The Italian American One Voice Coalition as well as Coalition members UNICO Nation, the Anti-Bias Committee of UNICO and the UNICO Columbus Parade Committee (www.iaovc.org) are adding its voices to the growing chorus of organizations and public officials shocked by the recent defacing of the Christopher Columbus statue in Hamilton Township, NJ. &n...

Rain did not deter the members of the UNICO Delmarva Chapter, family and friends from enjoying animated conversation, competition and good food at the chapter's bocce tournament held Oct. 11 at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton.   The event celebrated Columbus Day weekend and Gov. Jack Markell's proclamation of October as Italian American...

by Frederick Melo   Move over, Christopher Columbus. The second Monday in October is now known as Indigenous Peoples Day in the city of St. Paul. The resolution was sponsored by all seven members of the St. Paul City Council and approved Wednesday to heavy applause from a crowded, upbeat audience.   It encourages other institutio...

By James S. Oddo   Several times since I began working at Borough Hall, my Mom has welled up with emotion, telling me how proud my grandfather would have been to see me become the Borough President. She was speaking of her Dad, Edward Galbo, who left Sicily in 1902 for the promise of a better life in a new land.   When he arrived, he...

by Chiara Zaccherotti Mai Cristoforo Colombo si sarebbe potuto immaginare che un giorno la sua scoperta sarebbe stata commemorata a suon di musica House. Sì perché è proprio quello che succederà tra pochi giorni, in memoria del Columbus Day, la giornata più italiana del calendario americano, quest'anno proposta in una veste un po' svecchiata e men...

Strike up the bands, tune up the instruments, unfurl the flags — the Columbus Day Parade, the oldest continuous parade in the state, is preparing to step off Sunday, Oct. 12, in Bridgeport's North End.   The 106th Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Greater Bridgeport, will begin a...

The Joesph B. Franzalia, Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge No. 2422, will present the 34th Annual Festa Italiana Columbus Day weekend.   Feast on homemade Italian foods, desserts, cookies, Italian beers and coffee. The festa runs 5-9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday. There will be Italian novelty gifts, a variety of local vendors...

The Italian American Club will hold its tenth annual Columbus Day Parade on Sunday. A celebration of local Italian-American culture, this year's parade begins at 2 p.m. on Ridgedale Avenue in East Hanover and is dedicated to all who have served in the U.S. armed forces.   Leading the parade is the Color Guard of Picatinny Arsenal and th...

Chapman University - An event of historical significance and Italian pride filled the Leatherby Libraries Malloy Performance Portico during a special reception at Chapman University where a rare and valuable book about Christopher Columbus written in authentic old world script and entitled "Colombo" was donated to the Italian Heritage Archives of t...

The fifth annual Columbus Weekend Food and Wine Celebration will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in tents next to Simpatico in St. Michaels. This event offers Italian wine and foods, along with other activities such as chef's cooking demonstrations and tastings, Columbus sharing travel stories, bocce ball, Italian trivia contest, ar...