TeMa North America will build its first American manufacturing facility in West Virginia. Although TeMa has existing sales offices in the United States, the West Virginia plant will be the company’s first manufacturing operation in this country. The Italian parent company, TeMa Group, is a European leader in the insulation, drainage and geotechnica...

John T. Veltri, Sr., 87, of Charleston passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at CAMC-Memorial Division following a short illness. Born December 9, 1930 in Charleston he was a son of the late Joseph and Constance Lopez Veltri. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janet L. Veltri; sisters, Rosalie White and Mary Mazzella; brothers, Dominick a...

Nel quadro delle attività promozionali del quinto Summit mondiale di SelectUSA (area di Washington, D.C., 20-22 giugno 2018) Il Consolato Generale degli USA a Milano organizza tre seminari informativi sugli investimenti negli Stati Uniti che si svolgeranno a Torino (27 febbraio ‘18), Verona (28 febbraio ‘18) e Firenze (1 marzo ‘18) e che vedranno l...

Vincenzo Gatto, vice direttore di Confindustria Brindisi, è stato designato componente del consiglio direttivo della Camera di Commercio Italo-Americana della Pennsylvania e del West Virginia  con sede in Pittsburgh. Presidente onorario: Carla Lucente, Honorary Consul of Italy in Pittsburgh, Professor, MLL and Associate Director, CIR at Duquesne Un...

An event that’s been held in Fairmont for going over a decade is expected to again bring thousands to the town. The Feast of the Seven Fishes is going on it’s twelfth year now in Fairmont and is considered a holiday homecoming. The all day festival includes food and wine, along with local artisans selling products in the middle of town.

While described as the worst mining disaster in America, the Monongah Mine Disaster went a century without remembrances and commemoration. But now, a group of individuals is making sure that the tragedy remains alive in Marion County. “I look back 100 years to when all these people came from all over the world to make a better life for themselves a...

Il 6 dicembre 1907, 361 uomini, fra cui oltre 170 italiani, furono vittime del più grave incidente minerario occorso negli Stati Uniti e della storia dell’emigrazione italiana, verificatosi nella miniera di Monongah (West Virginia). La maggior parte degli immigrati dall’Italia proveniva dall’Abruzzo, dalla Calabria e dal Molise.  In occasione del 1...

Amidst the various holiday festivities throughout the month of December, Fairmont’s rich Italian history truly gets the spotlight during The Feast of the Seven Fishes. The two-day event kicks off with a cooking school, The Festival Cucina, on Dec. 8. On Dec. 9, authentic Italian cuisine, artisan stalls and live music will turn Monroe Street into a...

Active until the end, Lewis D’Antoni just kept going. He once said that sports were what allowed him to live a life that spanned over a century. And the one sport with which he became synonymous was basketball. In a county rich in hoops tradition, he was the king. Lewis D’Antoni was the patriarch and everyone knew it. He may have shown signs of slo...

The Progressive Women’s Association will honor 2017 Italian-American Women of Distinction award winners during a luncheon at noon Friday at the Uptown Event Center in Clarksburg. Keynote speaker for the event will be Marie Prezioso. Being recognized are: Business/professional — Andrea Pecora Fucillo; culinary — Janice Brunett; education — Mary Ann...