Four years ago, one of the trendiest fashion items among U.S. soccer fans was the jersey of a team in Italy’s third division. Under the direction of American CEO Ted Philipakos and American owners led by Joe Tacopina, Venezia FC rocketed to chic hipster status in a matter of months. The club also succeeded on the field, gaining promotion from the f...

Few things are more soothing when the mercury dips or at the end of a grueling week than a steaming bowl of baked ziti or a king-sized serving of chicken parmigiana with a side of spaghetti. Even a simple, crisp-and-cheesy pepperoni pizza (with a nice Chianti) can turn a bad day into a better night. Always satisfying, rarely disappointing, and neve...

Wednesday is Veterans Day, when America remembers those who served in its armed forces. Frank Caruso served in World War II and Wednesday, just eight days shy of his 100th birthday, his memory still serves him remarkably well.  He sits in his wheelchair in The Fountains at RiverVue retirement home in Tuckahoe beside Anna, his wife of 72 years – to...

The Saint Pio Foundation will celebrate the life of Padre Pio on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of his entry into eternal life, on Sunday, September 20, 2020, starting at 9:00 A.M.. The full-day activities include veneration of Padre Pio's relics, conferences about Padre Pio, a Mass in his honor, a benefit concert, and a private four-course P...

An online petition has been circulating, with more than 650 signatures, calling for the Mount Kisco Board of Trustees to remove the Columbus statue located outside the public library. “Mount Kisco is a diverse town, populated with about 10,710 people. It is appalling to see a Christopher Columbus Statue in this town,” organizers stated. “Christophe...

As all of Westchester prays for our first responders and medical staff and personnel as they serve and protect us through the Coronavirus, the recent passing of Eastchester Town Councilman Glen Bellitto shows us that we are all vulnerable. Bellitto, 62, died from COVID-19 on April 2. He was a lifelong resident of Westchester, born and raised in Yon...

When some businesses say "We treat you like family," it's just words. With D'Errico Jewelry, it's a reality. In fact, the store's family orientation is so strong that one of Westchester's leading mediacompanies, Westfair Communications, just named D'Errico Jewelry one of the top family-owned businesses in the region. This is part of a pattern. D'Er...

To Our Valued Members and Guests, as new reports of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to develop, we wanted to update you on some of our operational procedures. For the past few weeks, our team has been frequently discussing the developments and how to handle this developing epidemic. With matters getting worse by the day and the epidemic developing...

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20, Non-Members $30. Register Here. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neigh...

White Plains resident Alessandro Crocco opened Papi restaurant in late January on Bank Street in the city, where he moved to from Italy in 2011. “I fell in love with the city and what it had to offer,” Crocco recalled last week. “I chose the restaurant business because I like to be an ambassador of my own culture.” A ribbon cutting ceremony for the...