Local News

Let's Talk About "Lit"

February 2017 |
For about five years, Connie Sancetta, Italian American Cultural Foundation president and WRHS Council on Italian American History chairperson, has been hosting a small group of people who meet to discuss Italian and Italian American literature....
Local News > Cleveland

D'Agostino & Little Italy's Roman Gardens

February 2017 |
In more recent times, it’s the Trattoria Roman Gardens at 12207 Mayfield Rd. in Little Italy. But, during yesteryears, it was simply Roman Gardens and the food and fame were co-owned and served by the D’Agostino family: Domenic and his...

This White House and The Quagliata's

January 2017 |
The Quagliata family is acclaimed as owners and operators of some of the area’s finest restaurants. The continental awards-winning Giovanni’s Ristorante in Beachwood, Alfredo’s at Holiday Inn Mayfield, Crostatas in Highland...

Memories are Made of This - Fr. Stanley Klasinski, Pastor St. Clare Parish, Lyndhurst, Ohio

January 2017 |
Padre Stanley Klasinski, Pastore di St. Clare Parish, a Lyndhurst, è recentemente tornato a Sant’Agata di Militello per visitare i luoghi di provenienza della madre, emigrata negli Stati Uniti a soli dieci anni. Il racconto del...
Local News > Cleveland

Matt Zone

January 2017 |
Matt Zone, Consigliere Comunale di Cleveland di origine italiana, è stato eletto presidente della Lega Nazionale delle Città (NLC) durante l’ultimo giorno dei lavori del convegno annuale svoltosi a Pittsburgh lo scorso novembre....
Local News > Cleveland

Saving history: Where's the Chef?

January 2017 |
One of my duties as Curator for Italian American History is to assist researchers with inquiries into Italian American history, be it for genealogy, school projects, articles, books, or general interest. I often direct researchers to the resources...

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...
Local News > Youngstown

Mary Papaolo Facchini: A Successful Life in the Mahoning Valley Nourished by Strong Italian Roots

January 2017 |
My mother, Maria/Mary, was born in 1931 in Sulmona, Italy during the Great Depression to parents of very modest means. Actually, her life was not much different from that of her parents or even her grandparents. The house had no running water or...
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