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Surnames and Their Origins

By On May 8, 2017

Italian-American Herald This month our Italian surname feature will begin its coverage of surnames beginning with the letter “D.” In doing the research that is required to put this feature together, I… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Italian Made Fun & Simple

By On May 8, 2017

I thought it best that we review prepositions from the start given that we have been doing holiday lessons and that prepositions in Italian, as in English can be tricky. This is by… Read More

Per I Bambini

Sara gets new toys while visiting her momma’s family

By On May 8, 2017

By Jeanne Outlaw-Cannavo Mamma said that today we will be traveling from our appartamento in Frosinone to Graniti in Sicily where mamma’s family lives. Mamma has lots of cugini (cu jean-knee) cousins… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Apre il primo museo del Fiore, è a Sanremo

By On May 8, 2017

SANREMO — Più di cento anni di floricoltura sanremese: dai primi brevetti in Italia, alle storiche immagini della vita nei campi, passando per i vecchi utensili di lavoro, i manuali e via… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Principessa d’Orleans apre villa Principe a Genova

By On May 8, 2017

GENOVA — Il Trust Floridi Doria Pamphilj apre al pubblico la parte più intima dell’appartamento della Principessa nella Villa del Principe a Genova: due stanze da letto, quella blu e quella verde,… Read More

From the Editor

This festival season, become a part of the Italian-American renaissance

By On May 3, 2017

Step away from the carnival to absorb some art and culture By Joe Cannavo It’s hard to believe that another school year is almost over and summer will soon be here. No… Read More

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May 1 is a day to honor the Italian worker

By On May 3, 2017

First May Day celebration in Italy was in 1890 By Joe Cannavo As cited in previous articles, Italy along with a majority of its sister European countries celebrates a public or national… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Surnames and Their Origins

By On April 17, 2017

Italian-American Herald COSENZA — This surname derives from the name of the city of Cosenza in the Calabria region. From Calabria it spread to 18 other regions, the only one without this… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Italian Made Fun & Simple

By On April 17, 2017

In this month’s lesson, we’ll learn about Lent and Easter in Italy while building your Italian vocabulary with food names, greetings and religious words. We start off with the common vocabulary of… Read More

Per I Bambini

Farfalle e fiori: Le segnali di primavera

By On April 17, 2017

By Melissa Cannavo-Marino Oggi (both) Mamma e (and) nonna and I are ready to spend some time outdoors. E` primavera ed il sole brilla e l’aria ha un perfumo dolce. (It’s spring… Read More