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Italian Made Fun & Simple

Surnames and Their Origins

February 20, 2017

Italian-American Herald CONTESTABILE — This surname is derived from the Italian word for constable. In medieval times it was a title of honor similar to minister. Given that few present-day Italian families… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Italian Made Fun & Simple

February 20, 2017

To date we have been seeing prepositions in our lessons. However, we have not learned much about them and how they are used. The next several lessons will be dedicated to learning… Read More

Banca del Vino
Featured

No better time for Slow Wine

February 20, 2017

By Frank Cipparone Slow down, you’re moving too fast.” That lyric from an old pop tune could serve as the theme for Slow Food. Founded in Piedmont by Carlo Petrini in the… Read More

Featured

On the threshold of a culinary dream in vertical city of Positano

February 20, 2017

By Murray Schulman Last month, I began to introduce you to my perspectives on Positano. As promised, I will continue this series with more imagery of the sights, sounds and flavors of… Read More

Per I Bambini

Sara’s Mamma remembers her favorite children’s games

February 20, 2017

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino Ciao ragazzi, this month I want to tell you about some of the games children here in Italy like to play. Il tempo (the weather) has been molto bello… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Grande attrice Anna Magnani non sarà mai dimenticato

February 20, 2017

Da Susanna Squellerio Nun c’è niente de più bello de na persona in rinascita. Quanno s’ariarza dopo na caduta, dopo na tempesta e ritorna più forte e bella de prima. Con qualche… Read More

Local News

We salute trendsetter Mary Tyler Moore, and groundbreaker Lady Gaga

February 20, 2017

By Barbara Ann Zippi Jazz pianist, singer and sometime member of Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack, South Philadelphia-born Armando Joseph Greco, better known as Buddy Greco, died in January in Las Vegas. He… Read More

News from Italy

On day of remembrance, Italy mourns Holocaust’s legacy of loss

February 20, 2017

ROME (ANSA) — Italy marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day with events scheduled across the country. Holocaust Day is held on Jan. 27 every year, the date in 1945 when the largest Nazi… Read More

Justin Perillo
Achievers

‘Feisty’ Italian spirit fuels Newark native’s career in NFL

February 20, 2017

By Gabe Spadaccini When we think of Italians, certain things come to mind: food, wine, romance, coffee, conversation, etc. Seldom do we think of professional athletes as part of everyday Italian culture,… Read More

Local Interests

The DNA test and the 6 percent surprise

February 20, 2017

By Charles Sacchetti My buddy Stan, one of many friends I’ve met in my work as an outdoor chemical salesman, used one of those DNA tests in his ongoing project to map… Read More