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Sandy Pianalto, former President & CEO of the U.S. Federal Reserve System's Fourth District

November 2018 |
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Sandy Pianalto, former President & CEO of the U.S. Federal Reserve System's Fourth District, headquartered here in Cleveland. Sandy was born in Valli Del Pasubio, a small town in the Veneto...

Joseph Mandato, a "Doughboy" from Collinwood

November 2018 |
A photograph of Joseph (Giuseppe) Mandato in his WWI Army uniform hangs prominently on the second floor of the Highland Heights home of his daughter Victoria Mandato Thomas. It is placed so that Victoria can see her father every night before going...

2018 Cleveland Italian Heritage Month Honorees

October 2018 |
In celebration of Italian Heritage Month in the city of Cleveland, the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee is proud to honor the following outstanding Italian Americans for their contributions and service to our community. Tom Cirincione...

News from the Consulate

October 2018 |
AVVISO AL PUBBLICO Si informa il pubblico che il Consolato On. d’Italia a Cleveland è chiuso. Tutti i servizi saranno erogati dal Consolato d’Italia a Detroit fino a nuova comunicazione. Per informazioni si prega di consultare il sito...
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The Oblate Sisters of Villa Maria: from Italy to the Youngstown Area

October 2018 |
The Italian word “oblato” means “offered.” The Oblates of the Sacred Heart of Jesus have called the Diocese of Youngstown home for almost seven decades. They continue to dedicate their ministry, individually and collectively, as an offering to God....

Woodland Avenue Reunion

October 2018 |
A unique gathering took place recently at St. Noel Parish Hall in Willoughby Hills. It was a reunion of classmates of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grade School and residents of the E. 110th and Woodland Ave. neighborhood. It was a magical afternoon as...

"Taranta on the Road" Cleveland Premiere

October 2018 |
Thursday, Oct. 4 - “Taranta on the Road” Cleveland PremiereCapitol Theater. Pre-film dinner: Il Rione 5:30-7 p.m.Amira and Tarek arrive on the coast of Italy and find themselves seeking help with their journey from an Italian band of musicians who...

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...

Viva la Panza - An 80-Year Tradition for the Italian American Professional and Businessmen's Club

October 2018 |
Viva la Panza, “hooray for the stomach” or “joy to the belly” according to an article published March 29, 1943 in the Akron Beacon Journal, described the event as a tradition to eat until your knife and fork scream for help! Started a few years...
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