Electeds seek Columbus petition signatures

Oct 23, 2017 99

BY: Patrick Rocchio

An effort is ongoing in the borough’s Italian-American enclaves to save a beloved statue of Christopher Columbus. Locals are participating in at least two petition efforts to implore a public art review commission established by Mayor de Blasio to keep a statue of Christopher Columbus in Manhattan’s Columbus Circle.

The Sons of Italy placed petitions concerning the 18-member commission’s review of all city monuments on each table at the 41st Annual Bronx Columbus Parade’s dinner dance on Friday, September 29, said the parade’s coordinator Tony Signorile.

 

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