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  1. New Data Bases Added to Website

    from the February 2016 issue

    After years we finally finished the Newark New Jersey naturalization petition project Over records were finished and proofed and they are now up on our website The Newark naturalizations records that were added are all Petitions spanning the years thru A smaller project Puerto Rican Naturalizations with records has also gone up on the website Section of the Jones Act of conferred American citizenship on individuals born in Puerto Rico Under the terms of this section any person born in Puerto Rico of alien parentage including whose parents retained Spanish citizenship could acquire U S citizenship by filing a Declaration...

  2. New Genealogical and Biographical Society

    from the January 2015 issue

    The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society NYGandB is pleased to announce that it is taking preorders for the long-awaited New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer The New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer is the first book of its kind More than experts have reviewed and contributed to its content about local and regional resources and key topics in New York family history The result is a book of more than pages with Chapters on major record groups and research resources Information on major ethnic and religious groups that have lived in New York Gazetteers maps...

  3. New genealogy blog launches: Genealogy by Barry

    from the April 2014 issue

    Genealogy by Barry includes content from Barry J Ewell s eight-plus years in genealogy and family history mentoring and conference presenta-tions Each month new and fresh material will be added to the blog amongst the categories which include Digitizing This category will introduce articles covering all aspects of digitizing and pre-serving you family history Family Treasures Book This category will provide an in-depth overview of Barry s book Family Treasures Lessons Tips and Tricks for Discovering Family History You can also find sample chapters of the book Genealogy Research This category will include articles providing research guidance tips and tricks...

  4. New Jersey Record Searches

    from the January 2006 issue

    New Jersey Record Searches June DeLalio Bea Denman Howley submitted a report from the Home News Tribune central New Jersey newspaper p A dated December indicating that the current fee for a State of New Jersey vital statistic record such as birth death and marriage certificates will increase to It was explained that the increased costs are to cover the expenses of recent state and federal security measures with regard to reducing identify thefts Checking the website for the Office of Vital Statistics the latest posting indicates Vital Records Fee increase authorized per Title shall be effective January The fee...

  5. New York State Records

    from the May 2006 issue

    George R Krahl Chairman of the NYS Council of Genealogical Societies reports that a bill has been introduced into the Assembly and Senate which would reduce the cost of searching for and copying of vital records to half the existing rate This bill A in the Assembly and S in the Senate would establish a rate of for searching and copying one vital record in contrast to the present rate of In both legislative bodies the bill has been referred to the Health Committee Chairman Krahl says that while it is necessary to secure the support of every member of...

  6. Newsletter to be Delivered Digitally

    from the September 2015 issue

    As of November st IGG will be implementing a more computer-based form of communication We have a new email address Italian genealogical group gmail com from which you will be receiving important messages and your monthly IGG newsletter You may ask Why this change It is all very simple my friends The cost of printing and mailing our newsletter has skyrocketed to the point that it now costs of your membership dues just to print and bulk-mail the newsletter This leaves only per member for speakers insurance website etc Your newsletter will appear in your mailbox as an attachment on...

  7. Nickel a Meal-in School

    from the February 2013 issue

    Pupils whose Parents Are Workers Can Buy Luncheon in Mott Street THE EXPERIMENT MAY GROW Three Cents Buys the Italian Menu Cents Adds an Apple and the Apple and Cocoa In Public School in Mott Street attended by children most of whom are Italian an experiment is being tried which may revolutionize the present luncheon system in the schools About children ranging in years from to are now being fed at noon They pay and cents according to whether they have an ordinary dinner or fruit and cocoa as well The meal is hot and well cooked and according to...

  8. No Stone to Leave Unturned

    from the November 2004 issue

    Finding the burial place of an ancestor can be one of the great hunts of genealogy It can also be one of the most frustrating parts of the research process This week we look at some ways to determine where your ancestor is buried and the additional records that may be available First we will look at some records that may indicate the ancestor's burial place Death Certificate For relatively recent burials the death certificate should provide the relative's final resting place Bear in mind that the names of some cemeteries may have changed over the years Attempts to locate...

  9. Nominated Slate of Officers

    from the May 2006 issue

    Proposed Changes to By-Laws of the Italian Genealogical Group Present By-Laws ARTICLE IV Section The Board shall consist of the officers of the corporation elected at the initial Board meeting and at each subsequent annual membership meeting Each director shall hold office until the expiration of the term for which he or she was elected and until his her successor has been elected and shall have qualified or until his her prior resignation or removal Proposed ARTICLE IV Section The Board shall consist of the elected officers of the corporation elected at each annual membership meeting the immediate past president...

  10. Nomination of Officers

    from the May 2007 issue

    The Nominated Slate of Officers for - Presidents Marilyn Verna Michael Genovese VP Programs June DeLalio VP Public Relations Anthony DiBartolo VP Publicity Angela LaGiglia VP Special Projects John Martino Treasurer Ann Holland Recording Secretary Joseph Battagliese Corresponding Secretary Barbara M Florio Directors Immediate Past President Angela LaGiglia Chairperson Newsletter Tony Sasso Chairperson Auditing Bud Pape Voting will be held at the June th meeting...

  11. Nomination of Officers

    from the June 2013 issue

    THE NOMINATIONS SLATE OF OFFICERS FOR - President Anthony DiBartolo First Vice President Arthur Filete VP Programs Barbara M Florio Angela LaGiglia VP Public Relations Anthony DiBartolo VP Publicity Mary Ann Yenoli VP Special Projects John Martino Treasurer Gail Cinelli Recording Secretary Joseph Battagliese Corresponding Sec Dr Marilyn Verna Violet Sardo The slate will be voted on at the June meeting...

  12. November Meeting - The Italian Immigrant Experience

    from the December 2014 issue

    Here are some of the dramatic Ellis Island photos Toni McKeen used to describe the Immigrant Experience When they arrived in New York Harbor all came up on deck to see their new Country Arriving at Ellis Island Waiting in the Great Hall to be processed The men had to strip and line-up for the inspectors When inspecting for trachoma a disease of the eyes the inspector used a button hook to fold the eyelid over and inspect under the lid Vaccinated and Unloused ready to go Ellis Island had its own hospital It was the first public health hospital...

  13. NYC Records Online Today

    from the February 2014 issue

    More than million New York City birth death and marriage records spanning nearly a century -- from to -- go online Thursday in a partnership between Ancestry com and the New York City Department of Records Municipal Archives The data highlights the city's importance as an immigration portal to America and is expected to be a boon to people researching their family history officials said Having this particular collection online at Ancestry com is so important to us because of the importance of New York City itself as an immigration hub said Quinton Atkinson director of content at Ancestry com...

  14. NYG&B Offers DNA Workshop

    from the May 2005 issue

    NYG B Offers DNA Workshop The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society will offer an all-day workshop to help genealogists understand the essentials of DNA testing which can provide information about family history Two top experts in the field Family Tree's DNA president Bennett Greenspan and genealogist Megan Smolenyak will lead the workshop Details about schedule cost and registration information are available at www familyhistory org or you may call - - Slate Chosen for New Board Elections for the - Executive Board of the IGG will be held at the June meeting The slate of officers recommended by the...

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