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September events

September 2017
La Festa Italiana’s 42nd YearLabor Day weekend (Friday through Monday, September 1-4, 2017). The annual La Festa Italiana on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton, Pa. More than 80 vendors offering great Italian food, and continuous live...


38th Columbus Italian Festival, Oct. 6-8

September 2017
“For 38 years, the Columbus Italian Festival brings ‘Faith, Family and Friends’ (our festival motto) together, everything Italian: with traditions, food and entertainment for the Central-Ohio Community,” states Mike Cua, the festival’s 2017...


65th Wedding Anniversary

September 2017
Congratulations go out to Sam and Marie Tomaselli, who celebrated 65 years of marriage on August 9th. After growing up in Little Italy and attending school together, the childhood sweethearts were wed in 1952 at Holy Rosary Church. They raised four...


Looking for a Good Book?

September 2017
It’s no secret that getting the chance to visit Italy is an experience that can’t be matched. But for those who haven’t been able to make that happen yet or those who haven’t been back in years, this list of books will allow your mind to travel for...


September 2017 events

September 2017
Aug. 30 – Sept. 9: Venice Film Festival. In its 74th year, the Venice Film Festival takes place on the Lido di Venezia. Raising awareness and promoting international cinema in all its forms of art, the Festival is a favorite among celebrities and...


Firefighters are being held on suspicion of starting non-existent wildfires

September 2017
Fifteen volunteer firefighters are being held on suspicion of starting or reporting non-existent wildfires in Sicily in a bonus payments scam. The volunteers have been arrested for allegedly trying to earn 10 euros per hour for putting out fake or...


UK model was kidnapped in Italy after being promised a photoshoot

September 2017
Model Chloe Ayling of the UK was kidnapped in Italy in July after being promised a photoshoot. Ayling was held for six days at a remote location just outside of Turin. Her kidnappers allegedly told her they were planning on selling her as a slave...


Pietro Parolin has met with President Putin

September 2017
Pietro Parolin, the number two in the Vatican hierarchy and its de-facto foreign minister, was set to travel to Russia at the end of August. His schedule included a meeting with President Putin and the head of the Russian Orthodox church, Patriarch...


Naples labelled as one of the world’s ten most dangerous cities

September 2017
British newspaper The Sun labelled Naples as one of the world’s ten most dangerous cities alongside Isis-occupied Raqqa in Syria. Sun contributor Guy Birchall wrote “Mafia killings are commonplace in Naples [sic].” The article did not cite any...


Tribute to Paul Sciria. November 3, 1928 - June 23, 2017

September 2017
I’ve had the privilege of knowing Paul most of my 39 years of life as he was a friend of my fathers. His passing marks the coming of an end to an era of men who were respected for their hard work and dedication to their family. In today’s society...


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