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Per I Bambini

Giorno di Ringraziamento, then and now

By On November 22, 2019

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino  (and Sara) I never understood why every fourth Thursday in November, if nonni and Mamma always said they missed Thanksgiving. It seemed just like another day in Frosinone. Business… Read More

Per I Bambini

Sara festeggia Halloween

By On November 13, 2019

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino and Sara E` autunno e il tempo i comincia a fare più fresco (It’s autumn) and it the weather is beginning to get cooler and umido (damp) in Frosinone.… Read More

Featured

Where did America get its name?

By On November 13, 2019

Amerigo Vespucci found it first, though not without controversy By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo The focal point of Italian Heritage Month has often been on Christopher Columbus and his “discovery” of America when he… Read More

Per I Bambini

La Stazione Ferroviara di Frosinone

By On November 12, 2019

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino Ah, la stazione! (the train station). Adoro questo posto (I love this place). Ci sono tanti odori buoni (there are lots of good smells) from il bar where they… Read More

History

Racing history comes to life at the Fred Simeone Museum

By On October 29, 2019

By Al Kemp When Fred Simeone was a young man, his father gave him his first car, a used Alfa Romeo 6C 2500. The car was in such a sorry state that… Read More

Per I Bambini

La passeggiata: A time-honored tradition that is not just for people

By On October 29, 2019

By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo The passeggiata in Italy is meant to be a slow, pleasurable and often aimless walk through the towns and cities which has been perfected over the centuries by the… Read More

History

Statue of Verrazzano honors intrepid explorer of Atlantic Coast

By On October 29, 2019

By Richard A. DiLiberto Jr. Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian explorer, was the first European to explore the Atlantic Coast, in 1524. The Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture has erected… Read More

Per I Bambini

Italy’s dog-friendly beaches offer fun and frolic in the summer

By On October 29, 2019

By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo and Sara When I lived in Italy with mamma and nonna they always told me how happy they were that they were able to take me along on their… Read More

History

Language of Corsica: An ancient dialect endures

By On October 16, 2019

Italian-American Herald From the 9th century on, the language of Tuscany contributed to the development of the Corsican language. Prior to this, the language spoken on the island was tied to a… Read More

Per I Bambini

Sara va all’università con mamma per un giorno

By On October 16, 2019

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino This week Sara wants to tell you all about the time that she spent at the American University of Rome where her mamma attended classes. Mamma remembered that I… Read More