People

On the Cover: Cleveland Bishop Anthony M. Pilla Laid to Final Rest

November 2021 |
Retired Bishop Anthony M. Pilla of Cleveland, who led initiatives to bring diverse communities together to overcome poverty, racism and social inequity, died Sept. 21 at age 88, the Diocese of Cleveland said. Bishop Edward C. Malesic of Cleveland...

A Look Back: La Dolce Vita

November 2021 |
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A Look Back: My Trip to Castel di Sangro

October 2021 |
It is that time of year again, Italian Heritage Month! It is the perfect time to celebrate all the accomplishments of the Italian American community, not only today but in years past; and there are a lot! From the great traditions of food to the...

On the Cover: Barrea Lake

October 2021 |
The Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo (National Park of Abruzzo) was established in 1923 to protect nature and to save certain wild animals from extinction. It is in the heart of the central Apennines between the Abruzzi, Lazio and Molise regions and its...

Diana Taurasi's Stardom Showcased at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

October 2021 |
Diana Taurasi, la figlia di un immigrato italiano, ha partecipato alle Olimpiadi quest'estate. Ha aiutato la squadra americana vincere la quinta medaglia d'oro nella pallacanestro. Taurasi ha detto che da sempre lavora duro in tutto quello che fa...

The President and First Gentleman

September 2021 |
Earlier this year, members of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, Constantino Brumidi Lodge #2211 voted in their first woman president, Sabrina Savino. The Lodge – located in Suffolk County (on Long Island) in New York – received its...

Italian Man Wins Ultracycling’s Race Across America

September 2021 |
Ultracycling is a grueling yet very rewarding sport that has been gaining speed in America year after year. Ultracyclists compete in bicycle races not less than 125 miles in length or six hours in duration, however, most races are much longer. As...

NIAF Board Member Dr. John P. Rosa to Receive Public Service Humanitarian Award

September 2021 |
The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, the oldest Italian organization in our nation’s capital, will honor Dr. John P. Rosa with the Public Service Humanitarian Award at the Club’s annual Past Presidents Night Gala on November 20, 2021. “For...

Tony Masiello: 35 Years of Service to Buffalo

September 2021 |
Tony Masiello si è laureato al Canisius College. Dopo la laurea, ebbe l'opportunità di giocare a basket da professionista ma non riuscì. Dunque, insegnò in un istituto professionale e piano piano divenne attivo nel partito democratico. Nel 1971,...
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