The Federation of Italian American Societies of NJ recently celebrated Carnevale at Franklin Steakhouse in Nutley as a special event in conjunction with their monthly meeting. President Pasquale Meola and the Federation officers welcomed more than 70 members and guests to the celebration. They feasted on the specially prepared delicacies and, of course – Italian wine. The Federation also welcomed five new members. A good time was had by all. If you are interested in becoming a member, contact Pasquale Meola at 973-489-7002. Monthly meetings are held every fourth Tuesday of each month.