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Old 02-18-2015, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Interesting special on PBS. The program starts out talking about Roseto, PA, which is apparently one of the most Italian town/cities in the U.S.

Here's the video.

Video: Roseto | Watch The Italian Americans Online | PBS Video
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Old 02-20-2015, 03:27 PM
 
Location: University City, Philadelphia
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Interesting special on PBS. The program starts out talking about Roseto, PA, which is apparently one of the most Italian town/cities in the U.S.

Here's the video.

Video: Roseto | Watch The Italian Americans Online | PBS Video
Roseto is just north of Easton near Bangor and Wind Gap. Just a few miles away is the town of Pen Argyl, where the Italian-American actor Aldo Ray (born Aldo Da Re) was born.
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Old 02-20-2015, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Boston Metrowest (via the Philly area)
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Very interesting. Even growing up in PA not far from the Lehigh Valley, I had no idea that a place like Roseto existed.

I think many people associate Italian-American culture in PA with South Philadelphia, and to a lesser extent, Pittsburgh (Bloomfield), but similar to New York and New Jersey, Italian-Americans really settled around the state:

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Old 02-21-2015, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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New Castle-Youngstown-Sharon-Warren. Still strong along the PA/Ohio line.
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