Vandals have damaged the Christopher Columbus statue in a Yonkers city park. Yonkers police say the two-foot plaster statue in Columbus Memorial Park was knocked off its pedestal overnight. Police found the front part of the statue at its base and the back part at the top of a hill. Neighbors are outraged by the vandalism. "I have a lot of Italian...

People of all nationalities came together for a celebration of Italian culture in Valhalla this weekend. The Italian Heritage Festival at the Kensico Dam draws thousands every year as people enjoy popular Italian food and classic Italian music. Event sponsors say Italians have contributed to Westchester's past, present and future. "We try to rememb...

06/15/2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET - Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE A one hour audiovisual presentation on the life and career of the legendary tenor from Philadelphia by noted Lanza authority Bill Ronayne. The presentation includes rare early private recordings and radio...

05/18/2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20 – Non-Members $25 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE A 10th Anniversary Remembrance. A one-hour video presentation by William Ronayne, featuring the beloved tenor in opera and song including memorable performances of arias...

Generoso Pope was one of the most important Italian Americans of the XX century. A kid who came to the US with a few bucks in his pocket, he became a king in the construction business in the growing New York with its ever-changing skyline. Generoso Pope was behind the most important media in the history of the Italian American community, the newsp...

NIAF member Karen Haid will be hosting two presentations of her book, “Calabria: The Other Italy,” at Italian cultural centers. The first will take place on Friday, February 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Westchester Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe, N.Y. This book presentation will also include a culinary demonstration and tasting of traditional Calab...

Posted by Gina Mastrangelo    G Fella is a rapper who identifies strongly with his Italian heritage. Hailing from Westchester NY, G Fella is one of the most talented rappers to ever grace the genre and he is the first Italian-American rapper to make a significant impact in the world of Hip Hop.   Tonight's premier of "G-Thi...

October 30, 6:30 pm - 8:20 pm, Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 24 Depot Square, Tuckahoe, New York   Men Of The Cloth is an inspiring portrayal of Nino Corvato, Checchino Fonticoli and Joe Centofanti, three Italian master tailors who confront the decline of the apprentice system as they navigate their challenging rol...

Saturday September 26, 10:30 am — 12:00 pmWestchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States Members $15, Non-Members $25 Marco Polo, Casanova, and Vivaldi are among Venice's favorite sons. Toni McKeen will provide some new insights into the travels of Marco Polo, and how he became so...

What do you get when you put together a hungry servant, a know-it-all Latin speaking doctor and a string of sausages? Will Pulcinella finally propose to Colombina or will he be distracted by the seductive noblewoman Flaminia? You get Pazzi Lazzi in Aria di Commedia ! You'll Giggle at Dottore's "little problem" and the beautiful Flaminia's long...