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Little Italy Neighborhoods: New Jersey

Bound Brook
Jersey City

Jersey City There is a downtown section of Jersey City along Monmouth & Brunswick streets from Columbus Drive to 9th Street that is pretty much a Little Italy.  While things have changed a bit, you still find a few bakeries like Pecoraros and Second Street and delis like Fiores. There are a few social clubs and some Italian migration center.  The parish of Holy Rosary has the oldest Italian feast in NJ.  Similar neigborhoods in the Marion section along Broadway and Mt. Carmel Church.

Raritan, Main Street, New Jersey lots of great restaurants and some gourmet Italian food specialty shops.

Madonna Dell’Assunta Lodge #2716 - Order of Sons of Italy in America
PO Box 502, Browns Mills, NJ 08015
Phone (609) 893-5080 Phone (609) 964-1520   Email

Its objectives, as conceived by its founders, are to enroll all men and women of Italian heritage under one banner in order to preserve and disseminate the rich cultural heritage of Italy; and to promote and advance their progress everywhere within the framework of American society. The OSIA continues to thrive, meeting the initial objectives of its founders through a wide variety of community, cultural, social, charitable, educational, patriotic, youth, and civicactivities.

National Coalition of Italian American Law Enforcement Associations
PO Box 214
East Hanover, NJ 07936
(888) 788-8428  Email

The object of this Coalition is be to provide a close union for its members, to be part of an ethnic group of Professional Law Enforcement Officers who cherish the spirit of brotherhood and remembrance of their roots. This coalition does not and will not take the place of any Union/Benevolent Association or any other bargaining agent that their members currently belong. They are an ethnic group to provide National membership so that the Italian Heritage will not be forgotten and will receive the respect that it is due.

The Italian-American Police Society of New Jersey
PO Box 352, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
(800) IAPSNJ-1  Email

Promotes Italian heritage through helping the community as well as all law enforcement officers and their families.

UNICO National, Inc.
72 Burroughs Place, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003-34962
Phone (973) 748-9144    Fax  (973) 748-9576    Email

Verona Unico
Verona, NJ  07044
Website:   Email

UNICO National, Inc. - West Orange
PO Box 7106, West Orange, New Jersey 07052-7106

UNICO National is a nationwide service organization similar to Lions, Kiwanis and Rotary. Its membership is exclusively open to American men andwomen of Italian heritage, or persons married to men and women of Italian heritage, of good character and reputation. Members are united in a nationalchain, working jointly on national projects and separately on community activities, to uplift the prestige of our people. It is non-political andnon-sectarian.

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