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Annual Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K

August 2018 |
Over 350 runners and walkers took to the streets of downtown Akron on Saturday, July 14, 2018 for the Eight Annual Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Walk.  Over $30,000 was raised for the Foundation’s charitable purposes. The race...

Local Attorney, Steve Dimengo Represents Cincinnati Reds in "Bobblehead Battle"

August 2018 |
Local Attorney and NOIA member Steve Dimengo is currently representing a Major League Baseball team in a sales and use tax case against Joseph W. Testa, the tax commissioner of Ohio. The dispute arose after the Ohio Tax Commission audited the...
Local News > Youngstown

Italian American History Presentation in Liberty Township

July 2018 |
The William H. McGuffey Historical Society hosted La Gazzetta contributing writer Ben Lariccia and award-winning realtor Connie Tarr-Bostardi to speak before the group on local Italian American history at its May 19 meeting. Richard Scarsella,...
Local News > Cleveland

Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2018

July 2018 |
The Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2018 showcasing award-winning films from Italy opens Sept. 13 - Oct. 4, 2018 at the Cedar Lee Theater in Cleveland Heights, the Atlas Cinemas Eastgate in Mayfield Hts. and the Capitol Theatre in Gordon Square...

Il Cenacolo Celebrates 90 Years

July 2018 |
Il Cenacolo Italiano di Cleveland celebrated its 90th anniversary on June 8, 2018 when 66 members and guests filled the ballroom at Judson Manor. After an hour of socializing over prosecco and appetizers, President Carmela Mitra began the formal...
Local News > Youngstown

Local Italian American History: From Agnone to Hubbard Township - Part 2

July 2018 |
I primi immigranti italiani a stabilirsi nella valle del Mahoning giunsero durante lo sciopero dei minatori di carbone del 1873, quando i proprietari delle miniere ricorsero alla pratica di importare lavoratori sostitutivi, chiamati crumiri. La...

Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2018

June 2018 |
Thursday, Sept. 13 “In Guerra per Amore” (“At War for Love”) Cedar Lee Theater - 7:30 pmPre-film dinner: New Heights Grill 5:30 - 7 pmA beautifully acted comedy with superb direction makes this film a must-see. This touching love story is set in...
Local News > Youngstown

Local Italian American History: From Agnone to Hubbard Township - Part 1

June 2018 |
Filippo Carosella, Filippo Marcovecchio and Alfonso Saulino along with wife Angela Maria, lived in Agnone. Of these, Filippo Carosella and Filippo Marcovecchio were contadini, or farmers, while Alfonso Saulino was a shoemaker. For all of them, as...

Saving History: Italian Wine Traditions Event at Cleveland History Center

June 2018 |
The afternoon of Saturday June 16th promises to be a very enjoyable one at the Cleveland History Center in University Circle – especially if you are into wines and winemaking!  From 1:00-4:00p.m. the CHC will host History on Tap:...
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