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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

Three Kings parade

New year in Italy means more than confetti

By On January 26, 2017

By Joe Cannavo Growing up in an immigrant home in the ’50s and ’60s, I recall that Santa Claus never appeared in public until the Thanksgiving Day Parade. And the day after… Read More

Community Events

Scenes from Vendemmia

By On November 16, 2016

Photos by Fred Bourdon… Read More