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Infiorata di Noto: a spring festival not to be missed

By On 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

Festivals & Events

Rome celebrates the Catholic tradition of Ash Wednesday

By On March 1, 2019

Biblical symbol of penance viewed as renewal of baptismal promise By Joseph T. Cannavo This year Ash Wednesday falls on March 6, which officially begins Lent, the 40-day period when Catholics and… Read More

Arts & Entertainment

Buon Ferragosto: The Feast of the Assumption also marks the day when Italy ‘closes’ for rest of summer

By On August 30, 2018

By Joe Cannavo If you are Italian American and a devout Catholic who has never been to Italy you probably recognize the date of Aug. 15 as the Feast of the Assumption.… Read More

Festivals & Events

Parade celebrates Italy’s Festa della Repubblica

By On June 21, 2018

By Joe Cannavo June 2 is a holiday in Italy, the Festa della Repubblica in celebration of the referendum that took place on June 2, 1946, in which all Italians (including women… 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

Community Events

Community Events

By On May 3, 2017

May 7 SWEDESBORO, N.J. — The St. Alfio Committee at St. Clare of Assisi Parish will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Feast of St. Alfio. Mass will be offered up in… Read More

Community Events

April 2017 Community Events

By On April 17, 2017

April 1 WILMINGTON — The Giuseppe Verdi Lodge will hold its annual Rabbit Night at the club  located at 1806B Newport-Gap Pike in Wilmington. For details, call Pinuccia Scalora at (302) 998-6191. ATLANTIC… Read More

Pete Giorgi cooks with sister Josephine, nephew Joe Giorgi (current president of Giorgi Kitchens) and Joe’s wife, Dawn.
Business News

Co-founder credits community service with Giorgi Kitchens’ success

By On February 20, 2017

By Pete Kennedy Early in his career, Pete Giorgi Sr. worked as an engineering technical illustrator at DuPont, in the atomic energy department that was responsible for designing the Savannah River nuclear… Read More

Community Events

Check out fashion icon’s chic boutique, then head to Florida

By On February 20, 2017

By Barbara Ann Zippi Every season in Cape May, N.J., has its beauty, and Christmas Day was no exception. You can find delicious Italian food and service at Sapore Italiano on South… Read More

Community Events

A Mass for the ‘light of the world’

By On February 17, 2017

Purification of Mary comes 40 days after the birth By Joe Cannavo Epiphany is gone and in the minds of Italian Americans and even some Italians, the holidays are really over. However,… Read More