Janice Therese Mancuso

Janice Therese Mancuso is the owner and director of the Italian American Press; founder of the Italian American Heritage Project; founder of Thirty-One Days of Italians, celebrating Italian American Heritage Month; publisher of the e-mail newsletter Tutto Italiano; and author of culinary romance novel Con Amore. For more information, email jtmancuso@earthlink.net.

The Italian Internment

December 2018
On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor – a U.S. naval base on the island of Oahu – destroying or damaging 18 ships and over 300 aircraft and killing or wounding almost 3,500 Americans. The next day, President...


From the Italian American Press - "Royanna: An Extraterrestrial Affair"

November 2018
Is there life on another planet? Have alien civilizations been to earth? What explains the mysterious statues and markings found throughout the world? Blending actual cases of extraterrestrial events, various religious philosophies, mythology, and...


Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with "Thirty-One Days of Italians"

October 2018
Did you know…that the Montessori Method of teaching was developed by an Italian doctor? …that an Italian established the branch banking system in America? …that the popular red wagon was crafted by an Italian? …that an Italian created a...


From the Italian American Press - Italian Through Food

September 2018
One of the greatest cuisines in the world is Italian. It’s on all the “best” and “popular” food lists and, in America, Italian food tours of restaurants, specialty food shops and bakeries are offered in many large cities. In Italy, food is one of...


From the Italian American Press - Sweet Figs, Bitter Greens

August 2018
In una saga ispirata ai ricordi dell’infanzia, il fascino svanito di un’epoca passata abbraccia Lucy Salvatori e i suoi fratelli mentre affrontano le sfide della vita con un padre eccentrico e stravagante, noto come Maestro, che gestisce un piccolo...


From the Italian American Press - My Caruso

July 2018
For 17 years, from his first performance on November 23, 1903 to his last on December 24, 1920, Enrico Caruso sang in 863 performances at the Metropolitan Opera House in NYC. Shortly after his first Met appearance, he began recording songs. Those...


From the Italian American Press - Dream of Venice Series

June 2018
Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is losing its cultural identity. Over the years, it’s been taken over by tourists – most staying just one day – to the extent that UNESCO has warned the city it might be listed as a world...


From the Italian American Press - Out of Rushmore’s Shadow

May 2018
The faces on Mount Rushmore, an American icon, were brought to life by the hands of an Italian immigrant. Luigi Del Bianco, a native of the northeastern region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, was the “chief carver” and “granite expert” for the massive...


From the Italian American Press

April 2018
In 2001, educator and author Ralph J. Ferraro founded the Italian American Press, an online resource providing information and marketing assistance for Italian American writers. In 2011, Ralph transferred ownership of the IAP to Janice Therese...


Thirty One Days of Italians

October 2012
October 1: The Italian Immigrant A day to honor every Italian who journeyed to America from Italy. October 2: Amadeo Pietro Giannini Established the branch banking system in America. (Bank of America) October 3: Guglielmo Marconi Known as the...


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