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Zesty tomato pie: One of cousin Frank’s signature creations.
People

Cousin Frank’s Tomato Pie

By On July 13, 2018

Zesty tomato pie: One of cousin Frank’s signature creations. By Charlie Sacchetti When I was a kid I thought it was pretty cool that we had a bunch of cousins who lived… Read More

Anthony Bellapigna takes his custom-built pizza truck — a green Ford F-350 with an unmistakable copper oven on the bed — to community events.
Achievers

Anthony Bellapigna’s Commitment to Pizza & Gelato Restaurant, Ariano

By On July 12, 2018

Anthony Bellapigna takes his custom-built pizza truck — a green Ford F-350 with an unmistakable copper oven on the bed — to community events. By Pete Kennedy “Everything tells a story,” Anthony… Read More

People

My Father’s Spunk From Start to Finish

By On June 21, 2018

By Charlie Sacchetti After recent surgery, my recuperation has provided me with a lot of time to think. I remember that during my hospital stay, in late March, my thoughts drifted to… Read More

Achievers

Following His Passion: Son of Shoemaker Goes on Personal Business Path

By On June 21, 2018

By Pete Kennedy Frank Varone grew up the son of a shoemaker, but his parents never intended for him to join the family business. After graduating from high school in 1959 in… Read More

Achievers

Neumann president Dr. Rosalie Mirenda’s work ethic comes from South Philly roots

By On May 8, 2017

By Pete Kennedy “I’m not an early, early riser,” Dr. Rosalie Mirenda says. “I like to be in my bed until 6 o’clock or so, and then I get up to exercise.”… Read More

Local Interests

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

Joseph Rollo
Achievers

Immigrant Joseph Rollo devotes his career to helping others on their journey

By On April 17, 2017

By Pete Kennedy Love brought Joseph Rollo to America. He was a teenager from Sicily when he first visited the United States and met Anna Maria, the woman he would later marry.… Read More

Justin Perillo
Achievers

‘Feisty’ Italian spirit fuels Newark native’s career in NFL

By On February 20, 2017

By Gabe Spadaccini When we think of Italians, certain things come to mind: food, wine, romance, coffee, conversation, etc. Seldom do we think of professional athletes as part of everyday Italian culture,… 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

Paolo Gentiloni
Featured

Italy votes for more coalition, less ‘demolition’

By On February 20, 2017

Prime Minister Gentiloni a sharp change from Renzi ANSA ROME — Italy’s new Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, could scarcely be less like his frenetic forerunner, Matteo Renzi. In place of a provincial… Read More