La Gazzetta Italiana

Little Italy: Los Angeles

September 2019
Gli immigrati italiani hanno avuto un ruolo fondamentale nel plasmare le radici di Los Angeles. All'inizio del XIX secolo, arrivarono alla ribalta nel centro di El Pueblo, ora un monumento storico ufficialmente riconosciuto per la storia messicana....


September Birthdays

September 2019
As summer nears its end and fall quickly approaches, we celebrate some of our famous Italians this month.  Academy award-winning actress Sophia Loren turns 85 on September 20. Born in Rome, Loren was named as one of the 25 greatest female...


Many Dolphins and two whales have been found dead off the Tuscan coast

September 2019
Thirty-two dolphins and two whales have been found dead off the Tuscan coast since the beginning of the year. Autopsies showed many of the animals stopped feeding suggesting they were infected with a virus, possibly measles, experts said. "We...


Open Arms charity ship with 124 rescued migrants on board was banned from entering Italian waters

September 2019
At press time, an Open Arms charity ship with 124 rescued migrants on board was banned from entering Italian waters. The ship waits in limbo amid the latest migrant standoff with Italy’s government. Italy’s anti-immigrant interior minister Matteo...


Two German tourists were fined and asked to leave the city of Venice

September 2019
Two German tourists were fined and asked to leave the city of Venice last month for making themselves a coffee by the steps of the famous Rialto Bridge. Using a newly passed law, police officers fined them €950 ($1,050) for unseemly behavior....


Two U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome. One confessed to the killing of Italian policeman

September 2019
Two U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome in July in connection with the stabbing death of Italian policeman, Mario Cerciello Rega. One of the arrested has reportedly confessed to the killing, at press time. The U.S. students, age 18 and 19 were...


Italian Top Court said, School meal home-packed can be a possible violation of the principies of equality

September 2019
Parents have reacted angrily to a decision by Italy’s top court which states that the right to eat packed lunches in schools is not “unconditional.” Italy’s Supreme Court said that schools should have the autonomy to decide if children are...


Pittsburgh's Little Italy Days

August 2019
Pittsburgh’s Little Italy Days started in 2002 to celebrate Bloomfield’s Italian heritage and create a destination spot for Italian-themed entertainment and food. The event has grown through the years and now lasts four days.  Sal Richetti,...


The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest

August 2019
The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is an annual event in downtown Youngstown, hosted by the Italian Heritage Foundation of Youngstown, Inc. The primary goal of the registered non-profit heritage foundation is to improve the quality of life in...


The Feast in Little Italy Cleveland

August 2019
The biggest festival in Cleveland’s Little Italy kicks off this month on Aug. 15! The Feast of the Assumption, better known as simply “The Feast” to locals, is a 4-day event spanning across five blocks of the city’s Italian hot spot.  Vendors...


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