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Dr. Sam Cimino, a dentist and a sailor, envisions his archive in a museum

By On September 21, 2016

By Pete Kennedy Sam Cimino’s wife says that when he takes an interest in something, he’s like a dog with a bone that won’t let go. For example, he has been involved… Read More

Ron Oronzio

Meet your Vendemmia master of ceremonies

By On August 16, 2016

Super organizer Ron Oronzio has chaired annual festival for more than a decade By Pete Kennedy Before Ron Oronzio deployed to Vietnam as a teenager in 1966, he spent 18 months at… Read More

John and Joanne Lacca

World Cup-inspired entrepreneurs

By On August 16, 2016

John and Joanne Lacca of Tutto Italiano follow the festivals to sell gifts and apparel By Pete Kennedy John Lacca remembers growing up in South Philadelphia, marching in the Columbus Day Parade… Read More

Domenico Grasso

A holistic approach to education

By On August 15, 2016

UD provost Grasso seeks to graduate big thinkers By Pete Kennedy When the University of Delaware opened its Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory, known around campus as ISE-Lab, in 2013, it felt… Read More


Mark Squilla represents his boyhood stomping grounds

By On May 26, 2016

Mark Squilla got involved in politics because he wanted his children to have a safe playground. By Pete Kennedy Mark Squilla clearly loves the city and neighborhood where he grew up. “Tonight,… Read More


An Enterprising Educator

By On May 12, 2015

Dr. Jack Varsalona visits more than 300 classrooms each year. The Wilmington University president says that talking directly to students helps him make sure the school is meeting their needs. “I learn… Read More