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From dishwasher in family restaurant to top judge in Family Court

August 30, 2018

By Pete Kennedy Paul Panepinto was standing in line for a ride at Disney World when he had an idea about how to improve Philadelphia’s court system. “I’ve been in line for… Read More

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From the Editor: Modern-day Italian renaissance must not be allowed to falter

August 30, 2018

By Joe Cannavo Recently, while cleaning the clutter in my office, I came upon a British imported pocket-sized Collins English Gem Dictionary. After skimming through the pages, I noticed that it had… Read More

Arts & Entertainment

Buon Ferragosto: The Feast of the Assumption also marks the day when Italy ‘closes’ for rest of summer

August 30, 2018

By Joe Cannavo If you are Italian American and a devout Catholic who has never been to Italy you probably recognize the date of Aug. 15 as the Feast of the Assumption.… Read More

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2018 OLA Italian Festival

August 6, 2018

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Heritage

Surnames and Their Origins

July 13, 2018

FEBO — This surname derives from the first name Febo, which derived from the Greek adjective “phoibòs,” meaning shining used for Apollo. It appears in the vital statistics records in 14 of… Read More

Heritage

How to Talk at Local Italian Festival This Summer

July 13, 2018

Summertime is fun time. Many of us try to get out of the fast lane and kick back at the beach or in the mountains. School children especially love to forget about… Read More

Local News

UNICO Wraps Up 2017-18 Season

July 13, 2018

Italian-American Herald Spring was a busy season for everyone: planting flower and vegetable gardens, putting away winter clothing, bringing out lighter wear and summer furniture, and so much more. For organizations, the… Read More

Donna Rapuano rolls while Dom Michini looks on. Photo courtesy of Christopher Permar.
Local News

Spring 2018 Bocce Tournament

July 13, 2018

Donna Rapuano rolls while Dom Michini looks on. Photo courtesy of Christopher Permar. Prince of Piedmont Lodge No. 475, Order of the Sons of Italy in America, observed one of its own… Read More

Arts & Entertainment

Wine in Liguria: A Land of Contrasts

July 13, 2018

By Frank Cipparone The coastline that stretches from Tuscany to the French border, with Genoa at its center, has some of Italy’s most stunning scenery. Southeast of the city is the Riviera… Read More

Arts & Entertainment

Wine From a Retired Chef’s Perspective

July 13, 2018

By Murray Schulman Nonna and nonno guardavano il telegiornale e ho sentito che recentemente volcani (Many of my readers know, and I am sure that my new readers will quickly discover, that… Read More