La Gazzetta Italiana

Italy in November

November 2018
For most travelers, envisioning a trip to Italy includes long summer days strolling through bustling strade with a refreshing gelato, cooling off with a dip in Lake Como and seeing the rolling Tuscan hills filled with greenery and sunshine. But,...


November 2018 Events

November 2018
Truffle festivals and fairs throughout the country are abundant in November. Craft stands, entertainment and music accompany the delicacy. Oct. 6 – Nov. 25, Alba White Truffle Festival. One of the biggest truffle festivals in Italy brings locals...


A bank manager narrowly avoided jail time for stealing from the rich to give to the poor

November 2018
A bank manager in the small town of Forni di Sopra in the Dolomites narrowly avoided jail time after being convicted of stealing from the rich to give to the poor. Gilberto Bascheria took small amounts of money from wealthy clients and transferred...


The list of potential hosts for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games

November 2018
The list of potential hosts for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games has been narrowed down to Calgary, Stockholm and the combined sites of Italy’s Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The 2026 vote is scheduled for...


Domenico Lucano, the mayor of Riace, was placed under house arrest

November 2018
Domenico Lucano, the mayor of Riace, a small town in Calabria in southern Italy, was placed under house arrest for his alleged involvement in illegal “marriages of convenience” for immigration purposes. Lucano, who was named one of the world’s 50...


A submarine search for the remains of 24 American WWII soldiers in Italy’s Lake Garda

November 2018
A submarine search for the remains of 24 American WWII soldiers whose amphibious vehicle sank in a storm on Italy’s Lake Garda was called off last month. A three-day expedition to find uniforms or remains of the men that drown on April 30, 1945 at...


Italy in October

October 2018
October is Italy’s fall shoulder season, that travel period between peak and off-peak seasons. The weather has usually transitioned from summery and hot to cooler with more probability for rain. But, October is still one of the best times to visit...


Book Review - "Lowellville, Ohio: Murders, Mayhem & More"

October 2018
Roslyn Torella grew up in a little village in northeast Ohio situated on the Mahoning River called Lowellville. As a teenager, she was convinced that Lowellville was the most boring place on Earth. However, in 2013, Roslyn began researching the...


October 2018 Events

October 2018
Oct. 1-7, Clown&Clown Festival, Monte San Giusto, near Macerata and Rome in the Marche region. Shows, plays, exhibitions, workshops, and conferences are the center of these events of clownerie and clown-therapy. Clowns fill the village for over...


Learn Italian at the WRHS Cleveland History Center this Fall

October 2018
The Western Reserve Historical Society is pleased to announce that Basic II level language classes will be offered again this Fall. Classes will be taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching experience at all...


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