La Gazzetta Italiana

Fiat employees announced a strike over the acquisition of soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo by Juventus

August 2018
Fiat employees in the southern town of Melfi announced a strike in mid-July over the acquisition of soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo by Turin team Juventus. Both Juventus and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which has a large plant in Melfi, are part...


Locals in Rome have taken to the streets to cover the city's potholes with spray paint

August 2018
Locals in Rome have taken to the streets to cover the city’s infamous potholes with spray paint. The basta buche (enough holes) movement was launched by mother Graziella Viviano who claims her 26-year-old daughter’s death in a motorcycle accident...


Rome's parks and gardens are now in the hands of inmates with green thumbs

August 2018
Rome’s parks and gardens are now in the hands of inmates with green thumbs. The initiative, a joint project of the city and justice ministry, aims to smooth prisoners’ reintegration into society once their sentence has been served. About 100...


George Clooney is recovering after a motorcycle accident which happened in Sardinia

August 2018
American actor George Clooney is recovering after a motorcycle accident which happened in Sardinia where he is filming his latest TV series, “Catch-22.” A car failed to respect the right of way and hit Clooney’s scooter. The actor fell and slammed...


Ivrea Added to UNESCO World Heritage Site List

August 2018
The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural) World Heritage Site list has recently increased, adding 19 new places around the world to its list of sites deemed to have special cultural or physical significance to the world. The...


"Critical Cover-Up"

August 2018
Margie Miklas is an award-winning author, recently retired critical care nurse, social media manager, travel blogger, and a contributing writer to La Gazzetta Italiana. Her book “Critical Cover-Up” hit the market in September 2017 and is receiving...


Local Attorney, Steve Dimengo Represents Cincinnati Reds in "Bobblehead Battle"

August 2018
Local Attorney and NOIA member Steve Dimengo is currently representing a Major League Baseball team in a sales and use tax case against Joseph W. Testa, the tax commissioner of Ohio. The dispute arose after the Ohio Tax Commission audited the...


August 2018 Events

August 2018
Puccini Festival, Lucca, Tuscany. The 64th edition of this opera festival is packed with performances of Puccini classics in the famous Great Open Air Theatre throughout the month of August. Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – The Three Tenors Classic...


Italian American History Presentation in Liberty Township

July 2018
The William H. McGuffey Historical Society hosted La Gazzetta contributing writer Ben Lariccia and award-winning realtor Connie Tarr-Bostardi to speak before the group on local Italian American history at its May 19 meeting. Richard Scarsella,...


Italy in July

July 2018
If you’re looking for sunshine and heat, Italy is the place to be in July. It’s high season for tourism so crowds and high prices are also the norm. However, this shouldn’t deter you from visiting the country during this month. The...


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