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IAPBC Scholarship Awards

August 2016 |
The Italian American Businessmen’s Club of Akron and Summit County (IAPBC), Rocco Caponi, chair, announced recent scholarship award winners following a luncheon at Todaro’s Party Center. Area High School recipients each awarded $5,000...

Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2016

August 2016 |
Dal 22 settembre al 13 ottobre 2016 torna l’atteso appuntamento annuale con il Cleveland Italian Film Festival. La manifestazione, dedicata al miglior cinema italiano, va in scena al Cedar Lee Theater a Cleveland Heights,  ad Atlas...

Learn Italian at the WRHS Cleveland History Center this Fall

August 2016 |
Last spring, the Western Reserve Historical Society launched the Basic Italian class taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching experience at all levels in several local Universities. The class was quite...

Steubenville Plans 100th Dean Martin Birthday Festival

August 2016 |
The 21st Annual Dean Martin Festival is already in the planning stage for next June 15 - 17 in his hometown, Steubenville, OH. Born Dino Crocetti on June 7, 1917, Martin sold more records than fellow Rat Packer and Chairman of the Board, “Old...
Local News > Youngstown

Local Italian American Scholar in Italy

August 2016 |
Anthony Dion Mitzel è un caso di “immigrazione inversa”. Docente di lingua inglese e linguistica presso l'Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna a Forlì, è figlio di immigrati italiani negli Stati Uniti....
Local News > Youngstown

Dr. Carla Simonini of YSU

July 2016 |
Since 2010, Dr. Simonini has been Assistant Professor of Italian at Youngstown State University (YSU). She is a frequent writer and conference presenter on Italian American Studies. Recently, she assumed the position of editor of the journal...
Local News > Youngstown

Pope Francis Elevates Youngstown Church to Basilica Status

April 2016 |
In 2014, Pope Francis designated Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church a minor basilica. Founded in 1908, this Roman Catholic parish originally served the Italian community of Central Youngstown, OH. In the following interview, La Gazzetta and Pastor...
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Jimmy's Italian Bakery and Deli, Youngstown

March 2016 |
Not long ago, the Italian American community boasted an array of organizations that fostered the values and customs of "the old country." Many of these institutions are disappearing. Increasingly, people of Italian heritage turn to their Italian...
Local News > Youngstown

St. Anthony's Pizza Makers

February 2016 |
Begun over 40 years ago, the weekly Friday pizza sale at St. Anthony's Church in the Brier Hill section of Youngstown is a testament to the Italian American value of working in community. The initial idea came from Monsignor John DeMarinis,...
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