Italian American Herald

La Festa di Santo Stefano: The day after Christmas honors the first Christian saint

December 1, 2021

Stained glass at the Bourges Cathedral in France depicts Lucianus finding the tomb of St. Stephen. By Jeanne Outlaw-CannavoThe Christmas season in Catholic Italy focuses on the meaning of the season with… Read More

Book Review

A mother’s recollections are richly and vividly re-imagined

December 1, 2021

By Al Kemp, Managing EditorLuisa Livorno Ramondo grew up enthralled by the stories her mother and father would share about their journey out of Torino, Italy, and their arrival in the East… Read More


Leader of heritage council puts heart into work, family and community

December 1, 2021

By Ken MammarellaAl DeGennaro appreciates, exemplifies and perpetuates the goal of his grandparents, who emigrated from Italy to America “to provide better lives for themselves and opportunities for their children.” “The family… Read More


It’s good to have friends in high places, and Garmin in the trunk

December 1, 2021

By Charlie SacchettiThere is no doubt that I became a “believer” in 2006. Not in the religious sense, mind you; that happened many years earlier. No, I became a believer in a… Read More


Visiting this winter? Bring ice skates

December 1, 2021

ANSA Winter sports in “sunny Italy” are not limited to the Alps. While snow is an extremely rare occurrence in Rome, Italian weather experts are forecasting a pretty nippy winter, especially considering… Read More

Per I Bambini

Il Primo Natale con Mamma

December 1, 2021

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino and SaraNatale! Christmas! When I was a puppy and didn’t have a home, I was molto triste (mol-toe-tree-stay). Then Mamma found me and took me to her home, and… Read More


Italian immigrants and the Feast of the Seven Fishes

December 1, 2021

By Murray Schulman The Chef’s Pers-pective in December should be an easy column to write. The truth is that there are so many topics available in this last month of the year… Read More


Artist re-creates Trevi Fountain in miniature with 20,000 Legos

December 1, 2021

ANSA ROME – A Sardinian artisan has made a reproduction of Rome’s iconic Trevi Fountain out of Lego bricks. The author of the 20,000-brick work is Maurizio Lampis, president of the cultural… Read More

News in Italian

Gli Uffi zi sbarcano in Cina, 10 mostre a Shanghai

December 1, 2021

ANSAUna partnership per 10 mostre in cinque anni a Shanghai con opere provenienti dalle collezioni delle Gallerie degli Uffizi di Firenze. Presentato oggi in Cina un accordo trale Gallerie degli Uffizi e… Read More

Food & Wine

Sipping something curative: Good for what may (or may not) ail you

December 1, 2021

By Frank Cipparone’Tis the season to be jolly, to indulge in holiday feasts that prove Italians don’t eat to live, but live to eat. ’Tis the season to spend hours at table… Read More