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Italian Language Lessons at WRHS

April 2019 |
The Cleveland History Center, in collaboration with NOIA Foundation is pleased to continue offering a series of Basic and Intermediate Italian Language classes taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching...

To Be or Not to Be an Italian Citizen: This is THE Question!

March 2019 |
NOIA Foundation and Western Reserve Historical Society hosted a presentation on recognition of Italian citizenship for individuals of Italian descent born in the United States. Despite an unusually brutal cold that gripped Cleveland for a few days...
Local News > Youngstown

John S. Gentile (Salvatore Gentili) - Successful Restaurateur and Importer

March 2019 |
I primi italiani ad insediarsi nella valle del Mahoning arrivarono durante la guerra del carbone del 1873, quando 7.500 minatori in sciopero furono rimpazziati da immigrati italiani e afroamericani della Virginia portati dai proprietari delle...

James J. Malatesta Celebrates 100 Years

March 2019 |
By the grace of God, James Malatesta will turn 100-years-old on March 30, 2019. Jim was born in Syracuse, NY and moved to Cleveland’s Little Italy in 1924 at the age of 5. He is the oldest living graduate of Murray Hill School. Jim and his wife,...

An Invitation to Discover Our Ancestors' Traditions

March 2019 |
Please accept our invitation to re-discover our ancestors’ traditions at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel West. We continue to have Mass in Italian at 10 a.m. every Sunday and Stations of the Cross in Italian during Lent. We celebrate the changing of the...

Calling All Little Italy Homeowners and Gardeners

March 2019 |
Since March is the month of spring and blossoms, it’s time to think ahead to our yards and gardens. Little Italy has again been selected to be one of the Cleveland neighborhoods participating in GardenWalk Cleveland (GWC). The mission of GWC is to...

The Chapel of the Holy Shroud in Turin Reopens After 2-Year Restoration Project

March 2019 |
Dopo due anni di restauro è stata riaperta a Torino  la Cappella della Sacra Sindone. La cerimonia ufficiale si è svolta lo scorso venerdì 11 gennaio. Ad annunciarlo, tra gli altri, è la NIAF, la Fondazione degli Italo Americani degli Stati...

Bay Properties Co. Celebrates 36 Years

March 2019 |
In 1983, Attorney Michael J. Occhionero and home-builder/realtor Raymond J. Negrelli, on a handshake, formed the partnership known as Bay Properties Co., originally to acquire the Dover Junction Shopping Center and Mall in Bay Village, OH. The idea...
Local News > Youngstown

Marco Antonelli: First Italian in Mahoning County to Attain U.S. Citizenship

February 2019 |
I primi italiani ad insediarsi nella valle del Mahoning arrivarono durante la guerra del carbone del 1873, quando 7.500 minatori in sciopero furono rimpazziati da immigrati italiani e afroamericani della Virginia portati dai proprietari delle...
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