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February 1, 2016

What A Birth Record Looks Like

Many readers ask us what kind of info are available on the Italian Civil Records. This is a sample of a birth record issued in Italy […]
November 15, 2015

Rocco’s Store

ItalianSide and master artist Rocco Persia are happy to present a truly distinctive work of art that can be customized to celebrate your family history. On […]
November 7, 2015

NY Loves Moliterno!

We just received this message from our friend Camille Di Trani. In the past weeks we helped Camille to find her Italian roots. Without the birth […]
October 18, 2015

Honoring a family: Italian Roots in Ripacandida

Would you like to share your family memories on ItalianSide? Write to We just received this story from Linda Hoffman. We helped Linda to know […]
October 6, 2015

Sailing to Palermo (part 2)

by Mark Russell First part is here But what truly confirms Palermo’s significance as a city of international art-historical importance is its Norman architecture. The Normans […]
September 11, 2015

Sailing to Palermo (part 1)

by Mark Russell It is eight o’clock in the evening and the nightly ferry from Naples to Palermo is preparing to sail. Vesuvius looms hazily in […]
June 13, 2015

Ancestry Tour in Calabritto tracks the Mattia family roots.

While planning a trip to Sorrento with my wife, I knew that I would be only about a 1.5 hour drive from the town of my […]
June 7, 2015

Another “Back to your Roots” Tour, Another Happy Friend of ItalianSide

An Ancestry tour sheds light on Maryann’s family I decided I wanted to visit the little town where my maternal grandparents came from. I knew a […]
March 5, 2015

“Biggia-dutz” !

What do you recall about growing up Italian? Share one of your childhood memories with us. Our Grandmas often relied on memory when cooking dishes whose […]