Wyoming Area senior baseball player Ryan Petrucci has committed to continue his academic and athletic careers at Lebanon Valley College. Petrucci batted a team-high .423 with two doubles, 11 RBI and 11 runs scored as a junior for the Warriors. He played first base and catcher, the position he expects to play in college. Along with Lebanon Valley, P...

In just two months of business, Suraci’s Italian Cafe already has achieved an important milestone. If they don’t have the daily specials posted on Facebook by about 10:30 a.m. each day, owner Dan Matechak and his staff will start to get calls from customers. “It’s great to see that kind of customer loyalty,” Matechak said during an interview Saturd...

Customers at a new west Casper restaurant can watch house-made pizza arrive out of the 1,000-degree, Italian-designed wood-fired oven. Ludovico Farm to Wood Flame opened about a month ago with a focus on Italian fare made from scratch and an aim to use local and regional ingredients, operations manager Jason Groves said. The food ranges from New Yo...

Rena Guest, born in 1929, remembers every detail of growing up in the Tyrol Mountains in northern Italy. Her father was the only baker in the valley where she was raised. She recalls the need to wear what she calls “powerful shoes” because she lived in a mountain village close to the Swiss border. She had her first ice cream cone at age 7 when her...

In the small, sleepy community of Douglas, Wyoming, a solitary building stands alone, occupying a plot of land on the western side of town, just off of Interstate 25. At a glance, the building is nothing spectacular; stucco has replaced the original asbestos walls and the gable roof has been covered with asphalt shingles. An enclosed porch and nota...

Si rinsalda l'amicizia tra la Toscana e la nazione Lakota, uno dei tre gruppi storici dei Sioux d'America (il ‘continente della tartaruga", come lo chiamano i nativi), nipoti di Nuvola Rossa, Toro Seduto e Cavallo Pazzo. Una delegazione proveniente dal Sud Dakota, lo stato del monte Rushmore con le sculture di quattro presidenti degli Stati Uniti m...

For 18-year-old Angelica Dore, 2017-18 is turning out to be a year of first-time experiences: Studying anatomy at the high-school level and playing on a basketball team. Sampling new foods, such as peanut butter paired with jelly. Watching with wonder as grown-ups, not just children, wear costumes for Halloween. “I do recommend it,” the young woman...

Two distant homelands are now forever linked by the common bond of one man – artist Harry Jackson – who called each place home. This summer city councilors passed a resolution to adopt Camaiore, Italy, as a sister city and to promote “a friendship, an alliance beyond our borders.” A few months earlier, City of Camaiore officials passed a resolution...

The Italian American Veterans of Luzerne County held their annual Memorial Day ceremony Sunday at the Independent Italian Cemetery on Stites Street in West Wyoming. Other Memorial Day events planned for today include: • Plains Twp. will hold its annual ceremony at 8 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Maffett and River streets, Plains Twp. The Plains A...

Please join Mia Maria Order Sons of Italy in America Lodge #2813 as we host the 2015 Bocce Bash at Frontier Park's Indian Village, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Bocce Bash is a two-person team bocce tournament, lunch, silent auction, and fun for all. The cost is $60 per 2 person team. However, people can come and cheer on the teams and check out the...