February 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

 Washington, D.C., February 16, 2016 On behalf of its hundreds of thousands of family members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), the oldest and largest organization representing Americans of Italian heritage, deeply mourns the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. OSIA National President Daniel J. Longo of Maryland […]

Order Sons of Italy Foundation Sets Up Italian Earthquake Relief Fund

July 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

A series of earthquakes and aftershock rocked the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna in late May, killing 24 people, injuring hundreds, leaving thousands homeless and costing the region into the hundreds of millions – and as high as a billion dollars (various estimates) – in damage and lost productivity. The area is one of Italy’s most active agriculture and industrial centers. […]

Antonio Meucci Young Inventors’ Competition

April 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sponsored by Garibaldi-Meucci Museum & Time Warner Cable Registration is now open to all New York City school children, grades 4 through 8, for the Antonio Meucci Young Inventors’ Competition. Sponsored by the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and Time Warner Cable, the competition was inspired by the legacy of ingenuity and innovation manifested in the life of Antonio Meucci. Throughout his lifetime, […]

Sons of Italy to Honor U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton

March 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC March 20, 2012 – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the first woman to receive the Sons of Italy Foundation’s (SIF) Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service, to be presented at the SIF’s 24th annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala on May 23, 2012, in Washington, D.C. The award was established three years […]

Sons of Italy Releases 2012 Italian American Festival Directory

March 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

A free directory of over 350 annual Italian-American festivals in the United States is now available through the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), the largest and oldest national organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States. The Sons of Italy 2012 Italian Festival Directory lists 370 festivals in 39 states and the District of […]

Order Sons of Italy Applauds Sen. John Kerry for Supporting Passage of Resolution Recognizing 150th Anniversary of Italy

March 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC March 14, 2012 – The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), the nation’s  largest and oldest organization representing Americans of Italian heritage, has sent formal congratulations to U.S. Senator John Kerry (D – MA) for sponsoring a Senate Resolution [S.Res.394] that passed March 12, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. OSIA also thanked Sen. […]