WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 72nd issue of our online magazine. We are starting to establish a series of partnership with institutions and organizations that do a great job in one of more aspects of the relationship between Italy and the United States. Today we...

Joe DiMaggio. Yogi Berra. Phil Rizzuto. Names instantly recognized for being extraordinary baseball players, but not only, also Italian-American. Famous Italian-Americans who were all each inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.   Back in the late 1910s and early 1920s, children born first generation American to Italian immigrants learned t...

Dear Friends and Colleagues: Each year, the Board of Directors of the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York, Inc. (IHCC-NY, Inc.) selects a new theme and then proceeds to create a theme poster and publish our "Calendar of Events" for the annual October month celebration.   The Board has decided that this year's 38th anniversar...

by James Galloway   In a tie-up which has been widely expected for some time - particularly after Haas Automation became a Ferrari sponsor in July - Gene Haas's new Carolina-based operation will run Ferrari's V6 turbo engine, energy-recovery systems, gearbox as well as receiving technical support when they join the grid from the season after...

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...

Ballin Europe: At least three NBA teams are currently puursuing Italian star Sefano Mancinelli: the Toronto Raptors, who are seemingly interested in every European player that comes down the pike; the Los Angeles Lakers, especially with Lamar Odom still in free-agency limbo; and perhaps his most likely destination, the Portland Trail Blazers. &nbs...

by Kurt Kragthrope   Tony Lazzeri rounded the bases and ran into an overwhelming welcome. Lazzeri's Salt Lake Bees teammates greeted him after a game-winning home run, and then the celebration rose to another level.   Many fans among the sellout crowd of 10,000 at Bonneville Park on a Sunday afternoon in 1925 watched the first ga...

The United States Bocce Federation today announced the selection of Campo di Bocce of Livermore to host the 2016 National Bocce Championships slated for June 25th through July 2nd this coming year.  This is the 5th time Campo di Bocce will have hosted this national sporting event.   "One of the reasons Campo di Bocce was chosen to host...

Per i giovani calciatori italiani si aprono le porte del soccer e dei College universitari Usa. Il 28 e 29 dicembre arriveranno per la prima volta nel nostro Paese allenatori di calcio di diverse Universita' americane per visionare giovani talenti nostrani e offrire loro la possibilita' di trasferirsi negli Stati Uniti per studiare e contempor...

by Brian Manzullo   Today, Kirk Cousins is an ascending starting quarterback for the NFL's Washington Redskins. Before that, though, he was a Michigan State Spartan -- and he isn't even close to forgetting where he came from.   Cousins - who started for MSU from 2009-11, winning 11 games his senior season and going unbeaten again...