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Pizzoferrato è la terra del Bruno Sammartino

October 1, 2021

Di Silvino D’Ercole Pizzoferrato, il borgo più bello d’Abruzzo, titolo assegnatogli da Skyscanner nel 2018, il paese della patata, ma anche il paese di Bruno Sammartino. L’ineguagliabile campione di wrestling che resta… Read More

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Former mining center now a tourist attraction in Sardinia

October 1, 2021

ANSA The mining industry in Sardinia, Italy, was booming in the early 20th century, as European nations looked to reconstruct from the damage of World War I. But, Sardinians faced myriad logistical… Read More

Featured

On the trail of Amerigo Vespucci, noted world traveler

October 1, 2021

By Jeanne Outlaw-CannavoMany of us know that our country was named after Amerigo Vespucci even though he did not set foot on what was once referred to as the “New World” until… Read More

Heritage

Italian Lesson – October 2021

October 1, 2021

As in past October issues, the Herald will dedicate this issue’s lesson to Halloween. Halloween has become a big celebration in Italy. Although it is regarded by some as another invasion of… Read More

Heritage

Surnames and Their Origins – October 2021

October 1, 2021

This month’s surname column features surnames that start with the letter C, and for a special reason. Since October is the month that Italian-Americans celebrate Columbus Day and it is the month… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Italian Lesson – September 2021

September 1, 2021

This month’s lesson is talking about weather in Italian.The most used expressions to ask for information about weather in Italian are: Quali sono le previsioni del tempo per oggi / domani /… Read More

Heritage

Surnames and Their Origins – September 2021

September 1, 2021

PALMIERI – This surname derives from the old French first name Palmiere, which in turn derives from Palma, a nickname given during the Middle Ages to the pilgrims to the Holy Land.… Read More

Community calendar

Annual Padre Pio festival Sept. 18-19 at St. Bede

September 1, 2021

Italian-American HeraldHOLLAND, Pa. – St. Bede the Venerable parish and Knights of Columbus Council 15478 present the sixth annual Padre Pio Festival from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 18 and noon to… Read More

Community calendar

UNICO sponsors Bocce Tournament in Georgetown

September 1, 2021

Italian-American Herald The Rehoboth Area chapter of UNICO will hold its annual Bocce Tournament on Sept. 11 at Mulligan’s Pointe in Georgetown, Delaware. Teams or two, three or four players may compete.… Read More

Community calendar

Awards dinner will honor excellence in medical science

September 1, 2021

Italian-American HeraldThe first annual Mid-Atlantic Italian American Medical Awards dinner will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825 Norwich Drive, Philadelphia. The dinner will… Read More