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
Raritan, Main Street, New Jersey lots of
great restaurants and some gourmet Italian food specialty shops.
Madonna DellAssunta 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,
National Coalition of Italian American Law Enforcement Associations
PO Box 214
East Hanover, NJ 07936
(888) 788-8428 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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, NJ 07044
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.