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Wine Making in Pittsburgh's Strip District

November 2016 |
It's wine-making time in Pittsburgh. The leaves are changing color, there's a cold snap in the air and the smell of grapes fermenting is everywhere in the Strip District. As early as 6 a.m., you can see the cars and pick-ups rolling up to the...

His Zucchini is Bigger Than a Baseball Bat!

November 2016 |
Harvest time is virtually over for everyone but retired butcher Armand DiGeronimo of Novelty, OH; his summertime Sicilian zucchini will be the talk of the town into winter because of their colossal size. The seeds donated from a St. Anselm Catholic...

Dominic’s Dream: A "Grand Slam" of Success

November 2016 |
Ogni anno UH Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital si prende cura di circa 800 pazienti affetti da rare malattie del sangue tra cui emofilia, anemia aplastica, talassemia e disordini piastrinici. Una diagnosi precoce, unita ad un tempestivo e...
Local News > Cleveland

Recovering Right at Home

November 2016 |
Mary Girardi of Willoughby is a long-time sufferer of Multiple Sclerosis and is currently undergoing treatment for cancer. Needing help at home because her sister, Gina, works in customer service and her 10-year-old nephew, Gabriel, is at school,...
Local News > Cleveland

Little Italy’s Columbus Day Parade

November 2016 |
A record number 121 units performed before a record crowd at Cleveland's Little Italy’s Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 10. Leading the bands, politicos, Italian lodges, and clubs were Cleveland’s very own Mayor Frank Jackson and...
Local News > Cleveland

Saving history: Professor Pietro Oddo and the Verdi Italian Band

November 2016 |
The Italian Banda, a band comprised mostly of brass instruments, can be traced back in Italy to the early 19th century. It has its roots in the military band tradition. The bande brought opera and classical music to those who could not afford to...
Local News > Cleveland

Letter from Mayor Frank Jackson

October 2016 |
As Mayor and as a man of Italian descent, I am proud to celebrate Italian American Heritage Month in Cleveland. Italian Americans build upon the diversity of our city in all areas from history and art to education and economic development. Since...
Local News > Cleveland

Saving history: Last Year in the Past

October 2016 |
Each year a number of activities are undertaken through efforts of the Western Reserve Historical Society and by me as Curator for Italian American History to save the history of our Italian American community. While some of those activities are...
Local News > Youngstown

The First Italians in Trumbull County, Ohio

October 2016 |
Nel numero del 5 marzo 1857, il Portage Sentinel annunciò la scoperta di un fossile sul terreno di una fattoria che sarebbe poco dopo diventato il villaggio di Coalburg, nella Contea di Trumbull. La scoperta fu del tutto accidentale,...
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