La Gazzetta Italiana

Carciofo

January 2017
Tis the season when the price of artichokes is more reasonable. John Anselmo of Farmer Jones Indoor Market in Maple Heights estimates artichokes may be priced as high as $50 per case when out of season. December/January (in season months) one can...


Learn Italian at the WRHS Cleveland History Center

January 2017
The Cleveland History Center is pleased to offer another series of Basic Italian Language Classes taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching experience at all levels in several local...


IAPBC holds 78th annual Viva La Panza fundraiser

January 2017
Oltre 660 ospiti hanno partecipato a Viva La Panza, una raccolta fondi per borse di studio a favore di studenti di origine italiana svoltasi lo scorso 26 ottobre. L’impeccabile esecuzione e la generosità dei partecipanti hanno...


January 2017 events

January 2017
La Befana tops the month’s festivities. The friendly witch is celebrated on the Epiphany and all of the youngsters who have “been good” can expect gifts, while naughty children receive pieces of coal. The La Befana legend...


Premier designate Paolo Gentiloni was asked to form a new government

January 2017
The December 4 vote in Italy resulted in a new prime minister and cabinet team. Italy’s youngest premier ever, Matteo Renzi, resigned because his plan for an overhaul of the legislature was solidly rejected by nearly 60% of the voting...


Italians earn much less than their peers in other western countries

January 2017
Italians starting professional careers earn much less than their peers in other western countries. Per a U.K. 2016 Global 5-Remuneration Planning Report, Italy came in last among the 15 western European nations ranked. Switzerland ranked first...


Five Star Movement has called for a referendum on ditching the euro

January 2017
Alessandro DiBattista of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement has called for a referendum on ditching the euro which could be a key issue in the next election. DiBattista said he is not opposed to an exit from the European Union but did...


Two cans filled with 20,000 euros to bribe a bid lock for a landfill

January 2017
Two biscuit cans filled with 20,000 euros were presented as a “gift” to Mayor Franco Metta of Puglia. The Mayor claimed that a waste management executive walked into his town office with the cans to bribe a bid lock for a landfill. The...


Vandals destroyed 400,000 bottles of sparkling wines

January 2017
South of Pavia in the Lombardy hills, vandals destroyed 400,000 bottles of sparkling wines on the grounds of the Conte Vistarino Winery. The vandals drained the refrigerated steel tanks where Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, and other varieties...


Restrictions on motor vehicles to cut down on air pollution

January 2017
Milan, Rome and Naples are cities that have introduced restrictions on cars and other motor vehicles to cut down on high levels of air pollution. Polluting petrol cars and some diesel cars have been banned from streets because of the smog on...


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