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Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

| January 2, 2021

Calling it an “an historic day for our Italian and Italian American community,” on December 15, 2020, CISC President Francesco Isgro, together with CISC Chair Fr. Ezio Marchetto, Italian Embassy First Counselor Domenico Bellantone, & donor Commendatore Robert Facchina cut the ribbon at the inauguration of the Italian American Museum of Washington DC (IAMDC). Due […]

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Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa purchasing iconic Butler Mansion for $3.3 million

Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa purchasing iconic Butler Mansion for $3.3 million

| January 2, 2021

The Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa is buying the property at 2633 Fleur Drive on contract for $3.3 million, according to Polk County real estate records. The transaction was recorded Dec. 28. “We are really happy with where we are and now, where our future will be,” said Paolo Bartesaghi, president of organization. “We […]

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Waterville mayor Nick Isgro draws criticism for proclamation of Oct. 14 as Columbus Day – 

Waterville mayor Nick Isgro draws criticism for proclamation of Oct. 14 as Columbus Day – 

| October 1, 2019

“On Columbus Day,” the proclamation says, “we honor the skilled navigator and man of faith who President Benjamin Harrison described as a ‘pioneer of progress and enlightenment’ whose spirited voyage transformed the western hemisphere and inspired countless others to pursue their dreams and convictions in the face of seemingly insurmountable doubts and adversity. ” Source: […]

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Italy’s PM on Trump: We get ‘America First’ policy but don’t expect us to agree

Italy’s PM on Trump: We get ‘America First’ policy but don’t expect us to agree

| January 25, 2018

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni told CNBC on Wednesday that he respected U.S. President Donald Trump, but didn’t agree with his ideas on migration and climate change nor his protectionist stance on trade. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Gentiloni discussed Trump’s much-criticized “America First” rhetoric. “I totally respect the fact […]

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‘Bribezoni’ is an attack on Italian-Americans, not Cuomo, says Castorina | SILive.com

‘Bribezoni’ is an attack on Italian-Americans, not Cuomo, says Castorina | SILive.com

| January 23, 2018

Assemblyman Ron Castorina said GOP leaders have attacked Italian-Americans in an attempt to bad mouth Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former aide Joseph Percoco outside the Manhattan Federal Courthouse Monday, where jury selection was underway for Percoco’s trial……. Castorina (R-South Shore/Staten Island) said the imagery fails to attack the “alleged pay-to-play culture” and points the finger […]

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Mark Mazzetti del New York Times è il vincitore dell’Urbino Press Award 2016

Mark Mazzetti del New York Times è il vincitore dell’Urbino Press Award 2016

| May 11, 2016

Il giornalista del New York Times Mark Mazzetti è il vincitore, per il 2016, dell’Urbino Press Award, il premio italiano che ogni anno viene assegnato a un reporter o editorialista americano. L’annuncio ufficiale della vittoria verrà dato il 17 maggio dall’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti Armando Varricchio nel corso di una cerimonia presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia […]

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Message from  Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio to the Italian Community

Message from Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio to the Italian Community

| March 4, 2016

On March 2, 2016, Armando Varricchio, the new Italian Ambassador to the United States, presented his credentials to the President of the United States, Barack Obama.  He replaces Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, who is now Italy’s Permanent Representative to NATO. Following the presentation of his credentials, Ambassador Varricchio issued the following message:   Upon taking the helm of the […]

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Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

| January 30, 2016

I am a human, and nothing of that which is human is alien to me.” This famous quotation by the Latin playwright Terence (2nd century BC) is often cited as the motto of Humanitas, an ideal based on the fulfillment of the best human potential and values, the pursuit of beauty, education, kindness and tolerance. […]

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International Business Entrepreneur and Cafe Milano’s Franco Nuschese to be honored at NIAF’s 40th Anniversary Gala

International Business Entrepreneur and Cafe Milano’s Franco Nuschese to be honored at NIAF’s 40th Anniversary Gala

| October 13, 2015

Franco Nuschese, president of Georgetown Entertainment Group LLC, and owner of Cafe Milano in Washington, D.C., will be honored at the National Italian American Foundation’s (NIAF) 40th Anniversary Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. Nuschese will receive the NIAF 40th Anniversary Award for Leadership and Service on October 17, 2015, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. […]

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Joseph Sciame to Receive the Sons Of Italy 2015 Guglielmo Marconi Award

Joseph Sciame to Receive the Sons Of Italy 2015 Guglielmo Marconi Award

| July 24, 2015

Congratulations to Joseph Sciame, a great Italian American who has been selected by the Sons of Italy to receive the 2015 Guglielmo Marconi Award.   Sciame is currently the Vice President for Community Relations at St. John’s University, the Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations, and a Trustee of the Sons […]

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Addio Mario!

Addio Mario!

| January 6, 2015

Mourners pay final respects to Mario Cuomo. Photo: @reuterspictures http://t.co/xdERDzldlx pic.twitter.com/vL10tkb9Ia — TIME.com (@TIME) January 6, 2015

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Lido Civic Club of Washington DC to Host Annual Past Presidents Night, November 22, 2014

Lido Civic Club of Washington DC to Host Annual Past Presidents Night, November 22, 2014

| November 20, 2014

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC will honor their Woman and Man of the Year for 2015. They are Gracia Martore, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gannett Co., Inc. and Joseph A. Martore, President & Chief Executive Officer of CALIBRE Systems Inc. The Lido Civic Club will also honor Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General […]

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