Category: Events

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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Suzanne Perazzo’s pictures

From left to right: Carmella Maria Caterina Rolandelli (Suzanne Perazzo’s grandmother) with her sisters Margherita Rolandelli, and Maria Rolandelli. On the left, Suzanne’s great grandmother Perazzo. Form Left to right: Stefano Perazzo (Suzanne’s grandfather), Marcella (Suzanne’s aunt Jean), and Maria Caterina Rolandelli Perazzo (Suzanne’s grandmother).

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! Three Sicilian Cousins, tre cugine siculo-americane dell’Ohio promuovono la cucina siciliana negli USA Il…
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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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Interview with Lidia Bastianich

We are happy to share an interview that Mary Kovach had with Lidia Bastianich! Thanks to Mary for the permission to share the link:

Ferrari and Jewelry in Cincinnati

Please look at the article published on the newsletter “We The Italians” regarding the Ferrari Cruise-in VI that will take place in Cincinnati on September 12, 2020. Ferrari and Jewelry in Cincinnati

Robert Rosa


Examining Christopher Columbus: Truths and Myths

For those who are interested in knowing more about Christopher Columbus, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) hosts a virtual event on Wednesday, August 12 at 6:30 pm Eastern Time. Registration is free. You can find the link at:

NIAF Honors Dr. Anthony Fauci with the 2020 Leonardo Da Vinci Award

NIAF (National Italian American Foundation) announced that they will honor Dr. Anthony Fauci with the 2020 Leonardo da Vinci Award for Leadership in Health and Science. Dr. Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and a member of the President’s Coronavirus Task Force. The award will be presented…
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Cleveland: The Feast of the Assumption has been cancelled due to COVID-19

This is a link to an article on “La Gazzetta Italiana” about the cancellation of the 2020 Feast of the Assumption in Cleveland. Very sad.