Offering old-school classics made with family-tested and -approved recipes and techniques, Cerame's Italian Villa in Brighton has been in business for 40-plus years.   Upon entering the restaurant in Winton Place Plaza, we were greeted by a dimmed display case, filled with pre-sliced cakes and cannoli and serving as a partition between the b...

This Major Arena Soccer League's Rochester Lancers will hold their annual kick-off dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Italian-American Sports Club, 1250 Buffalo Road in Gates.   It's a chance for fans to meet and mingle with players for the indoor soccer team and its dance team, too. For ticket information, call the Lancers' of...

by Ralph Meranto International Tenor Elio Scaccio comes to Rochester on Friday October 16 at 5:30 pm for an evening of food and music at the Italian American Community Center.   A performing artist since early childhood, the release of his first CD "Lettere D'Amore," in 2010, launched a tour of concert halls, clubs, festivals, TV and radio....

For the 15th consecutive year the Italian American Community Center will feature its Festa Italiana with a variety of programs ranging from international entertainment, great Italian food and activities for young and old. The Festa Italiana will run on July 16, 17 and 18 on the ground of the IACC on Manitou Road in Gates. In pursuit of its mission...

Republican Town Supervisor Mark Assini made it official on Tuesday night: He is running for Congress again next year against longtime Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport. Assini kicked off his campaign at the Italian-American Community Center in Gates. Assini ran against Slaughter in 2014, when he lost to the incumbent by just under 9...

Gates Supervisor Mark Assini, a Republican, officially announced his candidacy for the 25th Congressional District last night. And in a somewhat subtle way, Democrat Louise Slaughter confirmed she'll be running for re-election.   Just before the start of Assini's 5:30 p.m. announcement at the Italian American Community Center in Gates, Slaug...

It's About Caring for Kids (IACKids) is extremely pleased to announce an annual partnership with the Golisano Children's Hospital & Pediatric Social Work Team. IACKids has pledged an annual commitment of $25,000 to assist families with some of their most basic needs during their child's extended hospitalization at the Golisano Children's Hospit...

The year was 1915, a year after the Great War started. Michael Salamone's great-grandmother Marie LaMonica left Italy as a child with her family and boarded a ship to get to America. The ship was crowded and infested with pests. When she arrived at Ellis Island, she fell ill with a high fever.   Great-Grandma Marie was only a year old at th...

The Galbani Little Italy Festival, a celebration of the Little Italy Neighborhood in Gates, will be held Aug. 12-14 at Gates Memorial Park, 160 Spencerport Road, Rochester. The festival will feature live entertainment will be provided by La Muralla, Mambo Kings, Fever: The Wrath of Polyester, Joey and Maria's First Ever Comedy Wedding, Ignite! and...

Da domani e fino a sabato 11 maggio, un funzionario del Consolato generale d'Italia a New York sarĂ  in missione a Rochester per raccogliere le impronte digitali dei connazionali che abbiano bisogno di un nuovo passaporto.   La missione, sottolinea il Consolato, ha l'obiettivo di agevolare l'ottenimento del passaporto da parte dei connazional...