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On the Cover: Zampognari

On the Cover: Zampognari

December 2022 |

No Italian Christmas would be complete without the sound of bagpipes. Everywhere from the piazzas of Rome to remote hillside villages, the Zampognari (pipers) continue the tradition of festive bagpipe playing that dates back to ancient Roman timesZampognari get their…

A Look Back: Editor Speaks

A Look Back: Editor Speaks

December 2022 |

The Christmas Season is upon us! Soon it will be time to trim your Christmas tree, hang your decorations and most importantly, spend time with those you love. I am very excited to share this special issue with all of…

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Remembering a Local Hero

Remembering a Local Hero

December 2022 |

Questo articolo è un omaggio a John T. Frisina, un capitano dei Marines degli Stati Uniti. Frisina era un veterano americano, combattette nella guerra del Vietnam. Frisini frequentò il Pentagon's War College dove imparò la lingua vietnamita. Quando fu schierato…

Happy 80th Birthday!

Happy 80th Birthday!

December 2022 |

Annette Kristosik turned 80 on November 24. Her family, including 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren celebrated this milestone with a wonderful dinner at Michaelangelo's Restaurant in the only place she has ever lived, Little Italy. We wish her a Happy…

A Look Back: Studying Abroad, a True Gift
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