Jennifer Spitalieri

Jennifer Spitalieri, contributing writer, Cleveland, Ohio

Meet the Author: Diana Giovinazzo

November 2020
“Destiny toys with us all, but Anita Garibaldi is a force to be reckoned with. Forced into marriage at a young age, Anita feels trapped in a union she does not want. But when she meets the leader of the Brazilian resistance, Giuseppe Garibaldi, in...


Frank and Ava

November 2020
A down-and-out Frank Sinatra, trying to hold on to his voice and salvage his career, falls hard and fast for the sultry starlet, Ava Gardner, in the tumultuous, heart-stirring Hollywood romance of “Frank and Ava.” Directed by the recently acclaimed...


Local Teachers are Superheroes Too

June 2020
Resilience and determination are well-known qualities of Italian Americans. Since the late 1800s when millions of Italians left behind everything they knew and embarked on a journey to America in search of the “American Dream,” Italians have proven...


From the Tomato Fields to the Air Waves and Back Again

June 2020
Not too long ago, Paul Guglielmo was best known as “Pauly” the co-host and producer of the Brother Wease Radio Show on 95.1 WAIO in Rochester, NY. Paul’s love for radio started at a young age. While studying at John Carroll University, he began...


Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine

February 2020
The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in 1848 created an event that significantly shaped American history. The California Gold Rush brought people from all over the country to the western U.S. in hopes of striking it rich. A total...


Skolstrejk för klimatet: Salva il pianeta

June 2019
On August 20, 2018, Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Swedish student, skipped school and sat on the steps of the Swedish parliament holding a sign that said “Skolstrejk för klimatet” – “School Strike for the Climate.” To protest the lack of action on...


Meet the Author: William Giovinazzo of "Italianitá: The Essence of Being Italian and Italian-American"

April 2019
In “Italianitá,” William (Bill) Giovinazzo explores the culture and history of Italians and Italian Americans – from the time when the Greeks colonized Italy to the influx of Italian immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries to John Travolta...


Anthony "Tony" DiMare

October 2018
On September 3, 2018, the Italian American community lost one of its proudest, kindest and most intellectual members, Anthony “Tony” DiMare. Tony is survived by the love of his life, Ruth Razem DiMare, his beloved son John, grandchildren Hannah,...


Pasta Grannies: Keeping Traditions Alive

July 2018
Cuisine is one of the most important differentials amongst Italian people. Specific dishes or styles of cooking become an identity to a town, a region and even a family. Italians take pride in passing along their nonna’s cooking skills from one...


Europe's Next Pivotal Election

February 2018
Lo scorso 28 dicembre il Presidente della Repubblica, Sergio Mattarella, dopo una consultazione con i Presidenti dei due rami del Parlamento, ai sensi dell’articolo 88 della Costituzione, ha firmato il decreto di scioglimento del Senato della...


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