Italian American Herald
Italian Made Fun & Simple

Surnames and Their Origins

December 1, 2016

CIARLARIELLO — This surname derives from the Italian verb “ciarlare,” meaning chatting too much. Ancestors of these present families may have been noted for being chatty. It is present in 11 regions… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Italian Made Fun & Simple

December 1, 2016

Starting with the first Sunday of Advent, which this year started on Nov. 27, and running through Epiphany on Jan. 6, Italy’s winter holiday season has numerous minor and major holidays peppered… Read More

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Local Interests

Piccolo Awards go to a pair of evenly matched young contenders

December 1, 2016

REHOBOTH BEACH — Why Brian Piccolo? Why is this award named after him? Because he is a perfect model to follow. Student nominees for the Brian Piccolo Award must demonstrate the admirable… Read More

Sara doesn’t mind spending a little time in the crate when traveling because she knows she won’t get lost. Finding a place to go potty while traveling always takes a little searching.
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Sara Fa un Viaggio di Natale!

December 1, 2016

By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo As Christmas approaches Sara recalls her first her first trip to America. Something is going on! There is lots of hustle and bustle in our house, all these bright… Read More

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Food & Wine

The snow is white, the trees are green, the wines are red

December 1, 2016

By Frank Cipparone As Christians around the world prepare for the holiest day on the calendar, thoughts turn to family, friends and joyous gatherings to celebrate the Nativity. Throughout Italy, regional festivals… Read More

Every Hanukkah season brings a public menorah display to Piazza Bologna, Rome.
Featured

Fried eggplant perfect way to observe Hanukkah

December 1, 2016

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino Though people wouldn’t think so, given the presence of the Vatican, Italy has always had a significant Jewish population — the urban Roman Jewish community at the time of… Read More

Inizia la processione di Santa Lucia a Siracusa.
Italian Made Fun & Simple

Celebrare la festa di Santa Lucia

December 1, 2016

Da Susanna Squellerio Quando mi è stato proposto di scrivere quest’articolo, sono stata assalita da una sorta di smarrimento. “Tutti o nessuno, Santa Lucia deve essere ricordata e omaggiata per la sua… Read More

An afternoon with chef Tony and lunch with the ladies at D’Angelo’s in Rittenhouse Square.
Local Interests

Looking forward to margarita night and Christmas with Philly Pops

December 1, 2016

By Barbara Ann Zippi Writing this column in 2016 has given me the opportunity to see how the Italian-American community is involved in making America great. Arriving as immigrants in the early… Read More

Local Interests

Cookies for Santa! He’s coming to Serpe’s!

December 1, 2016

ELSMERE — Serpe’s, New Castle County’s Italian Specialty Bakery, in Elsmere will celebrate its re-opening with a visit from Santa Claus from noon to 3 p.m. on Dec. 10. Assisting Santa will… Read More

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History

Casket flags of Fizzano family fly over Delaware County Veterans Memorial

December 1, 2016

By Barbara Ann Zippi Focusing on a community of Italian-American military veterans, the Delaware County Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square paid respects over Columbus Day Weekend by presenting the Inaugural Flying of… Read More