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Nominate an Honoree for Cleveland Italian Heritage Month

April 2017 |
The city of Cleveland kicks off Italian American Heritage Month with a celebration at City Hall on the first Monday in October. This year, the event will be on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Councilman Matt Zone...
Local News > Cleveland

Italian Classes at the WRHS Cleveland History Center

April 2017 |
Instructor Serena Scaiola will teach Beginning Italian and Intermediate Italian this spring at the Cleveland History Center in University Circle. Both are 8-week courses and are designed for individuals with little to no previous knowledge of...
Local News > Youngstown

Mike T. Lariccia: Beloved Leader of Smoky Hollow

April 2017 |
In many communities, a member often wins respect and recognition because of his involvement with the people with whom he is working and among those he serves. He is not admired because of his wealth, education or position. Michael T. Lariccia, a...

Benedictine Italian Heritage Club Festa

April 2017 |
The Italian Heritage Club of Benedictine High School will sponsor its 27th annual Festa on Saturday, April 29 at the high school. Hon. Basil M. Russo, National President of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America, will be honored as “Person...
Local News > Cleveland

Opera in the Italian Garden in Cleveland

April 2017 |
The Italian Cultural Garden will feature Opera in the Italian Garden this year, a free annual event established in 2008 honoring Italian culture and heritage. The event will take place on July 30, 2017, and it is open to everyone. Established in...
Local News > Cleveland

Events and Entertainment at Local Winery

April 2017 |
CLE Urban Winery è una cantina nata nel 2015 per portare a Cleveland Heights vino artigianale di qualità a prezzi contenuti ed appuntamenti mensili, spesso accompagnati da musica dal vivo in un ambiente urbano e vibrante. Lo spazio...
Local News > Youngstown

107-year-old Di Muzio Home Still Shelters Descendants

March 2017 |
On the lower West Side of Youngstown, OH in the Steelton neighborhood, proudly stands a well-kept, red brick, three-story dwelling that is unique and a possible record holder in this city. 360 Elberen St. bares witness to the history not only of...

Saving History: The Fragapane Family Immigration Album

March 2017 |
Immigration is the first chapter in the history of Italians in America. Immigration stories answer important questions like why did a person or family leave Italy, how did they travel and where did they settle when they arrived in the U.S. They are...
Local News > Cleveland

Legendary Rocker Sonny Geraci Remembered

March 2017 |
Sonny Geraci, best known as the lead singer for the legendary rock group The Outsiders died last month at the age of 69. Emmett Peter “Sonny” Geraci was a street kid growing up in Cleveland to the music of Motown and the British...
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