The Supreme Lodge
The OSIA National Office
located in Washington, DC, oversees
over 700 state, regional, and local chapters in the U.S. and Canada.
The charitable arm of OSIA is the Sons of Italy Foundation and the Commission for Social Justice
fights the stereotyping of Italian Americans by the U.S.
entertainment, advertising, and media industries. The CSJ also promotes the achievements and contributions of
Italian Americans to the U.S. through research and public education programs.
The symbol of the order is the
golden lion and the organization's
principles are embodied in the slogan: "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity." The official quarterly publication
of OSIA is "Italian America."
The fraternal organization of Canadians of Italian heritage is the Order Sons of Italy of Canada
The New York Grand Lodge
The Grand Lodge of New York
is located at 2101 Bellmore Avenue in Bellmore, NY 11710. The New York State Grand Lodge
oversees eight districts and 98
Information about the current activities of the Grand Lodge can be found in their monthly
publication, the "Golden Lion." There are 20 Grand Lodges in the United States and Canada.
The CUNY based John D. Calandra
Italian American Institute
serves as a clearing house for information
on the Italian-American experience, cultural programs, and educational
activities in our area. This rich site maintains lists of coming events
that are of interest to Italian-Americans.
Comune di Sturno
is the home town of the founders of Loggia Glen Cove and many of our current
lodge members have have family and friends living in the Sturno area.
The ties between the City of Glen Cove and comune di Sturno are so close
that the two cities are called "sister cities."
The Church of Saint Rocco
Island's only recognized Italian parish and as such, the church can administer
to all parishioners of Italian decent within the diocese. The beautiful
church building was patterned after the original church located in Sturno, Italy.