St. Joseph's Day Celebration

St. Joseph's Day Celebration
St. Joseph's Day Celebration   A traditional altar on Saint Joseph’s Day. One of the quintessential Italian holidays beloved by many is the Feast of Saint Joseph, honoring of the husband of the B...
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Tony Bennett's Italian NYC Valentine

Tony Bennett's Italian NYC Valentine
  Tony Bennett and his Mamma, Anna Benedetto (Courtesy of Bennett Family Archives)   I love New York City!  I was born here and live here and no matter how far away I go to cities ...
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Tony Bennett - Thanksgiving Memory

Tony Bennett - Thanksgiving Memory
Tony Bennett and Anna Benedetto I grew up during the Depression and mom was widowed when my father passed. At the time I was 10 years old and mom had to raise 3 young children all on her own.  Ev...
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Earthquake Fundraiser with NIAF

Earthquake Fundraiser with NIAF
  Dear Friends, as you know, about one month ago, the beautiful region of Emilia-Romagna in Italy was devastated by a violent earthquake that took many lives, destroyed many homes and monuments and ca...
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The Veteran That I Knew Best

The  Veteran  That I  Knew  Best
  My father – Vincenzo Luigi Manzelli.  He served in Europe from June 1941 until September 1945 and being born in 1914, he was one of the older “boys”.  He had fun stories about throwing cases of wine...
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