Harrison Colony DAR Chapter partnering with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) sponsors an annual national essay contest in honor of Christopher Columbus. The contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve.   Each year the DAR and the NIAF agree upon a topic for use during the academic year, and contest instructi...

Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) announced a Senate resolution supporting the preservation of Columbus Day as a federal and state holiday. The resolution will be formally introduced at the next Senate session. "New Jersey has the second highest population of people of Italian ancestry in the country," Senator Pennacchio said. "For the 1.4 million Ita...