Category: Articles

Mary Kovach interviews the author Lisa Scottoline

It is our pleasure to share the link of an interview that our collaborator Mary Kovach had with the renowned Italian American author Lisa Scottoline. Thank you Mary for sharing the link! https://www.italyusa.org/2021/05/sitting-down-with-renowned-italian.html

Mary Kovach interviews Robert Ferrito, National President of the OSDIA Commission for Social Justice

We are happy to share the link to the interview that Mary Kovach had with Robert Ferrito, National President of the Order of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America regarding the controversy on Cristoforo Colombo https://www.italyusa.org/2021/06/cancel-culture-vs-christopher-columbus.html

From “We the Italians”: Rocky Colavito’s Statue Unveiled

A statue in honor of Rocky Colavito, a sport legend in Cleveland, has been unveiled in Tony Brush Park in Cleveland’s Little Italy and Rocky himself participated in the ceremony. Please follow this link to read the article: https://www.wetheitalians.com/single_post/rocky-colavito-returns-statue-unveiling-i-am-thankful-god-chose-me-play-cleveland

Mary Kovach Interviews Ryan Fisher

We are happy to share the link to Mary Kovach’s interview to Ryan Fisher, Editor In Chief of “Italian America”! Thank you, Mary, for your great work! interview https://www.italyusa.org/2021/07/grateful-grandson-editor-in-chief-miles.html

Mary Kovach Joins the Limelight Network with Her Show: “Rockstar Manager”

Great news! Our friend and contributor Dr. Mary Kovach has joined the Limelight network with her show: “Rockstar Manager”! We are very proud and happy to share the news published on ITALYUSA.org. Congratulations, Dr. K! link: https://www.italyusa.org/2021/06/rockstar-manager-show-joins-in.html

A New Italian American Podcast

We are pleased to announce the creation of a new podcast on Italian American culture, the “Ben V. Marconi Lodge: Order of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America”, available on Google Podcasts. We spoke with the creator of the podcast, Emma K. Coleman, and this is what she said to us. Enjoy! Emma, thank…
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Emma Coleman’s pictures

Emma Coleman’s great grandparents (“Bisnonni”) Camillo DiSerio and Camella Amicone with their first and second sons Giovanni and Antonio. This is the first professional photo that they took in America. A picture of the DiSerio Family in Roswell. Camillo DiSerio and Camella Amicone had 12 children but only 9 appear in the picture, because two…
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Italian websites review “Don’t Cut the Basil”

We are happy to share the news: the cookbook “Don’t Cut The Basil” has been reviewed by several Italian websites (mostly in Sicily) as a book that promotes Sicilian cuisine un the U.S. Many congratulations to Mary, Angela and Corrina! https://www.ragusaoggi.it/three-sicilian-cousins-tre-cugine-siculo-americane-dellohio-promuovono-la-cucina-siciliana-negli-usa/ https://www.siciliafan.it/dont-cut-the-basil-libro/amp/ Il basilico non si taglia! Ricette siciliane in America https://www.cataniatoday.it/social/three-sicilian-cousins-tre-cugine-italiane-libro-cucina.html Tre cugine siculo-americane…
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Interview with Mary Kovach about her cookbook “Don’t Cut The Basil”

It is a pleasure to inform you that our friend, colleague, and collaborator Mary Kovach has just published, together with her cousins Corrina and Angela Siciliano, a book of Italian recipes: “Don’t Cut The Basil: Five Generations of Authentic Italian Recipes.” The book, with a foreword by Ale Gambini, is available on paperback or on…
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Hallowed Be My Name, an article by Sante Matteo

I have the pleasure to include a witty and very interesting article written by Sante Matteo about the origin of his name. It’s a beautiful piece of writing and I really enjoyed reading it. Many thanks to Sante for sharing it!