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New Orleans apologizes for 1891 lynching of Italian Americans

By On October 16, 2019

Eleven people accused of killing the city’s police chief were murdered by a vigilante mob By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo Little has been mentioned in American history books about an event that occurred in… Read More


Sicilian history and culture live on in ancient sanctuary

By On October 1, 2019

Gibilmanna offered solitude as well as view from the mountaintop By Jeanne Mae Outlaw Cannavo During a recent visit to Sicily I had the occasion to visit the Sanctuary of Gibilmanna. Situated… Read More


Difficult cold-calling and boldly audacious name-dropping

By On March 5, 2019

By Charlie Sacchetti As I look back, it must have been in the early ‘70’s. I was still living home in Philadelphia and it was a long hot summer. Not only was… Read More


Christmas in Italy

By On December 10, 2018

By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo This time of year can get hectic. Every-one’s getting ready for Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, it has also taken on the theme of celebrating… Read More


Welcome to Switzerland – Italian spoken here

By On September 17, 2018

By Joe Cannavo If  This month’s front page is not an Italian topic, per se; it is Swiss. Why would the Italian-American Herald include a Swiss feature in a publication for Italian… Read More

St. Peter’s Church is situated in Caveoso, just outside the City of Matera.

Explore Basilicata, the Hidden Region

By On July 12, 2018

St. Peter’s Church is situated in Caveoso, just outside the City of Matera. By Joe Cannavo When an Italian American speaks of his/her Italian ancestral roots and says the family’s origins are… Read More


‘The World Series Ring’, Part 1: The Shiny Secret

By On June 21, 2018

By Richard A. DiLiberto Jr., Esq. The shimmering, colorful fishing lures were neatly arranged in the old man’s tackle box. Fake frogs, minnows and grasshoppers seemed to come alive, and speak to… Read More


OPERA at the BEACH 2018

By On March 20, 2018

“Una Serata di Musica Classica” UNICO Rehoboth Area’s annual fundraiser “OPERA at the BEACH” will be held on Saturday evening, April 14, 2018 at 7:00pm at Saint Edmond Church in Rehoboth Beach,… Read More


More to explore from Emilia-Romagna region than Lambrusco

By On May 8, 2017

It is perhaps Italy’s oldest family of grapes, but Reunite tarnished its image By Frank Cipparone In a nation that has pride in its cuisine, no region is more noted for its… Read More

Sebastian Vettel of the Scuderia Ferrari team

Italian Ferrari team gunning for Formula One glory

By On May 8, 2017

By Gabe Spadaccini With the 2017 Formula One racing season underway, the Scuderia Ferrari team based in Maranello, Italy, is prepared for their best season in nearly 10 years in the international… Read More