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An Italian American Star from Hoboken

March 2021 |
Hoboken was not only the birthplace of Italian American crooners Jimmy Roselli and Frank Sinatra. Italian American actor Joe Pantoliano was also born in the northern New Jersey town. Pantoliano is a phenomenal actor, who is perhaps best known for...

Italian Women Taking the Lead

March 2021 |
In expressing their thoughts on paper, Veronica Gambara, Vittoria Colonna and Grazia Deledda brought the intimacy of their worlds into public view. Two wrote during the Renaissance, one wrote during the early years of Italy as an independent...

A Look Back: Springtime in Tuscany

March 2021 |
As we start to think about Spring here is a Look Back at an article from March 2015 titled “Springtime is Tuscany.” We hope that soon we will be able to travel and see these beautiful sites. Please continue to support La Gazzetta Italiana and if...

PUNCH ABRUZZO The Satisfying Sip Everyone Deserves!

March 2021 |
In 1907 in the small mountain town of Borrello, Italy, lived Antonio Evangelista. Highly appreciated and respected as the town’s mayor, he was known for his strong passion for alchemy.  During the long and cold winter evenings, the Mayor had...

11 Italian Greats in Sports and Italian Insights

March 2021 |
“11 Italian Greats in Sports and Italian Insights” by Al Bruno is an Italian sports and culture publication presenting some of his best Italian sports stories and Italian cultural insights. Al Bruno’s insights reveal Italian events and cultural...

On the Cover: St. Joseph's Day

March 2021 |
On March 19, many in the Christian world celebrate St. Joseph’s Day, the principal feast day of St. Joseph. Saint Joseph, as we know, was the husband of the Virgin Mary and Jesus’ legal father. While this day is not a holy day of obligation for...

Baseball Legend Tommy Lasorda Passed Away

February 2021 |
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) sends its condolences to the family of Tommy Lasorda who passed away on January 7, 2021 at the age of 93.  As a World Series champion, MLB Hall of Famer and former manager of the Los Angeles...

The Thunderous Calabrian

February 2021 |
A una volta, c'erano molti campioni italiani di boxe ma adesso, non si sentono più molti nomi italiani come in passato per questo sport. Benché non siano le ragioni certe, è evidente che le persone italiane nelle comunità americane non sono più...

The Life of Richard Crenna

February 2021 |
Richard Crenna fu un attore molto popolare. Benché avesse molti ruoli di personaggi irlandesi, aveva origini italo-americane. Crenna si laureò all'Università di Southern California ebbe il primo ruolo nel programma “Our Miss Brooks”e poi  il...
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