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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...

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...

Beloved Buffalonian Joey Giambra Succumbs to COVID-19

September 2020 |
Joey Giambra, un italo-americano che abitava in Buffalo, è morto per il COVID in maggio. Giambra era un uomo rispettato nella città per molte ragioni. Lui era un poliziotto, uno scrittore, un poeta, un drammaturgo, e un musicista. Era un'icona in...

A Look Back: Hosting a Wine & Cheese Party

September 2020 |
One of my favorite things to do as the fall season starts is enjoy delicious cheese and a wonderful glass of wine. Even in the current environment we live in, a wine and cheese party with family or close friends can still be a fun event. You can...
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