People

Erminia Matticchio

April 2021 |
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) sends its condolences to the family of Erminia Matticchio who passed away at the age of 100 on February 14. Matticchio was the mother of Emmy Award-winning television host, author and restaurateur...

The Life of Perry Como

April 2021 |
An excellent Italian American crooner and television personality, Perry Como was one of the most successful and popular entertainers of all time. Como was the seventh of 13 children born to his Italian immigrant parents, Pietro and Lucia Como, who...

A Look Back: Easter Traditions

April 2021 |
April is upon us and spring is beginning to show its face. It is time to think green, time for Easter lilies, and time for the arrival of the traditional Easter Bunny. Most importantly, Easter is a time to reflect on our sacrifices and focus on...

On the Cover: The Processione dei Misteri di Trapani

April 2021 |
The Processione dei Misteri di Trapani or simply the Misteri di Trapani (the Procession of the Mysteries of Trapani or the Mysteries of Trapani) is a day-long passion procession featuring 20 floats of lifelike wood, canvas and glue sculptures of...

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...
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