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Thomas A. Lombardo, Sr.: Beloved Pediatrician and WWII Hero

December 2021 |
Il Dott. Thomas A. Lombardo era un pediatra ben conosciuto nella sua comunità. Dopo aver servito durante Seconda Guerra Mondiale, ha lavorato a West New York. Giacché parlava italiano, poteva comunicare con gli immigrati che abitavano in questa...

Legendary Coach Jim Valvano Never Quit

December 2021 |
Jimmy Valvano era un allenatore ben conosciuto quando stava nel North Carolina State University. Benché sia morto quasi 30 anni fa, è ancora ricordato per il suo talento di allenatore. Valvano era anche un giornalista televisivo che lavoravo per i...

On the Cover: The World's Oldest Nativity Scene

December 2021 |
The underground Chapel of the Nativity in the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome, known to Italians as Santa Maria Maggiore, once contained at least six marble nativity statues sculpted by Arnolfo di Cambio in the late 13th century.  Arnolfo...

A Look Back: The Biggest Christmas Tree in the World

December 2021 |
The Christmas season is here, houses will be filled with family and friends and the Christmas trees will be shining. I hope all of you take time to share important traditions and the religious significance of this important feast. Celebrations...

A Tribute to Bishop Anthony M. Pilla

November 2021 |
Bishop Anthony M. Pilla was born in 1932 to Libera and George Pilla. Although he grew up in Glenville on the east side of Cleveland, his Italian heritage was always with him. Both his parents came from Colle Sannita in the province of Benevento,...

On the Cover: Cleveland Bishop Anthony M. Pilla Laid to Final Rest

November 2021 |
Retired Bishop Anthony M. Pilla of Cleveland, who led initiatives to bring diverse communities together to overcome poverty, racism and social inequity, died Sept. 21 at age 88, the Diocese of Cleveland said. Bishop Edward C. Malesic of Cleveland...

A Look Back: La Dolce Vita

November 2021 |
We, at La Gazzetta Italiana, are very grateful to all of you that subscribe, advertise, or carry the newspaper in your businesses. Without you, we would not be here today. Please take the time to give us your feedback. If you have a passion for...

A Look Back: My Trip to Castel di Sangro

October 2021 |
It is that time of year again, Italian Heritage Month! It is the perfect time to celebrate all the accomplishments of the Italian American community, not only today but in years past; and there are a lot! From the great traditions of food to the...

On the Cover: Barrea Lake

October 2021 |
The Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo (National Park of Abruzzo) was established in 1923 to protect nature and to save certain wild animals from extinction. It is in the heart of the central Apennines between the Abruzzi, Lazio and Molise regions and its...
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