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Neumann president Dr. Rosalie Mirenda’s work ethic comes from South Philly roots

By On May 8, 2017

By Pete Kennedy “I’m not an early, early riser,” Dr. Rosalie Mirenda says. “I like to be in my bed until 6 o’clock or so, and then I get up to exercise.”… Read More

Local Interests

In the chair of the maestro, getting the kindest cut of all

By On April 17, 2017

By Charles Sacchetti In the 1950s, as a kid growing up in my Southwest Philly neighborhood, I like many others knew where I would spend about an hour or so every third… Read More

Joseph Rollo
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Immigrant Joseph Rollo devotes his career to helping others on their journey

By On April 17, 2017

By Pete Kennedy Love brought Joseph Rollo to America. He was a teenager from Sicily when he first visited the United States and met Anna Maria, the woman he would later marry.… Read More

Justin Perillo
Achievers

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

By On 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

Pete Giorgi cooks with sister Josephine, nephew Joe Giorgi (current president of Giorgi Kitchens) and Joe’s wife, Dawn.
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Co-founder credits community service with Giorgi Kitchens’ success

By On February 20, 2017

By Pete Kennedy Early in his career, Pete Giorgi Sr. worked as an engineering technical illustrator at DuPont, in the atomic energy department that was responsible for designing the Savannah River nuclear… Read More

Paolo Gentiloni
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Italy votes for more coalition, less ‘demolition’

By On February 20, 2017

Prime Minister Gentiloni a sharp change from Renzi ANSA ROME — Italy’s new Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, could scarcely be less like his frenetic forerunner, Matteo Renzi. In place of a provincial… Read More

Achievers

Maria Teresa Morrison of Rehoboth is a passionate advocate for immersive instruction

By On February 20, 2017

By Pete Kennedy “Italian is the modern Latin.” So says Maria Teresa Morrison, who speaks with some authority on matters of language, having spent 32 years teaching Italian, French and Spanish at… Read More

Local Interests

UNICO spreads holiday cheer at Harbor Health in Lewes

By On January 27, 2017

Italian-American Herald Members of UNICO-Delaware District 1 and St. Edmond Church Choir gathered at the Harbor Health Rehabilitation Center in Lewes on Dec. 3 to share the spirit  of Christmas.  Patients enjoyed singing… Read More

Local Interests

Six Freedom Medals awarded at spirited patriotic gala

By On January 27, 2017

By Peg DeGrassa, Delco News Network Standing before an audience of almost 700 attendees, legendary performer and Vietnam veteran Bobby Rydell, choked-up and emotional, proclaimed, “We are united, the United States of… Read More

Local Interests

Dave, Bobby and I — at one of life’s curious intersections

By On January 27, 2017

By Charles Sacchetti It all started in the spring of 1972. One of the perks of my job, in Temple University’s Athletic Department, involved my using the facilities on a regular basis.… Read More