Local News

Italian American Museum of Cleveland to Open Summer 2021

May 2021 |
Last month, signs went up in the windows of 12111 Mayfield Road in Cleveland’s Little Italy announcing the Italian American Museum of Cleveland (IAMCLE). It is slated to open sometime this summer. IAMCLE was founded on Columbus Day 2020 when Hon....

The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions and Unveilings

May 2021 |
Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include Aurelio Lombardo’s “Dido,” an exquisitely carved early 16th-century marble relief sculpture, and a drawing by Giulio Romano directly related to one of the artist’s most important frescoed...

Seton Catholic School Hosts "A Night to Remember...In Venice"

April 2021 |
The coronavirus pandemic upended America’s school systems over the past 13 months as most schools in the nation closed their doors for an extended period to combat the spread of the virus. “Virtual learning” became an everyday term in our...

Quintillo C. "Quinn" Alonzo

April 2021 |
59, A hilarious man of many words and a huge heart; Adored husband of Jacqueline A. (Nee Lanovara); Loving father of Santino (Lisa), Gia Cline (Thomas), Talia, and the late Salvatore; Cherished Poppie of Santino, Carmine, Nina, and Lily; Dearest...

Petitti Garden Centers Celebrates 50 Years

April 2021 |
Behind Petitti Garden Centers is a real family and a family of career employees with a passion for plants. Their life’s work is facilitating your personal connection with nature in a way that promotes well-being on every level. It is this...

A Cultural Legacy to Italy, The Italian Cultural Garden

March 2021 |
Sometimes a magical moment appears and life gently taps us on the shoulder guiding us to something greater than ourselves. Such a revelation happened upon discovering the great dreams and ambitions of a trio of brave Italian men who came from Italy...

Edith Ritch, 1931-2021

March 2021 |
The Italian American community of Trumbull County, OH has lost a dear and remarkable member. Edith née D’Altorio Ritch passed away on January 6 of this year. She left a rich archive of family history, wonderful crafts and a love for the Italian...

Italian River Authentic Cuisine, Warren, OH

February 2021 |
Every business whether large or small has seen some impact during the last [many] months, it has been unavoidable. One new business made a tough decision to open during the most difficult business conditions in years. The kitchen is a busy place...

Calabrian Chanukah Celebration Saved by Italian Priest

February 2021 |
Thanks to a Calabrian parish and its leader, the Chanukah lights shined a bit brighter [in December] for a southern Italian congregation led by a former Pittsburgher. With the eight-day holiday nearing its end, Sinagoga Ner Tamid del Sud — the...
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