People

Mario Andretti: The Italian Driver of the Century

August 2020 |
His passion for motor racing as a youngster in Italy would be fulfilled in America in 1955, arriving with his hopeful family in New York Harbor and looking for a new life with more opportunities. Mario Gabriele Andretti was born in Montona, Italy...

Ennio Morricone

August 2020 |
Ennio Morricone fu un compositore che vinse un Oscar per la sua musica. Lui descrisse le sue composizioni come una cosa che hanno “energia, spazio, e tempo”. Morricone nacque a Roma in 1928 e morì nel 2020. Aveva novantuno anni. Durante la sua...

A Look Back: Crooners and Their Songs

August 2020 |
Quest’articolo fu scritto nell'agosto del 2016 dal deceduto Paul Sciria, scrisse quest’articolo che tratta di cantanti italoamericani.  Lui parlò di Frank Sinatra, un cantante molto famoso negli stati. Lui cantò le canzoni “New York, New...

Yogi Berra and His Famous “Yogisms”

July 2020 |
Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra was an American professional baseball catcher who later took on the roles of manager and coach. Over time, Yogi Berra emerged as baseball’s unofficial ambassador and one of the game’s most admired representatives. As one...

The Life of Bobby Darin

July 2020 |
Bobby Darin was an extraordinary Italian American singer, songwriter and actor. Darin is one of the most prolific entertainers of all time. He performed pop, rock, jazz, and folk music.  Darin was born on May 14, 1936 in Manhattan's East...

The Policeman Who Might Be a Saint

July 2020 |
With police brutality in focus around the world, one priest says it is important to remember a policeman who might one day be declared a saint: Vice-Sergeant Salvo D'Acquisto, an Italian policeman who gave his life for those he had sworn to...

Michael Bublé

July 2020 |
Michael Bublé è un cantante molto popolare, nacque in Canada ma nel 2005, diventò un cittadino italiano. Siccome il cognome è francese, molte persone pensano che lui sia francese, ma in realtà è italiano. I suoi nonni paterni furono di Istria, una...

A Look Back: The Bridges of Rome and Venice

July 2020 |
We are sad that we are still unable to travel to Italy. Family vacations have been postponed or cancelled. Relatives planning on visiting family in the States have had to change their plans. Even though we cannot visit Italy right now, we still...

A Look Back: My Love Affair with Sicily

June 2020 |
In a time where travel is slow and a trip to Sicily seems such a faraway dream, I wanted to take a look back at a favorite travel article of mine. In a wonderful coincidence, Margie Longano Miklas’ travel guide, “My Amalfi Coast Love Affair” is on...
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