Amanda Castellano was selected as Miss 2015 Hillsborough UNICO by the Italian-American service and heritage group. She was selected based on criteria of academics, community service, arts and music, sports and an Italian heritage.   Ms. Castellano, 19, is a sophomore at West Chester (Pa.) University, majoring in communications with an intern...

by Caitlin Heaney West   Scranton chapter of UNICO hosts First Friday exhibit centering on Italian experience in NEPA. They came from thousands of miles away, leaving behind their families to cross the sea with little in their pockets beside their hopes.   This Friday, the Scranton chapter of UNICO National will celebrate the sac...

UNICO National, the largest Italian-American service organization in the United States, founded in 1922, has two chapters in Sussex County, Rehoboth Area Chapter and Delmarva Chapter.   Members of both chapters met Jan. 7 and Feb. 1 to plan for the inaugural Brian Piccolo Awards Ceremony to be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Nicola Pizz...

Members of UNICO-Delaware District 1 and St. Edmond Church Choir gathered at Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Lewes Dec. 3 to share the spirit of Christmas. Residents enjoyed singing Christmas carols led by the choir and tasting a variety of baked goods provided by UNICO members.   UNICO is a national Italian-American service org...

ELIZABETH —Union County Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter today announced the County's fifth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event is set for Friday, October 11, at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse.   The keynote speaker, Frank Cipolla, is a radio and TV broadcaster and author who has been seen and heard in and...

The Orange/West Orange chapter of UNICO (Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Charity, and Opportunity), the largest Italian-American service organization in the country, will hold its 40th Annual Sports Awards Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 23 in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue.   The event begins at 10:00, wher...

by Fran Sullivan   Volunteers from the Elizabeth Chapter of UNICO spent Saturday morning, April 18, at the Community Food Bank of NJ where they packed senior citizen boxes, food sorting, packaging, and other jobs as part of UNICO Service Day.   UNICO is an organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the image of Italian American...

by Sarah Scinto   The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National is looking for contributions to an upcoming First Friday art exhibit. The chapter, in conjunction with Pro Loco "I Longobardi" of Guardia dei Lombardi, Italy, hopes to find vintage photographs of Guardiese immigrants or their descendants who settled in Northeast Pennsylvania. &nb...

The Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National is holding their annual turkey and non-perishable food drive starting on Friday November 22nd, Monday November 25th and Tuesday November 26th at St. Catherine of Siena School. Please drop off all items at the school during regular school hours. As in years past, all turkeys and food items will be donated t...

The Clark chapter of UNICO celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Awards at a banquet held at the Gran Centurions. Named after professional football player Brain Piccolo, the awards recognize excellence in athletics, integrity, and leadership.   Arthur L. Johnson High School Class of 2015 award recipients are Christina Bonaccor...