People

March Birthdays

March 2019 |
In March we remember and celebrate many Italian-born history-makers. On March 6, 1475, one of the most famous Italian Renaissance sculptors of all time was born. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, exerted...

February Birthdays

February 2019 |
February is the birth month to some of our favorite Italians. Italian American actor Joe Pesci best known for his roles in “My Cousin Vinny,” “Home Alone” and “Goodfellas,” among other notable films, was born on Feb. 9 in Newark, NJ. His father’s...

Our Writers (Part 2)

February 2019 |
La Gazzetta Italiana wouldn’t be what it is today without our writers. We are very excited to introduce our readers to some of our regular contributing writers! To our writers: we thank you for your dedication and commitment to La Gazzetta. Your...

Our Writers

January 2019 |
La Gazzetta Italiana wouldn’t be what it is today without our writers. We are very excited to introduce our readers to some of our regular contributing writers! To our writers: we thank you for your dedication and commitment to La Gazzetta. Your...

January Birthdays

January 2019 |
This month we celebrate the birthdays of many notable Italians and Italian Americans. Umberto Eco (Jan. 5, 1932 – Feb. 19, 2016) was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor born in the Piedmont...

Remembering a Friend: Phil Scaffidi

December 2018 |
Membro della Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame dal 2005, Phil Scaffidi è stato un atleta straordinario che si è distinto nel calcio, nella pallacanestro, nel baseball e nell’atletica sulla pista del St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute di Buffalo,...

With Love, from Italy!

November 2018 |
L’attenzione dell’ex chef e neodesigner Vincent Tropepe alla qualità e all’uniformità  che si affiancano alla sua indiscussa creatività sono le caratteristiche che distinguono VT Fashions da altri marchi. Per anni Tropepe ha collaborato senza...

A Tribute to Ilio DiPaolo - Wrestler and Community Benefactor

October 2018 |
Ilio DiPaolo è stato un wrestler ed un ristoratore italiano premiato nel 2003 con il New York State Award conferitogli dal Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Nato in Abruzzo, emigrò prima in Venezuela (dove un agente vide in lui un...

Anthony "Tony" DiMare

October 2018 |
On September 3, 2018, the Italian American community lost one of its proudest, kindest and most intellectual members, Anthony “Tony” DiMare. Tony is survived by the love of his life, Ruth Razem DiMare, his beloved son John, grandchildren Hannah,...
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