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Italian Heritage Month Events (October 4th & 5th)



October-Italian Heritage Month

 All Members, family, friends, and the community at large are invited to attend one or both of the following events in the Celebration of October as Italian Heritage Month. Please feel free to share this information with others.


10 A.M – Utica City Hall – Italian Flag Raising 

Mayoral Proclamation Presentation – Robert M. Palmieri

10:45 A.M. – Wreath Laying – St. Agnes Cemetery, Mohawk St. Utica

Remembering and Honoring

Alessandro Lucca~ Elio and Salvatore Pellettieri~ Cecelia Rapetti Kernan

Brief Historical Presentation by

Philip A. Bean –Native Utican and author of

The Urban Colonists: Italian American Identity and Politics in Utica, New York

Reception** will follow the wreath-laying ceremony

Hosted by the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica

#3 Rutger Park-The Miller Conkling Kernan House

Utica New York


8:30 A.M. – Rome City Hall – Italian Flag Raising

Mayoral Proclamation Presentation – Jacqueline M. Izzo

9:15 A.M. Wreath Laying – St. John’s Cemetery, East Dominick St, Rome

Remembering and Honoring

Luigi and Joseph Bottini ~ Rocco Gualtieri

Brief Historical Presentation by

Joe Bottini – Native Roman and Oneida County Historian

Reception** will follow the wreath-laying ceremony

Hosted by the Toccolana Club

1412 E. Dominick St. – Rome NY






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