Italian American Herald
From the Editor

Justice prevailed in ruling on Columbus statue

October 1, 2021

EDITOR’S NOTEOn Aug. 17, Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Paula Patrick ruled that the boarded-up Christopher Columbus statue in Marconi Square can remain there, and that the city had no legal basis… Read More

Featured

At the top of their game

October 1, 2021

In the golden age of baseball, Italian Americans led the way By Frank CipparoneGrowing up in postwar America, October delivered three certainties – homework, Halloween candy, the Yankees in the World Series.… Read More

Local News

Ten teams compete in UNICO bocce tournament

October 1, 2021

From left: Commissioner Maria Teresa Sachele-Morrison, Rehoboth Chapter Secretary Veronica Dannerhoj, Commission Chairman Richard DiLiberto, tournament coordinator David Sciortino, UNICO National First Lady Pat Pelonero and UNICO National President Steve Pelonero. Italian-American… Read More

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Iconic Piazza del Popolo welcomes all to the Eternal City

October 1, 2021

By Ben Resini The weight of a professional camera can grow heavy over time. It’s a slippery slope between the benefits of a “dream” profession to eventual burnout and creative standstill. I… Read More

Achievers

Lodge president to make up for lost time in 2022

October 1, 2021

By Pete Kennedy Bernadette Barbone Wesler grew up in an Italian family and is a lodge president with the Sons and Daughters of Italy – but she has never traveled to Italy.… Read More

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Venice: Where the sun set on the Italian Renaissance

October 1, 2021

By Robert Damien Santagata The most serene city of Venice – La Serenissima, as she was long called – rises from the water like a miraculous, dreamy mirage – colorful, frail, improbable… Read More

Food & Wine

Something completely different: When white becomes orange

October 1, 2021

By Frank CipparoneOne thing you can count on with wine – styles come and go, grapes fall into and out of favor, consumer tastes change. Winemakers will reach for that next rung… Read More

THE CHEF'S PERSPECTIVE

Autumn aromas in the air mean feasting time is near

October 1, 2021

By Murray SchulmanPumpkins, apples, wine, crisp clean air with whisps of wood smoke and spice. No wonder this is my favorite time of the year. What could be better than a drive… Read More

IT'S ALL GOOD

Used sports car only $500 – priceless life lesson included

October 1, 2021

By Charlie SacchettiIn the fall of 1969, it was time for me to make the big move. As a senior in college who was in no way financially well off, I had… Read More

Per I Bambini

Ecco l’autunno! It’s autumn!

October 1, 2021

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino and SaraMi piace tanto (me pea-a-chay tan-toe) I love this time of year. L’autunno (law-two-no) is colorful and cool and there are many new things to see and do!… Read More