Category Archives: New York City

Italian American WWII Hero: Robert A. Vaccaro

To remember the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, NIAF is recognizing Italian Americans who sacrificed, served and defended peace, freedom and democracy during the war. This entry is a special submission from NIAF Member Chris R. … Continue reading

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Mayor Bill de Blasio remarks at the opening of “The Italian Americans” at NYU

The National Italian American Foundation was at New York University’s Kimmel Center., on February 10, for the preview screening of “The Italian Americans,” set to air nationally February 17 and 24 on PBS. At the event, New York City Mayor Bill de … Continue reading

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