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After career teaching English, all the world’s her classroom

By On October 1, 2019

By Pete Kennedy Sunday, April 28, will be a busy day for Nancy DiMenco. She’ll be helping to run two events benefiting Italian heritage organizations. First, a meet-the-author event hosted by Friends… Read More

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Feast Day Celebration Honors St. Anthony

By On May 19, 2017

The St. Anthony DiPadova Society will be sponsoring their 95th Annual Feast Day Celebration to honor their patron on Sunday, June 4, 2017. The 95th Annual Feast Day Celebration will be held… Read More

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Big springtime doings in Glenside, Thornton, Lansdowne

By On May 8, 2017

By Barbara Ann Zippi Co-owners Marc Petrosino and Michael Latini of Monkey Boys Productions located in a former steel warehouse in Glenside, Pa., are puppeteers, designers and fabricators. They create puppets, props,… Read More

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UNICO chapters gather food for Rehoboth-area

By On May 8, 2017

Italian-American Herald The UNICO Chapters of Delaware District 1 sponsored a “St. Joseph’s Table” to celebrate La Festa di San Giuseppe, a centuries old-tradition to help the poor and downtrodden. A weekend-long… Read More

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How My Mom Got Me off the Bench and in the Game

By On May 8, 2017

By Charles Sacchetti In 1955, I decided that I wanted to be a baseball player. My dad had taken me to my first Phillies game and I was enthralled by the smell… Read More

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Neumann University parties hearty in support of veterans

By On April 17, 2017

By Barbara Ann Zippi Italians rock at Neumann University. Sue Serio of Fox TV 29 joins Lou Costello, 92.1 FM DJ, as they present Rockin’ with the Troops 2 produced by The… Read More

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Sicily to secede from Italy on Liberation Day?

By On April 17, 2017

Tomfoolery on April 1 is a longstanding Italian custom, and includes newspapers By Robert J. Cannavo The end of fascist rule in Italy under Benito Mussolini is celebrated on April 25 each… Read More

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Delmarva UNICO plans bocce tournament May 13 in Milton

By On April 17, 2017

Italian-American Herald LEWES — Members of the Delmarva Chapter of UNICO National met at the home of John and Connie Subelka to form committees and finalize plans for the fourth annual Bocce… Read More

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In the chair of the maestro, getting the kindest cut of all

By On April 17, 2017

By Charles Sacchetti In the 1950s, as a kid growing up in my Southwest Philly neighborhood, I like many others knew where I would spend about an hour or so every third… Read More

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The DNA test and the 6 percent surprise

By On February 20, 2017

By Charles Sacchetti My buddy Stan, one of many friends I’ve met in my work as an outdoor chemical salesman, used one of those DNA tests in his ongoing project to map… Read More