Montalbano creates spiritual oasis

Richard Montalbano began collecting religious artifacts more than 40 years ago, enshrining them in a ...

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Arcolians to honor Dr. Geri Ann DiFranco

The Arcolian Dental Arts Society will honor Dr. Geri Ann DiFranco as Arcolian of the ...

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Navy Corpsman Sam Scardino (Vietnam)

In the thick of battle during the Vietnam War, Sam Scardino was so severely wounded ...

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Digital baseball cards innovator Chris Vaccaro

Chris Vaccaro created a digital-age dynasty at Topps that built on the glory days of ...

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Unity yields Christmas gift at the Casa

There is strength in numbers, the old adage goes, and nowhere is that more apparent ...

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Pompeii to celebrate season with song

In keeping with the spirit of the holidays, The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii ...

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Survivors to commemorate tragic fire

  On Dec. 1, 1958, a fire tore through the Our Lady of Angels School ...

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CIAP whips up 3rd annual Cuccidati fest

The Chicagoland Italian-American Professionals will present its third annual Festa dei Cuccidati at Pescatore Palace ...

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What I wish … for the holidays!

When an Italian wants to describe a hope or a wish he has, either for ...

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Yet another genealogical treasure trove

During all the time I have been updating everyone with more information on familysearch, I ...

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Buying a house, from start to finish

You have been saving for years and now it’s time for you to purchase your ...

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How reverse mortgages works

  When someone takes out a regular (forward) mortgage, the borrower makes monthly payments to ...

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