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Saving History - WRHS Celebrates 150 Years of Sharing Our Stories

May 2017 |
If you read this column regularly, you know that I usually write about the WRHS Italian American Collection. I share stories about building the collection, items within the collection and the programs, events and exhibits undertaken to bring the...
Local News > Youngstown

Italian American Heritage Festival in Warren

May 2017 |
This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the Warren Italian American Festival in downtown Warren on the Courthouse Square. The four-day celebration will be active from August 10 through the 13 and the hours will span the entire afternoon. Decorated...
Local News > Pittsburgh

Hillsville, Pennsylvania: The Quarry Town Where Our Story Began

May 2017 |
In 1896, Ascienzo Grilli and his wife, the former Elizabeth Strizzi, gave birth to my great grandfather, Berardino Grilli, one of six boys. They lived in Villa Sant'Angelo, a small Abruzzo village in the foothills of the Gran Sasso mountain range....

Alta Club - Toasting Friendship

May 2017 |
I membri dell’Alta House Club di Little Italy a Cleveland si sono riuniti per celebrarne il 50° anniversario della fondazione. Tra loro erano presenti anche due dei fondatori, Matt Gambatese e Tom Vitale, che hanno ricordato la prima...

Next Stop: Italy

May 2017 |
2017, Cincinnati Presented by the Hon. Consulate of Italy in Cleveland & Ohio  A journey to discover Italy, its brilliance, innovation, and excellence anchored in the present and driven by an unparalleled past. This exhibition encourages...
Local News > Cleveland

War & Art - Destruction and protection of Italian Cultural Heritage during WWI

May 2017 |
Opening June 2017Western Reserve Historical SocietyPresented by the Hon. Consulate of Italy in Cleveland & Ohio and WRHS  This photographic exhibition, based on images from the Museo Centrale del Risorgimento’s archives in Rome,...

Drs. Fioritto Open Tuscan-Style Dental Office in Concord

May 2017 |
Fioritto Family Dental è lieto di annunciare l’apertura di una seconda sede a Concord, che affianca la struttura avviata 47 anni fa a Mentor dal Dott. Henry Fioritto. Lo studio fornisce una gamma completa di servizi e questa...

Smokin’ Q’s and their Texas-Style Ribs!

May 2017 |
Executive Chef Zach Ladner of Beachwood’s Giovanni Ristorante brings to the recently opened Smokin’ Q’s Restaurant in Mayfield Village his unique Texas-style barbeque spare ribs, brisket and pulled pork with a Mexican influence. A...

Newly Appointed Consul of Italy in Detroit

May 2017 |
On March 16, Consul Maria Manca officially took up her duties as Consul of Italy at the Consulate of Italy in Detroit, responsible for the States of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. Manca was born in Ozieri (Sassari) in 1982 and...
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