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Maria Teresa Morrison of Rehoboth is a passionate advocate for immersive instruction

By On February 20, 2017

By Pete Kennedy “Italian is the modern Latin.” So says Maria Teresa Morrison, who speaks with some authority on matters of language, having spent 32 years teaching Italian, French and Spanish at… Read More

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UNICO spreads holiday cheer at Harbor Health in Lewes

By On January 27, 2017

Italian-American Herald Members of UNICO-Delaware District 1 and St. Edmond Church Choir gathered at the Harbor Health Rehabilitation Center in Lewes on Dec. 3 to share the spirit  of Christmas.  Patients enjoyed singing… Read More

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Six Freedom Medals awarded at spirited patriotic gala

By On January 27, 2017

By Peg DeGrassa, Delco News Network Standing before an audience of almost 700 attendees, legendary performer and Vietnam veteran Bobby Rydell, choked-up and emotional, proclaimed, “We are united, the United States of… Read More

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Dave, Bobby and I — at one of life’s curious intersections

By On January 27, 2017

By Charles Sacchetti It all started in the spring of 1972. One of the perks of my job, in Temple University’s Athletic Department, involved my using the facilities on a regular basis.… Read More

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Words of St. Francis guide Anthony Albence in his devotion to public service

By On January 27, 2017

By Pete Kennedy Anthony Albence didn’t realize he was preparing for a job safeguarding democracy when he’d listen to college kids try to wriggle out of being punished for sneaking alcohol into… Read More

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Rev. Nick Martorano celebrates the past and future at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church

By On November 30, 2016

By Pete Kennedy “When I was growing up, we thought the whole world was Italian Catholic, because that’s all we saw,” said Rev. Nick Martorano, O.S.A. An Augustinian priest, Martorano has spent… Read More

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Gabriella Finizio follows her Italian passion wherever it leads

By On November 16, 2016

By Pete Kennedy Gabriella Finizio knows the value of speaking a foreign language — and the impediments of not speaking one. “I arrived in the United States without really knowing a word… Read More

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Wilmington pediatrician honored for community service

By On October 6, 2016

Dr. Joseph Storlazzi, a well-known Wilmington pediatrician and Italian-American community supporter, was this year’s recipient of the Wilmington-New Castle Pediatric Association’s Ricardo Castro, M.D. Community Service Award. Dr. Storlazzi, with an office… Read More

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Community service from the ground up

By On October 6, 2016

Journey to the top echelons of city government started in his neighborhood By Pete Kennedy When Michael DiBerardinis first moved to Philadelphia in the ’70s, his adoptive Kensington neighborhood was beset by… Read More

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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