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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...
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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...

Remembering Alfonso D'Emilia

February 2019 |
The Italian American community of Cleveland lost a leader, an intellectual, a gentleman, and a friend this past October 2018. Alfonso D’Emilia was 90-years-old when he passed away after a short illness. He was the beloved husband for 63 years of...

Café Arnone: An Authentic Italian Coffee Bar

February 2019 |
When I first saw the big, orange sign go up on the front of Fairlawn’s new Café Arnone, I thought, “Oh, great; another national chain.” It looked too polished, too organized, too modern to be locally owned, but it is. nd it’s polished because the...

Artisan Anthony's

February 2019 |
Growing up in the restaurant industry, Anthony Quagliata is no stranger around the kitchen. From dishwashing to bussing tables to running a kitchen as the Executive Chef, Anthony is experienced in every facet of restaurant life. It all started when...

Saving History - Remembering Nicolena "Lil" Abate

January 2019 |
I often talk about the past of the Italian American Community of Northeast Ohio and the work that I do within the community and at the Western Reserve Historical Society to assure that it is preserved in the Italian American Collection. The history...
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