People

Quarterback Rick Cassata Into Hall Of Fames

November 2020 |
Outstanding high school athletes frequently possess the tools of stardom in more than one sport, but the Great Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame features more than a few multi-sport notables. Even among the crowd, certain athletes stand out, including a...

Lou's On First

November 2020 |
I primi anni del ventesimo secolo furono tanto difficili per molte persone. Ma per Antonio Pasin, questo periodo fu pieno di speranza. Dopo molti lavori, trovò la sua passione costruì mobili per una compagnia chiamata Venetian Furniture Company....

A Look Back: Little Italy Bakeries Across the U.S.

November 2020 |
As we prepare for the holiday season, we look back on an article from November 2014 written by Malone Dylan. Malone offers us a look into some wonderful bakeries in Little Italys across the U.S. On behalf of all of us at La Gazzetta Italiana, we...

Jimmy Alleva

October 2020 |
Jimmy Alleva is a talented Italian American crooner and tenor. He specializes in classical Neapolitan music, but his shows include romantic old-school Italian American songs. Jimmy was born in the Glendale neighborhood of Queens, NY. He graduated...

Rocky Marciano Had the Will to Win

October 2020 |
Legendary Italian American boxer Rocky Marciano held the heavyweight boxing title from 1952 to 1956. He is the only heavyweight champion to have finished his career undefeated. He had 43 knockout wins and won all 49 of his professional fights....

A Look Back: Editor Speaks

October 2020 |
As we celebrate Italian Heritage Month, it is important now more than ever that we take time to appreciate all that we have and the many great things we as Italians do. This piece titled “Editor Speaks” was written by our late, beloved friend and...

The Life of Enzo Stuarti

September 2020 |
Enzo Stuarti was an Italian American musical theater performer and tenor. He was born in Italy's capital city of Rome on March 3, 1919. His given name was Lorenzo Scapone. Enzo’s parents were Flavio and Maria Scapone. Flavio and Maria emigrated to...

The Music of Italian Women

September 2020 |
Nella musica italiana, ci sono tanti compositori conosciuti in tutto il mondo. Ma, ci sono tre compositrici che non hanno il rispetto che meritano. Antonia Padoani, una compositrice italiana, che naque a Venezia. Giacché ebbe un matrimonio...

The Bronx Tale of Chazz Palminteri

September 2020 |
Chazz Palminteri is perhaps best known as an actor, but he is also a gifted screenwriter, producer and playwright. He was born in the Belmont neighborhood in the NYC borough of the Bronx on May 15, 1952.  Belmont was once a big Italian...
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