control. The city is also asking for a refund of $4,000 it provided to help produce the festival. 13WHAM spoke with Little Italy Association President Silvano Orsi Thursday, who...

Food and friendship. That's the connection at the annual Pasta Fundraiser hosted by the Italian American Sports Club. The Italian American organization met its fundraising goal of $10,000 with more than 400 people attending the event Sunday. The money is used to help local charities, including Hope Hall School, said club secretary Joe Larizza. Foun...

The Gates Chili School District has the potential to fund its Italian language programs through funding from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Silvano Orsi, chairman of the Little Italy Association, announced Monday he has secured a potential $13,000 in funding, pending approval by the Gates Chili School Board. The Italian Ministry of Foreig...

The Little Italy Festival will celebrate 150 years of Italian-American history in the city of Rochester from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on June 16 at Capelli Sport Stadium, 460 Oak St., Rochester. The lineup includes Aaron Caruso, The James Brown Experience, Orquesta Antonetti, Franco Cliffa & The Andy Calabrese Orchestra and The Strolling Gondoliers. Othe...

There’s a new Italian restaurant on the scene in downtown Rochester. Restaurateurs Mark Mendola and Michael Thomas Jr. hosted a grand opening of their new restaurant, D’Marcos Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar. D’Marcos is at 401 S. Main St., Rochester, in the former Rojo Mexican Bistro location. Mendola is a business executive, who graduated from Oakl...

Comical and despairing, mesmerizing and grotesque. Italian artist Federico Solmi uses satirical video installations to present a dystopian vision of our present-day society. "The Good Samaritans," Solmi’s exhibition at Rochester Contemporary Art Center, opens Friday, April 6. “I consider myself a storyteller,” says the 44-year-old self-educated art...

The Little Italy Neighborhood Association says the city is threatening to sue the organization. The LINA released a copy of the City’s letter written by a municipal attorney. It states, “I write to demand payment from the Little Italy Neighborhood Association for the outstanding $5,483.10 invoice for police security services provided during the 201...