People

The One and Only - Oriana Fallaci

May 2017 |
Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci was famous worldwide for her “take no prisoners” interviews with worldwide leaders during the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Nothing was off limits in her exchanges with the likes of Yasser Arafat, Golda Meir and...

This "Cat" is from A 2 Z

May 2017 |
Catheryn Alaimo’s culinary career began at a very young age as she received countertop lessons from her family members, earning her place as one of the youngest female cooks of a large restaurant group in northeast Ohio. During those early...

Ohio Woman Confirmed Homeland Security Deputy Secretary

May 2017 |
Elaine Duke (nee Costanzo) has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security by a vote of 86-14 naming her second-in-command at DHS. Prior to the vote, Senator Rob Portman delivered an opening...

Women Making Strides in Italian Politics

April 2017 |
In the wake of March’s International Women’s Day, women all over the world feel empowered, feel strong and feel like their voice has been heard. March 8 was a global day of celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political...

Enrico Caruso (1873-1921)

April 2017 |
Enrico Caruso è considerato il più grande tenore di tutti i tempi, sebbene  la sua carriera di cantante decollò solamente dopo i venti anni a causa sia delle modeste condizioni economiche della famiglia, ma anche di scarse...

The Little Flower of New York City - Fiorello LaGuardia

March 2017 |
Soprannominato “The Little Flower”, sia per via della traduzione letterale del suo nome che per la sua bassa statura, Fiorello LaGuardia è stato un gigante della politica statunitense. Figlio di un immigrato foggiano e di una...

Arturo Toscanini

March 2017 |
Arturo Toscanini was one of the great virtuoso conductors of the 19th and 20th centuries. Known for his photographic memory, perfectionism and intensity, he worked his orchestral detail at all of the leading opera and symphony houses worldwide,...

"Lettuce" Enjoy the Cardini Caesar Salad!

March 2017 |
Caesar (Cesare) Cardini and his brother and business partner, Alex (Alessandro), invented the Caesar’s Salad in 1924 at their hotel in Tijuana, Mexico. The combination of romaine lettuce dressed with olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire...

Petrosino, The Crime Buster

March 2017 |
Giuseppe Petrosino was a New York Mafia-busting policeman who was murdered March 12, 1909 in Sicily during what was supposed to be a top secret, undercover fact-finding mission. An informant asked for a meeting at the piazza in Palermo and, while...
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