The National Italian American Foundation celebrated its 2019 gala on April 9th at Cipriani on 42nd Street in Midtown, Manhattan. As always, guests came from near and far to take part in a vibrant evening that celebrated Italian culture and accomplishment throughout the world. The night’s master of ceremonies was Joe Piscopo, the beloved on-air pers...

Presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, si è tenuta venerdì 3 maggio 2019 la cerimonia di premiazione dell’AIAE Association of Italian American Educators Awards.  La presidente dell’associazione, Cav. Joséphine A. Maietta, ha accolto gli ospiti con l’entusiasmo e la vitalità di chi crede fermamente negli obiettivi educativi. Joséphine è s...

On May 3, 2019 the Italian Consulate in New York has hosted the Association of Italian American Educators Awards and Scholarships for student awardees to study in Pisa, Italy and experience the Italian Language and Culture. The student scholarship awardees have been honored by outstanding Italian American leaders who have demonstrated their individ...

Joe Piscopo weighed-in on Glen Rock's consideration to change Columbus Day on its 2020 Borough Calendar to Indigenous Peoples' Day. Piscopo, former Saturday Night Live comedian and an Italian-American who regularly talks about his heritage on his radio show, Piscopo In the Morning on 970AM The Answer, asked why Glen Rock "would do something like th...

Centenary University's Sports Management Department presents Joe Piscopo on Sunday, April 14, at 3 p.m., in the Lackland Performing Arts Center, 715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown. The event is being held as a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Clubs of New Jersey. Tickets are $20 for general admission. There will be a meet and greet with Joe Piscopo for...

Centenary University's Sports Management Department presents Joe Piscopo Sunday, April 14 at 3pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. The event is being held as a special fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Clubs of New Jersey. Tickets are $20.00 for general admission. Centenary University will also be holding a special meet & greet with Joe Pisco...

The outcry over Notre Dame’s decision to cover up murals of Christopher Columbus – murals that have been there since the 1880’s – has sparked outrage in the Italian American community. Executive Board Member of the Italian American One Voice Coalition Andre DiMino was a guest on dozens of radio shows this week including an interview on the national...

On Monday, October 9th, the 73rd Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City.  The parade celebrates Italian-American heritage, culture and achievements with over 35,000 participants and over one million spectators. For the first time, the Parade will have the theme, "A Celebration of Italian-American Authors."  The theme was created b...

Italian-American politicians blasted their paesano Mayor de Blasio for considering the removal of statues of Christopher Columbus as part of a commission to ditch symbols of hate. “You’ve chosen to reopen historical arguments that are 400 years old,” Councilman Joe Borelli (R-Staten Island) said. “And your actions, whether you want to admit it or n...

Is it schtick, or politic? Joe Piscopo, a lifetime entertainer, kept them guessing, and laughing, Thursday as special guest speaker at the Unico National dinner honoring Bill Curcio as the group's Community Leader of the Year. For some time, political pundits were kept guessing whether Piscopo, a New Jersey native and resident, would toss his hat i...