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A struggle for independence, and an ongoing secessionist debate

October 10, 2019

With the 2002 election of Chirac, newly appointed Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin was authorized to pick up where Jospin, the former prime minister, left off. Why was Raffarin being given the presidential… Read More

Food & Wine

A ‘20/20’ buyer’s guide to getting the most bang for your buck

October 10, 2019

Frank Cipparone Reading about wine can be interesting, learning about it educational, and drinking it undoubtedly one of life’s pleasures. But, as Italian-American Herald columnist Murray Schulman has pointed out, while shopping… Read More

Food & Wine

Unique geography lends unique character to wines

October 10, 2019

By Jack Polidori Vernaccia di Serapetrona DOCG:  At the beginning of 20th century, less than 50 acres of Vernaccia Nera grape was cultivated. Today, there are about 90 acres, virtually all of them in… Read More

Per I Bambini

Sara e La Torre Pendente

October 10, 2019

By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo It’s springtime and time get out and enjoy la primavera (spring)! I am so excited because mamma, nonna and nonno are traveling to visit friends in Pisa. Of course… Read More

News from Italy

Exhibit traces parallels between ancient China, Roman Empire

October 10, 2019

ROME — A new exhibition at Trajan’s Market titled “Immortal Dead: Treasures from Sichuan in Ancient China,” curated by the museum’s deputy director, archaeologist Jinsha Wang Fang, recently opened and will run through… Read More

News from Italy

È un vero atto d’amore e pura gratitudine

October 10, 2019

NOTO, Sicilia — La 40^ edizione si svolgerà dal 17 al 19 maggio. Il 2 marzo la presentazione della grafica ufficiale Infiorata 2019, il tema sarà “I Siciliani in America” Il sindaco… Read More

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You have to lose a single bead before you can untangle the string

October 10, 2019

By Charlie Sacchetti If any of you think that God has no sense of humor, I invite you to talk to me. At least 60 years ago, probably around the time I… Read More

Achievers

Women inducted as full members as lodge turns a historic corner

October 10, 2019

By Pete Kennedy Denise Alessandrini has spent more than 20 years in the Prince of Piedmont Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. As president of the women’s… Read More

From the Editor

So you say you know about Italian cuisine? Get ready to eat your words

October 10, 2019

By Joseph T. Cannavo This month rather than my usual serious comments about preserving our Italian heritage and showing our Italian pride, I thought that I might write about a dead giveaway… Read More

Festivals & Events

Infiorata di Noto: a spring festival not to be missed

October 10, 2019

City’s Baroque streets teem with elaborate floral creations By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo Noto is blooming. Noto is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is the capital of Sicilian baroque architecture. Colonized in 263… Read More