In the face of controversy during recent years of what many people consider to be major atrocities against Native Americans surrounding Columbus Day, a state and national holiday that reveres Christopher Columbus as a national hero who discovered America, the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders has declared its support for a state Senate resol...

Surprised to learn that public schools in San Francisco still celebrate Columbus Day, the Board of Education scrubbed the holiday off the academic calendar on Tuesday to appease Native American students in the district. Far less radical school districts than the San Francisco Unified School District have ditched Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous...

A wide ranging group of national, regional and local organizations have joined forces to oppose the National Education Association's (NEA) recent initiative to celebrate the second Monday of October, the Federal Columbus Day holiday, as El Dia De La Raza/Indigenous People's Day.  The group of organizations, which has named itself the "Preserve Colu...

Baltimore has a very lively Little Italy, and a promotion center that does a lot of interesting and important things to represent and promote what's Italian in "The city that reads", as once somebody nicknamed it. The President of this Promotion center is a young successful Italian very proud of his roots. We're thankful to Gianni Andracchio for...

NEW YORK- La statua di Cristoforo Colombo, che domina Columbus Circle, dal 20 settembre scorso è stata circondata da un monolocale. Un appartamento moderno e attrezzato, con una vista mozzafiato, ed interni confortevoli. Ottantamila visitatori lo hanno visitato in questi ultimi due mesi, salendo diverse rampe di scale, e trovandosi a tu per tu con...

Sea Isle City's 24th Annual Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival will take place Oct. 11, sponsored by Mayor Leonard Desiderio and his family. Both events will celebrate Sea Isle's rich Italian heritage while delighting people of all ages with live music and other entertainment.   The Columbus Day Parade will begin at 2:00 p.m. in front...

The 55th annual Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival will be celebrated Oct. 13 in downtown Binghamton, marking the city's rich Italian American community.   The event opens at 9 a.m., with the Italian flag raised outside City Hall. At 10 a.m., the parade will kick off at Arthur and Main streets, then to Court Street and finish on State...

The National Italian American Heritage and Culture Month of October was designated by United States Presidential Proclamation. Coinciding with the festivities surrounding Columbus Day, the proclamation is in recognition of the many achievements, contributions, and successes of Americans of Italian descent as well as Italians in America.   Ov...

Union County Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak announced the county's sixth annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event is set for Friday, Oct. 10, at 1 p.m., on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse.   The keynote speaker/guest of honor is Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) who has represented central New Jersey in Congress si...

By David Ddanzis   The Sparta chapter of UNICO — the country's largest Italian-American service organization — will unveil a monument in honor of Christopher Columbus Monday morning at Dykstra Park. "We've been trying to do this for many years and it's finally becoming a reality," said Ken Carafello, Sparta UNICO president.   "It...